Explore Kearney

Entertain More Than Just Your Brain.

People often ask us: what is there to do in Kearney? Well, the real question is: what isn’t there to do in Kearney? Perhaps the most surprising aspect to the quality of life here for incoming students and their families is the number of entertainment outlets and venues they find in our small town and within our close-knit community.

Whether you are into the performing arts, outdoors, music, movies, nightclubs, dancing, or all of the above, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to explore your interests at Kearney. You will discover a variety of attractions and destinations, including annual events, museums, galleries, night clubs, lounges, and pretty much anything else you can imagine filling your social and entertainment calendar for years.

Theatres 

  • 12 HD Movie Theaters
  • 1 Live Theatre
Museums / Attractions
  • 9 Museums
  • 6 Parks 

Sports   

  • 7 Softball - Baseball Parks / 13 Softball - Baseball Fields
  • 6 Gymnasiums
  • 1 BMX Track
  • 1 Drag Racing Track
  • 1 Football Stadium
  • 6 Golf Courses
  • 1 Hockey Arena
  • 1 Shooting Range
  • 1 Soccer Park / 4 Soccer Fields
 

Restaurants 

  • 6 BBQ Restaurants
  • 6 Cafes
  • 9 Coffee Shops
  • 2 Donut Shops
  • 43 Fast Food Restaurants
  • 7 Ice Cream Shops
  • 10 Chinese/International
  • 13 Italian/Pizza Restaurants
  • 11 Mexican Restaurants
  • 11 Seafood Restaurants
  • 17 Steak Restaurants