Gold Rush Days

Gold Rush Days  June 21st 10am - 5pm in Downtown Grass Valley


Take a step back in time to the 1850's where gold was king in Grass Valley and Nevada County. People came from all over the world to mine here with the hope of hitting "the Mother lode." On June 21st & 22nd the Grass Valley Downtown Association with help from the merchants will turn Mill and Main Streets back in time. Costumed vendors, merchants, dressed windows and more! This is all FREE admission and FREE parking! We are even opening up additional parking at the permit lots! Gold pan with the Empire Mine, watch a real blacksmith at work, take an old time photo at True Grit studios and grab a real Cornish pasty and a sip of sarsaparilla! The fun starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday until 5 p.m.  Join us at 6 p.m. for an old-fashioned "hoe down" and a chuckwagon BBQ.


Then  join us on Sunday Morning for "Cowboy Church at 9 a.m. followed by a Friends of Hospice pancake breakfast (proceeds to benefit Hospice of the Foothills) for only $5  Continue with the festivities all day Sunday until 5P.M. We have lots in store for ya! So "mosey on over"