Ways to Participate
Enter an art horse
Design Your Chico Palio “Litter” (Minimum Requirements)
- Round dowels (for maximum racing comfort) of at least 2 inches thick (think closet rods) and at least eight feet long.
- At least two healthy humans to carry your horse creation. Under 18 must be accompanied an adult.
- One platform measuring no less than two-feet wide and four feet in length – the base for your horse.
- No words are allowed on the horse, however, a sign may accompany the horse to identify the team, neighborhood, business or community group.
Download the Chico Palio Entry Form
Enter a real horse
Find out how to enter a real horse.
Download the Equestrian Information & Invitation
Design a flag
Want to display your artwork on a Chico Palio flag?
Enjoy Chico Palio flags, designed by local artists! flag image gallery
Become a sponsor
Find out how you can help support the event.
Download the 2010 Chico Palio Team Sponsorship Guide
Volunteer at the event
Want to help out at Chico Palio? Find out how.
Become involved in this community event. Please call Debra at 530-228-2860 or Ray at 530-520-4742 to volunteer. We'd love to have you!
Be a spectator
Come and watch the event!
Last year, we had approximately 2,500-3,000 spectators throughout the day. Come join in the fun. There will be hands-on art activities FREE for the children, a horse parade, a horse sculpture race, good food and drink and a chance to see the rich variety of arts & culture organizations our community has to offer. Don't miss out. This is a day Chico will remember.