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Located in the heart of Sacramento Valley at the floor of the world's smallest mountain range, the Sutter Buttes, you will find the community of Gridley. Gridley is a small agricultural community. Still small enough to provide a quiet country lifestyle, Gridley is large enough to offer the amenities and conveniences of a larger city.

Located in the middle of Gridley is 36 shady acres for annual events such as the NorCal Dog Show, RV rallies, auto shows, mule and horse shows, rodeos, and concerts. The main event of the year, would be the Butte County Fair & Sportsman's Expo held each year in August.

Gridley was founded by pioneer sheep raiser, George W. Gridley. He made his way west around 1850. Gridley was established in 1870. The City was incorporated in 1905.

This suburb of Marysville is located off Highway 99, north of Live Oak. Gridley is part of the Chico-Paradise, California metro area.

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Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
California Wool and Fiber Festival Boonville CA September13-15 From the source to the fiber, come follow the thread of fine wool craftsmanship.
The Rio Vista Bass Derby Festival Rio Vista CA October11-13 Rio Vista is proud to host the oldest fishing derby on the West Coast. The festival is a three-day derby for bass, catfish and sturgeon. The festival also boasts music, food and fun for fishermen and non-fishing children and adults as well. The events include a carnival, live music and dancing, classic car show, a pancake breakfast, parade and BBQ. A large fireworks display is also featured on Saturday night.