Gold & Outdoor Festival

2017 Information will be posted as it is finalized.


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   We will be hosting the 4th Annual Gold & Outdoor Festival in Sonora, CA August 19/20 2017  @

Mother Lode Fairgrounds 220 Southgate Dr. Sonora, Ca

Saturday 10am - 6pm

Sunday 10am - 5pm

Adults $7 - Children 12 and under FREE

Gold & Outdoor Festival


Vendor spaces are still available. Returning vendors get first option. Early bird deadline ends 6/1/17.


We will be hosting the Gold show this year in Sonora and will add details as they become Available Join us for the whole weekend

Two Buildings packed with Booths with live Equipment and Panning Demonstrations

Right in the Heart of the Mother Load! Next to the famous Woods Creek that flows right through Sonora.

Within a 15 to 30 minutes of GPAA, LDMA and Club Claims

Close to Yosemite National Park , Jamestown Railroad Museum and many many other local attractions 

RV Spaces and Camping available! & Lots and Lots of close Hotels

RV Spaces   $35.00 per RV unit per night

Tent camping $ 25.00 per tent per night

Showers and Bathrooms available

Limited full hook up spaces available for RV's

For Camping Info call Bill @ 209-242-4787 or email @ [email protected]

2016 Vendors

 49er Mining Supplies, American Mining Supply,  AMRA ( American Mining Rights Association), Aurora Mining Products,  Better Basic Mining, Black Sheep Mining, California Highway Patrol, Camel Mining, Cascade Mountains Gold, Charlie Chatfield, Coarsegold Gold Prospectors Association, Columbia River Mining, Cowboy Toffee, Dinks Handmade, East Bay Prospectors, Gemstone Equipment, Geo Resource Management, GPAA, Gold Prospecting Adventures, Gold Rush Originals, Goldawg Mining, ICMJ, International Treasure Hunter, Jim's Metal Detectors, Just Gold Nuggets, Mad Mining, Marathon LTD, Mare Meteoritics, Miners Communication Network, Miners Keepers, Miniature Mining Machines, MMAC, Motherlode Mineral Society, MTK Metal Art, Mud, Sweat & Gears 4x4, Naturally Mine of Foresthill, Pedersen's Metal Detectors, Pioneer Mining, Prospecting Channel, Public Lands for the People, Rock Eaters, Rocky Five, Rodin Farms, Shooting Star & Anchor to Soul, Standing Stones Design, Stockton Lapidary, Sunlectric Inc., Temecula Valley Prospectors, United Prospectors Inc., US Forest Service, White's Electronics.

Food Vendors;

Castro's BBQ Shack,  Hillbilly Tea, Lockeford Meats, Twisted K's Soft Serve  

2016 Lectures: 

Kevin Hoagland - GPAA: Advanced Nugget Hunting & Benefits of GPAA and Using the GPAA Mining Guide (bring your guides).

Shannon Poe - AMRA The state of small mining in America and what you can do about it.

James Hutchings - Naturally Mine of Foresthill: Origins & Chemistry of Gold.

Rob Goreham - 49er Mining Supply: Basic Prospecting.

Joe Martori/Clark Pearson - MMAC: Importance and Benefits of Mining Districts & How Mining Districts are working for you.

Tom Bohmrer - Cascade Mountains: Pocket Mining in California.

Mike Mahr: How to Dowse / Dangers of Valley Fever.

Jim McCullough: Prospecting for Gold with a metal detector.



Sierra Blasters, Crushers & Smelting, Dredges, Highbankers and Panning


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