Since 1921
Heritage & Community

Oregon Trail Days is the longest, continuous running celebration in Nebraska. Established in 1921, and still going strong today, many modern events are added each year. Every July, Gering, Nebraska revs up for Oregon Trail Days. This four day event brings families, community, and heritage together for events, shows, food, music, vendors, and much more. If you have never visited Gering, Nebraska, mark your calendars for July and plan a trip during Oregon Trail Days. You will be welcomed by a friendly, small town community that is full of history. We are certain you will fall in love with Gering and our Oregon Trail Days event.

Oregon Trail Days

Each Year, we are humbled by the generosity of area businesses. Without their support, our event would not be possible. Kindly consider supporting these businesses that help make Oregon Trail Days a success.

  • Agromac International
  • B & C Steel
  • China House
  • City of Gering
  • Gering Keno Funds
  • Ellison, Kovarik & Turman Law Office
  • FNBO
  • Ideal Linen
  • Kelley Bean
  • Legacy Coop
  • Next Generation Tax & Accounting
  • Platte Valley Companies
  • Riverstone Bank
  • Robert Pahlke Law
  • Simmons, Olsen Law Firm
  • TEAM
  • Twin City Roofing
  • Weathercraft Roofing
  • Wills Chiropractic

Board Of Directors

Many thanks to our Board Members who work tirelessly to make sure Oregon Trail Days is a success each year. Without their efforts, our event would not be what it is today.

  • Rebecca Shields
    • General Chairman
  • Leticia R. Kanno
    • Secretary
  • Chris Jackson
    • Treasurer
  • Bill Peters
  • Joanee Fisher
  • Saxon Lee
  • Tina Worthman
  • Brittany Schillereff
  • Susan Cottrell
  • Melanie Knouse
  • Chuck Heeman
  • Ron Schwab