3rd Annual Banana Festival

 Sacramento Banana Festival 2012 – Celebrating Our Third Annual Festival

Join the celebration of Art, Music, Food, Culture, Community, Diversity and Health & Wellness!

Saturday, August 18th, 10am to 7pm and Sunday, August 19th, 10am to 5pm

William Land Park – 1401 Sutterville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95822

General Admission $5.00; Children 7 and under Free

(Tickets can be purchase online through; or at the Park on the days of the event)

Click here to go the the Banana Festival website.

  • View the Banana Festival Art Exhibition
  • Shop in theOpen Air Market Place
  • Visit Community Resource Providers
  • Feast on a variety of Banana Dishes
  • Listen to the Rhythms off Reggae, Samba, Blues, Soul and Rock
  • Enjoy Diverse Cultural Dance Groups From around the world
  • Enjoy the famous Smash Chief Challenge
  • Get your heart pumping with Banana Line Dancing, Banana Zumba and Josephine Baker Dance grooves
  • Children enjoy Rides, Jumpers, Banana Gardening, Banana mural painting, Banana Soap Carving, Magic Show, and much more!!!!
  • Study Educational Exhibits Depicting the Banana

For volunteer, vendor or performance opportunities or more information, please email us at  

Banana Festival Family Fundraising Network Opportunities:Last year the Banana Festival was able to assist four other local non-profits with their fundraising efforts. This year we look forward to increasing our efforts to reach out to more local non-profits. If interested joining the Banana Festival Family Fundraising Network please call Shonna McDaniels at (916) 320-9573.

Banana Slug Band

Banana Scholar:Each year the Banana Festival provides an educational Scholarship for a community youth demonstrating exceptional artistic talents. If you wish to nominate a youth this year please email us at

Rappin Ratz

Rappin Ratz

Support the Festival!(Become a Friend of the Festival)

We are asking the community to support the Banana Festival by donating $2.00 for every year of this annual signature event which celebrates our community in an elaborate fun and positive environment. Your donation of $6.00 or more will help ensure the future of the Banana Festival by keeping attendance cost reasonable during these difficult economic times.


Telephone: (916) 320-9573
FAX: (916) 424-3904

2251 Florin Road, Suite 126
Sacramento, CA 95822

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