A colorful parade through historic downtown Nevada City and the Sierra foothills’ largest aerial fireworks display top the 2014 Fourth of July Celebration in Nevada County.
The parade will be Friday, July 4th at 11am which will include approx. 75 entries. The festive parade comes down Broad Street in Nevada City. Parade-goers are advised to bring lawn chairs and arrive early to find a good vantage point.
The Nevada County Concert Band performs a curbside pre-parade concert an hour prior to the parade, and continues to provide intermittent music throughout the parade.
Touchdown Productions will be broadcasting “Live” the parade locally and internationally on NCTV Channel 11 and NCTV So. County Channel 16 as well as nevadacountytv.org.
Following the parade is a traditional family celebration under the pines at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Live music and entertainment, food and refreshments are offered. The fireworks spectacular blasts off at 9:30 p.m.
Fairgrounds gates open at 3 p.m. and entertainment begins at 4 p.m. Admission rates: Adults $10 advance/$15 gate; Children 12 and under Free; Military Free with ID.
No alcohol, glass, pets, barbecues or personal fireworks may be brought onto the fairgrounds.
For information, call GV Chamber (530) 273-4667, (800) 655-4667 or NC Chamber (530) 265-2692, (800) 655-6569.