Locally, Lions Club members support a variety of youth programs such as Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Little League Baseball, Youth Basketball, Youth Wrestling, Youth Soccer and 4-H programs (through the purchase of animals at the auction, and through support of the 4-H Sacramento and Washington Leadership programs).

The proceeds from our events provide over $15,000 per year in scholarships to deserving Amador area students, and also support Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Our primary fundraising events are...

Event Description

Beer Booths

At the 2021 Amador County Fair, July 29 thru August 1, the Jackson Lions will be operating multiple Beer Booths

Dandelion Days

This is the primary fundraiser for our scholarship program, held on the weekend closest to St. Patrick's Day (for more info, click here)

Fireworks Sales
and 3rd of July Fireworks Show

The Jackson Lions will sell approved, safe and sane fireworks at the same location in Detert Park as we have for many years. Click here for more info

We also plan to provide a free fireworks show for the public on the 3rd of July.  Because of changing Covid rules, particularly for large crowds, we are still assessing possible locations and details of the event.  Please check this website and local media for updates.

Annual Children's Halloween Parade  The Children's Halloween Parade takes place every year on October 31st.  The event starts at 5pm in Jackson on Main Street, gathering at the Fire Station. Prizes are awarded for age groups pre-school through Junior High. The Parade starts at 5:30pm, going south on Main Street to the Civic Center were all children will receive a bag of treats and free hot dogs to participants.