Celebrating Black History Month In Sacramento

By Jamie Bondoc February 8, 2024

Here are 9 family-friendly ways to celebrate Black History Month in Sacramento!! 


Black History Month Tour—refreshed with new tour stops—highlights African American contributions to California’s rich history. Discover trailblazing individuals such as Bridget “Biddy” Mason, Venus and Serena Williams, and more! This tour is designed for visitors of all ages to explore the Museum at their own pace using a digital tour map.

📆 February 1 – 29


Sac Town Youth Nights

Teens (with accompanying adults or younger siblings) can expect games, horse riding, art, activities, dancing, and all activities cowboy!

📆February 10

📍Escape Velocity Resource Foundation

Black Heritage Festival

A weekend full of food, music, art, health, and family fun!

📆February 10

📍 Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum

Black Heritage 5k Run/Walk

Lace up your running shoes or take a leisurely stroll through the scenic course, all while embracing the spirit of unity and cultural pride! By participating in the 5K walk/run, you'll not only enjoy a healthy dose of exercise but also support a worthy cause. The event aims to raise awareness and promote inclusivity, fostering a deeper appreciation for black heritage within our community.

📆February 11

📍Pannell Meadowview Community Center

Black History Month Art Show and Crafters Event

Featuring, art, vendors, crafters, shopping, and more. Wine tasting and food trucks will be available (additional fees apply). Children’s Face Painting! Kids corner! All ages are welcome!

📆February 18

📍Old Sugar Mill

Black History Month Family Festival

Celebrate the richness of the African American experience with the Black History Month Festival! Enjoy live performances, creative art activities, thought-provoking poetry readings, mini talks, and explore current exhibitions like Black Artists in America: Civil Rights to the Bicentennial and Joyce J. Scott: Messages.

📆February 18

📍Crocker Art Museum

Black History Program

Get ready to celebrate and honor the rich culture and contributions of the African American community. Immerse yourself in a day filled with captivating performances, inspiring speeches, and thought-provoking exhibitions from the people in this community.

📆February 24

📍Valley Hi Community Center

✨Black Men Run Family 5k Walk/Run

In partnership with REI Sacramento, Black Men Run Sacramento presents the Black History Month Family 2.23k/5k Run/Walk! We welcome walkers and runners to choose whichever distance works for you and your family! Register here!

📆February 24

📍Begins and ends at REI on Exposition Blvd.

California State Archives Tour

Free, Behind the Scenes Tour for the Public at the State Archives featuring records celebrating Black History Month!

📆February 27

📍California State Archives

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