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 for $20 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 east of Hwy 6 near North Park

Gretna Days Free Night at the Movies

Join us for a FREE showing of  the movie The Sandlot at Werner Park

*Gates open at 6:30.  Concessions will be available for purchase.

*Free admission and parking!

*Seating will be available in the stadium seats and also on the field

*Bring blankets for sitting on the field.  Lawn chairs are not allowed on the field.

*Pets are not allowed.

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: Werner Park

Gretna Days Golf Tournament

4 man golf scramble with meal

see front page to register a team

Contact Name: Hubble Reichert

Contact Phone: 402-416-0917

Contact Email: Gretnadaysgolf@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Days Foundation

Event Location Name: Tiburon Golf Course

Documents to Download

Antique Tractor Pull

Sign in/Weigh in from 2-4pm.   

See website link below for classes and rules.

Gretna Knights of Columbus serving food.

See map link below - located just west of Hwy 6 & Hwy 370 in Gretna (Gruenther Rd & Apache Dr). West of Dollar General.



Contact Name: Rich Braesch

Contact Phone: (402) 690-1520

Contact Email: rbraesch705@aol.com

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

Event Sponsor: Gretna Gas & Lube / Mr Tire

Event Location Name: Field West of Dollar General in Gretna -

Bags, Beer & Brats

Come celebrate our heritage as St. Patrick's Parish, in conjunction with the Gretna Knights of Columbus and the Gretna Optimist Club, invite everyone to this Community event.  Bring YOUR LAWN CHAIR as we will have a good 'ol fashioned Polka Band for entertainment for the whole family. We will have a food truck on site making Brick Oven pizza plus the Optimist Club serving a variety of brats, hot dogs & burgers from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Our Knights of Columbus will have a Beer Garden along with a variety of pop/water from 5:00pm - 9:30pm. And to add to the fun, the Gretna Optimist Club will be running their 3rd Annual Cornhole ("Bags") tournament, which will start promptly at 5:00pm.  The Bags Tournament registration email is listed on the attached flyer.  Come out enjoy this community event.

Contact Name: Greg Reitmeier

Contact Phone: (402) 960-9933

Contact Email: greitmeier@truckcentercompanies.com

Event Sponsor: St. Patrick's Parish

Event Location Name: St. Patrick's Catholic Church parking lot; South side of Angus Street across from the Church

Gretna Days Carnival

Come join us as Sams Amusements returns to Gretna Days.  On Friday we will have all you can ride wristbands for $20 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 east of Hwy 6 near North Park

Helicopter Rides

Helicopter Rides will be available from 6pm to dark 

Rides are $40 per person.  Minimum of 2 persons per trip and maximum of 3 persons per trip.

Rides are first come first serve.

Contact Name: Danwolf Technologies

Contact Phone: (316) 461-8360

Contact Email: none@none.com

Contact Website: http://www.none.com

Event Sponsor: Danwolf Technologies

Event Location Name: Highway 6 and 216th Street near the Gretna Middle School

2021 Citizen of the Year Celebration

Join us as we congratulate the 2021 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: Winner's Home

Gretna Days Fireworks show Sponsored by Nebraska Crossing Outlets Friday July 30th at 9:45pm!

SAME LOCATION AS LAST YEAR!  JUST NORTHWEST OF LEO ROYAL PARK, NORTH OF LINCOLN PLACE!

Time is Approximate!  Could start a little earlier or later based on timing of darkness and weather.

Join us for another great Gretna Days Fireworks show sponsored by Nebraska Crossing and presented by Gretna's own Peters Pyrotechnic Productions!


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: SAME LOCATION AS LAST YEAR! JUST NORTHWEST OF LEO ROYAL PARK, NORTH OF LINCOLN PLACE!

Men's softball tournament

Mens slow pitch softball tournament. ASA or USA softball rules. Contact Dana Janssen to register. 402 659 2932


Double elimination tournament. Rules meeting and brackets will be set Thursday before the tournament 

Contact Name: Dana Janssen

Contact Phone: (402) 659-2932

Contact Email: Dana.janssen@plcschools.org

Event Sponsor: Gretna Softball Association

Event Location Name: North park large and Gretna Middle School

Gretna Optimist Annual Kiddie Parade

Registration Opens at 8:30 am

Parade/Contest at 9:00 am


Categories this year as follows:

1)  Storybook Characters

2)  Super Heroes

3)  Sports Stars

4)  Bikes, Trikes, Wagons and Wheels

Contact Name: Lori Blum

Contact Phone: (402) 440-1923

Contact Email: lorib821@yahoo.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Optimist Club and Edward Jones - Lori Blum

Event Location Name: McKenna Ave in front of Resurrection Lutheran Church

Gretna Days Craft Show

Come visit the 6th annual Gretna Days Craft Show from 9am to 3pm.  THIS YEAR LOCATED AT GRETNA HIGH SCHOOL!!

 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: Gretna High School

Grand Parade

This year's parade theme is "Hometown Grooves"

Registration Deadline is midnight on July 22nd.

This year's prizes* are as follows: TBA


Location:

Parade Lineup: Gretna Middle School.  This is the same location as previous years.  Lineup time is from 9:00am - 10:30am, 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.


