Mardi Gras Parade & Street Faire

February 16, 2020

The 28th anniversary of Nevada City’s annual Mardi Gras Celebration is set to happen on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The annual event, hosted by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, features a colorful & festive parade & street faire throughout the streets of historic downtown Nevada City.

The Street Faire on N. Pine & Commercial Streets will be open from 11am-4pm. Beads, masks, and Mardi Gras shirts will be available for sale, along with a wide array of vendors selling food, drinks, crafts & more! Mardi Gras Craft Vendor Application 2020

Spectators will crowd the streets to enjoy the floats & revelers at the 28th annual Mardi Gras Parade, 2pm on Broad Street, Nevada City. Everyone is encouraged to attend in festive Mardi Gras attire. 2020 Mardi Gras Parade Entry

Every Year the Mardi Gras Planning Committee chooses 4 individuals that have impacted our community positively to serve as the Mardi Gras King & Queen and the Grand Duke & Grand Duchess. The committee also honors a Grand Marshal, who leads the parade in a horse-drawn carriage.

View the 2018 Mardi Gras Parade


Sponsors for the Nevada City Mardi Gras, Thank you!!