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Nebraska State Fair offers one of the most innovative exhibitions focusing on interactive agriculture and educational experiences, promoting families, fun and Nebraska pride.

Positions Available:

Entertainment & Events Intern

Reporting to the Events Manager and Entertainment & Events Director, the Entertainment and Events Intern will assist in Event planning and Event execution and will coordinate Nebraska based events for the 2024 Nebraska State Fair (event). A successful candidate will have a background in event planning and execution. See position description here.  Please submit resume & cover letter to or mail to: Nebraska State Fair, PO Box 1387, Grand Island, NE 68802.


Operations & Maintenance Worker

The Nebraska State Fair Operations Department is seeking an Operations & Maintenance worker focusing on Livestock & Equine areas. See position description here.  This position is full-time, permanent with benefits. To apply, please fill out the employee application and submit to or mail to: Nebraska State Fair, PO Box 1387, Grand Island, NE 68802.

Fair Time Stagehands/Labor

Superior Stage Services is seeking applicants to help with the behind the scenes work to put on the shows and live entertainment at the Nebraska State Fair. They handle all the stages at the fair and need help to load in, setup, run, and tear down the stages each day.  No experience required but would be helpful.  They typically have shifts in the morning and evening with some work in the afternoons. All Shifts run on a 4 hour minimum with the possibility of longer but each shift is guaranteed to have 4 hours. Starting Pay is $20 per hour. Heavy lifting is required.  Apply Here


Looking for a summer job that really is UNIQUE!

Love social media, like taking pictures, enjoy helping people have fun, eating fair food, and getting paid.
Come to the Nebraska State Fair. We have two paid positions for this year’s fair in Marketing, Sponsorship, and Hospitality. For the next 90 days, you’ll have an experience like no other. You’ll be an important part of putting this year’s fair together. You could handle tickets, take video or photos, drive fair vehicles, ride on the fair floats, carefully pilot a golf cart and just be a big part of making Nebraska State Fair the biggest event in the state. Email if you want to know more or check the full job description here. 
Other seasonal positions available

There’s Nothing More Nebraskan than working at the State Fair! Gates, Beverage, Cleaning, Shuttle Drivers, Operations, Parking Lot Attendants… Check out the MANY opportunities to be part of the experience here!

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