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

July 1-2, 2023 | 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

Hatch Iron Works

Iron works for yard

Reflections

Crystals! Raw, polished and adorable hand made crystal chakra wands. Lovely smelling hand sanitizer, soy candles, goat milk soap, hand & body scrubs & lotions, essential oils, foot peels, skin care products, bath bombs, bubble bath. Handmade wa …

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, …

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