California Festivals


Dunsmuir Dogwood Daze

May 27, 2017 Dogwood Daze
May 28, 2017 Memorial Celebration
May 26-29, 2017 City-wide Garage Sale

(530) 235-2177
Free admission to many events, some charge a fee

Held in tribute to the blossoming dogwood trees against a blanket of green grass and spacious blue skies, the annual Dunsmuir Dogwood Daze features a Pie Social, Art and Music a Doggie Parade, Soapbox Derby, and a City-wide yard sale.

May 27, 2017

  • 8 a.m. Pancake Breakfast
  • 10 a.m. Pie Social
  • 11 a.m. The Doggie Parade is free and no registration is required. Costumes are encouraged.
  • 12:30 p.m. The Soapbox Derby begins on upper Dunsmuir Avenue at Spruce Street and continues down the hill to Pine Street. All are free except for Adults who will be charged $10 each. Categories:  Mini 3-6 years
    Juniors 7-10 | Teens 11-15 | Adults 16 and up

Pie Social, sponsored by the Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society Dunsmuir Museum begins at 10 a.m. and ends when the pies are gone. Slices and whole pies may be purchased. Last year's event sold out by 2:30 p.m. with more than 200 pies baked by 73 people. The Pie Social is in Dunsmuir's Historic Amtrak Depot.

Derby Races on Upper Dunsmuir Avenue, where Big Dave Keisler the Gravity Car Derby Champ, Undefeated in Siskiyou County, Challenges all Adults 16 years and up.

The Soap Box karts derby cars come down the hill to the cheers of the spectators; trophies and prizes are awarded. For more information call Big Dave Keisler at 925-9365

 Beautiful native Dogwood trees are visible around town with concentrations on Sacramento Avenue, the Children's Park, and Hedge Creek Falls Park. Be sure to visit Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens.

Merchant specials entice at the traditional city-wide Yard Sale lasting all week-end.  A map is available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 5915 Dunsmuir Avenue.

 Sponsored by the Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce, the City of Dunsmuir, and Pacific Power.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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