Celebrate the 4th of July with Free Rides on SacRT to Local Events

June 20, 2023 General

celebrate the 4th of july with free rides on sacrt to local events

Ride Free to the Folsom Pro Rodeo 

SacRT is offering FREE rides on light rail and Folsom bus service with valid admission ticket to the Folsom Pro Rodeo from the Historic Folsom and Glenn/Robert G. Holderness light rail stations on Saturday, July 1 through Monday, July 3, 2024. 

To ride free, simply show your valid Folsom Pro Rodeo admission ticket to the fare inspector while riding light rail. SacRT is operating the Folsom shuttle every 30 minutes between light rail stations and Rodeo Park all three days. The first shuttle will depart at 5 p.m. from the Iron Point LRT arriving Rodeo Park at 5:15 p.m. The last shuttle will depart Rodeo Park at 10:15 p.m. and arrive at the Iron Point LRT at 10:25 p.m. 

Please check bus and light rail schedules prior to riding. The last light rail train departs the Historic Folsom Station at 11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. For schedules, visit sacrt.com/schedules. To plan your trip, visit sacrt.com/planyourtrip or call 916-321-BUSS (2877). Visit folsomprorodeo.com for event information. 

See below for the full Folsom Pro Rodeo bus schedule

Iron Point LRTCity Hall (Rodeo!)Iron Point LRT
5:00 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 5:25 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 5:55 p.m.
6:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 6:25 p.m. 
6:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:55 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 7:15 p.m. 7:25 p.m.
7:30 p.m. 7:45 p.m. 7:55 p.m.
8:00 p.m. 8:15 p.m. 8:25 p.m.
8:30 p.m. 8:45 p.m. 8:55 p.m.
9:00 p.m. 9:15 p.m. 9:25 p.m. 
9:30 p.m. 9:45 p.m. 9:55 p.m.
10:00 p.m. 10:15 p.m. * 10:25 p.m.

* Last bus back from the rodeo.

Ride Free to Elk Grove’s Salute to Red, White and Blue 

On Thursday, July 3, 2024, SacRT will offer free shuttle rides for Elk Grove’s Salutes the Red, White & Blue Festival for those traveling to and from Elk Grove Park. Starting at 5:00 p.m., the Red and Blue shuttle lines will begin service in the city of Elk Grove and provide shuttle service to the park every 15 minutes. The last Red Shuttle from Elk Grove Boulevard at Clarke Farms departs at 7:30 p.m. and the last Blue Shuttle from Elk Grove Boulevard at Emerald Vista departs at 7:30 p.m. 

Service leaving the park will begin at 10 p.m. (or at the end of the fireworks show) and will operate through 11 p.m. The shuttle pick-up and drop-off location inside the park will be in front of the Pavilion.  

For ADA certified passengers, SacRT e-van service will be provided within 3/4 mile of the Red Shuttle and Blue Shuttle routes, during the shuttle hours. For SacRT trip planning assistance, call 916-321-BUSS (2877) or visit sacrt.com/planyourtrip 

Check here for the full schedule

Visit elkgrovecity.org for event information.  

Celebrate with FREE Rides to Rancho Cordova's Fourth of July Celebration 

SacRT is offering FREE rides to Rancho Cordova's Fourth of July Celebration on Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4, 2024 at Hagan Park. Rancho Cordova is celebrating Independence Day with a two-day festival, including carnival rides, concerts, a parade and fireworks. 

Route 21 serves the bus stop closest to Hagan Park on Wednesday and Thursday with the last bus departing at 8:46 p.m. toward the Mather Field/Mills Station.  

Visit sacrt.com/freerideflyer to print or screenshot the free ride flyer to ride light rail or bus for free. Visit ranchocordovajuly4th.com for event information.  

Know Before You Go! 

SacRT is operating a Sunday/holiday schedule on the Fourth of July, which means some services do not operate. SmaRT Ride, Folsom Stage Line, Causeway Connection and Rancho CordoVan will not operate on Thursday, July 4, 2024. Elk Grove transit services will only operate local Elk Grove fixed route service. Elk Grove Commuter and SacRT e-van service will not operate.  

The Customer Service and Sales Center located at 1225 R Street will be closed. The Customer Service phone lines will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2024. 

Visit sacrt.com/howtoride to plan your next trip on SacRT.