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Joint Chamber Mixer

Thursday, March 8th, 5:30 to 7:00 PM

314 W. Main Street, Grass Valley

Ribbon Cutting & Open House Celebration

Thursday, March 29th, 5:30 to 6:30 PM

535 Mill Street, Grass Valley

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2018 Joint Chamber Mixer Calendar

Thursday, March 8th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Center for the Arts
314 West Main Street, Grass Valley
Pepper
(530) 274-8384

thecenterforthearts.org

Thursday, March 22nd
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Body Logic
715 Maltman Drive, Grass Valley
John Seivert– PT, DPT, GDMT, FAAOMPT, CSCS
(530) 272-7306

bodylogicphysicaltherapy.com

Thursday, April 5th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

NCTV
104 New Mohawk Road, Nevada City
Ramona Howard
(530) 272-8862

www.nevadacountytv.org

Thursday, April 26th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

NCAOR
336 Crown Point Circle, Grass Valley
Kathy Hinman
(530) 272-2627

nevadacountyhomes.com

Thursday, May 10th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

KMVR & Nevada Theater
401 Broad Street, Nevada City
Cynthia Tweed
(530) 362-7005

kmvr.org

Thursday, June 7th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Wells Fargo Bank
214 Mill Street, Grass Valley
Jami Serenbetz
(530) 273-8195

wellsfargo.com

Thursday, June 28th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Empire Mine State Historic Park
10791 E Empire Street, Grass Valley
Steve Sanchez
(530) 273-8522

empiremine.org

Thursday, September 13th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Lake Wildwood Association
11255 Cottontail Way, Penn Valley
Bob Mariani
(530) 432-1152

lwwa.org

Thursday, September 20th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

C21 Cornerstone Realty
101 Boulder Street, Nevada City
Linda Kankeko
(530) 265-7947

c21cornerstone.com

Thursday, October 18th
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Byers Enterprises
115 Idaho Maryland Rd, Grass Valley
Penny Silva
(916) 717-2905

thatsbyers.com

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Mar
3
Sat
2018 Grass Valley Foothills Celebration @ Downtown Grass Valley
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Foothills Celebration

Saturday, March 3, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm

Tickets $40 in advance, $50 after Feb. 25th

$10 for designated drivers

Tickets can be purchased at all downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms

and at this link: www.sierravintners.com

Note: special deals for wine club members

Hosted by the Grass Valley Downtown Association and Sierra Vintners, the Foothills Celebration event has continued to grow in popularity each and every year. Sample chef specialties and delectable sweets from some of the areas finest restaurants and confectioners while you sip fine wine from over 50 foothill wineries. Also, enjoy fine art, and listen to great music as you shop and stroll through the streets of historic downtown Grass Valley.

Don’t delay, purchase your tickets here at www.sierravintners.com (special deals for wine club members).

The Foothills Celebration is just the therapy you’ll need for a late winter weekend. Everyone is in good spirits…just glad to get out of the house and the great thing about this event is rain or shine, it’s just as good. The wineries and restaurants are all paired with local downtown Grass Valley merchants who open their stores for this unique wine and food tasting affair.

Over the last several years, Nevada County has really come into its own as a mecca for small wineries with 48 different varietals planted locally and 18 wineries producing over 40,000 cases of wine annually. Along with the tasting of fine wine and food, you’ll also be entertained by local musicians as you stroll the historic Grass Valley streets going from store to store. So picture yourself in a historic Grass Valley building where miners once bought and sold goods. Vintage hardwood grace the floors and bricks fired at local kilns adorn the walls.

 

Because of the diverse collection of stores found in downtown Grass Valley, you’ll be tasting fine wine and food while browsing an amazing collection of goods including antiques, locally made jewelry, home & garden decor, fine art, and men & women’s clothing, just to name a few. When you’ve had your fill of fine wines and food, catch a show at the Grass Valley Center for the Arts or a movie at the Famous Del Oro Theatre. When you’re hungry again, dine at one of Grass Valley’s great restaurants and if you just don’t feel like driving home, stay at one of Grass Valley’s cozy bed & breakfast inns or hotels.

