The Nebraska State Fair offers insights into the unique culture of Nebraska. It is built on 143 years of tradition. It showcases the talent, products and people of Nebraska. Nebraskans can come together to experience the latest technological advancements in agriculture, first-class entertainment and the most delectable and extraordinary food the state has to offer. The Nebraska State Fair includes a competitive livestock exhibition, a farming equipment trade show, and competitions in other fields, such as handmade crafts and baked goods.
Things To Do And See
With eleven-days of fabulous fun, the Nebraska State Fair is one of the biggest events in Nebraska. In fact, the fun is so huge, immense, and vast; you can't fit it all in one day. So plan to visit often and stay all day.
Agricultural Displays & Exhibits
Want to see the animals? Find out which one took the blue ribbon? Every kind of animal that you see on a Nebraska farm and ranch that moos, neighs, clucks or whinnies is here at the Nebraska State Fair. Come see the livestock exhibits or take in a competition show.
Concerts & Shows
See popular performers, family favorites, blasts from the past, hometown favorites and exciting up-and-comers entertain on the various entertainment stages.
Watch, participate, or compete in contests! The Nebraska State Fair offers all kinds of contests, tournaments, championships, and games that are open to the general public.
Displays & Exhibits
Discover our great indoors. The State Fair's indoor exhibits showcase home arts, fine arts, photography, garden and more! Plus, don't forget to check out the many exhibits outside too!
Festivals & Special Events
Come one or bring the family for one of the numerous daily festivals or special events offered at the Nebraska State Fair. Special music, performances, and activities are planned on each special day.
Grounds Acts & Attractions
Enjoy an exciting range of grounds entertainment, mobile tours, strolling acts, and attractions that are designed to delight minds young and old.
Discover and be challenged at the interactive education activities that will teach through hands-on experiences.
Step right up! Take a twirl on the Mighty Bluegrass rides, win a giant stuffed animal, and have lots of fun on the midway.
Experience the fun and excitement of the motorsports entertainment.
Parades & Marching Bands
Enjoy the daily parades and the best high school marching bands perform daily! Hoot, cheer, clap, and celebrate Nebraska's talent.
Presentations & Demonstrations
Be prepared to be amazed, educated, and challenged with the numerous learning demonstrations and presentations. Learn a new recipe. Find out why your tree is turning a weird color. Discover new ways to arrange plants. Who needs home or personal improvement television shows when you experience it first-hand?