Farm-fresh produce, delicious food, arts and crafts, and live entertainment... explore Downtown Chico's Thursday Night Market! Held weekly April through September from 6-9pm, rain or shine, the market is a street festival and certified farmers' market. Located on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets, the area is closed to vehicle traffic to allow for the festivities. Due to health code specifications, no animals are permitted at the market.

Browse Downtown Chico's wide variety of unique shops with extended hours on Thursday nights...or dine at one of Downtown's wonderful restaurants or quaint cafes.

Streets are lined with nearly 100 popular vendors. Unique crafts and artwork, handmade clothing and jewelry, mouth-watering foods, personal services and community organizations are just some of what you'll find. Plus, certified farmers offer the season's freshest assortments of fruits & vegetables, bouquets of garden-grown flowers, eggs, nuts & honey, houseplants and more.

The whole family will enjoy an evening at the market - with balloon-twisting artists, spraypainters, giant inflatable slides and special children's activities the market tailors to all ages!

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.

Listing last updated on Mar 5, 2013


Downtown Chico's Thursday Night Market April through September from 6 - 9 p.m.


Schedule and Location:

On Broadway in Downtown Chico from 2nd Street to 5th Street. Beginning at 5 p.m., the streets are blocked off to vehicle traffic.


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There are fresh organic veggies and fruits, food, beautiful flowers, music, lots of people of all ages, and there's fun for everyone. There are families, young people, old people... it's homelike.


A wide variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Great selection and great prices.


It's got great variety, it supports people's enterpprises and independence, it is fun for everyone, it brings very diverse elements of the community together, you can get products there found nowhere else, delicious fresh food, customers can bargain, it makes the town more lively and supports small business owners downtown, especially in the off-season, it's a community event that can be depended on to provide entertainment, delicious food, interesting crafts and a loook at the cross-section of a culturally interesting community.

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