The Siskiyou County Fair began as an agricultural show in 1859 in Fort Jones, moved to Yreka in 1867 and became the 10th District Agricultural Association in1926, at the current location on Fairlane Rd. The 10th D.A.A. hosted the Siskiyou County Fair until 1952 when a second fair was established in Siskiyou County the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. The name was changed at that time to theSiskiyou County Fair and Paul Bunyan Festival. In 1972, the current name The Siskiyou Golden Fair was selected by the Board of Directors and that nameis still used today. For 156 years, our traditions, heritage, culture and history have on display through our many and varied exhibits, contests and entertainment opportunities
The Bigfoot Jamboree is held annually on Labor Day weekend at River Park. Join in for three days of entertainment, fun, and festivities including music, contests, and a parade. This event is put on by the Happy Camp Coordinating Committee.
September 10th, 2016 marks the date for this years Siskiyou Century.
All ride festivities take place at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds in Yreka,CA.Camping is available at the fairgrounds on Friday night. The Rotary Club prepares an amazing end of ride feast for all riders.
Yreka is located twenty-two miles south of the Oregon border on Interstate 5 and is the county seat of Siskiyou County. Yrekas elevation is 2,595 feet and September is usually warm, but because of elevation and the elevations you may climb, it is always best to be prepared for inclement weather. Siskiyou County is noted for the Mt. Shasta Ski and Recreation Area, Marble Mountain Wildernesstrails and camping, river rafting, historical districts, antiques, and soon to be known for its bicycle touring.
Montague Balloon Fair occurs every year during late September in the scenic Shasta Valley off the north face of majestic Mt Shasta. This is a free event, open to the public.
This event will take place on September 16-18 OR on September 23-25. By February 10 the final date will be determined.
For Yrekas Sizzlin September, our streets in Historical Downtown close to through traffic while registered cars and motorcycles line Broadway and Miner Street for a fun and spirited 50s themed Show and Shine from 9a-2pm. Live music and specialty vendors will be present, and additional kid-friendly eventssuch as box car building and a hula hoop contest will create a fun day for the entire family.
Yreka welcomes a number of classic, vintage and showtastic car masterpieces. Immediately after the Show and Shine, participating cars and bikes will take tothe streets with an open cruise and Parade of Champions we promise we will make it worth your while to visit Yreka on September 24th!
Many artists from the state of Jefferson, the Liberty Scroll, and a photographic contest of the Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens Society will highlight this years Autumn Art Walk to be held this Saturday, from 1-5 p.m.