Welcome to historicgrassvalley.com the official website of downtown Grass Valley, CA. The following pages will take you on a virtual tour of one of the Sierra Foothills most popular Gold Rush towns…historic downtown Grass Valley, CA. You’ll learn of Grass Valley’s unique stores, bed and breakfast inns, wine tasting rooms, art galleries, and world-class restaurants and entertainment. Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Grass Valley, is truly a postcard image. Bathed in a wondrous mix of cedar, pine and an assortment of deciduous trees that burst forth a multitude of Fall colors as the cooler temperatures arrive, this circa 1800 Gold Rush era town offers a window into the past while providing the best the present has to offer.

“The Grass Valley Downtown Association is a community partner that creates opportunities for businesses to prosper while promoting and preserving the historic aspect of our downtown”.

Event Applications

Thursday Night Market and Downtown Car Show Applications coming soon!


Cover photo by
Josh Miller