What Is There to Do at the Dry Diggings Festival?

Placerville, CA, is one of the best places for a romantic or relaxing getaway. Set in the scenic Sierra Foothills, you are welcome to explore the area’s wineries, hiking trails, and historic sites. Did you know that our area is also home to a variety of exciting local events? The Dry Diggings Festival takes place right here in Placerville and offers a weekend filled with music and good vibes.

In addition to the Dry Diggings Festival, there are numerous other events, activities, and attractions for you to take part in here. To make your planning process easier, we compiled a list of our top recommendations. Request your free Vacation Guide now to learn about museums, outdoor adventures, and local restaurants. We’ve taken the time to provide best options so you can focus on getting out and experiencing them!

What You Can Expect at the Dry Diggings Festival

Listen to Live Music

Each year on Labor Day weekend, make plans to attend the Dry Diggings Festival in Placerville. This event takes place at the El Dorado County Fair & Event Center, just 15 minutes from Eden Vale Inn. Enjoy a full weekend packed with great live music from extraordinary performers like Rebelution and SOJA. In order to see these performances for yourself, be sure to purchase tickets ahead of time on the event website!

Browse Vendor Booths

In addition to music from talented artists, you can enjoy a variety of booths from local vendors and businesses. There are even great beers from featured breweries on tap every year. One of the breweries, Altamont Beer Works, is local to Livermore, CA, and has been in business since just after prohibition! Additional booths feature food to pair with your beer as well as artwork and crafts.

Enjoy Fun Activities

Your ticket not only grants you admission to musical performances and vendor booths, but you also gain access to planned activities throughout the weekend. Wake up early and grab a refreshing drink at Mimosa Mornings until 11 a.m. Then, if you’re interested in learning about beer and the brewing process, talk with experts in the Brewery Knowledge Zone. There is even a skateboard competition you can check out!

Stay Nearby at Eden Vale Inn

Bedroom view of Madrone room at Eden Vale Inn

When you attend the Dry Diggings Reggae Festival this summer, we encourage you to book a stay at our bed and breakfast in Placerville. At Eden Vale Inn, you are treated to top-notch service in a luxurious environment. From our scenic landscape to our elegant guest rooms, our 10-acre country estate is nothing short of remarkable.

Consider our Madrone room with warm decor, a private spa tub, views of the pond, and a comfortable king-size bed. Your Placerville getaway is waiting for you. Take the next step by checking our availability and booking your stay now!