Papillion Community Foundation Building Community in Papillion for over 20 years
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Creating community where everyone feels at home.  

One of the reasons that people come to Papillion to work, live and play is because we still have that "Small Town" feel that is the core of who we are.  The Papillion Community Foundation keeps this core vision at the center of everything we do.

Papillion Days Summer Carnival and FairPapillion Days
Papillion's signature summer festival that showcases all that is great about Papillion. From an amazing Fireworks show on Friday night to the carnival to the Parade on Saturday - Papillion Days voted "one of America's top 10 small festivals" by Reader's Digest celebrates Papillion. We encourage everyone to join us in a City "That Feels Like Home".
Papillion Winter Wonderland FestivalWinter Wonderland
Let it glow! always the Saturday after Thanksgiving! Help us celebrate the simple and unexpected joys of Christmas with entertainment that will involve, engage and surprise. Watch children’s eyes sparkle as Santa arrives on the main Fire Engine, see live reindeer, and a breathtaking display of lights! Cap the evening’s festivities with photos with Santa, along with extra surprises along the way. Shop at the ChristKindl Market - visit the Winter Princesses and enjoy Free Hot Chocolate. Visit the Downtown Businesses and stroll through the main street area FREE of traffic. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the season, and it’s only in Papillion!
Pantry for our PatriotsPantry for our Patriots
Feeding Veterans in need in Papillion and Sarpy County
SponsorsOur Community
Papillion Nebraska has consistently been identified as one of America's best places to live and one of the best places to live in Nebraska. The community has a unique mix of high-technology and telemarketing jobs,family farming and the military community at nearby Offutt Air Force Base. A unique blend of backgrounds all making up one Strong Community. With a population of approximately 20,000 people, our community has an incredible small town feel. Our city provides a great balance between lifestyle and affordability. We have a robust parks system and brand new community center. 2020 is our 150th Birthday celebration - we have a rich heritage and Papillion just Feels Like Home.
About the Papillion Community FoundationWho we are
The Papillion Community Foundation has been building community since 1998 through supporting our mission of identifying, developing and supporting programs that enhance the quality of life in our City.
Veterans Park ProjectVeterans Park
The Papillion Community Foundation along with the City of Papillion partner the Veterans Park Project. This Blue Star Memorial is an incredible tribute to those who have served in the Armed Forces from Sarpy County. It is a place where veterans, their families and the citizens of Papillion and Sarpy County can come to reflect, remember and find peace. It is a great source of pride for our community and Sarpy County.
Community Events sponsored by Papillion Community FoundationCommunity Events
The Papillion Community Foundation hosts several major community events each year. From the traditional Community Festival Papillion Days to the annual Holiday Lighting ceremony at Winter Wonderland and many more including the Papillion 150. Each event helps build community where everyone feels at home!
"Papillion is a regular on our list because of its top-notch schools, safe streets, and 15-minute, traffic-jam-free commute to Omaha, home of major employers in industry" -- Money Magazine's Best Places to Live
Papillion Community Foundation Building Community in Papillion for over 20 years
Building Community in Papillion for over 20 years


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Papillion, NE 68046


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