Sierra Nevada Arts and Crafts Festival ( 4th of July Weekend)

July 2-3, 2022 | 10am-5pm
Bristol's Cafe Parking Lot , Arnold

The 50th annual Sierra Nevada Arts and Crafts Festival is held in the center of downtown Arnold, a mountain resort town on the road to Bear Valley Ski Resort on Highway 4, among the pines and redwoods, on the grounds of Bristol’s Ranch House Café’. The 4th of July weekend festival will feature high-quality, hand-crafted artisans, specialty food and antiques that will make this a memorable event for many years to come! Enjoy the crisp mountain air as you walk among the booths and try the specialty food while enjoying the wonderful mountain environment. The Festival happens in conjunction with the annual 4th of July Parade that happens on Highway 4 in front of the festival Saturday morning and draws a huge crowd.

The Event's Cuisine

Ranchview Jerky

Out of Carson City, Nevada, we are proud to offer Gourmet Brisket Beef Jerky of the highest quality. Ranchview Jerky is created using premium Brisket. All of our Beef Jerky is made with no added preservatives or MSG, no nitrates, no fillers and no bind …

Natures Candy Company

Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruits, most of which are grown on our family farm in Turlock, CA.   Using fresh nuts and natural ingredients,  we strive to provide you with a better way to snack.

The Event's Artists

Heart of Glass Designs

My glass art is created through a multi-step process that results in a hand-crafted and designed piece of kiln-fired art glass. The process begins by cutting between 4-8 layers of glass, and assembling them in such a way that they are ready to be fired …

Appleton Wood design

 APPLETON WOOD DESIGN : local woodcrafter, Derek Appleton, crafts his creations from reclaimed wood and hand brands each piece (brands are heated in his potbelly stove.)Each piece is unique and has a story- just ask him, he’s h …

Heller Enterprises

placemats, potholders, plastic bag holders, paperback book covers, gift bags, coasters, tortilla warmers/potato bags, cork wreaths, stuffed pumpkins (seasonal), xmas wreaths and tree skirts (seasonal)

Katizzi

We design and create original jewelry that combines beautiful natural woods, and handmade lampwork beads. We have recently partnered with One Tree Planted to donate a tree for every set of wood earrings that we sell. We have also partnered with Sa …

Bob’s Woodworks

Handcrafted wildlife wooden clocks and trees.

Dannie’s Wood Art

Dannie’s Wood Art creates vintage pictures and funny sayings printed on wood to decorate your home.  We can also create personalized pictures of your choosing on wood.  Working out of the Sacramento area Dannie has been working with wood for …

Aromatherapy Packs

My name is Nicole and I have hand crafted each item that I offer. Melt the pain away with a relaxing heating pad or relieve your inflammation with an ice pack. I make Aromatherapy Heat or Freeze Packs. These packs can be used hot or cold to give your h …

DIA DE LOS TODOS

My apparel brand  is a mashup of  the Day of the Dead with local sports themes with all the designs created by John Hersey

NaturesTech Inc

Naturestech Inc. is a family owned and operated business with a strong background in the nutritional supplements and skincare industries. It created the Aloemoist Organics skin care line using the high quality organic and natural vitamins, nutrients, m …

Dog Patch SF

We at Dog Patch SF focus on making high quality, eco-friendly dog products that benefit our pets while donating to over 290 different animal rescues from San Francisco to Indonesia. Currently we offer durable dog leashes made from recycled climbing rop …

Jack’s Yard Art

My handmade yard art is made with mixed mediums for creating the most unique one of a kind pieces. I create ceramic totems with themes such as Cowboys, Fishermen, Masques, Frogs, Owls, and others. My Sea Glass and Rocks and Driftwood Stakes, Cairns, an …

Jaded By Nature

Hand-crafted jewelry and carvings using semi-precious stones and nephrite jade from California, Wyoming and Canada.  As avid jade hunters, our enthusiasm for the stone further blossomed into carving and jewelry design.  Inspired by nature and …

Cutco

We are not a public company, but Cutco has been manufacturing super high quality things for the kitchen including Cutlery, cookware, flatware and accessories since 1949.  We are very excited to be a part of this event! Cutco Cutlery is the market …

After The Gold Rush

Handcrafted jewelry for over 40 years ~ All natural gemstones, pearls, & crystal necklaces, bracelets, earrings and anklets.  We make many of  our own Sterling Silver pendants from vintage, re-cycled pieces, then re-purpose those into ‘up …

MTK Metal Art

Amazing Custom Metal Art

Hatch Iron Works

Iron works for yard

Bartholomew Wine Barrel Creations

We take wine barrels apart and create furniture and home items from the staves, tops, and rings. We have everything from benches and side tables, lazy susans, candle holders, wine bottle racks, coat racks, and many more items from the wood parts of the …

HarvJan’s Crafts

intarsia [in-tahr-see-uh]: An art or technique of decorating a surface with inlaid patterns, esp. of wood mosaic, developed during the Renaissance. Intarsia is the making of decorative and pictorial mosaics by laying precious, exotic and domestic woods …

Canvas Prints by Jerome

Canvas prints of wonderful nature scenes

Bill Bloom Arts

Ceramic artist Bill Bloom creates original Raku and Cone 5 sculptural work.  Each unique piece is individually slab-built, textured, and richly glazed.  His mystical designs are composed of imagery inspired by mythic, nature, sacred geometry, shamanic, …

Sassy Succulent Designs

Living succulent wreaths and displays including air plants and orchids

Vendor Information

The 50th Annual Sierra Nevada Art’s and Craft’s Festival ( July 4th weekend) is held in the center of downtown Arnold, a mountain resort town on the road to Bear Valley Ski Resort on Highway 4, among the pines and redwoods, on the grounds of Bristol’s Ranch House Café’. The Festival is open to all craftspeople, artists, antique dealers, and some commercial, and all types of food booths .

Booth fees are $250 for a 10 by 10 (NO Commission)

All food vendors – pre-packaged as
well as prepared foods now have to get a Calaveras County Health Dptm. permit – $92 for a single event; $95 for an annual permit.

Antique dealers please email  for pricing