Otoe County Fair celebrates 150 years
The Otoe County Fair will celebrate its 150th year with events July 27 to July 30.
A 4-H bake sale is scheduled Thursday, July 26 from 3 to 8 p.m.
Open class entries are Wednesday 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 4-H booth judging it at 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 27, events begin with the horse show at 8 a.m. and sheep show at 10 a.m.
The 4-H fashion show is at 6 p.m., followed by Water Balloon Warz at 7 p.m.
Friday events include rabbit and beef shows, The farmers olympics are at 7 p.m.
The hog show starts at 8 a.m. Saturday with poultry at 9 a.m. The Otoe County Fair parade is at 4 p.m. A fireworks show is at dusk.
Sunday events include the open horse show and 1 p.m. livestock sale.
The Otoe County Fairbook is out for 2023 in celebration of 150 years of the county’s Fair Days July 27 to 30.
Thursday, July 27
- 8 a.m. horse show
- 10 a.m. sheep show
- 6 p.m. 4-H fashion
- 6 p.m. pony cycle races
- 7 p.m. water balloon warz
- 7:15 p.m. 4-H specialty food auction
- 8 p.m. AKSARBEN 100-year farm family awards
- 4-9 p.m. Rockit Event Pros at South Park
Friday, July 28
- 8 a.m. rabbits
- 9 a.m. beef show
- 6 p.m. Little Tugger Tractor Pull
- 7 p.m. Farmer Olympic return
- 4-9 p.m. Rockit Event Pros
Saturday, July 29
- 8 a.m. – swine show
- Noon to 1 p.m. Antique tractor show
- 4 p.m. parade
- 6 p.m. Pony cycle races
- 7 p.m. Rockin Plus Rodeo Company
- 9 p.m. Dirty Boots Band
- 5-9 p.m. Rockit Event Pros
Sunday, July 30
- 8 a.m. Open horse show
- 8 a.m. round robin showmanship
- 9 a.m. 4-H companion animal show
- 10 a.m. 4-H dog show
- 1 p.m. 4-H and FFA livestock sale
The Janky to Swanky Contest returns this year. Janky items are brought to the Fair Center at 7 p.m. on July 6 and entered between 7:30 and 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26.
Open class entries are July 26.