Harvest Sidewalk Sale October 10th

Prices are FALLing in Downtown Chico!

Downtown Merchants and the Downtown Chico Business Association (DCBA) invite you to "Rake In" the savings during the Annual Harvest Sidewalk sale, scheduled for Friday, Oct 9 & Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9am - 5pm.  Sidewalks and storefronts will be bursting with bargains and merchandise ranges from clothing, shoes and jewelry to home furnishings, art supplies and hardware.  Downtown Chico has more than 200 shops and restaurants.

Jake Early T-shirts Available!


Limited edition T-shirts & Chico Bags!!


T-shirts designed by local Chico Artist, Jake Early! Only $20 

Gorgeous blue Chico Bags only $7

Limited Edition Jake Early T-Shirts Supporting Clean & Safe efforts in Downtown Chico Proceeds benefit Beautiful, Clean & Safe efforts in Downtown Chico.  


T-shirts and bags available at the DCBA office (330 Salem Street) and at participating retailers in Downtwn Chico:

Campus Bicycles


Diamond W  Western Wear

Made in Chico

Powell's Sweet Shoppe





TNM Presents...City Plaza Nights!

Thursday Night Market Presents...City Plaza Nights!

The DCBA is now accepting proposals for our "TNM Presents...City Plaza Nights!" special event series. Please help us bring some family friendly events to the city plaza this year and pull our community together!  Let's make the Thursday Night Market the very best in can be!  Is YOUR organization up to the challenge?  Click HERE for the information!

Vendor and Performer Applications now Available!

TNM Logo

Applications to participate in the Thursday Night Market as a Certified Grower, Vendor or Performer are now available!

Hometown Hospitality and FREE PARKING in Downtown Chico!

The Downtown Chico Business Association has partnered with the City of Chico this holiday season to spread some "Hometown Hospitality"...and FREE PARKING

Our primary mission for this campaign is simply to help create a more welcoming environment for our downtown guests during the holiday season!


Reflections of a Friday Night Concert sponsor

Thank you Amy Arendt of for a great write up about your experience at the Friday Night Concerts this season!

Click HERE for the full blog entry and photos!

Thursday Night Market, Featured Downtown Business-- Home Ec

Christianne Belles

Christianne Belles, owner of Home Ec in Downtown Chico, is a positive individual whose life philosophy surrounds around being happy and making others around her happy. Her positive attitude is most evident and definitely contagious. She brings this same attitude to her shop, Home Ec. As a Downtown Business owner, Christianne’s greatest joy comes from seeing customers humor themselves with the products Home Ec has to offer.

Thursday Night Market, Featured Downtown Business-- Johnnie's Restaurant and Lounge


Jamie Camaren, General Manager of the Hotel Diamond and Johnnie’s Restaurant and Lounge, has led an interesting career to where she is now. During her childhood, her mother owned and operated Swensons, a restaurant in Willows. At age 12, she had already begun waiting tables and since then she has always found herself in the restaurant business. Contrary to her experience in restaurants through high school graduation, Jamie decided to attend Chico State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Education—she wanted to teach. After graduating, Jamie left Chico to work for a catering company in Hawaii. Her time spent in The Aloha State eventually brought her to Las Vegas, where she continued working in the restaurant and catering business.

Taste of Chico - Want a sneak peek???

The Taste of Chico event program has been finalized!  Want a sneak peek?  Click HERE!

Don't forget you can enter for a chance to win 2 free tickets by visiting facebook/com/downtownchico and entering the contest app (just below our cover photo).

OR - buy your tickets online NOW for the best price.  Click the link to the right!

Taste of Chico 2013 - Small Town. BIG Taste!