Independence Day Celebration

July 3rd, 2021


A small-town celebration of freedom the way George Washington intended. Complete with an hour-long fireworks extravaganza of, yes, extravagant proportions, with over 600 aerials and 14 ground displays set to music.

New in 2021…TREESTOCK! It’s an all-day live concert featuring regional acts of folk, country, R&B, and Latin music!


1 P.M.       JACK HOTEL
2018 Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards Best American/Folk Band
2014 – opened for Willie Nelson and Neil Young at Nebraska’s Harvestthe Hope concert


Old school country singer from Murray, NE


R&B / Soul


2020 International Blues Challenge Winner, Memphis, Tennessee
Winner of the 2014 & 2015 Nebraska State Blues Challenge
Winner of the 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2018 “Best Blues” award by the
Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards





Win cash prizes in the Cornhole Tournament! Youth Tourney starts at 2 p.m. / Adult Tourney starts at 4 p.m. / Champ of Champs (Youth winner against Adult winner showdown is at 6:30 p.m.). Click HERE for a registration form.



Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast, 2018 6th Avenue, 402-873-5850
**get two free wristbands to the Beer Garden with an overnight stay!

Lied Lodge at Arbor Day Farm, 2700 Sylvan Road, 402-873-8733
**Best Available Rate + Passes to the Steinhart Aquatic Center for each registered adult and child and wristbands to the Treestock Beer Garden for Each Registered adult. CLICK HERE and use the rate code TREESTOCK.

Saturday, July 3, 2021


Treestock 2021

Time: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Central Avenue side of Steinhart Park
Description: Independence Day 2021 in Nebraska City is going to be epic! Join us for the first ever TREESTOCK - an Arbor Day 150 event featuring LIVE music, family fun, and a beer garden...and then stay for the annual Nebraska City Jaycees Fireworks Show. It's a FREE admission event happening in Steinhart Park! Featured performers staring at 1pm: 2020 International Blues Challenge Champion Hector Anchondo Band(full band, horn section), along with Nebraska City favorite Mike Semrad & the Riverhawks, Honky Tonk guitar slinger Lucas Minor Music, and Nebraska roots sensations Jack Hotel.

Family Fun Day at Bethel Church

Time: 1 to 9 p.m.
Location: Bethel Church, 2400 Central Avenue
Description: Be a part of the Fourth of July fun, Saturday, July 3rd, at Bethel Church! Three Bounce Houses for the kiddos, teens AND adults; food vendors; ice cold watermelon; ice cold bottled water; and a DUNK TANK! Test your throwing skills and see if you can dunk Pastor Keith, B-103's News Director Dan Swanson, Senator Julie Slama, and others! The fun starts at 1pm and goes until 9pm; plenty of time for you to catch the fireworks! Feel free to use our parking lot for a free-will donation!
$10 per team of 2 ($20 per team of 2 day-of registrations)

Treestock Youth Cornhole Tournament

Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Steinhart Park - Central Avenue side
Description: Are you the best of the best at cornhole? Grab a partner and find out! Youth Tourney starts at 2 p.m.; Adult Tourney starts at 4 p.m.; Champ of Champs (Youth winner v Adult winner) showdown is at 6:30 p.m. CASH PRIZES - DOUBLE ELIMINATION!
$20 per team of 2 ($30 per team of 2 day-of registrations)

Treestock Adult Cornhole Tournament

Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Steinhart Park - Central Avenue side
Description: SEE ABOVE - Adult entries receive two free Beer Garden wristbands with registration.

Treestock CHAMP OF CHAMPS Cornhole Tournament

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Steinhart Park - Central Avenue side
Description: The final showdown - the winner of the Youth Tournament versus the winner of the Adult Tournament!

Jaycees Fireworks Show

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Steinhart Park
Description: Over 600 aerials and 14 ground displays set to music

Festival Sponsors

Steinhart Aquatic Center & Carnival by day...

Steinhart Aquatic Center & Carnival by night...

It really is a breathtaking show.