Country Fair of the Nauvoo Pageant

Frontier Country Fair of the Nauvoo Pageant 7:00pm each evening before the pageant which starts at 8:30pm

All Activities are FREE of charge - No Tickets Required - No Donations Accepted

The Nauvoo Country Fair is a favorite activity for young and young at heart. Guests enjoy 20 different 1840?s style games and activities hosted by family cast members dressed in period costumes. In 2007 a station was added with computers where guests can enter information to access genealogical connections to the main characters represented in the pageant such as Joseph, Emma & Hyrum Smith, Brigham Young, Parley P. Pratt & others. More than half of the pageant guests are surprised to see they are related to one or more of the pageant characters.

Below is a brief description of some of the activities you will find in the Frontier Country Fair:

  • Stickball
  • Stilts
  • Tug-O-War
  • Graces
  • Sack Races
  • Hoops
  • Hand-Cart Pull
  • Log Sawing
  • Parlor Games
  • Wood Branding
  • Rag Rugs
  • Dance Band/Round Dancing
  • Quilting
  • Stick Pull & Arm Wrestling
  • Cousins Tent
  • Puppet Show
  • Children's Games
  • Highland Fling & Little Nauvoo
  • Children's Crafts

Nauvoo Pageant Events

The Nauvoo Pageant begins each night at 8:30 p.m. (Tuesday through Saturday) but there are more events associated with the pageant that are also free for all to see.