Gretna Days Carnival

Come join us as Sams Amusements returns to Gretna Days.  On Thursday night we will have an all you can ride wristbands from 6pm to 10pm.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Angus Street on south side of North Park

Jazzercise FREE Classes

Join us this Gretna Days Weekend for FREE Classes all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!  Come in and see what you're missing!  We offer 29 classes every week which include a variety of class formats.  Check out the complete class schedule online at jazzercise.com/Gretna-NE, email us at gretnajazz@yahoo.com or call us at 402-660-9881.  Our classes will get your heart rate up with dance cardio, strength, kickboxing, yoga, and more!  Don't miss out on your chance to get in on the Gretna Days Deal as well!  See you soon!  Just show up, we'll take care of the rest!  #wedontjustdance #fitforlife

Contact Name: Jessica Germer

Contact Phone: (402) 660-9881

Contact Email: gretnajazz@yahoo.com

Contact Website: http://jcls.jazzercise.com/facility/jazzercise-gretna

Event Sponsor: Gretna Jazzercise

Event Location Name: Gretna Jazzercise Fitness Center

Documents to Download

Gretna Days Golf Tournament

4 man golf scramble with meal

see friends front page to register a team

Contact Name: Hubble Reichert

Contact Phone: 402-416-0917

Contact Email: Hubblereichert@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Tiburon Golf Course

Gretna Optimist Annual BBQ in the Park

Come join the Gretna Optimists in Peterson Park for the Annual Gretna Optimist BBQ.  We will have hot dogs and hamburger hot off the grill!  Meal deals will be available that include chips and a drink! 

Meal Deals - Hamburger Deal $5.00/Hot Dog Deal $4.00

Hamburgers -$4.00

Hot Dogs - $3.00

Chips - $1.00

Drinks - $1.00 

Contact Name: Suzy Jennings

Contact Phone: (402) 332-8582

Contact Email: suzyjennings@hotmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Optimist Club

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Carnival

Come join us as Sams Amusements returns to Gretna Days.  On Friday we will have all you can ride wristbands from 6pm to 10pm for $20.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Angus street on the south side of North Park

Gretna Days Citizen of the Year Announcement

The Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce will be announcing the 2017 Citizen of the Year!  

Contact Name: Kara Alexander

Contact Phone: (402) 332-3535

Contact Email: info@gretnachamber.com

Contact Website: http://www.gretnachamber.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Teen Dance

Teen dance sponsored by the Gretna Days Foundation.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: (402) 378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days Foundation

Event Location Name: North Park

Nebraska Crossing Outlets Gretna Days Fireworks show

Join us for another great Fireworks show sponsored by Nebraska Crossing Outlet mall and presented by Gretna's own Peters Pyrotechnic Productions!
The fireworks will be fired from the same location as they were in previous years.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Viewable from around Gretna and from North Park

Resurrection Run and Pancake Breakfast

Resurrection Run has a three and five mile race/walk through the streets of Gretna.  There is also a kids' one-mile race.  A breakfast follows the race for all participants and is open to the general public.  The race is a fundraiser for the church's youth group.  

Contact Name: Michelle Kostal

Contact Phone: (402) 690-7975

Contact Email: jmjckostal@cox.net

Event Sponsor: Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church

Event Location Name: Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church

Jazzercise FREE Classes

Join us this Gretna Days Weekend for FREE Classes all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!  Come in and see what you're missing!  We offer 29 classes every week which include a variety of class formats.  Check out the complete class schedule online at jazzercise.com/Gretna-NE, email us at gretnajazz@yahoo.com or call us at 402-660-9881.  Our classes will get your heart rate up with dance cardio, strength, kickboxing, yoga, and more!  Don't miss out on your chance to get in on the Gretna Days Deal as well!  See you soon!  Just show up, we'll take care of the rest!  #wedontjustdance #fitforlife

Contact Name: Jessica Germer

Contact Phone: (402) 660-9881

Contact Email: gretnajazz@yahoo.com

Contact Website: http://www.jazzercise.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Jazzercise

Event Location Name: Gretna Jazzercise

Gretna Days Men's Softball Tournament

ASA Men's Class D Slow Pitch Softball tournament.

