June 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Grass Valley
Grass Valley
Grass Valley downtown Association

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

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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 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.


2018 TNM Vendor Application

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


Vendors! Fill out online form at this link below called Vendor Application TNM


If you need a paper copy call 530-274-8384 or email [email protected]

Here is the paper copy to download and send in.

2018 TNM Vendor Application

You can download, type into, and send back via email

Here is the Risk Assessment Form needed from all food vendors

Risk Assesment Form for Food Vendors

$50 (all 6 weeks) Business Improvement District Members/ $10 per week
$150 (all six weeks) Non-Profit 501(c)3 / $25 per single night
$180 (all six weeks) Crafter/Home Business/Packaged Food/ $30 per single night
$180 (all six weeks) Certified Farmer 10X20/ additional Additional 10X10 add $150 for all six weeks
$360 (all six weeks) Corporation / $60 per single night
$360 (all six weeks) Food Vendor/ $60 single night
% for Young Entrepreneur (10% sales or $150 max) under 18 years old