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presents ...

 CHICO COUNTRY FEST
SUMMERFEST has gone COUNTRY
... simply stated ... a festive celebration with Country Music,
    Line-Dancin', Hay Bale, Cowboy Hats, Shit-Kicken Boots, Chili Cook-Off, Watermelon Eatin', and Beer Drinkin' day.
 

produced by  ... 

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3rd Annual

 CHICO COUNTRY     SUMMERFEST
    
HOOTENANNY
       JAMBOREE
         HOEDOWN
            SHINDIG
              PARTY
                  GIG

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SATURDAY - AUGUST or SEPTEMBER, 2023
1 pm 'till - 9 pm-ish
 
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Are you an August Birthday Boy or Girl?  Is it your Anniversary in August? 

Host a party and receive FREE TICKETS for your birthday or Anniversary Couple!!! Call for Details  

Photos from the 2021 & 22 SummerFest

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   FESTIVAL

A FULL DAY OF FUN, FOOD,              ACTIVITIES, & MUSIC 

EVENT DETAILS ...

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The 3rd Annual 

Chico Country Fest 2023 is a celebration of 

"ALL things Country !" 

This year's SummerFest is hosting 3 Live Country Music Tribute Bands, a Local Country Band, Great Food, Corn Hole Tourney, Gambling Tables, Horse Shoes, Dunk Tanks, Mechanical Bull, Vendors, Shade, and Fun-Filled games.

Tickets are on sale now for both

Chico Spring Jam & Chico SummerFest

 Partial proceeds will go to support the 501(c)(3)

non-profit organizations known as the Chico Mighty Oaks Rugby Club, Sunrise Rotary Club, Bidwell Rancho Soroptomist, & Hope Commons Church.

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   MUSIC

A FULL LINE-UP OF 
          MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Main Stage entertainment will be kicking off the

2023 CHICO COUNTRY SummerFest will be some classic country tunes.

At this time we are talking with tribute bands from these artists:

JASON ALDEAN,

BROOKS & DUNN,

SHANIA TWAIN,

GARTH BROOKS

GEORGE STRAIT

JOHNNY CASH

plus

a few LOCAL FAVORITES

(We are in the process of talking to these bands and their agents. 

These photos are just examples of who might be at the event.

IN NO WAY ARE WE SAYING THAT WE GUARANTEE THEIR PERFORMANCE, but we are saying that we are in the planning stages to book some of these bands)

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   Libations -  

A FULL LINE-UP OF
            Craft Brews & Wine

Cold Craft Brew never tasted better than on a warm Chico afternoon. 

            A Blueberry Wine Spritzer or nice glass of Wine can top off your pallet.

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Buy your Beer & Wine Tickets in Advance and SAVE: 10 Tickets for $50 

Scan your tickets here

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Food

A FULL LINE-UP OF FOOD TRUCKS,        YUMMY DESSERTS & SNACKS
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FOOD TRUCKS and BBQ

BOOTLEG BBQ, & TACKLEBOX BBQ

                               

                        FOOD VENDORS

                                Kaboom Kettle Korn & Funnel Cake ~ 

 

                                           Judy's Joint Shaved Ice ~ 

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 Attractions

A FULL LINE-UP of Activities,                      Music, Inflatables, & Games

            

                      FESTIVAL in the PARK with LIVE MUSIC STAGE & CRAFT BREWS & WINE 

Additional Attractions include - Vendor Village, Mechanical Bull, Inflatables, Food Trucks, Dunk Tank, Home Brewing Demo, Gambling Tables, Watermelon Eating Contest, Corn Hole Tourney, Ping Pong,  Hay Throwing, Roping, and a SummerFest Cowboy ~ Cowgirl Costume Contest.

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The ICS - International Chili Society's mission is to continuously improve and enjoy chili while raising money for charities and non-profits year-round. Each year thousands of chili-heads hold cook-offs to raise money for hundreds of charities.

CHILI-COOK-OFF 
sanctioned by International Chili Society 
hosted by Blue Sky Festivals 

 

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The Chico Country SummerFest Chili Cook-Off invites all teams to join us.  We are asking team to cook up some YUMMY chili from the following categories: Traditional Red Chili, Home-Style Chili, Chili Verde and Salsa.  Each team will be donating a few gallons fo Peoples Choice Chili and our team will be judging in all categories.

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REGISTER your CHILI-TEAM ! 

Here is the link for you to sign up for the Country Chili Cook-Off: Click on Attraction and register: https://blueskyfestivals.regfox.com/chico-summerfest-2023-vendor

The fees are $25 for one category and $10 per additonal category.

 

Chili Teams, please plan to cook chili in the following  categories: Traditional Red, Home-Style Chili, Chili-Verde and Salsa.  Each team will be donating a few gallons fo Peoples Choice Chili and our team will be judging in all categories.

