Local Events

For information about ongoing events in and around the downtown area and adjacent to campus, check out the Downtown Chico Business Owners Association (DCBA) website or the Chico Chamber of Commerce website for all the latest events and happenings!

Thursday Night Market, 6pm-9pm, Broadway Street Downtown Chico City Plaza

The Downtown Chico Business Association presents “Thursday Night Market”. Come and explore Downtown Chico’s Certified Farmers Market offering the season’s freshest assortments of fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, nuts, herbs, and house plants along with jewelry, food, and non-profit organizations. Entertainment for the whole family.

Friday Night Concerts, 6pm-7:30pm Downtown Chico City Plaza

The concerts, a cherished summertime traditon, are held weekly (May 8 - Sept. 11) and are widely considered Chico's best place to hear live, local music for free. The concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from blues to swing and from Classic rock to reggae.  All bands invited to perform are locally based.

Chico Certified Farmer's Market, 7:30am-1pm, 2nd and Wall Street

Meet local growers in the Municipal Parking Lot on East 2nd and Wall Streets in downtown Chico while they sell their produce and wares year-round every Saturday, rain or shine.

Chico Pride Weekend, August 19th-21st

For more information:  http://stonewallchicopride.com/

Taste of Chico, Friday September 25th, Downtown Chico

Taste of Chico satisfies the appetites of more than 15,000 attendees hungry for a good time. With more than 125 participating restaurants, beverage vendors, wineries and breweries - plus music, art and more - the event showcased the best of what Chico has to offer. All on the streets of charming Downtown Chico.  The Downtown Chico Business Association (DCBA) invites you to enjoy the 27th Annual Taste of Chico - scheduled for Sunday, noon – 4pm. 
For more information:http://www.downtownchico.com/events