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August 9 – 13, 2017

Theme Contest Winner for 2017 Nevada County Fair

“Sea You at the Fair!” is the theme for the 2017 Nevada County Fair. Congratulations to Marissa Engel of Grass Valley for submitting the winning entry. We received more than 110 entries in our theme contest.  A big thank you to all who entered!


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
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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.