High Sierra

Festivals & Events

Arnold Classic Car Show

The Arnold Classic Car Show takes place in the Cedar Center on Highway 4. Come check out over 100 vintage cars, trucks & motorcycles at…

  • Arnold Area
Arnold Classic Car Show

Backcountry Film Festival

The Backcountry Film Festival is produced each year by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the…

  • Bear Valley & Upper Hwy 4
Backcountry Film Festival

Bear Valley Music Festival

The Bear Valley Music Festival is an annual summer event in Bear Valley, California, located about 180 miles east of San Francisco at just above…

  • Bear Valley & Upper Hwy 4
Bear Valley Music Festival

Big Trees Family Day

Big Trees Family Day is designed to bring the most fun, family-friendly activities to Calaveras Big Trees state Park, with an emphasis on the natural environment and…

  • Arnold Area
Big Trees Family Day

BV Live

BV Live is a summer concert and event series hosted by Bear Valley Mountain bringing live music and entertainment to the High Sierra every Saturday.…

  • Bear Valley & Upper Hwy 4
BV Live

Concerts in the Park at Cedar Center

cometoarnold.com/scheduler Enjoy FREE live music at the Cedar Center in Arnold, sponsored by local businesses, business associations and non-profits. Located at 4,000 feet, this music…

  • Arnold Area
Concerts in the Park at Cedar Center

Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting

The annual Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting is held at the Dorrington Hotel at about 7 PM.  Bring the kids to see Santa arriving in a fire…

  • Arnold Area
Dorrington Christmas Tree Lighting

Ebbetts Pass Scenic Celebration

Celebrate the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway's designation with live music, food and fun in the beautiful Hermit Valley Campground 5 miles east of Highway…

  • Arnold Area
Ebbetts Pass Scenic Celebration

Freeheel Race Series

The Bear Valley Freeheel Race Series is three separate ski mountaineering events which tackle a different course for each race, organized by Mountain Adventure Seminars.…

  • Bear Valley & Upper Hwy 4
Freeheel Race Series

Hermitfest

Celebrate "Hermitfest," the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway's designation with live music, food and fun in the beautiful Hermit Valley Campground 5 miles east of…

  • Bear Valley & Upper Hwy 4
Hermitfest

Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

The Annual Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival is held on Saturday & Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in September in the beautiful mountain resort…

  • Arnold Area
Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

New Year’s Eve Bear Valley

New Year's Eve Bear Valley style includes party, balloon drop and spectacular fireworks display on the mountain.

  • Bear Valley & Upper Hwy 4
New Year's Eve Bear Valley

Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree

The annual Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree takes place each Labor Day weekend at the Sierra Nevada Logging Museum next to White Pines Lake in honor…

  • Arnold Area
Sierra Nevada Logging Jamboree

Spring Peddler’s Faire

2019 marks the 41st  Annual Spring Peddler’s Faire, held over Memorial Day weekend, in the beautiful mountain resort town of Arnold on Highway 4  –…

  • Arnold Area
Spring Peddler's Faire

Winter Wonderland

Cancelled for 2018. Join us next year, in 2019! Winter Wonderland is a family-friendly magical, snowy celebration in Calaveras Big Trees State Park where giant sequoias…

  • Arnold Area
Winter Wonderland