Elk Grove is a city in Sacramento County, California with a population of more than 160,000 residents, all with different ethnicity, age and income levels. Elk Grove was founded in 1850 and became home for various travellers from Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. When the travellers arrived their main focus was on small farming. In the 1980‘s big development projects started which helped Elk Grove to became a better place to live.
The city was one of the fastest growing cities in 2004-2005 and won the ‘Award for Excellence‘ in the Planning and Environmental Quality category. Elk Grove is modern city with many things to do. So let’s take a look at the top 13 things to do in Elk Grove.
1. Go To A Farmer’s Market
Start your weekend at Elk Grove Farmer’s market where you can find a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, breads, flowers, honey, dog treats and meats. Local farmers sell fresh seasonal items as well as high quality foods. The markets starts from June and run till October every Saturday from early morning 7:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The market is conveniently located by the Clock Tower. Once you have purchased your goods you can take your food to the park and enjoy a Saturday picnic with family and friends. It is also a good way to learn about food, experiencing their colors, smells and tastes.