For Immediate Release: 12/7/2022

“Christmas in Coloma” at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather Forecasted

Jerrie Beard
Marshall Gold Discovery SHP
(530) 295-2174

COLOMA, Calif.— California State Parks announced today that “Christmas in Coloma,” scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11 at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park (SHP) in Coloma, has been cancelled.

For the health and safety of staff, volunteers and the visiting public, the decision was made to cancel “Christmas in Coloma” this year. The forecasted rain, wind and cold temperatures will limit outdoor activities and vendor participation and adversely affect the historic building tours. State Parks thanks the public for its understanding.

The public is invited to visit Marshall Gold Discovery SHP on January 21, 2023 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill. More details on this event to come.

Marshall Gold Discovery SHP is located in Coloma, California, on Highway 49, eight miles north of Placerville and 18 miles south of Auburn, only one hour from Sacramento.

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