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August 12 – 16, 2020

Fair Dates: August 12 – 16, 2020
Location: 11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-6217
Maps and Directions to the Fairgrounds

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!


Stage Entertainment Application

Interested in performing at the 2020 Nevada County Fair, August 12 – 16?  The stage entertainment application is now available.  To apply, complete the online application below. All applications must completed by April 10, 2020 to be considered. For questions, e-mail .

opens new page Stage Entertainment 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.


Fair Awards

Congratulations to all our Fair exhibitors.  The 2019 Nevada County Fair had 7,200 exhibit entries. Wow! What a talented community! Below is a list award winners by category.

 Livestock Winners

 Still Exhibit Winners

 Director’s Award Winners

 People’s Choice Award 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.