SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Fall is in the air in Sacramento. 

As the harvest season brings cooler weather, there are several events happing in Sacramento during the fall months. 

The fall includes the full return of the Farm-to-Fork Festival, the California Capital Airshow, and concerts in the area. The return of the NBA season in October will also draw crowds to downtown Sacramento and the Golden 1 Center for Kings games. 

Here are some of the biggest events in the Sacramento area this fall: 

This article will be updated as more events get announced. 


The Farm-to-Fork Festival, Sept. 23, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sept. 24, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Capitol Mall

  • The Farm-to-Fork Festival returns after last year’s event was scaled back as its return followed COVID-19 cancellations. This event is free of admission and will feature music performances by Gregory Porter on Sept. 23 and Japanese Breakfast on Saturday.  

California Capital Airshow, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, at Mather Airport at 10425 Norden Avenue in Mather

  • The California Capital Airshow returns to the Sacramento area with a showcase of historical and modern airplanes that display the evolution of aviation in the United States


Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience, Oct. 1, 9 a.m. at SAFE Credit Union Convention Center

  • This event will feature brick life-sized Lego models. This event will also feature live stage shows areas where you shop for Lego merchandise.  

Aftershock Festival, Oct. 6 to Oct. 9 at Discover Park

  • The annual Aftershock Festival will feature Slipknot, Kiss, My Chemical Romance and Muse as some of the headliners during the four-day event. Rob Zombie, Evanescence, Shinedown and Vacaville-based band Papa Roach will also perform.

Sacramento Greek Festival, Oct. 7 to Oct. 9 at 600 and 616 Alhambra Boulevard in Sacramento

  • The annual Sacramento Greek Festival features a weekend of Greek culture, Greek food and entertainment throughout this three-day event. The event is $5 admission for ages 13-and-up. Click here for a parking map.

GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, Discovery Park

  • The GoldenSky Country Music Festival is set to debut at Discover Park the weekend following Aftershock. Tim McGraw and Sam Hunt will headline the two-day event. Brothers Osborne, Midland and Carly Pearce will also perform.

Sacramento Kings Fan Fest, Oct. 16, 3 p.m. at the Golden 1 Center

  • Before the Kings tip off the 2022-23 season, fans can get ready for the upcoming season with several activities. The event is free, but people will need to secure their tickets

Sacramento Kings vs. the Portland Trail Blazers, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. at the Golden 1 Center

  • The Kings open the 2022-23 season at home against the Trail Blazers.  

Sacramento Kings vs. the Los Angeles Clippers, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. at the Golden 1 Center

  • The Kings welcome the Clippers to Sacramento in their second consecutive home game to start the season.

Sacramento Republic vs. New Mexico United, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. at Heart Health Park

  • The Republic host New Mexico in the first round of the United Soccer League playoffs. It’ll be their eighth playoff appearance in nine seasons on Saturday.

Ironman California, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

  • Thousands of triathletes will be participating in Ironman California, which has a course that starts with a 2.4 mile swim near the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers downtown, followed by a 112 mile bike ride, starting and ending at Ballpark Drive at Riverfront Street, and a run that beings at Riverfront Street and ending at the Capitol Mall.
  • Ironman Village will be located at Capitol Mall and 10th Street