Johnson County Fair

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The Johnson County Fair is held the third weekend in August every summer. The County 4-H participants showcase their projects, animals and skills during the Fair. Click here to link to the 4-H page.

Carnival rides (armband night), 4-H judging, grandstand shows, antique tractor pull, special events, Veteran's parade Friday afternoon, kids rodeo Saturday, and Church Service Sunday morning are all part of the activities at the Fair. To view/print the Fair Schedule, click

The Big Fair Parade is held on Sunday evening and always draws a huge crowd along the parade route from the downtown square to the fairgrounds.

Johnson County Fair

Address : Johnson County Fairgrounds Tecumseh NE
Phone : 402-335-7050   (Always call and confirm events.)

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