Sacramento has many museums, galleries, aquariums, and zoos that offer venues for events. Holding an event in a museum or gallery adds culture and class to any events. Or for a wild touch, hold an event surrounded by wildlife in an aquarium or at the zoo.
Art Foundry Gallery
1021 R St, Sacramento
Art Foundry Gallery is located in Sacramento’s historic warehouse district. The 2,200 square feet Main Gallery is available for events with up to 160 people. The Loft is available for events with up to 100 people.
The Barton Art Gallery
1723 I St, Sacramento
The Barton Art Gallery is a Sacramento gallery focusing on the works of local artists. The gallery is available to rent for banquets, parties, and other events. A covered patio and a garden provide additional outdoor event space.
California Automobile Museum
2200 Front St, Sacramento
California Automobile Museum features a large collection of automobiles. The museum has three spaces available for events, the Alhambra Room, the Conference Room and Vic’s Ice Cream Parlor.
California Museum For History, Women and the Arts
1020 O St, Sacramento
The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts is located one block from the California State Capitol. The museum has several venues available for events including a 250 seat auditorium with a rotunda, a lobby and mezzanine, museum galleries, conference rooms, and a courtyard.
California State Railroad Museum
111 I St, Sacramento
The California State Railroad Museum features 225,000 square feet of exhibit space filled with restored locomotives, rail cars, and more. The museum offers several venues for events. The Museum Roundhouse accommodates standing events with up to 550 people or seated events with up to 350 people. The Museum Sierra Scene accommodates standing events with up to 60 people or seated events with up to 40 people. The Eagle Theatre seats 150 people. The Railroad Museum Theaters each seat 135 people. The outdoor 1849 Scene can accommodate large outdoor events with several thousand people. The Excursion Train accommodates up to 225 people. The Dinner in the Diner accommodates up to 48 people. The Union Pacific Caboose is available for kid’s events with up to 25 people.
Crocker Art Museum
216 O St, Sacramento
Crocker Art Museum houses an expansive art collection in a historic 1872 mansion and a 125,000 square feet Pavilion. The entire museum or Pavilion can be rented for large events. The elegant 2,900 square feet Ballroom is available for events with up to 550 people. The 2,835 square feet Friedman Court accommodates up to 550 people. The auditorium seats 260 people. The 1,200 square feet Cemo Meeting Center accommodates up to 200 people and includes two 600 square feet meeting rooms. The 7,780 square feet outdoor courtyard accommodates up to 1,500 people. The 5,500 square feet outdoor E. Kendell Davis Courtyard accommodates up to 1,100 people.
3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento
Fairytale Town is a 2.5 acre park and outdoor children’s museum that brings fantasy worlds to life. The park offers birthday party packages for groups with up to 50 guests. The park also has several spaces available for after hours events. The Children’s Theater seats 150 people. King Arthur’s Castle and Sherwood Forest each seat 30 people. The Dish and Spoon Café seats 25 people. McGregor’s Garden seats 20 people. The Japanese Garden makes a lovely setting for wedding ceremonies.
1350 17th Ave, Sacramento
Funderland is an amusement park located in William Land Park between the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town. Funderland offers birthday party packages for groups with 10 or more guests. The park is also available for private after hours event rentals.
501 Arden Way, Sacramento
Limn is a 9,000 square feet art gallery featuring Contemporary Chinese Artists. The gallery is available for receptions with up to 200 people or seated events with up to 120 people. Limn’s courtyard is available for outdoor events with 250+ people.
Pamela Skinner Gallery
723 S St, Sacramento
Pamela Skinner Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in downtown Sacramento. The gallery is available for receptions, parties, and events.
1600 Exposition Boulevard, Sacramento
Raging Waters is a waterpark located at Cal Expo. The park has 25 water attractions including slides and pools. The park can accommodate group events with up to 5,000 people. Birthday party packages and group rates are available.
The Sacramento Zoo
3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento
The Sacramento Zoo is a nonprofit zoo with over 140 species of animals. The zoo is available for weddings, parties and other group events. The Kampala Center accommodates up to 300 people in the summer or up to 80 people in the winter. Gibbons Alley accommodates up to 200 people. The Rare Feline Center accommodates up to 100 people. Birthday party packages are offered at the zoo for groups with up to 35 guests.