Mar
10
Sat
2018 St. Piran’s Day @ Grass Valley City Hall Parking Lot
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

250px-StPiran

Saint Piran or Pyran (Cornish: Peran) was an early 6th-century Cornish abbot and saint, supposedly of Irish origin.
He is the patron saint of tinminers, and is also generally regarded as the patron saint of Cornwall.
Traditionally, St. Piran has been identified as the Irish saint Ciarán of Saigir.
Saint Piran’s Flag, a white cross on a black background, is used as a symbol of Cornwall.

St. Piran’s Day Celebration

Join us for our annual celebration of Cornish Heritage in downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 10th in the City Hall Parking Lot! The fun starts at 10:00 a.m. as we raise the Cornish Flag!

The Cornish Choir will sing some time-honored Cornish tunes from the mining days of yesteryear. We will have pasty olympics, a Cornish market, and pasty making contest.

The event is FREE!!! So come to downtown Grass Valley for the day.
If you would like more information, please call our office at 530-272-8315

May
5
Sat
Downtown Grass Valley Car Show @ Downtown Grass Valley
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Grass Valley Car Show

Saturday, May 5th 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Car Show registration form 2018

Travel back in time and experience American nostalgia at its best. See the classic American automobiles that defined their generations and shop, dine and stay in a city that honors its historic past and embraces its wonderful future; Historic Downtown Grass Valley.


Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, this Sierra Foothills community event is always a hit with young and old alike.

See approximately 300 of the finest custom, vintage and antique cars and trucks in all of Northern California. Get an opportunity to talk to the men and women whose passion is responsible for the restoration of these beautiful icons of American culture.

Enjoy great rock ‘n roll music as you stroll through the streets of historic downtown Grass Valley. Browse local car-related vendor booths, shop in the incredible collection of downtown Grass Valley stores, and relax at one of Grass Valley’s three wine tasting rooms as you sample the best of hand-crafted, mountain-grown Sierra Foothill wines.

When it’s time for food, dine at one of Grass Valley’s many fine restaurants and cafes but make sure to leave room for the many delectable treats that will be offered by local vendor booths and candy stores.

So roll the windows or take the top down. Crank up the tunes and cruise to Grass Valley to celebrate the great American automobile. Recall fond old memories and make new ones. Come for the day, stay for the night, and enjoy a great weekend getaway in this quaint Sierra Foothills town.

Jun
28
Thu
Grass Valley Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets

June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd

A street-level view up Mill Street of the hustle & bustle.

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets are a wonderful community event that includes a certified Farmer’s Market – and a whole lot more! Things like arts, crafts, food, and the ever-popular FREE Summer Concert Series.

It is a celebration of free enterprise and new ideas blended with heritage craftsmanship and art. Items from around the world and up in the hills! There are street performers and entertainment for everyone in the family.

Some Grass Valley restaurants offer sidewalk dining.

This heritage event in the heart of the Gold Country blends the town and country elements and attitudes of Nevada County into a neighborly snapshot of our community. In this day and age when most commerce is geared to the automobile and satellite malls, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market brings the local and regional community downtown to walk, browse, talk meet your friends and neighbors. All in the shadow of a wonderfully historic and colorful downtown.

This is the real thing, this is the authentic character, the face of our community and it reflects the synergy of those who live here and those who visit or would love to live in our town.

Come enjoy warm summer nights in Grass Valley while browsing farm fresh produce, flowers, herbs and other agricultural products.

FREE Summer Concert Series

grass valley thursday night market free summer concert stageThe Historic Downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night Market is once again offering its FREE Summer Concert Series featuring nationally acclaimed local and regional musicians performing on the Main Street Festival Stage. Between the street vendors, local shops, restaurants, and entertainment, you’re sure to find something for everyone. So bring the whole family and enjoy a truly spectacular event!

Grass Valley Certified Farmers Market

grass valley farmers market image 4
Featuring more than just traditional festival food.

Every summer thousands of visitors will wind their way through the art, craft and farm fresh produce vendors to select that special grouping of products that only a unique bazaar-style market can offer. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, the farmers market is licensed as a California Certified Farmers Market.

Throughout the summer, you can stock up on produce weekly at our Certified Grass Valley Farmers Market where growers represent local and regional farms that offer the freshest of produce, flowers, and plants.

Enjoy our unique corner of the Sierra Foothills where locals and tourists alike flock to experience Grass Valley’s enduring charm. Shop the historic Grass Valley retail district where you’ll find distinctive products, competitive prices and friendly shopkeepers eager to help in any way. Sample area wines from one of three downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms. And when it’s time to eat, choose from a variety of dining options from our fine Grass Valley restaurants and event food vendors.

