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41st Annual Sonora Christmas Craft and Music Festival

November 27, 28, and 29 2015

Open 10am to 5pm Friday & Saturday
10am to 4pm Sunday

Rain or Shine
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Adults $7
Seniors & Students (13-18) $5
Children (6-12) $2
under 6 free
$1 Off Coupon

Bring a canned food donation on Sunday and save $1!!
Look for discount coupons in the newspaper and at businesses in the Sonora area
All discounts are good on adult admission only

Held at Sonora’s Mother Lode Fairgrounds

Parking $5 per vehicle

For more information call (209)533-3473

FREE SHUTTLE BUS sevices are planned as follows
Black Oak Casino Transportation Shuttle, starts at 9:30am to 5:30 pm
Pick up/drop off location:   Kohls Department Store, Junction Shopping
Center, EastSonora goes to Mother Lode Fairgrounds every 1/2 hour —
TransportationShuttle Runs Friday and Saturday Only, Nov 28-29. Tuolumne
County Transit picks up all over the county & will be going to
Fairgrounds. See their website for schedules. See their website for schedules.


The 41st Anniversary of the legendary Sonora Christmas Festival will be held Thanksgiving weekend. This highly regarded festival features over 150 great quality craft artists, up tempo and varied music, street performers, costumed elves and twinkle trees, carolers, a wide selection of home-cooking style festival kitchens and bake shops, all in festive, brightly colored craft halls. The “Spirit of Christmas” is definitely present here! Also, don’t miss the annual Christmas Parade in downtown Sonora on Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Kids Area

Pictures with Santa
The Merry Elves & Twinkle Trees
Take a ride on the Polar Express Train
Play Area by AirPlay ~ Bounce Houses & Slides
Juggling, Storytelling & Music!



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2014 Entertainment

Friday Schedule
Saturday Schedule
Sunday Schedule

Joe Craven
Nina Gerber & Chris Webster
Golden Bough
Sourdough Slim with Robert Armstrong
Funstrummers Ukulele Band
Mirth & Glee Carolers
Captain Jack Spareribs
Comedy Industries – Comic Juggling, Escape Artist – International Street Performers (Scotty Meltzer & Katrina Grinn)

Joe Craven
Golden Bough
Sourdough Slim with the Saddle Pals
Fiddle Stix
Mirth & Glee Carolers
Captain Jack Spareribs
Comedy Industries
Daniel DaVinci
Gottchalks Band

Joe Craven
Sourdough Slim
Little Fuller Band
Coyote Hill
Mirth & Glee Carolers
Captain Jack Spareribs
Comedy Industries
Daniel DaVinci


Food & Drinks in 2014

There are many great food booths at the festival including
Spiros Gyros (lamb, chicken & falafel gyros, baklava, dolmas.  Also serving breakfast)
Road Dog Cafe (sausages, tri tip, BBQ, seafood chowder)
Oriental Classics (meat sticks, fried rice, chow mein, egg rolls)
Artichoke Enterprises (fried & steamed artichokes)
Peppe’s Mexican Fare (nachos, burritos, tacos)
Chocolate Factory (chocolate dipped fruit, cheesecake, ice cream)
How Ya Bean Espresso (espresso, coffee, teas, chocolate, chai)
Festival Kettle Corn (kettle corn, corn dogs)
Lockford Lemonade (lemonade, deep fried veggies, onion rings, potato chips, calamari)
Drinks Booth ~ Beers, Wines, Mulled Wine & Seasonal Drinks by Sierra Waldorf School

For information about the Sonora area visit the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau or The City of Sonora

Click on photos below to see a sampling of the artists attending the 2013 Sonora Christmas Festival

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