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: copperopolistownsquare.com
Guided Hikes and Snowshoe Hikes at Calaveras Big Trees State Park: parks.ca.gov/ | http://bigtrees.org
Ovations Concert Series
Buck Stop Gun Show: http://www.frogtown.org/#!event-calendar
Motherlode Bridal Fair: www.calaveras.org
Cooking Classes at Ironstone Vineyards  January thru March : http://www.ironstonevineyards.com


Presidents' Wine Weekend by Jason Smith

Presidents’ Wine Weekend | Jason Smith

Calaveras Annual Events – February

Presidents’ Wine Weekend
Fireman’s Ball Fundraiser & Dance: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Valley Springs Melodrama
Dog Day Afternoon: copperopolistownsquare.com
Crab Feed: http://www.frogtown.org/#!event-calendar
Love On The Vine & Cupid’s Crush Valentine’s Dinner/Dance: http://www.ironstonevineyards.com


Murphys Irish Day by Jim Last

Murphys Irish Day | Jim Last

Calaveras Annual Events – March

Calaveras Follies: calaverasfollies.com
Ironstone Spring Obsession Art Show
Calaveras Gem & Mineral Show
St. Patrick’s Day Party: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Murphys Irish Day
Easter Brunch: hotelleger.com/events.htm | saddlecreek.com
Mother Lode Daffodil Show
Silent Movie Night: http://www.ironstonevineyards.com/


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: angelscampbusiness.com/events/tasteofcalaveras
Angels Camp Spring Fling Sidewalk Sale: angelscampbusiness.com
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: lacontentagolf.com/event-center/event-calendar.html
Hot Copper Car Show
Writer’s Retreat: http: hotelleger.com/events.htm
Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee
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


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: 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 – June through September
Music in the Parks: calaverasarts.org/musicpark.html


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: 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
Mother Lode Volkswagen Show and Swap: https://www.facebook.com/MotherLodeVWClub


Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree by Cindy Micheli

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree | Cindy Micheli

Calaveras Annual Events – August

Annual Cajun Fete: calaverasarts.org/cajun.html
Independence Hall Flea Market: independencehallarnold.org
Summer Fest: copperopolistownsquare.com
Logging Jamboree: sierraloggingmuseum.org
Mountain Ranch Day in the Park: mranchcc.org
Calaveras Wine, Cheese and Olive Festival: https://www.facebook.com/events/475960482527794/


Annual Events - Ironstone Concours d'Elegance by Ironstone Heritage

Concours d’Elegance | Ironstone Foundation

Calaveras Annual Events – 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
San Andreas Pioneer Day: https://www.facebook.com/SanAndreasMerchants/


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: http://www.lumberjackday.org/home.html
Calaveras Grape Stomp & Gold Rush Street Faire: calaverasgrapestomp.com
Calaveras Oktoberfest gocalaveras.com/travel-directory/calaveras-oktoberfest
Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire: ironstonevineyards.com
Silent Movie Nights: ironstonevineyards.com
Elephant Grape Stomp: pawsweb.org
Halloween Costume Party: https://george-leger.squarespace.com/
Mark Twain Wild West Fest – www.gocalaveras.com/mark-twain-wild-west-fest/ 
Garden and Craft Faire – http://www.calaverascountygardenclub.org/index.php?module=webpage&id=26


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: 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/


Annual Events - Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland | Lisa Boulton

Calaveras Annual Events – December

Breakfast with Santa at Ironstone Vineyards
Murphys Holiday Open House: visitmurphys.com
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
ARK 2000 Sanctuary Open House: http://www.pawsweb.org/calendar_of_events.html

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