General Information

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

Hours of the Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair

Thursday: 11 am until end of last performance
Friday: 11 am until end of last performance
Saturday: 10 am until end of last performance (Eliminations begin at 7 am)
Sunday: 10 am until end of last performance

2017 Draft Horse Performance Tickets:

Draft Horse Classic tickets are on sale here May 1, 2017. (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.

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.

Souvenir Booth Hours

Located in the Main Street Center
Thursday and Friday: 11 am to 10 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 10 pm
Sunday: 9 am to 8 pm

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.

Main Office

The Fairgrounds Office is located across from the Main Street Center, at Gate 1.

Restrooms

Located inside the Main Street Center, the Arena, on Treat Street near the Horse Office (Log Cabin), and on the Gold Path.

ATM Machines

Located at Main Street Center – Gate 1, and outside the Sugar Pine Lodge on the Pine Tree Stage side of the building.

Designated Smoking Areas

If you desire to smoke, please visit one of our designated smoking areas located immediately outside Gates 3 and 5.

Pay Phone

A telephone is located in front of the Main Street Center (Gate 1).

Charging Stations

Phone charging stations are available in front of the Main Street Center (Gate 1), and next to the Pine Tree Stage near Treat Street

Lost & Found

Please check with the Fairgrounds Office at Gate 1.

First Aid

Professional medical personnel are on the grounds during the Draft Horse Classic.  First aid personnel are located at the Watt Park Frosty Booth across from the Pine Tree Stage. Ask any staff member for assistance in contacting first aid personnel.


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.