California Festivals


Arnold Sierra Nevada Arts & Crafts Festival

May 27-28, 2023

Bristol's Café Grounds
961 Highway 4 (GPS directions or Google Maps)
Arnold, CA 95223
Free admission |

On Labor Day weekend in the beautiful mountain resort town of Arnold – right on Hwy. 4 – downtown. The Ebbetts Pass Volunteer Fire Department sponsors their crafts beer booth of local Calaveras County brews, along with over 50 booths of antiques, collectibles, hand-crafted items, gourmet foods to sample, vintage jewelry, and more. Whether you're shopping for yourself, your home, or your next camping trip, you'll be sure to find it there! Home-made food booths, baked goodies, kettlekorn, and face painting for the kids – and adult kids – round out the fun!

Situated among the pines 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: Woodwork, metal sculpture, yard art, pottery, jewelry, quilts, chain-saw sculptures, soaps & spa essentials, fine art, clothing, scarves, dolls, birdhouses/feeders, fused glass plates & windchimes, hand-painted furniture, photography, kid's toys, hats, purses, succulents, leather, – just to name a few! There's gourmet foods to sample and face painting & henna for the kids or  adult  kids.

Continuous shows of live  music by popular bands both days.

The Ebbett's Pass Volunteer Fire Department serves local Calaveras County beers, and there's also a variety of home-made, hot prepared food at vendor booths, plus kettlekorn, pre-packaged foods of all kinds for you gourmet chefs, and baked goodies to round out the delicious options!  The Festival is held on the park-like grounds around Bristol's Ranch House Café in downtown Arnold. Admission and parking are free, so come join the celebration!

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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