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Explore Grand Island, Nebraska

Big Events

  • Thoroughbred horse racing has been a springtime tradition at Fonner Park for more than 60 years. Races start in February and run through May.

  • National Geographic named the sandhill crane migration as one of North America‚Äôs greatest natural wildlife phenomena.

  • Every Nebraska summer culminates with the Nebraska State Fair's food, concerts, livestock, and midway. What are you waiting for?

  • Since 1938, high school marching bands have strutted through downtown Grand Island in the Harvest of Harmony parade.