California Events

Nevada City & Grass Valley 4th of July

4th of July Parade and Fireworks Show July 4, 2022, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Grass Valley Parade at 11 a.m. begins on Broad Street with approx. 75 entries makes its way down the historic district downtown. Parade-goers are advised to bring lawn chairs and arrive early to find a good vantage point.


10 a.m. The Street Fair begins on North Pine Street
10 a.m. Nevada County Concert Band performs on Broad Street from the Alpha Building Portico
11 a.m. The parade begins
12:30 p.m. Ophir Prison Band  hour performance on Broad Street
1:30 p.m. The Street Fair ends
5-9 p.m. Whoop-it-Up Dancing in the Streets Evening Festival in downtown Grass Valley on Mill Street
9:30 p.m. Fireworks Spectacular hosted by the City of Grass Valley at the Dorsey Interchange

City of Grass Valley Fireworks Spectacular

July 4, 2022, 9:30 p.m.

Over the Dorsey interchange
Hwy 49 & Dorsey Overpass
Grass Valley, CA

City of Grass Valley  hosts the fireworks show  over the Dorsey interchange! Show begins approximately 9:30 on the Fourth of July.

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 often co-sponsored by the Grass Valley/Nevada County and Nevada City Chambers of Commerce and the Grass Valley Downtown Association.

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