Whether it’s the Xpoto Stunt Team, goat yoga, virtual reality experience, stock dogs, musical entertainment, an animal costume contest, the Jell-O eating contest, a heifer/steer obstacle course, horse demonstrations, or truck and tractor pulls – it can be found in the daily Fair schedule posted here. So much fun in one place!
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Looking for a way to get free tickets to the Fair? Mark your calendar for Community Involvement Day, July 30, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Donate items to participating local nonprofit organizations and you can receive coupons for buy one, get one free Fair admission tickets. For a list of items to donate, visit here.
To celebrate it’s 100th birthday, the Nevada County Farm Bureau is hosting its first ever Farm to Table dinner on Treat Street at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Dinner will be prepared by Chef Carlos Trujillo with local foods grown by Nevada County farmers and ranchers and served with local wines. This one-of-a-kind experience happens on July 22 at 5 pm on Treat Street. For tickets, visit here or call 530.346.8146.
Here’s your chance to work at the Nevada County Fair! We need cashiers, ticket monitors, parking, red shirts, and exhibit crew team members. A list of jobs and an application are available at the Fair Office or here. It’s fun to work at the Fair and we’ll give you two free shirts. 🙂
In preparation for California WorldFest, July 12 – 15, the Fairgrounds will be closed to walkers and bicyclists beginning July 9. The Fairgrounds will re-open its gates to walkers and bicyclists as usual on Tuesday, July 17. This closure does not affect the Main Office, which is open during its normal business hours of Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. For tickets to WorldFest, visit worldfest.net. Photo by Alan Sheckter.
Did you know that last year more than 7,000 exhibits were entered in the Fair? What a talented community! If you can make it, bake it, grow it, or show it – we have a category for you. Get your paperwork filled out so you can enter an exhibit this year. Details can be found here. Go ahead, Nevada County, show off!
There are little Fair reminders everywhere! 🙂 This beauty can be found in the RV Park at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Isn’t it fantastic?! A shout out to our gardener, Lindsay, for her creative work on this display and a huge thank you to Tom and Betty Dorville and family for the donation of the carriage to the Fairgrounds! We love that the community can enjoy this year-round!
Did you know that all those who enter an exhibit in the Nevada County Fair receive two free tickets to the Friday morning performance of the Draft Horse Classic? Enter an exhibit or get your tickets now for the this year’s Draft Horse Classic, September 22 – 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Photo by Laurie Ann Martin Photography.