8/30 | 8pm
Maren Morris may very well be the Janis Joplin of country music. Her take-no-prisoners gusto has not gone unnoticed by twenty-something women, with her award-winning songs like "My Church," "80s Mercedes," and "Rich." The superstar released "The Middle" with Zedd, boosting her fame to #5 on Billboard Hot 100. She is currently nominated for five Grammy's.
Brett Eldredge With Special Guest Devin Dawson
8/24 | 8pm
Seven years into one of the hottest careers in country music, Brett Eldredge is on fire. The "I Wanna Be That Song" crooner has developed through huge hits like "Lose My Mind" and "Something I'm Good At."
Drive Your Own Fun Bus!
Be bold, be wild, and be ready to rally with your fellow Nebraskans. Plot your course from the options below for the best entertainment value your dollar can buy!
Fam Squad Fever
Teen favorites like the hypnotist Tyzen, the Slingshot, and Valentino's pizza. Magical moments for littles such as a petting zoo and pony rides. Check out the Sustainability Pavilion and don't forget to stop at the Ice Cream Parlour. And, snap a photo with your family at the new mural at Fair Circle for lasting memories. Check back soon for additional activities.
Go Pig or Go Home
Experience an authentic ranch rodeo, feel the thick wool of a sheep or watch a baby calf being born! More than 12,000 critters are ready to see you! Whether you stop in 'Raising Nebraska' or ride a real combine, you'll find farm life without driving clear across the state. Check back soon for additional activities.
In Dust We Trust
Motorheads to microbrew-lovers! Find a BMX stunt show or tire changing contest, classic rock cover band or the Veterans Day celebration. Taste the new 'State Fair Ale' with...a BBQ sandwich! Championship pullers arrive for the tractor pull from the Nebraska Pullers Association and little squirts battle it out in the Pedal Pull. Check back soon for additional activities.
Seniors, we welcome you! Come to the Fair for just $5 each day and find 15,000 exhibits made with love by Nebraskans. Glass blowing, an Elvis tribute band and a nostalgic performance by The Drifters, Cornell Gunther's Coasters, and The Platters. Check back soon for additional activities.