Located in Buffalo County, Nebraska, Ravenna has a population of nearly 1300 people. Many enjoy their home
life in Ravenna while working in larger communities
such as Kearney, 40 miles to the southwest or Grand Island, 35 miles to the southeast. Nebraska highway 2
flows right by Ravenna's south door step at highway 68.
Within the town itself you will find a grocery store, restaurants, coffee shop,
a hardware store, a gas station, a flower store, realtors, bank, motel, ball fields, parks,
swimming pool, bowling alley and a golf course.
Ravenna is the home to Wild Blue Coffee, located right on Grand Avenue, the
main street in town. The building housing Wild Blue Coffee was originally the first bank
in Ravenna. The community is very glad to have them!
The community of Ravenna is proud and delighted to have a hometown grocery
store, MNO Hometown Market. The market has a deli with hot items, fresh fruits and vegetables,
a liquor section and a large frozen foods area.
Veronica is one of the owners of MNO Marketplace, ready to
greet you with a warm smile and a helpful hand.
Christie's Kitchen is a Ravenna favorite for early morning breakfast. Located on Grand Avenue, the cafe offers
delicious baked goods and filling breakfasts until 11:00 a.m.
Place your order
And with its fun and retro
decor, the Creamery serves up ice cream delights and quick sandwiches.
Favorite restaurants include the R Bar and the Farmhouse Grill.
The residents of Ravenna are proud and supportive of their community's school and its athletic teams. As well they should be! The girls volleyball team won
the State C-2 championship in 2008 and the boys' basketball team has won seven C-2 State championships!
The community holds a three day long celebration in June called "ANNEVAR"
. Thursday kicks off the celebration with a prince/princess contest and later a teen
dance with a pie baking contest and quilt show on Friday. Sand volleyball, antique tractor parade, an ice cream social and car show are just a few of the activities
that will be taking place over the weekend.
For more information on what's available in Ravenna,
visit the Ravenna Chamber of
Just outside of Ravenna to the East is a Buffalo County Park. There is a small lake for fishing and
camping areas. As you drive on Nebraska Highway 2, look for the Ravenna sign as well as a Buffalo
County Park sign and turn in. Drive in about 1/4 of a mile and you will be at the park.
Chamber of Commerce for further information.