Splashing in Mud Puddles at the Fairgrounds

Meet Leah and Sol. These two cuties spent part of the afternoon happily splashing in mud puddles at the Nevada County Fairgrounds after they got picked up from Tall Pines Nursery School. Their laughter is contagious! 🙂


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Nevada County Fair Wins WFA Achievement Awards

We’re proud to announce that the Nevada County Fair took home 19 awards this month from the annual Western Fairs Association‘s Annual Achievement Awards program.  We received awards for our work in social media (featuring Treat Street), digital marketing, our partnership with our Fairgrounds Foundation and the Foothill Lions Club (Cioppino Feed), our featured series on walkers at the Fairgrounds (wellness program), our partnership with the Nevada County Livestock Producers on promoting the auctions, our school partnership (Scotten School Robotics Club), and several of our photos. A huge thank you to our community and partners for their continued support of the Fairgrounds.  Without you, none of these awards would be possible!

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2018 Nevada County Fair Stage Entertainment Application Available

Are you or your band interested in performing at the 2018 Nevada County Fair (August 8 – 12)? The stage entertainment application is now available here. Applications are due by April 6. If you have any questions, please contact Lani at . Our Fair-goers love good entertainment!

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Get Your Cioppino and Pasta Feed Tickets Before They Sell Out!

The Fairgrounds Foundation’s popular all-you-can-eat Cioppino and Pasta Feed is happening March 3 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds! Tickets are on sale at the Fairgrounds office or by visiting NevadaCountyFair.com. This has been a sold-out event for seven years in a row, and features the Foothill Lions preparing chef Arnie Romanello’s secret 100-year-old-recipe, so get your tickets early. Yum!


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Introducing the 2018 Draft Horse Classic Poster

Introducing the 2018 Draft Horse Classic poster, featuring artwork by talented artist Yvonne Bonacci. Don’t you love it! Thank you, Yvonne, for sharing your talent with us. The artwork is titled “The Wash Rack.” The 2018 Classic is September 20 – 23.

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This Sunday (January 21): Grass Valley Wedding Fair

Planning a wedding or know someone who is getting married? Grass Valley’s Premier Wedding Fair is this Sunday (January 21) from noon – 4 pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Top wedding and event vendors in Nevada County will be showcased, and there will be light bites and sparkling beverages, musical entertainment, and bridal toss giveaways every hour. Admission is free and vendors will be offering show discounts.  For details, visit here. See you on Sunday! 


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Jerry Cirino Serves as Guest Speaker at Foundation’s Speaker Series

Thank you to Jerry Cirino for serving as the guest speaker at last night’s Fairgrounds Foundation Speaker Series. This monthly series provides business advice and leadership experience to local high school students, and we’re so thankful to Jerry for sharing his message about the importance of time and hard work with the students.

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