Your 4 season, family fun, Nebraska Sandhills adventure awaits!

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Heart City Bull Bash

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You'll never know if it's going to be warm, cold, freezing, snowy or balmy; over the years the Heart City Bull Bash has known all of those weather types. That's half the fun! 

The other half of the fun is all the bull!!! Yes, they're real bulls that are on display on Valentine's Main Street. Bull breeders bring their best sires or off-spring for a mid-winter break in the Sandhills. 

Some weekends it's held on Valentine's Day in Valentine. Some weekend's it's not. No matter - the entire community comes out to make this a wonderful event with things for the whole family to do - roping, Quiz Bowl, art shows, coloring contests, silent auctions, 4-H Luck of the Draw, quilt show, gun show, boot shining, book signings, and many, many, in-store specials. There are also vendors available with food and beverages. 

Some years, the adults can sneak away for a wine tasting with proceeds going to different organizations.


Every year there are more and more things to do and see. In 2012 Valentine hosted the Greater Midwest Livestock Auctioneer Contest! There was also a Melodrama put on with the talented Valentine Players that year. 


But there are always the bulls. There are always the equipment vendors - did you know that some tractors are strictly for ranch work, and others are built specifically for farm work?

Plus, some of the implement dealers have those wonderful heaters for the years it's freezing cold and snowy. The Heart City Bull Bash takes place in February. It's not an activity you'd want to miss. Even if the snow is a foot deep. Especially if it's balmy. 

Check out their website at: to find out more. See the Schedule of events for the date of this years Heart City Bull Bash!