Must-Attend Events

Concerts in the Plaza

Concerts in the Plaza

Year Round Events
Lincoln High School Rodeo
Where: Lincoln Boulevard, Lincoln
When: One weekend a month, September through May 
Info: chsradistrict3.com
The Rodeo is a MUST! It’s a super fun family event, and there is always a ton to watch! The California High School Rodeo Association (CHSRA), founded in 1970, is open to any high school student enrolled in a California High School. 

Rockstar Rides
Where: 801 Sterling Pkwy., Lincoln, CA, 95648
When: First Saturday of each month, 2 p.m.–4 p.m.
Info: www.therockstarmusicacademy.com
It’s time to show up and show out! Come check out some of the area’s coolest classics (pre 88) and get up close and personal with these amazing machines! Come mix and mingle with the coolest car owners! Plus it’s a free family event!

Free Farmers' Market
Where: Johnson-Springview Park
When: The last Friday of every month, 2022, 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
Info: www.rocklin.ca.us
The Placer Food Bank is providing free fresh seasonal produce and non-perishable items through drive-through distribution.

January:
Can You Catch The Wildcat 5k 
Where: Rocklin, CA, 95677
This is a family-friendly 5k in Rocklin! Super fun and an easy way for your family to be active together!

April:
Love Lincoln Craft A-Fair
Where: McBean Park
Info: www.lincolnca.gov
A local vendor craft fair with over 60+ vendors at the McBean Pavilion. It is one of the most attended artisan craft fairs in Placer County and has all of those handmade unique items that you were looking for in big box stores and just can’t find. 

May:
Annual Portuguese Holy Ghost Festa Celebration
Where: McBean Park
Info: www.facebook.com/lincolnfesta/
Attend a fun carnival in celebration of the 100th annual Holy Ghost Festa. It celebrates Lincoln’s Portuguese heritage. There is always a parade, a carnival the crowning of APDES Festa years queen, and lots of food! Make sure you make it out to this festival because it’s one that is truly unique to Lincoln and its Portuguese heritage. 

Wine Down Wednesdays
Where: Lincoln Plaza 
Info: Downtown Lincoln Association 
Enjoy an exceptional wine tasting experience in the heart of downtown Lincoln. With local wineries, artisans, and music, this is always a fun night so make sure you come one out and try some amazing wine!

June:
Rocklin Brewfest 
Where: Johnson-Springview Park
Come enjoy some samples of beer ranging from 40+ different breweries and other alternative drinks! There is live music, tons of activities, and lots of beer to drink! 

Rods and Relics Car Show
Where: Historic Downtown Lincoln
Info: rodsnrelics.net
Car enthusiasts will enjoy this event filled with TONS of cars as well as raffle prizes, music, food, vendors, and kids' activities for family and friends. There are over 400 American-made vehicles that include antiques, original, classics, street rods, muscle cars and modified from 1975 and older. The event is sponsored by the Rods and Relics Club and the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. 

July: 
Fourth of July Parade 
Where: Historic Downtown Lincoln 
Info: cityoflincoln.org
Come and enjoy one of the most Americana events of the year! Lincoln always goes above and beyond with their Fourth of July celebration. Starting the morning with over 100 floats in their parade, the city of Lincoln throws an awesome parade. There is always a fireworks show that night at McBean Park that is SPECTACULAR! You do not want to miss this awesome 
celebration.

August: 
Movies Under the Stars
Where: Joiner Park 
Info: www.lincoln.ca.gov
Bring family and friends to enjoy family-friendly movies and the fun activities that take place before the movie! The movies usually start around dusk. 

September:
Patriot Day
Where: Quarry Park
Info: www.rocklinpatriotday.com
Join the community in honoring all police officers, firefighters, first responders, and members of the military. Help us show our gratitude for those who enrich our community with their support and presence.  

Movies in the Park
Where: Whitney Park
Info: www.rocklin.ca.com
Enjoy a family-friendly movie with family and friends. There are always a few food trucks to grab dinner or snacks from. 

Hot Chili and Cool Cars
Where: Rocklin Quarry Park
Info: www.rocklinchamber.com
Come to one of the best chili competitions in Placer County! There are hundreds of cars being shown during the festival, and it's a great place to bring the family, enjoy some chili, and take a look at some really cool cars! 

Taste of Lincoln Showcase 
Where: 540 F St., Lincoln, CA, 95648
Info: www.lincolnchamber.com
The annual Lincoln Showcase provides party-goers with free samples from local restaurants, wineries and breweries as well as live entertainment. It is one of Lincoln’s events of the year! You do not want to miss it. 

October:
Movies in the Park
Where: Kathy Lund Park
Info: www.rocklin.ca.us
Come to see the Nightmare Before Christmas and enjoy some delicious food trucks!

Tour De Lincoln
Where: McBean Park
Info: www.tourdelincoln.org
Join local bicyclists for a day of riding the numerous back roads around the Lincoln area. It is a great way to see the gorgeous backroads in Lincoln and Newcastle. There are plenty of race options to choose from so all ages and fitness levels welcome! 

Barktoberfest
Where: Johnson-Springview Park
Info: placerspca.org
This event is partnered with the Placer SPCA to celebrate our four-legged friends with games, live music, and dog-friendly vendors. 

Park Pulse
Where: Johnson-Springview Park
Info: www.rocklin.ca.us
Enjoy food trucks, local musicians, the new splash pad and picnic pavilions for a fun night out in the community. There will be family-friendly games, music and food to enjoy! 

November:
Turkey Trot
Where: Twelve Bridges Park
Info: www.lincolnca.gov
Come run off those pre-Thanksgiving calories with family and friends at the annual turkey trot! 

Veterans Day Ceremony 
Where: Placer County Memorial Park 
Info: Lincolnveteranmemorial.org
Come and honor those who have served our country in the armed forces. This ceremony usually includes veteran speakers, laying of the wreaths, a 21-gun salute, and a moment of silence to honor those who have given everything and more to their country. 

December:
Hometown Christmas Parade
Where: Downtown Lincoln, CA
Info: www.lincolnchamber.com
The Christmas Parade is an annual celebration that is community oriented and family focused. The parade is followed by local choir entertainment and concludes with the Community Tree Lighting.