Chino Youth Christmas Parade & Fair

Chino Youth Christmas Parade & Fair

Saturday, December 11, 2021
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


The City of Chino invites you and your family to have fun at the Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair.  Come celebrate the holiday season with a decorated entry competition celebrating Chino's youth.  Immediately following the Parade, visit City Hall for the Holiday Fair and Carnival.  The Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair is a yearly event held the second Saturday of December. 

Band marching in Youth Christmas Parade
Youth Parade - Starts at 9:00 a.m.

On the corner of Riverside Drive and Monte Vista Avenue,
heads east on Riverside Drive, south on Central Avenue,
and ends at Chino Avenue.  

People walking through the craft fair


Craft Fair - 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

In the Senior Center and Library parking lots.

Youth enjoying carnival rides

Carnival Rides - 9:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.

At the Civic Center on D Street
between 7th and 6th Streets.

Entertainment on steps of City Hall

Family Entertainment - 11:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.

On the steps of City Hall at the corner of
Central Avenue and D Street

Santa's Village at the Chino Youth Museum
Santa's Village at the Chino Youth Museum - 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Free admission to the Youth Museum on the corner of
6th and D Streets. Pictures with Santa, crafts, games,
cookie decorating, and more!

Food vendors at the Youth Christmas Parade & Fair
Great Food - 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Enjoy delicious food from various food vendors
at the Civic Center on the corner of
Central Avenue and D Street.


Letter to residents (pdf)

Map of Parade Route and Street Closures (pdf)

Event Flyer (pdf)

For more information, please contact the Carolyn Owens Community Center at (909) 334-3258 or email communityservices@cityofchino.org.

Parade Entries

Participant Information
Interested in entering your group as a participant for the Chino Youth Christmas Parade?  
Please stop by the Carolyn Owens Community Center Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. to receive the application packet, or compile your own COMPLETE packet with the following documents:

  1. Application Process (pdf)
  2. Rules and Regulations (pdf)
  3. Parade Entry Application and Waiver (pdf)

Complete the Decorated Entry Judging Form if your group would like to be included in the Decorated Entry Competition.  Awards will be given to the top float in the following categories:

  • Best use of theme
  • Best overall walking entry
  • Best overall vehicle/float

Decorated Entry Judging Form (pdf)

Participant applications must be turned by November 4, 2021 to the Carolyn Owens Community Center, 13201 Central Avenue, Chino, CA 91710.  Applications will not be accepted by email or fax.

For more information, please contact the Carolyn Owens Community Center at (909) 334-3258 or email communityservices@cityofchino.org.

Food Vendors

Food Vendor Information
If you are interested in becoming a Food Vendor for the Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair, please complete the  Food Vendor Application and submit the required documents. 

2021  Food Vendor Application (pdf)

One-Day Temporary Permit


Application deadline is November 5, 2021, or until full. 
Applications may also be picked up at the Carolyn Owens Community Center, 13201 Central Avenue.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
1) City of Chino Vendor Application and Waiver.
2) Provide proof of Temporary Food Facility Health Permit with the San Bernardino County Department of Environmental Health Services.
3) City of Chino one-day temporary permit or provide proof of Annual Business License.
4) Provide proof of $1 million liability insurance listing the City of Chino as an additional insured.
5) Provide proof of State Board of Equalization seller’s permit for temporary location. 

For more information, please contact the Carolyn Owens Community Center at (909) 334-3258 or email communityservices@cityofchino.org.

For more information regarding the Seller Permit, please contact the Business License at (909) 334-3263. 

For more information regarding the Board of Equalization, please contact their Riverside Field Office at (951) 680-6400.

Retail & Craft Vendors

Retail & Craft Vendor Information
If you are interested in becoming a Retail or Craft Vendor for the Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair,  please  complete the Fair Vendor Application and submit required documents. 

Information Letter (pdf)

2021 Craft Fair Vendor Application Form (pdf)

 
One-Day Temporary Permit (pdf)
 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
1)  City of Chino Vendor Application and Waiver.
2) City of Chino one-day temporary permit or provide proof of Annual Business License.
3) Provide proof of State Board of Equalization seller’s permit for temporary location. 

For more information, please contact the Chino Senior Center at (909) 334-3271 or email communityservices@cityofchino.org.

For more information regarding the Seller Permit, please contact the Business License Department at (909) 334-3263. 

For more information regarding the Board of Equalization, please contact their Riverside Field Office at (951) 680-6400.

Volunteers

Volunteer Information
The City of Chino is always in need of volunteers for the parade.  A volunteer's hours range from 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..  Assignments include parade marshals, vendor assistants, fair assistants, and help with set-up and clean-up.
  • Parade Route Volunteers:  Shift range 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Volunteers will assist with parade route duties/tasks, set-up and clean-up.  Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time.  Minimum age 14; 12-13 year old accompanied by an adult volunteer.
  • Craft Fair Volunteers:  Shift Range 6:00 - 8:00 a.m. / 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
    Volunteers will assist with set-up and take down of EZ-Ups; assist vendors with unloading/loading merchandise from vendor vehicles to/from vendors assigned booth.  Minimum age 16.

If you are interested in being a volunteer, please fill out a volunteer application.

For more information regarding volunteers click Volunteers

please contact the Carolyn Owens Community Center at (909) 334-3258 or email communityservices@cityofchino.org.

Sponsors

The City of Chino Community Services Department strives to provide quality programs and activities to the residents of Chino.  Special events enhance the quality of life and builds a sense of community.

You can increase your exposure to the community by contributing to the success of special events, like the Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair.  The Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair is Chino's longest running special event and the annual event attracts over 10,000 participants.

Invitation letter to participate as a sponsor

Sponsorship Form