Events Along the Byway

  • Bird Watching
    • Grand Island, NE
  • Polar Bear Tank Race Soup cook-off

    Polar Bear Tank Race Soup cook-off will be held Friday, March 6 at the Seneca Auditorium.  Tank Race teams will be registering and drawing for launch times on Saturday.   There will be cook-off prizes for best soup, most original theme, and best decorations!  Communities along the byway are encouraged to enter their best soup recipes!!  Please click here for soup cook-off rules and registration.

    • Seneca, NE
  • Polar Bear Tank Race

    March 6-7, 2015 - If you are looking for some winter fun that’s out of the ordinary, join us on the 8th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race. The Tank Race is being held to create awareness of the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway, and to allow people to participate in the unique experience of Tanking on the Middle Loup River in the winter.

    Join us for the most unique new Winter Event anywhere! Register now to insure your teams participation. Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis so register TODAY!  Registration forms are available here.

    For more information, please contact event organizers:

    Mitch Glidden: 888-278-6167 or 308-546-2206
    Email: pglidde@neb-sandhills.net


    REGISTER NOW!!!!!
    Race Capacity is Limited!!

    • Mullen, NE
  • Bird Watching
    • Grand Island, NE
  • Sandhill Crane viewing tours

    spring viewing tours - www.nebraskanature.org  to schedule tours or reserve a blind viewing area

    • Alda , NE
  • Polar Bear Tank Race Soup cook-off

    Polar Bear Tank Race Soup cook-off will be held Friday, March 6 at the Seneca Auditorium.  Tank Race teams will be registering and drawing for launch times on Saturday.   There will be cook-off prizes for best soup, most original theme, and best decorations!  Communities along the byway are encouraged to enter their best soup recipes!!  Please click here for soup cook-off rules and registration.

    • Seneca, NE
  • Polar Bear Tank Race

    March 6-7, 2015 - If you are looking for some winter fun that’s out of the ordinary, join us on the 8th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race. The Tank Race is being held to create awareness of the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway, and to allow people to participate in the unique experience of Tanking on the Middle Loup River in the winter.

    Join us for the most unique new Winter Event anywhere! Register now to insure your teams participation. Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis so register TODAY!  Registration forms are available here.

    For more information, please contact event organizers:

    Mitch Glidden: 888-278-6167 or 308-546-2206
    Email: pglidde@neb-sandhills.net


    REGISTER NOW!!!!!
    Race Capacity is Limited!!

    • Mullen, NE
  • Sandhills Cowboy Art Experience

    Sandhills region of central Nebraska.

    • Mullen, NE
  • Bird Watching
    • Grand Island, NE
  • Summer Opening of Stuhr Outdoor Exhibits

    Mondays thru Saturdays, 9 am-5 pm; Sundays, 12-5 pm. Closed Mondays in January, February and March. Railroad Town & outdoor exhibits open May 1 thru Labor Day.

    • Grand Island, NE
  • Stuhr Under the Stars

    Mondays thru Saturdays, 9 am-5 pm; Sundays, 12-5 pm. Closed Mondays in January, February and March. Railroad Town & outdoor exhibits open May 1 thru Labor Day.

    • Grand Island, NE
  • Sandhills Cowboy Art Experience

    Sandhills region of central Nebraska.

    • Mullen, NE