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Jul
27
Thu
2017 Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley THURSDAY NIGHT MARKET!!!!!
Celebrate summer…Grass Valley Style!

Please join us every Thursday evening June 29th-August 3rd for

The GVDA- Thursday Night Market 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday Night Market is a fun evening experience presented in a safe, family friendly atmosphere. Main and Mill Streets are filled with a variety of vendor booths.

 

 

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 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

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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 fresh prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your hearts 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
3
Thu
2017 Thursday Night Market @ Downtown Grass Valley
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Grass Valley THURSDAY NIGHT MARKET!!!!!
Celebrate summer…Grass Valley Style!

Please join us every Thursday evening June 29th-August 3rd for

The GVDA- Thursday Night Market 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday Night Market is a fun evening experience presented in a safe, family friendly atmosphere. Main and Mill Streets are filled with a variety of vendor booths.

 

 

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 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 fresh prepared food items as well a locally prepared bottled and dry food products.

Stock up on farm fresh produce, flowers and plants to your hearts 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.

Oct
31
Tue
Safe Trick or Treat in Downtown Grass Valley @ Downtown Grass Valley
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Parents and child care providers are invited to bring their pre-school age children
for a safe trick-or-treat tour of downtown Grass Valley 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

Merchants throughout the downtown dress in costume and hand out candy to the children, while providing a safe environment.
Mill Street downtown is closed to motorized traffic.

Window displays and costume contests are a fun part of this annual event.

Call the Grass Valley Downtown Association for more info at (530) 272-8315.

Nov
24
Fri
50th Annual Cornish Christmas @ Downtown Grass Valley
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

50th Annual Cornish Christmas

Vendor Application | Sponsorship Form | Entertainment Application

Visit Santa

Visit Santa at the Center of Movement Pilates Studio
There is stroller parking, and the nest will be open.

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley California during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration.

Started in 1967 as a way to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of our most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed to motorized traffic and filled with the sights and sounds of an old fashioned Christmas; carolers, jugglers, musicians, the Grass Valley Cornish Carol Choir, Tommyknocker Cloggers and of course, Santa Claus. Handmade arts and craft from artists throughout California are displayed on our historic downtown Grass Valley streets. Delicious food and drink can be purchased from a number of Grass Valley restaurants and specialty food vendors.

   A Grass Valley Cornish Christmas view down Mill Street

The Cornish Christmas celebration is truly an overload of the senses. Stroll down the bustling historic downtown Grass Valley streets as Christmas music fills the air. Hear young and old alike play their rendition your favorite holiday tunes as buildings dressed in Christmas lights sparkle in the December night air. Smell the aroma of your favorite dish while you browse the multitude of gifts and decorations made by some of California’s best crafters and artisans.
The Cornish Carol Choir performing during Grass
Valley’s Cornish Christmas.

Pause at the steps of the historic Union Building as the Cornish Carol Choir performs traditional homeland Christmas carols. A long-standing Cornish tradition, some members are actually descendants of original Grass Valley Cornish Miners.

Young musicians perform amidst ladies in traditional
garb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas you’ll see kids and adults dressed in period costumes while you discover one of California’s best kept secrets as you shop the amazing collection of merchants that call downtown Grass Valley their home.

Cecil roasting chestnuts is an annual Grass Valley
Cornish Christmas event.

 

Dine in one of the many world-class restaurants found in downtown Grass Valley. Sample local wines at one of three wine tasting rooms in downtown Grass Valley or just enjoy the simple pleasures of chestnuts roasted on an open fire.

The Ingersols performing during the Grass
Valley Cornish Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the wide selection of holiday music offered by local Grass Valley musicians amongst the trappings of an historic gold rush town. Imagine life in another era where men and women worked hard, had little, but cherished the simple pleasures of hearty food and drink, a good song, and a warm fire with family and friends.

 

Click here for the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas Parking Map

 

Dec
1
Fri
50th Annual Cornish Christmas @ Downtown Grass Valley
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

50th Annual Cornish Christmas

Vendor Application | Sponsorship Form | Entertainment Application

Visit Santa

Visit Santa at the Center of Movement Pilates Studio
There is stroller parking, and the nest will be open.

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley California during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration.

Started in 1967 as a way to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of our most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed to motorized traffic and filled with the sights and sounds of an old fashioned Christmas; carolers, jugglers, musicians, the Grass Valley Cornish Carol Choir, Tommyknocker Cloggers and of course, Santa Claus. Handmade arts and craft from artists throughout California are displayed on our historic downtown Grass Valley streets. Delicious food and drink can be purchased from a number of Grass Valley restaurants and specialty food vendors.

