Welcome to downtown Chico, one of California’s friendliest, young at heart college towns and home to a community of down to earth, easygoing people. When you come to downtown Chico, come ready for a good time. Here you’ll find ongoing street festivals, live music, great restaurants, eclectic boutiques, inspiring art galleries, historic tours, a top rated state university, impressive public art, a vibrant farmer’s market, groovy coffeehouses, fun art programs and a beer lover’s paradise. In fact, downtown Chico is perhaps the birthplace of craft beer in America thanks to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company’s founder, Ken Grossman who opened his home brew shop back in 1976 right here in downtown Chico.
With its natural beauty, bike friendly streets, lovely parks and plaza in the heart of downtown Chico, this is a place to discover. Shop for top clothing brands, stylish home décor, well known fine art and explore the many restaurants and nightlife from popular street side dining to favorite hotspots, to foodie finds. Whether you’re a visitor or a local, downtown Chico is everyone’s hometown. That why we all love downtown Chico. It’s a place that let’s you be you. And brings out the fun side in everyone.
What are you waiting for? Visit downtown Chico or get more information at www.downtownchico.com/