Big Hat Days

BIG Hat Days Presented By Clovis Chamber of Commerce and Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino!


BIG Hat Days

85th Annual
April 1 and 2, 2023 in Old Town Clovis
Saturday, April 1st 9am-6pm &
Sunday, April 2nd 9am-5pm

The Clovis Chamber of Commerce kicks of Rodeo month in 2023 with the 85th annual Big Hat Days event in Clovis, CA. Plans are underway for the Chamber to host a fun, safe, and special event this year on April 1 & 2, 2023.

The BIG Hat Days, a Clovis Chamber Event, is the largest two-day festival in Central California. Over 140,000 visitors fill the streets of Old Town to enjoy hundreds of craft and food booths.

For eighty-five years, Big Hat Days has served as a community showcase and a tribute to our western heritage and small-town character. We look forward to continuing this tradition in 2023.

As we move closer to the date, we will continue to update our community on the event. We look forward to seeing our community in April.

Visit us on Bullard and Pollasky at the Michelob Ultra Beer Garden Stage

for live performances all weekend long! 


Vendor Information

Vendor Registration has Closed. Booth Spaces are Sold Out!

Vendor pricing is determined by category, booth location and booth size. All vendors are required to follow the Policy and Guidelines which are included in the application. All vendors are required provide their own canopy, table and table cloth. Vendors are required to carry general liability insurance with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence, $2000,000 aggregate. If you do not have insurance,  you may acquire it through RainProtection Insurance Company.  Please see the information below.

2023 Big Hat Days Pricing

Vendor Map Overview 

For questions regarding vendor applications email [email protected]

Click here to purchase insurance through RainProtection Insurance Company

Volunteers Needed

Did you know it takes hundreds of volunteers to put on this two day event? Sign up today to help our community at the 85th annual Big Hat Days.


Chamber Contact:

[email protected]
Phone: (559) 299-7363

Articles & News:

Read the 2023 BIG Hat Days News Insert in the Clovis Roundup


Past BIG Hat Days News: 

2022 BIG Hat Days News Insert

Read the May/June 2021 Issue of The Chamber Review


According to the city of Clovis ordinance, pets are NOT allowed at Old Town events. This includes those carried or pushed in a cart. Please respect your fellow visitors and leave Fido at home. There are many children in strollers who are at your pet’s eye and mouth level. Thank you.


BIG Hat Days is located on Pollasky Ave, one block west of Clovis Avenue, in Old Town Clovis between Third and Ninth Streets:

Coming from Highway 99 going north:
Take the Clovis Avenue exit (south of Fresno) to the right and travel about 12 miles to Old Town Clovis. When you pass Shaw Avenue, you’re almost there
Coming from Highway 99 going south:
Take the 180 exit (just past Belmont Ave), continue to Hwy 168 exit to Clovis. Take the Bullard Exit, travel east and follow the signs
GPS setting:
325 Pollasky Ave, Clovis (location of the Chamber of Commerce within the festival)


Parking is free in surrounding lots and streets. The largest lot is located at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds, on the east side of Clovis Ave between Bullard and 5th Streets

GPS setting: 748 Rodeo Dr, Clovis.

The Explorers Police Cadets will escort you across Clovis Ave to the festival.

Handicapped parking is located at Fifth and Clovis on both the north and south sides of Fifth Street and in the American Legion parking lot at 4th and Woodworth.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel  Phone Website
Comfort Suites – Clovis (559) 299-9992
Courtyard by Marriott Clovis Fresno (559) 917-5124
Courtyard Sierra Vista
Fairfield by Marriott Fresno Yosemite International (559) 825-5200
Fairfield Inn & Suites (559) 323-8080
Hampton Inn & Suites Clovis (559) 348-0000
Home2 Suites Clovis/Fresno (559) 940-6001
Homewood Suites by  Hilton, Clovis (559) 292-4004
Hotel Piccadilly (559) 348-5520
Towne Place Suites (559) 251-7800

Our Event Sponsors

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