Get ready to turn back time to the 1850s! Free to the public and a wildly favorite Sacramento heritage celebration, Gold Rush Days 2013 returns to Old Sacramento over Labor Day weekend running Friday, August 30, through Monday, September 2. Nearly 200 tons of dirt will transform the streets of Old Sacramento’s 27-acre historic district into a scene straight out of the Gold Rush era. The annual heritage celebration is produced by the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau with support from the City of Sacramento, Historic Old Sacramento Foundation, Old Sacramento Business Association and California State Parks.
The unique four-day event features a wide variety of crowd-favorite entertainment, all free to experience and enjoy.