Attend a Sprint Car Race at Silver Dollar Raceway

Silver Dollar Speedway 2343 Fair St., Chico, CA, United States

Off to the races! If you feel the need to watch speed, head over to the Silver Dollar Speedway to catch the races this season. Come check out these stunning examples of Winged Sprint Cars, B Modifieds, and Hobby Stocks as they compete. It's a family-friendly fun night out!

You Do Chico – Show Us Your Favorite Chico Thing to Do

When asked about our favorite things to do in Chico, we've all got a specific answer. Whether it's heading out to a go-to taco truck for late lunches, a quiet walk in the park, grabbing your favorite dessert, playing disc golf, or visiting the university farm, there's something special. Every Chicoan is different, and we'd […]

Take it from Golden Valley Bank: Pay it Forward!

"Pay it forward" is one of Golden Valley Bank's favorite sayings. This financial institution is very invested in our Chico community, so take a cue from them and do something nice for somebody here today! Whether it's buying a cup of coffee for a stranger in line behind you or just picking up a piece […]

Attend the Chico Creek Nature Center End of Summer Social

Chico Creek Nature Center 1968 E. 8th Street, Chico, CA, United States

Say sayonara to summer by attending the Chico Creek Nature Center End of Summer Social. This beautiful spot in Bidwell Park is the perfect place for a soirée, so bring your friends and family!

On September 11th, Visit the 9/11 Memorial at the Firestation at the Elks Lodge

Chico Elks Lodge 1705 Manzanita Ave., Chico, CA, United States

September 11th is a day of remembrance. Join other residents of Chico in honoring those who lost their lives on that tragic day by visiting the memorial at the fire station at the Elks Lodge. It's a fitting way to keep their memory alive, and never forget.

Soak up Some Street Art at the Peace and Harmony Mural

Peace and Harmony Mural 526 Broadway St., Chico, CA, United States

Street art really shines in Chico, and one of our stars is the new Peace & Harmony mural. Dreamed up by Shepard Fairey back in 2018, this bold creation is a propoganda-style piece done in black, white, burgandy and gold. It's a part of the rich public art scene which makes Chico an outdoor art […]

Take a Stroll With the Beatles (Mural) on Main Street

Beatles Mural 127 Main Street, Chico, CA, United States

Beatle-mania may have started almost 60 years ago, but it's still alive and well in Chico. Check out the Fab Four strutting their stuff right here in our town in front of 127 Main Street. This homage to metal was inspired by the Abbey Road album released in 1969 and the famous photograph which has […]

Take a Pic Under an Oak

Did you know Chico used to be home to the largest Oak Tree in the world? Before the famous Hooker Oak tree fell in 1977, it was estimated to be around 600-1000 years old and 110 ft tall. While it may be gone, Chico still has some remarkable Valley Oak specimens around town which are […]

Donate a Book to a Neighborhood Free Library

Have you heard of Little Free Library? This amazing organization allows people to donate and take books at "Little Free Library" locations all across the country. Anyone can put up their own little library box, as long as they allow LFL to put the location on a map so readers can find it. Even If […]

See the Film Sing 2 Outside at Movie Night in Sycamore Field

Sycamore Field 300 South Park Drive, Chico, CA, United States

Don't let the summer end without seeing a movie in Sycamore field! Catching a film under the stars is an awesome thing to do on a summer night, especially if it's a toe-tapping hit like Sing 2. This family-friendly flick is fun for adults and kids alike. So grab your friends and a blanket or […]

35th Bidwell Park & Chico Creeks Cleanup Event

Bidwell Park 500 South Park Drive, Chico, CA, United States

Join your fellow Chicoans to help clean up Bidwell Park and Chico Creeks at this 35th annual event put on by BEC (Butte Environmental Council). Visit their website for details and what to bring. The event is followed by a volunteer appreciation BBQ at Hooker Oak Park. By getting involved, you'll help protect our shared […]

Spend an Afternoon Visiting All 16 Mosaic Benches Downtown

Mosaic Benches 300 Broadway St., Chico, CA, United States

Pay a visit to the Luminary Benches & Pedestal Art Seats downtown and learn about some of the visionaries who helped make Chico what it is today. Each of the 16 tiled benches has a unique look and theme, like the Chinese Luminary Art bench which is in remembrance of the Chinese workers who helped […]