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Let Freedom Ring & Make A Splash with CARD at Chapman Park on June 29th

June 24, 2024

Kids playing at a water park with splash pads and playground equipment on a sunny day.
Kids playing in the Chapman Park splash pad

The Chico Area Recreation & Park District (CARD) invites families to its Let Freedom Ring event on Saturday, June 29th, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the newly upgraded Chapman Park. Celebrate America with a splash at the new splash pad, listen to live music by the Chico Community Band and local musicians Emma & Will, and enjoy free traditional 4th of July foods like hotdogs and ice cream.

Event Highlights:

·         Free Hot dogs served by Chico Firefighters Local 2734

·         Free Savor Ice Cream

·         NEW splash pad and playground

·         American Flags provided by Chico Noon Exchange Club

·         Culligan of Chico

·         Members 1st Project Gratitude: Write a letter thanking our first responders, military, and service personnel

·         Paradise Pixels Patriotic Photobooth

·         KZAP 96.7 Classic Hits Rock with a Half-Court Shot Contest

·         Corn Hole

·         Facepainting

·         Chico Velo Bike Valet

Enjoy the big, bold, and patriotic tunes of the Chico Community Band as they perform a collection of classic American music from 11:30 AM–12:30 PM. Then, listen to local artists Emma & Will as this dynamic duo plays acoustic tunes with harmonizing vocals, covering a wide range of your favorite genres & decades from ABBA to Zac Brown Band to Taylor Swift, just to name a few.

Live Music Schedule:

·         11:30 AM–12:30 PM: Chico Community Band

·         12:45–1:45 PM: Emma & Will

For more information and updates about the Let Freedom Ring event, please visit our official website at Stay connected with CARD on social media by following us on Facebook and Instagram @chicorec.

CARD extends its gratitude to our partners and sponsors Lamar Advertising for their support in making this event possible. Become a CARD event sponsor at Join us for a day filled with sun, live music, and gratitude as we celebrate America on July 29th.



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