SAVE MONEY - 2012 NEVADA COUNTY FAIR:
Save money during the Fair:
- Free Shuttle Bus and Parking: A free shuttle is available from Nevada Union High School (39.24011, -121.0570) [map] to and from the Fairgrounds. Park your car for free at the high school, hop on the shuttle, and enjoy your day at the Fair. A free shuttle bus runs every half-hour from Nevada Union High School to the Fairgrounds. Shuttle service begins at 8:30 am. The last bus leaves the Fairgrounds at 11:30 pm.
- Take the Gold Country Stage and save on parking.
- Save $2 Coupon: Use this coupon to get $2 off general admission on tickets purchased on Thursday, August 9.
- Donate 3 Cans of Food on Sunday Save $3: On Sunday only, bring three cans of food to the Fairgrounds and receive $3 off an adult admission ticket. All food collected will be donated to the Food Bank of Nevada County.
- Sunday Worship Service: Pay only $6. Attend the Sunday worship service at the Fair from 9-10am and pay only $6 for Fair admission.
- Participate in the Nevada County Library’s Summer Reading Program and receive two free carnival rides. The Nevada County Fair is partnering with the Nevada County libraries for its Summer Reading Program. Through this program, children will be reading books and creating a project that will be on display at the Fair. Additionally, children who complete the program will receive two free carnival rides at this year’s Fair. Details can be found here.
WAYS TO ATTEND THE FAIR FREE!
- Scholar Students Day: Wednesday, August 8Free admission for Honor Roll studentsby invitation only (from the Superintendent of Schools).
- Kids Day: Thursday, August 9, 10 am5pm. Children 12 and under admitted free.
- Day for People with Disabilities: Friday, August 10, 10 am5 pm. Disabled patrons and a guest admitted for free.
- Salute to Our Armed Forces Day: Saturday, August 13. All active and retired military who show ID are admitted for free.
- Support our youth in agriculture! Be a buyer at the Ag Mechanics Auction on Friday, August 10; or at the Junior Livestock Auction on Sunday, August 12, and receive free admission.
- Be a volunteer at the Nevada County Fair.
- Show off your cooking skills in one of the special food contests and receive free admission.
- Donate Blood: Make a blood donation on Monday, July 30, from 1 6 pm at the BloodSource bloodmobile located in the main parking lot at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, and receive a free admission ticket to any day of the Fair.
- Join us on Facebook at "Nevada County Fairgrounds" or follow us on Twitter at "FunAtTheFair" and watch for giveaways for free tickets.