Now that the weather is warmer, it’s time to start thinking about summer family fun! There are many affordable and free ways to have fun locally so that the entire family can have fun together this summer. Here are a few ideas.


This indoor playground is the stuff of childhood dreams. Bring the kiddos for an indoor play session or plan a birthday party in their delightful space. Their colorful venue has spaces to let your child’s imagination run wild, with a focus on pretend play, sensory play and arts and crafts. The venue was designed so that you can see your child from any area you’re in, so bring a cup of coffee along and relax while you watch your kids’ dreams come true.

Elk Grove Parks

Whether you’re looking for an outdoor playground to let the kids burn off some energy at, or a family picnic is on the agenda, Elk Grove has a beautiful park for you to do it at. We have some of the most beautiful and well-maintained parks in the country, including traditional parks with playgrounds, spray parks to cool down at and dog parks to let Fido run free at. Click the link above for a full park directory.

Food Trucks

Rev up your appetites because SactoMoFo’s “Food Truck Mania” is back for the summer! On the first Wednesday of every month, you’ll get to treat your taste buds to an array of flavors from some of Sacramento’s best food trucks. While you nosh, you can grab a shaded table and tap your feet to live music. Click the link above to see the event calendar and which trucks are scheduled to show up every month.

Rockin’ Jump

When the Sacramento temps heat up, so does the need to find a place for the kids to burn off some energy! Rockin’ jump has you covered with an exciting venue full of spaces to do just that. The entire family can get in on the fun in the jump arena, dodge ball court and their Slam Dunk Zone. In addition to daily fun, they offer birthday packages to take your kids’ celebrations to the next level.


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