Nevada County Fairgrounds

Suggest a Slogan for the 2018 Nevada County Fair

Do you have a catchy or fun “orchard” slogan that you think would be perfect for the 2018 Nevada County Fair? Send it in, and you could win a 2018 Fair Package.


2017 Draft Horse Classic Winners

Awards for the 2017 Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair have been announced. Glenn Lewis from Springfield, MO, judged the draft horse competitions and the halter show.


Country Christmas FaireCountry Christmas Faire
November 24, 25 & 26

Rated as one of the top handcrafted shows in Northern California, the Country Christmas Faire features unique gifts and crafts from top artisans from across the state.

Admission is $5, parking is free. Directions

Exhibit buildings will be filled during the Thanksgiving weekend, giving shoppers a chance to start their holiday shopping with quality hand-made holiday items, ornaments, jewelry, wooden crafts, soaps and lotions, hand-woven baskets, stained glass, candles, beadwork, nuts and candies, handmade hats, wine barrel furniture, and dozens of other unique gifts.


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.