Historic Downtown Fairbury has buildings dating from the turn of the century. Fairbury’s downtown earns it’s historic reputation honestly. With the courthouse as the centerpiece of a quaint downtown square, the are highlights small town American at it’s best with antique stores like Memories and More Antique Mall, Stagecoach Mall Antiques and Tasting Room, New Earth Clay Pottery Art Gallery, a variety of specialty shops and restaurants as well as service and professional businesses. The downtown area draws visitors with it’s original brick streets, detailed building facades and the courthouse’s plethora of shade trees. Side streets also offer their own bits of history relived with the Campbell Bros. Circus Mural on the Globe Rexall Pharmacy reminiscent of when the circus stationed their winter home in Fairbury from 1895 to 1913, the circus always opened their season in Fairbury, but traveled nationwide.
First Friday Art Walk continues to grow in popularity as art galleries, studios and specialty shops continue to open their doors on the First Friday of every month with a new artist each month, enjoy samplings of premium wines from Nebraska’s premier wineries plus fabulous hors d’oeuvres, great music and antiques for sale at Stagecoach Mall Antiques & Tasting Room.