Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial

The Gretna Days Foundation and the Gretna American Legion groups are proud to bring the Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial to Peterson Park during Gretna Days.  This amazing, traveling exhibit over over 30 "Tribute Towers" displays the names and faces of soldiers from around the country who have given their lives in the War on Terror since 9/11/2001.  It is truly an honor for the Gretna Days Foundation and Gretna American Legion Family - Post 216 to host this amazing tribute honoring our fallen heroes - "Man does not die until he is forgotten".  Display open until dusk.

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 American Legion Family - Post 216

Event Location Name: West Side of Peterson 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

Event Location Name: Tiburon Golf Course

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Dodgeball Tournament

Gretna Days Dodgeball Tournament 

Where:   Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

In Ministry Activities Center

   11204 S. 204th Street


When: 4:00 pm


Price: $40 per team (6-10 players needed per team)


Who: For kids entering grades 6-9

Team shirts/jerseys/costumes should be worn during play


Concessions available for purchase.  Prizes for Winning Team & Best Team Uniform/Costume.

Teams can preregister or register the day of the event.

Contact Name: Doug Cerny

Contact Phone: (402) 350-3681

Contact Email: dnacerny@gmail.com

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

Event Sponsor: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & Campus Life

Event Location Name: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

1st Annual Gretna Days Cornhole Tournament

Open Division $20 donation per 2 person team (50% of proceeds go to Gretna Optimist Club)

Payout to 4 teams- Limited to first 80 teams

Single elimination-1 team per individual

Starts at 6pm and ends approx 8:30pm


Youth Division(15 and Under) $10 donation per 2 person team (25% of proceeds go to Gretna Optimist Club)

Prizes to top 8 teams-Limited to first 48 teams

Starts at 4pm and ends at 6pm

1 team per individual


Pre-Tournament registration at nebraskaoptimists.org/register

Day of Registration available if openings remain.

Contact Name: Mike Evans

Contact Phone: (402) 350-3681

Contact Email: mevans29@cox.net

Contact Website: http://nebraskaoptimists.org/register

Event Sponsor: Gretna Optimist Club

Event Location Name: Peterson Park

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: 513 Angus Road (Open lot just south of St. Patrick's Catholic Church)

Helicopter Rides

Helicopter Rides will be available from 6pm to dark at Cort Plaza.

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: 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: Cort Plaza

Gretna Days Citizen of the Year Announcement

The Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce will be announcing the 2018 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

Class of 1998 Reunion

Meet us at DJ's Dugout at 17666 Welch Plaza, Omaha, Ne. 68135!

Contact Name: Nancy Johns

Contact Phone: (402) 677-9243

Contact Email: Johnsnancy3@me.com

Event Sponsor: Nancy Johns

Event Location Name: DJ's Dugout

Remembering Our Fallen Ceremony

Opening Ceremony for the Remembering our Fallen National Memorial.

Please join us for a brief opening ceremony of this moving memorial.   The Gretna Days Foundation and the Gretna American Legion Family - Post 216 are  honored to bring the Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial to Peterson Park during Gretna Days.  This amazing, traveling exhibit over over 30 "Tribute Towers" displays the names and faces of men and women from around the country who have given their lives in the War on Terror since 9/11/2001.  It is truly an honor for the Gretna Days Foundation and Gretna American Legion Family - Post 216 to host this amazing tribute honoring our fallen heroes - "Man does not die until he is forgotten".  Display open dawn until dusk.

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 American Legion Family - Post 216

Event Location Name: Peterson Park - West side near Cherokee Dr

Nebraska Crossing Gretna Days Fireworks show

Join us for another great Nebraska Crossing Gretna Days Fireworks show 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