• Ponca State Park

    • Ponca State Park offers breathtaking natural views, a variety of outdoor activities, meeting facilities, lodging and more. Truly a place "...where people and nature meet."

    • Bring the whole family

    • Many memories have been created and shared in Dixon County. Bring your family, and create memories you will never forget.

    • Attractions

Days of ’56 Rodeo – June

The Dixon County Fair is an annual celebration, usually held in late July and early August. Based at the county fairgrounds in Concord, this event has fun activities and a variety of exhibits for all ages.




Celebrate the Days of ’56 in Ponca at one of Nebraska’s largest rodeo events. A weekend of fun for cowboys and cowgirls of all ages:

  • Rodeo Competition
  • Parade
  • Bull Riding
  • Arena Race
  • Fireworks Display


The town of Ponca hosts over 2000 visitors during theDays of ’56 celebration. For 40 years and counting, the rodeo continues to grow and remains a favorite regional event.

* The specific schedule of events may vary from year to year. See the Days of ’56 website for more information or to contact the Ponca Rodeo Association.



Visit the Days of ’56 website!



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