Closed to Pedestrians and Bicyclists: June 14 – 21

In preparation for the annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival, June 18 – 21, in addition to a private music camp June 14 – 17, the Nevada County Fairgrounds will be closed to walkers and bicyclists beginning June 14. The Fairgrounds will re-open its gates to walkers and bicyclists as usual on Monday, June 22. 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.

The RV Park at the Fairgrounds will also be closed to the public from June 14 – 21.

At various times throughout the year the grounds are rented by organizations for large, community events like the Bluegrass Festival, the Strawberry Music Festival, the KVMR Celtic Festival, and The California WorldFest. During these times, it becomes necessary to close the grounds to pedestrians in preparation for these various events.

If you are interested in attending the festival, please visit or (209) 588-6031.

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Arena Events at the Fair

Arena events at the Nevada County Fairgrounds are now listed on the website, and tickets are on sale! Flying U Extreme Rodeo, Monster Trucks, Tuff Trucks, and Rotary’s Demolition Derby! Get your tickets early.

Flying U (stunt motorcycle)

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Job Fair at the Fairgrounds

The Nevada County Fairgrounds will host a job fair to fulfill its hiring needs for this year’s Fair season. The Nevada County Fair job fair will be held on Tuesday, June 23, from 3 – 6 pm at Ponderosa Hall, located at Gate 2, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

If you are interested in working at the Fairgrounds during the 2015 Fair season, plan to attend this event. Fair staff will be accepting applications from 3 – 6 pm for all departments, as well as conducting interviews on site. Some of the jobs available include gate cashiers, ticket monitors, “red shirt” patrols, exhibit crew, exhibit entry clerk, clean-up crew, and parking crew.

A list of available jobs and job descriptions are posted on the Fair’s website, and job applications will be available at the job fair. For information, call (530) 273-6217.


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Bluegrass Festival: June 18 – 21

Father’s Day weekend is fast approaching. For a fun gift for Dad, how about attending the Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival (June 18 – 21) at the Fairgrounds?  Tickets are on sale now, and it’s lots of fun! Visit here for details. Photo by George Martin.

Bluegrass Festival (George Martin)


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This Weekend: Vintage Trailer Rendezvous

This Saturday at the Nevada County Fairgrounds – it’s the Tall Pines Vintage Trailer Rendezvous. Free admission on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Stop by and check out the beautiful trailers during that time.  Want more information about this event? Check it out here.

Tall Pines Vintage Trailer Rendezvous (2015)

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Competition Handbook Now Available

The Nevada County Fair’s Competition Handbook, which includes all the information you need to enter exhibits in this year’s Fair, is now available. If you can make it, bake it, grow it or show it, there is a category for you!  How about entering an exhibit in this year’s Fair?

Exhibits (2014)


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