Nevada City Victorian Christmas 2013
Wednesdays, December 4th, 11th & 18th from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Sundays, December 15th and 22nd from 1:30 – 6pm
The enticing aromas of roasted chestnuts and hearty holiday foods fill the air, along with cries of street vendors hawking their wares and lamp-lit streets filled to overflowing with authentic Christmas treasures. It’s the 35th one & only Victorian Christmas-full of new shows, sights, sounds and attractions.
Welcome the holiday season in style in historic Nevada City, a quaint, Gold Rush town nestled in the foothills of the snow-capped Sierra where each year the town’s picturesque downtown transforms into a genuine Christmas card come to life. It’s a magical setting of hilly streets outlined with twinkling white lights and authentic gaslamps, wandering minstrels and carolers dressed in Victorian attire, and a myriad of visitors sharing holiday cheer and good tidings.
This annual, family tradition takes place three Wednesday evenings and two Sunday afternoons in December and features holiday activities for all ages: carriage rides, live entertainment, savory yuletide treats and libations, and of course, Father Christmas!
There is oh so much to see, hear, feast upon and experience at Victorian Christmas. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice…we look forward to welcoming the best of the holiday Season with you and yours!
Victorian Christmas Parking
Parking can be difficult in Nevada City during Victorian Christmas. Broad and Commercial Streets are closed to through traffic. The Police Dept have asked us to let you know that parking is not allowed on “On Ramps” or “Off Ramps” of Hwys 49 and 20. Cars parked on the ramps will be ticketed and may be towed.
Take the Shuttle
Drop your group off in town and then park your car and catch the Shuttle from the Nevada County Government Center, 950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City CA 95959.
- Shuttle costs $5 for adults and children 15 and over. Children under 15 ride free.
- Return journeys are free for all.
- Shuttle hours are 4:30-9:30 pm Wednesdays and noon-6:30pm Sundays.
There are a few tour bus spaces available on the Broad Street Overpass -first come first served. Please call the Nevada City Police Dept. at 530-265-4700 to discuss parking your bus on the overpass.
For information, contact the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce at (530) 265-2692 or toll-free (800) 655-NJOY.
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