25 Must-See Events
With less than a month to go until Golden 1 Center’s grand opening, check out some of the top upcoming games, shows and more.
1. Oct. 4, 2016 – Paul McCartney Opens Golden 1 Center
The industry icon will bring his One On One tour to Sacramento for Golden 1 Center’s first-ever performance.
2. Oct. 5, 2016 – Paul McCartney Night No. 2
It’s your second chance to see Sir Paul LIVE in the most connected, sustainable and technologically-advanced indoor sports and entertainment venue in the world.
3. Oct. 9, 2016 – WWE No Mercy
See WWE Champion Dean Ambrose, John Cena, AJ Styles, Randy Orton and many more WWE Superstars in Sacramento.
4. Oct. 10, 2016 – Sacramento Kings vs. Maccabi Haifa in Preseason
In the team’s first-ever game at Golden 1 Center, the Kings host a club from Isreal’s Ligat HaAl league.
5. Oct. 15, 2016 – Maroon 5
Distinguished as the first-ever concert announced to perform at Golden 1 Center, the Grammy Award-winning pop band, led by Adam Levine, brings its chart-topping tunes to the new venue.
6. Oct. 19, 2016 – Pentatonix
The Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling recording group visits California’s capital as part of its 2016 world tour.
7. Oct. 20, 2016 – Jimmy Buffett
Local Parrottheads won’t want to miss their chance to soak up the Margaritaville experience as Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band bring their I Don’t Know tour to Golden 1 Center.
8. Oct. 27, 2016 – Sacramento Kings Regular Season Home Opener
DeMarcus Cousins and the Kings tip-off Sacramento’s 2016-17 campaign against LaMarcus Aldridge and the San Antonio Spurs.
9. Nov. 3-6, 2016 – Disney On Ice: Passport To Adventure
Mickey and friends bring their long-standing family show to downtown Sacramento for four days of performances.
10. Nov. 9, 2016 – Maná
The multi-time Grammy Award-winning rock band brings their popular hits to Northern California as part of their Latino Power tour.
11. Nov. 10, 2016 – Sacramento Kings vs. L.A. Lakers
The longtime rivals square off in their first meeting on Sacramento’s new home court.
12. Nov. 13, 2016 – Winter Jam
The world’s largest annual Christian music tout returns to the West Coast with a visit to Sacramento’s new venue.
13. Nov. 21, 2016 – College Hoops Double-Header
Local rivals, Sacramento State and UC Davis, will tip-off with regional pride on the line, while Cal and San Diego State go head-to-head in an intrastate showdown.
14. Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2016 – Cirque du Soleil
The largest theatrical producer in the world brings TORUK – The First Flight to Sacramento for a live show inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie “Avatar”.
15. Dec. 13, 2016 - Stevie Nicks
Following a lengthy world tour with Fleetwood Mac in 2014-15, the Queen of Rock and Roll takes her solo career on the road again for The 24 Karat Gold Tour.
16. Dec. 17, 2016 – Ultimate Fighting Championship
See some of the UFC’s biggest stars compete inside the hallowed Octagon for the first time in downtown Sacramento.
17. Dec. 28, 2016 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
A winter tradition in Sacramento, Trans-Siberian Orchestra will make its return to Northern California to perform for the first time at Golden 1 Center.
18. Dec. 31, 2016 – Sacramento Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Close out 2016 with a matinee matchup as Rudy Gay and the Kings host Chandler Parsons and the Grizzlies at 2 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.
19. Jan. 16, 2017 – Harlem Globetrotters Double-Header
Bring the family and ring in 2017 with the always-entertaining Globetrotters, who will put their comedic on-court antics on display during afternoon and evening games.
20. Jan. 20-22, 2017 – Monster Jam
A popular staple at Sleep Train Arena returns to Sacramento for a slate of shows at the new arena.
21. Jan. 27, 2017 – Professional Bull Riders
Another high-energy show returns to Sacramento, as PBR is set to make its downtown debut in 2017.
22. Feb. 11, 2017 – Twenty One Pilots
After earning Top Rock Artist and Top Rock Album at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, the dynamic duo brings its Emotional Road Show tour to town.
23. March 17-19, 2017 – NCAA Tournament
March Madness returns to Sacramento for the first time in a decade, as Golden 1 Center plays host to the first and second round of the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
24. March 30, 2017 – Eric Church
With a Record Year well underway in 2016, the multi-time Academy of Country Music Award-winner is Golden 1 Center’s first-announced country show for 2017.
25. April 1-2, 2017 - Arenacross
The excitement of motocross returns to Sacramento for an action-packed event.
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