Local farm-fresh produce, delicious food, arts and crafts, and live entertainment! From the beginning of April to end of September, held every Thursday, rain or shine, the Chico market is a street festival and certified farmers' market. Streets are lined with more than 100 popular vendors, many who are local. Authentic crafts and artwork, handmade clothing and jewelry, mouth-watering foods, personal services and community organizations that define the character of Chico are just some of the offerings you'll find. Plus, certified farmers offer the season's freshest assortments of fruits and vegetables, bouquets of garden-grown flowers, nuts and honeys, houseplants and more.
Located on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets in downtown Chico, the area is closed to vehicle traffic to allow for the festivities.Browse a wide variety of unique shops with extended hours on Thursday nights or dine at one of Downtown's wonderful restaurants or quaint cafes.
A diverse selection of local musicians and entertainers showcase their talents each week. Performances range from magicians to African dancers and from classic jazz to bluegrass.