Welcome to the Gold Country Fairgrounds

Welcome to the Gold Country Fair! Our goal is to provide a facility for our communities to celebrate the agriculture, history and culture of our district. Whether you are interested in attending our fair or you are looking for a place to hold your next event, you’re here!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the next CEO of The Gold Country Fairgrounds, Don Ales.

Don Ales, brings with him the experience and expertise to meet the fairgrounds goals through a proven record as the executive director of The Gold Country Heritage Foundation, and skills in operational leadership, strategy development, customer service, team building, financial management and relationship management. Under the executive leadership of Don Ales, the Fairgrounds is embarking upon a very exciting new phase of our journey of growth and development. Together there is a great deal we will be able to accomplish to ensure the public and community is well served. Please join us in extending your full support and a very warm welcome to Don Ales.
Mr. Ales will assume this position effective Monday, January 9, 2017.
Thank you for your continued support as we charge ahead to build a business focused on delivering an amazing fairgrounds for years to come!


Press releases:


Auburn Journal Article

Sacramento Business Journal