Buy Tickets – Nevada County Fair

There are numerous ways to buy your tickets:

  • Order online and print your own Fair and Arena Event tickets using the buttons below.*
  • Tickets are also available at the Gate as you enter the Fair.
  • Arena event tickets can also be purchased at the Arena box office after Noon each day of the Fair.
  • Carnival ride tickets are available at the Butler ticket booths once inside the Fair.
  • Parking can be bought as you park.

Using Nevada County Fairgrounds’ online ticketing system, you can purchase and print your own tickets. To make a purchase, simply click on any ticket button listed below and follow the step-by-step instructions. A home printer is needed for this option.

Fair Admission Arena Events

If you experience any problems with your online purchase, call the Nevada County Fairgrounds during business hours (Monday – Friday; 9 am to 5 pm) at (530) 273-6217.

*Please note that for online ticket purchases there is a convenience fee of $1 per ticket for tickets $9 or less; and a $2 convenience fee per ticket for tickets $10 or more. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.


Arena Events

Wednesday, August 10* buy tickets
Flying U Extreme Rodeo – 7 pm
$8 for adults, $6 for kids 12 and under

Thursday, August 11* buy tickets
Flying U Extreme Rodeo – 7 pm
$8 for adults, $6 for kids 12 and under

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

Saturday, August 13*
buy tickets
Monster Trucks, and Stock Tuff Trucks – 7 pm
$12 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under

Sunday, August 14* buy tickets
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.

2016 Gate Admission (during the Fair)

  • Fair Admission tickets are available at the gates during Fair hours.
  • Carnival ride tickets are available at the Butler ticket booths once inside the Fair.
  • Parking can be bought as you park.

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


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.

or…

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

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.