Bulls, Brews and Blues – It must be Summer in Folsom!


Yes, it’s that time of year again. Folsom heats up with summer activities you won’t find anywhere else.

In addition to the 3 venues with free live music detailed in our summer concert guide, there are some very special events you don’t want to miss.

The 3rd annual Folsom Rhythm and Brews Festival is happening June 20 at Palladio Center.  6 bands on 2 stages will entertain you as you sample beer from over 40 breweries. Admission is free, and tasting kits are $35 through June 8, $45 after that. More info: www.folsomrhythmandbrews.com


July 1st is the annual Folsom Cattle Drive and Parade. Fancy cars, US Army vehicles, Wells Fargo’s Stagecoach, cowboys, cowgirls, our mounted police detail and more will make their way down Sutter Street ahead of a herd of Longhorn Cattle. Don’t miss it!

For the 3 days following the parade, the 55th annual Folsom Pro Rodeo takes over Rodeo Park.  Roping, riding, mutton busting, barrel racing, freestyle motocross, fireworks, and live country music by the Dave Russell Band nightly. Tickets on sale now.  Save $5 off of adult general admission by entering myfolsom15 in the promo box when ordering tickets here More info at www.folsomrodeo.com

July 31st is the 2nd annual Tap Folsom Beer Festival. Listen to live music while sampling from dozens of brews. Last year’s fest sold out quickly. More details, and on-sale dates coming soon.

Coming August 8th is a brand new event, Folsom Fest. This one-day family-friendly music festival will feature nationally known acts such as The Spin Doctors,  Honey Island Swamp Band and more.  Details and tickets at www.folsomfest.com

It’s going to be a rockin’ summer, and a great time to be in Folsom.