Contact Name: Mike Koch

Contact Phone: (402) 658-8626

Contact Email: mkoch1gneb@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Men's Gretna Softball Association

Event Location Name: North Park and Middle School Fields

Kid's Parade

Categories: 1.  Miscellaneous, 2.  Super Heroes & Patriotic, 3. Cartoon/Storybook Character, 4. Wheels-Bikes-Wagons-Battery Cars.


Registration will begin at 8:30 am in front of Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church, 153 S. McKenna Ave., Gretna, NE 68028


Contact Name: Sally McGuire

Contact Phone: (402) 680-8220

Contact Email: slmcguire55@outlook.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Optimist Club

Event Location Name: Kid's Parade

Gretna High School Dance Team Fundraising Lunch

Fundraising Lunch at Peterson Park Gazebo for Gretna High School Dance Team

Contact Name: Shawntell Kroese

Contact Phone: (402) 980-3266

Contact Email: snkroese@up.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna High School

Event Location Name: Peterson Park Gazebo

Gretna Days Craft Show

Come visit the 2nd annual Gretna Days Craft Show in North Park from 10am to 5pm.  We expect a wide range of crafters and home based businesses. 

Contact Name: Ann Kraynik

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: kraynik4@cox.net

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: North Park

Gretna Days Parade

Join us for the 2017 Gretna Days Parade!  Help us celebrate Nebraska's 150th birthday with this year's theme: "The Good Life.  The Great Life.  #GretnaLife!"


Registration Link: http://gretnachamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/2017-gretna-days-parade-1520

Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 23rd.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

Registration Fees: 

Chamber Members: Free
Individuals, Nonprofits & Civic Organizations: $25/entry
Commercial Businesses & Individuals: $50/entry
Politicians & Political Parties: $250/entry
Parade Lineup: Check in at Gretna Middle School.  This is the same location as previous years.  Lineup time is from 9:30am - 11am, depending on your place in line.  Please watch for more information the week prior to the parade.
Parade Route: Starts at the Gretna Public Library and follows McKenna Street north to Angus Street east, ending at the Gretna Public Pool.  This is the same route as previous years.

Contact Name: Kara Alexander

Contact Phone: (402) 332-3535

Contact Email: info@gretnachamber.com

Contact Website: http://www.gretnachamber.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce

Event Location Name: From the Gretna Public Library to the Gretna City Pool

Lunch at the Legion & Homemade Kolaches Sale

Czech meal: Pork Roast, Sour Kraut, Dumplings, Homemade Bohemian Rye Bread

$10/person

11am-1pm, or while supplies last!

Also: Homemade Kolaches for sale!


Sloppy Joes & chips for the kids.

Contact Name: Leroy Bochnicek

Contact Phone: (402) 650-0498

Contact Email: lbochnicek@cox.net

Contact Website: http://www.gretnalegion216.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna American Legion Post 216

Event Location Name: Gretna American Legion Post 216

SilverRidge Assisted Living Annual HotDog Feed

SilverRidge Assisted Living 20332 Hackberry Dr. in Gretna next to the highschool. We are having our Annual Hot Dog Feed after the parade. Hot Dogs, Chips, Lemonade, Tea, and a cool dessert item all free to the community while supplies last! Please come join us under our tents, have a hot dog, check out our float up close and celebrate Gretna Days! 

Contact Name: Lisa Arp

Contact Phone: (402) 332-4280

Contact Email: lisarp@silverridge-gretna.com

Contact Website: http://www.silverridge-gretna.com

Event Sponsor: SilverRidge Assisted Living

Event Location Name: 20332 Hackberry Dr. Gretna, Ne

Gretna Days Carnival

Join us as Sams Amusements returns for another great year.  Saturday we have $20 all you can ride wristbands from 12:00 to 5:00....evening will be tickets only.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Angus Street South of North Park

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull competition starts right after the parade.  Winners are eligible to go on to the state competition.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: (402) 378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days Foundation

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

WIGTP Garden Tractor Pull

Open to any garden tractor that meets our rules and safety regulations. They can be found at www.wigtpulling.com or contact Mike Beaman by email or phone.

Contact Name: Mike Beaman

Contact Phone: (402) 871-8593

Contact Email: Mike.beaman@hotmail.com

Contact Website: http://Www.wigtpulling.com

Event Sponsor: Transportation Specialist Limited Inc.

