Gold Rush Live - Step back to 1849

Last Updated 6/27/2023


October 12-14 10am - 4pm, October 15 10am - 3pm

Coloma Gold Rush Live is back in 2023! Join us for this 4-day event and take a walk back in time. Explore our re-creation of an 1850 tent town and visit a mining camp, assay/claims office, gambling hall, general store, blacksmith, carpentry shop, laundry, bakery, and more!

At Coloma Gold Rush Live, visitors will be taken back in time to learn about incredible journeys, discoveries, and disappointments. You'll be able to register your claim at the Assay/Claims Office, procure supplies at the General Store, or find a place to bunk down and eat at the Boarding House. If you've just come in from the mines, head on over to the Barber/Bath House to clean up, then pick up a fresh shirt at the Laundry before heading over to the Saloon.

Coloma Gold Rush Live is made possible thanks to our partnership with the Gold Discovery Park Association. Parking and admission to the event is $15  per vehicle. For more information, call (530) 622-3470.

Highway 49 between Placerville and Auburn.
$15 per vehicle parking and admission. No dogs will be allowed in the event except service dogs.


Food and refreshments available for purchase.

Held on the 2nd weekend in October. Bring the kids, and the grandparents but leave the pups at home.
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