Visitors will be enthralled, delighted and enriched by the variety of entertainment and cultural amenities Placer County offers.
The Placer County area has many perfect venues to attract artists who work in every discipline: Photography, painting, sculpture, poetry, not to mention the performing arts - acting, dancing, music, designing.
Placer County offers a wide variety of arts, culture, fun and
entertainment for the entire family. Begin your journey at the
California Welcome Center, 1103 High Street, Auburn or check out our
events calendar on this website for the latest information on current
events and entertainment.
A local taste of entertainment may include an evening with the symphony or theatre, live music in a local bar or restaurant, casino fun, or dancing to your favorite type of jazz, ballroom, country or
Family entertainment is never ending with outdoor activities, such as
biking, hiking, skiing, snow fun, whitewater rafting, story telling at
the local libraries, forest ranger activities in the National Park,
Donner Memorial State Park museum, gold panning, art galleries, outdoor concerts,
fairs, rodeos, festivals, farmers markets, car shows and many more
ongoing and seasonal recreational activities.
The Auburn Art Walks, held in April, June, August, and October of the
year, highlight creations by artists who work in clay, glass, wood,
fabric, metals, photography, all forms of paint and mixed media. Open
studio tours in the spring and autumn afford visitors a personal and
experiential view of working artisans. The annual America's Clayfest presentation
and exhibition in Lincoln have gained a noted and deserved international
reputation. The 3rd Saturday Art Tour in Roseville plays a prominent
role in the area’s artistic community. Events such as Auburn's Library
Garden Theatre Summer Series of varied concerts, Rocklin's Evening in
the Park Summer Concert Series, and numerous other local community
activities attract patrons of all ages. The Auburn Symphony plays to
houses packed with music enthusiasts. Squaw Valley is noted for its
state-of-the-art facilities for art and musical productions.
One of the hottest entertainment scenes in the area are the lounges and stages of the Thunder Valley Casino & Resort, where you will find Vegas-style entertainment and activities to suit everyone's fancy. Several restaurants and buffets serve up high quality meals.
Beautiful and serene, North Lake Tahoe is the inspiration for and
home to all forms of artistic expression: Music, Painting, Sculpture,
Photography, Dance and Performance. The North Lake Tahoe Arts Center
acts as a catalyst and home base to support the arts in the North
Tahoe-Truckee communities. Through exposure, education and
participation, the lives of residents and visitors alike are enriched.
Please check our extensive Calendar of Events to find the dates and
times for special exhibits, shows, concerts and other artistic programs
that you may enjoy in all the areas of Placer County.
Presented by: Art League of Lincoln
580 Sixth Street
"America's Clayfest" art show and competition is held at the Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville, CA. The show will be celebrating the rich history of clay competition formerly know as the "Feats of Clay" that was held at Gladding McBean Clay Manufacturing Company in Lincoln, CA. The show has traditionally had entries from all over the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico and Asia.
Presented by the City of Rocklin Theatre & Arts Program
Finnish Temperance Hall
4090 Rocklin Road
Enjoy classic Broadway musicals and Shakespeare plays produced by the Rocklin Theatre and Arts program. Four Broadway productions are staged throughout the year at Rocklin's historic Finnish Temperance Hall. Productions include the likes of "Guys & Dolls" and "Scrooge." Rocklin's popular Shakespeare in the Park returns each summer to entertain audiences of all ages at Johnson-Springview Park.
5480 Fifth Avenue
Top local bands perform on the first and third Fridays from June through August.
Roseville’s Music in the Park
190 Park Drive
The Performing Arts of Roseville sponsors Music in the Park in Royer Park during the months of May through September
1200 Athens Avenue
916 408-7777 or 877 468-8777
There's always a concert or spectacular musical event taking place on one of the stages at Thunder Valley. Check their schedule.
The Gold Country
985 Lincoln Way, Suite 102
Musicians, composers and audience share enriching experiences when Maestro Peter Jaffe conducts the Auburn Symphony's concert series. This includes three different venues: the full Symphony Orchestra, Kinder Konzert and Music on the Green. The season runs from July through June.
3116 Olympic Way, Suite B
530 885-0594 or 530 305-6806
Music and More is a performing arts school offering both private and group lessons for young people in vocal, instrumental, acting, dance and theatre. They produce public performances at the Music and More Theatre. Call for detailed information.
The High Sierras
Tahoe City, CA
The North Lake Tahoe Snowfest is held annually late February through early March. It is ten fun-filled days and nights, jam packed with events and activities for all ages. All the favorites will be back this year. There will be snow related activities everywhere as well as concerts, parades, races, parties and theatre events. And, of course, there will be plenty of wining and dining. Come and celebrate the fun and frolic of winter!