Big Four Fair set for this weekend

Big Four Fair • June 14, 15, & 16 Good luck to all of the Fair Participants and the Little Mister and Miss Postville contestants! Don't miss the annual Little Mister and Miss Postville contest that will be held at the Big Four Fairgrounds in Postville tonight, Friday, June 14, following the Hometown Celebration Parade.

Friday, June 14


9 am – 10:30 am Junior Division Judging

10 am – 9 pm Food Stand is Open

10:30 am Dress Review / Clothing Selection at

Dreamland Pavilion (Style Show and presentations 

immediately following the judging)

1 pm Open Class Projects Judging – Culinary, Fancy

Work, Photo, Farm, Garden Judging 

(if article is soiled - judge may refuse ribbon placing.)

2 pm – Dusk Carnival Games 

(Sponsored by Thespian Troupe 417)

3 pm Dog Show

6 pm Food Contest entries due

7 pm Hometown Celebration Parade 

(following the parade is the Little Mister and Miss judging)

7:30 pm Health papers are required for all animals! All livestock must be on grounds. 

Livestock will be unloaded/loaded from the north side, 

Co-op Drive. (Signs will be posted.)

7:30 pm Weigh-in (Beef, Sheep, Meat Goat)

(Beef weigh-in will be followed immediately by sheep weigh-in)

8:30 pm – 12:30 am FREE • FREE • FREE

Bandstand entertainment: 

Bruce Day & Mike Staebell

(Sponsored by local businesses)




7:30 am 5K Run/Walk sponsored by NEIAWRC

(Race starts and ends at the Fairgrounds.)

8 am BBQ Cook Off Contest Begins

8 am – 9 pm Food Stand Open

8 am – 9 am Hog Show Entries Due 

(weigh-in; MUST BE ON TIME)

8:30 – 9 am Lego Creations drop off; 

(Lego Creations judging at 10 am and release at Noon)

9 am Dairy Show (The show will take a break after the Junior

Champion is chosen for the Kiddie Calf Show [12 p.m. approx]. 

The Dairy Show will then resume [12:30 p.m. approx.].)

10 am Kiddie Tractor Pull; Sign-in starts at 9:30 am 

(Sponsored by Wyffels Hybrids)

3:30 pm Rabbit Show

4 pm BBQ Cook Off Contest Judging

5 pm Meat Goat Show

6 pm Hog Show

8 pm – 11 pm FREE • FREE • FREE

Bandstand entertainment: 

Ramblin’ Ryne and the Jones


SUNDAY, June 16

7 – 9 am Food Stand Open (Waffle Breakfast)

9 am Sheep Show

9 am – 4 pm Food Stand Open

11 am Beef Show

3 pm Projects released


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