Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair



Welcome to the Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair special event page.  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 float 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.  The 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.  The fair runs from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Senior Center and Library Parking lots. Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair The carnival and family entertainment is held at the Civic Center from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Santa's Village is held from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Chino Youth Museum.

  • Thrilling Rides
  • Entertainment
  • Food Vendors
  • Craft Vendors

Participant Information
Interested in entering your group as a participant for the 2017 Chino Youth Christmas Parade?  Please stop by the Carolyn Owens Community Center Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. or Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. to receive the application packet.  Not available during those times?  Please compile your own COMPLETE packet with the following documents:

  1. Application Process
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. Application (please select the appropriate application).  If you are unsure of which application you should be receiving, please give us a call at 909.334.3258 to confirm.
    1. Bands/Drill Team (NO Vehicles) 
    2. Equestrian 
    3. Decorated Entry or Vehicle (under 45 ft. in length)  NOTE:  If you wish to be judged in the Decorated Entry please complete the below Decorated Entry Judging Form.
    4. Oversize Decorated Entry or Vehicle (more than 45 ft. in length) 
    5. Walking Group
  4. Waiver

Participant applications must be turned in by Thursday, November 9, 2017  to the Carolyn Owens Community Center, 13201 Central Avenue, Chino, CA 91710.  Applications will not be accepted by email or fax.

Vendor Information
If you are interested in becoming a Vendor for the Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair, please contact the Senior Center at (909) 334-3271 and complete the Fair Vendor Application below.  Along with the application, a Seller Permit is required.  Application deadline is Monday, November 27, 2017 or until full.  For more information regarding the Seller Permit, please contact the Business License at (909) 334-3263. 

Craft Fair Application 2017 

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 for this years 2017 Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair, please call 909.334.3258 for more information.


Christmas Parde and Fair, December 10, 2016 9 am

2013 Parade Street Closure Map

Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair
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Updated Flyer Coming Soon!

Attention - Street Closure Map
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For more information, please contact the Carolyn Owens Community Center at (909) 334-3258 or email


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