Experience the original Light Up the Night at Cal-Expo Center in Sacramento. Action Packed with over 3 million lights, you’ll venture through 15 acres of lights, mazes, rides, nightly shows, a fantasy zone, and so much more! Wrap up your night with a meet and greet with your favorite characters, take a few laps around our ice rink, or kick back with an adult beverage while the kids visit our newly designed fantasy zone.
Celebrate the holidays with us by coming down with your loved ones. Every moment is special as we’re meant to live in the moment. Here, there are so many things to do to help you capture that sense of magic that you felt when you were little. Even if it’s not the same things that made you feel special, it’s something new. Something different. Yet, at the same time, all of it feels familiar.
Follow the paths and wind your way through the expansive rose garden. It’s a place where romance finds its haven, and children discover boundless joy. This garden offers the perfect backdrop for a viral-worthy photo. It’s also your first encounter with the enchanting creatures that inhabit Imaginarium!
In a land not so far away, there exists an enchanted forest. This mystical woodland is unlike any other, for it is home to extraordinary creatures brought to life by millions of twinkling lights. Beasts of bioluminescence & creatures of fantastic color welcome you to their ethereal home where nature’s magic lights up the night.
Step into a kaleidoscope of mirror chambers, where every turn reveals a mesmerizing spectacle. Journey into a realm of boundless brilliance and embark on an exclusive adventure filled with wonder & fascination only at Imaginarium.
Journey to a world of enchantment, where every snap creates a treasure trove of dazzling memories. Five million lights bring flora & fauna to life, creating a wonderland that envelops its visitors. There’s magic around every corner, so have your phone handy and prepare to be mesmerized!
Experience a new type of show like never seen before! Enjoy Cirque Legacy as you dazzle at the wondrous performances on stage…all for free!
Like the past events, there will also be a balloon drop, rose garden, entertainment, and various games that offer good old-fashioned fun and magical adventure. At the Imaginarium event, guests can also have a photo opportunity with Santa and other costumed characters – making it an exciting event for kids in Sacramento. More so, foodie lovers will also enjoy a variety of refreshments in the food court and a beer garden for the adults.
The Imaginarium at Cal Expo in Sacramento will run from November 20, 2023, until January 7, 2024. Global Winter Wonderland opened in 2011 in Santa Clara as the first-ever Chinese lantern festival in the United States. It was held at Cal Expo from 2014 – 2018 to appreciative crowds.
For more information about Imaginarium at Cal Expo, please visit their website.
Sacramento offers so many opportunities for kids to enjoy and have fun all year round! Check out our list of resources, or browse through our things to do in Sacramento with kids. Still looking for more activities for kids in Sacramento? No problem! Check out our comprehensive listing of places to go in the region and our highly recommended seasonal blog posts.
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