The Nevada State Fair was originally founded in 1874 and had been Nevada's longest running event. The Board of Directors for the Nevada State Fair met on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011, and decided to close ending a 136 year run (1874 to 2010).
In August of 2013, a completely new non-profit organization was formed to continue the Nevada State Fair legacy. With colabrative efforts from both state and private sectors, The Nevada State Fair - 2016
will prove to be a success.