The Community Services Department hosts a variety of special events for the Sierra Madre community throughout the year. Annual Events include: Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout, Mount Wilson Trail Race, Fourth of July Parade, Oktoberfest Golf and Tennis Tournament, and Halloween Happenings. Contact the Community Services Department at 626-355-5278 for more information.
Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout
Date: Friday through Sunday in late March or Early April
The Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout are held every year in late March or early April. This is a great opportunity for outdoor family fun! Families can spend a night under the stars and roast marshmallows at the campout, and then wake up the next morning to catch a rainbow trout! The Campout portion of the event is held on Friday, the Fishing derby follows on Saturday morning, and family fishing takes place Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday. Campout registration begin in February and pre-registration is required. Registration for the fishing derby and family fishing is done the day of the event. For more event information contact the Community Services Office at 626-355-5278.
Mount Wilson Trail Race
May 25, 2013
The Mount Wilson Trail Race (MWTR) is the second oldest trail race in California and is held the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Every year 300 runners challenge the Mount Wilson Trail and race 8.6 miles on a course that features an elevation gain of 2,100 feet. This challenging race sells out every year, so be sure to register early! Registration information can be found at www.mountwilsontrailrace.com in January. In addition to the main race, the MWTR features a pasta feed dinner the night before, Kids' Art Show and Race, beer garden, vendor booths and hundreds of race enthusiasts cheering our runners.
Fourth of July Parade
Date: July 4th unless it falls on a Sunday
Every 4th of July come to Sierra Madre and celebrate America's birthday in style! The City of Sierra Madre hosts a parade along Sierra Madre Boulevard that has been an annual tradition for generations. Prop a chair or two along the Boulevard to enjoy the small town charm of the parade entries! After the parade you can continue the fun at Memorial Park and enjoy a festive band, beer garden, games and food!
Concerts in the Park
Join the City of Sierra Madre this summer for the Concerts in the Park, beginning Sunday, July 8, 2012 and occurring every Sunday through August 26, 2012. The concerts are FREE thanks to the support of Athens Services and the Sierra Madre Issei Memorial Foundation, along with numerous community hosts.