Community Events

2017 Special Events 

Click here for the 2017 Special Events Calendar.

Interested in sponsoring a special event?

Click here to view our Sponsorship Brochure (2017 coming soon)
Click here to view our Sponsorship Letter

  • Click here to view 2017 Movie Night in the Park Sponsorships
  • Click here to view 2017  Hot August Bites Sponsorship

Interested in being a vendor at a special event?

Only one application per direct sales company will be accepted. First come, first served. Multiple booths per type of product may be allowed at the discretion of the Sunrise Recreation and Park District.

  • Click here for the July 28th Movie Night in the Park Vendor Application
  • Click here for the Hot August Bites Vendor Application
  • Click here for the City of Citrus Heights Sunday Funday Vendor Application

Upcoming Special Events


Family Night Swim

June 23 & July 21 – 5:30-7:30PM –  Antelope Aquatic Complex

Family Night Swim is a fun way to cool off in the summer

  • $10 for family of 4 (Must be immediate family members)
  • $3 for each additional family member
  • Season Passes accepted

Community Camp Out

July 22-23 – Rusch Park

Bring your family and camp out under the stars. Register today!

  • Swimming
  • BBQ Hotdog Dinner
  • Campfire Entertainment
  • Telescope / Star Viewing
  • Breakfast

“Moana” – Movie Night at Brooktree Park – NEW!

July 28 – Brooktree Park

Join us for a fun family night out in the park

  • Movie begins at dusk
  • Don’t forget a blanket and popcorn
  • Food and desserts for sale by “Good Dog”
  • Click here to become a vendor

Sunrise Summer Jam – NEW!

July 29 – 8:00AM-7:00PM – Rusch Park

Citrus Heights Police Activities League and SRPD are teaming up for this first annual summer event! We are proud to offer this event for our communities youth!

Events Include:

  • 4th Annual Sunrise Scooter Competition – $25 Entry Fee
  • Entertainment & Live Music
  • Food

Soroptomist Craft Brewfest & Wine Tasting

August 5 – 5:00-9:00PM – Rusch Home & Gardens

“Eat, Drink & Be Merry” Enjoy live music while tasting beer, wine & food from local breweries, wineries and restaurants. For more information and to buy tickets online visit: BrewfestCitrusHeights.com.

Ticket Prices:

  • $40 Advance
  • $45 At the Door
  • $15 Non-Drinker

Hot August Bites

August 12 – 11:00AM-2:00PM – Rusch Park

Bring your family and a blanket and join in the fun with music, car show, vendors and food trucks!

  • Beer Garden
  • Food Trucks
  • Live Music
  • Car Show
  • Rusch Pool will be open for FREE swim from 11:00AM-1:00PM
  • Click here for the Vendor application

Sunday Funday

September 24 – 11:00am-3:00pm – Rusch Park

Free Family Event!

  • Inflatables & Rides
  • Pony Rides
  • Business & Craft Booths
  • DJ with Music
  • Police K-9 Demos
  • Tot and Kid Fun Zones
  • Food Trucks
  • Click here for the City of Citrus Heights Sunday Funday Vendor Application

For more information please call 727-5400 or visit CitrusHeights.net


“SING” – Movie Night at Robert Frost – NEW!

September 29 – Robert Frost Park

Join us for a fun family night out in the park sponsored by Supervisor Susan Peters.

  • Movie begins at dusk
  • Don’t forget a blanket and popcorn
  • Food and Desserts for sale

Howl ‘O’ Ween Parade & Harvest Festival

October 21 – Rusch Park

Car show and Parade put on by the Citrus Heights Community Marching Band


Arts & Crafts Fair

November 4 – Rusch Park

Vendors and more!


Capitol Pops Winter Concert

December 2 –  7:00PM – Rusch Park

Come enjoy the music of the Capitol Pops.


Other Event Information

Historic Rusch Home

Please check back for future announcements & Events. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact our District Office at (916)725-1585.
Please visit RuschHome.org for more information.

Looking for a Special Program or Event?

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Call the Sunrise Recreation & Park District Office at (916) 725-1585. If you are interested in creating a Special Event click here fill out a Special Event Application. Click here to view the Special Event Planning Guidelines. The Guidelines can help to answer many Special Event planning questions.

Sunrise Recreation & Park District Advisory Board of Directors Meetings

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the regular monthly meeting of the Advisory Board of Directors. Meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at the Rusch Park Community Center.

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