Gold Rush Days– June 18,2016
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, historical hayrides, pony rides and more!
Sizzlin September Car and Motorcycle Show– September 24, 2016
The Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds will host the 2016Sizzlin 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 24th, 2016 to the 6th 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.
Yreka’s Winter Wonderland Events
November 26th, 5pm
Bring the whole family to Yreka at 5pm to enjoy lighted floats and 68 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 3rd, 6pm
Holiday cheer will fill historic downtown Yreka at the annual Night of Lights Event. From 6-8pm enjoy Santa’s workshop, the tree lighting, live music and caroling, roasted chestnuts, s’mores and holiday shopping with both vendors and downtown businesses.
Thursday, February 11th 5:30-7pm 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.
COME ALONE OR GATHER A GROUP FOR AN EVENING OF FUN, NETWORKING, AND POTENTIAL BUSINESS CONNECTIONS.
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, network with potential
65th Annual Chamber Awards Gala– March 18,2016
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).
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.