New to Syracuse or a lifelong resident???
This site has the information you need!!!
visiting - Check out the tourism
information in the quick links. We
always have something to do in the area, but
the second weekend in July for Germanfest and
the first Saturday in December for Tannenbaum
are extra special!! In addition, all
Chamber businesses are listed in the Chamber
Moving to the area - The City
Information contains all the contacts for the
utilities and demographic information.
Resident - A community events calendar
is under the quick links to the left.
Group meetings, school activities, and more
are listed here. To add an event in the
Syracuse area to the calendar,
a child and live in the area - Check
out any of the links under the Parks and
Rec!!! We have so much to do for kids of
all ages. You will find sign-ups,
schedules, announcements, and all of the
information you need for youth activities
through the Parks & Rec. The library
link will provide you with announcements,
recent book additions, and hours open.
CITY OF SYRACUSE
P.O. Box F
P.O. Box J
Syracuse, NE 68446
Syracuse, NE 68446
For Economic Development
Syracuse Area Economic
(click for map), located in the middle of Otoe County in
Southeast Nebraska, offers hometown hospitality and many
delightful attractions. In addition to the variety of
businesses, Syracuse offers a plethora of activities.
Located at the intersection of Highways 2 and 50,
Syracuse in the crossroads of Southeast Nebraska and
offers quality affordable housing (1,
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES,
and family values.
SYRACUSE PARKS &
RECREATION DEPARTMENT, established in 1978, coordinates activities
for all ages throughout the year. In the Winter and
Spring, students enjoy
TUMBLING. The Summer and Fall
prove to be the busiest. The
built in 2004, is
usually open from Memorial Day to Labor Day offering
open swim, swim team, water aerobics, lap swim, pool
parties, and lessons. The Department coordinates six
ball fields in town with T-ball, girls fast-pitch
little league baseball, American Legion
junior and senior baseball, men's baseball and co-ed
Syracuse offers two parks, Dr. C.R.
Williams and the Syracuse South Park. Williams Park
offers two shelters, restrooms, bike/walk path,
playground equipment, a gazebo, and lights path.
Syracuse South Park offers
large shelters, camper hookups, restrooms, and
playground equipment. The Park is host to the mid-August
Otoe County Fair.
The Otoe County Museum of Memories is open
May through September on Sunday's from 1:30-4:00 p.m. It is housed in three
buildings, an old church, a home of the 1800s and a
wildlife exhibit with an outside herb garden.
Replications include a doctor's office, a butcher shop,
and Indian artifacts. Private tours are available by
You will find fun for people of all ages at
Festival. Mark your calendar for the
2nd weekend in July. Parade, dancing,
royalty, bands, firefighter water fight, and
County fair takes place in mid-August in
Syracuse each year. From rides and
games to cattle and horses, the fair is a
week full of fun entertainment for different
kind of people of all ages.
Festival is celebrated the
first Saturday in December. The ceremony includes
lighting of a huge decorated fir tree. The evening
includes extended shopping hours, a visit from Santa,
community carolers, soup supper, tour of city lights,
and hot cocoa and cookies.
Questions can be answered by stopping by
City Hall on 5th Street or by calling 402-269-2173
during business hours. You can also e-mail the Syracuse Parks and
Rec Department for questions at