Enjoy Outdoor fun at the Fort Kearny Expo May 13

May 10th, 2017 by

Fort Kearny Expo

Join Midway as we support the 11th annual Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo Saturday, May 13 which showcases a wide variety of fun outdoor activities. The family-friendly event is designed for anyone who loves the outdoors regardless of age or experience.

Try your hand at bowfishing, the climbing wall, kayaking, camping and outdoor cooking,
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among other activities. See and touch Nebraska fish and wildlife species with wildlife biologists!

Fort Kearny ExpoKids can get the chance to show off their skills in the turkey gobbling contest competition, while everyone’s invited to participate in the elk calling contest and fast draw competition.

There will be plenty of live entertainment including trick shooter Byron Ferguson who once shot eight dimes in a row out of the air and Paul Bunyan Lumberjack shows featuring rolling logs, axe throwing and much more! You’ll even be able to meet and greet Teddy Roosevelt to celebrate Nebraska’s 150 years of statehood! Enjoy blacksmithing and hide tanning demonstrations and sample Dutch oven cooking.

The Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to the public, though a park entry permit is required.
Activities include:

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Shooting
  • Outdoor cooking
  • 6,000-gallon aquarium & touch tank
  • Elk calling contest
  • Hunting & fishing demonstrations
  • Kids turkey gobbling contest
  • Golf USA golfing course
  • Archery
  • Bowfishing
  • Camping skills
  • Climbing wall
  • S’mores
  • Crossfit challenge
  • Fast draw competition

Fort Kearny Expo