The Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival is held on Saturday & Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in September in the beautiful mountain resort town of Arnold, CA on Highway 4.
Situated among the pines, dogwoods and redwoods, Arnold’s popular end-of-summer celebration features over 50 booths of original crafts & art of all kinds – all exhibited by the artists. Here you’ll find woodwork, metal sculpture, yard art, pottery, jewelry, quilts, chain-saw sculptures, soaps & spa essentials, fine art, clothing, scarves, dolls, birdhouses/feeders, fused glass plates & wind chimes, hand-painted furniture, photography, kid’s toys, hats, purses, succulents, leather, and much more! Get face painting & henna for the kids and young at heart, and sample gourmet foods.
The Ebbett’s Pass Volunteer Fire Department always serves local Calaveras County beers, and a variety of home-made, hot prepared food booths, kettlekorn, pre-packaged foods of all kinds for you gourmet chefs, and baked goodies to round out the deliciousness! The Arnold Lion’s Club holds their all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast of ham, eggs, & pancakes both days from 7:30 am – 11:00 am.
The Festival runs from 10am – 5pm each day on the park-like grounds around Bristol’s Ranch House Café in downtown Arnold (Formerly held at Cedar Center).
Enjoy two other annual arts & crafts festivals managed by After the Gold Rush: the Arnold Spring Peddler’s Faire and the Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival which takes place after Arnold’s Independence Day Parade.