California Festivals


Mariposa Fine Art & Wine Festival

May 2020 Cancelled

Mariposa Courthouse Lawn
5088 Bullion St.
Mariposa, CA
The event is Free. $10 to taste wine.

This an annual event held in late May or early June.

View of a variety of local art, taste great wines, listen to fabulous music and enjoying tasty foods with family and friends at the Mariposa Historic Courthouse, where foothill wineries will pour their wines. Set to the sounds of delightful, live music, around 15 wineries are represented and over 30 Sierra Foothill Artists.

Mariposa inspires painters, photographers, sculptors, potters and artists. The artwork may reflect local landscapes and scenes, or you can interpret what you see in the abstract works. Meet the artists as they answer your questions and even provide demonstrations.

Known for their hearty reds each with their own distinct fresh aroma filled berry flavors, Sierra Foothills appellation winery proprietors and winemakers often attend the event, providing opportunities to ask about and discuss the wines.

Along with the wine-tasting is food...grilled sandwiches, baked goods, salads and sweets are available for purchase, plus wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Sponsored by the Mariposa Rotary Club, this annual tradition of Art & Wine go hand-in-hand at the Mariposa celebration called Fine Art and Wine Festival.

Past Pours:
Villa Spalla Winery, Butterfly Creek, Chappell Vineyard, Silver Fox, Mount Bullion Vineyard, Mariposa Wine Company and wineries from other Foothill counties.

Previous participating wineries have included: Chappell Vineyard, Mount Bullion Vineyard, Butterfly Creek Winery, Silver Fox Winery, Mariposa Wine Company and Villa Spalla Winery. Mariposa Brewing Company also offers beer tasting.

Docent led tours of Mariposa's Courthouse, the oldest, longest-working facility of its kind in continuous use West of the Mississippi River, are also offered. was Built in 1854, the Superior Courthouse contains many antiques and stories surrounding the wild and woolly history of the area. It's eye-opening!

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

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