Under the Gas Lamps and String Lights of Historic Nevada City …
A Uniquely Authentic, Picturesque, Small-Town Christmas Celebration!
The 40th Victorian Christmas celebration, featuring the jubilant return of The Walking Christmas Tree, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, choirs, wandering minstrels, jugglers, Scottish Highland dancers, cloggers, brass bands, magicians, raconteurs, horn and accordion players, costumed characters – including Father Christmas, and Cecil Snow roasting chestnuts on an open fire – and over 100 vendors of jewelry, candles, pottery, dolls, perfume, exotic glass skulls, and more … all crowding the narrow streets of Historic Downtown Nevada City, aglow with over 1,000 string lights and smelling faintly of sizzling meats, sweet and savory pies, and fresh-cut pine boughs!
Wednesday, December 20th, from 5-9pm
WHERE: Historic Downtown Nevada City, CA
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Location of the Hallmark Channel movie, The Christmas Card
61 miles from Sacramento, CA
84 miles from Reno, NV
147 miles from San Francisco, CA
WHO: Sponsored by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, 89.5 KVMR, and Waste Management.
WHY: The holidays may be the best time to visit Nevada City – a quaint, scenic, historic, and sometimes quirky town of just over 3,000 people in the Sierra foothills. Many of the town’s residents are descendants of Gold Rush immigrants who arrived in Nevada City from Cornwall, bringing with them the tradition of lively street celebrations from Victorian England.
For more information, visit: nevadacitychamber.com