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The Nebraska State Fair Concert Series will bring several nationally renowned artists and bands to the heart of Nebraska to perform at this year's state fair. From classic rock and country to Christian and comedy, there is a variety of genres represented from year to year. Some concerts will take place in the Heartland Events Center. The Nebraska State Fair will again be taking the sounds to the grounds hosting some concerts outdoors, under the stars, on the Fonner Park Track Infield.
Aug 25, 2018
$50 General Admission, $85 Pit; plus gate and fees
Fonner Park Race Track Infield
More Concert Info
Up with People tickets
Sept 01, 2018
$6 for reserved seating
All concerts, including the outdoor concerts, are rain or shine events. Refunds, credits, or exchanges will not be issued for cancellations as a result of inclement weather. Cancellation is at the discretion of the Artist and the Nebraska State Fair.
A hand stamp and concert ticket are required for re-admission into a concert. If a hand stamp and concert ticket are not present, or if the hand stamp appears to have been tampered with or transferred, the purchase of a (new) concert ticket will be required.
The Outdoor Concerts are standing room only. The Pit and sections 1-3 are standing room only. The Nebraska State Fair will proved a limited amount of seating in sections 4- 6.
There is limited bleacher seating available, at the back of the concert space, behind sections 4-6. All sections are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
A hand stamp and concert ticket are required for re-admission into a concert. If a hand stamp and concert ticket are not present, or if the hand stamp appears to have been tampered with or transferred, the purchase of a new concert ticket will be required.
There are no backstage passes available to the general public for any national concert. Any backstage passes that are issued by the artist's management are reserved for sponsors.
The following items are prohibited:
Guns, knives, Tasers, mace and other weapons.
Coolers, glass containers, laser pointers, selfie sticks and drones.
To ensure each concert fan has an opportunity to watch the show without obstruction of view, umbrellas are not permitted at the outdoor concert arena.
Outside food and beverages are not permitted in the Heartland Events Center. Outside beverages are not permitted in the Outdoor Concert Area.
Your belongings (bags/purses/etc.) and your person are subject to search by law enforcement and NSF security. Items that aren’t allowed will not be allowed in.
Metal detectors and metal detection wands will be in use at all concerts.
Professional cameras and recording devices are not permitted at the NSF concerts unless approved by the NSF and the artist's management.
Personal conduct should be maintained for a family event.
By entering a NSF concert, you hereby consent to the use of your photograph, image, voice, or a reproduction thereof, either in whole or in part for any and all advertising, promotional and publicity purposes without limitation or reservation.
Fairgoers entering a NSF concert do so at their own risk.
The Nebraska State Fair, Fonner Park and Heartland Events Center, and their employees, are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Smoking is prohibited.
ATTENTION: The Nebraska State Fair is exclusively an "Etix" ticket facility. We will not and do not accept any other forms of tickets from any other ticketing companies or sources. Customers purchasing tickets from other ticket sources do so completely at their own risk.
NSF will not honor any tickets that are not "Etix" tickets and you will not be allowed into the event.
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