State Fair

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  • Nebraska 4-HNebraska State FairAugust 24-September 3, 2018

    4-H member working with beef animal
  • Nebraska 4-HNebraska State FairAugust 24-September 3, 2018

    4-H member holding a felted elephant
  • Nebraska 4-HNebraska State FairAugust 24-September 3, 2018

    4-H member holding fruits and vegetables

4-H live animal & contest registration

All 4-H members planning to exhibit a live animal or participate in a contest at this year's Nebraska State Fair must register in ShoWorks by 8:00 PM on August 10, 2018.

The Nebraska State Fair is the premier opportunity for 4-H members to showcase what they have learned and worked on throughout the year. At the State Fair, we celebrate the successes of thousands of youth who have learned and grown through 4-H. The State Fair is a prime opportunity for 4-H members to cultivate skills they have learned in 4-H projects, put their life skills and good character to work, discover new areas of interest, and meet new peopleThe Nebraska State Fair is held each year at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds in Grand Island, Nebraska. This year's event will be held August 24 - September 3, 2018

Visit the Nebraska 4-H State Fair Fairbook for information about 4-H static and animal exhibits, as well as 4-H in-person contests and competitions happening at the State Fair. Additional information and resources are also available for individuals interested in participating in the Nebraska State Fair as 4-H exhibitors, volunteers, and judges.

Nebraska 4-H is only one part of the Nebraska State Fair. For more information about other activities, events, and contests happening, please visit the Nebraska State Fair website.

Nebraska State Fair 4-H App

Experience 4-H at the Nebraska State Fair from wherever you might be! Download the 4-H at the Nebraska State Fair App for your iPad/iPhone or Android mobile device. App users will be able to see a schedule of 4-H events, the results of all static exhibits and contests, 4-H news from the State Fair, and a fair map.

When visiting the 4-H Exhibit Hall at the Nebraska State Fair, be sure to check out the 4-H Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win some new 4-H gear!

iPad or iPhone App

Android App

For questions about this program or the information on this page, please contact:

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COORDINATOR: Phil Onwiler
EMAIL: ponwiler@unl.edu
PHONE: 402-472-9026