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Sample the Sierra

Festival Event
Attendees enjoy food & wine pairings at inaugural Sample the Sierra. – Dan Thrift

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages

Sure to please all palates, the annual Sample the Sierra food, wine, and art festival brings together local chefs/restaurants with neighboring growers/producers to develop scrumptious samples craftily paired with the appropriate wine or brew. The festival marketplace includes locally made goods such as jam, soap, honey, and olive oil along with specialty products created right here in the county such as fine art, jewelry and crafts. The day will also highlight a variety live entertainment as this year’s event promises to be bigger and more bountiful than ever!

A collaborative effort between and El Dorado County, Sample the Sierra celebrates the bounty and the heritage of the Sierra Nevada region. The festival aims to build flourishing partnerships within the County as well as promoting its geotourism assets.

The event takes place from 12:00-5:00pm.

Tickets are available for $40 per person. A ticket includes entry into the event and the opportunity to sample all of the participating vendors. Under 21 tickets are available for $30 per person. This ticket type does not include alcohol.

Children three and under are free.

Pet Friendly Notes

Please no pets.


Admission Fee (if any)

$40 includes food & wine tastings