Holiday Parade & Vendor Fair

Rialto Parade

Get the holiday season off to a great start by attending the 2013 Rialto Holiday Parade and Vendor Fair! Bring the entire family to downtown Rialto on Saturday, December 14, 2013. The parade starts at 10:00 am, and includes marching bands, Rialto Fire Department, Rialto Police Department, cheer squads, community groups and, of course, Santa and Mrs. Clause too! Following the parade, everyone can enjoy the Vendor Fair and tree lighting ceremony at the City Hall campus. In addition, there will be an Ice Skate Rink which will run from December 13 through January 5, 2014. So come on out for a truly pleasurable holiday experience!

Final 2013 Events & City News

Healthy Rialto Kids

Fitness and Flix, a workout, dinner and movie for kids age 2-12, is co-hosted by the Rialto Fire Department and will be held on Friday, December 6th, 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm, at Fire Station 201. Participants will do a boot camp style workout, a healthy meal will be cooked and served by the Rialto firefighters, and afterwards, everyone gets to relax and watch Fire House Dog, the movie. For more information, please call (909) 820-2519.

Rialto Certified Farmers’ Market

Healthy Rialto, in support by Kaiser Permanente, will be issuing $20 Rialto Senior Farmer Bucks to Rialto residents who are age 55+. Rialto seniors are able to spend

their bucks at the Farmers Market on Wednesday, November 20 and November 27 only, just in time for Thanksgiving. Healthy Rialto’s goal is to promote healthier eating among our senior citizens. Rialto Senior Farmer Bucks will be issued on Wednesday, November 20, limited to the first 200 senior residents who show proof of age and residence. For more information, please call (909) 820-2519.

We Now Accept EBT

The Rialto Certified Farmers Market now accepts Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) known as CalFresh in California. Farmers’ Markets provide significant benefits to consumers, farmers and the communities they serve. EBT is currently available at over 330 authorized Farmer’s Markets statewide providing clients’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

New ATM Machine

An ATM is available in the City Clerk’s Office for anyone who needs cash. The new machine is provided by Inland Valley Federal Credit Union.

Economic Heartbeat of Rialto

Mayor Deborah Robertson’s Economic Heartbeat of Rialto can be seen on the Rialto Network, Channels 3 and 99. It is also available on live stream via the city’s web site, This show is an in depth interview with local Rialto businesses.

Community Forum

Mayor Deborah Robertson invites Rialto residents to attend the first community forum of 2014 on Thursday, January 16, 2014, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 150 South Palm Ave.

This is a opportunity to inform our city elected officials on what you see as important or a direction the city has been taking that you don’t agree with. This is your opportunity to plug in and become aware of the decisions being made on your behalf.

The Mayor and City Department Heads will be available to receive comments and answer questions from the residents. Mayor Robertson is looking forward to a candid dialog with community members to help understand and take into consideration perspectives from residents as the City Council plans for a second century of progress for Rialto. Mayor Robertson understands the success of the City of Rialto is directly related to meeting the needs of our community.

Come share your thoughts on issues that matter to you and our community. For additional information, contact Angela Perry or Pam Kennedy at (909) 820-2689; or visit their website at