Date & Time Preferences
1st Choice Day
1st Choice Time
2nd Choice Day
2nd Choice Time
We will make every effort to accommodate your date and time preferences. Because of the large number of groups who participate, each entry will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank you!
There will be a dressing room available for marching bands on Wednesday, Aug. 29 in the Fonner Park Clubhouse. This is the only day the space will be available, as it's needed for other programs.
A volunteer will be stationed in the Clubhouse to monitor the space. Please note that the Nebraska State Fair is not responsible for any lost or stolen property.
Will you need to utilize the dressing room space on Wednesday, Aug. 29?
Daily parades stage at 1:00 p.m.and begin at 1:30 p.m. Because of the new time, marching bands will be unable to march alone between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. However, bands are welcome to participate in the Daily Parade!
Do you wish to participate in the Daily Parade?
Marching Band Route Options
Please check the box next to your preferred marching route and performance stops (reference map
). Note there are measurements next to each of the performance stops. Please make sure your band will fit within that allotted performance space. If your band does not fit within those space requirements, we ask that you skip that performance stop.
Marching Band Route A
Starts at the Main Intersection, runs through the main throughway in front of the red barns, through the Market Place and returns back to the Heartland Event
Center. (Distance is roughly 0.5 mile). This route includes 2 performance stops.
Marching Band Route B
Starts at the Main Intersection, runs through the main throughway in front of the red barns, through the Market Place to the East Entertainment Area. (Distance is roughly 0.7 mile). This route includes 3 performance stops.