Events & Activities

9th Annual Firefighter’s “A Tropical Affair”

Event has been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19

The best tropical fundraiser event of the year is BACK — join us for the 9th Annual Firefighter’s “A Tropical Affair”!

Come and enjoy an evening out on Saturday, June 27th with Sacramento’s finest restaurants, breweries and wineries for a great cause! This outdoor event will be held at the lawn behind Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento, CA. Live music entertainment, Hawaiian hula dancers, local celebrities as MCs, and a variety of foods and beverages provided by generous local business sponsors from the Sacramento area, all included in the price of admission.

Please be safe and never drink and drive! 

2nd Annual Heroes, Hops, and Hot Rods

SacYard Community Tap House and Bertolucci’s Auto Shop presents the 2nd Annual Heroes, Hops, and Hot Rods in benefit of the Firefighters Burn Institute. A beer tasting event with classic cars, fun games, food truck, raffle, and more! Join us on October 26th from 2PM to 7PM at 33rd Street between Stockton and P Street.

Event highlights include: local brews, local grub, hot rod car exhibit, games (ping pong, cornhole and more), raffle, live music and more!

Purchase Tickets Here:
Become an Event Sponsor:

Sponsorship opportunities are available! Download the sponsorship application here and fax/email/mail form to

Enter the Car Show:

Looking to show off your Hot Rods or Muscle Cars? Download the car entry form here.  Please submit a photo of your vehicle with your application and email to If selected, an entry fee of $20 will apply to enter the car show. The people’s choice winner will receive a trophy and a car care basket courtesy of Bertolucci’s Body and Fender Shop.

*Sponsorship and Car Form Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, October 4, 2019.


6th Alarm Chili Cook Off

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

6-10 p.m.

Sacramento Regional Fire Museum: 3650 Industrial Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95691

The 6th Alarm Chili Cook Off benefiting and hosted by the Firefighters Burn Institute is scheduled for Saturday, November 16th from 6PM to 10PM. Join us for the chili cooking competition featuring firefighter and civilian teams counting on YOUR vote to win the big 1st place title!

Unlimited beer and chili tasting, live music, dancing, silent auction, raffle, photo booth and more … all for one low ticket price!

Tickets Available:

Adults: $30/ Ticket

Children (Under 12): $15/ Ticket

Table for 10: $400 (limited number available please call 916-739-8525 to confirm availability.)

Purchase Tickets Here!

Ready to throw your hat in the ring?

To participate as a contestant in the Chili Cook-Off, contact Rachel Crowell at (916) 739-8525 or

Got Beer?

To participate as a beer vendor, please contact Lisa Watanabe at (916) 739-8525 or

Business Owner?

Sponsorship opportunities available! Sponsorship application packet coming soon.

Contact Lisa Watanabe at (916) 739-8525 or

Burn Community Picnic

Survivors of all ages, Firefighters, and Burn Unit staff along with their friends and family enjoy a FREE day of good BBQ, games, and FUN! Please RSVP to Kristen Graham at or by calling (916) 739-8525 by 9/09/2019. We hope to see you there!

Sunday, September 22nd
11AM – 2PM

North Natomas Regional Park
2501 New Market Drive
Sacramento, CA 95835

Download the Community Picnic Flyer

Helping Burn Survivors Since 1973