Calaveras County Wedding and Event Venues
There are nearly 40 stunning special event venues in the Half-Ass Adventures service area which encompasses just about all of Calaveras County and down south to Columbia and Sonora in Tuolumne County. From private estates to vineyards to small and intimate venues, Calaveras County offers some of the most intriguing and captivating event facilities in Gold Country. We update this list constantly. If you don't see your venue on this list, if you would like to recommend another venue that we're unaware of or if your below listing needs updating, please be sure to reach out to us through our contact page.
All of the venues are listed below alphabetically by town name.
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Frogtown-Calaveras County Fairgrounds
Frogtown, aka: The Calaveras County Fairgrounds, is a beautiful place to have your next event. Located between Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, Frogtown is just a few minutes south of Historic Angels Camp and north of Sonora on historic Highway 49. The area’s beauty rings throughout the property’s rolling hills. This is a full service facility available year-round for any imaginable event, large or small. The 71 acres and ample indoor facilities enhance festivals, concerts, reunions and weddings. There are multiple, unique venues within the fairground, accommodating small, intimate gatherings to large events, such as Festivals, rodeos, concerts, RV rallies, weddings, showers, retreats, reunions Quinceaneras, graduations, corporate meetings, and other intimate to massive gatherings. Frogtown also has a full service RV park with water, power and sewer.
Greenhorn Creek Resort
Greenhorn Creek Resort is a premier venue for your Wedding or Special Event; large, small, formal or relaxed. Located in the heart of California’s Gold Country in Angels Camps overlooking the lake and 18th fairway, Greenhorn provides a dramatic backdrop for your extraordinary day. The highly skilled staff, Executive Chef and full-service Event Specialists bring years of experience and creativity to the table to ensure the gold standard of excellence for your Wedding or Special Event.
For more information: https://www.greenhorncreek.com/weddingandeventvenue
Lakeside Weddings and Events
Lakeside Weddings and Events in Angels Camp is a breathtaking estate property on a private 12 acre lake featuring an open lawn, shade trees and covered patio with a bar.
For more information: https://www.lakesideweddingevents.com/
Prospect 772 Wine Company and Vineyard
Offering an unrivaled feeling of privacy and exclusivity, Prospect 772 is a special place set on a beautiful landscape tucked away in the hills of Angels Camp surrounded by grapevines and natural beauty. Be it a wedding, corporate retreat, family reunion, birthday party, or just a private dinner, Prospect 772 can cater to your needs no matter how big or small your group. Ever wanted to camp in a vineyard? Now you can. Camping in the vineyard is offered for up to 30 guests. For more information: http://prospect772.com/home.html
Bistro Espresso serves fresh, made-to-order American cuisine created by Chef Tony Miller. They serve fair trade, organic espresso, coffee, beer & wine, breakfast and lunch. The atmosphere is casual and kid-friendly. They have indoor and outdoor seating and feature special events and live music. Their outdoor backyard event area, which features a large stage for live bands and outdoor food service, is capable of supporting private events for 200 people seated and 300 people standing.
For more information: https://www.thebistroespresso.com
The Arnold Black Bear Inn
The beautiful Black Bear Inn in Arnold is a timber frame lodge with private grounds set amongst tall pines, firs and incense cedars is only the beginning of its charm. Add an amazing attention to detail from innkeepers extraordinaire, Bruce and Wendi Davison, with their passion for excellence, and close relationships with caterers and event coordinators, and booking your special event means you'll have an extraordinary wedding ceremony, reception, and honeymoon experience. Maximum indoor capacity is 50 and outdoors is 75 guests.
For more information: https://www.arnoldblackbearinn.com/
Blue Lake Springs
Blue Lake Springs is a residential community located in Arnold, California; conveniently accessed along the Highway 4 Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway. Surrounded by national forests and wilderness, the recreation facility in Blue Lake Springs offers several outdoor sites for wedding ceremonies, as well as an outdoor amphitheater space and private Blue Lake Springs Snowflake Lodge. In addition to the gorgeous grounds, this beautiful wedding and event venue offers on site wedding coordination services. The convenient location includes easy access to cabin rentals for out of town guests, central to your event and/or wedding ceremony festivities. If you would like additional information, you can contact Blue Lake Springs here.
