Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the gathering restrictions set forth in the Clay County recovery plan at , the Kearney board of aldermen have made the difficult decision to cancel all Kearney Amphitheater events for the 2020 season. This includes the July 3rd fireworks celebration. We look forward to being able to entertain you in the summer of 2021

CCPHC PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY ORDER - Released July 1, 2020 by Gary E. Zaborac, Director of Public Health for the Clay County Public Health Center and Health Officer for the County of Clay. Although Clay County remains in Phase 2, Step 2 of recovery, the Public Health Emergency Order was amended. Includes the allowance of 100% occupancy, if masks are worn by all and physical distancing is maintained. Set to begin 12:01 A.M., July 5th, 2020 and set to expire on 12:01 A.M., Monday, July 20, 2020, unless and until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing.

The Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan amended July 1, 2020
The Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan amended June 15, 2020
The Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan amended May 31, 2020
COVID-19 Corona Virus Info and Press Releases - Clay County Health Department
Sign Up for Clay County Health Emergency Alerts

The Recycling and Compost Center will be open; however,

Republic Trash Service advises for driver safety, all trash must be placed within the trash container and the lid must be closed.
Additional trash left on the side will NOT be picked up.
We appreciate everyone's cooperation during these unprecedented times.

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 Kearney Amphitheater

The Kearney Amphitheater opened in the Spring of 2008 at the beautiful 134 acre Jesse James Park. The Kearney Amphitheater hosts concerts, movies in the park, theater in the park, blues fest, jazz fest, a children’s fest, the annual July 3rd Fireworks celebration, local talent, and much more! Click here for a list of events. The City of Kearney is excited about its newest venue, and looking forward to having outdoor events for the city’s pleasure!

For information, contact Ryan Marcotte at 816-903-4730 or


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