Fair Schedule

2018 Seward County Fair: August 9-12

Additional details will be posted once available.

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

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