Year 'Round Fun!


Nevada County Fairgrounds

July 3 and 4 Activities

Looking for something fun to do during the July 3 and 4? Check out the fun activities happening right here in Nevada County – Music in the Mountains “Happy Birthday, USA!” on July 3, a parade in downtown Grass Valley on July 4, and fireworks at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Saturday night. Additional details are available here.


Summer Reading Program

The Nevada County Fair is partnering with the Nevada County libraries for its Summer Reading Program. Through this program, children will be reading books and creating a project that will be on display at the Fair. Additionally, children who complete the program will receive two free carnival rides at this year’s Fair. Visit the Nevada County library’s website for details. Happy reading!

Fair Tickets2015 Fair Poster

Join us at the 2015 Nevada County Fair, August 12 – 16, where we have five days of excitement and fun planned for Fair-goers of all ages. The Nevada County Fair is the perfect opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, delicious food, carnival rides, animals, and exhibits in a community-friendly environment and at affordable family prices! Tickets on Sale now!

Enter an Exhibit in the Fair

Draft Horse Classic PoserDraft Horse Classic Tickets

Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2015 Draft Horse Classic, September 24 – 27. The Classic features six majestic performances, along with non-stop entertainment in between classes.  Tickets on sale now.



Foundation Membership

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, Draft Horse Classic tickets, or Foundation merchandise.

  2015 Membership Application

Vendor Opportunities

See our Applications Page for Vendor applications.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you to the many sponsors who support our community Fairgrounds’ events! Truly, your partnership makes a difference!

Interested in sponsoring one of our popular community events in 2015? There are a multitude of opportunities available! Check out some of the opportunities below, or visit our Sponsorship Page for a complete list of opportunities.

Nevada County Fair

pdf 2015 Nevada County Fair Sponsorship Opportunities

Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair

pdf 2015 Draft Horse Classic Partnership Opportunities

Country Christmas Faire

pdf 2015 Country Christmas Faire Sponsorship Opportunities

2015 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!



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

As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the grounds during Fairgrounds Events.


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Mailing Address:
P.O. BOX 2687
(530) 273-6217

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