Community Events

2017 Special Events

Check back in January 2017 for the 2017 Special Events Calendar.

Interested in sponsoring a special event?

Click here to view our Sponsorship Brochure
Click here to view our Sponsorship Letter

Interested in being a vendor at a special event?

  • 2017 Special Event Vendor Applications will be online in January

Upcoming Special Events


Free Throw Contest

January 14 – Rusch Park

Open for all boys and girls ages 9-14. This contest is sponsored by the Sunrise Recreation and Park District and the Infant Mary Council #4964 Knights of Columbus. Boy and Girl winners in each age group will receive an award and will advance to the District Competition. Proof of age required.

Movie Night at Pioneer Park

April 7 – Pioneer Park

Join us for a fun family night out in the park

Pet-A-Palooza

April 22 – Rusch Park

Bring your family and pets out to the park to enjoy live music, vendors and more!

Creek Week Clean Up Day

April 29 – Various Park Sites

Join in the clean up and make a difference in our local ceeks

Capitol Pops 20th Anniversary Concert

May 6 – Rusch Park

Come enjoy the music of the Capitol Pops.

10th Annual Senior Resource Fair

May 18 – Citrus Heights Community Center

Senior Health Fair

Antelope Summerfest

June 3- Antelope Community Park

Bring your friends and family out for a evening of music, vendors, swimming and more

Family Night Swims

June 23 & July 21 – Antelope Aquatic Complex

Family night swim is a fun way to cool off in the summer

Community Camp Out

July 22-23 – Rusch Park

Bring your family and camp out under the stars

Sunrise Summer Jam

July 29 – Rusch Park

Scooter Competition and more!

Soroptomist Brewfest

August 5 – Rusch Home

This awesome event takes place at the Historic Rusch Home and Gardens

Hot August Bites

August 12 – Rusch Park

Classic Car Show, music, vendors and more!

Sunday Funday

September 24 – Rusch Park

Inflatables, vendors and more!

Howl ‘O’ Ween

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 – 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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