Nevada County Fairgrounds

Suggest a Slogan for the 2017 Nevada County Fair

Lakes, rivers, oceans and beaches – the 2017 Fair theme is all about water and fun! Now we need a slogan to go with the theme!

Do you have a catchy or fun “water” slogan that you think would be perfect for the 2017 Nevada County Fair? Send it in, and you could win a 2017 Fair Package.

Draft Horse Classic Results

2016 Draft Horse Classic Results

Country Christmas Faire

Country Christmas FaireThe 2016 Country Christmas Faire is November 25 – 27.

The Coloring Contest is now open!

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.

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, and dozens of other unique gifts.

Enter the 2016 Gingerbread House Competition

Interested in entering a Gingerbread House in the Gingerbread House Competition at the Country Christmas Faire? Entry forms and a complete set of rules for the 2016 contest are now available:

pdf 2016 Gingerbread House Competition Entry Form

Fair Exhibit Winners

The 2016 Nevada County Fair had more than 7,400 exhibit entries. Wow! What a talented community! Below is a list of livestock and still exhibit winners by category.

  Livestock Winners

  Still Exhibit Winners

  Director’s Award Winners

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

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.