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2018 In Murphys, CA

Planning to visit Murphys next year?  Here’s a list of our annual events but there’s something happening almost every weekend in the summer and fall, including lots of live music at area wineries, so you’ll want to check our calendar and the countywide events calendar for all the latest information.

February 17-18, 2018 – The 22nd Annual Presidents’ Day Wine Weekend sponsored by the Calaveras Winegrape Alliance (CWA) – Presidents’ Wine Weekend is an opportunity for wine lovers to taste their way thru Calaveras County by purchasing a commemorative glass and visiting over 22 participating wineries and tasting rooms while enjoying free limited-tasting flights.

March 17, 2018 – Murphys Irish Day – Celebrate Murphys Irish Heritage with us on the third Saturday in March which will be on St. Patrick’s Day 2018 – Enjoy the Parade, Vendors, Live Entertainment and all the tasting, shopping and small-town fun that Murphys has to offer!

July 21, 2018 – Murphys Homecoming – Celebrate Murphys Gold Rush and Ranching Heritage with us on the third Saturday in July with a luncheon and family friendly activities in the Community Park.  Music and old time races are followed by Duck Race in the Creek.

September 21-22, 2018 – Concours d’Elegance at Ironstone Vineyards – The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance weekend begins with a Friday evening Cars & Stars wine tasting, dinner and auction.  The car show takes place on Saturday, concluding with an awards ceremony.

October 6, 2018 – Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp and Gold Rush Street FairePlan to join us on the first Saturday in October to shop the vendors on Main Street, cheer your favorite stomping teams, taste our local wines and stay for dinner and music!

October 26, 2018 – Annual Downtown Murphys Witch Walk – Eat Drink & Shop from 5-9pm – Grab your best witch hat (or maybe a full costume) and spend the evening with us in downtown Murphys.

November 3, 2018 – Murphys Dia de los Muertos – Come celebrate the Day of the Dead in the Land of the Skulls on the first Saturday in November – Take our self-guided tour of Ofrendas, enjoy traditional music, food and vendors in the Park, compete in the Catrina Contest and take part in the Procession to the Cemetery.

December 7, 2018 – Murphys Open House – Murphys celebrates the start of the holiday season on the first Friday in December each year. Come for the parade and stay to shop, visit with neighbors, admire the decorations and share your secret wishes with Santa.  Main Street will be closed to traffic so the whole family can enjoy the carolers and firepits.

HISTORY COMES ALIVE IN MURPHYS

A stroll down tree-lined Main Street transports visitors back to the mid-1800s with buildings bearing thick stoned walls, iron shutters, and pastoral gardens with white picket fences ...

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