Nevada County Fairgrounds

2018 Nevada County Fair, August 8 - 12, Grass Valley, CA

Fair Tickets on Sale

The Nevada County Fair (August 8 – 12) is the perfect opportunity to enjoy musical entertainment, delicious Treat Street food, carnival rides and games, barns full of animals, and exhibits in a community-friendly environment and at affordable family prices!.  Tickets are on sale now.

Enter an Exhibit in the Fair

Enter an Exhibit in the Fair: If you can make it, bake it, grow it, or show it, we have a category for you. It’s easy, it’s fun, and most categories are free! The Competition Handbook includes all the information you need to enter exhibits in this year’s Fair. The book is available on-line here, at the Fair Office and at various locations around town.

Fair-Season Jobs Available

The Nevada County Fair needs cashiers, ticket monitors, parking attendants, red shirts and traffic employees for the 2018 Fair season. If interested, job descriptions and the application are available here. For questions, contact (530) 273-6217.

pdf Job Descriptions for 2018 Fair Season Jobs

pdf Employment Application for 2018 Fair Season Jobs

2018 Draft Horse Classic, September 21 - 23, Grass Valley, CA

Draft Horse Classic Tickets

Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2018 Draft Horse Classic (September 21 – 23). 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.

Summer Reading Program Partnership

The Nevada County Fair is partnering with the Nevada County libraries for its Summer Reading Program. Through this program, children read books and then create a project that will be on display at the Fair. Additionally, children who complete the program will receive coupons for two free carnival rides at this year’s Fair. Information about the Nevada County Summer Reading Program can be found here. Happy reading!

Nevada County Fair:
Voted “Nevada County’s Best Event”
16 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.