Explore Grand Island

  • Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer recently completed a $7 million dollar restoration of the Edward Durell Stone building that anchors their property.

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

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

Seasonal Features

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

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

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

  • 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

  • Nebraska Prairie

    Nebraska Prairie

    We love our prairie here in Nebraska. They are where we play, meditate, and marvel at some of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets in the world.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Hospitality

Events

44th Annual Tri-City Street Rods Auto Exhibition

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - Sunday, February 19, 2017
Location: Pinnacle Bank Expo Center at Fonner Park
Description: Get Revved up for a great show! Antiques, muscle cars, motorcycles, pickups, go-carts, classics, street rods and race cars will be on display at this annual car show. New cars every year! This is a great show for anyone of any age, who is interested in cars.

Show hours are 10:00am-9:00pm on Saturday and 10:00am-5:00pm on Sunday.

Trophy presentation at 5:00 pm on Sunday.

Admission $10 Adults 13 and older
Contact Information:
Ron VonBehren
(308) 379-4580
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