Area Events

Area events Christmas parade

Downtown Albion Holiday Light Parade
Join us downtown to celebrate our community!  Generally held at 6pm on the first Thursday of December, the 2023 parade is set for November 30th - Mark your Calendars!

Boone County Raceway
Home of the annual “Tanner Pelster Memorial Race”, Boone County Raceway presents racing action at its finest every Friday night from May to September. Weekly racing shows boast four classes – Hobby Stock, Street Stock, IMCA Modified, and Limited Late Model – and is a regular stop for traveling Sprint Car, Special Late Model, and WDRL Late Model series. Located at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Albion, the Boone County Raceway was featured in Dirt Late Model Magazine as “the Best Little Track You’ve Never Seen” and has a National reputation for track preparation, providing a family-friendly atmosphere, and downright old-school dirt track racing action!

The Boone County Fair
We host a terrific county fair here in Albion!  Go to the Boone County Fair website for the full schedule of events!

Annual Independence Day Kiddie Parade
Held the morning of July 4th each year, this patriotic-themed kids parade brings many families to downtown Albion for fun, patriotism, and community spirit!

Boone Central/Albion Alumni Weekend
Contact cardinalalumni [at] for Banquet/Dance tickets or more event information!
Held every Father’s Day weekend and provides the community with many recreational events that are held in conjunction with the Alumni Banquet. The day's events includes the SMOKE n CHROME on MAIN car show, Downtown sales events, the Alumni Banquet, and a Dance to raise funds for the Alumni Scholarship fund!

This Annual Show & Shine Event, sponsored by Cornerstone Bank - Albion, Albion Thrifty-Way, Schalk Auto Inc., Rex Mahoney/Stock Realty & Auction Co., and Zoucha Hay Grinding, Inc. is held on Saturday of Father's Day Weekend from 10am to 3pm. Many come downtown and see all the rides and bikes! Free will donations are raised to help fund area causes.

Nebraska State Antique Tractor & Horse Plowing Bee
Held in Petersburg every August. For more information on this visit the Rae Valley website or contact: Larry Petsche 1249 State Hwy. 14 Petersburg, NE 68652 Telephone: 402-386-5334 Show Date Telephone: 402-386-5366 Email: rvalley [at]