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…

Win Tickets: It’s a Winter Wonderland in Whoville this Holiday Season at Fairytale Town

As promised, our second Fairytale Town ticket giveaway is here! Each December, Sacramento’s Fairytale Town gets decked out in some serious winter style for four festive days over two holiday weekends. Guests who visit the park on Dec. 9 & 10 and 16 & 17 will find themselves in Dr. Seuss’s Whoville experiencing a dazzling display of lights, …

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…

Win Tickets: Fairytale Town Blasts off into Space for this Year’s Safe & Super Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and Fairytale Town is gearing up for its 31st annual Halloween event. The storybook park’s Safe & Super Halloween this year will send you into outer space for an intergalactic night of trick-or-treating, Jedi training, lightsaber fitness and planet hopping. Add that to an already fun backdrop of fairytale play structures, farm animals and…

Win Tickets: Gibson Ranch Hosts its First Pumpkin Festival Complete with Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Costume Contest, and More!

From bird watching to fishing to horseback riding and hiking, Gibson Ranch Park in nearby Elverta, Ca. has been the setting for many Sacramento-area family activities and events over the years. The 325-acre country park has now added “pumpkin farm” to its repertoire. Each Saturday and Sunday beginning Sept. 30 through Oct. 29, 2017, Gibson…

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…

Celebrate Mother Earth and Teach Your Children About Earth Day this Saturday, April 22

This Saturday, people all over the world will be celebrating Mother Earth. April 22 marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It’s a day of celebration, raising public awareness and coming together as a community to help preserve our land. Around the nation there will be…

Win Tickets: Fairytale Town’s Free Book Festival to Feature Barbara Jean Hicks, Author of Frozen: A Sister More Like Me

Every September, Sacramento’s favorite storybook park opens its doors to children of all ages for its free annual children’s book festival, featuring a lineup of renowned children’s book authors. This year, the 16th annual Scholarshare Children’s Book Festival will feature headlining author Barbara Jean Hicks, of Frozen: A Sister Like Me and a new book, Once Upon a Parsnip.…

Celebrate National S’mores Day while Enjoying the Great Outdoors

National S’mores Day is just around the corner – Wednesday, August 10. How are you planning on celebrating? Did you know that the first official s’mores recipe was published in the Girl Scout Handbook in 1927? Over the years, the recipe was passed from camper to camper and eventually became the most famous fireside dessert.  We have…