The Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California.

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. November 15, 2018 – The 34th annual Country Christmas Faire is happening at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley on November 23, 24 and 25.

Four large exhibit buildings will be filled with handcrafted items and gifts, giving shoppers a chance to start their holiday shopping and purchase quality handmade holiday items, ornaments, jewelry, wooden crafts, soaps and lotions, stained glass, candles, beadwork, fiber arts, and hundreds of other unique gifts created by talented artisans.

Visitors to the Faire can enjoy strolling musical entertainment, a gingerbread house exhibit, a community bonfire, and wagon rides around the Fairgrounds. There will also be delicious food and beverages.

Santa will be available in Ponderosa Hall from 11 am – 4 pm on Friday and Saturday and from 11 am – 3 pm on Sunday. Bring your camera to capture that special photo. Free babysitting with activities will be offered by Girl Scouts of the Northern Mines Service Unit, so parents can drop off their children while they enjoy holiday shopping. Errand Elves from Clear Creek School will be at Main Street Center and available to assist shoppers throughout the event.

On Sunday of the Fair, the Nevada County Fairgrounds will partner with Interfaith Food Ministry for a canned food drive. Bring a can of food on Sunday, November 25 from 10 am to 4 pm, and receive $1 off Sunday’s admission price (one coupon per person). All food collected will be distributed to feed those in need in Nevada County.

The Country Christmas Faire begins Friday, November 23, and runs through Sunday, November 25. Admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under are free. Parking is free. The hours are 10 am – 5 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday.

The Nevada County Fairgrounds is located at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. For more information, visit or call (530) 273-6217.