Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo

The annual Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo showcases the state’s vast number of fun outdoor activities at beautiful Fort Kearny State Recreational Area. This free event is designed to meet the needs of anyone interested in an outdoor lifestyle, regardless of age or experience.

Those who attend can try fishing, archery, kayaking, camping and outdoor cooking, among other activities. They can also see, touch and learn more about Nebraska fish and wildlife species from wildlife biologists.

2019 Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo

May 11 | 9 am – 4 pm

Join us for the 13th annual expo and rediscover a love for the outdoors at this exciting event! Participating in the activities is free thanks to our gracious sponsors. An annual or daily park permit per vehicle will be required.

Visit the expo’s event page on Facebook to get the latest updates, view the guest list, invite others, and RSVP to get another reminder of the event as the day approaches.

Activities include:

  • Tomahawks
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Shooting
  • Outdoor cooking
  • 6,000-gallon aquarium
  • Touch tank
  • Hunting demos
  • Fishing demos
  • Kids turkey gobbling contest
  • Archery
  • Bowfishing
  • Camping skills
  • S’mores

2019 sponsors

A huge thanks to all of our sponsors listed below! The expo wouldn’t be possible without their generous support.

Platinum Sponsors

Platinum sponsors have donated at the $5000 level.



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Gold Sponsors

Gold sponsors have donated at the $2500 level.

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Silver Sponsors

Silver sponsors have donated at the $1000 level.



Bronze Sponsors

Bronze sponsors have donated at the $500 level.
  • Dority Chiropractic Office
  • Big Bend Waterfowl and Wildlife Association
  • Younes Hospitality

Copper Sponsors

Copper sponsors have donated at the $250 level or below.
  • Ace Irrigation & Manufacturing
  • Andersen Wrecking
  • Anderson Klein Swan & Brewster
  • Broadfoot Sand & Gravel
  • Bruning State Bank
  • Buzz’s Marine
  • Cirrus Tech, Inc.
  • City Plumbing
  • Contemporary Obstetrics & Gynecology P.C.
  • Dermatology, P.C.
  • DTC Construction
  • Duane Franzluebbers
  • Gene Beerbohm – Principal Life Insurance Agency
  • Zeilinger Law
  • Helen Nickel Memorial
  • Hellman Main Coslor & Kathol P.C.
  • Eric & Steph Maaske
  • Johnson Imperial Home Co. Inc.
  • Kearney Optimist Club
  • Landis Vinchattle
  • Lowe Investments
  • L & S Industries Inc.
  • M&N Millwright
  • Marge Lauer
  • Matthew Yocom
  • Michael and Rebecca Evers
  • Midlands Contracting Inc.
  • Mid-States Irrigation of Kearney
  • Norm’s Plumbing and Heating
  • Patricia Hellriegel
  • Precision Import Repair
  • Quality Appraisers and Consulting Service
  • Ross, Schroeder & George, LLC
  • Terry and Deb Gibbs
  • Tillotson Enterprises, Inc.
  • Tim and Tracey Shada

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