For some farmers, this event is also a fresh flower mart.

In addition to the farm fresh produce, festival food vendors and dining at local restaurants, you’ll find a unique selection of freshly prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your heart’s delight – but before you leave, be sure to take a few minutes to check out the variety of arts & crafts vendors or stop for a quick massage or health consultation. You can also visit one of several community outreach and public service groups offering relevant information. And if you just didn’t quite get your fill of all there is to do and see, check into one of Grass Valley’s outstanding lodging facilities and get one more day in this incredible Sierra Foothill town.

Jul
4
Wed
4th of July Parade 2018 @ Downtown Nevada City
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fourth of July

July 4, 2018

The Fourth of July parade will be Tuesday, July 4th at 11:00 am in Downtown Nevada City.

Parade-goers are advised to bring lawn chairs and arrive early to find a good vantage point.

The Nevada County Concert Band performs a curbside pre-parade concert an hour prior to the parade and continues to provide intermittent music throughout the parade.

NCTV will be broadcasting “Live” the parade locally and internationally on NCTV Channel 11 and NCTV So. County Channel 16 as well as nevadacountytv.org.

Nevada County Fourth of July Celebration

Following the parade in Nevada City, join us for a traditional family celebration under the pines at the
Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.

Fairgrounds gates open at 3 p.m. and entertainment begins at 4 p.m

Live music and entertainment, food and refreshments are offered. The fireworks spectacular blasts off at 9:30 p.m at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

No alcohol, glass, pets, barbecues or personal fireworks may be brought onto the fairgrounds.

Fairgrounds gates open at 3 p.m. and entertainment begins at 4 p.m.

General Admission rates:  $10.00 ADVANCE -Online at the Nevada City & Grass Valley Chambers, until 3:00 PM on the 4th of July
$20.00 at the Gate: Children 12 and under Free; Military and Veterans Free with ID.

Advance Tickets may be purchased at the Greater Grass Valley Chamber: 128 East Main Street in downtown Grass Valley or at

Nevada City Chamber: 132 Main Street, Nevada City in downtown Nevada City

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Nevada City and Grass Valley are located at the 2,500-foot elevation, off state routes 49 and 20, a one-hour drive northeast of Sacramento.

From the capital city (60 miles), take eastbound Interstate 80 to Auburn and Highway 49 north.

From Marysville (35 miles) and the north valley, take eastbound Highway 20.

From Reno (80 miles), take westbound I-80 and westbound Highway 20.

The Nevada County Fourth of July celebration is co-sponsored by the Greater Grass Valley and Nevada City Chambers of Commerce and the Grass Valley Downtown Association.

For information, call GGV Chamber (530) 273-4667 or NC Chamber (530) 265-2692, (800) 655-6569.

Jul
5
Thu
Grass Valley Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets

June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd

A street-level view up Mill Street of the hustle & bustle.

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets are a wonderful community event that includes a certified Farmer’s Market – and a whole lot more! Things like arts, crafts, food, and the ever-popular FREE Summer Concert Series.

It is a celebration of free enterprise and new ideas blended with heritage craftsmanship and art. Items from around the world and up in the hills! There are street performers and entertainment for everyone in the family.

Some Grass Valley restaurants offer sidewalk dining.

This heritage event in the heart of the Gold Country blends the town and country elements and attitudes of Nevada County into a neighborly snapshot of our community. In this day and age when most commerce is geared to the automobile and satellite malls, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market brings the local and regional community downtown to walk, browse, talk meet your friends and neighbors. All in the shadow of a wonderfully historic and colorful downtown.

This is the real thing, this is the authentic character, the face of our community and it reflects the synergy of those who live here and those who visit or would love to live in our town.

Come enjoy warm summer nights in Grass Valley while browsing farm fresh produce, flowers, herbs and other agricultural products.

FREE Summer Concert Series

grass valley thursday night market free summer concert stageThe Historic Downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night Market is once again offering its FREE Summer Concert Series featuring nationally acclaimed local and regional musicians performing on the Main Street Festival Stage. Between the street vendors, local shops, restaurants, and entertainment, you’re sure to find something for everyone. So bring the whole family and enjoy a truly spectacular event!

