Mardi Gras Weekend Festivities
Saturday, Feb 13 – Mardi Gras Costume Ball from 8pm to midnight, featuring The Holcomb Brothers band playing in historic Miners Foundry at 325 Spring Street. Food will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Chamber office or you can purchase tickets at the door if still available. 21 and over only.
Tickets $12 advance/$15 door. Advance tickets are recommended and may be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce office at 132 Main Street in Nevada City. Call (530) 265-2692 or (800) 655-NJOY (6569).
Sunday, Feb 14 – Mardi Gras Street Faire will be held on North Pine Street, in Historic Downtown Nevada City, from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be food, drink, crafts, and clothing.
The Mardi Gras Parade begins at 2 p.m. Sunday and moves down Broad Street through the center of town. It is a rain or shine event. Merry spectators of all ages line the parade route while gaily masked societies parade through the historic district handing out beads, toys, trinkets, bangles and more. Everyone is encouraged to attend in festive Mardi Gras attire.
And join us for a festive after-the-parade Carnevale for the whole family at the Miners Foundry from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.! Hot dogs, ice cream & desserts, soft drinks & specialty coffees. Also featuring a full bar for the adults serving Hurricanes, plus a special Bloody Mary bar. Delight in music, drummers, belly dancers, a bounce house, and more! Tickets at the door only. $5 Admission. Kids 12 & under FREE!