Join us as we celebrate
Hamilton County!

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July 26 – August 1, 2021
310 A Street, Aurora, NE 68818

We’re excited to be back this year as we celebrate the 150th year of Nebraska’s Longest Running County Fair! Plan to bring the whole family to the fairgrounds July 26-August 1, 2021.

This year’s fair promises to thrill the children, entertain the adults and feed the masses! Every year our fair gets better and better. We are proud to showcase several acts this year that will be sure to please fairgoers…both young and old. This is the perfect place for family entertainment!

Schedule of Events

Aurora Day, Established 1871

7 AM 4H Final Entry for Foods & Horticulture

4H Cake Exhibit Entry

 

Ag Auditorium

9 AM Fashion Show Farr Building
5 PM 4H & FFA Exhibits Open

Event Tent Open

4H Bake Sale

 

 

Ag Auditorium

6 PM Opening Ceremonies
Anvil Firing, Flag Ceremony, Quilts of Valor
Grandstand
6:30 PM 4H Awards, Fashion Show & Cake Auction Farr Building
7 PM Beef Fry Feed Farr Kitchen
9 PM Fairground Closes

Hampton Day, Established 1879

8 AM 4H Dog Show Grandstands
1 PM 4H Cat & Companion Animal Show Ag Auditorium
5 PM 4H & FFA Exhibits Open

Event Tent Opens

5:30 PM Orphan Grain Train Benefit Meal 4H Building
6 PM Watermelon & Corn-on-the-Cob Feed Farr Kitchen
6:30 PM Pie Eating Contest Food Pavilion
7:30 PM Hot Dog Eating Contest Food Pavilion
9 PM  Fairgrounds Close

Marquette Day, Established 1882

8 AM 4H Jr. Leaders Food Stand Opens

4H Rabbit/Poultry Check In

 

Barns

9 AM 4H/FFA/Open Class Rabbitt & Poultry Shows Show Arena
3 PM Open Class Exhibit Check In
5 PM 4H & FFA Exhibits Open

Food Trucks Open

Event Tent Opens

4H/FFA Sheep/Goat Weigh In

 

Food Pavilion

 

Barns

6 PM 4H/FFA Beef Weigh In

Exhibitors Meal

Barns

Farr Building

6:30 PM Brent Breckner, Hypnotist Event Tent
7 PM 4H/FFA Swine Weigh In Barns
8 PM Open Class Exhibit Check In Closes
9 PM  Livestock Check In Closes

Fairgrounds Close

Phillips Day, Established 1884

8 AM 4H Jr. Leaders Food Stand Opens

4H/FFA Sheep Show

 

Show Arena

10 AM 4H/FFA Meat Goats Show

4H/FFA Dairy Cattle & Goat Show

Show Arena

Show Arena

11 AM 4H Food Stand Opens 4H Building
1 PM 4H Llama Show Show Arena
5 PM All Exhibit Halls Open

Event Tent Opens

Food Trucks Open

Optimist Club Food Stand Opens

Mechanical Bull Ride

JJ Petting Zoo Opens

 

 

Food Pavilion

Farr Building

Event Tent

South End Grounds

6 PM DC Lynch Carnival & Midway Open

Critter Close-Ups

Ain’t Dead Yet Band

 

South End Grounds

Event Tent

6:30 PM Pedal Power Pull Farr Awning
6:45 PM Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show West of Mather Building
7 PM RC Air Show Grandstand
7:45 PM Critter Close-Ups South End Grounds
8:30 PM Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show West of Mather Building
9 PM Fairgrounds Close

Giltner Day, Established 1886>

8 AM 4H Jr. Leaders Food Stand Opens

4H/FFA Beef Show

 

Show Arena

9 AM All Exhibits Open
11 AM 4H Food Stand Opens 4H Building
4 PM Critter Close-Ups South End Grounds
5 PM Event Tent Opens

Food Trucks Open

Optimist Club Food Stand Opens

JJ Petting Zoo Opens

Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show

 

Food Pavilion

Farr Building

South End Grounds

West of Mather Building

5:30 PM Barley Bin Opens
6 PM DC Lynch Carnival & Midway Open

Critter Close-Ups

 

South End Grounds

6:45 PM Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show West of Mather Building
7 PM Nebraska Bush Pullers Grandstand
7:30 PM Live Music Event Tent
7:45 PM Critter Close-Ups South End Grounds
8:30 PM Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show West of Mather Building
9 PM DJ Bridwell Band Event Tent
12 AM Fairgrounds Close

Stockham Day, Established 1886

8 AM 4H Jr. Leaders Food Stand Opens

4H/FFA Swine Show

 

Show Arena

9 AM All Exhibits Open
10:30 AM Ladies Skillet Throw Grandstands
11 AM 4H Food Stand Opens

Food Trucks Open

Optimist Club Food Stand Opens

Plowing Bee

Event Tent Opens

4H Building

Food Pavilion

Farr Building

SW of Fairgrounds

 

1 PM Kid at Heart Tractor Tug

Critter Close-Ups

Grandstands

South End Grounds

2 PM DC Lynch Carnival & Midway Open

4H Elite Showmanship Contest

Hot Pepper Eating Contest

 

 

Food Pavilion

4 PM Critter Close-Ups South End Grounds
4:30 PM 4H/FFA Livestock Auction Show Arena
5 PM JJ Petting Zoo Opens

Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show

Cattleman’s Steak Dinner

South End Grounds

West of Mather Building

Food Pavilion

5:30 PM Barley Bin Opens
6 PM Critter Close-Ups

South End Grounds

6:45 PM Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show West of Mather Building
7:00 PM Trailer Races Grandstand
7:45 PM Critter Close-Ups South End Grounds
8:30 PM Robbie Pfunder Stunt Bike Show West of Mather Building
9 PM Midwest Dueling Pianos Event Tent
12 AM Fairgrounds Close

Hordville Day, Established 1906

9 AM Cowboy Church

All Exhibits Open

Show Arena

 

11 AM 4H Food Stand Opens

Food Trucks Open

Optimist Club Food Stand Opens

4H Building

Food Pavilion

Farr Building

1 PM Elvis & Johnny Tribute Show Farr Building
2 PM Flies, Floats or Rolls Car Show
3 PM Exhibit Release

Bingo

 

Event Tent

5 PM JJ Petting Zoo Opens South End Grounds
5:30 PM Barley Bin Opens
6 PM DC Lynch Carnival & Midway Open

Tuff Nuff Rodeo

 

Grandstand

9 PM Fairgrounds Close

FREE
ADMISSION &
PARKING!

*Some events have a separate fee*

Commemorative Coins Available!

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