Nevada City Soapbox Derby June 22


EUREKA! Grab your share of the fun! There’s gold in them thar hills! In 1849, that’s what sent folks to the Sierra Nevada foothills in droves. This Saturday, June 22nd, it’s not gold…it’s the Nevada City Soapbox Derby that will attract several thousand people to the rolling hills of this otherwise quaint, foothills community, located […]

Nevada City Soapbox Derby 2017


September 23, 2017 – Noon to 6 p.m. Mission Our mission is to provide a fun event for the entire community that is family friendly and enjoyable for all ages. Our primary goal is to have fun! The race is also a benefit for Pioneer Park improvement projects. We raise money through donations, race sponsorships, […]

$10,000 Raised for Pioneer Park


AJA Video Systems sponsors the Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby, a Benefit for Pioneer Park In a time when many parks are losing funding, Nevada City’s Pioneer Park will benefit from money raised by the 2nd Annual Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby. Funds raised have already doubled, thanks to a $10,000 sponsorship from AJA Video […]

Nevada City Soapbox Derby Jun 21


Nevada City Soapbox Derby Saturday, June 21, 2014 Starts at 12 pm Why a soapbox derby? Our community is filled with hills, and amazingly talented individuals. A soapbox derby is a fun event that is GREEN! It is a GRAVITY POWERED event, fueled only by the creativity and imagination of the participants! Our mission is […]

Adult Soap Box Derby June 16


The 2nd annual Nevada City Adult Soap Box Derby races into town Saturday, June 16th, just in time for Father’s Day weekend. 42 teams of three or more people, racing everything from sleek aerodynamic speed cars to amazing works of art on wheels, will take to the 1/2 mile course down Nimrod Street near Pioneer […]

Jan 29th Registration for Soapbox Derby


Nevada City Soapbox Derby Registration Date: January 29th, 2012 Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm. First drawing at 4:00pm sharp. Place: Matteo’s Public, 300 Commercial Street, Nevada City, CA 95959 Cost: $200 (cash or check, payable to NC Chamber) Deposit: $50 (non-refundable if selected, remainder due within 2 weeks) Required: Contact name, Phone, and email address and Deposit. Details: […]

Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby Jun 13


The 5th annual Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby will be held on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at Pioneer Park. Entered in either the Art or Speed category, teams will compete in head to head racing…or generally crazy feats of gravity powered fun! According to Rich Bodine, Chief Instigator for the race, “Art teams tend to […]

There’s Always Something Going on in Nevada City!


Nevada City is a lively little town. Throughout the year you'll always find something interesting going on in town. There are two film festivals that take place in downtown Nevada City. Summer is full of events from a world-class cycling event, to a quirky soapbox derby, and a summer street festival. Don't miss Victorian Christmas where downtown Nevada City is transformed into a Christmas of the past.

Wheyward Creamery Offers Soapmaking Class in November


Wheyward Girl Creamery is Offering a New Class Just in Time for the Holidays! Tuesday, November 1st 1:00 – 3:00 PM What do you do with extra goat’s milk…make soap!  Great holiday gifts. Includes all materials, a snack and you leave with a beautiful wooden mold.  You should end up with 5 bars of handcrafted […]

Ribbon Cutting at Nevada City Box Office


The Nevada City Box Office at the Miners Foundry had their official Chamber Ribbon Cutting ceremony Thursday, April 26th.  Many familiar faces were in attendance to celebrate! The Nevada City Box Office was established in 2011 to serve the ticketing needs for a variety of venues in the Nevada City and Grass Valley areas.  Tickets […]

Nevada City Events


Nevada City Calendar of Events All Year If you’re visiting Nevada City be sure to check our Calendar of Events for live music, theatre productions, festivals, and more. Nevada City Calendar of Events clear Wild and Scenic Film Festival January 11 – 15, 2018 Join filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators and well-known world adventurers […]
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Want to meet new people? Looking to be more involved with your community? Do you enjoy participating in Nevada City’s fun events? Volunteering with the Nevada City Chamber may be just what you are l0oking for! The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce is always looking for volunteers. This is a great opportunity to network with […]
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Don’t Miss This Weekend!


Adult Soap Box Derby – Pioneer Park – 10am-4pm – June 18th Our mission is to provide a fun event for the entire community that is family friendly and enjoyable for all ages. Our primary goal is to have fun! Our secondary goal is to raise money to benefit improvements at Pioneer Park. The objective […]

New Hydration Station in Robinson Plaza


Rich Bodine, Founder of the Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby, demonstrates for his son, Ryan, the new hydration station which was recently installed in Robinson Plaza in downtown Nevada City. The hydration station includes both a drinking fountain and a water bottle filling station. The hydration station was a donation to the City from the […]

Event Barricade Fundraiser


Safety is always a first priority when planning chamber events. This is particularly true for the parades, and, of course, the Soap Box Derby. That is why we place barricades along the streets during these events. The problem is, we don’t have enough barricades to completely line the event route. The Soap Box Derby committee […]

Last Chance for Barricade Fundraiser


Safety is always a first priority when planning Chamber events. This is particularly true for the parades, the Bicycle Race, and, of course, the Soap Box Derby. That is why we place barricades along the streets during these events. The problem is, we don’t have enough barricades to completely line the event route. The Soap […]

16th Annual Student Choreography Showcase


Nevada Union High School’s Theatrical Dance Academy presents the 16th annual Student Choreography Showcase on Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 24th at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. at the Don Baggett Theatre, located at 11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley. This year’s Showcase includes the theme “Making Connections,” dances […]

The Lovers Ball Feb 14


KNOW & GO WHAT: The Lovers Ball with The Fall Risk and Achilles Wheel WHEN:  Friday, February 14, Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm WHERE:  Miners Foundry Cultural Center, 401 Spring Street, Nevada City TICKETS:  Tickets are $20.00 Advance and $25.00 at the Door. Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry, […]

See’s Candy Available at Chamber for Holidays!


The Chamber has See’s Candy available! We have 1 lb boxes of chocolates in Assorted, Nuts & Chews, Soft centers, Milk chocolate, and Dark chocolate, as well as boxes of Peanut Brittle, Molasses Chips and cans of Toffee-ettes.  We also carry a variety of See’s candy bars and suckers year round. See’s Candy sales are […]

Bierwagen’s Farm Annual Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Festival


Enjoy a local harvest festival at Bierwagen's Farm in Chicago Park. Find the perfect pumpkin for Halloween. Many pumpkins are still attached to the vine for a full pumpkin-picking experience. Bierwagen's Farm presses cider once a week and it is available for the month of October. There's a Children’s Play Area with straw-bale horses, the corn (think sand) box, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin ring toss and more.