Nevada County Fairgrounds

There’s always something happening at the Fairgrounds! Check our calendar, or scroll down for upcoming fun…

Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society presents the Gem and Mineral Show

Earth’s Treasures 2022

October 8-9, 2022 – Grass Valley, CA
Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society
Hours: Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
26+ Exhibit cases, 28+ Vendors Showcasing Fossils, Minerals, Gems, Jewelry and so much more. Expanded Kids Corner, Gold Panning, Silent Auction, Raffles galore, Talks, Demonstrations, and of course Food Dealers.
General admission $3 person. Children, age twelve and under free with a paid adult, Military with I.D. free. Free Parking!!!


All Veteran’s Stand Down


The Nevada County All Veteran Stand Down is a local, non-profit organization dedicated to connecting Veterans that are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to providers and resources to help meet their immediate needs.

The 2022 Nevada County All Veteran Stand Down is back in person at the fairgrounds and we’re so excited to see you all there! Please join us at the Northern Mines building on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th to connect with service providers, have a hot meal, listen to some excellent local music, and fellowship with other Veterans in the County.


International Harvester Fall Rallye

15th Annual International Harvester Sierra Fall Rallye

A Classic Truck & 4×4 Show highlighting International Harvester Vehicles including Scout, Pickup & Travelall. You just might see some old tractors too! Join us at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, Gate 4 for the 15th Annual IH Sierra Fall Rallye light truck and Scout show on October 15th. See your favorite International Harvester vehicles of the past, some dating back all the way to the 1920’s. IH Pickup, Travelall and many IH Scout’s to be seen in all conditions from stock to rusty to full on restored. Family fun event with kids games, raffle prizes, catered food & more hosted by IH Parts America. For additional information visit our website at or our Facebook page which is Free to attend and free parking. Costs $60 to participate in the vehicle judging and adult/kids games.


Hangtown Music Festival

October 20 – 23, 2022
Hangtown Music Festival is moving this year to the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. We know you will love the natural beauty of Grass Valley with lots of camping space and RV hook-ups.

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.