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Fowler Family to be Recognized Family of the Year at the Nevada County Fair.

    Brad and Alana Fowler have been named the 2017 Family of the Year by the Nevada County Fair’s Board of Directors. The Board chose the Fowler Family for their ongoing commitment, participation and volunteer efforts in the livestock program at the Nevada County Fair. Brad and Alana, who were both born and raised […]

Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation’s Speaker Series Features Anita Oberbauer

  February 23, 2017 Anita Oberbauer, Professor and Chair of the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, spent Wednesday evening with local students from Bear River and Nevada Union high schools as a guest speaker of the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation’s Speaker Series.  The series, now in its second season, brings […]

Wrap up for 2015 Nevada County Fair

Junior Livestock Auction, Ag Mechanics Auction, Treat Street Benefit Nevada County  Beautiful weather (well, one really hot day), more than $500,000 raised for Nevada County youth, highly-attended arena events, and several community partnerships made for a successful 2015 Nevada County Fair. More than 91,000 people attended this year’s Fair. More than $825,000 was generated on […]

Destruction Derby at the 2014 Nevada County Fair

It’s back – the Destruction Derby at the Nevada County Fair!  The popular Derby, held on Sunday of the Nevada County Fair, will be locally produced by five of Nevada County’s Rotary Clubs – The Rotary Club of Nevada City, Rotary Club of Nevada County South, 49er Breakfast Rotary of Nevada City, Penn Valley Rotary, […]

Five Days of Fun in Grass Valley Nevada County Fair

  NEVADA COUNTY FAIR: AUGUST 6 – 10 Grass Valley – It’s Fair season, and the Nevada County Fair, happening August 6 – 10, has five days of “Simply Fun” planned for Fair-goers of all ages. Held under the shade of the tall pine trees in Grass Valley, the Nevada County Fair is the perfect […]

Bill Schultz, Rose Thompson, William Wetherall to be Inducted in Nevada County Fair’s Hall of Fame

    Bill Schultz, Rose Thompson, and William Wetherall, have been named to the Nevada County Fair’s Hall of Fame. The Fair’s Board of Directors recognized the individuals for their long-time support and dedication to the Nevada County Fair. Bill Schultz, who passed away in 2013, was a long-time resident of Nevada County and had […]

Family Feud Competition at the Nevada County Fair

  Let’s get ready to play the Family Feud!  New at this year’s Nevada County Fair, we’ve got the Family Feud. This event will feature eight families, playing four games, and competing for cash and prizes. Would you and your family like to compete? Applications are now available for this fun opportunity! Families are taken […]

Deadline Extended: Still Time to Enter Exhibits in the Nevada County Fair

The deadline to turn in entry forms to enter an exhibit in the Nevada County Fair has been extended – so there’s more time to enter an exhibit or two in the Nevada County Fair. The deadline for submitting paper entry forms to the Fair Office has been extended to Monday, July 21 at 4 […]

Destruction Derby is Back to the 2014 Nevada County Fair

  Community planning meeting scheduled for May 8 at 6 pm at Ponderosa Hall  It’s back – the Destruction Derby at the Nevada County Fair!  This year’s Derby, held on Sunday of the Nevada County Fair, will be locally produced by five of Nevada County’s Rotary Clubs – The Rotary Club of Nevada City, Rotary […]

Win $250 in Artwork Design Contest – Nevada County Fair

Winner 2012 artwork design by Sandy Gold of Grass Valley Submit the winning artwork for the 2014 Nevada County Fair and you could win $250 The Nevada County Fairgrounds is sponsoring a contest to find the best artwork to illustrate the 2014 Nevada County Fair theme. This year, we have two themes to choose from […]