Date(s) - 04/01/2023 - 04/02/2023
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Clovis Rodeo Grounds
85th Annual BIG Hat Days
Saturday April 1 & Sunday April 2, 2023
BIG HAT DAYS is returning to the streets of Old Town Clovis! The Clovis Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 85th Annual Big Hat Days, presented by Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, will be held on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, 2023. “It’s our honor to return as the presenting sponsor for Big Hat Days, a Clovis tradition that has brought so much joy to the community over the past 85 years,” said Deann Kamalani, Director of Marketing at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino. “Upholding local heritage and culture has long-been a priority for Chukchansi Gold, which makes it even more fitting for us to be a part of this great celebration.”
Event Operating Hours
Saturday, April 1, 2023 – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 2, 2023 – 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Big Hat Days will feature over 300 food, craft, and business vendor booths on the streets of Old Town Clovis. Grab your family, friends, and your BIG Hat and come on out to Clovis along Pollasky Avenue, between 3rd and 9th streets. Enjoy the beautiful weather, sample the delicious festival food, shop at the craft booths and enjoy live music at the Michelob ULTRA Beer Garden. There will be tons of family friendly attractions including carnival rides, face painting, balloon animals, a petting zoo and pony rides! “We are excited to welcome back this beloved annual event to our community and celebrate the beginning of Rodeo Month in Clovis with this free, family friendly event.” Said Greg Newman, CEO of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce. “For 85 years, Big Hat Days has been a time-honored event where families and old friends come together to celebrate the best our community has to offer, and the Clovis Chamber of Commerce is proud to be able to continue that tradition year after year.”
Michelob ULTRA Entertainment Stage will feature live bands all day.
Saturday, April 1
10am – 12pm – South 65
12pm – 2pm – John Pemberton
2pm – 4pm – Dakota Crossing
4pm – 6pm – Big Elk Band
Sunday, April 2
11am – 1pm – Scott Patrick
1pm – 3pm – John Pemberton
3pm – 5pm – Michael Walker Band
The Clovis Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our presenting sponsor, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, and our event sponsors, Michelob ULTRA, Pepsi, Fresno/Clovis Convention and Visitors Bureau, Caglia Environmental, Noble Credit Union, Club Pilates, Stretch Lab, Clovis Rodeo Association and Alert-O-Lite for their support of the 85th annual Big Hat Days celebration. The Clovis Chamber would also like to extend a Big Hat Days thank you to the City of Clovis for their continued cooperation and support in making Big Hat Days a fun, safe, and enjoyable event for our community.
Check out our newly designed Big Hat Days t-shirts available for purchase at the Clovis Chamber located at 325 Pollasky Avenue. You can find free parking in the surrounding lots as well as the Clovis Rodeo Grounds. Handicap parking will be available in the Water Tower lot north of the Rodeo Grounds.
Please visit www.clovischamber.com or follow the Big Hat Days Facebook page for up-to-date event news.