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Platte River State Park Yule Log Festival

December 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Enjoy the beautiful winter season with friends and family at this Yule Log Festival at Platte River State Park!

Activity Schedule:

All Yule Log activities take place at Walter Scott Jr. Lodge

Noon – 3 p.m.

-Pinecone Bird Feeders

-Kid Friendly Crafts

-Winter Holiday Cooking Decorating Contest: A fun holiday cookie competition. Bring your decorated festive platter of cookies to this fun holiday cookie competition. The winner will be announced at 2:15 p.m.

-Free Marshmallow Roasting

-Camp Games

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  – Pictures with Santa

2 p.m. – Kindling hunt for kids

2:30 p.m. -Yule Log Quest (Yule log teams may register by calling Platte River State Park at 402-234-2217. Limit of 20 teams)

3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. -Bonfire and free lighted hayrack rides

Noon – 5 p.m.

Stay warm on the inside as well with homemade chili, hot dogs, and other yummy treats!

  • Hot Dog (or Chili Dog), Chips and Drink – $5
  • Enjoy homemade Chili, Cornbread and Drink – $5
  • Hot/Cold Drinks – $1
  • Pecan Rolls – $2


December 16, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Platte River State Park
Louisville, NE 68037 + Google Map
(402) 234-2217
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