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What we love about Murphys Irish Day

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 17. Murphys Irish Day is right around the corner, and this year the festivities actually fall on St. Patty’s Day, so you know it’s going to be a good time.

Mokelumne Hill: Whoopsie Daisy

What do you get when you cross one adorable historic downtown with a splash of bacon candy and one silly attitude? Whoopsie Daisy! At Whoopsie Daisy, you can relax in cute-as-a-button historic downtown Mokelumne Hill while enjoying locally made goods and goodies from around the world, located just a stone’s throw from a haunted historic hotel. Offering unique  novelty toys, …

Weddings, Meetings & Reunions: Blue Lake Springs Venue

Blue Lake Springs is a residential community located in Arnold, California; conveniently accessed along one of California’s most scenic drives, the Highway 4 Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway. Surrounded by national forests and wilderness, the recreation facility in Blue Lake Springs offers several outdoor sites for wedding ceremonies, as well as an outdoor amphitheater space and private Blue Lake Springs Snowflake …

Our Top Tips for President’s Wine Weekend

With many new surprises in store, you’re going to have a great time at the 23rd annual Presidents Wine Weekend, even if you prefer to wing it. But if you really want to get the most out of the 2019 Presidents Wine Weekend, we recommend you begin strategically, with your free guide below.  2019 Presidents Wine Weekend Dates: 11:00 am to 5:00 …

Top Calaveras Valentine’s Events

Whether looking for classic romance or the opportunity to try something new, Calaveras has you covered. Read on to plan your Valentine’s weekend with our top Valentine’s events occurring throughout the month of February. From wine tasting, to award winning cupcakes, beer tasting, gorgeous sunset views, Gold Rush era charm, to strolling among giant sequoias or snow play in the …

Murphys: Half-Ass Adventures

  Let the team at Half-Ass Adventures work with you to customize an amazing adventure that fulfills your groups wishes. Interested in hosting the donkeys for a private party? They arrange everything (please reserve your space a month in advance so they can obtain the proper permits). Want to add Gold Panning to your trail hiking or kayaking package? It’s …

CVB Job Opening – Executive Director & Film Liaison

The Calaveras Visitors Bureau is a destination marketing organization operating a visitors center 7-days a week. Our team is hard-working, friendly and motivated. If you love Calaveras County and would like to work in a fast-paced, rewarding environment, sharing your local knowledge with visitors and locals alike, while promoting local business, consider a career with the Calaveras Visitors Bureau. Curious …

The Ultimate Romantic Winter Getaway

Looking for romance and adventure in the Gold Country and High Sierra? Explore Calaveras County and the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway. By day, you’ll hit the slopes, tour the high country on snowmobile, enjoy cave tours and harness up for thrilling zip lines.  Then, unwind with a candlelit couples massage.  By night, you’ll dine at our area’s top restaurants …

Sustainability – The New Innovations in Tourism Category

We are excited to announce that the Calaveras Visitors Bureau (CVB) will be expanding our Innovations in Tourism Awards to include a sustainability category for 2019. This marks the newest phase of the CVB’s Hop Lightly program launched last year and is intended to inspire local businesses to develop their own sustainability initiatives that will qualify them to win the …

Arnold Area: Millworkz Mercantile

Millworkz Mercantile not only offers beetle kill wood, but also 100% customizable lumber for whatever special project you’ve got planned. Live edge wood slabs also available. Weather its for inside your home or outside, they have you covered. Stop by and visit them during business hours or schedule an appointment.

Snow Play – 7 Different Ways to Enjoy the Snow in Calaveras’ High Sierra

Looking for new ways to enjoy family snow days? From adrenaline pumping adventures to gentle forays into a winter wonderland, Bear Valley and the snowy Calaveras County High Sierra corridor have got you covered. Read on for our top 7 favorite ways to enjoy the snow in and near Calaveras County along the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway during your …