This post was originally published on April 2, 2017 and was updated March 27, 2019.
Whether you’re a fan who keeps track of every stat, or you just enjoy singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” with a bag of peanuts and Cracker Jacks, you’ve got plenty of options for baseball fun in Northern California. No matter which team you’re rooting for — the A’s in Oakland, the Giants in San Francisco, or the River Cats in Sacramento — the Capitol Corridor makes your trip to the ballpark relaxing and fun. With spacious seating and tables for four, a Café Car serving food and beverages, and free Wi-Fi, you’ll be able to start the tailgate early or check the starting lineup on board. More Play Ball! Capitol Corridor’s Guide to Northern California Baseball Parks
While February may be the shortest month of the year, there’s definitely no shortage of exciting things to do! From ringing in the Lunar New Year in San Francisco and San Jose, to celebrating the Native American Two-Spirit tradition and the Oakland Black experience, opportunities to partake in vibrant cultural expressions are not to be missed. You also have the chance to meet your favorite Giants player or stroll along the historic Main Street in Martinez while sipping fine wine and tasting delicious chocolates. Whatever you choose, there is a lot to look forward to along the Capitol Corridor!
More February Picks: SF Native American Two-Spirit Powwow, San Jose Lunar New Year Celebration, SF Giants FanFest, Martinez Wine & Chocolate Stroll, SF Chinese New Year Parade, and Oakland Black Joy Parade
For baseball fans attending the Oakland Athletics 50th Anniversary Game on Tuesday, April 17 starting at 7:05pm, taking the train will make your game day travel an easy win! To make it even more convenient, the Capitol Corridor has delayed the last train departing the Oakland Coliseum Station by 30 minutes, so fans will have more time to catch all the green and gold action AND the train home! More Special Late Train Scheduled for Oakland A’s 50th Anniversary Game on April 17
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, Lunar New Year, San Francisco City Hall’s 100th birthday, or the San Francisco Giants, you can get to the festivities on the Capitol Corridor!
More Weekend Event Picks: Lunar New Year Celebration, Giants Fan Fest, Valentine’s Day Chocolate Fun
Greetings, Capitol Corridor riders! Welcome to Cappy’s Weekend Picks, our roundup of fun weekend events you can get to on the Capitol Corridor! This is a new regular feature on the Get On Board blog to inspire your weekend with happenings along the route, between Sacramento and San Jose, and beyond. This weekend, Cappy recommends:
More Kick Off Fall With Battle of the Bay Baseball, Food and Music Festivals