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Enjoy Red Cloud's annual end-of-the-summer celebration which begins on Friday evening and continues through Sunday afternoon.

Saturday brings fun for all ages, all day long, beginning with the mid-morning parade and continuing through the evening with a barbecue (sponsored and cooked by the RC Fire Department-free will donations) and dances. Live entertainment in the park also runs through the afternoon and into the early evening.

Other events and activities include: couples’ softball, golf, tall corn contest, face painting & sidewalk chalk art, ice cream social, art exhibits at the Red Cloud Opera House Gallery, car show, burnout contest, tractor show, Inflatable games, race car simulator, free swimming, bingo, kid's fishing contest, soap box derby, pet parade, karaoke, beer garden, dance, fly-in pancake breakfast, Broken Horn Ranch Fun Day, food and craft vendors, and much, much more!

Street Car Days

Address : Red Cloud, Nebraska Red Cloud NE
Phone : 402-746-3238   (Always call and confirm events.)

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