Fair Schedule

2017 Seward County Fair: August 10-13

Entertainment schedule for the 2017 Seward County Fair listed below.

Additional events will continue to be added, so check back often.

Download master event calendar that includes all fair and 4H events (Updated 8/3/17)

View event calendar for events held outside of fair dates

View 4H open classes fairbook pages

View Demo Derby / Figure 8 schedule and entry form

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

7:45-8 a.m. – Market Beef weigh-in (Livestock Center)

8 a.m. – Hog weigh-in (following beef weigh-in completion; may start earlier at Livestock Center)

8-9:30 a.m. – Breeding Beef & Bucket Calf Check-in (SE Corner of Livestock Center)

8-11 a.m. – Beef wash racks open to Sheep Exhibitors ONLY

11 a.m. – 4H & FFA Sheep Show (Livestock Center)

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Ag Inspire Display open (Harvest Hall)

12:30 p.m. – 4H & FFA Market Goat Show (Livestock Center)

4 p.m. – 4H Dog Show (Reunion Center)

5-9 p.m. – Mutton Bustin

5-9 p.m. – Exhibit buildings open

5-9 p.m. – 4H Petting Zoo open

5-9 p.m. – Wine & Cheese with “Tuna Fish Jones” Band (Harvest Hall)

6 p.m. – Baby Olympics (Ag Pavilion – registration at 5 p.m.)

6:30 p.m. – Horseshoe Pitching (Horseshoe pits)

6:30 p.m. – Pioneer Farm Family and Fair Awards Program (Harvest Hall)

7 p.m. – “Giddy Up” Pony Races (Ag Pavilion)

7-10 p.m. – Tom & Wes (Beer Garden)

Lego Exhibition – Open all day in Ag Pavilion

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

8 a.m. – Rabbit Show (Small Animal Tent)

8 – 10:30 a.m. – Wash racks open to Dairy Exhibitors ONLY

8:30 a.m. – Open Class Poultry judging (Small animal barn)

10:30 a.m. – 4H & FFA Dairy Cattle Show (Livestock Center)

11 a.m. – 4H & FFA Poultry Show (Small Animal Tent)

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Ag Inspire Display open (Harvest Hall)

1 p.m. – 4H & FFA Dairy Goat Show (approx. start time, immediately following dairy cattle at Livestock Center)

1-6 p.m. – Kidz Days

2 p.m. – Small Animal & Cat Show (4-H Cottage)

2 p.m. – Library Awards (Ag Pavilion)

2 p.m. – Big Tractor Rides (Ag Pavilion)

4 p.m. – Youth Muttin’ Bustin’ (Arena)

4 p.m. – Beef Production Show (Livestock Center)

4:30 p.m. – 4H & FFA Beef Show (Livestock Center)

5 p.m. – 4H Foundation Hamburger Feed & BBQ

6:30 p.m. – John Michael Montgomery Concert (Get tickets)

Lego Exhibition – Open all day in Ag Pavilion

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

8 a.m. – Hog Show (Livestock Center)

8-10 a.m. – Cake Decorating check-in and interview judging (Ag Pavilion)

10 a.m. – 4H Cake decorating judging (Ag Pavilion)

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Exhibit building open

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Petting Zoo open

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Ag Inspire Display open (Harvest Hall)

1 p.m. – Rib Rally begins (Harvest Hall)

1 p.m. – Pedal Tractor Pull (Harvest Hall)

1:30 p.m. – 4H Cake Auction (Ag Pavilion)

2 p.m. – Salsa Contest (Harvest Hall)

2 p.m. – “Volley for Vets” Sand Volleyball Tournament

2:30 p.m. – 4H Awards Program & Senior Scholarship Presentation (Ag Pavilion)

4 p.m. – 4H Open Shoot Contest (Reunion Center)

5:30 p.m. – “B” Street Band (Harvest Hall)

5:30 p.m. – Accordion Jamboree (Ag Pavilion)

6 p.m. – Figure 8 Races – View schedule / entry form

7:30 p.m. – Wessman Family

8 p.m. – “Cherry Jam” (Beer Garden)

Lego Exhibition – Open all day in Ag Pavilion

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

7-10 a.m. – 4H & FFA Exhibitor and Family Breakfast (4H Center)

9 a.m. – Archery Contest (Reunion Center)

11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Exhibit building open

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Ag Inspire Display open (Harvest Hall)

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Petting Zoo open

11:15 a.m. – Clover Kids Pet Show (Ag Pavilion)

12 p.m. – Overall Showman Contest & Herdsmanship Awards Presentation (Livestock Center – Overall Showman contestants will report to the 4H Office @ 11 a.m. to take their exam)

1-4 p.m. – Wiener Dog Races

1-5 p.m. – Nebraska State Fair Open Class entry drop off (Ag Pavilion)

2-4 p.m. – Release of all 4H & FFA Exhibits

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Release of all Open Class Exhibits

6 p.m. – Demo Derby – View schedule / entry form

Lego Exhibition – Open all day in Ag Pavilion

Thanks to everyone who attended the fair!

A special thanks to all the volunteers! We will be looking for your suggestions for next years fair soon!

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35 cars and counting for demo derby

Starts at 6!!!
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Sunday Funday! Cap off the fair by checking out the Pet Show and then watching the Demo Derby! ... See MoreSee Less

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