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Chico Bridal Show Sunday Jan 11th 2015 at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Brides and grooms! Don’t miss the wedding expo this Sunday afternoon at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico! Entrance is just $10 and there’s many freebies and prizes to win. Most importantly, vendor information.

Van Man Charters will not be in attendance this year, but we specialize in wedding transportation and shuttle service with van, minibus and full size bus. Feel free to peruse the website for useful wedding information, and call for information and booking any time!

-Casey, 530 520 4303, your transportation specialist


Chico bridal show wedding shuttle

Van Man Charters will not be attending the bridal show this Sunday due to prior bookings, but is still the premier wedding shuttle in Chico and the North valley with van, minibus, and full size bus for any and all event transportation. We are currently booking dates for 2015.

“It ain’t bragging if it’s true!”


Mother’s Day wine tasting trip!

Come bring your Moms to


Grey Fox Vineyards for a



Mothers Day


Wine & Cheese






Sunday, May 11th 2014, 12pm – 5pm


* All Mothers get FREE wine tasting! *


 14 passenger van still available!


We will have wine tasting & fruit & cheese for you to sample while enjoying the fabulous views. & you can also bring a picnic lunch & spend some time enjoying the shade under our old oak tree. Come check out our Mothers Day wine specials! Cheers!





 Grey Fox Vineyards
90 Grey Fox Lane
Oroville, CA. 95966
(530) 589-3920


Easter egg hunt at the vineyard! Everybody in the van!

Spring Time Extravaganza-April 5th, 2014April 5th- Spring Time Extravaganza- This is a family affair, so bring out the gang.  We will have a Easter egg hunt in the vineyard, bounce house, and crafts for the kids.  For the adults wine and food pairings, vendors and maybe a special Easter egg hunt surprise for you too!!!  The cost is $20.00 per family.  Make sure the kids bring their baskets.  Event is from 1-4pm.  Children 0-6 of age Easter egg hunt starts at 1:30pm and 7 and up Easter egg hunt will start at 2:00pm. You must RSVP to this event to attend at


Be the artists as you enjoy great wine!

Paint, Sip, Laugh and Relax


Sunday April 6th 1pm


Presented by Long Creek and Monet

No Experience is necessary.  You will be instructed in a step-by-step process and will create a unique masterpiece you will be proud to hang on the wall.  Everything you need will be supplied.  $35 includes a logo glass to keep, your first glass of wine, 2 ½ hours of instruction, all the supplies and your one of a kind creation. The giggles are a bonus!
Seating is limited, only 16 spots left so RSVP early to reserve your spot.
Long Creek 589-3415 or
Come and bring a friend and Unleash
Your Inner Artist!



Bridal Show! 9a-1p, 3/2/14 at Canyon Oaks Country Club

Van Man Charters will be at the Bridal Show, showing van, providing information about services, and booking dates at the show. There will be cash prizes, champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and tons of information also!

999 Yosemite Drive in Chico.

Attendance is free, and RSVP is recommended but not necessary. Call 343.2582 x11 or email

More information at


Cowboy up!

Gridley Quota Club Fundraiser

” Cowboy Up the Quota Way”
Thursday, Oct. 25th 2013 at 6:30pm
Expo Hall at Butte County Fairgrounds, Gridley
Quota Wine Tasting/Silent Auction
Wines and hors d’oeuvres with a silent auction is the largest fundraiser the Gridley Quota Club holds. All proceeds are used to continue their donations for Women and Children in the area.
Always a fun themed event for a good cause!…

Sierra Oro Passport Weekend van transpo

Check out a map  here. And Buy tickets online

Passports are also available starting the week of September 9th at the ChicoParadise, Gridley and Oroville Chambers of Commerce; and Butte County Tri Counties Bank locations. All proceeds benefit the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association to further develop agri-tourism in Butte County. For more information, please visit, email or call 530-891-5556. Sorry, Saturday and Sunday the van is sold out!



Chico Bridal Show

Check out the Chico Bridal Show February 24th at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico! With passenger van, charter minibus, and full-size luxury bus, Van Man Charters specializes in wedding shuttle! We’re running special transpo rates in Chico, Centerville, Oroville, Durham, Paradise, Orland, and beyond. Serving Centerville Estate, Gale Vinyards, TJ Farms, Cory’s Country Inn, The Palms, Patrick Ranch, and all surrounding venues, including private residence.

Saturdays always sell out, so call for your free consultation to see if wedding transportation could better serve your guests and/or wedding party. 530 520 4303 Ask for Casey, and congratulations!