Events & Activities

Mardi Gras Crab Feed & Cajun Boil

Saturday, March 2, 2019
5:30 PM – 10:30 PM PST

JOIN US for the annual Mardi Gras Crab Feed hosted by the Firefighters Burn Institute in partnership with the Sacramento Fire Reserves Association! We’re bringing Mardi Gras to you with festive decorations, all you can eat Cajun boil and crab dinner, live DJ and dancing. See you there!

  • Early Bird Tickets are available NOW. Make sure to take advantage of our EARLY BIRD SPECIAL and get your event tickets for only $55/ person (until February 1st, 2019)
  • Everything will be included in single ticket price with exception to the no host bar.

Things To Know:

  • All sales will be FINAL
  • Outside containers and alcohol will not be permitted to the event
  • If you would like to sit with a certain group or if you have any specific requests, please email Seating arrangements will be first come first serve basis and will also be prioritizing ADA/ event sponsor requests.
  • Because tickets are sold per seat, there will unfortunately be no difference in pricing for children.

Ticket Pricing

Early Bird Special (Available until 2/1): $55/ Ticket
Pre-sale: $65/ Ticket
At the Door (based on availability): $75/ Ticket


Heroes, Hops & Hot Rods

Bertolucci’s Auto Body Shop, SacYard Community Tap House and the Firefighters Burn Institute presents Heroes, Hops & Hotrods: A celebration of Sacramento history, culture, and the first responders that help to keep our community safe.

Join us on November 3rd from 2PM to 7PM at 33rd Street between Stockton and P Street.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Local brews
  • Local grub
  • Hot Rod Car Exhibit
  • Games (Tricycle Drag Race, corn hole and more)
  • Raffle
  • Live music
  • and more!

In honor of Bertolucci’s 70th Anniversary and the decade that it was founded, the event will be a 50’s theme so come dressed in your favorite 50s look and dance to some awesome era themed bands from the Sacramento Area! 21 and over ONLY.

Tickets include: access to this 5 hour event, 2 beer tokens, 1 food token and custom event beer cup.

$35 per person / $60 for 2 / $40 at the door

Eventbrite Link:

5th Alarm Chili Cook Off Recap

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors, chili teams, vendors, celebrity contestants, volunteers and attendees who made the 5th Alarm Chili Cook Off a success!

Congratulations to our winners!

People’s Choice:

1st Place: Keysmart (right)

2nd Place: Meansisters Chili

3rd Place: The Fireman Chef

Celebrity’s Choice:

1st Place
Turtle Crossing Ranch (right)

Big Day Of Giving 2018

At the stroke of midnight on May 4th, the Sacramento region will come together for one Big Day of Giving – a 24 hour giving challenge that helps affirm what we all know makes this the place we call home the best a community can be. Join us by logging onto between 12am – 11:59pm on Tuesday, May 4rd and give where your heart is!
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5th Alarm Chili Cook Off

Saturday, October 20, 2018

6-10 p.m.

Cal Auto Museum
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA

The 5th Alarm Chili Cook Off benefiting and hosted by the Firefighters Burn Institute is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th from 6PM to 10PM. Join us for this Oktoberfest themed chili cooking competition at the California Auto Museum 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!

Presale Tickets

  • $30 Adults
  • $15 Children 12 & Under
  • $300 Reserves a table for 10

Purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

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 are available! Download the sponsor application packet or contact Lisa Watanabe at (916) 739-8525 or

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors and vendors!

Serrano Sponsors:


Jalapeno Sponsors:

10-35 Foundation, Construction & General Laborers Local 185, Duarte Construction, Firefighters First Credit Union, New Equity Productions, Timmons, Owen, Jansen & Tichy, Inc.


Tough Mudder Team FFBI

Firefighters and Nurses from the local area are getting ready to get muddy for a good cause! Team FFBI (Firefighters & Nurses) will be running the rigorous 10 to 12 mile, 20+ obstacle Tough Mudder course in Northern California. Support their fundraising goals by attending one of their events or through sponsorships.

Interested in joining the team? Contact Lauren at or

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact our office at (916)739-8525 or

Updates to come…

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