   A Grass Valley Cornish Christmas view down Mill Street

The Cornish Christmas celebration is truly an overload of the senses. Stroll down the bustling historic downtown Grass Valley streets as Christmas music fills the air. Hear young and old alike play their rendition your favorite holiday tunes as buildings dressed in Christmas lights sparkle in the December night air. Smell the aroma of your favorite dish while you browse the multitude of gifts and decorations made by some of California’s best crafters and artisans.
The Cornish Carol Choir performing during Grass
Valley’s Cornish Christmas.

Pause at the steps of the historic Union Building as the Cornish Carol Choir performs traditional homeland Christmas carols. A long-standing Cornish tradition, some members are actually descendants of original Grass Valley Cornish Miners.

Young musicians perform amidst ladies in traditional
garb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas you’ll see kids and adults dressed in period costumes while you discover one of California’s best kept secrets as you shop the amazing collection of merchants that call downtown Grass Valley their home.

Cecil roasting chestnuts is an annual Grass Valley
Cornish Christmas event.

 

Dine in one of the many world-class restaurants found in downtown Grass Valley. Sample local wines at one of three wine tasting rooms in downtown Grass Valley or just enjoy the simple pleasures of chestnuts roasted on an open fire.

The Ingersols performing during the Grass
Valley Cornish Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the wide selection of holiday music offered by local Grass Valley musicians amongst the trappings of an historic gold rush town. Imagine life in another era where men and women worked hard, had little, but cherished the simple pleasures of hearty food and drink, a good song, and a warm fire with family and friends.

 

Click here for the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas Parking Map

 

Dec
8
Fri
50th Annual Cornish Christmas @ Downtown Grass Valley
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

50th Annual Cornish Christmas

Vendor Application | Sponsorship Form | Entertainment Application

Visit Santa

Visit Santa at the Center of Movement Pilates Studio
There is stroller parking, and the nest will be open.

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley California during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration.

Started in 1967 as a way to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of our most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed to motorized traffic and filled with the sights and sounds of an old fashioned Christmas; carolers, jugglers, musicians, the Grass Valley Cornish Carol Choir, Tommyknocker Cloggers and of course, Santa Claus. Handmade arts and craft from artists throughout California are displayed on our historic downtown Grass Valley streets. Delicious food and drink can be purchased from a number of Grass Valley restaurants and specialty food vendors.

   A Grass Valley Cornish Christmas view down Mill Street

The Cornish Christmas celebration is truly an overload of the senses. Stroll down the bustling historic downtown Grass Valley streets as Christmas music fills the air. Hear young and old alike play their rendition your favorite holiday tunes as buildings dressed in Christmas lights sparkle in the December night air. Smell the aroma of your favorite dish while you browse the multitude of gifts and decorations made by some of California’s best crafters and artisans.
The Cornish Carol Choir performing during Grass
Valley’s Cornish Christmas.

Pause at the steps of the historic Union Building as the Cornish Carol Choir performs traditional homeland Christmas carols. A long-standing Cornish tradition, some members are actually descendants of original Grass Valley Cornish Miners.

Young musicians perform amidst ladies in traditional
garb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas you’ll see kids and adults dressed in period costumes while you discover one of California’s best kept secrets as you shop the amazing collection of merchants that call downtown Grass Valley their home.

Cecil roasting chestnuts is an annual Grass Valley
Cornish Christmas event.

 

Dine in one of the many world-class restaurants found in downtown Grass Valley. Sample local wines at one of three wine tasting rooms in downtown Grass Valley or just enjoy the simple pleasures of chestnuts roasted on an open fire.

The Ingersols performing during the Grass
Valley Cornish Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the wide selection of holiday music offered by local Grass Valley musicians amongst the trappings of an historic gold rush town. Imagine life in another era where men and women worked hard, had little, but cherished the simple pleasures of hearty food and drink, a good song, and a warm fire with family and friends.

 

Click here for the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas Parking Map

 

Dec
15
Fri
50th Annual Cornish Christmas @ Downtown Grass Valley
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

50th Annual Cornish Christmas

Vendor Application | Sponsorship Form | Entertainment Application

Visit Santa

Visit Santa at the Center of Movement Pilates Studio
There is stroller parking, and the nest will be open.

