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“Nice Bocce Ball Area, Sports Fields, and Nice Trees - East Portal Park”
Review of East Portal Park

East Portal Park
Reviewed November 4, 2015

We visited East Portal Park in Sacramento. its a very nice park with trees, picnic areas, and sports fields. There is a very good bocce ball club area. In 2004, the team at this park won the national championship.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

East Portal Park is a four-square-block park located in central Sacramento. It's been a favorite of the local community for more than 60 years since its early years as, yup, a gravel pit (that's why it's so low in the middle).

If you're a visitor to Sacramento in June, there is a Pops In The Park family concert series that is held on Saturday evenings during June at four local community parks, including East Portal. The free concerts offer a wonderful local experience if you're in the area during that time.

East Portal Park also the home of the East Sacramento Bocce Club, one of the nation's most highly respected bocce organizations, founded by none other than Al Capone (historical accuracy of this statement is highly suspect). But seriously, the club has been a symbol of our local Little Italy since the 70's and hopefully for generations to come.

So if you're nearby during the Pops In The Park concert series, catch one of these free family-friendly events. You'll have an evening of fun, hanging out with friends, or even making a new friend.

Get over here!

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank John H
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