How to Have a Spooky Good Time at the Hangtown Festival

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind experience at the Hangtown Festival in Placerville, CA! This event takes place at the end of October each year in our community. It’s a Halloween-themed music festival with fun and excitement for all ages. Find out what you need to know to enjoy it to the fullest this year!

The Hangtown Festival is just one of the many fantastic things to experience in the Placerville area. You can take fishing trips, go whitewater rafting, pan for gold, and so much more. Request our Area Guide to the Gold Country now and discover our top recommendations for activities and attractions! It only takes a moment to get your guide, and it can help you get the most from your stay.

Enjoy a Unique Experience at the Hangtown Festival

Learn About the Event

The Hangtown Festival has been attracting locals and tourists to Placerville for several years. It typically takes place at the end of October, near Halloween. Expect four full days of fun with live music performances, food and drink vendors, and plenty of family-friendly activities.

Attendees 21 and over can check out the Sierra Nevada tent for exclusive tastings of experimental brews you can’t find in stores. When hunger strikes, enjoy a variety of cuisines from local businesses, like Blue Sun Cafe, Nourish, and Pie for the People. There are yoga classes, pumpkin carving, and games. Feel free to stay late for the Late Nights at Hangtown shows, too!

Know the Venue

Head over to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds to check out all of the action. This outdoor venue hosts dozens of events throughout the year. If you’re looking for excitement in Placerville, you can surely find some here. Best of all, it’s just 15 minutes from Eden Vale Inn!

Ticket Information and Local Tips

There are a few more things you might want to know before going to the event.

  • Grab your tickets. Early bird tickets are usually available towards the end of June.
  • Although it is an outdoor venue, no pets are allowed. Service animals are exceptions.
  • As with all events, make sure you remember a raincoat and sunscreen, just in case.
  • Attendees are encouraged to wear Halloween-themed clothing and costumes.

Stay at Eden Vale Inn Nearby

Sitting area by fireplace with glasses of wineDo you want to join the excitement? We encourage you to stay at our luxury bed and breakfast right here in Placerville. Eden Vale Inn has been ranked as one of America’s top 10 most romantic inns and offers the perfect destination for your next getaway. We offer seven elegant guest rooms, spa services, and gourmet breakfasts.

Consider our Stone Pine Room for an excellent environment to relax and unwind. Enter through your private garden patio and find welcoming decor inside. Enjoy button-activated mood lighting, a cozy fireplace, and a deep soaking tub on your patio. Come and experience the Gold Country with our top-notch bed and breakfast. Check our availability and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.

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