Tickets and Information

The 2016 Sacramento Banana Festival will be held on Saturday, August 20, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, August 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Festival is located at Shasta Park (7407 Shasta Ave., Elk Grove). General admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate, free for children age 5 and under.

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General admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate and is free for children age 5 and under. Take advantage of our Special Family Pack Pricing: 2 adults and 3 students or 4 adults for $25 in advance or $30 at the gate! Tickets are non-refundable, even in the event of cancellation of the Festival due to weather conditions. Sacramento Banana Festival is not responsible for lost, stolen, washed or otherwise damaged tickets.

Upon entering the concert area, you will receive a hand stamp. You must show your stamp at the Main Entrance in order to leave and re-enter the Festival.

Limited seating at tables and chairs is available near the Main Stage. Festival guests are welcome to bring regular-size folding lawn chairs for additional seating. Oversized or covered chairs are prohibited.  All performance times are subject to change. The Sacramento Banana Festival reserves the right to change performers and performance. There will be no ticket refunds or exchanges due to rescheduled or cancelled performances.


Vehicles may be parked across the street from Shasta Park at Cosumnes River College. Alternatively, you can hop aboard the Light Rail and get dropped off at the station right in front of the park.


Pets must be on a leash and remain with you while inside the festival gates. Unsupervised pets are not allowed. Sacramento Banana Festival reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person violating this festival rule.

Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited inside the Festival grounds in consideration of the safety and enjoyment of those attending the event. Sacramento Banana Festival reserves the right to alter or change this policy at any time. Prohibited items include but are not limited to:

  • Outside food or drink—all food and drink must be purchased inside the Festival area.
  • Alcohol
  • Video equipment
  • Recording devices
  • Drugs and contraband
  • Weapons/knives
  • Coolers
  • Oversized chairs
  • Chairs with footrests or overhead covers

The Banana Festival Committee reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person violating festival rules, local, state or federal law or whose conduct is deemed illegal, disorderly or offensive by the staff. Persons entering the festival area are subject to search for contraband, alcohol, controlled substances, weapons, firearms, and fireworks, which are expressly forbidden and subject to confiscation.