Deadline August 16, 2021


recycled garden


let your creativity run wild!

The Nebraska State Fair needs everyone to across the state to get their creative minds thinking about an exhibit for the Recycled Garden. Join us by creating a planter or lawn décor using recycled objects such as old toolbox, kitchen equipment, old furniture, clothing, shoes, or old tires. You can also incorporate you favorite State Fair activity. Your options are endless. All planters will be displayed in the Sustainability Pavilion at the Nebraska State Fair! This event is open to all ages, so gather your business, 4H Club, Boy or Girl Scout Troop, church group, family or friends. If you want, you can do a planter by yourself.



  1. Registrations must be received by Aug. 16 to be entered. All planters need to be dropped off in the Marketplace Sustainability Pavilion, via Gate 1 on Thursday, Aug. 26 from 3pm-6pm. Pick up is anytime on Tuesday, Sept. 7. 
  2. Planters will be displayed to the public. The Nebraska State Fair is not responsible for lost, stolen, or vandalized items.
  3. Use of business, organization, or civic group logo, slogan, and/or mascot is NOT allowed within the design. No commercial or political signage of any kind is allowed.
  4. For questions, please contact Dana Fredrick at or Janna at

Nebraska State Fair
c/o Janna Kuklis
PO Box 1387
Grand Island, NE 68802 



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