Nevada County Fairgrounds

2017 Draft Horse Classic, September 21 - 24Draft Horse Classic Tickets

Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2017 Draft Horse Classic, September 21 – 24. The Classic is the premier Draft Horse show in the western United States, and features six majestic performances, along with non-stop entertainment in between classes. Draft Horse Classic Tickets are on sale now. Tickets are also available at the Arena Box Office during all four days of the Classic.

Musical Entertainment

As part of the Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, enjoy free musical entertainment at the Western Music Fest at the Fairgrounds. Music will be featured beginning at 11 am on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. On Friday from 4:30 – 6 pm, don’t miss James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash; and on Saturday from 4 – 6 pm, Left of Centre and the Country Artists Tribute to Jason Aldean takes the stage. All music at the Western Music Fest is free, so stop by the Fairgrounds, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy the music at the Pine Tree Stage.


2017 Fair Exhibit Winners

The 2017 Nevada County Fair had more than 7,100 exhibit entries. Below is a list of livestock and still exhibit winners by category.

 Livestock Winners

 Still Exhibit Winners

 Director’s Award Winners

 


Become a Fairgrounds Foundation Member

Application Form

2017 Membership Packages

Become a Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation member today! A variety of membership packages are available, and many can be tailored to create the Fair or Draft Horse Classic package of your choice. Each membership gives you “credits” and these credits can be used towards the purchase of tickets of your choice, including carnival wristbands, parking, additional admission tickets, arena performances, or Draft Horse Classic tickets.

Become a member today! It’s easy, it’s tailored for you – and you’re supporting your community Fairgrounds while attending some pretty awesome events!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you to the many sponsors who support our community Fairgrounds’ events! Truly, your partnership makes a difference!

Interested in year-round sponsorship, or sponsoring one of our popular community events? There are a multitude of opportunities available! Visit our Sponsorship Page.



Nevada County Fair:
Voted “Nevada County’s Best Event”
15 Years in a Row!


As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the grounds during Fairgrounds-Sponsored Events, except for those canines entered in Fair competitions or assisting a disabled visitor or participant.