Friday, Sept. 2: -Education Day**
Saturday, Sept. 3: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 4: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 5: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
**pre-registration required to participate in Education Events. Old Sacramento will still be open to the public to visit. Gold Rush Days Events start on Saturday and go until Monday evening.
Take a Ride!
Care for a train ride? How about a river cruise? You’ll find these at Gold Rush Days, along with pony and wagon rides! Purchase tickets for wagon and stagecoach rides at any Information/Ticket Sales location (see Event Map), and board at the locations shown on the event map. Purchase train ride and river cruise tickets at their respective boarding points only.
Wagon Rides and Pony Rides!
You can enjoy a wagon ride ($3 per person) or pony ride ($5 per person) while at Gold Rush Days! You can purchase tickets for either at any one of our information booths located throughout the event.
Food and Drink
Old Sacramento is known for its many restaurants and eating & drinking establishments. In addition, a special Gold Rush Days menu of delectable food and libations is available at the Embarcadero Tent City, including sarsaparilla.
Old Sacramento will remain lively even as the daily schedule of Gold Rush Days activities and entertainment concludes each evening. Friday evening, enjoy a Beer Crawl and dining discounts. Saturday night there will be a Country Western Dance featuring Buck Ford and Sunday night will be Movie Night with the classic western movie “True Grit” being shown in the 1849 Scene.
Enjoy dinner at one of Old Sacramento’s fine dining establishments, and sip a drink at one of the many bars and saloons that the area is famous for—then and now.
Lost & Found/First Aid/ATMs/Restrooms
Lost and Found is located at the Old Sacramento Visitors Center (on Second Street near J, next door to Wells Fargo History Museum). First Aid services are at the CM&T Co. building, next door to the Eagle Theater (on Front Street near J). ATMs are located at the Wells Fargo History Museum (Second and J Streets) and just south of the Delta King Landing (Front and K Streets). Restrooms are conveniently located throughout Old Sacramento.
The district of Old Sacramento is shut down to vehicle traffic during Gold Rush Days, please use the following parking garages, both garages take cash and credit:
Old Sacramento Garage – 2nd & I Street (entrance off I Street)
Tower Bridge Garage – At Neasham Circle (entrance off Capitol Mall)