Other Events & Activities

Annual Community Christmas Festival

In December the Annual Community Christmas Festival is held. Enjoy the wonders of Christmas, mixed with small-town ethnic traditions. Attend the Swedish Heritage Center open house. Climax is Christmas carol sing-along in the evening at the city Auditorium. Contact: Mona Tanksley, (402) 685-5382.

Swedish Heritage Center

The Swedish Heritage Center opened in 1989 and is nationally recognized. The Center is Oakland's own Swedish museum and gift shop, open all year (weekends, October-April; every day except Mondays, May-Sept.).

Free Admission. Free monthly cultural programs. A "must" to see and enjoy in the Swedish Capital of Nebraska.

Contact: Kaylene Swanson, 402-685-5458, or Joanne Peterson, 402-685-5095, or Heritage Center, 402-685-6161.

RV Camping

You're always welcome at spacious and beautiful Oakland City park. There are six camping pads. No established fees, but donations are welcome.

For more information call 402-685-5822.

Oakland Golf Course

A beautiful 18-hole course, public welcome, green fees anytime. PGA pro Jerry Fitzpatrick 402-685-5339.


Art show, holiday bazaar, Veterans Day and Memorial Day barbecues...and, of course, much more.

There's always something going on in Oakland!

For additional information and brochure on Oakland, contact Jeff Troupe, Ameriprise Financial, 402-685-5706.

Bring a group tour to Oakland!
We'll royally entertain you!

Oakland Chamber of Commerce
Sue Beckner
David Deemer