Sacramento’s second annual Farm-to-Fork Celebration is upon us and many downtown establishments are gearing up for two weeks of festivities. In addition to the signature events put on by the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) – Legends of Wine, Farm-to-Fork Festival, and the Farm-to-Fork Gala Dinner (the Gala Dinner is sold out) – several of our
The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) has announced a partnership with Golden Pacific Bank and SmartBiz SBA Loans to provide easy access to vital business-building financing to downtown small businesses. DSP is now a preferred referral assistance provider for SmartBiz SBA loans. Downtown businesses that are interested in this program can visit
The Downtown Partnership advocates for its stakeholders at all levels of government, and there has been a flurry of activity of note at City Hall and at the State Capitol on which DSP took positions. Now That’s Entertainment! Last week, the Sacramento City Council revised the entertainment permitting (e-permitting) process to improve downtown safety while
Interest in Downtown Sacramento is booming. There are a couple of new places that have recently moved into the neighborhood. Back in July, Graciano’s Chicago Deep Dish Pizza and Speakeasy opened their doors in historic Old Sacramento and, more recently, Quick Legal has set up their headquarters in the 800 J building. Graciano’s Chicago Deep Dish Pizza &
The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP), the City of Sacramento, and the Sacramento Metro Chamber will host the 3rd annual Downtown Sacramento Business Walk on September 18 from 1:30 pm to 4 pm. The walk will start at Bernardo's and a debrief will follow the walk at Blackbird Kitchen + Beer Gallery at 4:00 pm. If you are interested in breaking down barriers to
Meeting spaces can get old. Maybe you've discovered that your conference room table is not cultivating the same great ideas it once was and you find yourself wanting to mix it up a bit. With award-winning restaurants and world class accommodations, Downtown Sac has no shortage of great places to host a meeting. Going back to your idea of wanting to mix it up, you want to
The recent announcement by Sports Basement to enter the Downtown Sacramento market is a huge win for Downtown and a direct result of the work done by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership business recruitment program. The Sports Basement, a Bay Area retailer, closed ecrow on 730 I Street on September 9. The 70,000 square foot building, which is currently vacant, will
Starting October 1, DSP will provide street-level maintenance services in Old Sacramento based on the contract approved by City Council. This will be in addition to the core services our PBID already provides with our Guides and Homeless Outreach Navigators. "By leveraging the efficiencies of our existing Community Services team in Old Sacramento, DSP will be able
During the 60th Annual International Downtown Association (IDA) conference, the Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF) was recognized with a Downtown Pinnacle Award for Economic and Business Development for the 2013 Calling All Dreamers business competition. The DSF was one of nine organizations to be selected to receive the IDA’s highest honor. The award recognizes
Between it’s historical charm, close proximity to the river, and the abundance of photo ready locations – Old Sacramento is the perfect spot for your reception and all those glamorous bridal party/couples photos. With seven wonderful venues within miles of each other, you could go from your rehearsal dinner or reception straight to taking pictures in the natural
It's bittersweet to say so long to Music Circus until next summers. It has been a fantastic season and we are eager for Broadway Sacramento to start this Fall. The season closes with La Cage Aux Folles. La Cage is a hilarious, bawdy musical comedy by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein that won six Tony Awards in 1984, and both subsequent productions won the Tony for Best
#DowntownSac is the place to be, no matter your agenda. A little push in the right direction never hurt anyone. We've curated a list of some great things to do to get you started on your adventure in our neighborhood, and if you have a few favorite gems of your own, please leave them in the comments! For the Foodie Enjoy a special selection from Ella Dining Room
Even though summer is drawing to a close, the kids are headed back to school and it is no longer fashionably acceptable to wear white, there are plenty of activities in Downtown Sac to get you out of the house before cool weather strikes. We’ve rounded up a list of the events you’ve got to check out: What better way to celebrate the American worker than with
This summer's weather has been anything but traditional for Sacramento, but that hasn't stopped people from getting out! To me, patios and warm weather are synonymous and what better place to hang on a patio than in Downtown Sac? Downtown is home to some of the most wonderful eateries in town, and here is a roundup of the top 10 patios to wine and dine on: 1.
Downtown Sacramento Partnership's Concerts in the Park celebrated its final show of the season on Friday, July 25, breaking the record for the highest season attendance in its 23-year history. From May-July, over 70,000 people attended the Friday night concert series. "We are overjoyed by this season's attendance record," said DSP Director of Events Annie Stuckert.
The City of Sacramento is looking for businesses to feature on their Facebook and Twitter. On the first Friday of every month, a different Sacramento business will be featured with a picture and short description. This is a unique way to bring local businesses and social media followers together. If you would like the City of Sacramento to consider featuring your