Regardless of the time of year, there's always something fun happening in Calaveras County, from carriage rides through the Big Trees in winter, to free Concerts in the Parks in the summer, to Vintage Car Shows and Silent Movie Nights, Grape Stomp and Theatre Under the Stars. Here's a list of our annual events, but stay tuned... new events are cropping up all the time! Also, check out our current events calendar.

To get a full list of annual events for specific areas within Calaveras County, visit the Festivals & Events pages for: Angels Camp | Arnold Area | Bear Valley & Upper Highway 4 | Copperopolis | Mokelumne Hill | Murphys | San Andreas Area | Vallecito | Valley Springs

Listed are most popular annual events throughout the county. Scroll down to read through – or skip to a specific month by using the links below.

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Ovations Concert Series, Calaveras Arts Council

Ovations Concert Series | Calaveras Arts Council


Annual Chili Cook-Off:
Guided Hikes and Snowshoe Hikes at Calaveras Big Trees State Park: |
Ovations Concert Series:
Buck Stop Gun Show:!event-calendar
Motherlode Bridal Fair:

Presidents' Wine Weekend by Jason Smith

Presidents’ Wine Weekend | Jason Smith


Presidents’ Wine Weekend:
Fireman’s Ball Fundraiser & Dance:
Valley Springs Melodrama:
Dog Day Afternoon:
Crab Feed:!event-calendar

Murphys Irish Day by Jim Last

Murphys Irish Day | Jim Last


Calaveras Follies:
Ironstone Spring Obsession Art Show:
Calaveras Gem & Mineral Show:
St. Patrick’s Day Party:
Murphys Irish Day:
Easter Brunch: |

Calaveras Air Faire

Calaveras Air Faire


Calaveras Air Faire:
Mr. Frog’s Wild Ride:
Taste of Calaveras:
Angels Camp Spring Fling Sidewalk Sale:

Jumping Frog Jubilee - Calaveras County Fair

Jumping Frog Jubilee | Calaveras County Fair


Twisted Folk Concert Series:
Cinco de Mayo Dinner & Dance:
Hot Copper Car Show:
Writer’s Retreat: http:
Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee:
Kites over Calaveras:
Mother’s Day Brunch: | | |
Mother’s Day Dinner at Sequoia Woods:
Kids’ Day in the Park, Valley Springs:
Arnold Spring Peddlers Fair: email: Kim Patillo [email protected]

Ironstone Summer Concert Series

Ironstone Summer Concert Series


First Fridays in the Park: |
Angels Camp Farmers Market (June-September):
Classic Car Show:
Concerts in the Park at Cedar Center:
Father’s Day BBQ Lunch, Poolside:
Art in the Garden:
Ironstone Summer Concert Series:
Music in the Parks:

Ironstone Vineyards Fireworks

July 4th Fireworks at Ironstone Vineyards


Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Fair: Email Kim Patillo [email protected]
Arnold Independence Day Parade:
Independence Day Fireworks at Ironstone Vineyards:
Independence Day in Moke Hill:
4th Of July Picnic in the Park:
New Hogan Lake Fireworks:
Arnold Car Show:
San Andreas Rumble Car Show:
Bear Valley Music Festival:
Theatre Under the Stars:
Mother Lode Volkswagen Show and Swap:

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree by Cindy Micheli

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree | Cindy Micheli


Annual Cajun Fete:
Independence Hall Flea Market:
Calaveras Big Trees Family Fun Day:
Summer Fest:
Logging Jamboree:
Mountain Ranch Day in the Park:

Ironstone Concours d'Elegance by Ironstone Heritage

Concours d’Elegance | Ironstone Foundation


Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival: email Kim Patillo at [email protected]
Concours d’Elegance:
Copperopolis Town Square Saturday Concert Series:
Artists Studio Tour:
Saturday in the Mines:
Angels Camp Gold Run: Camp Gold Run

Calaveras Grape Stomp by Ian Andrea, Mutineer Magazine

Calaveras Grape Stomp | Ian Andrae, Mutineer Magazine


Lumberjack Day:
Calaveras Grape Stomp & Gold Rush Street Faire:
Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire:
Silent Movie Nights:
Elephant Grape Stomp:
Halloween Costume Party:
Mark Twain Festival –
Garden and Craft Faire –

Murphys Day of the Dead, David Gonzales

Murphys Day of the Dead | David Gonzales


Day of the Dead Celebration:
Teddy Bear Tea:
Wine Barrel Open:
Tree Lighting:
Old Fashioned Holiday:
Angels of Christmas Open House and Wine Stroll and Christmas Parade of Lights:

Winter Wonderland by Lisa Boulton

Winter Wonderland | Lisa Boulton


Murphys Holiday Open House:
Winter Wonderland at Calaveras Big Trees State Park:
Carolling in the Cave:
Christmas to Remember:
Christmas Celebrations in Moke Hill:
Christmas Gala:
New Year’s Party at Hotel Leger:
“The Nutcracker” Ballet –

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