Retreats and Reunions

Coloma offers beautiful and convenient locations for receptions, reunions and retreats. Whether you are planning a corporate retreat, reunion, party, benefit or just a memorable weekend with family and friends, let us help you discover the treasures that await you in the Coloma-Lotus Valley!


Tucked away on historic Highway 49, between Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe, the Coloma-Lotus Valley is nestled in California’s Gold Country, along the South Fork of the American River. Rich in history, this picturesque valley boasts many breathtaking venues, beautiful scenery, and talented event management professionals ready to make your ideas come to fruition. Quite literally, to make your dreams come true!


There are a number of unique choices to host your special event, from upscale, romantic vineyards and B&B’s to  barefoot-on-the-beach style riverfront ceremonies or gatherings. We have B&B’s, Inns, Parks, Historic churches, riverfront camp sites and cabin rentals, and restaurants and cafes that are ready to host your special event. Not to mention support vendors that can create your ideal event décor, hairstyle, make-up or massage!  Entertain your out of town guests with some of the best seasonal nightlife in the county; picnic in an estate vineyard, raft down the river with an international raft guide, accomplish team building with zip-lines and ropes courses, or dance under the stars to local music!




No matter your budget, theme or vision, everything you imagined is waiting for you here in the Coloma-Lotus Valley…and for a fraction of the cost compared to surrounding metropolitan areas. From ‘funky to formal’ or ‘fabulous to fun’, the Coloma-Lotus Valley is a growing region for corporate businesses, church and academic groups and families to host their special occasions or gatherings. Let our diverse and knowledgeable professionals help plan your event. Our friendly community is here to serve, and you won’t be disappointed. The Coloma-Lotus Valley is known for making memories…let us help to make yours extra special!

Weddings & Events

Wakamatsu Farm

Wakamatsu Farm

941 Cold Springs Road, Placerville, CA 95667

Make your own history at landmark Wakamatsu Farm, site of the first Japanese Colony in America established in 1869. This picturesque 272-acre property near Coloma offers a rustic farm experience for weddings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other... www.arconservancy.org 530-621-1224

Sierra Rizing Bakery Catering & Coffee House

Sierra Rizing Bakery Catering & Coffee House

7310 Hwy 49, Lotus, CA 95651

Cafe with locally roasted coffee-espresso drinks. Freshly baked pastries, eggs & more. For lunch try savory pasties or a cheeseburger. We also offer a variety of desserts, cold drinks, beer & unique gifts. Need a caterer? We offer full service,... www.sierrarizing.com 530-642-1308

Bella Vista B&B Inc.

Bella Vista B&B Inc.

581 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville, CA 95667

Relax and enjoy this 5 acre estate property with panoramic views of the Coloma Lotus valley with views of the American River. Beautiful landscape with ponds, streams and a waterfall. Arts, antiques, and columns grace interior of inn. Five... bellavistainc.net 530-622-3456

Camp Lotus

Camp Lotus

5461 Bassi Rd, Lotus, CA 95651

Friendly and beautifully maintained, natural setting with lodging and camping. Deli, store, 1/2 mile of riverfont. Inside the main building you will find everything you need from soda, beer, s'mores fixings, general camping supplies, tshirts and... www.camplotus.com 530-622-8672

David Girard Vineyards

David Girard Vineyards

741 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville, CA 95667

DGV is committed to making elegant Rhone-inspired wines. Wine tastings available Friday through Sunday. davidgirardvineyards.com (530) 295-1833

Gold Trail Grange #452

Gold Trail Grange #452

319 Hwy 49, Coloma, CA 95613

Historic building in Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Full Commercial kitchen, lighted stage and dance floor. Perfect for your wedding or event. Our hall is nestled by the river and historic Marshall Gold Discovery Park. www.goldtrailgrange.com 530-626-1194

American River Inn

American River Inn

6600 Orleans St, Georgetown, CA 95634

Historic 1853 Mansion B&B withing close proximity to rafting. A special and memorable experience for your stay, wedding or special event. americanriverinn.com 530-333-4499

Coloma Resort

Coloma Resort

6921 Mt Murphy Rd, Coloma, CA 95613

A Family Camping Adventure! Offering RV and tent sites. Rent one of our RV's, Cabins, Bunkhouse or Tent Cabins. Amentities include, river access, swimming pool, playground, ropes challenge course with zip line and on-site catering services. A... colomaresort.com 530-621-2267

Argonaut Farm to Fork Café

Argonaut Farm to Fork Café

331 CA-49, Coloma, CA 95613

A cozy restaurant located right in the gold discovery park. Open for breakfast & lunch, featuring an organic and locally source menu. Full espresso bar serving Temple coffee! Catering available. Celebrate your special occasion with a Catered... www.argonautcafe.com 530-957-7918

Coloma Weddings at Earthtrek

Looking for that one-of-a-kind place to celebrate the big day that you have always dreamed about? EarthTrek Expeditions facility on the banks of the South Fork American River is the perfect locale for that special day. With two outdoor kitchens,... 800-229-8735 ext 2