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 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 all while enjoying live music from popular Modesto band, Home Grown.
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.