Nevada County’s Best Local Event? Nevada County Fair!

Thank you, Nevada County, for voting the Nevada County Fair as the best local event for 15 years in a row, and for voting the Nevada County Fair as the Best Place to Take the Kids. We love our community, and we thank you for the honor!
Categories: Events, Nevada County Fair, and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Coloring Contest

The Fairgrounds is hosting a coloring contest for children and adults as part of the Country Christmas Faire. Coloring sheets will be inserted in The Union on November 2, and also available at the Fairgrounds office and here. There are two drawings to choose from, so choose your favorite and color away! It’s free to enter and all entries will be displayed at the Country Christmas Faire on Thanksgiving weekend. Winners in each category will receive 2017 Fair admission tickets. Have fun!

pdf Coloring Sheets for the Coloring Competition


Categories: Country Christmas Faire.

Enter an Exhibit – and Show Off!

Did you know that last year, more than 7,000 exhibits were entered in the Fair? What a talented community! If you can make it, bake it, grow it, or show it – we have a category for you. Get your paperwork filled out so you can enter an exhibit this year. Go ahead, Nevada County, show off!

Show Off ad (Enter an Exhibit)


Categories: Nevada County Fair.

Trout Derby for Kids: April 16

This year’s Trout Derby is Saturday, April 16 from 7 am to noon at Lions Lake at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. This is for kids 3 – 12. Two thousand Rainbow Trout will be stocked in the pond by the CA Fish and Game and the Sportsmen’s Club. Thank you to the Grass Valley Sportsmen for putting on this fun, free kids event! For details, visit here.

Fishing Derby

Categories: Events and Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Sadie the Balloon Lady at the 2016 Fair

Sadie the Balloon Lady (with Sadie’s Farm-Tastic Adventure) will be returning to Ag-Sperience at the 2016 Nevada County Fair. Sadie was a big hit last year, and we’re pleased to welcome her back! We love planning for the Fair!

Sadie the Balloon Lady

Categories: Nevada County Fair.

Kids Tractor Pulls at the 2016 Fair

We’re busy planning the 2016 Nevada County Fair – and here’s something new you’ll see this year – the Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls! The kids are the stars of the show while they compete in a fast paced, action-packed pedal powered tractor pull. Let’s “Kick It Up” at the Nevada County Fair.
Tractor Pull (2016)
Categories: Nevada County Fair.