Fourth of July Celebration

Join us for a colorful and festive parade in historic downtown Nevada City!

Get ready to don your flags and patriotic attire – the 4th of July parade and festivities are returning this summer!

The 4th of July Parade will will run down Broad Street in downtown Nevada City on Monday, July 4, 2022, starting at 11am. The festivities begin at 10am with a street fair on North Pine featuring food and craft vendors–plus a performance by the Nevada County Concert Band on Broad Street.

The parade will include the return of the Ophir Prison Marching band—a crowd favorite–who will not only march in the parade but will also close out the festivities with an additional performance on Broad Street.

Know & Go

  • 10am – The Street Fair begins on North Pine Street
  • 10am – Nevada County Concert Band performs on Broad Street from the Alpha Building Portico
  • 11am – The parade begins
  • Approximately 12:30 – As soon as the parade ends the Ophir Prison Band will provide a 1 hour performance of Broad Street
  • 1:30pm – The Street Fair ends

Parking in downtown Nevada City is limited. We highly encourage attendees to carpool and to arrive early to ensure you can find a parking spot.

Street Parking

  • There is street parking located throughout downtown Nevada City, but it fills up quickly
  • Please pay attention to road closure signs and don’t park within the designated event area

Public Parking Lots

  • Commercial Street Lot – located at 412 Commercial Street
  • Spring Street Lot – Located at the corner of Spring Street & Pine Street behind the National Hotel
  • Nevada Street Lot – Located near the corner of Nevada Street & Boulder Street
  • Court House Parking Lot – Located near the corner of Court Street & Main Street

Other Parking Options

  • Park at Pioneer Park – A 0.5 mile walk that that takes approximately 11 minutes to arrive at the parade route
  • Fireworks Spectacular – hosted by the City of Grass Valley at the Dorsey Interchange at 9:30 pm
  • Whoop-it-Up – Dancing in the Streets Evening Festival in downtown Grass Valley on Mill Street from 5:00-9:00pm
  • City Hall – Located on upper Broad St. at 317 Broad St.
  • Commercial Street Parking Lot – located just outside the event footprint at 412 Commercial St. – Just past the Remedy Garden in the parking lot.
  • Robinson Plaza – The public restrooms are behind the tree (slightly hidden by the Pelton Wheel).
  • Port-a-Potties – Port-a-potties are located at the Broad Street Y and at the corner of Broad St. & Union Alley