Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial

The Gretna Days Foundation and the Gretna American Legion Family- Post 216 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  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 the 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 4:30pm.

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 & Cherokee Drive

Helicopter Rides

Helicopter rides at Cort Plaza 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: 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 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 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! Entrants start coming around 8:00 am.

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

Get out of the heat and enjoy some homemade ice cream and desserts. 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

The annual Gretna Days Inner Tube Races

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

Event Location Name: Gretna City Pool