Pawnee City, Nebraska

Upcoming Events in Pawnee City Nebraska


City Wide Garage Sales - Various locations throughout the city. Organized city wide garage sales with great participation by our residents.

Ph: 402-852-2973 (Always call and confirm events)


29 - 30 Pawnee Panorama - Annual celebration of the Pioneer spirit featuring an old-fashioned community band concert and community picnic on Friday night, and weekend events including a bank robbery and shoot-out, millionaire contest, flea market, parade, Nebraska sanctioned soap box derby, Pioneer demonstrations, fly-in breakfast, golf tournament, concerts, barbecues, ice cream socials, an avenue of flags display and a fireworks finale.

Ph: 402-852-2444 (Always call and confirm events)


14 - 17 Pawnee County Fair - Thurs-Sat: Flea Market
*4-H Action Begins
*Garden Tractor Pull 6pm
*Petting Zoo 6pm
*Parade 6pm
*Chicken BBQ 6pm
*ATV Rodeo 6:30pm
*Greg Blecha Band 7pm
*Ranch Rodeo 8pm
*NE Power Pullers 7pm
*Rodeo 8pm
*Mud Volleyball 9am
*Farm Tractor & Hot Tractor Pull 5pm
*Rodeo 8pm

Address: County Fairgrounds , Pawnee City, Nebraska
Ph: 402-852-2200 (Always call and confirm events)


13 - 19NE0314023e007 - Pawnee City Fall Festival - During the day there will be poker tractor run, pie eating contest, garden tractor obstacle course, Pawnee idol, bale throwing contest, flea market, demonstrations, Civil War Living History, vendors and 22 building museum open. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Address: Pawnee City Museum, East Hwy 8 and 50 , Pawnee City, Nebraska
Ph: 402-852-2444 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free admission

18 - 19 Pawnee City Historical Days -

Saturday, September 27 ~ 10am to 5pm

View displays of World War II memorabilia, including uniforms, guns, books, magazines, and diaries. Other 1940’s memorabilia will be available for viewing.

Memorial Service for veterans at 10:30am

Homestead Dulcimer Club at 10:30am & 12:30pm

Charlotte Endorf ( Nebraska Humanities Council)l presents “Nebraska Spirit: The North Platte Canteen” at 2:00 p.m.

Other activities include: Demonstrations of loom, threshing, water witching, rug making, butter making, blacksmith, rope making, treadle sewing machine, quilting, quilling, and library book check out. WWII music performed, and memories recorded.

Purchase books by local authors, bake sale items, raffle tickets, and Historical Society items.

Admission: $6.00 Adult; $4:00 under age 12; under age 3 free; WWII veterans free.

Address: E. of town on Hwys 8 & 51 , Pawnee City, Nebraska
Ph: 402-852-2444 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: At bottom of info above --

18 Memories of Days Gone By - A look at life during World War II. Sept 27, 2014 starting at 10:00 a.m- 5:00p.m. at the Pawnee City Historical Museum on the east edge of Pawnee City, NE. Memories of Days Gone By is featuring Nebraska Spirit: The North Platte Canteen, Memorial Service, WWII Songs, Displays of weapons, memorabilia, publications.

Address: 529 P St , Pawnee City, Nebraska
Ph: 402-852-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $6.00 for adults


City Wide Garage Sales - Organized city wide garage sales with great participation by our residents.

Ph: 402-852-2973 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pawnee County Courthouse

With its location near the Missouri River, an important early transportation link, Pawnee was among the first counties in the state, having been organized in 1856. After two elections in 1856

Pawnee City, NE Historic Courthouses

Hempstead House

Among the four houses located in the National Historic Register District in Pawnee City, the large frame dwelling is a good example of the Queen Anne style. Known as the "Hempstead Mansion," the house was built in 1887-88 by E. F. Hempstead, who came to Nebraska from Illinois in 1886

Pawnee City, NE National Register

Prairie Hill Sports Complex

Have you seen a glow in southeastern Nebraska? Prairie hill sports Complex in Pawnee City sets of that glow each and every time those ball field lights are turned on for the ball games. The parking lot is generally full, and kids of all ages are seen with balls and bats in their hands.

Pawnee City, NE Recreation

Iron Horse Trail Recreation Area

Quietly nestled in the southeast corner of Pawnee County, Iron Horse Trail Lake is an 85-acre lake situated within the 360-acre recreation area named for the historic railroad trail which winds through the park's wilderness. The dam was completed in 1983

Pawnee City, NE Recreation

Pawnee City Historical Society Museum

Come and experience our common heritage at the Pawnee City Historical site. From doctor, dentist, and beauty shop tools to clothing, farm and household items, quilts and furniture, you can view America's history first hand.

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Pawnee City, NE Museums

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