Make the Most of Your Sacramento Summer with Our Essential Bingo Card
July 28, 2023

Make the Most of Your Sacramento Summer with Our Essential Bingo Card

We’re already midway through summer, and hopefully by now we’ve all managed to check some things off our summer bucket list. Whether your idea of the perfect summer is cooling off at the lake, going to the drive-ins or visiting a museum, there are plenty of things to do in Sacramento this summer.

To celebrate everything Sacramento has to offer, Lyon Real Estate is excited to announce its Summer Bingo challenge! Download our custom Sacramento-Area bingo card and check off all the summery things you’ve done so far. If you haven’t managed to do them all, no worries. There’s still plenty of time left before summer comes to an end. Tag us on social media so we can see your progress – @Lyon_Real_Estate

Free Space: Survive a summer day over 100 degrees!

Float Down the American River. A Sacramento tradition, this mellow float takes you from Gold River to River Bend Park. Rent a raft or BYO!

Attend a Rivercats Game. Cheer on your local baseball team from Sutter Health Park in West Sacramento and enjoy post-game fireworks on Saturdays.

See a Drive-In Movie. Sacramento has one of the last drive-in movie theaters in California, where you can watch the latest releases under the stars.

Have a Gunther’s Fruit Freeze. One of Yelp’s top 100 ice cream shops, Gunther’s makes real-fruit freezes in flavors like orange, strawberry and mango.

Cool Off at Folsom Lake. Sandy beaches, picnic areas, and boat rentals make Folsom Lake a great place to spend a summer day, especially near Granite Bay.

Take Photos at the Davis Sunflower Fields. Golden blooms blanket the countryside surrounding Davis, making for picture-perfect scenery come summer.

Attend a Farmers’ Market. As America’s Farm-to-Fork capital, there are plenty of farmers’ markets in Sacramento where you can buy fresh fruits and veggies.

Have a Corndog at the California State Fair. The California State Fair closes July 30, so now’s your chance to indulge in the quintessential fair food.

Ride the Old Sac Waterfront Wheel. A ride on Old Sacramento’s very own Ferris wheel gives you a bird’s eye view of the river and cityscape.

Try a Local Food Truck. Lumpia, tacos, boba, nachos, curry, dumplings: whatever you’re craving, there’s a food truck in Sacramento for you.

Take a Hike in Auburn. Some of the best local trails to explore are in the Auburn State Recreation Area. Afterward, you can cool off with a dip the river.

Visit a Zoo. The Sacramento area is home to two great zoos: The Sacramento Zoo and the Folsom Zoo, the latter of which is a sanctuary for rescued animals.

Find a Favorite Street Mural. The greater Sacramento area has dozens of street murals painted by renowned local and national artists.

Picnic at Your Favorite Park. Summer picnics are one of the simplest of pleasures, and the Sacramento area has no shortage of parks to choose from.

Buy Strawberries from a Local Stand. Just-picked strawberries are a highlight of summer, and you can pick them up at several fruit stands in Placer County.

Attend an Event at Golden One Center. Fan of music? Dance? Sports? Comedy? You can catch it all at the Golden One Center in Downtown Sacramento.

Ride the American River Bike Trail. One of the best bike trails in Sacramento, it extends all the way to Folsom, offering water views along the way.

Have Brunch at Tower Café. This popular spot near Sacramento’s Land Park area offers all the brunch staples; their French toast is especially crave-worthy.

Attend a Sac Republic Game. Enjoy a summer evening and catch a match starring Sacramento’s own pro soccer team, Sac Republic FC.

Visit a Lyon Open House. Summer is a busy season for real estate in Sacramento, and if you’re looking for a home, be sure to hit up an open house in your area.

Enjoy a Local Brewery. Sure, beer is the main draw, but there are many family-friendly breweries in Sacramento that offer food, games, and live music too.

Visit the Crocker Art Museum. A great way to spend a summer afternoon is at the Crocker Art Museum, which has one of the largest collections of California art.

Host a Backyard Barbecue. If you haven’t had your friends or family over for a barbecue yet this season, it’s time to heat up the grill and get cooking!

Go Camping. Camping is another summer must. Didn’t plan ahead? There are tips on getting last-minute camping reservations in California.

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