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.

Harvest Fair Exhibit Entries are open. How about entering an exhibit in the Harvest Fair at the Draft Horse Classic? Here’s your chance to join other garden enthusiasts, bakers, and crafters to showcase your talents and creativity! It’s easy to enter, and there is no charge. As an added bonus, all Harvest Fair exhibitors will receive two complimentary tickets to the Friday, September 22 performance of the Draft Horse Classic!


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.



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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.