Explore Grand Island

  • Colorful Restoration

    The Historic Grand Theatre recently completed a significant restoration of their facade and lobby, and the original art-deco interior remains spotless.

  • Meet the Characters

    The people of Grand Island represent the true make up the community. Meet some of the characters of the city in these interviews.

  • Springtime Birding

    Grand Island has some of the best birding in the world, and this is particularly true during Spring.

Seasonal Features

  • SPRING

    Join in the beautiful rebirth of the prairie and the Platte River Valley and witness the annual migration of the sandhill cranes.

  • SUMMER

    Pack your picnic and head to local parks and lakes for some family time and plan your trip to the Nebraska State Fair.

  • AUTUMN

    Fall is full of festivals in the Grand Island area; the Harvest of Harmony parade marches through downtown every October.

  • WINTER

    Don't let the cold and snow fool you; winter is a grand time in Grand Island. Christmas celebrations are scheduled in every corner of the city.

Our Big Backyard

  • Sandhills Journey

    The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway passes through a one-of-a-kind ecosystem called the Sandhills, 20,000 square miles of sand dunes stabilized by prairie grasses.

  • Loup Rivers Byway

    The Loup Rivers Byway is a beautiful stretch of road on the eastern edge of the Sandhills. Along this byway you'll find history, recreation, a brewery, and a coffee roaster.

  • The Father Road

    The Lincoln Highway was the first transcontinental highway in the United States, and it celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013.

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