September 21, 2017 all-day
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949
Nevada County Fairgrounds
(530) 273-6217

 31st Annual Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair


Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2017 Draft Horse Classic. Majestic Draft Horse performances, breath-taking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up-close” – it’s all part of the Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. The Classic has grown to become the premier Draft Horse show in the western United States, and features six majestic performances, along with non-stop entertainment in between classes.Tickets on sale now. (Draft Horse Classic performance tickets are also available at the Arena Box Office during all four days of the Classic.)

There are several ways to order your tickets:

  • Call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217
  • Download the ticket order form and mail it to the Fairgrounds at PO Box 2687, Grass Valley, CA 95945

pdf Ticket Order Form, 2017 Draft Horse Classic

  • Stop by the Fair Office at 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley.
  • Order Tickets Online below and Print Your Tickets From Home*

Buy On-line and Print Your Tickets From Home. To make a purchase, simply click on a link below and follow the step-by-step instructions.
opens new page Tickets for Individual Performances
opens new page Season Ticket Package, Sept. 21 – 24
opens new page Season Parking Pass, Sept. 21 – 24

Performance Schedule

If you experience any problems with your online purchase, call the Nevada County Fairgrounds during business hours (Monday – Friday; 8am to 5pm) at (530) 273-6217.

*Please note that there is a small transaction fee for online purchases. All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. If you need camping reservations or ADA seating, please call the Fair Office. Sites without hookups, as well as tent sites, are available with no minimum stay and will be assigned at the time of arrival.

2017 Draft Horse Performance Ticket Prices:

Performance Schedule

Evening and Late Afternoon Performances:
Reserved seating: $19; General admission: $16

Morning Performances:
Reserved seating: $15; General admission: $12

Children’s Tickets (12 & under)
Reserved seating: $13; General admission: $10

Season Pass

Parking: $6 (daily); $15 (event pass)

*Performance tickets purchased after 5 pm on Wednesday, September 20, are an additional $4 per ticket.