RULES - We are partnering with ICS and following their rules for the Chili Cook-Off.  here is the link for the rules for the Chili Teams https://www.chilicookoff.com/about/ics-cook-offs

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CORNHOLE   TOURNAMENT hosted by MDG & LACO
 

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This year, MELTON DESIGN GROUP and LACO ASSOCIATES will be hosting a Cornhole Competition / Tournament at the Chico Country SummerFest.  Join in on the CORNHOLE at Chico Summerfest, enjoy the music, the vendors, the craft brews AND play in an awesome cornhole tourney.

For the Cornhole Tournament, there is a $25 buy-in and winner's 50% payout and a 50% donation to CARD for Caper Acres Park.  To register go to https://blueskyfestivals.regfox.com/chico-summerfest-2023-vendor

Your Cornhole Tournament Registration / Buy-in gets you entry into the tournament and a $10 discount for entry to the event for you and a guest/friend. All participants must “pre-register on Scoreholio” and purchase a discounted ticket in advance.  The current admission fee is $40 for the 8-hour festival. Once registered on Scorholio, we will send you a ticket link with your $10 discount for the Chico SummerFest 2023.

Bring the family this will be a great time.

All players must be there before 1pm, to get checked in.

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What to Wear ?

Ya just can't go to a Country Summer Fest without your favorite Western Outfit ... So, put on those cowboy hats, your bandana, and your cowboy boots and get ready to Whoop-it-Up !

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our           Venue

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Our venue for Chico Country SummerFest is Chico's very own DeGarmo Park

 

In 2021 and 2022 we hosted the event at the Patrick Ranch Museum and for 2023, the event has turned country and moved to our local Chico park.

 

CARD's DeGarmo Park is a perfect venue for the guests of the Chico Country SummerFest.  The park is located on the North-End of Chico.  The park is situated on acres of green grass, a bowl with built in stage, plenty of parking and a lot of room to grow.

~ CARD Mission Statement ~

The Mission of the Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) is to provide recreation opportunities to the greater Chico Community in a coordinated and cost effective manner.

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  CHARITIES

BLUE SKY FESTIVALS and EVENTS is happy to donate money to several youth charity groups.  We are focusing on raising money for several Youth Charities and Not-for-Profit groups that help kids all around Butte County.  We are happy to be donating a percentage of our proceeds to the Chico Rugby Foundation, Bidwell Rancho Soroptimist and Hope Commons Church.

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  PARKING

Patrick Ranch has room for 600 + vehicles to park in their parking lots.  All of this parking is free to all guests.  VIP Guests will be guided to the VIP parking lot.

BIKE PARKING - Chico Velo and the Chico Rugby Club will be onsite to provide secure bike parking.  Bring your bikes and a lock and park right up front with our complementary bicycle parking.

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  Fees

EARLY BIRD TICKETS  ~ $35 ~ Jan, Feb, March, April, & May
STANDARD TICKETS  ~ $40 ~ June & July
MONTH OF ~ $45 ~ August & September
Day of Event ~ $50
Reserve your spot and Buy your tickets today! 
                                 General Admission Tickets are on Sale 
  
                      Group Tickets ~  10 for $350
                                      Free for Children 10 & younger
if we are not sold out,
Ticket Prices will go UP to $50 on Event Day
   
ADMISSION INCLUDES :
  • Entrance into the Festival
  • Full Access to Entertainment, Activities & Attractions
  • Food & Beverage ​ - (Food & beverages purchased separately)
  • Seating - Guests invited to bring their own low-back chairs                                                                                                                                                   
 VIP Individual Adult Tickets ~ $80-100 
      VIP Individual Youth Tickets ~ $50
           Group VIP Tickets ~ $90 each or 10 for $900
               Free for Children 10 & younger (meal excluded)
VIP Ticket Prices will be closed on September 10th, 2023
   
 VIP ADMISSION INCLUDES :
  • Express VIP Line for the Libation Station (Beer & Wine Garden)
  • Shaded VIP Area - Tents or Umbrellas
  • Personal Waiters serve you your Beer & Wine
  • Custom Stainless Steel Cup from Klean Kanteen
  • Upfront VIP Parking
  • Express Entrance into the Festival
  • Full Access to Entertainment, Activities & Attractions
  • Food - One Meal from one of the Food Trucks
  • Beer-Wine-Soda - One Beverage from the Libation Station
  • Table & Chairs - Seating and Tables are provided in the VIP area
  • Lawn Chairs - Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs
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Volunteering

Volunteers are at the core of every successful event !

Sign up by clicking on the below link to register for volunteering

Sign up Here ! 

We welcome volunteers from charity groups, individuals, athletic teams, and work groups. Volunteer with us for half a day and receive a complimentary ticket into the event that you volunteered your time for.

Please send us a note at www.BlueSkyFestivalsAndEvents.com or at our email BlueSkyFestivalsAndEvents@gmail.com

 

more INFO & FAQ

Details will be sent to ticketholders prior to the event ...

We hope you join us. Please take the next step and       

 

   purchase your tickets, as they will sell out fast..

Photos from the 2021 & 2022  Chico SummerFest with

 

Journeys Edge, Hill Street Band, Jimmy Buffett-License

 

to Chill, Boston-Long Time, Pat Benatar-Invincible, 

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