Gold Rush Returns to El Dorado County for 40th Celebration
06/17/2015 02:27PM ● Published by Kevin
Photo courtesy of ElDorado2016.com.
El Dorado County Gold Week kicks off with a Parade of Nations down Main Street Placerville, with opening ceremonies, activities and entertainment, daily Gold panning competitions, live bands, all culminating with an “Oktoberfest” on Placerville’s Historic Main Street. Gold Week will include numerous activities for adults, educational and fun activities for the kids and many opportunities for the inquisitive to learn and participate in gold panning.
El Dorado County, the Fairgrounds and the City of Placerville will come alive for the event. Visitors can enjoy world famous amenities, unique lodging and dining, agro-tourism and the natural beauty of El Dorado County. “The international competitors are overwhelmingly excited about bringing the Championship back here. El Dorado County is the perfect place to hold this 40th annual World Gold Panning Championships, stated Rich ‘’Uncle Fuzzy’’ Mason, president of the USGPA. Event organizers teaming with businesses from all over El Dorado County and will be ‘’rolling out the red carpet’’ for this World Event. For more information regarding the World Gold Panning Championships in 2016 visit our website at www.ElDorado2016.com or contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.