Nevada County Fairgrounds

Nevada County Gem and Mineral Show is Oct. 2 – 3.

October 2-3, 2021. 54th Annual Earth’s Treasurers Show. This year’s show will feature over 20 vendors, over 24 showcase exhibits, as well as an outstanding petrified wood display. There will be numerous demonstration tables, the gold panning experience, kids activities, gold specimen raffle, and much, much, more.


International Harvester Sierra Fall Rallye is Oct. 2.

The 2021 IH Sierra Fall Rallye is a vehicle show and family fun event. Open to vehicles and other products made by International Harvester. Kids Games, Vehicle Games, Raffle and of course a Vehicle Show & Shine are just some of the activities found at this annual event.


Fairgrounds Open to Walkers 

The Nevada County Fairgrounds are open to walkers and bicyclists from 8 am to 4 pm Monday – Friday (excluding holidays). Walkers should go through Gate 1 to enter the grounds (all other gates will remain closed), a waiver should be completed at the gate, and following social distancing protocol is required.  As a reminder, dogs are allowed on the grounds during these hours; however, they must remain on leash at all times. The Youth Hub/Distance Learning Center at Main Street Center is also open Monday – Friday.



Thank you, Nevada County, for voting the Nevada County Fair as the “Best Local Event” for 18 years in a row! The Fair also received “Best Place to Take the Kids” and the Fairgrounds was runner up for “Best Event Venue” and “Best Place to Cycle.” We are truly honored and we appreciate the support we constantly receive from our awesome community. Thank you!


Except for service dogs, no dogs or other pets are allowed on the grounds during events. Pets providing emotional support, well-being, comfort or companionship are not recognized as service animals under ADA regulations and are not permitted.