Nevada County Fairgrounds

Draft Horse Classic Tickets

Draft Horse Classic Tickets are on sale now.


Job Fair for Fair Season Jobs

The Nevada County Fairgrounds will host a Job Fair to fulfill its hiring needs for this year’s Fair season on Thursday, June 2, from 3 – 6 pm at Ponderosa Hall, located at Gate 2, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. A list of jobs available is listed below, and applications will be available at the Job Fair. If you are interested in working at the Fairgrounds during the 2016 season, plan to attend the Job Fair.

Part Time Employment Job Descriptions


Fairgrounds Closed to Pedestrians May 23 – 31

In preparation for the Strawberry Music Festival, May 26 – 29, the Nevada County Fairgrounds will be closed to pedestrians – walkers and bicyclists – beginning Monday, May 23. The Fairgrounds will re-open its gates to walkers and bicyclists as usual on Tuesday, May 31. This closure does not affect the Main Office, which is open during its normal business hours. The RV Park at the Fairgrounds will also be closed to the public from May 23 – 30.  If you’d like to attend the Strawberry Music Festival, visit here or call (209) 984-8630.


Support the Fairgrounds Foundation

Looking for New Year’s fun? How about a Fairgrounds Foundation membership, which includes tickets to the annual Fair and Draft Horse Classic? Or, how about tickets to the 2016 Cioppino Feed at the Fairgrounds? Both are on sale now. Give yourself tickets to some of Nevada County’s most popular events, all while supporting one of our community’s most valuable resources – the Nevada County Fairgrounds!

  2016 Membership Application

Cioppino Feed Form


2016 Music Festivals at the Fairgrounds

We’ve got world-class music festivals and entertainment at the Nevada County Fairgrounds! Check out the schedule below:

All wonderful! All unique!


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”
14 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.