For more information: http://www.blsha.com/
Sequoia Woods Country Club
Sequoia Woods Weddings at Sequoia Woods Country Club in Arnold offers one of the most beautiful locations for mountain weddings and special events. The backdrop is the tree-lined golf meadows and ponds, lending variations in elevations for wonderful photographic opportunities. The outdoor venue areas are spacious yet convenient to the main building. The indoor facilities are more intimate but the scenic view is retained through large picture windows. Service includes professional staff, attractive appointments and, of course, fine cuisine served by the restaurant’s executive chef. Sequoia Woods offers year-round facilities from 25 to 125 guests. Larger parties may be possible by special arrangement and added cost.
For more information: http://www.sequoiawoods.com
The Avery Hotel
The Avery Hotel, built in 1851, is situated on the majestic Ebbetts Pass Scenic Highway 4 east of the historic gold-rush town of Murphys. Enjoy exclusive use of the entire hotel and grounds for your wedding, ski group, family reunion, corporate retreat, party or an event of your choice. The hotel accommodates up to 30 overnight guests and up to 200 guests for events.
For more information: https://averyhotelca.com
Bear Valley Ski Resort
If mountains, lakes, wildflowers, granite walls, or snowy backdrops are part of your vision, Bear Valley is the perfect place for breathtaking ceremony locations to create your happily ever after. Visit and experience all the grandeur of the Stanislaus National Forest. After, head in for the perfect celebration at the Mountain, Lodge or in the Village. Bear Valley’s facilities can accommodate receptions from 25-200 guests.
For more information: https://www.bearvalley.com
Camp Connell General Store
The Camp Connell General Store in Camp Connell has been a meeting place in the Sierras since 1928! It offers live music most weekends in the spring, summer and autumn in it's beautiful creek-side Beer Garden. Inquire for booking the venue for weddings and special events. The maximum capacity for standing events and live music performances is 300 people and comfortable seated capacity is 150 people.
For more information: https://www.campconnellgeneralstore.com/
The Golf Club at Copper Valley
Located in Copperopolis, The Golf Club at Copper Valley is the ideal venue for your dream Wedding Ceremony and Reception. Every event is tailored to meet your individual needs and budget considerations. The experienced and professional staff will help you create a wonderful memory that will last a lifetime. This full service venue provides indoor and outdoor Ceremony and Reception facilities. Banquet catering for your Reception is prepared in-house under the guidance of the Professional Executive Chef. The charming Lodge Bungalows provide overnight accommodations for family and guests. The two-bedroom, two-bath units are well appointed and adjacent to the Lodge. The Golf Club at Copper Valley can accommodate 12 to 150 for weddings, celebrations, reunions, retreats and more.
For more information: https://www.coppervalleygolf.com/
The Dorrington Hotel
The Dorrington Hotel is the perfect rustic retreat for your special day. The beautiful grounds are a unique canvas, ready to be transformed into your dream backdrop. You and your guests will enjoy the beautiful field with stunning mountain views, close proximity to many attractions, with the added bonus of being attached to the acclaimed Lube Room Saloon. The hotel itself is a historic landmark with a colorful history and there is a cozy private cottage for the bride and groom. In the back field you will find a chapel that can be used for the ceremony, music, or something unique and fun of your choosing. The Dorrington Hotel has connections to local vendors and they're happy to help you plan your event from the rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception, to the farewell brunch. The options are endless to meet the wishes of each couple and it's all available for your exclusive use.
For more information: https://www.thedorringtonhotel.com/
Hurst Ranch, located in Jamestown, is a family-run ranch that knows all about the importance of special moments and big days. They do everything in their power to ensure that your wedding day is exactly as you want it. The venue is a blank canvas so that your imagination can run wild and so that you and your loved ones can share in a day that will never be forgotten.
