Community Events

For information about other community events not listed on this page that are presented by other agencies, community organizations, service clubs, as well as youth and adult sports groups visit and “LIKE” the City’s Facebook page to be notified when they are announced. Also, check the calendar on the City website's Home page.

If you have a suggestion on an event you would like to be considered, please email the Recreation Manager at

Beautify Chowchilla
Volunteer Form

Official 100th Birthday of the City of Chowchilla
Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
City Procession down Robertson Boulevard 10:00 am
Special City Council Meeting at 10:30 am held to Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the City of Chowchilla being incorporated with a resolution and Birthday Cake! 

Edward Ray Day
Sunday, February 26, 2023
Posters will be on display at City Hall in honor of Edward Ray from February 13 - 28th.

Chowchilla Police Department K-9 Dinner
April 2024
Eastman Hall at Chowchilla Fairgrounds

Chowchilla’s Easter EGG Scramble 
April 1st 2023
8:30 AM - 12:00 NOON
Edward Ray Park, 15th Street & Sonoma Avenue 

Chowchilla - Madera County Fair
May 11 - 14, 2023
Chowchilla Fairgrounds

More Information

Chowchilla Spring Festival Parade
May 13th, 2023
10:00 am
Robertson Blvd., Chowchilla

Chowchilla Centennial Night with the Grizzlies

May 26th, 2023 - Food Trucks, Fun & Fireworks!
5:50 PM

Summer Series of Events - Summer of 2023 June - July
Music in the Park & Vendor Fair - Friday Nights
June 16, 23, 30 & July 7, 14, 21

Movies in the Park Saturday Nights
June 10, 17, 24 & July 1, 15, 22

Summer Open Swim Program
June 12th - July 27th, 2023 Monday through Thursday
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Chowchilla Union High School Swimming Pool
805 Humboldt Avenue, Chowchilla

Lions Club Independence Day Fireworks Show
Saturday, July 8th
Gates open at 7 pm, and Fireworks around 9 pm
Chowchilla Fairgrounds

Fall Dog & Cat Vaccine Clinic

Dates Provided by the Chowchilla Police Department

No Date is Available at this time
9:00 AM - 12 NOON
Chowchilla Police Department

Chamber of Commerce Classic Car & Custom Bike Show
September 16, 2023
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Veterans Memorial Park
Contact the Chowchilla Chamber for more information at 559.665.5603

Centennial Celebration Dinner

September 23, 2023
Eastman Hall, Chowchilla Fairgrounds

Performance by the Killer Dueling Pianos! 

Dinner is Sold Out!

City Halloween Event
October 28, 2023
Veterans Memorial Park


VFW Veterans Day Ceremony
(Chowchilla VFW and City of Chowchilla)
November 11
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Veterans Memorial Park

Hometown Christmas Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
1st Saturday of December
December 2, 2023
Parade down Robertson Blvd. Tree Lighting at Veterans Memorial Park

Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony Flyer
Christmas Parade Registration Form    or    Christmas Parade Registration Online
Parade Information & Rules       Parade Route Map
Christmas Event - Activity Station Form (Free) or  Activity Station Registration Online 
Christmas Event - Food Vendor Form  or  Food Vendor Registration Online