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 $25 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 Golf Tournament

4 man golf scramble with meal

Register here www.birdease.com/gretnadays

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

Dodgeball Tourney

Campus Life Dodgeball Tournament at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

  • For kids entering grades 6-9 this fall
  • Minimum of 6 players / maximum of 10 players per team (co-ed tournament)
  • Teams can register now (preferred) or on the day of the event
  • Players should wear a team shirt/jersey/costume during play
  • Cost is $40 per team
  • Concessions are available to purchase
  • Prizes for Winning Team & Best Team Uniform/Costume

Contact Name: Doug Cerny

Contact Phone: (402) 915-9334

Contact Email: cerny.doug@gmail.com

Contact Website: http://gslcgretna.org

Event Sponsor: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Event Location Name: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULL

COMPLETE RULES AND WEIGHT CLASSES AVAILABLE AT 



www.whitmoresled.com

Contact Name: RICH BRAESCH

Contact Phone: (402) 690-1520

Contact Email: rbraesch705@aol.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Gas & Lube/Mr.tire

Event Location Name: West of Village Square

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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.  This year we will provide tents, tables and chairs however, if you wish to bring your own lawn chair please do so. We will have Gretna's own Tyler Anthony Band playing a little 'ol fashioned music along with his popular country show music for the entire family.  We will have food options available on site including the Optimist Club serving a variety of brats, hot dogs & burgers from 5:00pm - 8:00pm, and our Knights of Columbus serving Godfathers Pizza by the slice.  Also, the 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 4th Annual Cornhole ("Bags") tournament, which will start promptly at 5:00pm.  Come out enjoy this community event for the whole family. 

Contact Name: Greg Reitmeier

Contact Phone: (402) 960-9933

Contact Email: greitmeier@truckcentercompanies.com

Event Sponsor: St. Patrick's Catholic Church

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 $25 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 Greatest Showman at the Gretna High School Football Stadium

*Gates open at 7:00.  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.  Food and drink other than water will not be allowed on the field.

*No outside food or drink will be allowed

*Pets are not allowed.

Click here to download event flyer

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: Gretna High School

2022 Citizen of the Year Announcement

Nominations being accepted now!

Send yours to info@gretnachamber.com or

798 Village Square Gretna, NE  68028

 Deadline July 15th!

Winner will be announced Friday at Movie Night and will ride in the parade on Saturday.

Contact Name: Gretna Chamber of Commerce

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: Gretna High School Football Field

The Kiddie Academy Gretna Days Fireworks show Friday July 29th at 9:45pm!

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

NEW LOCATION!  East of Gretna High School Football Stadium.  Best view will be from the stadium after the free movie!

Join us for another great Gretna Days Fireworks by Gretna's own Peters Pyrotechnic Productions!

Thank you to our Fireworks sponsor Kiddie Academy!


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: TBD

Resurrection Run & Community Pancake Breakfast

A Gretna Days tradition returns for 2022!  Please join us for a 3 or 5 mile walk/run through Gretna, finishing on the cobblestones of McKenna Street!  We also have a 1 mile kids run!  Medals awarded to 1st and 2nd places in each age group!  

Registration includes a pancake breakfast at Resurrection Church following the event (prior to the parade!).

Community Pancake Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:30 am
$5 Kids under 12
$7 Adults
ALL YOU CAN EAT!
Resurrection Lutheran Church - 153 S McKenna Avenue 

Proceeds go to support the Youth Groups of Resurrection Church!

Contact Name: Douglas Ayer

Contact Phone: (402) 660-5362

Contact Email: ResurrectionRunGretna@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Resurrection Lutheran Church

Event Location Name: Resurrection Lutheran Church

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Men's Slowpitch Softball Tournament

Men's Slowpitch Softball Tournament

$200 per team

Double Elimination tournament

USA/ASA rules


Contact Name: Casey Hall

Contact Phone: (402) 990-1905

Contact Email: casey.hall1226@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Softball Association

Event Location Name: North Park 1 and Gretna Middle School

Gretna Days Craft Show

Come visit the 7th annual Gretna Days Craft Show from 9am to 3pm.  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

Kiddie Parade

Fun times continue!  Children ages 10 and under are invited to participate in the Kiddie Parade held on McKenna Ave in front of Resurrection Lutheran Church.


Categories for the entries are:

Storybook Characters - Participants dress and create props to represent Storybook Characters

Sports Stars - Participants dress and create props to represent a famous athlete

Super Heroes - Participants dress and create props to represent a Super Hero

Wheels, Wheels, Wheels - Participants dress in costume and decorate their bikes, trikes, wagons, etc. to ride or pull in the parade


Registration begins at 8:30AM prior to the parade.


Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each category. 

Contact Name: Lori Blum

Contact Phone: (402) 332-3289

Contact Email: lori.blum@edwardjones.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Optimist Club- Prizes provided by Edward Jones-Lori Blum

Event Location Name: 153 S McKenna Ave

Grand Parade

This year's parade theme is "Roaring Twenties"

Registration Deadline is midnight on July 20th.

This year's prizes* are as follows:  1st place $100, 2nd place $75 and 3rd place $50


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: $35/entry

Commercial Businesses: $60/entry

Politicians & Political Parties: $275/entry

To register to participate in the parade go to www.gretnachamber.com 


Contact Name: Carrie

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, right by Gretna High School. 

Contact Name: Administrator Sarah Stoakes

Contact Phone: (402) 332-4280

Contact Email: info@hillcresthealth.com

Contact Website: http://hillcrestsilverridge.com

Event Sponsor: Hillcrest Silver Ridge

Event Location Name: Hillcrest Silver Ridge

GHS Dance Team Fundraiser Lunch

Join your Gretna High School dance for lunch in Peterson Park following the parade. Pizza, dessert and drink for $5.00! All proceeds help the team travel to Orlando Florida for the High School National Team Competition. 

Contact Name: Kathy A Wendlandt

Contact Phone: (402) 740-1889

Contact Email: Kathywendlandt@gmail.com

Event Sponsor: GHS 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 $25 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

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.

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

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

Now featuring TWO BANDS!  Bands start at 7pm with music by Cooper James then dance to the music of one of the area's favorite bands- Lemon Fresh Day

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!!


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 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.  

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. An array of food trucks available. Registration begins at 8:00-12:00. Trophies awarded at 3:30.

Contact Name: Dave Zeleny

Contact Phone: (402) 680-6698

Contact Email: waltsherry@hotmail.com

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

Event Sponsor: Forest City Road Burners

Event Location Name: Dowtown Gretna on McKenna

Grand Opening Gretna Fire Museum

Grand opening

Contact Name: Dave Harrig

Contact Phone: (402) 916-0954

Contact Email: Bucksrunfarms@hotmail.com

Event Sponsor: Gretna Fire Museum

Event Location Name: 410 W. Angus Rd

Ice Cream Social

What better way to celebrate Sunday of Gretna Days than with a free Sundae at Gretna United Methodist Church! 

Contact Name: Brian Kemp-Schlemmer

Contact Phone: (480) 220-2571

Contact Email: brian@gretnaumc.com

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

Event Sponsor: Gretna United Methodist Church

Event Location Name: Gretna United Methodist Church