Event Location Name: Intersection of Apache and Gruenther

Documents to Download

Annual Gretna Volunteer Fire & Rescue Waterfights

The water is an event in which area fire department teams compete to push a target (beer keg) suspended on a cable from the start position in the middle of the span over the opponents end mark using the water stream from a charged fire hose.  Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams.  Once the area fire departments have competed , the event will be opened to the general public to compete against each other for bragging rights.  YOU WILL GET WET.  Protective gear will be required and provided by the department.  A kids event will be run simultaneously using similiar equipment but at a reduced pressure.  EVERYONE WILL GET WET!  Protective eyewear will be required and provided.  The events conclude when everyone is thoroughly wet, exhausted or 3:30pm whichever comes first.

Contact Name: Kevin Campbell

Contact Phone: (402) 660-9127

Contact Email: JoJoKT@hotmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Volunteer Fire Department

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days/Campus Life High School Pool Party

Pool Party for High School Students.

Contact Name: Brian Purch

Contact Phone: (402) 699-4496

Contact Email: info@gretnadays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GoYFC.org

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days Foundation

Event Location Name: Gretna City Pool

Gretna Days Dance & Beer Garden

Back by popular demand dance to the music of one of the area's favorite bands- HiFi Hangover 8:15 to 12:45am!

Located in Village Square - Corner of Hwy 6/370 NO COVER!!  Lots of seating available!

Funds from this event are used to make Gretna Days possible!!  Must be 21 or over.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Village Square - Hwy 6/370

Gretna Days Community Picnic

Free Picnic!!  Come join your friends and neighbors for a free picnic brought to you by Gretna Days Donors from 11am to 1pm!


Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days Foundation

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Rides, Games and Fun in Peterson Park

Rides & Games available in Peterson Park.  We will have 50 cent rides and lots of games for the kids.  Live music in the park throughout the afternoon.  This event is sponsored by the local businesses for the citizens of Gretna as a Thank You for supporting your local businesses.

Contact Name: Gretna Days Foundation

Contact Phone: 402-378-6284

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Contact Website: http://www.GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Car Show

Sponsored by the Forest City Road Burners. Registration from 8-12 with a $20.00 fee. Contact Walt @ waltsherry@hotmail.com for info. Awards to be given out at 3:30. Public is welcome anytime during the day to check out all these cool cars!

Contact Name: Walt Sherry

Contact Phone: (402) 332-3980

Contact Email: waltsherry@hotmail.com

Event Sponsor: Forest City Road Burners

Event Location Name: Downtown Gretna

Ice Cream Social and Quilt Auction

Get out of the heat and enjoy some homemade ice cream and desserts. Stick around for the quilt auction at 3:00. This is an annual fundraiser for the Senior High Youth Group of the Gretna United Methodist Church which helps us do great things through missions. 

Contact Name: Nicole Hunter

Contact Phone: (402) 332-3213

Contact Email: swat@gretnaumc.com

Contact Website: http://gretnaumc.com/wp/life-in-christ/swat/

Event Sponsor: Gretna United Methodist Church

Event Location Name: Gretna United Methodist Church

Annual Gretna Days Inner Tube Races Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council # 10047

Annual Gretna Days Inner Tube Races sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council # 10047 from the St Patricks Parish in Gretna.  Races for all ages from kids to grown ups.  Free refreshments for all participants and prizes for first and second place finishers in each heat.


Event will be held at the Gretna City Pool.

Contact Name: Chris Lingbloom

Contact Phone: (402) 312-5415

Contact Email: clingbloom@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Knights of Columbus Council # 10047 from St Patricks Catholic Church Gretna.

Event Location Name: Gretna City Pool

Jazzercise FREE Class

Join us this Gretna Days Weekend for FREE Classes all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!  Come in and see what you're missing!  We offer 29 classes every week which include a variety of class formats.  Check out the complete class schedule online at jazzercise.com/Gretna-NE, email us at gretnajazz@yahoo.com or call us at 402-660-9881.  Our classes will get your heart rate up with dance cardio, strength, kickboxing, yoga, and more!  Don't miss out on your chance to get in on the Gretna Days Deal as well!  See you soon!  Just show up, we'll take care of the rest!  #wedontjustdance #fitforlife

Contact Name: Jessica Germer

Contact Phone: (402) 660-9881

Contact Email: gretnajazz@yahoo.com

Contact Website: http://www.jazzercise.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Jazzercise

Event Location Name: Gretna Jazzercise