Upcoming Spring Events You Don’t Want to Miss in the Gold Country

Are you local to Amador, Tuolumne, or Calaveras counties? Or perhaps you have plans to visit soon or searching to buy a home here. Either way, spring in Gold Country is a must for newcomers or locals alike. With great weather, friendly people, and loads of things to do, spending time in the Sierra Nevada foothills this time of year is an easy choice. Here are five upcoming spring events you don’t want to miss in the Gold Country. 

Amador Four Fires Festival

Taking place in early May, the Amador Four Fires Festival is a spectacular event definitely worth attending. It takes place at the Amador County Fairgrounds that is then divided into four sections each representing an iconic wine region. These four famous wine regions include Southern France, Spain/Portugal, Italy, and California. In each section, you can indulge with delicious wines and foods from that region. Local chefs team up with world-famous vineyards to create amazing food and wine pairings. All the food is cooked on an open fire and you will not want to miss this amazing culinary and cultural event!

The Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee

This fun festival comes with a special history. Mark Twain’s first famous writing, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” made this area famous worldwide. To commemorate Twain’s story and its impact on Calaveras County, the Jumping Frog Jubilee is celebrated every year during the 3rd week of May. You can eat creatively delicious fair foods, listen to live local music, and, of course, watch the pinnacle event: the frog jumping competition. You can even participate yourself in the frog jump! Ask us how. This is fun for everyone in the family. 

Spring Obsession Art Show at Ironstone Vineyards

Early to mid-March in Gold Country is a sight to see! Wildflowers bloom nearly everywhere- on mountainsides, in open fields, even along the roadside. One great event for admiring the many blooming flowers is the Spring Obsession Art Show at Ironstone Vineyard. Taking place during the peak daffodil season, there will be over 500,000 daffodils in bloom at the vineyard for your viewing pleasure. While at the Spring Obsession Art Show, you can also enjoy great wine and observe stunning, local art. 

Outdoor Exploration

While not a solitary event, spring in the Gold Country is truly a show-stopper. It features amazing weather and stunning sights. Make an event out of hiking the local trails, fishing in one of the many pristine lakes, or enjoying an outdoor picnic. Spring in the Gold Country is an event worthy all on its own. 

House Hunting in the Gold Country

Spring also makes for a great time to buy a house in Gold Country. It’s during this time of year when there are the most houses on the market, giving you the luxury of options. With so many amazing local events and sights to see, you will be glad to call the Gold Country of California home. The weather, the blooming flowers, and a great housing market make for a perfect time to buy a house in the Gold Country. At Team French, we believe the Gold Country is truly a remarkable and special place. Don’t miss out on the many upcoming spring events the Gold Country has to offer. To learn about the charming communities in the area or about making the Gold Country your home, contact us today.

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