Press Releases

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Recent Press Releases

Enter An Exhibit In The Nevada County Fair

Competition Handbook now available and includes all the information needed to enter exhibits in the Fair…(more)

Job Fair June 5 for Fair 2018 Season Jobs

If you’re interested in working during the 2018 Fair season, plan to attend the Nevada County Fair Job Fair on Tuesday, June 5, from 3 – 6 pm at Main Street Center at Gate 1 at the Fairgrounds…(more)

Fairgrounds Foundation to Host Cioppino and Pasta Feed

Join the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation at its eighth annual All-You-Can-Eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed on Saturday, March 3 in Ponderosa Hall at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 pm and dinner service begins at 6 pm…(more)

Country Christmas Faire Coloring Contest

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is offering a coloring contest for children and adults as part of the annual Country Christmas Faire, November 24 – 26, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds…(more)

Country Christmas Faire

The 33rd annual Country Christmas Faire is returning to the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 24, 25 and 26.

Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley Elks Team Up For A Canned Food Drive At The Country Christmas Faire

Donate a can of food on Sunday, November 26, and receive $1 off admission…(more)

Nevada County Fairgrounds Begins Winter Hours

Nov. 3rd: Effective immediately the Nevada County Fairgrounds will return to its winter hours. This change in hours means that the Fairgrounds’ inner grounds and gates will be locked at 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and closed on weekends…(more)

Create A Gingerbread House And Win!

Now is the time for holiday bakers to think about the creation of a magical gingerbread house to enter in the 15th annual Gingerbread House Competition at the Country Christmas Faire, held November 24, 25, and 26 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley…(more)

Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation To Offer Third Season Of Speaker Series For Youth

The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation is launching its third season of the Fairgrounds Foundation Speaker Series…(more)

Nevada County Fairgrounds Begins Search For 2018 Fair Slogan

Submit the winning slogan and win a prize package to the 2018 Nevada County Fair…(more)

31st Annual Draft Horse Classic Awards Announced

Awards for the 31st annual Draft Horse Classic, held September 21 – 24 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, have been announced…(more)

Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair in Grass Valley

Grass Valley, California – Majestic Draft Horse performances, breathtaking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up close” are all part of the festivities at the 31st Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 21 – 24, at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds…(more)

Western Music Fest and Free Musical Entertainment at the Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair

Happening all four days at the Fairgrounds during the Draft Horse Classic, September 21 – 24, is the Harvest Fair at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley…(more)

Guided Barn Tours Offered At This Year’s Draft Horse Classic

Guided barn tours ($15, reservations required) are available to visitors at this year’s Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 21 – 24, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds…(more)

Enter Your Exhibits In The Harvest Fair At The Draft Horse Classic

It’s free and all exhibitors will receive free tickets to a Draft Horse Classic performance…(more)

Nevada County Fair Schedules Livestock Meeting

Nevada County Fair officials have scheduled a livestock meeting for Tuesday, September 5, to review the 2017 Fair’s livestock exhibits and to plan for the 2018 Fair…(more)

Roger Ingram Receives 2017 Blue Ribbon Award

Roger Ingram of Grass Valley has been named the 2017 Blue Ribbon Award recipient by the Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors. The award was created by Western Fairs Association (WFA), a nonprofit trade association serving the Fair industry, to recognize those who support and contribute to the quality of their local Fair…(more)

Exciting Contests And Activities Happening Each Day At The Nevada County Fair!

At the Nevada County Fair, August 9 – 13, there are exciting contests and activities happening each day of the Fair! Here are a few of the fun contests planned for this year’s Fair…(more)

Arena Events At The 2017 Nevada County Fair

This year’s Nevada County Fair features a full line up of excitement and loud, crazy fun in the arena each night. Wednesday and Thursday night features the Flying U Extreme Rodeo, Friday and Saturday night features Monster Trucks and Tuff Truck racing, and Sunday night is the return of the Destruction Derby…(more)

Karen Henderson And Jim Drew, Robin Hauck To Be Inducted Into Nevada County Fair’s Hall Of Fame

Tickets for the Nevada County Fair are on sale now. Purchase your admission, carnival tickets, and arena event tickets before the Fair begins and save money!..(more)

Nevada County Fair Tickets On Sale Now: Buy Early And Save

Brad and Alana Fowler have been named the 2017 Family of the Year by the Nevada County Fair’s Board of Directors…(more)

Fowler Family To Be Recognized As Family Of The Year At The Nevada County Fair

Brad and Alana Fowler have been named the 2017 Family of the Year by the Nevada County Fair’s Board of Directors…(more)

Local Lions Club And Nevada County Fairgrounds Team Up To Provide Free Vision Screening Services

The Foothill Lions Club, in conjunction with the Northern California Lions Sight Association, will provide free glaucoma and visual screening services for adults and children at the Nevada County Fair’s Community Involvement Day on Monday, July 31, from 1 – 6 pm at Gate 1 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds…(more)

Nevada County Fairgrounds And Community Organizations Team Up For Community Involvement Day On July 31

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is teaming up with local, nonprofit organizations – the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Nevada County 2-1-1, NEO Youth Center, Story Club, Community Beyond Violence (formerly Domestic Violence Coalition), Cinderella Project, The Karing Closet, and BloodSource – on July 31 for Community Involvement Day…(more)

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