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Mardi Gras ~ March 1 & 2, 2014

Mardi Gras MaskCelebrate Mardi Gras the Nevada City way with a full weekend of fun.  Weekend activities open Saturday night with the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball on March 1, 2014 at the Miners Foundry.  Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and the evening features a live band and Cajun food will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Chamber Office for $12.00 or at the door for $15.00.  The Masquerade Ball is ages 21 and over only.

Mardi Gras ParadeOn Sunday, March 2, 2014 the Mardi Gras Street Faire will be held on North Pine Street in historic downtown Nevada City from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  There will be food, drink, crafts, and clothing.  The Mardi Gras Parade begins at 2:00 p.m. and moves down Broad Street through the center of town.  The Street Faire and Parade are rain or shine events.  Merry spectators of all ages line the parade route while gaily masked societies promenade through the historic district handing out beads, toys, trinkets, bangles, and more.  Festive Mardi Gras attire is encouraged.

 

 

Mardi Gras KidsA festive Carnevale for the whole family will take place after the parade.  Carnevale will be held at the Miners Foundry from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Enjoy New Orleans style food, hot dogs, ice cream, desserts, soft drinks, and specialty coffees.  A full bar offering Hurricanes and Bloody Marys will be available for adults.  Delight in Cajun music, Izzy the Juggler, drummers, belly dancers, a bounce house, and more.  Tickets are $5.00 at the door for adults.  Kids are Free.

 

For more information, contact the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce at (530) 265-2692.

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce

Akim Aginksy

Akim Aginksy

 

The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.  

The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce.

Miners Foundry

Mardi Gras Carnevale! ~ Sunday, February 10, 2013 ~ 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ~ $5.00 for Adults / Kids Free


Highlights of the 2012 Mardi Gras Parade

Nevada City’s Mardi Gras weekend continues on Sunday with the Street Faire from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on North Pine Street, plus the Annual Parade down Broad Street at 2:00 p.m.  Following the parade, stop by the Foundry for a festive after-parade Carinvale for the whole family from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Delight in New Orleans style food, hot dogs, ice cream, desserts, soft drinks, & specialty coffees.  Adults may enjoy a no host full bar featuring Hurricanes and Bloody Marys.  Enjoy entertainment including Cajun music, Izzy the Juggler, drummers, belly dancers, Air Align Cirqe style performances, plus a bounce house!

Tickets are available online, by phone (530) 265-6462, or in person at Nevada City Box Office, and at the door.  Tickets are $5.00 for adults, children 12 and under free.

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Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball ~ Saturday, February 9, 2013 ~ 8:00 p.m. – Midnight ~ $12.00 Advance / $15.00 at the Door


Holcomb Brothers Band ~ “Folsom Prison Blues”

Mardi Gras weekend activities in Nevada City begin Saturday, February 9, 2013 with a Masquerade Ball, presented by the Chamber of Commerce.  This sell out event will feature live music by the Holcomb Brothers Band, a no host bar, and Cajun food available for purchase.

 

Mardi Gras costumes are encouraged, but not required.  Beads, masks, and T-shirts will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Doors open at 8:00 p.m., and the party goes until midnight!  Tickets are $12.00 in Advance and $15.00 at the Door.  Tickets are available online, by phone or in person at the Nevada City Box Office (530) 265-5462, Briar Patch Co-Op, or at the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, 132 Main Street, Nevada City.  This event is for revelers age 21 or older.

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