News

Change Coming To Nebraska State Fair Ticket Purchases

Change Coming To Nebraska State Fair Ticket Purchases

Photo: clipart.com

There’s a change to the Nebraska State Fair concert series this year: no lines, no waiting and no wristbands. Fair executive director Joseph McDermott says they’re replacing the wristband program with reserved seat ticketing. That means concertgoers will no longer need to stand in line to get wristbands — something that will help those who live outside of the Grand Island area.

 

Concert tickets will go on sale August 4th, while the Nebraska State Fair opens August 22nd.

There will also be a six-dollar convenience fee for the tickets, though McDermott says fairgoers shouldn’t be too upset.


Tickets can be purchased through the website e-tix-dot-com or by calling or stopping by the Heartland Events Center in person. The 145th Nebraska State Fair is scheduled to open August 22nd, while concert tickets will go on sale August 4th.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Feeding South Dakota Seeks Grant

grocery shelf

Wal-Mart is offering $3 million in grants to Feeding America food banks across the country.

in Local

Younger Workers Leaving Area

Kramer 91714

With the expected addition of five to seven hundred jobs over the next few years, workers and housing will be critical issues.

in Local

Kindle: No Opt Out Needed

Kindle 91714

Yankton School Superintendent Dr. Wayne Kindle says the district should not have to ask for a property tax opt out, at least for the next few years.

in Local

New School District Completes First Month

school_bus_1

It has been just over a month since school started in the newly merged Hartington-Newcastle district in north east Nebraska.

in Local

Task Force Meets

money farm

The Ag Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature met earlier this week in Pierre.