Festivals

Artisans Festival
Downtown Nevada City. Fine art and fine craft in a festive, historic setting. Live entertainment, great food, and drink.
Contact: www.artisansfestival.org

Bluegrass Festival
35th Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival.
Contact: www.fathersdayfestival.com

California Worldfest
California Worldfest features eight stages of music and dance from around the world, camping with family and friends, workshops, international food, and fine crafts under the cool, tall pines of the Sierra foothills.
Contact: www.worldfest.net

Celtic Festival
KVMR Celtic Festival offers two days of wonderful entertainment and education bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds in a magical setting of music, dance, sports, history and culture.
Contact: www.kvmr.org/celticfestival

Cornish Christmas
Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of historic downtown Grass Valley.
Contact: www.downtowngrassvalley.com

Hot Summer Nights
One of the Nevada City’s most popular gatherings, this street faire features music, food, wine, artisans, and more.
Contact: www.nevadacitychamber.com

Italian Festival
A fun-filled atmosphere and to make the festival a traditional gathering spot for thousands to return each year.
Contact: www.nevadacountyitalianfestival.com

Nevada City Film Festival
This festival showcases independent films from around the world in a variety of genres at four historical locations in Grass Valley and Nevada City.
Contact: www.nevadacityfilmfestival.com

Sierra Arts Festival
Enjoy the ambience of beautiful historic downtown Grass Valley California at this annual street faire featuring fine art and crafts by California artists whose diverse talents make this occasion a cultural destination.
Contact: www.downtowngrassvalley.com

Sierra Storytelling Festival
Tellers and special guests will regale you with memories both poignant and hilarious–stories from African, Asian, Jewish, and Native American traditions as well as heart-warming folk tales.
Contact: (530) 265-2826, www.sierrastorytellingfestival.org

Trails and Vistas
Trails and Vistas fuses art and nature.
Contact: (530) 563-6557, www.www.trailsandvistas.org

Victorian Christmas
The old-fashioned celebration held each year in this colorful California Gold Rush town, evokes holiday memories of an earlier era.
Contact: www.nevadacitychamber.com

Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival
Celebrates the natural and wild world through environmental and adventure films.
Contact: www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org