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Celebrate Spring at the 61st Annual Spring Jamboree in Chico

March 21, 2024

A woman and a child with a toy observe a rabbit and a chicken on a table at an outdoor event.
Families enjoy a mini petting zoo at Spring Jamboree 2024

The Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) is excited to announce its 61st Annual Spring Jamboree, happening on Saturday, March 30th, from 10 AM to 1 PM. This cherished community event invites families from Chico and surrounding areas to welcome spring with a day full of fun and entertainment at Sycamore Field and Caper Acres.

This year’s Spring Jamboree is packed with activities that everyone in the family can enjoy. Highlights include a special spring-themed scavenger hunt that promises fun prizes and an adventure through the picturesque Sycamore Field and Caper Acres. But the fun doesn’t stop there! The event features live music performances by local talents, Emma & Will and Reece Thompson, creating the perfect backdrop for a day of springtime enjoyment.

Kids and families can look forward to an array of activities including:

  • Spring-themed crafts to spark creativity
  • A visit from the Easter Bunny for that essential photo op
  • Free photo booth for photos with family & friends
  • Exciting yard games, bounce houses, and face painting
  • An adorable mini petting zoo featuring bunnies, chickens, and baby goats
  • Create and take home a mini handmade floral arrangement
  • A variety of delicious offerings from food trucks such as Hoff Dogs, Sisters Mobile Bar & Treats, Let’s Play Cafe, Corning Sweets, and Wills Catering
  • Free bike valet service, encouraging families to enjoy a sustainable and fun way to arrive at the event

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, March 30th
Time: 10 AM to 1 PM
Location: Sycamore Field and Caper Acres, Chico, CA

For more information and updates about the 61st Annual Spring Jamboree, please visit our official website at Don’t forget to stay connected with CARD on social media by following us on Facebook and Instagram @ChicoRec.

Thanks to our Platinum Sponsor Lamar Advertising for helping make fun, free community events like this possible. Come join us for a day filled with joy, community, and the celebration of spring. We look forward to seeing you and your family at the Spring Jamboree!



About Chico Area Recreation & Park District

Founded in 1948, the Chico Area Recreation & Park District (CARD) is a California Special District focused on creating recreational opportunities that bring friends and families together to have fun and build lasting memories. CARD manages and cares for more than 15 community and neighborhood parks, four community centers, one swimming pool, the Chico Creek Nature Center, and more. The PLAY Activity Guide highlights the numerous sports, classes, camps, special events, and more CARD offers. Learn more about CARD at