June 21st, 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.
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.
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!
April 28th - 30th, 2017Nebraska City hosted the first Arbor Day celebration in 1872, and we make it a little better each year.
Come Home to Arbor Day...a Nebraska Tradition!