Located about 30 minutes from Sacramento, Roseville, CA, is a small city that’s home to about 135,000 people.
But don’t let Roseville’s small size fool you. Within its 43 square miles are plenty of things to do and see. And we’re not just talking about the Westfield Galleria mall.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend without having to drive to Sacramento? Check out these five exciting things to do in Roseville.
Do Some Shopping at Antique Trove
Strolling through Antique Trove is like going on a fabulous treasure hunt. This 40,000-square-foot facility is home to over 250 antique dealers!
So if you’re looking for some antique furniture or vintage clothing, this is your spot.
Open daily from 10 a.m to 6 p.m, Antique Trove is a great place to find unique decor for your home and garden.
Reclaimed architectural elements. Curated vintage collections. Jewelry. Sports memorabilia … They have it all!
Check Out a Museum or Art Show
Arts and culture are alive and well in Northern California, and they’re happening right in Roseville. Ready to spend a few hours checking out some incredible art and historical artifacts?
Here are our favorite museums to visit in Roseville, California:
The Maidu Museum & Historic Site
Take a self-guided tour or join an organized tour through the Maidu Site. This Native American locale has been home to the Nisenan Maidu for thousands of years. Here, you can see an incredible collection of bedrock mortars, native plants, and petroglyphs.
At the Maidu Museum, you can learn about traditional Native American art and culture. You can also enjoy gallery full of contemporary Californian Indian art.
The museum is open to the public on Saturdays from 9 a.m to 4 p.m and open to groups by appointment Monday through Friday.
Blue Line Arts
Blue Line Arts is a contemporary gallery that showcases work by a variety of established and emerging visual artists.
You can take art classes, as well. The gallery offers courses in drawing, painting, and a range of other mediums for both children and adults.
Interested in computer graphics? You can learn how to draw anime on your iPad at Blue Line!
The gallery is open from 11 a.m to 5 p.m Tuesday through Saturday.
The Roseville Telephone Museum
In the mood for a bit of nostalgia? At the Roseville Telephone Museum, you can see a massive collection of antique phones from different points in history.
When you see what phones looked like at the turn of the century, you’ll have a whole new appreciation for the smartphone in your pocket!
The museum is open on the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.
Take in a Race at the All American Speedway
Looking for excitement, energy, and full-throttle entertainment? The All American Speedway hosts high-speed NASCAR races right in Roseville!
Taking place from April to October, the 2020 calendar of events has just been announced, so start planning your race days now.
Not in the mood for a race? The speedway hosts a variety of different events, including monster truck shows, UTV racing, and trailer bashes.
Enjoy Some Live Music at Denio’s Market Plaza Live
Part farmer’s market, part swap meet, and part live music venue, Denio’s Market offers a unique experience for tourists and locals alike.
If you’re in the mood to shop, you’ll find plenty of great bargains and deals on everything from antiques to fresh produce. When you’re done shopping, head down to Denio’s Market Plaza Live for some live music!
Outside the general market, you’ll find all sorts of events, such as classic car shows and dog costume parades. There’s always something interesting to do and see at Denio’s!
They’re open on Fridays from 9 a.m to 2 p.m, Saturdays from 7 a.m to 3:30 p.m, and Sundays from 7 a.m to 5 p.m.
Hike or Bike the Miners Ravine Trail
Get some exercise by hiking, biking, or jogging the Miners Ravine Trail.
Running along the Miners Ravine and Dry Creek, this 8-mile trail is accessible all year round. It’s a great spot for your daily exercise routine or the occasional Saturday morning hike.
This trek definitely takes some endurance, but it offers a unique experience for beginners and experts alike. You can expect to see moms pushing strollers, casual runners on their morning jog, and cyclists training for their next race.
More Fun Things to Do in Roseville
Want to round out your weekend with a few more activities? Here are some other fun things to do in Roseville, CA:
Eat, drink, and practice your golf swing at Topgolf. You can rent a bay for you and your friends, hang out around a fire pit on the rooftop terrace, and check out the arcade hall with tons of new and retro video games.
House of Oliver
Sip some wine, eat some cheese, and take in some live music at House of Oliver Wine Lounge. From rock concerts to happy hour specials, there’s always an excuse to spend an evening at House of Oliver.
Get Your Drink On
Technically, these breweries are in Rocklin, not Roseville. But if you feel like relaxing and tasting some yummy local brews, the 6-mile Uber ride is well worth it. Check out Moksa Brewing or Out of Bounds Brewing Company for a laid-back experience with local craft beers, food trucks, and brewery tours.
Whether you live in the city or are just passing through, Roseville offers plenty of fun and exciting things to do. Check out the City of Roseville events calendar for more information on local events happening in and around the city.
Janey Ha is the Business Manager for Mariposa on 3rd, a trendy apartment community located in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles.