KRanch_Rodeo_oops_Want to see what real cowboys do to have fun on a summer’s evening? Come watch, or better yet, join with other 4-person teams from from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming as they compete in the Annual Kimball Ranch Rodeo on the second weekend in June. Competition will begin in the early evening, about 6:00 PM.

Events include:

  • Individuals: Jackpot Ranch Style Bronc Riding
  • Team Events: Team Tieing, Branding & Doctoring, Trailer Loading, and Wild Cow Milking
  • Food Vendors
  • Beer Garden.
  • Music & Dancing.

For more information or to register a team, contact:

Alex Engstrom, 308-241-1760 or
Shane Dickerson, 308-235-9373
Check the Kimball Ranch Rodeo page on Facebook.

July 4 water fightFriday, July 3:

5-7 p.m. Cruising Night, Main Street. All street-legal vehicles welcome.

Saturday, July 4: 

7 a.m. 5K Friends of the Library

9:15 p.m. Fireworks at Kimball High School

Sunday, July 5: 

12 p.m. Picnic at Gotte Park, bring your own food, lawn chair, and drinks

1 p.m. Band Concert at Gotte Park

County Fair & Rodeo is the first full week of August, 4-H exhibits will be on display Friday. And the PRCA Rodeo competition will be held Saturday night.

Friday: Concert at 7:30 PM

Saturday: Rodeo at 8:00 PM

Concert after the rodeo at 9:30 PM

Sunday: Rodeo at 2:00 PM

star_gazing_002Share the beauty of the Harvest Moonrise over the historic EJE Ranch.

The night of the September Full Moon is usually a pasture party night. Enjoy campfire hot dogs, s’mores, and hot chocolate. Learn fun, interesting facts about the moon. See the sites of the Apollo moon landings.

Meet at the High Point Welcome Center (I-80, Exit 20) between 5:30 and 6 PM. Caravan to the ranch, departing the Welcome Center at 6 PM. The drive is approximately two miles.

  • Tickets: $3 adults, $5 couples, and $1 children ages 5-15.
  • Purchase your ticket at the Welcome Center, I-80, Exit 20.
  • Only 50 tickets are available!
  • Bring lawn chairs and binoculars. A telescope will be available.
  • Bring a jacket. The evening will cool off after sunset!

For more information contact:
Shaun Evertson: 308-241-0878 or
High Point Welcome Center: 308-241-0573 or

In case of inclement weather, rain date will be the following evening, same place, same time.

250px_Grant_DeVolson_Wood___American_GothicAnnual FARMER’S DAY Celebration

Plan NOW to attend the Annual Farmer’s Day Celebration in Kimball this year. Put the last full weekend in September on your calendar of FUN. Downtown  Parade… Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

There will be a block party featuring a  band, a burger feed, demonstrations, competitions, a demolition derby, and lots more.

Vendor applications; parade applications; Craft Show applications, etc. are all available at the Chamber office.


Contact Kimball/Banner County Chamber of Commerce (phone: 308-235-3782) for more information

April 2020

Kimball Area Tourism presents Kimball & Banner Counties “Through Your Eyes” Photo Contest

To enter the contest, tag photos with #KimballBannerCounty and #(whatever the photo category is). Post the photos to Instagram or your Facebook feed with the proper tags. Complete all of the categories by May 31st and you will be entered to win $50 from Kimball Area Tourism.

The photo categories are:

#HighPoint                                          #NebraskaSignSelfie
#RockyHollowBuffalo                       #Wildlife
#Flumes                                               #Railroad
#OliverReservoir                                #FavoriteView
#Sunset                                                 #HiddenTreasure
#Sunrise                                                #FavoriteRestaurant
#LocalBusiness                                    #Weather
#Wildflowers                                        #Family
#PlainsHistoricalSociety                    #LincolnHighway
#BannerCountyMuseum                    #ForgottenFavorite

Check out our Facebook pages at Kimball County Visitor Center and also High Point Welcome Center.