Nevada County Fair

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Order Fair Tickets

Order Tickets Online

Save Time–Buy Your Tickets On-Line!
Buy Fair admission tickets, carnival tickets, parking passes, Arena event tickets, and season passes!

Order Tickets at the Fair Office by Phone: (530) 273-6217
(Phone orders must be received by Monday, August 4, at 5 pm)

Stop by the Fair Office on McCourtney Road to order your tickets.

Regular priced tickets are also available at the Gate as you enter the Fair.

Advance Sale Ticket Prices

Advanced Sale offers are valid June 1 until Tuesday, August 5 at 5 pm.

  • “Be A Kid Again”
    Advance Sale Admission Ticket: Only $4
    Good for Thursday, August 7 only and must be purchased before Tuesday, August 5 at 5 pm
  • 5-Day Fair Pass:
    Only $30. Allows unlimited gate entry for all 5 days
  • Event Parking Pass:
    Only $25. Advance Sale. Allows unlimited parking entry for all 5 days
  • Advance Special Admission Ticket:
    $6 per admission
    Must be purchased before Tuesday, August 5 at 5 pm
  • Carnival Ride Bracelets:
    Advance sale “Pay One Price” Carnival Bracelet: $23. Good any one day.
  • Carnival Ride Coupons:
    Advance sale Ride Coupon Booklets: 30 coupons for $20.
  • Arena Events: Purchase tickets now to one of the nightly arena events*
    * Please note that the cost of Fair admission, in addition to the cost of the arena event admission, is required in order to attend any arena event.

Regular Ticket Prices

Effective during the five-day Fair, August 6 – 10

  • General Admission Adult—$9
  • Senior (65+)—$6
  • Children (6-12)—$4
  • Children (5 and under)—Free
  • Active Military (show ID)—Free
    (Please note that this is for active and retired military members only, and does not include family)
  • Daily Parking— $6
  • Event Parking Pass—$25
  • “Five Until Five” – Fair-goers will be admitted for $5 until 5 pm on Sunday.

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.


Take the Gold Country Stage to the Fair and save on parking.

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


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