Grass Valley Events

2023 Annual Events

Annual St. Piran’s Day Festival – Saturday, March 4th, Event from 9:30 – 11:30 am

Foothills Celebration, Saturday, March 18th, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Downtown Grass Valley Car Show, Saturday, May 6th, 10 am-2:00 pm

Grass Valley Thursday Night Markets – Thursdays, Event from 6:00-9:00 pm.

Thursdays, June 8th, 15th, and 22nd

  • This is annual downtown street fair is known as Thursday Night Market, which includes craft and food vendors, farmers, and entertainment.

 4th of July Celebration/Grass Valley Events

  • Family Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 – 10:00 am ; Parade at 10:00 am; Mill Street 4th of July Celebration from 5:00 ─ 9:00 pm

Local for Locals, Saturday, July 29th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm

  • A new Arts & Cultural event showcasing the local creative community

Annual Sidewalk Sale – Saturday, September 16th, Event from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Grass Valley Brew Fest – Saturday, October 14th, Event from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. 

Safe Trick or Treat for preschoolers – Tuesday, October 31st, Event from 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Downtown Holiday Market – Saturday, November 11th Event from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

  • Shop early, shop local!

 Annual Cornish Christmas – Fridays, November 24th – December 1st, 8th, 15th & December 22nd from 5:00 –9:00 pm. 

  • This beloved 55th annual downtown street fair is known as Cornish Christmas, a step-back-in-time event which includes handmade and unique crafts, food vendors, and seasonal entertainment.

Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 24th of Cornish Christmas, @ 5:00 pm on Mill St. 

Donation Day Parade, Ladies Relief Society – Friday, December 15th Event from 10:00 – 11:00 am.  

Funds that were provided through the County of Nevada’s American Rescue Plan Act allocation for Community & Economic Resiliency, give the Grass Valley Downtown Association the ability to effect and elevate event production in Historic Downtown Grass Valley, which assists our organization in building and regaining resiliency.