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Spanning I-80 at Exit 275, the Archway offers a unique historical exhibit that brings American history to life and so much more.

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EVENTS

The Archway presents entertaining and educational events all year round. See the schedule below for coming events or create your own event at the Archway. Make your next event really special. Contact Amber Clement by email or call (877) 511-2724 to find out how.

Join us for upcoming events or plan your own event at the Archway.

Upcoming Events

Soda Fountain Sundae – Deb Carpenter-Nolting & Lyn Messersmith

Date: August 8, 2021

Time: 2:30 pm

Deb and Lyn

Enjoy a performance of American roots music and stories when author/educator/entertainers Deb Carpenter-Nolting and Lyn Messersmith present “Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History.”

After the performance, join us for root beer floats served from the Archway’s vintage soda fountain.  The performance is free. Donations for the floats are always appreciated.

Soda Fountain Sundaes are presented with the support of Humanities Nebraska and sponsored by Diane and Michael Schnieders.

Summerfest – A Family Celebration of Summer

Date: August 14, 2021

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Round up the family and celebrate summer at the Archway!

Summerfest will include fun activities for everyone.  Try fishing on the Archway pond with bait and tackle provided by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.  We’ll have a bounce house, trackless train ride, giant slide, and climbing wall for kids.  Enjoy bingo sponsored by the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department.  And, we’ll fire up the grill with hot dogs for lunch for everyone.

A family ticket to Summerfest covers admission for 2 -8 people and costs just $35.  That’s right.  Bring a group of 8 people for $35.  That’s less than $5/person.  Access to all Summerfest activities and lunch are included in the price.

Each group that registers will be eligible to win prizes provided by the following sponsors: Holiday Inn, True Value Hardware, Golden Ticket Cinema, Kearney Area Children’s Museum, Paint Paradise, Viaero Event Center, BCHS/Trails and Rails Museum, The Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center.

Reserve your tickets by clicking the link on the left.

Why the Archway

The Archway’s unique setting and easy access to I-80 provide a one-of-a-kind venue for your business meeting or family celebration.

We have a variety of meeting spaces available for business meetings and receptions, family reunions, weddings and celebrations.

Contact Archway Event Coordinator Amber Clement at (877) 511-2724 or aclement@archway.org for information about making your next meeting or event really special at the Archway.

Archway Theater

  • Ideal for meetings of 20-30
  • Projector, screen, audio system available
  • Catering is available
  • Alcohol cannot be served without appropriate licensing. Licensing will be secured through your caterer. Allow at least 6 weeks for the licensing process.

Platte River Room

  • Meetings, weddings, receptions and celebrations
  • Seats up to 150 people
  • Vintage soda fountain available
  • Big screen TVs, podium, audio system available
  • Catering is available
  • Alcohol cannot be served without appropriate licensing. Licensing will be secured through your caterer. Allow at least 6 weeks for the licensing process.

Archway Picnic Shelter

  • Outdoor meetings, weddings, family picnics and celebrations
  • Seats up to 150
  • Charcoal grills are provided
  • Catering is available

Book Your Event Today

Rent a space at the Archway for your private event.

Contact Amber Clement by email or call (877) 511-2724  for more information.

Archway Campus

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Archway Shop

Find unique Nebraska made products in our shop.