Chico Experience Week Family Events

October 10-19, 2014

Make your reservations early for your Chico Experience Week visit to Chico. Family events are scheduled for October 11, 2014 and will include a family barbecue, campus arboretum and sustainability tours, and plenty of campus and community events.

Chico State Family Weekend: October 11-12, 2014

Saturday, October 11 events include:

  • Campus Arboretum Tour - 10 am, meet in the lobby of Bell Memorial Union
  • Campus Sustainability Tour - 11 am, meet in the lobby of the Bell Memorial Union
  • Family Weekend Barbecue:
    Noon-2 pm: Family Weekend Barbecue - Yolo Lawn
    12:30 pm: President Zingg Address - Yolo Playing Fields

Barbecue tickets go on sale June 2014 - watch here for more information.

Quick Links for Easy Family Weekend Planning

  • Looking for hotel reservations or a great dining experience? Plan ahead with one of our preferred partners!
  • Seven Day Weather Forecast
  • CSU, Chico Map
  • Directions to Chico
  • AS Bookstoree
  • Chico Chamber of Commerce
  • Parking information and Disability Accommodations:  We do not require a parking permit for this day, so you are welcome to park in any of our campus parking lots. To view parking information please click here. Alternate parking includes street and/or metered parking around the perimeter of campus and in the downtown area. All parking is free on Saturday. Accommodations will be provided upon request for people with disabilities, provided the request is made at least seven days prior to the event. Contact us at 530-898-3402.


Plan to join us for this very exciting time on the Chico State campus. Your student will be happy to see you - we guarantee it!