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Whether you're looking for a quaint vacation cottage, luxurious bed & breakfast, or a hotel close to town, you'll find it here.
You'll be surprised at the incredible array of dining options available in Murphys. From brick oven pizza to fine dining -- try it all!
It's true, Murphys is a mecca for wine enthusiasts, with a growing and vibrant wine industry. But we've got more than wine! Brew pubs, bars and coffee shops abound. Cheers!
Hiking, paddling, caving, golfing, skiing ... you'll find it all here!
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The Seasons in Murphys
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There is always something happening in Murphys - live music, theater, art & wine events - something for everyone! In addition to the numerous year-round activities in Murphys and Calaveras County, each season brings some special activities and events. Check out our Events Calendar to find out what is happening now.
Murphys Irish Day
Each year on the third Saturday in March, thousands of people gather in Murphys to honor its Celtic heritage and to celebrate as only the Irish can.
Calaveras Grape Stomp
Every first Saturday in October the historic town of Murphys transforms into a frenzy of activity with two renowned events – the Calaveras Grape Stomp and the Gold Rush Street Faire. Celebrate Autumn in Murphys!
Murphys Day of The Dead
Murphys Community Honors the Dead in the Land of the Skulls for Dia de los Muertos. Join us on the first Saturday in November!
Murphys Open House
A favorite of locals, every year on the first Friday in December, Murphys celebrates the start of the holiday season with old-fashioned community celebration featuring a holiday parade, treats, and local wines.
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ABOUT OUR TOWN
Discover a place where the past perfectly melds with the present. Often called the “Queen of the Sierra,” Murphys has retained the charm of yesteryear, even as it has grown and developed into a modern community with all the amenities expected by today’s visitors.
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. Learn more about this historic Gold Rush town.
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Murphys Open House December 3, 2021
Murphys is excited to welcome everyone back to our annual Open House taking place on the first Friday in December in historic downtown Murphys from 5-8 pm. While we won't have a parade this year, and there won't be Santa photos inside the
Shop Small Saturday is Coming Up
After the Turkey, the nap, all that time catching up with friends and family, and dreading the crowds at the mall, it might be time to shop small wherever you are. Small, independently-owned businesses, like those in Murphys and throughou
Happy Thanksgiving! See What's Happening This Weekend & Beyond
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Trivia Night at the Pourhouse in Murphys at 6 pm with trivia master Jeff Carrico. Thursday, November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving! Enjoy your day with family and maybe get out for a walk in the wild! Take pa
SUPPORT MURPHYS BUSINESSES!
Love Murphys, California? We know the feeling! Local organizations and individuals have created resources to allow you to purchase online or by phone while stores are working on reopening. Check out this link for helpful resources.
SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES
The heart of our sweet town is the local business community. Remember to shop locally whenever you can! Small businesses need your support, now more than ever! Check out the Murphys Business Association Directory for the full listing of businesses and organizations in our area!
Restaurants, Bakeries, Catering
Bars, Beer Pubs & Tap Rooms, Tasting Rooms, Coffee, Tea and Other Drinks
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HEALTH & WELLNESS
Day Spas & Salons, Medical & Dental, Holistic Health
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
Building & Design, Real Estate
Veterinary, Grooming, Boarding
Financial & Insurance Services, Marketing & Internet Services, News & Media Outlets, Music Lessons, Other Professional Services
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Vineyards, Farms & CSAs
Spiritual & Religious Organizations, Community Organizations, Government Agencies, HOAs
Take advantage of many opportunities to promote your business & network! You'll get a listing on visitmurphys.com, have your events promoted through our calendar & emails, input on local issues affecting the business community, and much more!
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If you do business in or around the Murphys area, we invite you to become a part of our very dynamic and active organization. JOIN NOW!
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