4th of July Parade
Photo for The Union by John Hart
Join us for the 2017 4th of July Parade in historic downtown Grass Valley.
The parade will be Tuesday, July 4th at 11:00 am and will include approx. 60 entries.
The festive parade comes down Main and Mill Streets in Grass Valley. 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.
If you would like to participate in the Parade download the Application:
2017 4th of July Parade Application- You’re a Grand Old Flag
Following the parade is a traditional family cerebration under the pines at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Live music and entertainment, food and refreshments are offered.
The fireworks spectacular blasts off at 9:30 p.m.
Following the parade is a traditional family celebration under the pines at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.
Live music and entertainment, food and refreshments are offered. The fireworks spectacular blasts off at 9:30 p.m.
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
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.