23nd Annual Oroville Salmon Festival ~ Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
Come See Thousands of Returning Chinook Salmon!
Every September, the streets of Oroville between Historic Downtown and the Feather River Fish Hatchery burst with fish-flavored activities during the Annual Salmon Festival.
On this special weekend Oroville celebrates the thousands of spawning salmon that annually make their way from the ocean back up the Feather River. Environmental education, music, salmon tasting, tours of the hatchery and fun for kids and adults highlight this FREE event.
Feather Fiesta Days
May 6 – 13
For well over seventy years and through a few name changes, Feather Fiesta Days has been Oroville’s hometown celebration. Many elements come together to produce this fantastic event including the grand parade, the gigantic car show, craft fairs, mini-festivals and a chili cook-off.
The big day is always the day before Mother’s Day. Smaller events are scattered through the week preceding the big day.
Here’s a sample of all the things happening at the Feather Fiesta Days:
- Feather Falls Casino Show & Shine
- Bidwell Bar Day
- Butte County Beerfest
- Kiwanis Kiddies Day Parade (May 12)
- Eagles Pancake Breakfast
- Gold Rush Car Show
- St. Thomas Spring Fest
- Craft Fairs at Sank Park and Downtown
- Exchange Club GRAND PARADE (May 13)
- Art in Soroptimist Park
- Oroville Fire Chili Cookoff
- The Oroville Community Concert Band
For more information, contact the Chamber at 530.538.2542 or email us at [email protected]
Butte County Olive Festival
Saturday, June 17
Come taste olive oil and olives from the many area olive producers and purchase their products to take home. Every year there we add more vendors, and a Craft Fair. Lunch, featuring Italian sandwiches, will be served from 11 am to 1 pm. Tours of the Ehmann Home-“The House that Olives Built” are given. There is also a beer garden featuring beer tasting by Feather Falls Casino Brewing Co; music by Oroville’s own Feather River Gypsies; ice cream topped with flavored olive oils; delicious smelling Kettle Corn; drawings; olive theme gift items; area history books for sale; and of course–Ehmann Olives. Admission is free. For more information, call (530) 877-7436 or 533-9418.