It’s Christmas time! This is also a right time for winter fairs, lights, and Santa’s visit. You may spend good time with your friends, relatives, kids. There is much to do, whenever you live. The cities of the USA always welcome you with their Christmas traditions, bright fairs, street lights. Start from Sacramento, California – the brightest American state! You may take a car from Enterprise in Sacramento airport and go to meet new winter attractions. Why car? It would be more convenient for you to travel by car in winter. Why Enterprise? Still, it is a company of the highest rate in America! Make a plan!
Ice Skating in Sacramento
Ice skating rink in Downtown is more than 20 years old. No doubts, this must be a unique chance for kids and adults spend time together. It works in November, December, and January. This icy place is located in the center of the city so that you don’t need to spend much time for transportation. Also, there are many street cafes, shops, restaurants around. The skating rink welcomes visitors every day from 10 am to 10 pm for the ticket price about $12 adult and $6 kids. For this price you will get a pair of skates, socks, gloves.
Winter Wonderland in Sacramento
Winter Wonderland is usually organized in that city exhibition center – Cal Expo. What do you expect to see? You may surely expect to admire the brightest Christmas lights and Christmas decorations from different countries. You will ski, skate, taste local delicacies, meet Santa, do Christmas crafts, and participate in many others activities. Of course, you need a ticket! The ticket price for adults is about $20, for kids about $15. Be ready to spend the whole day here!
Harvest Feast in Sacramento
Thousands of people gather together in Cal Expo for the Harvest Festival. This is a kind of traditional holiday shopping for the whole family and nice opportunity to buy a Christmas present if you didn’t do it yet. What can you see there? You can see thousands of impressive handcrafts, tasty dishes, sweets, never-ending attractions. Remember! It is better to buy tickets beforehand! The festival usually takes place at the end of November for two days.
Craft Fair in Folsom
It is better to jump into your car and go to Folsom, not far from Sacramento. Folsom Community center welcomes you in November for shopping. This must be a perfect Christmas shop. The most of the souvenirs are made by hands. The entrance is free.
Big Run in Sacramento
If you are tired from shopping, you may participate in a big run. It’s a kind of charity. The money they get from the tickets is given to feed homeless people. This must be not only the longest run in Sacramento but also the most impressive Thanksgiving Day on the country. You have to check in first and pick the run for 5 or 10 kilometers.
Lights Festival in Placerville
Welcome to Placerville for the Light Festival. It takes place on the city main street being performed with lights, music, Santa’s visit, free drinks and snacks, and Christmas spirit. You are invited! The entrance is free.
Art Shopping in Sacramento
This market must be the greatest shopping event in Sacramento. People can’t wait to take part in it. It usually lasts for three days. Take your time to buy a real piece of art! In additions to this, you will meet Santa, buy handmade souvenirs, drink coffee in the small cafes, listen to music, and watch street performances. It’s like walking in a big, noisy museum where you can touch every little think you like.
Santa Clause in Roseville
There is a good tradition to sing Christmas carols on Christmas. You should go to Roseville to the central square. Santa Clause comes here to welcome all and everyone with Christmas holidays. You will see a performance with Santa clause and elves. You may take a warm blanket and some coffee with you to feel comfortable.
Christmas Tree in El Dorado Hills
El Dorado Hills Centre has something interesting for you! It is a kind of winter event that welcomes you on a central city square to see the biggest Christmas Tree in the country. You will play interesting games, listen to music, buy presents. Corn, hot chocolate, sandwiches are available.
Holiday Meal with Santa in Rancho Cordova
Rancho Cordova is a favorite place for all families. People come here for dining with Santa and Mrs Claus. You can enjoy their company the whole morning. Traditionally, you will take pancakes, sausages, hot drinks. Also, you can take a picture of Santa and buy souvenirs. The price for breakfast is about $5.
Christmas traditions are strong in America. You can visit different American cities and get some Christmas spirit. Whenever you go, you will find friendly people, decorated streets and buildings, illuminated parks, and Christmas carols. Can’t wait that moment!