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Chadron State Park Centennial Birthday Bash

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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One event on June 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

Join us for the 100th birthday celebration of Nebraska’s State Parks at Nebraska’s first state park! This two-day celebration will begin on Friday evening at 5 p.m. Mountain Time. Bring your blanket or lawn chair for a relaxing evening with food vendors, beer and wine vendors, live music, and ending the night with a laser light show.

Saturday is a whole day filled with exciting things to do, beginning at 8 a.m. Mountain Time. From dawn to dusk starting in the morning with a 1 mile, 5K, and 10K off the beaten path run,  history and fishing trailer, paddleboats & kayaks, a car show, bounce house, stagecoach rides, Dutch oven demos, wildlife displays, a black smith, craft & food vendors, archery and pellet guns at the Grand Opening of Chadron’s shooting gallery, a canoe regatta race hosted by the Kawanis Club, treasure dive at the pool and of course we can’t forget the Anniversary Buffalo Sloppy Joe meal.  That evening we will again have beer, wine and food vendors, closing out the night with a laser light show.

Come out for the weekend and help us celebrate your Nebraska State Parks!

Park entry permit required.


June 11
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chadron State Park
15951 Highway 385
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-6167
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Time outdoors is time well spent

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system’s 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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