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2024 Marching Band exhibition

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Calling all high school marching bands! Join more than 60 Nebraska bands in participating in the 2024 Nebraska State Fair festivities. Band performance slots are available on select days from August 23rd-30th and are first come, first served. Please refer to the schedule of registered bands below.

Due to ongoing construction on the Fonner Park grounds, we have devised a new marching band route for the 2024 Nebraska State Fair (see map below).

 *Note that on Monday, August 26th, an alternate route will be utilized to account for Older Nebraskans Day crowds. Performance Stop 1 will not be available on this day. 

24 Marching Band Route

Friday, August 23rd: 12 pm to 2 pm

12:00 pm: Hastings High School

12:15 pm: Giltner Public School

12:30 pm: Grand Island Senior High

12:45 pm: Shelton High School

1:00 pm: Gibbon Public Schools

Saturday, August 24th: 10 am to 2 pm

10:30 am: Sandhills-Thedford School

10:45 am: Central City High School

11:00 am: Elkhorn Valley High School

11:15 am: Cedar Bluffs Public Schools

11:30 am: Kearney Catholic School

11:45 am: Brady Public Schools

12:00 pm: Northwest High School

12:15 pm: Verdigre Public School

12:30 pm: Lewiston Consolidated School

12:45 pm: Holdrege Middle School

Monday, August 26th (FULL): 10 am to 1 pm

10:00 am: Fillmore Central High School

10:15 am: Fairbury High School

10:30 am: Boyd County Public School

10:45 am: Bergan Catholic High School

11:00 am: Plainview Public Schools

11:15 am: Hershey Public School

11:30 am: Bishop Neumann High School

11:45 am: Loup City Public Schools

12:00 pm: Arcadia Public Schools

12:15 pm: Dorchester Public School

12:30 pm: Stuart Public School

12:45 pm: Meridian High School

Tuesday, August 27th: 10 am to 3 pm

10:00 am: Amherst Public School

10:15 am: Central Valley Public Schools

10:30 am: Neligh-Oakdale Public School

10:45 am: Deshler High School

11:00 am: Ainsworth Community Schools

11:15 am: Central Nebraska Homeschool

11:30 am: Southwest Public Schools

11:45 am: Thayer Central Schools

12:00 pm: Wilcox-Hildreth Public Schools

12:15 pm: Conestoga Public Schools

12:30 pm: Elm Creek High School

1:00 pm: Holdrege High School


Wednesday, August 28th: 10 am to 3 pm

10:00 am: McCool Junction Public School

10:15 am: Ord High School

10:30 am: Alma High School

10:45 am: Ravenna Public School

11:00 am: St. Edward Public School

11:15 am: St. Paul Public Schools

11:30 am: Fort Calhoun High School

11:45 am: Sutton High School

12:00 pm: Arlington Public Schools

12:15 pm: Exeter-Milligan Public Schools

12:30 pm: Palmer Public School

12:45 pm: Sandy Creek High School

1:15 pm: Sterling Public Schools

2:00 pm: Mead Public School

2:15 pm: Fort Calhoun High School

Thursday, August 29th: 10 am to 1 pm

10:00 am: Hampton Jr/Sr High School

10:15 am: Lincoln Christian School

10:30 am: Harvard Public Schools

10:45 am: Loomis Public Schools

11:00 am: Wood River Rural Schools

11:15 am: Friend Public Schools

11:30 am: Chambers High School

Friday, August 30th: 10 am to 1 pm

10:30 am: Grand Island Central Catholic

11:00 am: Raymond Central High School

12:30 pm: High Plains Community Schools

Registrations are due by July 19th, 2024. Please email your completed form to Olivia Koenig at or mail it to the address below:

P.O. Box 1387, Grand Island, NE 68802

24 Marching Bands Registration Form Fillable

Alternatively, you may fill out the online form by clicking the button below. 

For more information, please contact Olivia Koenig at or (308) 382-1685.

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