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2020 Nevada County Fair, August 12-16, Nevada County Fairgrounds

August 12 – 16, 2020

Fair Dates: August 12 – 16, 2020
Location: 11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-6217
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We have five days of excitement and fun planned for Fairgoers! The Nevada County Fair is the perfect opportunity to enjoy musical entertainment, delicious food, carnival rides, animals, and exhibits in a community-friendly environment and at affordable family prices!


Community Showcase and Demonstration Application

Do you have a dance group you’d like to see perform at the Fair? Does your group have a skill they’d like to demonstrate to Fair-goers? Want to do a martial arts demonstration, a cheerleading demonstration, or show off your dancing skills? The Nevada County Fair is now accepting applications for community acts and demonstrations to perform at the 2020 Nevada County Fair, August 12 – 16. There is no paid compensation for community showcases and demonstrations. To apply, complete the online application below by June 1. 

opens new page Community Showcase Application (view online, fill out & submit)


2020 Fair Theme

“Miners, Marigolds & Memories!” is the slogan for the 2020 Nevada County Fair. So much fun! Congratulations to Kristin Slade of Grass Valley for submitting the winning entry. We received almost 200 entries in the slogan contest, so a big thank you to all who entered.



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.