The Nevada County Fairgrounds offers a variety of indoor, outdoor and camping facilities for almost every occasion. Buildings and outdoor facility rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis. See our Calendar. Facilities available include buildings and outdoor facilities for events such as trade shows, music festivals and livestock shows.
Ponderosa Hall with adjoining grassy Oak Grove area
With its warm, wood floors, serene views, and full kitchen, Ponderosa Hall is an ideal building for weddings, lectures, fundraisers and more.
Daily Rental: $1200
Room Size: 50’ x 60’ (3,000 sq. ft.)
Assembly Capacity: 300 Seating Capacity: 200
Rental includes 16 round tables, 8 rectangular, 200 chairs, 1 trash bin, and use of kitchen.
Rental also includes use of the Ponderosa Hall side room, with private rooms and easy access to the deck.
The large lawn area (Oak Grove) outside Ponderosa Hall is included.
Lots of seating and open space – and surrounded by the beautiful Fairgrounds – the Arena is the perfect place for a concert, a rodeo, a motor cross event, or anything that requires a large, outdoor setting.
Daily Rental: $1,800
Seating Capacity: 2,500 (approx)
Rental includes use of arena box office and concession areas.
(Livestock and Horse Barns are not included.)
The RV Campground is located with easy access from Highway 20 and Highway 49.
We have 44 full hook-up sites and 100 water and electric hook-up sites.Individual camping is on first-come, first-serve basis.
Reservations are encouraged.
One week maximum stay for individuals subject to availability (based on time of year). Free Wi-Fi for campers.
Full RV hook-up sites
RV StorageFull RV hook-up sites: $40 per rig/per night
Water/electric sites: $35 per rig/per night
Dry camping: $30 per night
Dump station: $10 per use
Showers: $10 per use
Group RV Insurance: $40 under 3 days & up to 100 rigs
Group RV Insurance: $80 over 3 days &/or over 100 rigs For more information visit our RV Camping page
Northern Mines Building
Unique in its three-wing design and beautiful murals, the Northern Mines Building is a great location for birthday parties, receptions and craft shows. The layout allows the building to be utilized as a whole or divided into separate wings.
Daily Rental: $1,500
(7,200 sq. ft.)
Seating Capacity: 600 Assembly Capacity: 1000
Rental includes 30 tables & 300 chairs and use of kitchen
Daily Rental: $650
Room size 40’x 80’ (3,200 sq. ft.)
Seating Capacity: 200 Assembly Capacity: 400
Rental includes 15 tables & 150 chairs and use of kitchen
Daily Rental: $650
Room size 40’x 60’ (2,400 sq. ft.)
Seating Capacity: 175 Assembly Capacity: 350
Rental includes 10 tables & 100 chairs and use of kitchen