Nevada City Arts & Entertainment

A visit anytime of year will have something to offer in Nevada City Arts & Entertainment.

Live Theatre & Movies

Live theatre, movies and film festivals are found at the Nevada Theatre, Miners Foundry Cultural Center, Off Broadstreet, The Onyx Theatre, and other venues.

Live Music

Wander through the historic downtown in the evening and you’re sure to find live music playing in one of the restaurants or bars.

Film Festivals

Nevada City is home to not one, but two film festivals. The Nevada City Film Festival voted #3 in the US by USA Today features world-class independent films and gives attendees a chance to meet filmmakers from across the globe all in a truly festive environment. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is the nation’s premiere environmental and activist film fest that draws filmmakers, activists, and adventurers from around the world.

Art Galleries


Explore our downtown art galleries and studios. See paintings in process and discuss the art with the artist firsthand. You’ll find paintings, hand-turned wooden vessels, ceramics and hand-blown glass.

If you love the arts, Nevada City has something for you!

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