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Visitor Guide

Directions & Parking

The Ironstone Vineyards facility is located just outside the historic gold-rush town of Murphys, California. Murphys lies off Highway 4, in Calaveras County, 75 minutes east of Sacramento and Stockton and approximately 2.5 hours from San Francisco. 

In Murphys, to get to Ironstone Vineyards and the Concours d’Elegance, follow any of the yellow-highlighted routes on our map, and go to Six Mile Road. Continue about a mile down Six Mile Road to the winery. The computer-mapping address is 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys CA 95247.

Gourmet delicatessen and wine tasting are available at Ironstone Vineyards.


From cozy bed and breakfasts and private rental cabins to comfortable Calaveras hotels and motels, your California vacation or weekend getaway would not be complete without a stay at one of our local lodging hotspots! Friendly Californians will greet you at the door and give you local insider tips about the best places to visit and see on your trip to Calaveras County. 


Calaveras County is home to some of the finest restaurants in California. Whether you’re looking for fresh California cuisine, classic Northern Italian, Thai, Mexican, Chinese or French-inspired, Calaveras has you covered. Here fresh, farm-to-table, organically produced and locally sourced ingredients are preferred by the discerning chefs in these notable Calaveras restaurants.

Extend Your Visit

Murphys is conveniently located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park. The town is surrounded by natural and historic wonders of its own, so it is an ideal destination for visitors of every interest.  Many concours attendees stretch the weekend to take advantage of the area’s many other attractions. Within Calaveras County you will find championship golf courses, awe-inspiring caves and caverns, museums, art galleries, antique shops plus hiking, zip-lining, boating or just relaxing.

For lodging in and around Murphys, be sure to make your reservation early for the Ironstone concours weekend.
​For more information, contact the Calaveras County Visitor Bureau at (209) 736-4237 or (800) 225-3764.

FAQ's & Concours Guide

Mobility-challenged guests may seek assistance by calling (209) 728-1251 for cart service to a drop-off location as well as restricted elevator access.

The venue has large flat concrete sidewalks, but there are many elevation changes and numerous stairs. Most of the cars on display are parked on a large, open, grassy field, much of which is on a mild hill.   

Seating—with and without tables—is available at various locations on the winery grounds. Patrons should also feel free to sit at picnic tables, chairs and on stone walls.

The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance is held outdoors.  Guests should prepare properly for sun exposure. Shady areas are available throughout the venue, but afternoons can get warm, and long-term exposure to direct sunlight can be harmful.  Be sure to bring and apply sunscreen.

Water is available free of charge until supplies run out. Food vendors also have beverages available for purchase.  

Guests are not allowed to bring ice chests into the Ironstone Amphitheatre grounds.  

Alcohol will be available for purchase. Guests may not bring their own alcoholic beverages into the venue.

This is a casual, family-friendly event. Guests are encouraged to come in period attire.  

Well behaved pets on a leash are welcome. Please mind your pet around the cars and children. Pet owners should be prepared to clean up after their animals.

Parking is available in the lower parking lot and on overflow parking at the top of the hill. Please respect others regarding speed and dust.  Handicapped parking is available in designated locations.

Please do not speed on the entry road or parking areas. There are livestock and permanent neighbors in the area. Roads are not designed for large vehicles, so please be careful of slower traffic.

Restrooms are located throughout the venue. Please check the map in your program for the facility nearest you.

Drones are not permitted at the event. Drone operators will be escorted off the premises and will not be allowed to return to future shows. 

All media rights are retained by the Ironstone Concours Foundation. For information about press passes, please call (209) 269-6950.

For lost and found items, please go to the security office at Ironstone Vineyards. The office telephone number is (209) 728-1251.