Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration to Feature Parade, Show & Shine


A parade and Show & Shine event will take the stage at the official Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration taking place June 30 through July 1 in Kearney.

The stage will be set in Downtown Kearney, on "The Bricks". The event will kick off at noon on the 30th with a variety of festivities including historical re-enactors and period music and food.

Those interested in being part of Sunday's Show & Shine and parade can register for free at

Those wanting to participate can choose to only participate in the Show & Shine, participate in an informal parade to follow the CentennialAuto Tour parade at 1 p.m. on Central Avenue and then park for Show & Shine, or join the Lincoln Highway Association's Official Centennial Auto Tour in GrandIsland or Lexington to parade into Kearney.

All antique, classic, stock and modified modes of transportation fromlocal and national car clubs are invited to be a part of the celebration.

The Lincoln Highway Association officialCentennial Celebration will take place the following day, July 1 at The Great Platte River Road Archway.The Archway campus will host the Centennial Auto Tour vehicles, a parade of Packards, an early1900's tourist camp and education camp, food and craft vendors and a gala thatevening.

More information about Centennial events can be found at or