Wayne proudly bills itself as “Wayne America.” Shopping opportunities include home decor, clothing and antiques in a trendy district with unique dining options, a renovated historic movie theater, and a brewery in Wayne’s former fire station.

The Wayne Chicken Show in July features contestants imitating fowl in its National Cluck-Off, and challenging their capacity for fun with a hard-boiled egg eating contest. Fun activities by the dozen are planned for 2018. (402) 375-2240 or chickenshow.com.

Residents, students and other visitors are invited to attend magnificent laser light shows cast on a 30-foot dome from two fisheye projectors at Wayne State College’s Fred G. Dale Planetarium. (402) 375-7471.

For more information on Wayne, contact Wayne Area Economic Development at (402) 375-2240 or visit cityofwayne.org.

Discover Activities in Wayne

  • Wayne Chicken Show

    Thousands of chickens raised in Wayne County and surrounding communities lay millions of eggs each year. This important industry is the inspiration for the world-famous Wayne Chicken Show. The ...

  • Wayne Country Club

    The Wayne Country Club is an 18-hole, 6,384-yard, par 72 course with a fully stocked pro shop in Wayne. It's known for hole No. 11, whose long corridor with a twist ...

  • Fred G. Dale Planetarium

    The Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College in Wayne has had students seeing stars since 1969. Residents, public school students and other visitors attend shows cast on the 30...