Grass Valley Certified Farmers Market

grass valley farmers market image 4
Featuring more than just traditional festival food.

Every summer thousands of visitors will wind their way through the art, craft and farm fresh produce vendors to select that special grouping of products that only a unique bazaar-style market can offer. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, the farmers market is licensed as a California Certified Farmers Market.

Throughout the summer, you can stock up on produce weekly at our Certified Grass Valley Farmers Market where growers represent local and regional farms that offer the freshest of produce, flowers, and plants.

Enjoy our unique corner of the Sierra Foothills where locals and tourists alike flock to experience Grass Valley’s enduring charm. Shop the historic Grass Valley retail district where you’ll find distinctive products, competitive prices and friendly shopkeepers eager to help in any way. Sample area wines from one of three downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms. And when it’s time to eat, choose from a variety of dining options from our fine Grass Valley restaurants and event food vendors.

For some farmers, this event is also a fresh flower mart.

In addition to the farm fresh produce, festival food vendors and dining at local restaurants, you’ll find a unique selection of freshly prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your heart’s delight – but before you leave, be sure to take a few minutes to check out the variety of arts & crafts vendors or stop for a quick massage or health consultation. You can also visit one of several community outreach and public service groups offering relevant information. And if you just didn’t quite get your fill of all there is to do and see, check into one of Grass Valley’s outstanding lodging facilities and get one more day in this incredible Sierra Foothill town.

Jul
12
Thu
Grass Valley Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets

June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd

A street-level view up Mill Street of the hustle & bustle.

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets are a wonderful community event that includes a certified Farmer’s Market – and a whole lot more! Things like arts, crafts, food, and the ever-popular FREE Summer Concert Series.

It is a celebration of free enterprise and new ideas blended with heritage craftsmanship and art. Items from around the world and up in the hills! There are street performers and entertainment for everyone in the family.

Some Grass Valley restaurants offer sidewalk dining.

This heritage event in the heart of the Gold Country blends the town and country elements and attitudes of Nevada County into a neighborly snapshot of our community. In this day and age when most commerce is geared to the automobile and satellite malls, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market brings the local and regional community downtown to walk, browse, talk meet your friends and neighbors. All in the shadow of a wonderfully historic and colorful downtown.

This is the real thing, this is the authentic character, the face of our community and it reflects the synergy of those who live here and those who visit or would love to live in our town.

Come enjoy warm summer nights in Grass Valley while browsing farm fresh produce, flowers, herbs and other agricultural products.

FREE Summer Concert Series

grass valley thursday night market free summer concert stageThe Historic Downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night Market is once again offering its FREE Summer Concert Series featuring nationally acclaimed local and regional musicians performing on the Main Street Festival Stage. Between the street vendors, local shops, restaurants, and entertainment, you’re sure to find something for everyone. So bring the whole family and enjoy a truly spectacular event!

Grass Valley Certified Farmers Market

grass valley farmers market image 4
Featuring more than just traditional festival food.

Every summer thousands of visitors will wind their way through the art, craft and farm fresh produce vendors to select that special grouping of products that only a unique bazaar-style market can offer. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, the farmers market is licensed as a California Certified Farmers Market.

Throughout the summer, you can stock up on produce weekly at our Certified Grass Valley Farmers Market where growers represent local and regional farms that offer the freshest of produce, flowers, and plants.

Enjoy our unique corner of the Sierra Foothills where locals and tourists alike flock to experience Grass Valley’s enduring charm. Shop the historic Grass Valley retail district where you’ll find distinctive products, competitive prices and friendly shopkeepers eager to help in any way. Sample area wines from one of three downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms. And when it’s time to eat, choose from a variety of dining options from our fine Grass Valley restaurants and event food vendors.

For some farmers, this event is also a fresh flower mart.

In addition to the farm fresh produce, festival food vendors and dining at local restaurants, you’ll find a unique selection of freshly prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your heart’s delight – but before you leave, be sure to take a few minutes to check out the variety of arts & crafts vendors or stop for a quick massage or health consultation. You can also visit one of several community outreach and public service groups offering relevant information. And if you just didn’t quite get your fill of all there is to do and see, check into one of Grass Valley’s outstanding lodging facilities and get one more day in this incredible Sierra Foothill town.

