2017 Nevada County Fair, August 9 - 13Fair Home

August 9 – 13, 2017

We are planning five days of excitement and fun planned 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!

(530) 273-6217
(39.20770, -121.0766) Google Maps
Maps and Directions to the Fairgrounds

Advance Sale Ticket Prices

Tickets are on sale Now. Buy Tickets
Advance Special Admission Ticket—$6
5-Day Fair Pass—$30. Allows unlimited gate entry for all 5 days.
Event Parking Pass—$25. Allows unlimited parking entry for all 5 days.
“Be A Kid Again” Adult Admission—$4 (Thursday only)
Carnival wristband—$25 “Pay One Price”. Good any one day.

See Arena Events for their advance pricing.

Enter an Exhibit

Enter an Exhibit in the Fair: If you can make it, bake it, grow it, or show it, we have a category for you. It’s easy, it’s fun, and most categories are free! The Competition Handbook includes all the information you need to enter exhibits in this year’s Fair. The book is available on-line here, at the Fair Office and at various locations around town.


Mandatory Registration of Market Animals and Livestock

See the Enter an Exhibit page.


New Vendor Applications

Would you like to be a vendor at the Fair?  We love our vendors, and we always welcome new vendors!
New Vendor Application



As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the grounds during the Nevada County Fair, except for those canines entered in Fair competitions or assisting a disabled Nevada County Fair visitor or participant.