Draft Horse Classic Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets are on sale now for the 32nd Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, where you’ll experience beautiful draft horses pulling meticulously restored freight wagons, loyally working farm equipment, skillfully completing intricate maneuvers, and competing with elegance and determination.  Plus, this is the opportunity to meet the stars of show and see a draft horse up close. 

Happening September 21 – 23 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, the Draft Horse Classic is the premier draft horse show on the west coast and offers six different performances featuring draft horses and exhibitors from across the United States and Canada. In between competition classes, guests will enjoy performances by expert horseman and trick rope artist Tomas Garcilazo, Bobby Kerr Mustang Act, Cal Crush Clydesdales, CHP Mounted Patrol Unit, the California Cowgirls Drill Team and more. Additionally, with more than 150 horses stabled on the grounds, the Classic offers a unique chance to observe and meet these gentle giants.

New this year, the Draft Horse Classic is moving to three days, with two performances each day.  There’s also a new class schedule, more hitches, and exciting entertainment in the arena.

Tickets to this event are on sale now. You can choose from six different performances or purchase a season ticket for all six. Tickets can be purchased by calling (530) 273-6217, by visiting the Fairgrounds Office on McCourtney Road, or online here. All tickets purchased after 5 pm on Thursday, September 20, are an additional $4 per ticket.

Although there is a charge for the draft horse performances in the arena, admission to the Fairgrounds is free so all can enjoy the many activities of the Harvest Fair happening during the three days of the Classic. Visit the grounds to enjoy musical entertainment, a Western Trade Show with vendors selling wares, the Harvest Fair agricultural competitions and community exhibits, a horseshoeing demonstration, delicious food, Art at the Classic. Plus, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the barns and meet the draft horses. We even offer guided barn tours.

As part of the festivities, there will be two free concerts on the Pine Tree Stage. On Friday, September 21 from 4:30 pm – 6 pm, James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash takes the stage. On Saturday, September 22 from 4 – 6 pm, Brenn Hill, an award-winning singer songwriter, will perform cowboy and country music. Both concerts are free, so stop by and grab a bite to eat, enjoy some music under the shade of the tall pine trees, and catch a Draft Horse performance after the musical entertainment.

It’s all happening at the Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 21- 23, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, just 50 miles northeast of Sacramento. For information, call (530) 273-6217 or visit here.  

Photo by Lenkaland Photography

 

Categories: Draft Horse Classic, Events, and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Discounted Fair Tickets on Sale Now

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 28, 2016

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Nevada County Fair Tickets On Sale Now: Buy Early And Save
Fair Office to extend its hours and be open the weekend before the Fair for discounted tickets!

Tickets for the Nevada County Fair are on sale now. Purchase your admission, carnival tickets, and arena event tickets before the Fair begins and save money!  The Fair Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, and will be open specifically for ticket sales on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 from 10 am to 5 pm on both days. You can also save time by purchasing your Fair tickets online.

Buy your admission tickets before August 9 at 5 pm and get an admission ticket for $6.  Or, purchase a “Be a Kid Again” adult admission ticket for Thursday of the Fair for only $4.  You can also take advantage of other pre-sale offers, including a five-day Fair pass with unlimited entry for $30; an event parking pass for $25; or a carnival ride bracelet, good for unlimited rides for any one day, for $23.

Now is the time to also purchase your arena event tickets – including tickets to this year’s Destruction Derby. Tickets are now on sale for the Flying U Extreme Rodeo on Wednesday and Thursday night; Monster Trucks and Tuff Trucks on Friday and Saturday night; and the Destruction Derby on Sunday night.

There are several ways to get your Fair tickets early. Purchase them online or stop by the Fair Office on McCourtney Road by Tuesday, August 9, at 5 pm. Or you can call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217 by August 8 at 5 pm. The Fair Office at Gate 1 is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, and will also be open on Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7, from 10 am to 5 pm on both days.

After August 9, ticket prices for the Fair are $9 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for children 6-12, and free to children under the age of 5.

This year’s “Kick It Up!” Nevada County Fair is August 10 – 14. The Fair’s Office is located on McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. The phone number is (530) 273-6217.

Discounted Fair Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for the Nevada County Fair are on sale now. Purchase your admission, carnival tickets, and arena event tickets before the Fair begins and save money!  The Fair Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, and will be open specifically for ticket sales on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 from 10 am to 5 pm on both days. You can also save time by purchasing your Fair tickets online.

Buy your admission tickets before August 9 at 5 pm and get an admission ticket for $6.  Or, purchase a “Be a Kid Again” adult admission ticket for Thursday of the Fair for only $4.  You can also take advantage of other pre-sale offers, including a five-day Fair pass with unlimited entry for $30; an event parking pass for $25; or a carnival ride bracelet, good for unlimited rides for any one day, for $23.

Now is the time to also purchase your arena event tickets – including tickets to this year’s Destruction Derby. Tickets are now on sale for the Flying U Extreme Rodeo on Wednesday and Thursday night; Monster Trucks and Tuff Trucks on Friday and Saturday night; and the Destruction Derby on Sunday night.

There are several ways to get your Fair tickets early. Purchase them online or stop by the Fair Office on McCourtney Road by Tuesday, August 9, at 5 pm. Or you can call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217 by August 8 at 5 pm. The Fair Office at Gate 1 is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, and will also be open on Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7, from 10 am to 5 pm on both days.

After August 9, ticket prices for the Fair are $9 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for children 6-12, and free to children under the age of 5.

This year’s “Kick It Up!” Nevada County Fair is August 10 – 14. The Fair’s Office is located on McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. The phone number is (530) 273-6217.

Categories: Nevada County Fair.

Mark Your Calendar for Community Involvement Day: August 1

Looking for a way to get free tickets to the Fair? Mark your calendar for Community Involvement Day, August 1, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Participate and donate items to participating local non-profit organizations, and you can receive free tickets (buy one, get one free) to the Fair. For a list of items to donate, visit NevadaCountyFair.com.

Community Involvement Day (collage)

Categories: Events and Nevada County Fair.

See the Draft Horses Perform

To see the beautiful Draft Horses perform is a site to behold! Check out this video for a glimpse of the show. The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair happens September 22 – 25 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Tickets are on sale now.
Categories: Draft Horse Classic.

Arena Event Action

Arena event action at the Nevada County Fair. Tickets are now on sale for the rodeo, monster trucks, tuff trucks, and destruction derby at NevadaCountyFair.com.

Photo by @pipnorcali.

Arena action (@pipnorcali)

 

Categories: Nevada County Fair.

Let’s Celebrate 10,000 Facebook Friends

We reached 10,000 “friends” on our Facebook page! That’s exciting – and a reason to do a giveaway! Post a comment on our FB page about your favorite event at the Fairgrounds or what you love about the Fairgrounds, and we’ll randomly choose a few winners for Fair, Draft Horse, or County Christmas Faire tickets (if you win, we’ll let you choose which event). Have fun, and thanks for helping us get to 10,000.

10,000 followers

Categories: Nevada County Fairgrounds.