Visit us next year in November 2024! The annual Mountain Mandarin Festival, takes place every year at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in November with the new crop of delicious, foothills-grown Mandarin oranges.

Placer County growers will sell thousands of pounds of fresh Mandarin oranges and gift baskets, accompanied by all the free samples you like. Join in the fun with food, artisan crafts, and activities featuring the Mandarin orange and music!

Event Information

Buy online to skip the line.
Tickets will be sold at the gate.
Event happens Rain or Shine!

Dates & Hours

Ticket Prices


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Pet Policy


Animals of any sort are prohibited on grounds.

Service Dogs are allowed with proper paperwork.

We are excited to welcome you to the Fourth Annual Run for the Mandarins in beautiful Auburn, CA!

Quick Links

 Please see popular quick links below.

Questions? Contact Us.

Mandarin Festival Vendor Application

We are excited to return with our regular Festival with indoor and outside spaces! Please see the Application Dates below.


Mountain Mandarin Festival- Application Dates


March 15th Application Open to Returning vendors from Last year
May 1st Applications Open to ALL Vendors 

If you want to check if you will be accepted before you fill out the application email us at:


Online Store

This is the official store of the Mandarin marketplace. Logo wear merchandise & Placer County Mandarin Oranges shipped right to your door.

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We have partnered with the Marriot Springhill Suites in Auburn, CA, a local lodging favorite, to offer you discounts on your stay in Placer County.

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