Community Events

2016 Special Events

Click here to view the 2016 Special Events Calendar.2016 Special Events

Sunrise Recreation and Park District and our sponsors offer a variety of events throughout the year at various locations. Please check back as the events approach as more details will become available. We look forward to seeing you out in the parks.

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?

Upcoming Special Events

Food Truck Mania

Second Wednesday of the Month – Rusch Park – 5:00-8:00pm
(4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14)

SACTO MOFO and Sunrise Recreation and Park District host this event every second Wednesday of the month from April until September! Experience all the flavors from the variety of trucks at each event. Trucks will rotate do it’s a new experience every time!

Antelope Summerfest

June 4 – Antelope Community Park – 4:00-8:00pm

Join us for a fantastic day of food, fun and music in the park with your family, friends and neighbors.
Sac Metro Fire will be on site providing demonstrations.
The Antelope Aquatics Complex will be open for Public Swim and Free Night Swim.

Red, White & Blue Parade

June 25, 2016 – Sunrise Blvd – 9:00am

Parade Route: North of Madison at Uplands Way to northwest corner of Sunrise
Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by the Citrus Heights Rotary- Tickets $5

For more information: 916-727-5400 or
Click here to view parade registration information.

Community Camp Out

July 23 & 24, 2016 – Rusch Park

Come join us for a good old fashioned camp out in the park brought to you by Sunrise Recreation and Park District in collaboration with the City of Citrus Heights and REACH.
Highlights include: swimming, BBQ hotdog dinner, campfire entertainment, and breakfast.

Hot August Bites

August 13, 2016 – Rusch Park – 4:00-8:00pm

Bring your family, a blanket or lawn chair, and join in the fun at the 3rd annual Hot August Bites with live music by The 8-Tracks, SACTO MOFO food trucks, local vendors, activities for children, $1,000’s in raffle prizes and a Classic Car Show benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. To enter your 1975 or older car visit: Rusch Pool will be open for Free Night Swim 4:00-7:00pm.

Sunday Funday

September 25, 2016 – Rusch Park – 11:00am-3:00pm

Join us for the 20th annual Sunday Funday a free family event! Your family will have a great time with inflatables and rides, pony rides, business and craft booths, music with live DJ, police K-9 demos, tot and kid fun zones and more!

For more information call 725-5400 or visit

Bark in the Park

October 8, 2016 – Foothill Community Park – 2:00-5:00pm

Presented by Supervisor Susan Peters this free event features music by Jax Hammer, food trucks, pet adoption area, local vendors and big trucks. Bring your family and friends. Activities for the whole family!

Skate Park Competition

POSTPONED! New date TBD – Rusch Park Skate Park

Are you a scooter enthusiast? Join us for our 3rd Annual Skate Park Event!
We will have beginner and advanced groups of competition. Come out and put on your best show in 1 minute to impress the judges!
Early Registration: $15
Day of Event Registration: $20

Arts & Crafts Fair

November 12, 2016 – Rusch Park

Capitol Pops Winter Concert

December 3, 2016 – Rusch Park

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 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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