Jul
19
Thu
Grass Valley Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets

June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd

A street-level view up Mill Street of the hustle & bustle.

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets are a wonderful community event that includes a certified Farmer’s Market – and a whole lot more! Things like arts, crafts, food, and the ever-popular FREE Summer Concert Series.

It is a celebration of free enterprise and new ideas blended with heritage craftsmanship and art. Items from around the world and up in the hills! There are street performers and entertainment for everyone in the family.

Some Grass Valley restaurants offer sidewalk dining.

This heritage event in the heart of the Gold Country blends the town and country elements and attitudes of Nevada County into a neighborly snapshot of our community. In this day and age when most commerce is geared to the automobile and satellite malls, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market brings the local and regional community downtown to walk, browse, talk meet your friends and neighbors. All in the shadow of a wonderfully historic and colorful downtown.

This is the real thing, this is the authentic character, the face of our community and it reflects the synergy of those who live here and those who visit or would love to live in our town.

Come enjoy warm summer nights in Grass Valley while browsing farm fresh produce, flowers, herbs and other agricultural products.

FREE Summer Concert Series

grass valley thursday night market free summer concert stageThe Historic Downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night Market is once again offering its FREE Summer Concert Series featuring nationally acclaimed local and regional musicians performing on the Main Street Festival Stage. Between the street vendors, local shops, restaurants, and entertainment, you’re sure to find something for everyone. So bring the whole family and enjoy a truly spectacular event!

Grass Valley Certified Farmers Market

grass valley farmers market image 4
Featuring more than just traditional festival food.

Every summer thousands of visitors will wind their way through the art, craft and farm fresh produce vendors to select that special grouping of products that only a unique bazaar-style market can offer. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, the farmers market is licensed as a California Certified Farmers Market.

Throughout the summer, you can stock up on produce weekly at our Certified Grass Valley Farmers Market where growers represent local and regional farms that offer the freshest of produce, flowers, and plants.

Enjoy our unique corner of the Sierra Foothills where locals and tourists alike flock to experience Grass Valley’s enduring charm. Shop the historic Grass Valley retail district where you’ll find distinctive products, competitive prices and friendly shopkeepers eager to help in any way. Sample area wines from one of three downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms. And when it’s time to eat, choose from a variety of dining options from our fine Grass Valley restaurants and event food vendors.

For some farmers, this event is also a fresh flower mart.

In addition to the farm fresh produce, festival food vendors and dining at local restaurants, you’ll find a unique selection of freshly prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your heart’s delight – but before you leave, be sure to take a few minutes to check out the variety of arts & crafts vendors or stop for a quick massage or health consultation. You can also visit one of several community outreach and public service groups offering relevant information. And if you just didn’t quite get your fill of all there is to do and see, check into one of Grass Valley’s outstanding lodging facilities and get one more day in this incredible Sierra Foothill town.

Jul
26
Thu
Grass Valley Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets

June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd

A street-level view up Mill Street of the hustle & bustle.

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets are a wonderful community event that includes a certified Farmer’s Market – and a whole lot more! Things like arts, crafts, food, and the ever-popular FREE Summer Concert Series.

It is a celebration of free enterprise and new ideas blended with heritage craftsmanship and art. Items from around the world and up in the hills! There are street performers and entertainment for everyone in the family.

Some Grass Valley restaurants offer sidewalk dining.

This heritage event in the heart of the Gold Country blends the town and country elements and attitudes of Nevada County into a neighborly snapshot of our community. In this day and age when most commerce is geared to the automobile and satellite malls, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market brings the local and regional community downtown to walk, browse, talk meet your friends and neighbors. All in the shadow of a wonderfully historic and colorful downtown.

This is the real thing, this is the authentic character, the face of our community and it reflects the synergy of those who live here and those who visit or would love to live in our town.

Come enjoy warm summer nights in Grass Valley while browsing farm fresh produce, flowers, herbs and other agricultural products.

FREE Summer Concert Series

grass valley thursday night market free summer concert stageThe Historic Downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night Market is once again offering its FREE Summer Concert Series featuring nationally acclaimed local and regional musicians performing on the Main Street Festival Stage. Between the street vendors, local shops, restaurants, and entertainment, you’re sure to find something for everyone. So bring the whole family and enjoy a truly spectacular event!

