Grounds Closed to Pedestrians May 21 – 28 (Strawberry Music Festival)

In preparation for the Strawberry Music Festival, May 24 – 27, the Nevada County Fairgrounds will be closed to pedestrians – walkers and bicyclists – beginning Monday, May 21. The Fairgrounds will re-open its gates to walkers and bicyclists as usual on Tuesday, May 29. This closure does not affect the Main Office, which is open during its normal business hours. If you are interested in attending the Strawberry Music Festival, please visit

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Draft Horse Classic Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets are on sale now for the Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 21 – 23, at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. Tickets are available here

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Old West Antique Show (Friday and Saturday)

Today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday) at the Fairgrounds, it’s the Grass Valley Old West Antique Show from 10 am – 5 pm on Friday and from 9 am – 3 pm on Saturday. Visitors to the show will discover one of the richest collections of antiques and artifacts that define the experience of the American West, and will have the opportunity to view and purchase world class merchandise from a legendary list of dealers in all collecting categories.


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A Day at the Nevada County Fairgrounds

Lots of grass to be mowed, gardens to be tended and pine needles to be raked. The smell of fresh cut grass and the beautiful grounds remind us that spring is here and our busiest season is beginning.



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Saturday and Sunday: The Union’s Spring Home, Garden, and Lifestyle Show

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about visiting The Union‘s Spring Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show at the Fairgrounds? This show is Nevada County’s largest and only Home Expo and features more than 200 vendors with thousands of ideas for your home and garden, a food court with lots of local food and beverage choices, free demonstrations, and musical entertainment on Pine Tree Stage. The event is from 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, and admission is free ($6 for parking). Stop on by!

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Saturday (April 21): Trout Derby at the Fairgrounds

Preparing for Saturday’s (April 21) Trout Derby at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. About 2,000 Rainbow Trout are being stocked in the pond by the CA Fish and Game and the Grass Valley Sportsmen’s Club. Thank you to the Grass Valley Sportsmen for preparing and hosting this fun kids event on Saturday at Lions Lake. Sign-in begins at 7 am; fishing begins at 8 am.  For information, visit here


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