Home Ec - Online and Downtown!

Home Ec, random awesomeness



Visit Home Ec, located in historic Downtown Chico at 231 Main Street.  You can also shop Home Ec during the month of April at the Thursday Night Market or online at

2012 Friday Night Concert - Schedule is here!

The 2012 Friday Night Concert bands are: Enjoy the 2012 Friday Night Concert series; every Frida from 7-8:30pm, between May 18th & September 7th

Alice Peake Experience ~ Big Mo & The Full Moon Band ~ Chico Community Band ~ Decades ~ Dylan's Dharma ~ Gravybrain ~ Los Papi Chulos ~    Mossy Creek ~ Mystic Roots Band ~ Sapphire Soul ~ Spark n Cinder ~   Stranger ~ The Alternators with Brass Connection ~ The Chris Schadt Band ~ The Jeff Pershing Band ~ The Rattlesnakes ~ Urban Legend

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Connect With Downtown Chico

Join the more than 13,000 people and "Like" the Downtown Chico Facebook page!  You'll hear about upcoming events, special promotions, hear from your favorite Downtown Chico businesses, and stay up to date on all things Downtown Chico!

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Kudos! to you...

Who do you think deserves Kudos?Kudos! award

Downtown Chico wouldn't be the special place that it is without the dedicated people and businesses that make up our community. The Kudos! Award recognizes an individual or business that has made a difference in Downtown Chico during the past year.


Downtown Chico, a look back to 1987

Downtown - Chico's Oldest Shopping Center

This poem was taken from an archived Downtown Chico poster produced in 1987...25 years ago! The poster also touts, “There’s just no other shopping center with the flavor, the goods or the services of Downtown Chico.” This statement still holds true today!


Chico Paper Company - "When Quality Counts"

A Few Words From...Chico Paper Company

Chico Paper Company

"When Quality Counts"... Chico Paper Company is your framing choice. Our quality, selection, and expert staff is what sets Chico Paper Company apart.

The art of beautiful framing takes a trained eye, years of experience and a keen sensitivity to the needs of the customer.  Our team of highly experienced and knowledgeable designers / framers specialize in enhancing the unique qualities of your fine art and treasured items. We pride ourselves in offering customers dedicated, conscientious service.

We offer an unparalleled collection of more than 2,000 frames, 5,000 mats and 7 different glass options. Our clients experience a 'softview' of framing and matting options with our cutting-edge video technology and software. Quality doesn't have to cost more.

Representing over twenty-five of the area's best artists, we make sure our framing is the highest standard and let the art do the rest. We are thrilled to be part of Downtown Chico and we love what we do. Find us 345 Broadway in downtown Chico or at: and or give us a call at (530) 891-0900.

Downtown Chico is Your Home for the Holidays!

Downtown Chico will be Open 'til 8pm on Fridays during the holiday shopping season!Downtown retailers are open late this holiday season, with most stores open until 8pm on Fridays through December 23rd.

Downtown Chico, eager to welcome you Home for the Holidays this season. Downtown shopkeepers and restaurateurs look forward to the opportunity to host you, your family and friends during this joyous holiday season.

Community Tree Lighting

Celebrating the magic of the season

Produced by the Downtown Chico Business Association (DCBA) and funded in Downtown Chico's Community Tree Lighting, Friday December 2nd begining at 5:30pmpart by the City of Chico, the Tree Lightingis a gift to the community. Crowds will enjoy a musical program and participate in the countdown to light the tree.

Christmas Preview

A Tradition in Holiday Hospitality - Celebrating 35 Years!

Sunday, November 20th 4-8pm