2017 Draft Horse Classic, September 21 - 24, Grass Valley, CADraft Horse Classic Home

Sept. 21 – 24, 2017

Tickets on sale now. Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2017 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.

Enter an Exhibit in the Harvest Fair
How about entering an exhibit in the Harvest Fair at the Draft Horse Classic? Here’s your chance to join other garden enthusiasts, bakers, and crafters to showcase your talents and creativity!  It’s easy to enter, and there is no charge. As an added bonus, all Harvest Fair exhibitors will receive two complimentary tickets to the Friday, September 22 performance of the Draft Horse Classic!  The deadline for entries is 4pm on Friday, 9/15.

2017 Draft Horse Performance Tickets:

Draft Horse Classic tickets are on sale now. (Draft Horse Classic performance tickets are also available at the Arena Box Office during all four days of the Classic.)

Evening and Late Afternoon Performances:
Reserved seating: $19; General admission: $16

Morning Performances:
Reserved seating: $15; General admission: $12

Children’s Tickets (12 & under)
Reserved seating: $13; General admission: $10

Season Pass
$85

Parking: $6 (daily); $15 (event pass)

*Performance tickets purchased after 5 pm on Wednesday, September 20, are an additional $4 per ticket.


New Vendor Applications

Would you like to be a vendor at the Draft Horse Classic?  We love our vendors, and we always welcome new vendors!

Draft Horse Classic, September 21-24 – New Vendor Application


At a Glance

Dates: September 21 – 24, 2017
Location: 11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-6217
(39.20770, -121.0766) Google Maps

Pets

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.


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.