Buy Fair Tickets Early and Save

Fair Office will extend its hours and be open this weekend for discounted ticket sales! 

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 3 and Sunday, August 4 from 10 am to 5 pm on both days. You can also save time by purchasing your Fair tickets online at

Buy your admission tickets before August 6 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; a carnival ride bracelet, good for unlimited rides for any one day, for $23; or a carnival ride booklet of 30 coupons for $20.

Now is the time to also purchase your arena event tickets. The Rodeo is on Thursday, Professional Bull Riding on Friday, and Tough Truck Racing and Monster Trucks on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Wednesday night’s arena event, Farm and Ranch night, is free with paid admission to the Fair. 

There are several ways to get your Fair tickets early. Purchase them on-line at or stop by the Fair Office on McCourtney Road by Tuesday, August 6, at 5 pm. Or you can call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217 by August 5 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 3 and Sunday, August 4, from 10 am to 5 pm on both days. 

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

This year’s Nevada County Fair is August 7 – 11. The Fair’s Office is located on McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. The phone number is (530) 273-6217.

Categories: Announcements.