Summer Day Camps for Kids in Sacramento

Looking for ideas on how to keep your kiddos out of trouble and off their electronics this summer? Sacramento and its surrounding cities offer a number of summer day camp options for kids of all ages and interests. From acting and art classes to science-centered learning camps to programs focusing on fun and games, Sacramento museums,…

Book Giveaway: 1,001 Things to do in Sacramento with Kids

Those of us who live in Sacramento or visit frequently know that there are all kinds of fun things to do with kids of all ages. But did you know that someone has actually counted? According to local author Sabrina Nishijama, there are at least a thousand (seriously, one-thousand) things to do with your kiddos in and…

Considering Museum Membership? Sacramento Museums are Offering Great Deals in Celebration of March’s Museum Membership Month

Sacramento, California’s capital city, has some great museums, many of which are perfect for families with kids in tow. If your family visits museums regularly, but you haven’t quite made the jump to membership, now may be the perfect time to consider it. March is Museum Membership Month, and Sacramento Area Museums (SAM) are celebrating with…

Sacramento Museum Day: Destinations To Visit That Are Off The Beaten Path

This Saturday, February 3, 2018, marks the 20th annual Sacramento Museum Day. With over 25 participating museums and destinations, along with local restaurants, it’s going to be an eventful day. Sacramento Museum Day is presented by Sutter Health and sponsored by California Family Fitness.  Local museums will be offering FREE or reduced admission to the community…

Win Membership: Fairytale Town’s Annual Membership is a Gift that Keeps Giving All Year-Long

  If you’ve got kids under the age of 10, you’ve probably visited Fairytale Town more times than you can count.  The storybook park located in William Land Park, and across the street from the Sacramento Zoo, is a favorite among many Sacramento families and has been a staple attraction in Sacramento since the 1950s. Have you ever thought…

Discover Gold’s Rich History in Sacramento and its Surrounding Hills

Sacramento is engulfed in history. Some of California’s most precious history comes straight out of Sacramento’s nearby hills.  If you have had a fourth-grader enrolled in a California school, then you were reminded of the importance of James Marshall, John Sutter and everything related to the Gold Rush. In case you need a quick history lesson, the California Gold Rush…

Win Tickets: Fairytale Town Giving Away Prize Bundle in Celebration of the 17th Annual ScholarShare Book Festival

One of Fairytale Town’s signature events is coming up this next weekend. The 17th Annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival will feature New York Times Best-Selling Author and Caldecott award-winner Lindsay Mattick, author of Finding Winnie, the true story of World War I Canadian Soldier Harry Coleburn who rescued a baby bear as he headed overseas…

11 Surprising Ways to Immerse your Kids in Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Culture this Fall

What makes Sacramento the Farm-to-Fork Capital of the world? A year-round growing season and ideal climate for, oh, just about 1.5 million acres of farms and ranches growing over 160 crops! But did you know that there’s a cornucopia of ways in which families and kids can dig into all this Farm-to-Fork fun? And the…

The Crocker Art Museum Unveils New Art Spot PL!NK, and Kids Love it!

Sacramento is a wonderful family town with a plethora of events, activities and venues for children and families. Perhaps one of the most surprising places in Sacramento to welcome children is the West Coast’s oldest public art venue, the Crocker Art Museum. While the Crocker has welcomed children for years, they have really stepped up their game…