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August 9 – 13, 2017

New Vendor Applications

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

Nevada County Fair, August 9-13 – New Vendor Application


Entertainment Application for 2017 Fair

Interested in performing at the 2017 Nevada County Fair? The stage entertainment application is now available! To apply, return the completed application with a current photo and promotional information to the address listed on the form. All applications must be postmarked by April 7, 2017 to be considered. If you have any questions, contact the Fair Office or e-mail Lani@L-Lconsulting.com

       Entertainment Application for 2017 Nevada County Fair


Destruction Derby Rules

Interested in driving a car at the the 2017 Destruction Derby on August 13 at the Nevada County Fair? Below are the rules for the Derby.

2017 Destruction Derby Rules


Now Hiring: Deputy Manager I

The Nevada County Fairgrounds (17th District Agricultural Association) is seeking a Deputy Manager I.  Complete job specifications and required qualifications can be found here.

If you are interested in the job, please forward your resume to Rea Callender, CEO (Rea@NevadaCountyFair.com) and apply online at Cal HR here. Once online, fill out a profile and then apply to Job Code 29334 (Deputy Manager I, District Agricultural Association) (here’s the link for that job)


Exhibit Winners

The 2016 Nevada County Fair had more than 7,400 exhibit entries. Wow! What a talented community! Below is a list of livestock and still exhibit winners by category.

  Livestock Winners

  Still Exhibit Winners

  Director’s Award Winners


August 9 – 13, 2017,  Grass Valley, CA

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



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.