Established in 1884, the Nevada County Fairgrounds is a fun and vibrant event venue located in Grass Valley, California. With over 281 acres, the grounds are home to not only the annual Nevada County Fair each summer, but also provide space for other events such as circuses, car shows, rodeos, and 5K races. It has been providing a venue for public entertainment and events in the Grass Valley area since 1877, making it one of the oldest fairgrounds in all of California. With its long-standing tradition of local entertainment, the Fairgrounds is a much-valued community gathering place.
Grass Valley is a quaint town nestled in the Sierra Nevada Foothills and is one of Northern California's top destinations. It has a special climate that promises sunshine and moderate temperatures, giving you plenty of opportunity to explore its beautiful landscape. There’s something here for everyone – from panning for gold at Empire Mine State Historic Park to attending a performance at The Center for the Arts or catching a show at the Nevada Theatre. Shopping fanatics can visit downtown and select among great vintage goods or browse through a variety of boutique stores and galleries. There is also a variety of delicious dining options including locally cultivated produce, craft beer flights, and farm-to-fork cuisines from all corners of the globe. Nature lovers won’t be disappointed either as there are numerous parks around Grass Valley including Lake Wildwood, Scotts Flat Lake Recreation Area, and Brunswick Basin Trailhead nearby.
The Nevada County Fairgrounds is a perfect location for a day trip or weekend getaway. With its beautiful location, five days of entertainment, and plenty of options from camping to rodeos to stadium shows, there is something for everyone. Whether you're looking for relaxation or excitement - check out the Nevada County Fairgrounds!