Join Great Plains Communications in Supporting Local Communities

Look for these events in a town near you - and celebrate the spirit of rural America!

As a proud, Nebraska-based company, Great Plains Communications believes in advancing rural America. We are proud to live in, work in, and give back to the communities we serve.

Great Plains Communications is a Proud Sponsor of the Following 2016 Events

Monday, July 31st Broken Bow Custer County Bull Riding Classic
Thursday, August 10th Bloomfield Knox County Fair Bull-A-Rama
Friday, August 18th Imperial Chase County Fair

2017 Nebraska Parade Schedule

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Saturday, June 24th Callaway Pioneer Picnic Parade 


Saturday, July 8th Chadron Fur Trade Days
Thursday, July 19th Deshler Thayer County Fair
Saturday, July 22nd Grant Perkins County Fair


Saturday, August 5th Red Cloud  Street Car Days
Saturday, August 6th Scribner Dodge County Fair
Saturday, August 12th  Indianola   Old Settler’s Day
Saturday, August 19th  Imperial  Chase County Fair
Saturday, August 26th  Hay Springs  Friendly Festival


2017 Community Events

Pioneer Picnic – Callaway, Nebraska, June 24, 2017

The town of Callaway has sponsored the “Pioneer Picnic” nearly every year since 1933. Held by the alumni, Rodeo Club, and other local organizations, the event has become a memorable occasion each year full of fun for the whole family.

Fur Trade Days – Chadron, Nebraska, July 5-9, 2017

It’s the 40th Annual Fur Trade Days and there is plenty to enjoy, from the Buckskinner’s Camp, Parade, and a delicious Pancake Feed. For more information visit

Thayer County Fair – Deshler, Nebraska, July 19-22, 2017

Experience four jam packed days of fun for the entire family, all ending with the 4-H breakfast by the Deshler Lions Club and Cowboy Church Service Sunday morning. The beer garden opens Wednesday and the parade will begin at 6 PM Wednesday evening.

Street Car Days – Red Cloud, Nebraska, August 5, 2017

Celebrating the community of Red Cloud, the annual Street Car Days is always full of events for all ages. The parade will be on August 3rd, with the Great Plains Communications float in attendance.

Old Settlers Day – Indianola, Nebraska, August 12, 2017

A celebration that has become a tradition in the Indianola, NE community since 1902, Old Settlers Day is a time for people to gather to honor the spirit of the early pioneers. There is a large picnic for the community and a parade for all ages to enjoy on August 12th, with Great Plains Communications in attendance.

Chase County Fair & Expo – Imperial, Nebraska, August 13-20, 2017

The Chase County Fair is an exciting annual event for not only the community of Imperial, but neighboring towns as well. Click here for more information about the fair. 

Friendly Festival – Hay Springs, Nebraska, August 26, 2017

An ice cream social, golf tournament, free swimming, and parade are just a few of the things you can expect from the Friendly Festival in Hay Springs, NE. Always the last week in August, the event is sure to be full of fun for the entire family.