6 Summer Events to Hit Before School Starts

The dog days of summer are upon us so make the most of your freedom while you can. Enjoy these family-friendly events in Kearney and make the most of your summer!

1. Kearney Night Market

Experience the unique culture and vibe of Downtown “The Bricks”. Bring the family and enjoy food trucks, arts and crafts, retail popup shops, farmer’s market vendors, message tents and more!

New this year to the Kearney Night Market is the Rockin’ the Bricks Concert Series. What’s better than a night out shopping downtown with a free concert?

Upcoming Dates:
August 2: featuring Soca Jukebox
August 16: featuring Mojo
September 6
September 20

2. Public Skate

Beat the heat on the ice at the Viaero Event Center!

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, spend the afternoon ice skating with friends and family. Don’t have any skates? Don’t let that stop you – rentals are available.
$7 for kids, students with ID, military and seniors.
$10 for adults.
Dates & Times.

Did you know Kearney is home to the Tri-City Storm Hockey Team?
2018-2019 Schedule

3. Roadway Heroes

Saturday, August 11, 10:00am-12:30pm, Buffalo County Fairgrounds

Roadway Heroes gives children a unique opportunity to meet community helpers and see their favorite vehicles up close! Enjoy fun activity stations and meet the people that help keep our communities safe and running smoothly.

This event is complete with LOUD NOISES!

Admission Prices:
Children Ages 3 and Up – Member $3, Non Member $5
Adults $2
Children 2 years old and under: Free

4. Concerts in the Park

What else do you need for the perfect Sunday evening?
Located in the always beautiful Harmon Park, enjoy a meal from a food truck while you sit back and listen to the sounds of summer.

Upcoming Dates:
August 5: West Wind
August 12: Blackberry Winter

5. Kearney Raceway Park

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Nebraska’s only Drag Strip!
With several events happening from now through November, you have plenty of chances for all the excitement! Admission is only $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12, FREE for 5 and under.

Enter the race yourself, or be a spectator! Family-friendly environment with many memories to be made!

6. Outdoor Movie: MOANA

Saturday, August 11, 7:00pm at Yanney Park

Enjoy a FREE movie in the most-talked about park in Kearney! The film begins at sundown, making it the perfect time for an evening of family fun. Kid’s activities will also be available.

Yanney Heritage Park includes a Splash Pad, picnic areas and shelters, fishing, paddle boats, walking trails and more!