Looking for something fun to do on July 3 and 4? Check out the fun activities happening right here in Nevada County – Music in the Mountains “Patriotic Pops” on July 3, a parade in downtown Grass Valley on July 4, and fireworks at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Wednesday night.
Music in the Mountains: Happening on July 3, Music in the Mountains will end their popular SummerFest Concert Series with an outdoor concert, Patriotic Pops! Pack the family picnic basket and wave the flag. It’s a celebration under the stars! Visit www.musicinthemountains.org for tickets and additional information.
Fourth of July Celebration Parade: This year’s parade takes place in historic downtown Nevada City. The parade begins at 11 am, and will include approximately 75 entries. The festive parade makes its way down Broad Street in downtown Nevada City.
Fireworks: Following the parade is a traditional family celebration under the pines at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Live music and entertainment, craft fair, bounce houses, face painters , balloons, food and refreshments are offered. Fairgrounds gates open at 3 pm, entertainment begins at 4 pm, and the fireworks spectacular blasts off at 9:30 p.m.
The Nevada County Fourth of July celebration is co-sponsored by Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, the Grass Valley Downtown Association, and the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce. Tickets in advance are $10, at the gate $15. For information, visit here.