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2015 Festival Schedules COMING SOON!



Friend of the Yuba Pass
Includes entry to all regularly scheduled film and workshop sessions in Nevada City and Grass Valley, plus reserved seating at film sessions.  Also includes admission to the Wild & Scenic Gala.

Basic Festival Pass
SYRCL Members*

Youth Pass 17 and under

A separate ticket must be purchased for the Gala, Saturday late-night event, Saturday morning kid films, Saturday Art & Wine Strolls, and Sunday night award winners.

*New & renewing members must join SYRCL for $50 or more to enjoy the member discount. Benefits of membership include discount on Weekend Passes, discounts to other SYRCL events, plus unlimited free Festival Film Rentals. Call (530) 265-5961 to check your membership status.


Friday evening:
Includes entry to your choice of Friday evening venues and opening music at each venue.

Saturday morning and afternoon:
Includes entry into your choice of film venues & workshops Saturday 9am-5pm.   All pass-holders must buy a separate ticket for Saturday Morning Kid Films.

Saturday Evening:
Includes entry into your choice of film venues Saturday evening.

Sunday morning and afternoon:
Includes entry into your choice of film venues Sunday day. Separate tickets are required for the Sunday night award winning films shown at the Nevada Theatre.


Thursday evening:
This is one-venue only and seating is limited to 400. Please arrive early; doors open 30 minutes before the show.

Friday evening:
Includes entry to Friday evening film session at The Center for the Arts.

Saturday evening:
Includes entry to Saturday evening film session at The Center for the Arts.

PLEASE NOTE: Your festival ticket or pass guarantees you a seat at one of the film venues during any session, BUT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE a seat in the theater of your choice. We highly recommend that if you would like to see a particular film, please plan on arriving early at the theater where it’s showing, before the start of that session of films.


Saturday Morning Kid Films:
Entry into special Saturday morning kids’ program at the Del Oro in Grass Valley.

Nevada City Art & Wine Stroll:
Entry into dozens of venues hosting art displays and tasting of local wines, in downtown Nevada City from 4:30-6:30pm Saturday during film break.

Wild & Scenic Gala
Includes wine, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, and visiting with the festival’s special guests on Saturday from 10 pm-midnight at the Nevada City Winery. Don’t miss this unforgettable event!

Saturday Late Night Dance Party
Get your groove on while listening to live music. Location and artists TBA.

Sunday Night Award Winners
In collaboration with the Nevada Theatre Film Series, a selection of 2014 award winning films will be shown. Begins at 7:30pm at the Nevada Theatre.

Click here for more information on any of the Special Events! 


Online ticket purchases can be mailed, picked up at the SYRCL office or picked up at Will Call the weekend of the Festival (hours below).


Questions about tickets?  Email or call  (530) 265-5961 ext. 212.

SYRCL’S offices will be closed Festival Weekend from Friday – Sunday. Staff will not be answering the phone or emails.

During the Film Festival weekend, visit Festival Headquarters for all ticket questions.