Nevada City listed as one of 10 U.S. Towns With Incredible Christmas Celebrations

10 U.S. Towns With Incredible Christmas Celebrations, names Nevada City to its list, according to the Huffington Post in their Travel section on December 4, 2015.

“Like Christmas cards sprung to life, some of America’s towns go all out for the holidays. From coast to coast, these communities go to great lengths to make the season bright by decking out their streets with twinkling lights by the thousands–or even millions. In these towns, window decorations, holiday markets, and towering Christmas trees all make for a very festive December. Here are the ten U.S. towns with incredilbe Christmas celebrations. — Zachary Laks

Nevada City Victorian Christmas

Where: Nevada City, California About an hour northeast of Sacramento, the historic and quaint Nevada City (population: 3,068) takes great pride in their annual Victorian Christmas festival. A former Gold Rush town, Nevada City now is noted for its many historic buildings, mountainous surroundings, and bygone picturesque downtown. The Christmas season in Nevada City has been described by its Chamber of Commerce as “a genuine Christmas card come to life” as the city transforms into a winter wonderland complete with twinkling white lights, authentic gas lamps, and carolers dressed in Victorian apparel. Festival attendees are encouraged to dress in period attire, complete with feathers, scarves, and top hats. Insider Tip: Make sure you stop by My Favorite Things in downtown Nevada City, where gorgeous Christmas décor and artisan local crafts fill a cozy boutique space. Plan Your Trip: Visit Fodor’s Sacramento Travel Guide

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(Source: Zachary Laks, Huffington Post; Photo: Nevada City Chamber of Commerce)