Stromsburg, Nebraska

Upcoming Events in Stromsburg Nebraska


Sweetheart Dinner - For 50 Year Couples.

Ph: 402-764-2101 (Always call and confirm events)


3 Easter Egg Hunt - Ph: 402-764-2101 (Always call and confirm events)

9 Arbor Day Program - Address: Swede Capital Arboretum , Stromsburg, Nebraska
Ph: 402-764-2101 (Always call and confirm events)


8 - 10 American Legion Flag Display - Ph: 402-764-2101 (Always call and confirm events)


11 - 13 Swedish Festival - On the third weekend in June of each year everyone in Stromsburg becomes Swedish at heart. Their name may not be Johnson or Anderson or Carlson but they're talking Ostkaka, Swedish meatballs, potato bologna, and rye bread. Citizens don their Swedish garb to welcome the thousands of visitors that come to our little town to experience true Swedish food and celebration.

The Swedish Festival acknowledges Stromsburg as the "Swede Capital of Nebraska." It follows the tradition of the Midsummer's Eve Celebration that the Country of Sweden holds each year, when the people celebrate the return of summer to Sweden by commemorating the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. They stay up most of the night and dance around gaily decorated maypoles. The holiday, which dates back 200 years in Swedish history, is described as a combination of the American Fourth of July and Thanksgiving.

We do not stay up most of the night in Stromsburg, but you will find a gaily decorated maypole with Swedish costumed children dancing around it.

There is plenty of authentic home-cooked Swedish food to satisfy your ethnic hunger. Grandma unlocks the door of her "Kitchen", at 3:00 p.m. on Friday to begin the weekend's festivities and there are many other midsummer activities.

Address: City square, Hwy 81 & 4th St , Stromsburg, Nebraska
Ph: 402-764-2101 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Midwest Park Arboretum & Sculpture

Midwest Park Arboretum in the northeast part of Stromsburg has more than 75 different varieties of trees and plants, with more added each year.

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Morrill Farmstead - NHR

The Charles H. Morrill Homestead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on a picturesque site near the Big Blue

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Camping - Free camping and RV hook-ups at Buckley Park. Recent up-grading in the electrical wiring has made it possible to provide power for

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Fawley Fountain

The Frawley Fountain has been the focal point of the City Square since the late 1800's. The fountain was placed on the east side of the park by J. A. Frawley and has been recently refurbished by his descendants.

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Historic Downtown Buildings

By 1882 Stromsburg had two brickyards furnishing material for businesses, churches, and homes. Buildings of "native brick" still standing include the opera house (

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