Visit the Foothills Event Center

For a Good Cause

For an Eclectic Theme Dinner

For a Great Get Together

...Or Just to Have Some Fun!

We are open for Private Tours! Contact us today to schedule a tour of our lovely venue.

Come Paint Yuba River

come paint with us the Yuba river acrylic class Grass Valley Ca
Tuesday, June 22: Come paint with us as we capture the beauty of Nevada County's beloved river.


Events of Unparalleled Elegance Providing the Experience You Deserve

The Foothills Event Center offers elegant gathering spaces, along with a wide array of specialized services and onsite rentals to create a memorable event for your guests. Our experienced staff is eager to work closely with you to ensure your vision is brought to life for the perfect celebration, right down to the fine details. Learn more about how our venue and event planning services can work within your group size and budget by requesting more information here or by calling or texting 530-271-1000


I recently had my wedding reception at the Foothills Event Center and would definitely recommend it! Abby was so great to work with and the venue was beautiful. A great spot for Grass Valley events!

Jamie J.

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Where We Are

400 Idaho Maryland Rd. Grass Valley, CA 95945

Call or Text Us Today

Tel: 1-530-271-1000 Fax: 1-530-271-1757

Your Celebration Is Our Pleasure!

The Foothills Event Center is a elegant addition to Nevada County’s natural and cultural attractions and our rich gold and mining history. For generations, families have been returning to the foothill communities of Nevada City and Grass Valley, to share and relive the serenity, beautiful skies, and mountain fresh air. Explore our site and call or text for a tour today: 530-271-1000. We look forward to hosting you!

California Nevada County events venue

Whether your event is an intimate evening, a business luncheon, or a wedding reception with live music, the Foothills Event Center can easily accommodate your needs. With plenty of on-site parking for 140 cars along with bus parking, blazing fast fiber optic internet, and an open floor plan that accommodates any size group, we are excited to share the Foothills Event Center with you. Discover the charm and historic elegance found in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, a short drive from both Sacramento and Lake Tahoe.

Seating Examples
seating for social distancing at Grass Valley's Foothills Events Nevada county concert


We recommend this seating arrangement for a concert with new social distancing applied. You have the comfort of keeping yourself safe while enjoying a live concert! Click on image to expand.



seating for social distancing at Nevada county luncheon


We recommend this seating arrangement for a luncheon with new social distancing applied. You have the comfort of keeping your guests safe while enjoying time together. Click on image to expand.


Nevada county seating for social distancing


We recommend this seating arrangement for a corporate event or dinner concert/live performance with new social distancing applied. Spend time together using this physical distancing option. Click on image to expand.