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Grass Valley Downtown Association

Grass Valley Downtown Association (GVDA) is a non-profit membership based organization headed by Executive Director, Julia Jordon. GVDA represents business and property owners working to enhance the vitality and livability of downtown Grass Valley.

All business license holders in the GVDA are charged an annual fee based on the anticipated benefits they receive. GVDA receives financial support from private sponsors and contributing members. To contact the Downtown Association call 272-8315 or visit


GVDA Activities and Mission

• Advocate for ongoing improvements to downtown’s cleanliness, security,
aesthetics and delivery of services.

• Enhance the image of downtown and attract new visitors through year-round

marketing, public relations, and special events.
• Facilitate the development of parking, housing & retail.

• Provide assistance to downtown business and property owners on day-to-day

concerns, working to cut “red tape” and find new solutions.

• Build coalitions among downtown’s work force, residents, property owners, civic
organizations and local government.


GVDA Annual Events

3/8/2014- St. Pirans Day
Join us for our annual celebration of Cornish Heritage in downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 8th in the City Hall Parking Lot! The fun
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4/26/2014- Downtown Car Show
GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA Join us for our annual downtown Car Show. A spectacular and vast variety of pre- 1972
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5/25/2014- Sierra Festival of the Arts
Artists from throughout Northern California converge on Downtown Grass Valley Memorial Day weekend
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6/21/2014- Grass Valley Gold Rush Days
Take a step back in time to the 1850’s where gold was king in Grass Valley and Nevada County.People came from all over the world to mine here
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6/26/2014- Thursday Night Market
Celebrate summer…Grass Valley Style!
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