The Murieta Equestrian Center in the community of Rancho Murieta, just southeast of Rancho Cordova, has a yearlong calendar of races and horse shows. The Murieta Equestrian Center has five indoor arenas, 12 outdoor arenas, and seating for 3,000 spectators.
8. Collegiate Regattas
In June of select years, Rancho Cordova hosts the Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta at beautiful Lake Natoma. College athletes from across the country compete in this multi-day event, which welcomes spectators to the races. Both the Western and National championships are regularly scheduled at Lake Natoma, and you can check Regatta Central for exact dates.
9. Sacramento Pride Festival
The SacPride Festival promotes LGBTQ awareness and equality with entertainment, multiple stages and dance tents, food and drink vendors and a community march. This weekend-long extravaganza in June is hosted by the Sacramento LGBT Community Center and takes place at Capitol Mall in downtown Sacramento. Single- or two-day tickets can be purchased online.
10. Folsom Fourth of July Rodeo
Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Folsom Pro Rodeo in the Dan Russell Rodeo Arena, 12 miles east of Rancho Cordova. The four-day spectacle includes classic events like the Painted Ladies, Flying Cowboys, and Mutton Busting. The jubilee continues into the evenings with fireworks and live music.