Nevada County Fair

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Order Fair Tickets

Buy Fair admission tickets, carnival tickets, parking passes, Arena event tickets, and season passes! There are numerous ways to order your tickets:

  • Call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217
. Phone orders must be received by Monday, August 10, at 5 pm.
  • Stop by the Fair Office at 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley.
  • Order online using the button below.
  • Regular priced tickets are also available at the Gate as you enter the Fair.

Order Tickets Online

Advance Sale Ticket Prices

Advanced Sale offers are valid June 1 until Tuesday, August 11 at 5 pm.

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—$23 “Pay One Price”. Good any one day.
Arena Events (below): Advance tickets available (Fair admission is also required in order to attend any arena event.)

2015 Gate Admission

General Admission Adult—$9
Senior (65+)—$6
Children (6-12)—$4
Children (5 and under)—Free
Active Military (show ID)—Free*
*Free admission is for active & retired military only; does not include family.
Carnival wristband—$28 (available at the Butler Amusement ticket booths)
Daily Parking—$6
Special Food Contest Exhibitors—Admitted on the Event Day—Free
“Five Until Five” – Fair-goers will be admitted for $5 until 5 pm on Sunday

Arena Events

Wednesday, August 12*
Flying U Extreme Rodeo – 7 pm
$6 (for all ages)

Thursday, August 13*
Flying U Extreme Rodeo – 7 pm
$6 (for all ages)

Friday, August 14*
Monster Trucks, and Stock and Modified Tuff Truck Racing – 7 pm
$12 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under

Saturday, August 15*

Monster Trucks, Stock Tuff Trucks, Extreme UTV Side-by-Side Races – 7 pm
$12 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under

Sunday, August 16*
Rotary Destruction Derby
$15 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under

*Please note that admission to the Fair is not included with an arena event purchase. If you purchase arena tickets by Tuesday, August 11, at 5 pm, you can also purchase admission to the Fair for only $6.

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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