Oregon Trail Days is the longest, continuous running celebration in Nebraska; honoring Gering’s Oregon Trail history. In 2021 Oregon Trail Days will celebrate its 100th year with expanded and new events including Longhorns on Parade during the Grand Parade, car shows, art shows, kiddie parades, concerts, food fairs, horseshoe pitching contests and much more July 8-11, 2021.
Events day to evening; Friday and Saturday
For more information, visit www.oregontraildays.com
The national competition is an annual, week-long event where the nation’s top balloon competitors contend for an opportunity to represent the U.S. in the World Hot Air Balloon Championship.
Old West Balloon Fest Showdown 2021; first evening Balloon Glow at Western Nebraska Community College.
Gates Open at 7:00 pm; balloons glow at dusk (approximately 9:00 pm)
Food and merchandise vendors on site
For more information; visit www.theoldwestballoonfest.com
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Take your group tours to a monumental destination.
Monument Shadows Golf Course
Play 18 with an unforgettable backdrop.
Relax and just take in the views.
Legacy of the Plains Museum
A campus of hands-on, Oregon Trail experiences.
Gering Civic Center
Everything you need for a successful meeting in one location.
HOW DO WE GO THE EXTRA MILE?
Food makes an event. You should never have to suffer through mediocre food and in Gering you never will. We offer a variety of options that ensure that every dish served meets and exceeds your expectations. Great food makes a great event, it’s just one way that we go the extra mile in Gering
When you book an event at the Gering Civic Center you’re doing more than just reserving space, you’re enlisting professionals that will ensure that everything goes according to plan and your event goes off without a hitch. Our team is here to help you, that’s what a host does.
When the planning, location, and food all comes together seamlessly it makes for a great event. No matter if you’re planning a conference, a wedding, or something smaller, all of the resources of the Gering Civic Center and Gering CVB are at your disposal to ensure that your event is everything you’d hoped for.