Annual Events

 Gold Rush Days– June 17,2017

Yreka transforms historical downtown into a “step back in time” festival honoring our Gold Rush heritage. Enjoy Old Time reenactments in front of the historic Franco American Hotel, gold mining, vendors, food, activities for kids, music and a special surprise guest. Vendor Applications Available on YrekaChamber.Com


 Sizzlin September Car and Motorcycle Show– September 16th 2017

The Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds will  host the 2017 Sizzlin September Show and Shine. Show attendees will enjoy registered cars and motorcycle as they line the fair mall. Don’t miss the spirited 50’s themed Show and Shine. Live music and specialty vendors will be present, and additional kid-friendly events such as box car building and a hula hoop contest will create a fun day for the entire family.

Yreka welcomes all car and motorcycle enthusiasts September 16 th, 2017 to the 7 th annual show and shine from 9am to 2pm this year at the pristine Siskiyou County Fairgrounds. Live music, vendors and many specialty cars will there. This event is free to the public so bring your entire family to see vintage and classic hot rods and motorcycles at the tree-shaded fairgrounds.

2017 Entry Form & Flyer

Rockin’ into the Holidays– November 18th 2017

Join us for a night full of 50’s holiday fun! Come in your favorite themed costume and dance the night away, with our live DJ. There will be a Dessert Auction and No Host Bar.

Miner’s Inn Convention Center: 5 – 11pm

Tickets: $35 | Single & $60 | Couple

$5 cover charge after 8:30pm


Yreka’s Winter Wonderland Events

November 25, 2017 | 5pm

Bring the whole family to Yreka at 5pm to enjoy lighted floats and 70 years of holiday magic in our historic downtown. Parade entry applications are now available from the chamber and must be returned by November 23rd along with a $10 entry fee to the chamber office, located at 310 S Broadway in Yreka.

December 1, 2017 | 5 – 8pm

Holiday cheer will fill historic downtown Yreka at the annual Night of Lights Event. From 5-8pm enjoy Santa’s workshop, the tree lighting, live music, caroling, and holiday shopping with both vendors and downtown businesses.


67th Annual Chamber Awards Gala– January 26th, 2018

Citizen of the Year – This is a coveted “lifetime achievement” type of award for Yreka community service, with lots of public honors throughout the year. Length and type of service to Yreka will be considered, as well as the positive effects of that service on various segments of the Yreka community. Dating back to 1951 when Al Crebbin won the first award, notable winners have included Senator Randolph Collier (1954) and later his son John (1981), Nellie Ringe (1960), Dr. Albert H. Newton, Sr. (1962), Alan (“A.J.”) McMurry (1963), George Wacker (1965) and later his wife Frances (1983), O.J. LeBaron (1969), Matt McNeil (1976), Dan Girdner, Sr. (1987), Bill Overman (1988), Bob Ohlund (1989) and later his son Barry (2007), Larry Bacon (1994), Ann Kaster (1995), Jim Griffin (2005), and Eric Harms in 2009. In 2012 we had a tie with both Don and Claudia East taking the award, and in recent years honorees have included Siskiyou County Supervisor Grace Bennett (2013), Joan Favero (2014), and Yreka City Councilman David Simmen (2015) Dwight Roberts (2016)

Nonprofit of the Year – This award is to publicly acknowledge a charity or other nonprofit organization that, through its projects, programs, or events, has had a positive impact on the Yreka community during one or more recent years. Recent winners have included Miner Power (2013), Siskiyou Family YMCA (2014), and Siskiyou County Economic Development Council.


Business Expo & Annual Membership Meeting – Thursday, February 8th 2018

Best Western Miner’s Inn Conference Center

Each year, the Yreka Chamber of Commerce hosts our Annual Membership Meeting and Business Expo to celebrate our accomplishments during the previous year, as well cast a vision towards the future through the adoption of our newly revised Bylaws. Board of Directors will be recognized for their commitment to the Chamber and new Directors will be announced. This is your opportunity to have a voice in the future of the chamber.


Whether you exhibit your business or just attend, the Business Expo and Annual Meeting is a once-a-year opportunity that will pay off for years to come. Companies and individuals come to the Expo to learn about new products and technologies, enjoy refreshments,  and network with potential clients.