For more information: https://www.hurstranchjamestown.com
Broll Mountain Vineyards
Located in the historic gold rush town of Murphys, California, Broll Mountain Vineyards offers two unparalleled wedding venues – the Tuscan-like Tasting Room on Murphys’ Main Street and the winery’s 25-acre Vineyard with its backdrop of manicured trees and gardens is mere minutes by car from Murphys' Main Street. The stunning rolling hillside-based Broll Vineyard is offered for a very limited number of weddings of up to 150 people during its operating season. Broll Mountain Vineyards produces premium wines handcrafted with integrity, legacy and heritage.
For more information: https://www.brollwine.com/
Brice Station Vineyards
Brice Station Vineyards, four miles east on Highway 4 from Murphys' Main Street, is a small, family owned winery overlooking the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Since 1993 they have built a reputation for producing exceptional red wine from their seven acre vineyards. Brice Station hosts summer concerts, theater, weddings, and other events. Pine trees and open meadows are waiting to be decorated for your special day. There are several perfect spots for a full ceremony of up to 250 guests or there is plenty of room for the whole gang to meet up and celebrate for the reception.
For more information: https://www.bricestation.com/pages/weddings
If you’re wondering where to elope in Northern California or have your small wedding ceremony, look no further than Courtwood Inn in Murphys. Courtwood Inn, specializing in ntimate wedding packages for the wedding couple and up to 12 guests, is a charming bed and breakfast that sits upon a tranquil 5-acre hilltop overlooking rolling hills and lush forests. The inn offers intimate wedding, honeymoon, and elopement packages that will make you feel magical. When you choose to celebrate your love at Courtwood Inn, you're assured a seamless experience that you’ll never forget.
For more information: https://courtwoodinn.com/wedding-elopement/
The Garden in Murphys
The Garden in Murphys is a stunning and impeccably-maintained event venue for your small to medium sized wedding, event, gala, party or celebration for up to 150 guests. This historic landmark, nestled right behind the Murphys community park, a 5 minute walk (if that) from Murphys' Main Street, was one of the first houses built in the town of Murphys by James Inks in 1860. Step back in time to a more elegant era on the large front and rear decks as you feel the cool breeze of the outdoor ceiling fans and then stroll the beautiful and meticulously-maintained yards featuring fountains, bird feeders, an outdoor fireplace, a gazebo, a pool (not for event use), and large trees throughout.
For more information: https://www.thegardeninmurphys.com/
The Hovey Winery Tasting Room
The Hovey Winery Tasting Room is located in the beautiful, historic setting of the 1850 Albert Michelson house directly on Murphy's Main Street. Enjoy Hovey wines on the porch at bistro tables and wicker love seats, or at picnic tables on their shady lawn. Contact them to reserve tables for wine tastings and small gatherings with friends and family.
For more information: https://www.hoveywine.com/
Indian Rock Vineyards
Locals and visitors alike come to Indian Rock for the exceptional wines and stay for the beautiful atmosphere and stunning sunsets. Just over a mile from charming downtown Murphys, the historic tasting room is a peaceful getaway surrounded by their estate vineyards where they proudly grow all of the wines they produce. Adjacent to the tasting room is a spacious lawn dotted with picnic tables, corn hole boards and Adirondack chairs where guests are welcome to relax with a glass or bottle of wine. The shaded seating under the covered veranda overlooks a large pond which is home to countless trophy-sized rainbow trout (ask your server for fish food to see them in action), as well as ducks, egrets, Canadian geese and the occasional Blue Heron.
For more information: https://www.indianrockvineyards.com/
There is truly no other vineyard venue quite like Ironstone Vineyards anywhere in the world. Located 1.5 miles from the historic, charming town of Murphys, Ironstone’s magnificent 1,150-acre winery estate offers far more than the typical vineyard-wedding venue. From the massive 6,900 person capacity concert venue, the magnificent 4,000 square foot ballroom adorned with antiques and chandeliers, one-of-a-kind wine caverns and barrel breezeway lined with trees and flowing waterfalls, the lakeside gardens and sprawling oak-studded lawns or the classic endless rows of grapevines, Ironstone Vineyards is sure to provide the perfect setting for your unforgettable event, be it a wedding, corporate affair or soiree for, literally, thousands of you closest friends and family members.
