Nevada County Fairgrounds

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.

(530) 273-6217
(39.20770, -121.0766) Google Maps
Maps and Directions to the Fairgrounds

General Information: hours, prices, parking, & pets 

Draft Horse Performance Schedule

Musical Entertainment Performance Schedule

(Harvest Fair entries are now closed.)


Fair Awards

Congratulations to all our Fair exhibitors.  The 2018 Nevada County Fair had more than 7,500 exhibit entries. Wow! What a talented community! Below is a list award winners by category.

 Livestock Winners

 Still Exhibit Winners

 Director’s Award Winners

 People’s Choice




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


Except for service dogs, no dogs or other pets are allowed on the grounds during events. Pets providing emotional support, well-being, comfort or companionship are not recognized as service animals under ADA regulations and are not permitted.