Buy Tickets – Nevada County Fair

There will be numerous ways to buy your tickets in 2019:

  • Order online links will appear on this page.
  • Visit the Fairgrounds Office on McCourtney Road
  • Call the Fairgrounds Office at (530) 273-6217 (before August 7 at 5 pm)
  • Fair admission tickets are available at the gates during the Fair. See below for prices.

Using Nevada County Fairgrounds’ eTix online ticketing system, you can purchase and print your tickets (or have them scanned from your phone at the gate). To make a purchase, simply click on the ticket link below and follow the step-by-step instructions.

opens new page Buy Tickets Online (link will be active in Summer 2019)

If you experience any problems with your online purchase, call the Nevada County Fairgrounds at (530) 273-6217.

*Please note that there is a convenience fee for online purchases. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Transportation to the Fair

During Fair time, take advantage of our free parking and shuttle buses from Nevada Union High School (39.24011, -121.0570) (map). The buses will take you and your family to and from the Fairgrounds – free of charge! The free shuttle bus runs every half-hour from Nevada Union High School to the Fairgrounds. Shuttle service begins at 8:30 am. The last bus leaves the Fairgrounds at 11:30 pm.


The Gold Country Stage will provide a Grass Valley shuttle bus to and from the Nevada County Fair during the days of August 8 – 12, 2018, with free travel on the Fair Shuttle Service Only (provided through a state LCTOP air quality grant program). The bus will be available in Grass Valley only (no Nevada City bus shuttle) and will depart from Church and Neal Streets (in front of Tri-Counties Bank) starting at 10:30 am on Wednesday and at 9:30 am on Thursday through Sunday. The bus runs every 30 minutes with additional stops at the Pine Creek and K-Mart shopping centers and the Tinloy Transit Center. The last departure from the Fairgrounds leaves at 10:30 pm. Call 477-0103, extension 0, for schedules, pick-up points or trip planning. Additional information is available at

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