Calendar of Events

No matter what the season, there is always something going on in the Platte Center . Keeping our residents informed of scheduled events and local happenings is important. 

Know of an upcoming event that we need to add? Give us a call or send us an email and we will be happy to add it for you.

Upcoming Events

Fathers Day Sand Volleyball Tournament

Begins: 6/17/2023 - 9:00AM
Ends: 6/17/2023 - 11:59PM

Father's Day Weekend "Dress As Your Dad" Sand Volleyball Tournament

June 17th, 9am, George Hoadley Park

$120/Team, Co-Ed, 18+, Must have 3 females on court during play

Cash prizes for Winners & Best Dressed 

Minimum of 6 teams must be registered to run the event. 

For registration:

Please contact Chelsey Wurdeman at 402-942-1453 or visit "PC Sand Volleyball" Facebook Page

Mud Volleyball Tournament

Begins: 6/24/2023 - 9:00AM
Ends: 6/24/2023 - 6:00pm

Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament. 

Team Registration is Full.

Teams cannot have more guys than girls. 

Must be 18 years old or older to play.

Must wear shoes in the pits.

Frog Jump & Turtle Races

Begins: 6/30/2023 - 6:30PM
Ends: 6/30/2023

Frog Jump & Turtle Races

Bring your family and a frog and a turtle and enjoy some fun at Elmwood Park!

Red, White, & Blessed FUN RUN

Begins: 7/1/2023 - 8:00am
Ends: 7/1/2023 - 11:00pm

Join us for our 6th Annual FUN RUN!
Events Details are as Follows:
5K WALK/RUN - Open to all who want to participate! If you choose to Race for 1st Place there will be Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. We DO NOT however have a clock. If you wish to time your run you may do so on your watch or personal step tracking device. There will be a water table set up for you at the half way mark. Your registration will include a T-shirt. The 5K event will begin following the Toddler Trot and 1 Mile race. All 5 K runners/walkers will line up by the park entrance, following the start of the 1 Mile event.
1 MILE - open to all who want to participate! There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Boy & Girl racers. Again we will not have a clock so if you wish to time your event please do so with your own step tracking device. Your registration will include a T-shirt. The 1 Mile event will begin following the Toddler Trot. Racers will Line up by the Park entrance.
TODDLER TROT - Open to kiddos 5 years old & younger. This is a short, one block race where everyone is a winner! The little runners will line up on the street north of the Sand Volleyball Courts. All participants will receive a treat once they finish the race. Their registration also includes a T-shirt.
Want a T-shirt but your not into the running gig? Not a problem!! We have a T-shirt only option on the registration page just for you!
PARENTS: If you are signed up for the 5K run/walk & need a place for your little ones during the event, our daycare staff will be set up in the park with a Bounce House! Please come early and get them signed in!
BEST DRESSED: you read that right! We have prizes for the best dressed Male and Female in Adults and Children! As well as many other prizes just for fun!!!
SPONSORS: If you notice on the back of your shirts we have a wonderful list of sponsors! A HUGE thank you goes out to them! They help us fund this event and many have given generous donations as well as prizes to make this a successful event and fundraiser for our school and daycare!
Thank you to ALL of you who have participated in our past events as well as Our 2023 Fun Run event! We are blessed to have you here!
PROCEEDS: All the proceeds from our event helps fund St. John's Lutheran School & Daycare. These funds are used for programs and other special projects that will benefit all students in Christ.
Still Have a Question? Or know someone who would like to Sponsor?
Text Kelsy Greisen at (402)202-2962 
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Lawnmower Poker Run

Begins: 7/1/2023 - 2:00pm
Ends: 7/1/2023

Come EARLY and Stop by Cork & Barrels Pop up pub in the park!!! (They will be set up from 8am-2:30pm)
We urge you to bring your Lawnmower first, however all golf carts, bikes, scooters and ATVs allowed.
Online Registration is open and we will have same day registration 1pm under the shelter in Elmwood Park. Proceeds go to the Platte Center Activities Committee. Community Potluck to follow in the park.
$10 per hand no limit on the number of hands you purchase.
Prizes awarded to the best Poker Hand.
ALL BLADES to either be removed or "unable to be engaged" prior to the beginning of the event.
Trailer parking is available in the Grace Lutheran Church parking lot, located at the corner of 1st & C street. All card hands are to be turned in under the Elmwood park shelter by 5 p.m. For more information, contact kelsy 402-202-2962

2nd Of July Celebration

Begins: 7/2/2023 - 11AM
Ends: 7/2/2023

2nd Of July Celebration

Food Trucks, Yard Games, Music

Nub's Grub- BBQ, pulled pork, Brisket, Mac & Cheese

GAMETIME Philly- Philly CheeseSteak Sandwiches

Judy's Concessions-American and Sweet treats


7PM-Pre Demo Derby Party, Food, Music, ETC

All Located at Elmwood Park

BYOC (Bring your own chair)