The Chamber of Commerce is proud to present Gold Rush Days 2015.
On June 20th, Yreka will transform historical downtown into a “step back in time” festival honoring our Gold Rush heritage. Enjoy Old Time Reenactments in front of the historic Franco American Hotel, Gold Mining, vendors, food, activities for kids, historical hayrides, pony rides and more.
Gold Heritage Events
- Gold Panning @ Franco American Hotel
- Old West Reenactment Shooters @ Miner Street
- Historical Walking Tour @ Miner & Broadway
- Historical Hayride Tour @ Miner & Broadway
Register Your Vendor Booth:
Sign up for a vendor space online here. Use the EARLYBIRD discount code through May 20th, for $5 off your total registration.
- Siskiyou YMCA Bounce House @ Miner & Broadway
- Kids Face Painting @ Miner & Broadway
- Kids Watermelon Eating Contest @ Gold Rush Stage
- Pony Rides with Rockin Maddy Ranch @ Tri Counties Bank
- Yreka Flag Day
- “Miner Man Arm Slam” Arm Wrestling Contest @ Yreka Plaza
- Food and Vendors @ Miner & Broadway
- “After the Gold Rush” Wine and Ale Tasting @ St. Marks Preservation Square
Live on the Gold Rush Stage
Old West Reenactment Shooters Return to Gold Rush Days
This sought after group will bring the old west to life on Miner Street. The Old West Reenactment Shooters have been performing in Yreka since 2007, where they created their now, sought after performance.
Rockin Maddy Ranch Pony Rides Return to Gold Rush Days
We are proud to announce that free pony rides will return to Gold Rush Days! Bring your little miners to Gold Rush Days on June 20th!
Don’t miss your chance to go on an interactive historical tour during Gold Rush Days! Yreka will offer 8 walking tours up and down Miner Street throughout the day, and 4 tours through the historical home district on Third and Oregon Streets. Thank you to the Genealogical Society and Yreka Preservation for the amazing additions and special surprises on our Gold Rush Tours this this year!
We welcome vendors who feature food, history, art, jewelry, antiques, novelty items and more. We ask that non-food vendors dress and decorate vendor space along the Gold Rush era theme of the event.
Perform at Gold Rush Days
We welcome talents of all types to perform or make an appearance at Gold Rush Days. Fiddlers, old time musicians, black smiths, mountain men, gold miners and more! Contact us to get involved!