Gold Country Calendar

California Gold Country Calendar

California Gold Country Events:
July | August | Sept | Oct
 

 

 

 

 

July - Calendar of Events for July

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1st - 5th

Folsom Championship Rodeo
Folsom CA
Placerville California, 20 miles to Folsom
916-985-2698
Placerville CA Hotels
Events include; bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, carnival, and arts and crafts.

4th

Celebration of the Glorious Fourth
Columbia State Park California
209-532-7027
Columbia CA Hotels
Fourth of July celebrated in the style of 1850's. Parade, Firing of the Anvil, greased-pole climbing and dancing.

4th

4th of July Celebration
Auburn California
530-823-8420
Auburn CA Hotels
Parade, food, entertainment, and fireworks.

4th

Independence Day Celebration
Sacramento California
916-263-FAIR
Sacramento CA Hotels
Food, entertainment, fireworks.

8th - 11th

Mother Lode Fair
Sonora California
209-532-7428
Sonora CA Hotels
Food, entertainment, and junior livestock auction.

10th - 14th

Tuolumne County Fair
Sonora California
1-800-446-1333 or 209-533-4420
Sonora CA Hotels
Agriculture and livestock displays, auction, tractor pull, horse show, arts and crafts.

16th - 18th

Muphys Homecoming
Murphys California
1-800-225-3764
Murphys CA Hotels
Marathon, pancake breakfast, old-timers lunch, talent show, parade, and duck race.

August - Calendar of Events for August

1st - 4th

Western Tails Wagon Train,
"Going for the Gold"
St. Joe, Missouri - Sacramento, CA
402-746-3607
Sacramento CA Hotels
Wagon Train travels the
California Gold Rush Trail through six states.

10th

Nimbus Winery and Wine Festival
Rancho Cordova CA
Sacramento California,
13 miles west of Rancho Cordova
916-361-8700
Sacramento CA Hotels
16 local restaurants offer samplings from 20 foothill and Napa Valley wineries.

11th - 15th

Nevada County Fair
Grass Valley California
530-273-6217
Grass Valley CA Hotels
Food, music, crafts, gold panning, carnival, livestock and agriculture exhibits

20th - 22nd

Mother Lode Antique Show and Sale
Placerville California
1-800-457-6279 or 530-621-5885
Placerville CA Hotels
Antiques and collectibles on display and sale, food, car show, and music.

20th - Sept. 6th

California State Fair Sacramento
Sacramento California
916-263-FAIR
Sacramento CA Hotels
Midway, top-name entertainment, food, county exhibits, livestock nursery, award-winning wines and micro-brews, and fireworks.

September - Calendar of Events for September

3rd - 6th

Mariposa County Fair
and Homecoming
Mariposa California
209-966-2432
Mariposa CA Hotels
Rodeo, horse show, carnival, exhibits, entertainment, and fireworks.

3rd - 6th

Second Great Gold Rush
Sacramento California
916-264-7777
Sacramento CA Hotels
Living history reenactments, and various Gold Rush period entertainment.

9th - 12th

Gold Country Fair
Auburn California
1-800-992-4653
Auburn CA Hotels
Livestock, agriculture, various exhibits, carnival, food, and entertainment.

11th

Admission Day
Columbia California
209-532-0150
Columbia CA Hotels
Celebrating the admission of California to the Union as the 31st state.

11th

Black Bart Day
San Andreas California
209-736-0175
San Andreas CA Hotels
Pancake breakfast, parade, arts and crafts, barbecue and more.

Second Weekend

Constitution Day Celebration
Nevada City California
530-265-2496
Nevada City CA Hotels
Gold panning demonstrations, and Civil War Reenactment.

18th

Hattie's Tea Party
Placerville California
530-642-5232
Placerville CA Hotels
Commemorating the opening of the Gold Bug Mine.

18th

Sutter's Fort Living History
Sacramento California
916-322-1266
Sacramento CA Hotels
Living history reenactments.

19th

Fine Arts Festival
Auburn California
916-443-6223
Auburn CA Hotels
Art exhibits, music, and food.

19th

Zucchini Festival
Angels Camp California
209-754-6477
Angels Camp CA Hotels
Various dishes of zucchini displayed and judged, music, and crafts.

24th - 26th

Draft Horse Classic
Grass Valley California
530-273-6217
Grass Valley CA Hotels
Harvest Fair includes entertainment, and art show as well as competitions in pulling, driving and obstacle courses.

24th - 26th

Wild West Film Festival
Sonora California
1-800-446-1333 or 209-533-4420
Sonora CA Hotels
Western film stars and rodeo legends come together for entertainment and celebration.

October - Calendar of Events for October

1st - 31st

Gold Fever!
Sacramento California
916-264-7777
Sacramento CA Hotels
Gold Rush era multimedia exhibition and display.

2nd

Fiddle and Banjo Contest
Columbia California
209-532-7027
Columbia CA Hotels
Gold Rush era music and competition.

2nd

Gold Rush Day Street Fair
Murphys California
209-736-2580
Murphys CA Hotels
Arts, crafts, food, live entertainment, grape stomp and silent auction.

2nd - 3rd

Gold Rush Days
Coloma California
530-622-3470 or 530-622-6198
Coloma CA Hotels
Living history demonstrations and a variety of entertainment.

3rd - 6th

Mariposa County Fair
and Homecoming
Mariposa California
209-966-2432
Mariposa CA Hotels
Rodeo, horse show, carnival, exhibits, entertainment, and fireworks.

8th - 10th

Arts in the Mountain Premier
Oakhurst California
559-683-7766
Oakhurst CA Hotels
Varied assortment of visual and performing arts.

9th - 10th

Harvest Festi-Fall
Columbia California
209-536-1672
Columbia CA Hotels
Arts and crafts fair celebrating 19th century life.

17th

Hang Town Jazz Jubilee
Placerville California
1-800-457-6279 or 530-621-5885
Placerville CA Hotels
Historic downtown comes alive with jazz band performances and celebration.

26th - 28th

Fiddle Festival
Auburn California
530-823-3435
Auburn CA Hotels
Chili cook-off, arts, crafts, live entertainment, and fiddle contest.
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