Concerts in the Park

Turning up the volume for 25 years! Grab and beer and join us for downtown Sac’s largest outdoor happy hour – Fridays from 5 – 9 p.m., May 6 – July 29 at Cesar Chavez Plaza! #CIP2016 #Cheers25Years

With close to 6,000 fans gathering in the heart of the city to see local and nationally touring artists and downtown Sac’s hottest DJs spinning between sets, Concerts in the Park (CIP) is the ultimate destination for Friday night happy hour! The FREE outdoor music festival returns to Cesar Chavez Plaza for its 25th season: May 6 – July 29 (no concert July 1). 

Roughly 500 bands have rocked the CIP stage over the past 25 years, showcasing local talent and nationally touring artists like Cake, Tesla, Deftones, The Brodys, and Blackalicous. The 2016 lineup features Chuck Ragan, Hail the Sun, and Tyler Rich, along with local favorites like James Cavern, The Brodys, and Who Cares. Grab and beer and toast with us to music-filled Fridays!

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Date: May 6 – July 29 (no concert July 1)

Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Address: 910 I Street, Sacramento

Cost: FREE for all ages

Parking: Closest garages are City Hall Garage, Park Tower GarageCapitol Garage, or give street parking a try.

Biking: Getting to CIP on your bike is easy! We offer FREE bike valet at the Kaiser Bike Corral operated by SABA.

Transit: Get downtown with RT light rail (Blue Line & Gold Line; Routes 30, 62, 86 and 88). To plan the route that’s best for you, visit sacrt.comcall 916-321-2877 or use the online trip planner

Lost & Found: Stop by the cashier booth for lost & found items.

After Party Locations

Don't let the party end, the night has just begun. Check out our participating after party locations.



Read more about Concerts in the Park rules. No ice chest will be permitted into the park.



With over 20,000 off-street parking spaces in garages and over 1,500 on-street metered spaces located in the 66 block downtown district, we’ve got you covered.


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