2019 Fair Events

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Time Event
9:30 am 4-H Communications Contest
9:30 am ALL EVENTS HELD AT EXHIBIT BUILDING ON THE POLK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

4-H Presentations Contest

1:30 pm 4-H Culinary Challenge Contest
1:30 pm 4-H Table Toppers Contest
2:00 pm 4-H and Clover Kids Ice Cream Roll Contest
2:00 pm 4-H Horticulture Judging Contest

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Time Event
6:30 pm Fairground Cleanup
7:30 pm Free Meal for Volunteers
  • Sponsored by Farm Credit Services

Monday, July 22, 2019

Time Event
8:00 am 4-H Clothing Construction and Fashion Show Judging

Midwest Covenant Home, Stromsburg NE
7:30 pm 4-H Modeling and Quilt Show

Midwest Covenant Home, Stromsburg NE

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Time Event
All Day ENTRY DAY – Exhibits will not be available for viewing until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

 

 

7:00 am - 3:00 pm St. Vincent Catholic Church Food Stand
8:00 am 4-H Horse Show
8:00 am - 10:00 am Enter all 4-H and Clover Kids Exhibits
8:00 am - 10:00 am Enter all Open Class Exhibits
10:30 am - 5:00 pm Judge 4-H and Open Class Exhibits
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Farmers Market
  • FREE for vendors
  • Bring your own table, chairs, and tent (tent optional)
  • Setup begins at 3:30pm in the area between the Ag Hall (exhibit building) and the Open-Air Building
  • The Farmer’s Market will be immediately followed by the free Junior Rodeo
  • RSVP (or questions) to mollygillespie44@gmail.com
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Free meal for 4-H’ers sponsored by Heritage Bank
  • Sloppy Joes, Chips, and Cookie, while supplies last
7:00 pm Junior Rodeo (FREE ADMISSION)

Events will be broken out into three age divisions:

  • Clover Kids (Mutton Bustin’ and Goat Tail Tie)
  • Junior (Barrels, Poles, Egg Race, Key Hole Race)
  • Senior (Barrels, Poles, Egg Race, Key Hole Race)

Each event will be capped at 20 participants. Pre-registration is encouraged with preference given to residents of Polk County.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Time Event
7:00 am - 10:00 pm St. Vincent Catholic Church Food Stand
8:00 am 4-H Dog Show
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Hometown Hero Community Blood Drive
9:45 am Clover Kid Dog Show (following Dog Showmanship)
10:00 am 4-H and Open Class Exhibits open for viewing
10:00 am Clover Kids/4-H Rabbit Show
12:30 pm Clover Kids/4-H Poultry Show
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm Nebraska Putt Putt on the Fly Mini Golf

NEW event for 2019! 9-hole miniature golf course FREE for kids up to age 18

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 104.9 Max Country Live Broadcast
5:00 pm - 1:00 am Beer Garden
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Carnival and Midway Presented by Garry Moore Amusements
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Free Barbecue sponsored by Polk County Ag Society
  • Sandwiches, chips, and bottled water while supplies last
  • Free watermelon sponsored by Heritage Bank
  • Free ice cream sponsored by Farm Credit Services
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Free Blood Pressure Screening
  • Provided by the Polk County Health Department
5:45 pm Youth Games Sponsored by St. Paul Lutheran Church
7:00 pm Rodeo Rose IPRA/UIRA/Midstates Sanctioned Rodeo Events (free admission for kids under 5)

Friday, July 26, 2019

Time Event
7:00 am - 10:00 pm St. Vincent Catholic Church Food Stand
8:00 am Clover Kids/4-H Swine Show
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Entry for the Frontier Coop Tallest Corn Plant Contest
  • Winners to be announced during the Demolition Derby on Saturday, July 27th
  • More information coming soon!
11:00 am Clover Kids/4-H Sheep Show
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm Carnival and Midway Presented by Garry Moore Amusements
1:00 pm Clover Kids/4-H Dairy-Meat Goat Show
3:00 pm 4-H Livestock Judging Contest
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Live Registration and Remote Broadcast with KRVN 880AM – Win a New Truck!
5:00 pm - 1:00 am Beer Garden
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm NeFigure8n Track Party

Fans of all ages are welcome to come down onto the track to meet the drivers and see the cars up close and personal! Included at no additional charge with paid admission to the Figure 8.

7:00 pm Figure 8
  • Nebraska United Officials Officiating Crew
  • $7,500 Purse Across Two Classes (Stock and Open)
9:00 pm - 1:00 am Live Music in the Beer Garden Featuring Borderline

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Time Event
7:00 am - 10:00 pm St. Vincent Catholic Church Food Stand
8:30 am 4-H Bucket Calf/Clover Kids
9:00 am 4-H Beef Show – Following Bucket Calf/Clover Kids Show
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Carnival and Midway Presented by Garry Moore Amusements
2:00 pm Clover Kids/4-H Small Pet Show, 4-H Cat Show
2:30 pm Clover Kids/4-H Llama Show
4:00 pm Registration for Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull
4:30 pm Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull sanctioned by Nebraska Pedal Pull Association, Sponsored by Osceola FFA and Alumni
  • Boys & girls ages 4 – 12
5:00 pm - 1:00 am Beer Garden
6:00 pm Cow Pie Bingo
  • Fundraiser for Osceola World Strides
  • Pinnacle Show Arena
7:00 pm Demolition Derby
  • Wreckless Promotions
  • $10,000 Purse Across Three Classes (Limited Weld, 90’s & Newer, and Two-Man Duos)
9:00 pm - 1:00 am Live Music in the Beer Garden Featuring D.J. Bridwell Band

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Time Event
7:00 am - 2:00 pm St. Vincent Catholic Church Food Stand
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Show N’ Shine
  • Open to all muscle cars, hot rods, tractors, and motorcycles.
  • Register day of show starting at 10:00 a.m. with show starting at noon.
  • Cash drawing prizes open to all registered participants.
10:30 am Community Church Service – Hosted by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Party with COLORS da CLOWN – free face painting
12:30 pm Purple Ribbon Livestock Sale
1:45 pm 4-H Round Robin Showmanship
3:00 pm 4-H Trophy Award Presentation in Livestock Arena
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Release all exhibits and pay premium checks
  • Please go to http://polk-county-fair.com for additional changes and/or additions to the schedule. Exhibits must be picked up between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28th. Exhibitors must make arrangements to have items picked up if they are unable to be at the Fairgrounds during this time. There is one Check Release area. Both 4-H and Open Class Exhibitors will come to the same Check Release area to pick up their Premium Checks. Checks will not be issued until 4:00 p.m..

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