Welcome to the Banana Festival!
The 5th Annual Sacramento Banana Festival is an exciting two-day festival that kicks off with a 5k run/walk on Saturday. Enjoy your day filled with fun, food, exciting live entertainment, and exhibits. The event benefits the National Academic Youth Corps, which provides art and educational programs for over 15,000 youth and adults every year right here in Sacramento, as well as over a dozen other worthy local charities.
In conjunction with the Sacramento Banana Festival, Correctional Workers Who Care will host its 5th Annual 5K “Soul Stroll for Health”. The walk will promote community wellness and bring attention to the issue of infant mortality in the African American community. Saturday, August 8, at 8 a.m. Register today!
Latest Exciting News
Banana Festival Map August 7, 2014 - Plan your day at the festival! Check out the entertainment schedule and festival map to plan your day at the festival. Parking is available on both sides of the one-way thoroughfares of 15th Street, 18th Street and 19th Street. William Land Park parking rules apply. ... Read More Little Mr. & Miss Banana and Miss Banana Queen Pageant July 16, 2014 - Sacramento Banana Festival 2014 offers fun and activities for all ages, and our Banana Pageants are no different! This year’s festival will offer the Little Mr. & Miss Banana “All about Fun” Pageant for kids age 17 and under and the Miss Banana Queen Pageant ... Read More Banana Pancake Breakfast, Sponsored by Laguna Creek Lions June 24, 2014 - Start your banana adventure with a delicious banana pancake breakfast! Our friends at the Laguna Creek Lions are hosting pancake breakfasts on both festival days at 9:00 am at the Banana Festival grounds, Freeport Blvd. and Sutterville Road. And at a cost of only $3 per ... Read More Chef Challenge 2014: Edible Centerpieces (Updated) June 3, 2014 - Contest to be held Saturday, August 9. This year’s Chef Challenge is an edible centerpiece contest! Each chef will have a two hour time limit to create a fabulous edible piece that must meet the following criteria: Applications must be completed and returned by July ... Read More
The Banana Festival is known for wonderful banana recipes as well as other amazing foods!
Our entertainment lineup is sure to delight you! Check out our schedule for Saturday and Sunday
Join in the fun! Banana bake-off, Banana Pageant, Carmen Miranda Hat Contest, and more!