This section of Capitol Mall is closed to cars for this weekend’s Farm-to-Fork Street Festival

The annual Farm-to-Fork Street Festival, hosted by Visit Sacramento, is set to take place this Friday (Sept. 23) and Saturday (Sept. 24) in downtown Sacramento.

The free two-day event on Capitol Mall features local food and drink vendors along with live music, food demonstrations, interactive booths and other attractions.

The event involves the road closure of Capitol Mall between Third and Seventh streets starting Thursday morning (Sept. 22).

Residents and visitors planning to attend are encouraged to plan ahead, take alternative transportation and watch for street closures.

The Street Festival runs 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. The section of Capitol Mall is expected to reopen to vehicles by Sunday afternoon.

Attendees can ride free on SacRT buses and light rail trains between 2 p.m. and end of service Friday and from 9 a.m. to end of service Saturday. To access the free transportation, attendees must present a flyer. (Only one flyer needed per group.)

Free bike valet will be available Saturday. Attendees planning to drive and park can use the SacPark system to reserve spots in advance.

Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork celebration began on Sept. 8 and wraps up this weekend. For more information on the various musical acts coming to the Street Festival on Friday and Saturday, click here.