Chamber Members, Gretna Civic Organizations, Scouts, & School Groups: No Fee
Nonprofits & Individual Residents: $25/entry
Commercial Businesses: $50/entry
Politicians & Political Parties: $250/entry

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: Mckenna & Angus Streets

Hillcrest Silver Ridge Hot Dog Feed

Join us after the parade for complimentary hot dogs, chips, lemonade, tea and ice cream! Hillcrest Silver Ridge is located at 20332 Hackberry Drive in Gretna.

Contact Name: Liz Stratman

Contact Phone: (402) 682-4125

Contact Email: lstratman@hillcresthealth.com

Contact Website: http://hillcrestsilverridge.com

Event Sponsor: Hillcrest Silver Ridge

Event Location Name: Hillcrest Silver Ridge

Lunch at Gretna Legion Post 216

We'll serve lunch at the Gretna American Legion Leonard Conley Post 216 from 11:30 until 2:00, or until food is gone.  Our menu features fried chicken, loose meat sandwiches, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans.  Desserts available.

Contact Name: Jeff Jones

Contact Phone: (402) 541-5062

Contact Email: gretnalegion@outlook.com

Contact Website: http://gretnalegion216.com/

Event Sponsor: Gretna American Legion Post 216

Event Location Name: Lunch at the Legion

Documents to Download

Dance Team Lunch at Peterson Park following parade

Head to Peterson Park after the parade for pizza and baked goods! The dance team will be hosting lunch in the park to support their fundraising efforts towards their competition season! Gretna Dance Team is a Nationally ranked team and excited to celebrate Gretna Days with their hometown! 

Contact Name: Missy Cobb

Contact Phone: (402) 650-2753

Contact Email: Mcobb@nebraskadance.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna High School Dance Team

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Carnival

Join us as Sams Amusements returns for another great year.  Saturday we have all you can ride wristbands for $20 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 Foundation

Event Location Name: Angus street east of Hwy 6 near North Park

Helicopter Rides

Helicopter rides from Noon to dark 

Rides are $40 per person.  Minimum of 2 persons per trip and maximum of 3 persons per trip.

Rides are first come first serve.

Contact Name: Danwolf Technologies

Contact Phone: (316) 461-8360

Contact Email: none@none.com

Contact Website: http://www.none.com

Event Sponsor: Danwolf Technologies

Event Location Name: Highway 6 and 216th Street near the Gretna Middle School

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

Garden Tractor Pull

Classes and rules can be found at www.wigtpulling.com

We will have classes for all levels of pullers. Must have working kill switch and wheelie bars to compete.

We also have a club tractor that anyone can pull if you do not have one of your own.

Weigh in and registration opens at 11am, pulling starts at 1pm following the Grand Parade.

Contact Name: Mike beaman

Contact Phone: (402) 871-8593

Contact Email: mike.beaman@hotmail.com

Contact Website: http://wigtpulling.com

Event Sponsor: F&M Bank, Transportation Specialists Limited Inc. R.L.Ruff Excavating and Grading

Event Location Name: Village Square

Annual Gretna Volunteer Fire & Rescue Waterfights

Kids water fights hosted by Gretna Fire Department.

Contact Name: Nick Pierce

Contact Phone: (402) 660-1006

Contact Email: info@GretnaDays.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Volunteer Fire Department

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Dance & Beer Garden

Now featuring TWO BANDS!   Dance to the music of one of the area's favorite bands- Lemon Fresh Day, and come early for Tyler Anthony & the Trainwecks at 7pm.

Located in Village Square - Corner of Hwy 6/370  Lots of seating available! 

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

Food will be available again this year!!

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR STAGE SPONSOR:  DON HUMMER TRUCKING!

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/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

Helicopter Rides

Helicopter rides 10:30am to 4:00pm.

Rides are $40 per person.  Minimum of 2 persons per trip and maximum of 3 persons per trip.

Rides are first come first serve.

Contact Name: Danwolf Technologies

Contact Phone: (316) 461-8360

Contact Email: none@none.com

Contact Website: http://www.none.com

Event Sponsor: Danwolf Technologies

Event Location Name: Highway 6 and 216th Street near the Gretna Middle School

Peterson Park Shelter Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon cutting for new shelter.

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/Gretna Area Chamber/City of Gretna

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

Gretna Days Community Picnic

Free Picnic!!  Come join your friends and neighbors for a free picnic brought to you by the Gretna Days Donors and Sponsors 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 games for the kids.  

New This Year-> wandering magician in the park.

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

Road Burners Car Show

Classic cars and motorcycles. Special club  made trophies for special cars and motorcycles. We'll Smoke You Barbecue will be there for food to purchase. Registration begins at 8:00-12:00. Trophies awarded at 3:30.

Contact Name: Dave Zeleny

Contact Phone: (402) 332-3078

Contact Email: waltsherry@hotmail.com

Event Sponsor: Road Burners of Gretna

Event Location Name: McKenna Ave.

Gretna Knights of Columbus Inner Tube Races

Annual Gretna Days Inner Tube Races sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council # 10047 from the St Patricks Parish in Gretna.  Tubes are provided by our long time sponsor Gretna Gas & Lube.  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.

Contact Name: Chris Lingbloom

Contact Phone: (402) 312-5415

Contact Email: clingbloom@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Knights of Columbus Council # 10047

Event Location Name: Gretna City Pool