Live Entertainment

Perkins Stage of Dreams


10 AM – 11 AM: Past Galaxy of Stars Finalists and Winners
DeAundrea Clayton (the Galaxy of Stars 2016 Mega Star & 2016 Kool Dreams Star Search Winner), right, Chelsea Arnold (Miss Kool-Aid Days 2015), Carlie Bauer-Minden, Sarah Koca-Lincoln, and special guests will kick off the festival with their many talents!


11 AM – 3 PM: Kool Dreams Star Search
Performers of all ages vie for cash prizes and a chance to compete in the Galaxy of Stars Talent Search at the Nebraska State Fair.

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1:30 PM: Kool-Aid Cute Kid Contest Announcement


3:30 PM: Kwickest Kool-Aid Drinking Contest Finals
  The Stair Stage featuring ALL Nebraska Talent!!!



Stair Stage Entertainment

10 AM -12PM: Kwickest Kool-Aid Drinking Preliminaries
Compete to be the fastest Kool-Aid chugger in your age group and advance to the finals.


12 PM – 2:30 PM: Nebraska Talent
Visit the stair stage for a variety of local talent. And, if you want to join in the fun and share your vocal, dance, musical, or unique talents contact Cheri Beda at 402-984-2494.


2:30 PM -3:30PM: Serving Up Fun Race
A contest from early Kool-Aid Days to celebrate our past 20 years. Come see who can serve up Kool-Aid the fastest without spilling too much!