Things To Do in Calaveras County, CA

Things to do in Calaveras County are listed by cities below such as Arnold, Rancho Calaveras, San Andreas, Valley Springs and Angels Camp. Calaveras County is part of the Gold Country in northern California's Sierra Nevada foothills east of the Bay Area. The setting for Mark Twain's short story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County", the county hosts an annual County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee, which features a real life frog jumping contest. The event is held in May annually at Frogtown USA, a fairgrounds facility located just south of Angels Camp. The town of San Andreas, the featured location in the well-known video game bearing its name, is located in Calaveras County, and is a popular tourist destination. Calaveras County offers endless outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, golf, kayaking, rafting, and gold panning. The county also caters to the cultural side of life with wine tasting, and various popular events and festivals (see our events section). Your Calaveras vacation would not be complete without a visit to Calaveras Big Trees State Park, or for the more adventurous traveler, spend the day exploring Mercer Caverns or Moaning Caverns where you can get your adrenaline flowing with a rappelling or zip-lining adventure.

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Upcoming Events in Calaveras County

Mark Twain would be proud of the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee in Angels Camp, California.

to October
Arnold-Mountain Growers CFM Sunday Farmers Market, in Arnold, California, takes place June 01, 2020 and ends in October. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Taylor Mountain Gardens and will be located at Cedar Center-Highway 4 & Oak Circle.

to September
Angels Camp Fresh Fridays CFM Farmers Market, in Angels Camp, California, takes place June 01, 2020 and ends in September. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Angels Camp Business Association and will be located at 1192 South Main Street.

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