For more information: https://ironstoneweddings.com/
Murphys Community Park
Charming Murphys Community Park, just behind historic Main Street, can be rented for your wedding or special event. The gazebo makes an adorable spot for the wedding vows, and it’s right next to the picnic area. A children’s playground and creek make it a perfect family-friendly wedding venue and there’s even a kitchen so you can cater your own event if you’d like.
For more information: https://murphyspark.com/
The Murphys Historic Hotel
The centrally-located Murphys Historic Hotel, which is dead smack in the middle of downtown Murphys on Main Street, is a unique and fun location offering three venues, affordable ceremony packages and a hospitable staff eager to assist you and your guests. Operating year-round, the Murphys Historic Hotel hosts wine tastings, paired dinners, author readings, business retreats, nonprofit fundraisers, weddings, reunions, parties and much more.
For more information: http://www.murphyshotel.com
Val du Vino Winery
If you're looking for a remarkable vineyard environment to host your wedding in Murphys, look no further than Val du Vino. As the only vineyard located on Main Street in downtown Murphys, Val du Vino is a unique and beautiful property for your special event of up to 150 guests. They offer up delicious wines and an affordable wedding package. Adjoining the winery is The Villa, a 3 bedroom and 3 Bath vacation rental to prepare for your wedding and for the special night.
For more information: https://www.valduvinowinery.com/
One of the most epic Murphys properties for your special event is Venticello which offers dramatic views of the Sierra Foothills for as far as the eye can see. This Italian/Mediterranean-style home appears as if was envisioned from a storybook fantasy. Venticello can host weddings and special events for up to 200 guests, but this very exclusive private residence hosts only about 10 weddings per season, so demand is high, as expected. Venticello includes a stay at La Villetta, a beautiful and romantic vacation rental for 8 wedding guests, family members and/or the bride and groom.
For more information: https://www.rebeccadykstra.com/wedding.htm
Vina Moda Winery
Located in a historic Gold Rush-era building at the east end of Main Street in downtown Murphys, Vina Moda offers a beautiful and recently renovated backyard area for small and intimate events and gatherings of up to 30 people.
For more information: https://vinamoda.com/
Wild Oak Estate
Wild Oak Estate in Murphys is the perfect place for your next birthday, wedding or soiree set against beautiful views and gorgeous surroundings. Wild Oak Estate is located only minutes from downtown Murphys they can accommodate up to 200 guests.
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/wildoakestate/
Hotel Léger weddings and events are beautiful and memorable, taking place in this historic Mother Lode hotel – which was has been open since California’s Gold Rush. This picturesque location in Mokelumne Hill includes a saloon, the hotel with original historic rooms, a beautifully restored cellar room, lush gardens with a pool and a restaurant. The venue can accommodate wedding parties of 50 – 250 people. With an onsite personal wedding coordinator, they can be as involved in the planning as you wish them to be, and the onsite catering staff is ready to serve you and your guests.
For more information: http://www.hotelleger.com
Nestled in the Sierra Foothills, Dalton Ranch in San Andreas is a beautiful 300-acre property surrounded by a valley of vineyards and rolling hills. The grounds include a Victorian farmhouse, a serene koi pond with a waterfall, a picturesque red barn, and large grassy areas accented with majestic oak trees. Enjoy this unique and exclusive modern farmhouse setting that allows for rustic charm and elegance for your perfect wedding.
For more information: https://weddingsatthevineyard.com/
Inner Sanctum Cellars Basecamp
Inner Sanctum Cellars Basecamp is a boutique winery specializing in Spanish Varietals. Located between Columbia and Sonora on Parrotts Ferry Road, the venue features a vast entertainment venue available for weddings and special events.
For more information: https://innersanctumcellarsbasecamp.business.site/
Union Hill Inn
Rustic and refined, the Union Hill Inn is an inviting and ideal setting for an intimate weekend or large celebration from 30 to 175 people. There are plenty of tales to tell of the property's history and how our room and cottage style was developed. "The Barn Stead," which consists of three party friendly structures steeped in Gold Country history, is surrounded by pavilions, a gazebo, the foot bridge, multiple ponds, and a pool.
