Winter activities to enjoy with the family around Country Squire Estates.

Ice skating

We can all agree that winter is a magical time. It is a season filled with holidays and merriment. Surely, wherever you go, you will be greeted with lots of fun activities! But, let’s admit that some places celebrate winter better than others! Like Sacramento, this city undoubtedly becomes fairytale-like during winter. No matter how young or old you are, you will surely love Sacramento at this time of the year!  

Here are some winter activities to enjoy with the family around Country Squire Estates:

Go Ice Skating 

Is there anything more wintery than spending the night skating around a rink under trees adorned by Christmas lights? Strap on those skates and head to Folsom Ice Rink! Don’t worry if you do not have your pair of skates as you can rent a pair for a minimal fee when you get there. This rink is open to both kids and adults. It is open from 10 in the morning until 9:30 at night, through January 16.  

Visit Global Winter Wonderland 

This theme park holds a lantern festival until January 8. The daily pass costs $18, while senior’s/children’s pass cost $16. This park, filled with rides, laser lights, and entertainment, will captivate the hearts of the young and the young at hearts. Visit  to find out more about this place. 

Check out the  New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular 

This tradition is one for the books. Nowhere else does New Year Festivities better than Old Sacramento. You will see children dressed in unusual costumes and beautiful face paints. Live music is played, and food stalls are all around. The best thing about it is the stunning fireworks display at 9:00 in the evening! Call 916-323-9280 to know more about this event. 

Attend Wild Nights and Holiday Lights 

Held at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, Wild Nights and Holiday Lights is an event that will allow you to celebrate this winter season while supporting the animals of the sanctuary. It is open from December 6 to December 30, from 5:00 to 8:00 in the evening. The park is decorated with twinkling lights. Santa does a nightly visit too, so that the kids can take a photo with him! There are also carolers ready to sing your holiday classics! It is also a great chance to see animals who are more active at night! This event is both fun and informative! 

No matter how you want to celebrate the winter season, you can always find something to do here in Sacramento. There is undoubtedly something for everybody. But, we find it best to celebrate the end of the year with the ones you love, and in a place, you can call “home.”  

If you are still looking for that perfect home, check out Country Squire Estates. We are located in Sacramento, California – at the heart of everything fantastic! We are near malls, schools, hospitals, and parks that make living in our community a breeze! Call us at (916) 332-5445  to know more!