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Fair offering deals for early ticket purchases
The Fair Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for ticket sales and Guest Services will be open specifically for ticket sales from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5, and Sunday, Aug. 6. Tickets also are available at NevadaCountyFair.com.

Buy your admission tickets before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 5 p.m. and it will cost $6, or purchase a “Be a Kid Again” adult admission ticket for Thursday, Aug. 10, for $4. After Aug. 8, tickets are $9 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for children 6-12, and free to children under the age of 5. The fair starts on Friday, Aug. 9, and concludes on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Other pre-sale offers include a five-day pass for $30; an event parking pass for $25; and a carnival ride bracelet good for unlimited rides for any one day for $25. Tickets are also available for the Flying U Extreme Rodeo on Wednesday and Thursday nights; Monster Trucks and Tuff Trucks on Friday and Saturday nights; and the Destruction Derby on Sunday night.

The fair office is at Gate 1 on McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. The theme of this year’s Nevada County Fair is “Sea You at the Fair!” For more information, call 530-273-6217 or visit the website.