Grass Valley Certified Farmers Market

grass valley farmers market image 4
Featuring more than just traditional festival food.

Every summer thousands of visitors will wind their way through the art, craft and farm fresh produce vendors to select that special grouping of products that only a unique bazaar-style market can offer. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, the farmers market is licensed as a California Certified Farmers Market.

Throughout the summer, you can stock up on produce weekly at our Certified Grass Valley Farmers Market where growers represent local and regional farms that offer the freshest of produce, flowers, and plants.

Enjoy our unique corner of the Sierra Foothills where locals and tourists alike flock to experience Grass Valley’s enduring charm. Shop the historic Grass Valley retail district where you’ll find distinctive products, competitive prices and friendly shopkeepers eager to help in any way. Sample area wines from one of three downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms. And when it’s time to eat, choose from a variety of dining options from our fine Grass Valley restaurants and event food vendors.

For some farmers, this event is also a fresh flower mart.

In addition to the farm fresh produce, festival food vendors and dining at local restaurants, you’ll find a unique selection of freshly prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your heart’s delight – but before you leave, be sure to take a few minutes to check out the variety of arts & crafts vendors or stop for a quick massage or health consultation. You can also visit one of several community outreach and public service groups offering relevant information. And if you just didn’t quite get your fill of all there is to do and see, check into one of Grass Valley’s outstanding lodging facilities and get one more day in this incredible Sierra Foothill town.

Aug
2
Thu
Grass Valley Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets

June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd

A street-level view up Mill Street of the hustle & bustle.

The Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets are a wonderful community event that includes a certified Farmer’s Market – and a whole lot more! Things like arts, crafts, food, and the ever-popular FREE Summer Concert Series.

It is a celebration of free enterprise and new ideas blended with heritage craftsmanship and art. Items from around the world and up in the hills! There are street performers and entertainment for everyone in the family.

Some Grass Valley restaurants offer sidewalk dining.

This heritage event in the heart of the Gold Country blends the town and country elements and attitudes of Nevada County into a neighborly snapshot of our community. In this day and age when most commerce is geared to the automobile and satellite malls, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market brings the local and regional community downtown to walk, browse, talk meet your friends and neighbors. All in the shadow of a wonderfully historic and colorful downtown.

This is the real thing, this is the authentic character, the face of our community and it reflects the synergy of those who live here and those who visit or would love to live in our town.

Come enjoy warm summer nights in Grass Valley while browsing farm fresh produce, flowers, herbs and other agricultural products.

FREE Summer Concert Series

grass valley thursday night market free summer concert stageThe Historic Downtown Grass Valley Thursday Night Market is once again offering its FREE Summer Concert Series featuring nationally acclaimed local and regional musicians performing on the Main Street Festival Stage. Between the street vendors, local shops, restaurants, and entertainment, you’re sure to find something for everyone. So bring the whole family and enjoy a truly spectacular event!

Grass Valley Certified Farmers Market

grass valley farmers market image 4
Featuring more than just traditional festival food.

Every summer thousands of visitors will wind their way through the art, craft and farm fresh produce vendors to select that special grouping of products that only a unique bazaar-style market can offer. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, the farmers market is licensed as a California Certified Farmers Market.

Throughout the summer, you can stock up on produce weekly at our Certified Grass Valley Farmers Market where growers represent local and regional farms that offer the freshest of produce, flowers, and plants.

Enjoy our unique corner of the Sierra Foothills where locals and tourists alike flock to experience Grass Valley’s enduring charm. Shop the historic Grass Valley retail district where you’ll find distinctive products, competitive prices and friendly shopkeepers eager to help in any way. Sample area wines from one of three downtown Grass Valley wine tasting rooms. And when it’s time to eat, choose from a variety of dining options from our fine Grass Valley restaurants and event food vendors.

For some farmers, this event is also a fresh flower mart.

In addition to the farm fresh produce, festival food vendors and dining at local restaurants, you’ll find a unique selection of freshly prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your heart’s delight – but before you leave, be sure to take a few minutes to check out the variety of arts & crafts vendors or stop for a quick massage or health consultation. You can also visit one of several community outreach and public service groups offering relevant information. And if you just didn’t quite get your fill of all there is to do and see, check into one of Grass Valley’s outstanding lodging facilities and get one more day in this incredible Sierra Foothill town.