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

Calaveras Annual Events – January

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:
Cooking Classes at Ironstone Vineyards  January thru March :

Presidents' Wine Weekend by Jason Smith

Presidents’ Wine Weekend | Jason Smith

Calaveras Annual Events – February

Presidents’ Wine Weekend
Fireman’s Ball Fundraiser & Dance:
Valley Springs Melodrama
Crab Feed:!event-calendar
Love On The Vine & Cupid’s Crush Valentine’s Dinner/Dance:
Heavenly Chocolate Festival:

Murphys Irish Day by Jim Last

Murphys Irish Day | Jim Last

Calaveras Annual Events – March

Ironstone Spring Obsession Art Show
Calaveras Gem & Mineral Show
Ironstone Daffodil Show
St. Patrick’s Day Party:
Murphys Irish Day
Easter Brunch: |
Mother Lode Daffodil Show
Ironstone Silent Movie Night

Calaveras Air Faire

Calaveras Air Faire

Calaveras Annual Events – April

Calaveras Air Fair
Ironstone Vineyards Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt
Mr. Frog’s Wild Ride
Taste of Calaveras:
Angels Camp Spring Fling Sidewalk Sale:
Murphys Historic Hotel Classic Car Show – April thru September

Annual Events - Jumping Frog Jubilee - Calaveras County Fair

Jumping Frog Jubilee | Calaveras County Fair

Calaveras Annual Events – May

Twisted Folk Concert Series
Ironstone Vineyards Mother’s Day Brunch
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 at [email protected]


Annual Events - Ironstone Summer Concert Series

Ironstone Summer Concert Series

Calaveras Annual Events – June

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

Annual Events - Ironstone Vineyards Fireworks

July 4th Fireworks at Ironstone Vineyards

Calaveras Annual Events – July

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:
Mother Lode Volkswagen Show and Swap:
Ironstone Summer Concert Series – June through September:

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree by Cindy Micheli

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree | Cindy Micheli

Calaveras Annual Events – August

Annual Cajun Fete:
Independence Hall Flea Market:
Summer Fest:
Logging Jamboree:
Mountain Ranch Day in the Park:
Calaveras Wine, Cheese and Olive Festival:
Ironstone Summer Concert Series – June through September:

Annual Events - Ironstone Concours d'Elegance by Ironstone Heritage

Concours d’Elegance | Ironstone Foundation

Calaveras Annual Events – September

Labor Day Weekend 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
San Andreas Pioneer Day:
Ironstone Summer Concert Series – June through September:

Festivals & Events: Calaveras Grape Stomp | Ian Andrae, Mutineer Magazine

Calaveras Grape Stomp | Ian Andrae, Mutineer Magazine

Calaveras Annual Events – October

Zip Line Pumpkin Smash at Moaning Cavern Adventure Park
Lumberjack Day:
Calaveras Grape Stomp & Gold Rush Street Faire:
Calaveras Oktoberfest
Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire:
Downtown Murphys Witch Walk:
Silent Movie Nights:
Elephant Grape Stomp:
Halloween Costume Party:
Mark Twain Wild West Fest – 
Garden and Craft Faire –

Annual Events - Murphys Day of the Dead, David Gonzales

Murphys Day of the Dead | David Gonzales

Calaveras Annual Events – November

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:

Annual Events - Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland | Lisa Boulton

Calaveras Annual Events – December

Breakfast with Santa: Ironstone Vineyards
Murphys Holiday Open House:
Carolling in the Cave:
Christmas to Remember:
Christmas Celebrations in Moke Hill:
Christmas Gala:
New Year’s Party at Hotel Leger:
“The Nutcracker” Ballet –
ARK 2000 Sanctuary Open House:

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