April 28th - 21st, 2017The Blossom Festival isn’t a single event as much as it is a month-long celebration of pollen. But in a good way. Featuring such fun as the Arbor Day 5k/10k, Apple Blossom Ball, Nebraska Bloody Mary State Championships and, of course, more Arbor Day festivities than you can shake a budding stick at.
April 28th - 30th, 2017Nebraska City hosted the first Arbor Day celebration 146 years ago, and we make it a little better each year. (How? More cider.) After 14 decades, you know this year’s will be a verifiable hoot.
July 1st - 4th, 2017A small-town celebration of freedom the way George Washington intended. Complete with an hour-long fireworks extravaganza of, yes, extravagant proportions.
July 27th - 30th, 2017This is where we turn lemons into lemonade. And by lemonade we mean bargains. We can’t claim that this is the world’s biggest sidewalk sale, but that’s only because we’re too busy saving money to do the research.
September 15th - 17th, 2017THIS IS THE 2016 PAGE - STAY TUNED FOR 2017 INFORMATION COMING SOON!! We will leave the page up here for your information...
The mother of all fruit-based festivities and ranked in the top 10 of fall festivals by the Society of American Travel Writers. Perfect for hipsters and hip replacement candidates alike, this is the festival most folks think of when they think “Nebraska City.” Fun for the whole family, including grouchy Aunt Edith.
November 25th, 2017We encourage you to SHOP SMALL every day of the year, but especially around the holidays. Our local businesses are and have always been the mainstay of our community!
Shop Small starts with SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY two days after Thanksgiving.
December 9th, 2017The Yule Fest is Nebraska City's kickoff to the Holiday Shopping season and "yule" love all of the great deals! From the Sip and Stroll to the Holiday Trolley Tour of Lights to Santa in the City...it's a big deal!
January 1st - 31st, 2017Nebraska was granted statehood on March 1, 1867. The state will commemorate its Sesquicentennial beginning January 1, 2017, with a yearlong celebration involving a wide variety of programs and projects across the state.
Our 150th birthday presents a unique opportunity in time to honor our heritage, celebrate our growth and plan for our future. We will commemorate this historic occasion and celebrate the great State of Nebraska and its diverse history and cultures by engaging, educating and inspiring our citizenry and leaving a legacy for future generations.