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley California during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration.

Started in 1967 as a way to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of our most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed to motorized traffic and filled with the sights and sounds of an old fashioned Christmas; carolers, jugglers, musicians, the Grass Valley Cornish Carol Choir, Tommyknocker Cloggers and of course, Santa Claus. Handmade arts and craft from artists throughout California are displayed on our historic downtown Grass Valley streets. Delicious food and drink can be purchased from a number of Grass Valley restaurants and specialty food vendors.

   A Grass Valley Cornish Christmas view down Mill Street

The Cornish Christmas celebration is truly an overload of the senses. Stroll down the bustling historic downtown Grass Valley streets as Christmas music fills the air. Hear young and old alike play their rendition your favorite holiday tunes as buildings dressed in Christmas lights sparkle in the December night air. Smell the aroma of your favorite dish while you browse the multitude of gifts and decorations made by some of California’s best crafters and artisans.
The Cornish Carol Choir performing during Grass
Valley’s Cornish Christmas.

Pause at the steps of the historic Union Building as the Cornish Carol Choir performs traditional homeland Christmas carols. A long-standing Cornish tradition, some members are actually descendants of original Grass Valley Cornish Miners.

Young musicians perform amidst ladies in traditional
garb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas you’ll see kids and adults dressed in period costumes while you discover one of California’s best kept secrets as you shop the amazing collection of merchants that call downtown Grass Valley their home.

Cecil roasting chestnuts is an annual Grass Valley
Cornish Christmas event.

 

Dine in one of the many world-class restaurants found in downtown Grass Valley. Sample local wines at one of three wine tasting rooms in downtown Grass Valley or just enjoy the simple pleasures of chestnuts roasted on an open fire.

The Ingersols performing during the Grass
Valley Cornish Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the wide selection of holiday music offered by local Grass Valley musicians amongst the trappings of an historic gold rush town. Imagine life in another era where men and women worked hard, had little, but cherished the simple pleasures of hearty food and drink, a good song, and a warm fire with family and friends.

 

Click here for the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas Parking Map

 

Dec
22
Fri
50th Annual Cornish Christmas @ Downtown Grass Valley
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

50th Annual Cornish Christmas

Vendor Application | Sponsorship Form | Entertainment Application

Visit Santa

Visit Santa at the Center of Movement Pilates Studio
There is stroller parking, and the nest will be open.

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley California during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration.

Started in 1967 as a way to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of our most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed to motorized traffic and filled with the sights and sounds of an old fashioned Christmas; carolers, jugglers, musicians, the Grass Valley Cornish Carol Choir, Tommyknocker Cloggers and of course, Santa Claus. Handmade arts and craft from artists throughout California are displayed on our historic downtown Grass Valley streets. Delicious food and drink can be purchased from a number of Grass Valley restaurants and specialty food vendors.

   A Grass Valley Cornish Christmas view down Mill Street

The Cornish Christmas celebration is truly an overload of the senses. Stroll down the bustling historic downtown Grass Valley streets as Christmas music fills the air. Hear young and old alike play their rendition your favorite holiday tunes as buildings dressed in Christmas lights sparkle in the December night air. Smell the aroma of your favorite dish while you browse the multitude of gifts and decorations made by some of California’s best crafters and artisans.
The Cornish Carol Choir performing during Grass
Valley’s Cornish Christmas.

Pause at the steps of the historic Union Building as the Cornish Carol Choir performs traditional homeland Christmas carols. A long-standing Cornish tradition, some members are actually descendants of original Grass Valley Cornish Miners.

Young musicians perform amidst ladies in traditional
garb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas you’ll see kids and adults dressed in period costumes while you discover one of California’s best kept secrets as you shop the amazing collection of merchants that call downtown Grass Valley their home.

Cecil roasting chestnuts is an annual Grass Valley
Cornish Christmas event.

 

Dine in one of the many world-class restaurants found in downtown Grass Valley. Sample local wines at one of three wine tasting rooms in downtown Grass Valley or just enjoy the simple pleasures of chestnuts roasted on an open fire.

The Ingersols performing during the Grass
Valley Cornish Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the wide selection of holiday music offered by local Grass Valley musicians amongst the trappings of an historic gold rush town. Imagine life in another era where men and women worked hard, had little, but cherished the simple pleasures of hearty food and drink, a good song, and a warm fire with family and friends.

 

Click here for the Grass Valley Cornish Christmas Parking Map

 

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