Category Archives: Events

Food Truck Expo #4 – September 21st

Friday, September 21st, from 5-9:30pm at Garcia Bend Park. Food vendors, fashion, live music from Hero’s Last Mission starting at 5:30pm, and see Ghostbusters on the giant screen starting at 7:45pm. Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chairs.

From the email… “We have had a great turnout at each event held at Garcia Bend. Join Us for our last event of the season, and make it special. We will have a few new options added to the menu this time. There will be several new trucks added to the venue, we will have a beer garden hosted by SactoMoFo, and after everyone is full from dinner, we will show the a movie for everyone to enjoy, Ghostbusters. We hope to see you there!”

Pocket Library Second Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, Aug 25 10:30am-1:00pm

From the event listing… “We’re another year older! Help us celebrate the Pocket-Greenhaven branch’s 2nd anniversary with a special party hosted by the Friends of Pocket Library.
At 10:30am we’ll have a family-friendly musical performance by the Poodlums; between 11am-1pm there will be facepainting and balloons by Glitter the Clown, juggling entertainment by Kyle Johnson, games and other treats. Come join us!”

Mobile Food Truck Expo #3

Wednesday, August 15th, from 5-8pm at Garcia Bend Park. Food vendors, music, fashion, and family entertainment.

From the email… “Join us on Wednesday for the 3rd round of the District 7 Mobile Food Expo. Our last event was great. The lines were reasonable, no more than 15 minutes. We had a great turnout of various vendors. Come out and enjoy a fun family friendly event. Make sure to bring a blanket or your lawn chairs.”

Mobile Food Truck Expo

Today, July 18th, from 5-8pm at Garcia Bend Park. Food vendors, live music, and family entertainment.

From the email… “With over 1500 attendees at last months event, we have increased the number of vendors. This will hopefully reduce the wait time for everyone considerably. We have reserved more tables and chairs, but please make sure to bring a blanket or your own chairs.”

Pocket 4th of July Parade

The parade starts at 10am on Wednesday, July 4th and runs down Windbridge Drive from Lisbon School to Garcia Bend Park. After the parade there will be an awards ceremony and local business fair at Garcia Bend Park.

For more information, call the Pocket News at 916-429-9901.

Parade entry deadline is June 29th and entry forms are available from The Pocket News at 2709 Riverside Blvd (429-9901) or (808-8545).

To volunteer to help out with the parade Contact Pastor Mike Higley at:

Pocket Canal Clean-up Day – Apr. 21st at 9am

Here’s the announcement, it looks like it is 9am-12pm and meeting at Portuguese Park…

Saturday, April 21st starting at 9am join Councilmember Darrell Fong and Parks Commissioner Araceli Mercado for a Canal Clean up day. If you are interested in attending, please contact Araceli at (916) 600-8466 or The weather forecast for this Saturday is 87 degrees and sunny. Make sure to bring your hat and sunscreen. Our City Park's Department will provide tools and equipment for the clean up.

Here’s a Pocket Canal Parkway photo of mine from several days ago…
Pocket Canal Parkway