Fast Facts

Named one of the nation’s most diverse cities, downtown Sacramento’s active urban district is the backdrop for the region’s most exciting events and cultural attractions. Affordable housing rates and the Mediterranean climate makes downtown Sacramento a great place to live work and play. With a daytime population of nearly 100,000, downtown also represents the region’s largest employee base.


Q4 2021 Fact Sheet


Downtown Event Attendance (2018)

Weekly Certified Farmers’ Markets 239.5K
St. Patrick’s Day Parade 40K
California International Marathon 100K
Theatre of Lights 150K
Friday Night Concerts in the Park 76.5K
New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular 34K
Downtown Holiday Ice Rink 41K



Commute Times

Roseville 27 minutes
Folsom 31 minutes
Elk Grove 23 minutes
Rancho Cordova 19 minutes
Sacramento International Airport (SMF) 10 minutes


Downtown Sacramento is the heart of the region and accessing the city’s business amenities is simple. The downtown grid is easy to navigate by public transit, automobile, on foot or on the local choice of transportation – bike. Learn more about our transportation network.