The annual Sportsmen’s Expo in Sacramento opened yesterday (Thursday) and runs through Sunday, Jan. 12. This huge event for outdoor folks takes place at the Cal Expo grounds. Tickets are $15 for adults, and children under 16 years old and active duty military personnel are free.
It’s like a candy store for hunters, anglers, hikers and campers. There are 600 companies with exhibits in five separate buildings and outdoor spaces, including fishing and hunting outfitters and guides; fishing tackle and gear; boats, motors and marine accessories; travel, vacation, lodges and resorts; RVs and campers; outdoor apparel; mountain living furnishings; wildlife art; trucks, trailers, UTVs, ATVs, and more. There is 20,000 square feet devoted to youth.
Special features include a 3D pop-up archery range; RMEF great elk tour; Eastman’s trophy deer display; sporting-dog arena; RMEF adventure theater; ultimate bass aquarium; fly casting pond; a 300-foot hipline ride; and the list goes on.
The Expo is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
To get more information, go to sportsexpo.com.