Due to COVID-19, we regret Preston Castle remains closed due to Amador County restrictions for museums in the Purple Tier.

When the county moves to the Red Tier we will be able to re-open for some activities. Check the Amador County Covid-19 status here.



@ Preston Castle

Event is Contingent Upon Amador County’s Covid-19 Status

August 22, 2021
Time TBD

August 22, 2021
Time TBD

About Photo Day

On Photo Day, you can roam the Castle and grounds and access all of the non-restricted areas to get the perfect shot.

Planning For Photo Day:


Your Entourage

You may bring models, hair dressers, and make-up artists. Just buy a ticket for them.



Guests may bring tripods and battery-driven lights.

Halogen and other high heat light sources are prohibited by the fire department.


Drones Phone Home

The Preston Castle is a Drone-Free Zone. Please leave your drones at home. Thank you.

Event Schedule

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Event Pricing

Per Person, One Session, Per Day
Per Person, Two Consecutive Sessions, Per Day


Event Details



Photo Day



900 Palm Drive, Ione, CA 95640

Get In Touch

Location: 900 Palm Dr, Ione, CA 95640

Telephone: (209) 256-3623

Email: info@prestoncastle.org

Preston Castle Foundation