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Cirque Italia at the Platte River Mall

ARE YOU READY North Platte, Nebraska? Cirque Italia is coming to Platte River Mall October 12-15 Special Offer 1 FREE Child ticket with EVERY regular price adult ticket purchased in level 2 or level 3. Use Promo code: FREE ——- GET YOUR TICKETS and $$Save NOW at or call 941-704-8572 When: October 12-15 Where: […]

Buffalo Bill Mansion Candlelight Tours

Join Buffalo Bill’s wife, Louisa, Buffalo Bill friends and family servants on a candlelight tour of the mansion as they share intriguing tales from the past. For more information visit: or call 308-535-8035 Dates: October 6, 7, 13 & 14. Tours will be at 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m., & 10:30 p.m. Cost […]

Pumpkin Patches and Festivals

The Autumn season goes into full swing this weekend as our local pumpkin patches open. Camp Maranatha, 16800 East Maranatha Road in Maxwell, will host their Pumpkin Patch October 7, 14 and 21from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $8 per person, ages 4 and under free. Activities include Hay Bale Maze, Family Photo […]

Haunted Driveway

The ever-popular Haunted Driveway returns evenings from dusk until 10pm on weekdays and midnight on weekends October 1 through 31. Located at 3020 W. 6th (Enter on 6th, exit on Elder), the event is free, but donations are accepted for the Gift of Hope Cancer Foundation.


Nothing says “Nebraska” quite like images of our iconic windmills… unless, of course, it is a windmill with a backdrop of our beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Local photographer Boni Edwards shares her love of all things Nebraska.

Antiquing and DIY

Are you enamored with the new DIY and shabby chic home decor and furnishings craze? If so, you can find everything you need in the North Platte area. The “mother of all” antique destinations is Grain Bin Antique Town, located in the beautiful canyons just south of North Platte. Farther afield, in the neighboring community […]

Make North Platte Your Home

The North Platte tourism industry has created a great place to have fun, which means it’s also a great place to live and work! Incredible outdoor recreation right outside your door – hunting and fishing – nearby lakes for water sports – a water trail on the North Platte River – nearly 6,500 acres of […]

Midwest Championship Fighting coming October 21

Midwest Championship Fighting returns to North Platte on October 21 with “MCF14 – In Memoriam”. The mixed martial arts fights begin at 7 p.m. at the D&N Event Center at 501 E. Walker Road. Title fights include: MCF PRO FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE – Chad Obie Obermiller v Ryan MacDonald II; MCF AMATEUR LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE – Carlos […]

Lisa Burke Recognized for Accomplishments

Lisa Burke, director of the North Platte/Lincoln County Visitors Bureau received the Bruce Riley McDaniel Individual Professionalism & Lifetime Achievement Award at the Upper Midwest Convention and Visitors Bureau conference on Sept. 11. This award is presented each year to a professional in the tourism industry that has gone above and beyond in their work […]

North Platte Rail Days

The second annual North Platte Rail Days is scheduled for September 14 – 17, 2017. The Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center took over the event in 2016 and with only a few short months of planning hosted an event that celebrated the railroad in North Platte and focused on community building. This year the […]