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Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Rodolfo Martinez, owner of RM Farms, holds his blackberries and strawberries at the Chico's Thursday night market. Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

Yaritza Ayon

September 11, 2018

If you’re new to Chico or just want to know the town in a nutshell, the Thursday night market is the place to go. Located on Broadway St. between 2nd and 5th St., the market gives off a real feel of Chico and its residents. Although most farmers markets are known for vendors with solely, locally...

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Saturn Orion touches up the painting he is the proudest of. Photo credit: Cortneanne Campbell

Anisha Brady

September 14, 2016

The popular Thursday night market always unites the community of Chico. With its fresh and local produce and exotic food trucks, people are mesmerized by the plethora of food and overlook the talented, ingenious artists who share their talent. Saturn Orion “Happiness is a choice,” said street...

Inspiration through imagination

Dana Muensterman

September 23, 2015

The Thursday Night Market flourishes with people in a variety of age groups. As I walked around one of my favorite booths, admiring the paper maché sculptures and palm tree masks, a little girl stood next to me as we were both mesmerized by the works of art. “What do you think lives inside there?...

Grilled cheese food truck cuts tasty path through Chico

Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese, which regularly serves food at the Thursday Night Market, is home to many different types of sandwiches, including the Chipotle Barbecue Grilled Cheese. Photo credit: George Johnston

Blaine Ball

May 4, 2015

Portland's street-food scene is known throughout the United States for its popular food trucks and carts. Inspired by this culinary culture, a local food truck is providing gourmet meals for the public in Chico and throughout California. Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese sandwiches can be found a...

Thursday Night Market back in action

Thursday Night Market back in action

Blaine Ball

April 14, 2015

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Drought affects Thursday Night Market

A local vegetable vendor sells their goods on the first Thursday Night Market of the season. Photo credit: Courtney Weaver

Courtney Weaver

April 4, 2015

Chico’s downtown Thursday Night Market made its first appearance of the season this week. The vendors that participate in the markets are from the Chico and Northern California region and sell different types of produce, juices and crafts. Almost all of the vendors have been participating in the ...

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