August 27, 2021 - September 6, 2021

All the animals are here! From farm critters to exotic species, the State Fair is a zoo – or barnyard – of friends waiting to meet ya.

Birthing Pavilion - New Babies!

Presented by Nebraska Cattlewomen
Sheep Barn

Come see all the babies! New this year are baby ducks hatching, along with their little buddies the chicks. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch the birth of a calf, piglet or lamb too. And we might even have baby goats this year! Veterinarian students are on hand to answer lots of questions.

Hedrick's Meet The Animals

Presented by Protect the Harvest
Family Fun Zone

A hands-on experience…pygmy goats, donkeys, pot-bellied pigs, camels and a giant tortoise. Come and party with the animals! 

Hedrick's Racing Pigs

Market Place

Racing against bacon, snout to snout, these speedy hams race around a track for the big prize...and Oreo cookie! More fun than you can oink at.

Milking Parlor

presented by Midwest Dairy
Tom Dinsdale Auto Cattle Barn

Happy cows make nutritious milk. Stop by the Milking Parlor and hear all about milking cows as these girls show you how they provide protein-rich mile for ice cream, butter, yogurt and so much more. Guess what? The Ice Cream Parlor is right next door.


Schedule Subject to Change