Harlan County Events


Find fishing tournaments, the best birding seasons, parades, festivals and more in Harlan County. There's a lot going on!

Harlan County Events

Harlan County Upcoming Events

Songbird Migration

April 1 to May 15, 2018
@ Harlan County

Memorial Day Weekend

May 25 to May 28, 2018

Oxford's Turkey Days

June 13 to June 16, 2018
@ Oxford, Nebraska

4th of July Celebration

July 4, 2018
@ Alma, Nebraska

Labor Day Weekend

August 31 to September 3, 2018
@ Harlan County

Stamford Pork Days

September 29 to September 30, 2018
@ Stamford, Nebraska


October 6, 2018

Harlan County Annual Events

Don't miss these annual activities in Harlan County! 

Event When
Eagle Viewing at Harlan County Lake December to February
Duck and Geese Migration January to mid-March
American White Pelican Migration / Harlan White Pelican Watch March 1 to April 15
Alma Chamber of Commerce Spring Fling March or April
Shorebird/Songbird Migrations March to mid-May
Harlan Anglers Walleye Tournament, 308-928-1242 late May or early June
Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament, 308-928-2021 early June
Oxford Turkey Days; a four-day celebration including a parade, carnival, contests and many other fun activities. 2nd weekend in June
Alma 4th of July celebration; includes 10K "Best Race by a Dam Site" and 5K fun run, parade, art-in-the-park, and the region's largest fireworks display over the water at the west end of the lake. July 4
Kids' Fishing Tournament, 308-799-2105 July
Harlan County Fair, 308-928-2119 July/August
Stamford Pork Days; includes a parade, children's games, craft and food vendors, and more. last full weekend in September
Orleans Applefest; provides a craft fair, food, and fun for all ages, including plenty of apples and cider. 1st weekend in October
Alma Chamber Holiday Preview, 308-928-2992. November or early December