Residents of Yuba County have dozens of different annual events, festivals and community gatherings at their fingertips.
Bok Kai Parade
The annual Bok Kai parade in March is the oldest continually held parade in California. The Marysville event brings in thousands of visitors from all over the world. The parade features traditional Chinese lion dancers, lots of fire crackers and a 175-foot-long golden dragon. The festival celebrates Bomb Day, which is the birthday of Bok Eye, the Bok Kai Temple’s deity.
Marysville Peach Festival
Celebrate local flavor at the Marysville Peach Festival in historic downtown Marysville. Held in July, the festival attracts more than 30,000 people with entertainment, arts and crafts, and a variety of eats featuring locally grown peaches. There’s a peach dish for every palate, from the classic peach cobbler to more unique offerings like peach salsa, barbecue peach burgers, peach egg rolls or deep fried peaches. Admission is free.
Celebrating 160 years in 2018, the Yuba-Sutter Fair is held in August at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Yuba City. The fair features carnival rides, livestock exhibitions, food vendors, entertainment, a truck pull, a rodeo and more.