Special Contests and Activities

Plan a visit or two to the Special Events Tent at the 2019 Nevada County Fair for action-packed activities! 

No sign-up required–just show up, have fun and win some cool prizes! Jell-O Eating Contest, Frozen T-Shirt Challenge, Squash Mobile Racing, Bubble Gum Blow-Off, Watermelon Eating Challenge, Minute to Win it, and Karaoke. See page 13 of the Competition Handbook.

Watch this space for specific times.

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. Again this year you can enter online, 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. Or Enter Online now.

  • 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