Fair Play is an unincorporated village located in the U.S. state of California. It is within El Dorado County approximately 4.5 miles northeast of Aukum. It coordinates at 38°35′37″N 120°39′38″W. The elevation is 2,329 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 503. Fair Play post office was operated from 1860 to 1944.