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More Than 100 Entries in Chico's Pioneer Day Parade Saturday

Marching bands representing the Jr. High and High Schools and CSU, Chico will take part.

Posted: May 3, 2018 6:53 PM

"Celebrating the Chico Promise - A Journey of Learning Preschool-Masters" is the theme for the 101st annual Chico Pioneer Day Parade, which will wind through the streets of Downtown Chico starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5th.

  Parade Director Connie Wright says that Chico is the only city north of Sacramento and east of Mendocino where you can go from Preschool to getting your Masters Degree.   The Grand Marshalls of the Parade this year are Chico Unified School District Superintendent Kelly Staley, Butte Community College President Dr. Samia Yaqub and CSU, Chico President Dr. Gayle Hutchinson.

   Marching bands from the Jr. High and High Schools and from CSU, Chico will be taking part in the parade ... among more than 100 family friendly entries.

  You will also see Action News Now Noon Anchorwoman Linda Watkins-Bennett and Action News Now Reporters AJ Abell and James Villalobos in the parade. And Action News Now 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Anchorwoman Debbie Cobb will help announce the parade from the announcer's booth on Main Street.

   There will be a $5 Pancake Breakfast served in City Plaza beginning at 8 a.m. and a $5 hamburger chips and drink lunch served after that.

  There will also be school performances, crafts, and art in the Plaza after the parade, with Awards announced at 1 p.m. 

  You can find a map of the Pioneer Day Parade and other parade information by clicking here

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