This week we want to highlight and recognize our Veterans and Military personnel. We are truly grateful to those who have served our country. Amtrak San Joaquins is proud to offer discounted travel for military personnel, offering a year-round 15% discount to all Veterans and active duty military personnel, their spouses, and dependents. We also welcome uniformed military personnel to the head of the ticket line.
If you are looking for ways to celebrate Veterans Day this year, Check out some of the events accessible via Amtrak San Joaquins. So sit back and take a relaxing trip aboard the Amtrak San Joaquins by visiting one of the 135 destinations served by the rail and Thruway Bus service. Enjoy the FREE onboard Wi-Fi, chat with some friends, or even take a short nap! Enter code V430 for veterans and code V780 for active military personnel at checkout.
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors
Golden 1 Center,500 David J Stern Walk, Sacramento, CA | Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 6:00 PM PDT - 10:00 PM PDT
Head down to the Golden 1 Center and watch the Sacramento Kings take on the Golden State Warriors! This exciting Northern California NBA match-up is sure to get the adrenaline pumping. Enjoy great food, cold drinks, and a lively atmosphere. Tickets for the Sunday evening game start at $89 and can be purchased through the Kings Event page.
Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins Riders arrive at the Sacramento Valley Station, they can take a 4-minute walk to the Golden One Center at Downtown Commons. Turn right toward I Street, Turn left onto I Street, turn right onto 5th Street, and turn left onto J Street; Downtown Commons and the Golden 1 Center will be on your left. Riders can also book a stay with our partner Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Riders can save 10% when booking. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount.
Veterans Day Paint Night at The Golden Finch with Creatively Carrie
The Golden Finch, 2618 Gateway Oaks Dr, Sacramento, CA | 7:00 PM PDT - 9:00 PM PDT
Join Creatively Carrie at the Golden Finch in West Sacramento for a paint and food night hosted by The Golden Finch. Follow along as Creatively Carrie shows you how to paint the American Flag with an easy step-by-step process. You don’t need the experience to enjoy and have a blast at this event. This event is family-friendly and a perfect way to start the weekend. The Golden Finch is located inside the Residence Inn off Gateway Oaks in Natomas. Tickets for this event start at $28. For more information, please visit The Golden Finch’s event page.
Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins Riders arrive at the Sacramento Valley Station, they can take a 6-minute Lyft or Uber ride to The Golden Finch. Riders can also book a stay with our partner Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Riders can save 10% when booking. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount.
Veterans Day Tribute
Bob Hope Theater, 42 E. Main Street, Stockton, CA | Friday, November 11, 2022 | 8:30 AM PDT - 12:00 PM PDT
The United Veterans Council of San Joaquin County will host a celebratory tribute to honor and celebrate veterans and the active duty military. The Veterans Day Tribute event is free and family-friendly. Doors will open at 9:45 AM, and the ceremony will begin at 10:50 AM. Be sure to stop by and join this tribute to those who have sacrificed for our freedom.
Directions: Amtrak San Joaquins riders arriving at the San Joaquin Street Station can take a quick 11-minute walk east down San Joaquin Street; the Bob Hope Theater will be on your left. If Riders prefer Lyft or Uber, it is a quick 3-minute ride from the station.
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