CA State Fair & Food Festival

The CA State Fair & Food Festival at Cal Expo returns July 15 through 31, 2022! Tickets are available to purchase online, there will be concerts, competitions, various programs and exhibits, as well as a carnival and a Kid Park. More information below:

Main Gate Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
  • Friday – Sunday: 10 am – 10 pm

Carnival Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday : Opens at 2pm
  • Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday: Opens at 11am

Kids Park Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday : Opens at 1 pm
  • Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday: Opens at 11 am

Click here for a full list of hours during the CA State Fair & Food Festival

Raging Waters Sacramento

Located in the heart of Cal Expo, home of the CA State Fair, Raging Waters Sacramento has been a landmark in the community since 1986. Raging Waters Sacramento is a family-friendly destination where lasting memories are made in a relaxing and spacious venue. The park features exhilarating water attractions, breath-taking slides, crystal clear pools and fun-filled activities for children and adults of all ages.

Park goers who are in the mood for more chill rather than thrills can cool down in the tranquil waters of the Calypso Cooler Lazy River or explore Treehouse Reef, the 5-story children’s attraction with water slides, secret tubes, and hundreds of water activities. With something for everyone to enjoy, Raging Waters Sacramento is the destination for fun and sun each summer!

Hours and Days of Operation

The Park is open everyday in July. The park is closed for much of August (with several days where it is open), and is only open for 3 days in September. There are a multitude of different hours, so visit this page (from Raging Waters website) for more details.

Full tour of Raging Waters Sacramento in 2014