Co-Ed Softball & Volleyball Tournaments Added

Do you like softball and volleyball? Manny and Tahni will be coordinating a co-Ed Softball all night tournament Saturday, July 2nd from 8 p.m.- ???, team registration is $150 per team; 10 player minimum. The tournament will be held on the Crane County Softball Field.

Volleyball tournament follows after parade on Monday, July 4 after the parade in the 6th Street Park. This tournament is also a co-Ed tournament. Fees are $60 a team; min. 1 female per team. Contact Manny & Tahni Rodriguez at (432) 257-1026 or email Manny at Teams may preregister or at the field of play the day of the tourament.




Waterslides Add to Kid’s Event

July 2, 3, & 4th is just around the corner and we are still adding great vendors to this year’s Goodnight Loving Celebration in Crane, TX. DL Cool Springs Waterslides have just confirmed that they will be a vendor at this year’s celebration.  The waterslides will be located near the pond at the 6th Street Park during the weekend celebration and will be open all three days of the event.  Kids of all ages can participate in the fun.  Admission to fun is only $10 for 30 minutes or purchase and all day come and go pass for $25!  We can’t wait to see you in Crane, TX!  For more information email Penny, Event Coordinator at 913-981-3076.


Operation Candy Buy Back for Soliders

The Goodnight Loving Celebration is pleased to announce another amazing community serve event and our kids can get involved. Come by after the parade on Monday and find the Texas Roadhouse Tent located near Chuck Wagon Aisle.  When you child gives back a portion of his/her parade and (while supplies last) they will exchange it for a Free Kids Coin to Texas Roadhouse in Odessa, TX for a FREE kid’s meal.  Kids will also be able to color a picture and write a letter to a current solider and create a candy goody back to send to a solider to help brighten their day no matter where they are in the world.  The tent will be open from immediately after the parade until 1 p.m or we run out of supplies whichever comes first.  See you all in Crane July 2nd -4th at the Goodnight Loving Celebration.

Chuck Wagon Feed Scheduled

On Sunday, July 3, 2016 join us at the Goodnight Loving Celebration presented by Abell-Hanger for a good old fashion Chuck Wagon Picnic.  Serving lines will open at 12 noon and reservations will be required for this event.  Please contact Penny Stauffer at 913-981-3076 for reservation.  This event is limited to 150 guest.CHUCKWAGON

First Bus for Driving Tour Sells Out In 6 Days

The organizers of the Goodnight Loving Celebration in Crane, TX would like to send a big shout out to the state of TEXAS and all of the history lovers out there!!  In just six days you have helped us fill an entire charter bus load.  Make sure to pass this information on to your friends and neighbors because this event will sell out!  Again, thank you!!  You truly humble us!

William Baffle to Perform Sunday, July 3rd

William Baffle is family entertainment at its BEST! William has been performing nationwide for audiences of all types to guarantee that they have a great time at their event. Williams has even been rated as “Better than the Pig Races” in Dodge City, Kansas. If you know Fairs and Festivals that is a HUGE honor!  Will will be heading our way to perform on Sunday, July 3rd at the Crane High School Auditorium as part of the Goodnight Loving Celebration presented by Abell-Hanger Foundation in Crane, TX for more information about this event or the celebration as a whole contact Penny Stauffer 913-981-3076.  Tickets maybe purchased by call Penny directly or at the door for this event.  Tickets are just $10 all age groups.



Elvis is Heading to Crane, TX

Harvey McFadden, Elvis Impersonator, will be performing at the Goodnight Loving Celebration on Monday, July 4th at the 6th Street Park in Crane, TX.  This free concert will sure to be a blast for all those who love the “King of Rock-n-Roll”.  So put on your poodle skirts and your black leather pants and hit 385 South and enjoy reliving Rock and Roll at its finest.


Driving Tour Information

The announcement that we have all been waiting for! Make sure to per-register for the driving tour it will sell out. The tour is Saturday, July 2 departing the Exhibition Building at 8:30 a.m.!  Please call Penny Stauffer 913-981-3076 for reservations!  We can now except credit or debt cards over the phone or through our email at  A 3% service will be charged to credit card transactions.


Jake Hooker and the Outsiders set to perform

Jake Hooker and the Outsiders are set to perform on Monday, July 4th in Crane, TX as part of the Goodnight Loving July 4th Celebration in Crane, TX.  The outdoor concert will be held at the Crane County Exhibition Building in Crane from 8 p.m.- 11 p.m.  Tickets are $25 each or purchase a family pack (2 adults; 2 children) for $75.  The Exhibition Building will also be a great location to see the beautiful Grand Firework Display to conclude the weekend long celebration of the 1st Goodnight Loving Cattle Drive.  For more information regarding tickets call 432-963-7672.