Nevada County Fair

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Nevada County Fair
August 6 – 10, 2014

“Simply Fun!” is the theme for the 2014 Nevada County Fair, August 6 – 10. We’re already busy planning for five days of excitement and fun for Fair-goers of all ages. The Nevada County Fair is the perfect opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, delicious food, carnival rides, animals, and exhibits – in a community-friendly environment and at affordable family prices!

Fair Community Showcase & Demonstration Application

This application is for groups interested in performing/demonstrating on the Dance Pad or the Green.

pdf Fair Community Showcase & Demonstration Application (2014)

Vendor Applications

Would you like to be a vendor at the 2014 Nevada County Fair? We love our vendors, and we always welcome new vendors! If you are interested, the vendor application is now available. 

Complete and return the application form below, and return it to the Fair Office. For questions, contact Lisa at

pdf Fair Vendor Application (2014)

Upcoming Livestock Deadlines

Below are the deadlines for the Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration for market animals and other livestock.

Market Goat, Lambs, and Swine Registration opens: May 19 Deadline: June 6 at 4 pm Registration instructions will be available early May

Ag Mechanics, Ag Mechanics Auction, Market Eggs and Broiler, Turkey and Rabbit Meat Pens Registration opens:  June 2 Deadline: July 1, 4:00 pm Rules and details available in the Competition Handbook and at the Fair Office, beginning June 2.

All Other Livestock Entry forms due by: Friday, July 18 at 4 pm Rules and details available in the Competition Handbook, available online and at the Fair Office, beginning June 2.

For mandatory registration questions for market animals and additional livestock questions, contact Robin at

 ”Simply Fun!” Winners of the Fair Artwork Design Contest

FAIR14_ArtPoster_v1.indd Fair poster (2014)

Congratulations to Brittany Zweigle and April DePiazza of Grass Valley for having their artwork chosen to represent the Nevada County Fair and the theme for the 2014 Fair – “Simply Fun!” This year we’ve chosen two different looks – a photograph and a drawing – to represent the Fair’s theme. Dawn Narvaez of Penn Valley submitted the theme of “Simply Fun!” as part of our community contest in November to determine the theme for this year’s Fair.

Exhibit Winners

The 2013 Nevada County Fair had more than 7,200 exhibit entries. Wow! What a talented community! Below is a list of livestock and still exhibit winners by category.

pdf 2013 Livestock Winners

pdf 2013 Still Exhibit Winners


As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the
Fairgrounds during the Fair


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