follows is a list of annual events held in and around Mariposa, California
which visitors to the area may find interesting.
in or immediately around Mariposa are in blue text and are designated with
in or immediately around Yosemite are in green text and are designated
with a "Y"
in other parts of Mariposa County are in violet text and are designated
with an "O"
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MARIPOSA COUNTY FAIR (M)
Mariposa County Fairgrounds
Old time fun and charm at the County fair. Animals, midway, destruction derby, rodeo and more. Runs Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3rd. Gates open on Friday at 4:00 PM
Mariposa Fairgrounds (209) 966-2432 GO TO WEBSITE
THE 49ER FESTIVAL AND CHILI COOK-OFF (O)
The Yosemite Highway 120 Chamber of Commerce plays host to the biggest event of the year here in Groveland- the Annual 49er Festival and Chili Cookoff. We start the day with a hearty pancake breakfast hosted by the Rebeccas, followed by an antique airplane flyover and then the parade down Main Street. From there we move to Mary Laveroni Community park with music all day, vendor booths, kids activities, beer, wine and our nearly world famous Chili-Cookoff.
Yosemite Highway 120 Chamber of Commerce (209) 962-0429 GO TO WEBSITE
Coulterville Main Street
A real old-time affair celebrating the spirit of the Old West! Join the fun in the small town of Coulterville, California, as it bursts to life with festivities. A parade down Coulterville’s historic main street, a car show, cowboy shootouts, a hoosegow, live music, historic tours, booths galore, as well as the nationally acclaimed Coyote Howl. Experience Americana at its finest at this one-of-a kind event. FREE ADMISSION
Northern Mariposa County History Center (209) 878-3750. GO TO WEBSITE