Draft Horse Classic, September 16-19, 2021

Draft Horse Classic Home

September 16 – 19, 2021

Maps and Directions to the Fairgrounds
Google Maps: (39.20770, -121.0766)
(530) 273-6217

Draft Horse Classic Tickets:  Order by phone now

Ticket orders are being taken now for the annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, September 16 – 19 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. There are six exciting shows to choose from and each gives a unique opportunity to see the draft horses perform and compete.

Order your tickets by calling the Fairgrounds Office at (530) 273-6217 beginning May 3. At this time, we are only able to take phone orders; onsite orders are not available. 
We have a limited number of RV spots available for season ticket holders, so give us a call if you’re interested in RVing at the Classic.
For tickets and pricing, visit here
For a complete list of performance dates, times and competitions, visit here.

Art at the Classic: Call for Artists

Are you interested in showcasing your artwork at Art at the Classic? The juried show is open to all artists over 18 years old whose work reflects a western way of life and includes any equine subject, work on the land, western landscape, animals or wildlife. Entries must be artist’s original design, produced in the last three years, and not previously shown in Art at the Classic. Classes include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, graphic and charcoal, colored pencil, photography, sculpture, miniatures, and anything goes. All artwork must be for sale. 

Artists are encouraged to participate by entering artwork in the show and purchasing booth space at the show.  

If you’re interested in participating in the show, please complete the application below:
Art at the Classic Entry Form (Artwork Only)

If you’re interested in purchasing booth space at Art at the Classic, please complete the application below:
Art at the Classic Booth Information

Vendor Applications

Would you like to be a vendor at the 2021 Draft Horse Classic?  We love our vendors, and we always welcome new vendors! If you are interested, visit here for more information. 

2019 Draft Horse Classic Winners

  2019 Draft Horse Classic Show Results

 Art at the Classic Winners

  2019 Harvest Fair Winners

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.

Smoke Free Event: Smoking and vaping allowed only in designated areas outside Gates 3 and 5.