An authentic wagon train of over 15 horse-drawn wagons will pull into Jackson, CA on Saturday, Sept. 27 after a three-day journey from Cooper Vineyards in the Shenandoah Valley, through Drytown, Amador City and Sutter Creek, to celebrate Amador County’s 160th anniversary. Visit with the drivers and horse-men and -women at stops and encampments along the way. Wagon Train camps in Plymouth, Sutter Creek and Jackson will offer casual entertainment and barbecue dinners. Then plan to attend the Days of 49 Celebrations, Saturday and Sunday on Main Street, Jackson. (Full schedule and location details follow.) Saturday on Main Street, Jackson, experience the music of yesteryear when unusual musical band instruments and their colorful owners perform on Main Street. Listen and watch these wonderful machines work – and learn a little about America’s past. The Musical Organ Rally is free, on Main Street, from 10 am – 4 pm. Saturday afternoon, the Wagon Train will be camped at historic Kennedy Mine in Jackson, near the head frame of one the deepest gold mines in the world. Bring the family to see the wagons and soak up some authentic wagon train grub and camp entertainment, 3 – 7 pm. Then at 7 pm, take your brave souls to tour the Jackson pioneer cemeteries for a “Step Back in Time,” re-enactment visits with some of Jackson’s most notorious former citizens (bring a flashlight.) Sunday on Main Street, Jackson, the Days of 49 Celebration kicks off with the entertaining Wagon Train Parade at 11 am. Bring the whole family to stay after the parade, and enjoy Old West gunfights, free horse-drawn carriage rides, live music, educational exhibits, gold panning, Gold Rush characters and more from noon – 5 pm. On Sunday, the Musical Organs will perform a church concert at 1 pm at Jackson United Methodist Church, 120 Church Street, Jackson. This free, community-wide celebration highlights the Kennedy Mine, Kennedy Tailing Wheels, Amador County Museum, Jackson City Hall’s Historic Murals, Main Street Walking Tour of Historic Buildings, and Jackson’s Pioneer Cemeteries. Additional free parking with shuttle service will be available on Sunday in Jackson, 9 am – 5:30 pm: At 810 Court Street, Jackson (Amador County Administration Bldg) * At Broadway and South Hwy 49, Jackson * At the Sutter Hill Transit Center, 116 Valley View Way, Sutter Creek

OCTOBER CHAMBER MIXER, National Hotel, Jackson, Oct. 8th.

The Amador County Chamber of Commerce welcomes you!


Dedicated to furthering the best interests of our business owners, residents and visitors, the Amador County Chamber offers valuable living, working and visiting resources. Situated in the heart of California's historic gold country, Amador County is just 45 miles southeast of Sacramento, 100 miles from San Francisco, and 90 miles from Lake Tahoe, making it the perfect place for a quick day trip, a getaway weekend, or a lifetime of healthy and active living.

The Chamber office is located at 115 Main St., Jackson.  Opened seven days a week M-F 8am - 4pm, Sat 10am - 2pm, Sun 10am - 2pm   Please stop by for a visit.

Experience the landscape

Outdoor adventures abound in Amador County. Just ask anyone who has skied Kirkwood Mountain, kayaked the Mokelumne River, or spelunked at Black Chasm Caves. Don't forget about biking, hiking and fishing, and even gold panning for the whole family!
Explore our communities

The communities of Amador County offer a diverse mix of indoor and outdoor fun: visit local wineries, stroll through our antique stores and art galleries, or enjoy the comfort of quiet inns and the culinary specialties of eateries ranging from casual to elegant.