Capitol Events

Juneteenth

The Nebraska State Capitol will be open for holiday schedule tours.  State offices will be closed.

Independence Day

The Nebraska State Capitol will be open for holiday schedule tours.  State offices will be closed.

Purple Heart Day

Capitol Grounds

The Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs will light the Capitol tower purple to recognize Nebraskans awarded the Purple Heart on Purple Heart Day August 7, 2024.

50 Mile March Gathering

Capitol Grounds

Participants in the 50 Mile March Foundation's walk from Lincoln to Omaha to draw attention to the plight of homeless veterans will gather on the North Plaza of the Capitol … Continued

Labor Day

The Nebraska State Capitol will be open for holiday schedule tours.  State offices will be closed.

Hunger Action Month

Capitol Grounds

The tower of the Nebraska State Capitol will be lit orange on Friday September 13, 2024 at the request of the Food Banks of Lincoln and the Food Bank for … Continued

Engineers’ and Architects’ Licensing Ceremony

2nd Floor Rotunda

The Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects will hold ceremony in the Capitol 2nd floor rotunda for first-time license Engineers and Architects at 3:00 p.m. on Friday November 1, 2024.

Veterans Day

The Nebraska State Capitol will be open for holiday schedule tours.  State offices will be closed.

Capitol Closed Thanksgivng and Friday After

The Capitol will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after. The Capitol will open for tours on Saturday.