CASE-IH Combine Rides
See Schedule ~ East of Marketplace, On the Track ~ FREE
FREE rides to families are available every day on a CASE or New Holland Combine, the same big machine that farmers use for harvest. Take a ride around the big track, pick up your special 150th Birthday Token and feel like a farmer.
Lil' Pardners Carnival
All Week ~ Midway ~ Family Fun Zone
Just for kids 36” to 42”, parents can ride with your children in often a first experience of a magical carnival ride. Coupons recommended: 4 for $5, buy at any carnival ticket booth.
Stick Horses & Lil' Ropin'
Aug 23-24 & 27-28 ~ Thompson Foods Outdoor Arena
Head on over to the rodeo arena during the Grand Kubota Roughstock Rodeo Aug 23-24 (tickets $15), or stop by the Barrel Racing Aug 27-28. You’ll find some stick horse racing and maybe some hay bale ropin’ too.
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls
All Week ~ West Family Fun Zone ~ FREE
Riding vintage 1950s modified tractors, your kids up to age 12 can try to outpull one another down a 25’ track. Littles love these little boy toys all week long.
Baby Ducks Hatching, Ponies Strolling
Presented by the Nebraska Cattlewomen
All Week ~ Sheep Barn, Family Fun Zone
Don’t forget that this year we have baby ducks hatching in incubators at the Birthing Pavilion, right next to the baby chicks pecking their way to sunshine. We might even have new baby goats! These critters join pig, dairy cow, beef cow and sheep moms with their babies. FREE
After that, head over to Hedrick’s Pony Rides to ride a real pony. *Fee applies
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. This might be a little one’s first experience with an animal that’s not a dog or cat.
CASE-IH Ferris Wheel & Combine Simulator
All Week ~ Market Place ~ FREE
Swing by the CASE-IH booth and you’ll find a mini Ferris Wheel, perfect for the small fries. Climb into the combine simulator to experience harvest, just like farmers all across Nebraska.
Nebraska Game & Parks
Visit the incredible interactive experience at Game & Parks where you'll find the famous aquarium, wildlife learning, outdoor jungle gyms, a live creek, archery and so much more. Great for every age!
Schedule Subject to Change