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September 21 – 23, 2018

2018 Draft Horse Classic, September 21 - 23, Grass Valley, CATickets on sale now.

Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2018 Draft Horse Classic. Majestic Draft Horse performances, breath-taking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up-close” – it’s all part of the Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. The Classic has grown to become the premier Draft Horse show in the western United States, and features six majestic performances, along with non-stop entertainment in between classes.

(530) 273-6217
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Maps and Directions to the Fairgrounds


New Vendor Applications

Would you like to be a vendor at the 2018 Draft Horse Classic? New vendor & concessionaire applications are being accepted now:

Draft Horse Classic, September 21-23, 2018 – New Vendor & Concessionaire Applications




Harvest Fair

In between the Draft Horse performances, the Harvest Fair is bustling with activity. The Harvest Fair is an experience that can be enjoyed by kids and adults – and admission is free! Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the barns and meet the horses, taste the delicious Treat Street goodies, or sit and enjoy the live entertainment. With so much to see and do, there’s a little something for everyone at the Harvest Fair.


As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the grounds during the Draft Horse Classic, except for those canines assisting a disabled Draft Horse Classic visitor or participant.