Annual Events

Mark your calendars for the annual events here in Ripon.

Each of these events are possible because of many hours of work done by volunteers – your neighbors.

ALMOND BLOSSOM FESTIVAL 

The Almond Blossom Festival is always on the last weekend in February.

For the complete schedule of events, check the Chamber web site www.riponchamber.org


CITY-WIDE YARD SALE 

The City of Ripon is not hosting the City-Wide Yard Sale. MyRipon.com is now the organizer of the yard sale.

For more information and a map please visit https://www.myripon.com/citywideyardsale
 

 
LARGE UNWANTED ITEM PICK UP PROGRAM
(program replaces Spring Clean Up Program)

Sponsored by the City of Ripon 

Residents are now able to schedule a pick up of large unwanted items between the months of April through September.  To dispose of items through this program:

-  Call or e-mail the Public Works Department (209) 599-2151 or [email protected] or fill out the online form - FORM PAGE
- You will be provided a confirmation number of your scheduled pick up day.
- Place your unwanted item(s) on the street in front of the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled pick up day, but no earlier than the day before.

Large Unwanted Item Pick up Program Rules:

-  Each residential utility customer may schedule one pick up per year.
-  Only acceptable items (see list - click here) will be picked up.
-  Limit of 4 large items per customer.
-  Items must be placed on the street in front of the curb in a manner that does not obstruct the path of travel of vehicles and pedestrians.
-  Only items of customers with a confirmation number will be picked up.

Important contact information for special items:

  • Cardboard / Newspaper (see "Recycling Program")
  • Dead animals - (Contact the Ripon Police Department at (209) 599-2102)
  • Televisions / Computer monitors - Ripon Recycling Center
  • Truck or tractor tires - (For disposal contact: Swier Tire @ (209) 599-7512)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (Call HHW Facility (209) 468-3066)
  • Paint / Types of chemical / Motor oil (Call HHW Facility (209) 468-3066)
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs (Call HHW Facility (209) 468-3066)

Computer, TVs, CFLs, and Major Appliances Disposal
The San Joaquin County Lovelace Transfer Station offers free disposal for homeowners or business on the second Tuesday of each month.
Location: 2323 E. Lovelace Road, Manteca, 95336
For more information, call (209) 468-3066


ANNUAL EVENTS SPONSORED BY THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:
For more information on these events please visit  www.riponchamber.org or call (209) 599-7519

Main Street Day

Date: Third Saturday in October

  • Sidewalk Sales
  • Crafts
  • Food
  • Health Fair

Taste of Ripon

Date: First Thursday in December

  • 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Participants are given a wristband and wine glass
  • Participating merchants provide refreshments

Soaring over Ripon (formerly known as Color the Skies)

Date: Labor Day weekend
Hot Air Balloons, Carnival, booths, and activities for all ages.
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