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Saturday, July 18, 2015

10:00 am - 3:00 pm


William Land Park in Sacramento, CA 


Solar Chef Registration

Click here to let us know you're coming. Registration is required for those solar cooking at the event.

Build a Solar Cooker

Class starts early at 9 AM! Three class options, including Make & Bake Kit, CooKit, and Observer. This fee is not due at the time of registration. Click here to join the class. Registration is required for those building a solar cooker.

Solar Cookers International is hosting the 2nd Annual Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival on Saturday, July 18th from 10am-3pm in William Land Park. The event is free to Solar Chefs and to the public. We hope you can come and bring your family and friends to this fun, educational, and exciting event.

What you can do at the event…

Watch a variety of foods being cooked in an array of solar cookers. On display will be all types of cookers and will include both homemade and commercially made cookers.

Cook at the event. Come solar cook in the largest outdoor kitchen in Sacramento. All solar chefs must register to cook at the event. Click here to register.

Meet other solar chefs and solar cooking enthusiasts. Exchange stories, recipes, and tips.

Build a CooKit solar cooker at our Make & Bake CooKit Class. Build a CooKit in the morning and use it to cook at the festival. Three class options available: CooKit plus roaster ($20), CooKit only ($10), and trace/observe (free). If you only want to trace a CooKit, bring a piece of cardboard minimum 36”x48”. Class begins at 9:00. Click here to register.

Learn about solar cooking. Educational displays explain the types of cookers, how they work, and why we use them. International Outreach displays explain how solar cooking is used around the world to help families pasteurize water and cook food helping them save money and stay healthy.

Listen to music performed by Solar Punch.

Make solar crafts including baked clay medallions and Shrinky-Dinks.

Play CooKit Toss and other games at the Fun in the Sun zone.

Navigate the Passport Game for your chance to win a $10 gift card and other prizes.

Shop at our Solar Cookers Store. Our on-site store will have solar ovens, solar cooking cookbooks, heat-resistant bags, roasting pans and more.

Volunteer at the event. We are in need of volunteers at the event for set up, clean up, and during the event. Please contact Cathy at

Become a Sponsor!

You can highlight your support for innovative technologies and be part of a regional celebration, too. Sponsorship of the Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival gives your organization regional, national, and international exposure, supporting a technology that allows people all over the world—especially those earning less than $2 a day—to cook food and pasteurize drinking water with free, zero-emission solar energy.

International experts will join solar chefs from the Sacramento region to showcase delicious foods and more than 100 different solar cookers. Invite your employees to attend this free, fun, public event on Saturday, July 19, from 10 am – 3 pm. Volunteer opportunities are available for corporate teams, too.

Join the elite group of sponsors helping promote solar cooking worldwide. Click here to get started today!

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