These breathtaking and easily accessible park-like grounds are hidden in plain sight and in close proximity to historic Columbia, Sonora, and Jamestown, and Murphys and Twain Harte are only a 20-minute drive away. In fact, Yosemite is short jaunt and a day trip is easily doable. With all the fun things to do and attractions to see in the region, you can be as busy or chill as you like. The Union Hill Inn is considered one the best event venues in Tuolumne County. Be it a long weekend getaway, a large wedding or intimate family affair, the Union Hill Inn can meet all of your needs and exceed every expectation!
Chatom Winery’s beautiful setting in Vallecito is the picture perfect location to hold your next event or wedding for 50 to 250 guests. Chatom’s grounds include a unique Mediterranean outdoor facility with a large cobblestone courtyard surrounded by flourishing gardens and a lush arbor just this side of paradise. Chatom offers all you need for creating your next special occasion.
For more information: https://www.chatomwinery.com/events
Recently the Stevenot presence has expanded beyond their Tasting Room on Main Street to their new winery in Vallecito. The winery is on property developed by John Batten in 1852. In addition to a facility that allows for local crush and bottling, the vineyards grow Barbera, Chenin Blanc, Malvasia Bianca, and Merlot grapes which provides the opportunity to produce Estate Bottled wines. As you pass through the decorative iron gates in the dry stone wall, past the pond, the heritage oaks, and landscaped meadow, your eye is immediately drawn to the Batten House. A great deal of thought and effort went into the rehabilitation of this mid nineteenth century landmark, which is available as a vacation rental. There are ample shaded outdoor areas to enjoy a glass, or two, of Stevenot wine. Stevenot has hosted small charity and other live music and entertainment events on their beautiful new Vallecito vineyard property.
For more information: https://www.stevenotwinery.com/
Twisted Oak Winery
The best part about Twisted Oak Winery is their twisted sense of humor. Both of their tasting rooms are family-friendly, dog-friendly, dragon-friendly, and wine-lover-friendly! And both feature wine tasting and a vast inventory of Twisted one-of-a-kind merchandise for purchase. They host small events of all kinds in their Enchanted Garden behind their Murphys Tasting Room and their Vallecito winery, home to the Rubber Chicken National Forest, hosts much larger affairs such as weddings, live music events and parties, inside and out, year-round. The Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito features stunning, panoramic views of the vineyards and oak studded hills under amazing skies and sunsets. The property is an absolutely gorgeous canvas for you to create the wedding of your dreams. And yes, we have a 300-foot long barrel cave! Twisted Oak's on-site Wedding and Event Coordinator is available to assist you in making these dreams come true!
For more information: https://www.twistedoak.com/
Vida Buena Farm
Vida Buena Farm in Vallecito can be your private 34-acre estate in the rolling hills of the historic California gold country. Imagine taking your vows under the 100-year old majestic Oak tree. Walk up the grand stairs to the Mediterranean-inspired gardens, past the fountain and herb garden to the bocce court, framed by vine-laden trellises. The music is playing. The wine is chilled. The night is yours. At Vida Buena Farm, you can create your perfect wedding experience – anything you want from the food and the wine, to the music and decor, is up to you. Vida Buena Farm can accommodate groups from 10-120. With several locations for your ceremony, rehearsal dinner, and reception you can take full advantage of everything the farm has to offer to make your day truly unique.
For more information: https://vidabuenafarm.com/
Villa Vallecito Vineyards
Nestled on a secluded peninsula overlooking New Melones Reservoir in Vallecito and set against the magnificent rolling landscape of the Sierra Foothills, this intimate Vineyard offers much more than stellar wines and a beautiful place to stay and entertain. It’s an escape for those seeking a break from modern-day stress; a hideaway for family and friends wishing to reconnect; a romantic interlude for couples. Villa Vallecito Vineyards offers a true getaway in one of the most beautiful places imaginable.
For more information: https://www.villavallecitovineyards.com
Dodasa Ranch in Valley Springs features stunning Gold Country scenery, rolling hills, California Oaks, and peaceful ponds......perfect for an outdoor wedding of up to 120 guests. Our covered pavilion boasts a massive stone fireplace and is ideal for an outdoor reception. But weddings at Dodasa aren't just beautiful, they're also a breeze to plan offering onsite food service, lodging and numerous other amenities.
For more information: https://dodasa.com