The Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California, is an ideal place for your wedding and reception. Indoor and outdoor facility rentals are available. To learn more about what this location offers, contact our Facility Rental Manager at or at (530) 273-6217, or scroll down for photos and information on our wedding venues.
The Nevada County Fairgrounds, also known as California’s most beautiful Fairgrounds, is located on almost 100 acres and has facilities available for rent year-round. We have a multitude of buildings and locations to choose from, more parking than any other venue in Nevada County, hundreds of towering trees, and acres of green grass. We are located in Nevada County, California near the historic towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City, and in close proximity to unique shopping, lodging, restaurants, nature trails and wineries. We are also within driving distance to Truckee, Lake Tahoe, and Sacramento.
With its warm, wood floors, serene views, and full kitchen, Ponderosa Hall is an ideal building for weddings.
Daily Rental: $950
Room Size: 50’ x 60’ (3,000 sq. ft.)
Assembly Capacity: 300 Seating Capacity: 200
Rental includes 16 round tables, 8 rectangular, 200 chairs, 1 trash bin, and use of kitchen.
Rental also includes use of the Ponderosa Hall side room, with private rooms and easy access to the deck.
*The large lawn area (Oak Grove) outside Ponderosa Hall is available for rent at an additional cost of $300 per day.
Lots of seating and open space – and surrounded by the beautiful Fairgrounds – the Arena is the perfect place for a concert, a rodeo, a motocross event, or anything that requires a large, outdoor setting.
Daily Rental: $1,800
Seating Capacity: 2,500 (approx)
Rental includes use of arena box office and concession areas.
(Livestock and Horse Barns are not included.)
Unique in its three-wing design and beautiful murals, the Northern Mines Building is a great location for birthday parties, receptions and craft shows. The layout allows the building to be utilized as a whole or divided into separate wings.
Daily Rental: $1,500
(7,200 sq. ft.)
Seating Capacity: 600 Assembly Capacity: 1000
Rental includes 30 tables & 300 chairs and use of kitchen
Daily Rental: $650
Room size 40’x 80’ (3,200 sq. ft.)
Seating Capacity: 200 Assembly Capacity: 400
Rental includes 15 tables & 150 chairs and use of kitchen
Daily Rental: $650
Room size 40’x 60’ (2,400 sq. ft.)
Seating Capacity: 175 Assembly Capacity: 350
Rental includes 10 tables & 100 chairs and use of kitchen