Sacramento Snake Festival

Snakes are important, let's celebrate them together!

The 2023 Sacramento Snake Festival (SnakeFest) celebrates our world’s most interesting and misunderstood animals and introduces the mission and vision of Save The Snakes to the City of Sacramento and surrounding communities. SnakeFest promotes wildlife conservation, environmental stewardship and peaceful coexistence between humans and snakes.

SnakeFest will celebrate World Snake Day on Saturday, July 15, 2023! SnakeFest is a free, family-friendly event that includes live snake presentations, kids activities, demonstrations, food and an exploration of the global efforts of Save The Snakes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to snake conservation. At SnakeFest, you can learn from other local nature organizations that support our community, support local snake-friendly businesses, and yes… see lots and lots of snakes!

SnakeFest 2023 Sponsors

SnakeFest Sponsorship Opportunities: Your company’s support of the Sacramento Snake Festival is crucial to our mission to protect snake populations around the world though education and community outreach to create a harmonious relationship between humans and snakes. We look forward to working with you to ensure your company gets the positive recognition it deserves. Save The Snakes is happy to customize sponsorship benefits to meet your company’s unique marketing objectives. To sponsor the Sacramento Snake Festival, please contact us and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you!

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Exhibitors & Activities

Fun, Family-Friendly Activities

  • See spectacular snake species from around the world
  • Nature education
  • Snake safety & snakebite first aid
  • Live snake demonstrations
  • Raffle with fun prizes
  • Live music
  • Food and sweets

We Look Forward To Seeing You At SnakeFest!

Before you arrive to SnakeFest, please review this important information:

Food & Drinks
Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event. Vegan and vegetarian items included!

Portable restrooms will be available at the event.

This event will happen rain or shine… and we expect lots of shine! Temperatures in mid-July will be in the high 90s. Please prepare with appropriate clothing, sunblock, and stay hydrated.

Yes, there will be Snakes at SnakeFest!
Please know that there will be live snakes on display at our event. They will be in secured enclosures or with a trained animal handler. While this is a family-friendly event, please leave your snakes (and other pets) at home.

Please be Respectful of our Guests & Neighbors
During your time at SnakeFest, please be respectful and courteous. Additionally, we ask that you stay on established pathways, do not smoke, and do not litter.

Help Support SnakeFest!

We are so excited to have you join our annual SnakeFest and we aim to provide you, your family and friends an exciting and educational snake experience! If you are able, please consider donating to support SnakeFest and the wildlife conservation efforts of Save The Snakes.

Snakes are important, let’s celebrate them together!

If you have any questions, or call us at (916) 520-4382 or email The SnakeFest 2023 logo art was designed by wildlife artist & muralist Joey Rose.