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.

January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August  |  September  |  October  |  November  |  December


Ovations Concert Series, Calaveras Arts Council

Ovations Concert Series | Calaveras Arts Council

January

Annual Chili Cook-Off: copperopolistownsquare.com
Guided Hikes and Snowshoe Hikes at Calaveras Big Trees State Park: parks.ca.gov/ | http://bigtrees.org
Ovations Concert Series: calaverasarts.org/ovation.html
Buck Stop Gun Show: http://www.frogtown.org/#!event-calendar
Motherlode Bridal Fair: www.calaveras.org


Presidents' Wine Weekend by Jason Smith

Presidents’ Wine Weekend | Jason Smith

February

Presidents’ Wine Weekend: calaveraswines.org
Fireman’s Ball Fundraiser & Dance: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Valley Springs Melodrama: valleyspringsaba.com/events
Dog Day Afternoon: copperopolistownsquare.com
Crab Feed: http://www.frogtown.org/#!event-calendar


Murphys Irish Day by Jim Last

Murphys Irish Day | Jim Last

March

Calaveras Follies: calaverasfollies.com
Ironstone Spring Obsession Art Show: ironstonevineyards.com
Calaveras Gem & Mineral Show: calaverasgemandmineral.org
St. Patrick’s Day Party: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Murphys Irish Day: visitmurphys.com
Easter Brunch: hotelleger.com/events.htm | saddlecreek.com


Calaveras Air Faire

Calaveras Air Faire

April

Calaveras Air Faire: http://www.eaa484.org/
Mr. Frog’s Wild Ride: mrfrogswildride.org
Taste of Calaveras: angelscampbusiness.com/events/tasteofcalaveras
Angels Camp Spring Fling Sidewalk Sale: angelscampbusiness.com


Jumping Frog Jubilee - Calaveras County Fair

Jumping Frog Jubilee | Calaveras County Fair

May

Twisted Folk Concert Series: twistedoak.com/events
Cinco de Mayo Dinner & Dance: lacontentagolf.com/event-center/event-calendar.html
Hot Copper Car Show: copperopolistownsquare.com/html/events.html
Writer’s Retreat: http: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee: frogtown.org
Kites over Calaveras: sanandreasmerchants.com/SAMNews&Events.htm
Mother’s Day Brunch: campsrestaurant.com/tag/champagne-brunch | ironstonevineyards.commurphyshotel.com/calendar.html | hotelleger.com/events.htm | lacontentagolf.com/event-center/event-calendar.html
Mother’s Day Dinner at Sequoia Woods: sequoiawoods.com
Kids’ Day in the Park, Valley Springs: valleyspringsaba.com/events
Arnold Spring Peddlers Fair: email: Kim Patillo [email protected]


Ironstone Summer Concert Series

Ironstone Summer Concert Series

June

First Fridays in the Park: facebook.com/MurphysPark | visitmurphys.com
Angels Camp Farmers Market (June-September): angelscampbusiness.com/events
Classic Car Show: murphys-angels.lions4-a1.org
Concerts in the Park at Cedar Center: cometoarnold.com
Father’s Day BBQ Lunch, Poolside: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Art in the Garden: calaverasarts.org
Ironstone Summer Concert Series: ironstonevineyards.com
Music in the Parks: calaverasarts.org/musicpark.html


Ironstone Vineyards Fireworks

July 4th Fireworks at Ironstone Vineyards

July

Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Fair: Email Kim Patillo [email protected]
Arnold Independence Day Parade: www.cometoarnold.com
Independence Day Fireworks at Ironstone Vineyards: ironstonevineyards.com
Independence Day in Moke Hill: hotelleger.com/events.htm
4th Of July Picnic in the Park: angelscampbusiness.com/events
New Hogan Lake Fireworks: spk.usace.army.mil
Arnold Car Show: cometoarnold.com/scheduler
San Andreas Rumble Car Show: sanandreasmerchants.com
Bear Valley Music Festival: bearvalleymusicfestival.org
Theatre Under the Stars: murphyscreektheatre.org
Mother Lode Volkswagen Show and Swap: https://www.facebook.com/MotherLodeVWClub


Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree by Cindy Micheli

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree | Cindy Micheli

August

Annual Cajun Fete: calaverasarts.org/cajun.html
Independence Hall Flea Market: independencehallarnold.org
Calaveras Big Trees Family Fun Day: bigtrees.org
Summer Fest: copperopolistownsquare.com
Logging Jamboree: sierraloggingmuseum.org
Mountain Ranch Day in the Park: mranchcc.org


Ironstone Concours d'Elegance by Ironstone Heritage

Concours d’Elegance | Ironstone Foundation

September

Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival: email Kim Patillo at [email protected]
Concours d’Elegance: ironstonevineyards.com
Copperopolis Town Square Saturday Concert Series: copperopolistownsquare.com
Artists Studio Tour: calaverasarts.org/studiotour.html
Saturday in the Mines: http://www.angelscamp.gov/index.php/museum-top
Angels Camp Gold Run: www.facebook.com/Angels Camp Gold Run


Calaveras Grape Stomp by Ian Andrea, Mutineer Magazine

Calaveras Grape Stomp | Ian Andrae, Mutineer Magazine

October

Lumberjack Day: http://www.lumberjackday.org/home.html
Calaveras Grape Stomp & Gold Rush Street Faire: calaverasgrapestomp.com
Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire: ironstonevineyards.com
Silent Movie Nights: ironstonevineyards.com
Elephant Grape Stomp: pawsweb.org
Halloween Costume Party: http://www.hotelleger.com/
Mark Twain Festival – http://www.angelscampbusiness.com/events/gold-rush-day/
Garden and Craft Faire – http://www.calaverascountygardenclub.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=26


Murphys Day of the Dead, David Gonzales

Murphys Day of the Dead | David Gonzales

November

Day of the Dead Celebration: visitmurphys.com/murphys-day-of-the-dead
Teddy Bear Tea: sicalaverascounty.org
Wine Barrel Open: greenhorncreek.com/winebarrel
Tree Lighting: copperopolistownsquare.com/html/EventSchedule.html
Old Fashioned Holiday: copperopolistownsquare.com
Angels of Christmas Open House and Wine Stroll and Christmas Parade of Lights: angelscampbusiness.com/events/holiday-parade/


Winter Wonderland by Lisa Boulton

Winter Wonderland | Lisa Boulton

December

Murphys Holiday Open House: visitmurphys.com
Winter Wonderland at Calaveras Big Trees State Park: bigtrees.org
Carolling in the Cave: caverntours.com
Christmas to Remember: sanandreasmerchants.com
Christmas Celebrations in Moke Hill: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Christmas Gala: angelscampbusiness.com/events
New Year’s Party at Hotel Leger: hotelleger.com/events.htm
“The Nutcracker” Ballet – www.studio4dancetheater.com

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