Theme for Nebraska State Fair announced


Whatever your flavor, you’ll find it at the 2023 Nebraska State Fair.

“Whatever Your Flavor” has been officially unveiled as this year’s State Fair theme. Fair officials like to point to both the literal and figurative meanings of “flavor.”

“Everyone loves fair food, whether it’s the traditional funnel cake or something more exotic, like alligator bites,” Executive Director Jaime Parr said. “We’ve got all that, but we’ve also got other kinds of flavors.”

Whether it’s food, fun, entertainment, or agriculture, the 2023 Nebraska State Fair will have your flavor, she said.

“For some folks, the State Fair is all about the carnival. That’s their flavor of fun. Other people enjoy seeing the animals, from the babies to the biggest, and that’s their flavor,” Parr said. “Whatever your flavor, you’ll find it here.”

State Fair Board Chairman Bob Haag said the theme captures the notion that the State Fair is for all Nebraskans.

“Whoever you are, whatever you love, we’ve got it at your Nebraska State Fair,” Haag said. “If it’s a concert or a corn dog, a sheep show or the Sky Tram, this is the place to enjoy it with family and friends.”

Parr and Haag said the State Fair is not just a place but an experience that brings neighbors together from all across the state. Like a big block party, all are welcome, and everyone can have a great time, whatever your flavor.

“Although the State Fair is at its core an agricultural event, we know it means different things to different people,” Haag said. “We offer a variety of entertainment, a variety of shopping, all sorts of food and ag experiences so everyone finds something they love.”

“That’s what we mean by ‘Whatever Your Flavor,'” Parr said. “The 2023 Nebraska State Fair has a flavor for you!”

The Nebraska State Fair will be from Aug. 25 through Sept. 4 in Grand Island. 

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