Welcome to East Sacramento
Embodying the iconic spirit of Sacramento, East Sacramento, colloquially known as “East Sac,” stands as a testament to the city's rich past and thriving present. Located conveniently to the east of the city's bustling downtown and midtown sectors, the area is bordered by U.S. Route 50 to the south and Business Loop 80 to the west and north, with the vibrant Elvas Avenue tracing the northeast and east boundaries. The tranquil American River and the dynamic California State University, Sacramento, adorn the southeast.
East Sacramento's roots stretch back to the 1890s, with the area's official annexation into Sacramento in 1911. This neighborhood is steeped in history, once housing the illustrious Alhambra Theatre. Today, it hosts the beautiful McKinley Park and the timeless "Fabulous Forties" neighborhood, rendering East Sacramento a family-friendly and truly captivating place to call home. The real estate scene is highlighted by prestigious properties, tree-lined streets, and a competitive market, with homes commanding consistently high price points.
What to Love
- A resilient real estate market with enduring values
- Peaceful, tree-lined streets and diverse architectural styles
- A distinctive blend of heritage and modernity
- Exceptional school ratings
- A robust sense of community pride
East Sacramento captures the essence of the quintessential Sacramento lifestyle – a harmonious blend of a dense suburban feel where homeownership is a proud tradition. This picturesque locale, defined by its tranquil sidewalks and unique architectural styles, cultivates a sense of communal passion and pride.
A range of amenities, including schools, fitness centers, shopping complexes, cafés, and restaurants, dot the landscape, ensuring residents have everything they need within arm's reach. The neighborhood is replete with lush parks and event venues, nurturing a lifestyle that celebrates both tranquility and excitement. It's an area where young professionals and families alike find an appealing blend of local charm and urbane amenities.
Dining and Entertainment
East Sacramento offers residents an array of exceptional dining experiences, from the gourmet selections at Corti Brothers
to the range of delectable products at Trader Joe's
. The area's watering holes, including Club 2 Me
, exude a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for relaxed socializing. Culinary delights abound in local eateries such as OneSpeed Pizza
, catering to varying palates. Food lovers can enjoy the authentic Italian cuisine at La Trattoria Bohemia
or the innovative dishes at Allora
Things to Do
East Sacramento boasts a rich calendar of fun-filled activities. Events like Pops in the Park bring together the community in celebration of music and the arts, while the Run to Feed the Hungry fosters camaraderie for a cause. The Holiday Parade and Sacred Heart Parish School Home Tour are cherished annual traditions that light up the neighborhood with cheer. Also around the holiday season, the Fab 40s Christmas Lights celebration illuminates the neighborhood from 40th to 49th streets, offering a spectacle of festive joy.
The community's commitment to quality education is evident in the well-regarded schools serving East Sacramento:
Sacred Heart Parish School
Phoebe Hearst Elementary
Sutter Middle School
Francis High School
Sacramento State University
Theodore Judah Elementary
Caleb Greenwood Elementary