Flea Markets

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Whether you're a serious collector, a dealer, or someone who just loves to hunt for bargains and treasures, the flea markets in Fairbury and Steele City are sure to become regularly-scheduled stops as you make your way through southeast Nebraska.

Fairbury: The annual July 4th Flea Market ("the BIG ONE"), is held each year in the City Park in downtown Fairbury and is sponsored by the Pioneer Shrine Club. Now in its 29th year, this flea market has grown to over 300 vendors and plays host to over 7,000 visitors. This dawn to dusk event features a Shriner's parade at 11 a.m. and a fireworks display at dark, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

For more information call (402) 729-2910.

Steele City: The third Sunday in September, the tiny village of Steele City plays host to thousands of bargain hunters and history buffs who come for the annual Steele City Flea Market and Old Farm Machinery Show. This show is sponsored by the Jefferson County Historical Society. Rain or shine, this event features over 100 vendors, blacksmithing and horseshoeing demonstrations, a working saw and shingle mill and tours of the buildings which comprise the Steele City Historical District. Steele City is located just 12 miles southeast of Fairbury on Hwy 8.

For more information call (402) 729-3000 or (402) 442-2218.

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Campbell Bros. Circus Mural

The Campbell Bros. Circus and other highlights of historic Fairbury are captured on this mural on the side of Globe Rexall Drugstore in downtown Fairbury.

The picture was created by Echo & Jeff Easton & Greg Holdren. The scene is 140 feet long & 38

Fairbury, NE Arts

Rock Creek Station State Park

Rock Creek Station State Park is a Pony Express and emigrant station where James Butler Hickok gained his famed name, "Wild Bill", when he shot and killed the station attendant, D.C. McCanles, in 1861

Fairbury, NE Historic Sites

Jefferson County Courthouse

The Fairbury Journal-News once printed that the Jefferson County Courthouse was not a museum, but perhaps it should qualify. Business is still conducted daily but visitors may wish to stop in just to have a look at the building and it's contents. Built in 1891 at a cost of $60,000

Fairbury, NE Historic Courthouses

Campbell Bros. Circus -1885 to 1913

"Above the roar of the lions, the music of the calliope, and the laughter and chatter of the throngs of people, the cries of the circus barker were heard throughout the towns and cities where this great circus performed."


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Flea Markets

Whether you're a serious collector, a dealer, or someone who just loves to hunt for bargains and treasures, the flea marke...