Special Contests and Activities

Information about special contests in the Special Events Tent at the 2019 Nevada County Fair. Entries open June 1.

Ultimate Food Contests

Daily (Enter by July 22 or at the Fair)
Enter the Ultimate Food Contests, which are held each day at 6pm in the Special Events Tent. The food contests are a fun way to show off a favorite recipe. New this year, you can enter online (starting June 1), or bring your completed entry form (and your food entry) to the Special Events tent during the Fair: see the full entry instructions and entry form here.

  • Wednesday: “Serve It Up Spuds” Potato Salad
  • Thursday: “Fun With Honey”
  • Friday: “Garden Fresh Salsa or Pico de Gallo”
  • Saturday: “My Blue Ribbon Dish”
  • Sunday: “Fresh From The Oven” Pie