2022 Summerfest Celebration

Below you will find a lineup of this year's festivities. We hope you can make it out to celebrate!

If you would like a t-shirt, you can stop by the Chamber office to purchase. They also will be available at the park on Saturday and at the rodeo both nights.

Wednesday,
July 13th

  • 10:00 am - Chamber of Commerce Coffee at the Upper Elkhorn NRD Office celebrating 50 years

  • 10:00 am to 3:00 pm – Open house at the Upper Elkhorn NRD Office celebrating 50 years in business 

  • 5:00 pm – Painting of the World's Largest Shamrock at 4th & Douglas

  • 6:30 PM - ARTFEST GALA at the Christ Connection Center (look at the art, mingle with the artists, hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and live music, *tickets required and available at Chamber OFfice, KBRX, Taylor Made Printing, and H&R Block in O'Neill)

  • 7:30 pm - Beauty & The Beast production at the O'Neill High School (Old) Gym

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Food Cart

Thursday,
July 14th

  • 9:00 am - Duck Hunt begins in Downtown O'Neill (1 duck per household)

  • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm - Art Show open to the public at the Christ Connection Center (free admission)

  • 11:00 am to 2:00 pm - Pull Over & Pork at the corner of 3rd & Douglas (drive through and get a pulled pork sandwich, chips, and a bottle of water for $7 or get 3 meals for $20)

  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Kids Paint Party Artfest Event at the Christ Connection Center

  • 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm - Handlebend Tap open (Scratchtown Brewery Tap Takeover from 6-9pm, there will be a beer garden, yard games, music by Ren & Red, and food truck)

  • 6:00 pm - Dairy Queen Parking Lot Party

  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - KBRX Cruise Night in Downtown O'Neill

  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Adult Paint Party Artfest Event at the Christ Connection Center

Friday,
July 15th

  • 10:00 am - Chamber of Commerce Coffee at the Carney Park Rodeo Arena

  • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm - Art Show Open to the Public at the Christ Connection Center (free admission)

  • 10:00 am to 11:00 am - "Pottery for CASA" Artfest Event at the Christ Connection Center

  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm - "Becca's Wood Burning" Artfest Event at the Christ Connection Center

  • 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm - Handlebend Tap open

  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm - "Boggs Boys Live Art" Artfest Event at the Christ Conneciton Center

  • 7:30 pm - Summerfest Mid-States Rodeo at Carney Park 

Watching the Rodeo
Audience at a Concert

Saturday,
July 16th

  •  9:00 am to Noon  Legion Riders Sign Scavenger Hunt at 4th & Douglas

  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Sidewalk Sales in Downtown O'Neill

  • 10:00 am to 11:00 am – "Piñata Creation Party" Artfest Event at the Christ Connection Center

  • 10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Art Show Open to the Public at the Christ Connection Center (free admission)

  • 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Artfest Awards Ceremony at the Christ Connection Center

  • 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Handlebend Tap open with beer garden, yard games, and Pub Grub

  • 6:30 pm - Summerfest Mid-States Rodeo at Carney Park

  • 9:00 pm - Sunset Sinners at O'Neill Community Center parking lot

  • 10:00 pm - Ian Munsick concert at O'Neill Community Center parking lot

 

FORD PARK EVENTS

  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Vendor Fair at Ford Park

  • 9:00 am to Noon – Car Show Registration Open at the NW corner of the park

  • 10:00 am to 1:00 pm – PEO Cakewalk at the Gazebo

  • Noon – KBRX Wooden Nickel Flip on the Basketball Court

  • Noon to 4:00 pm – Car Show in the Park

  • 12:30 pm – Turtle Races on the Basketball Court 

  • 1:00 pm – Registration opens for Youth Pedal Pull

  • 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Free Swimming at the pool

  • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – Sand Pile Dig for Ages 1-3 (south side of the park, sand donated by Cole Sand & Gravel, dimes courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce)

  • 1:30 pm – Youth Pedal Pull Begins 

Sunday,
July 17th

  • 10:00 am – Church in the Park at Ford Park featuring The Old Paths

  • Following the Church Service - BBQ in the Park at Ford Park

  • 2:00 pm - Beauty & The Beast production at the O'Neill High School (Old Gym)

Sunrise
Audience

Monday,
July 18th

  • 7:30 pm – Beauty & The Beast production at the O'Neill High School (Old) Gym