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Omaha Events

From festivals, sporting events and live music to art shows, stage productions and special exhibits, you'll find a variety of events to enjoy when you visit Omaha.

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Hello, Dali! A Surrealist Art Experience & Exhibition

January 09, 2015 to January 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1801 Vinton St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Apollon
  • Times: Performances 1/10, 1/16 & 1/17 at 7:30 PM, Gallery hours Wed-Sat, 10AM-6PM
  • Admission: Gallery admission free, dinner performances $10-30
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Join us as we dream together and explore passion, fear, and everything in between. Wander the dreamland on your own or attend one of the three interactive performance events will examine the revoluti...

Nature Connects 2: Art with LEGO® Bricks

January 17, 2015 to April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Address: 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $10 Adults/$5 for Children (6-12)/FREE for Children Under 6 & Garden Members
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View 27 new sculptures, each inspired by the natural world, made entirely of 300,000 LEGO® bricks. Make your own LEGO® brick creations in the LEGO® brickyard, and enjoy a variety of LEGO&r...

Dinosaurs Rock! Exhibit

January 20, 2015 to March 22, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 500 S. 20th St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tues-Fri/10am-4pm; Sat/9am-5pm; Sun/1-5pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults 16-59 & Kids 2-15, $8 Seniors 60+, FREE for Children under 2 & Members
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Get rockin’ in this prehistoric exhibit that incorporates dinosaurs and dancing! Enjoy dancing lights and pulsing music all while exploring the world of paleontology by mining real fossils and g...

Little Women

January 23, 2015 to February 22, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Experience this timeless, beloved, literary classic as an exhilarating musical with stunning production elements and a powerful score. Share laughter and tears with your entire family in this can't-mi...

Improv Genesis

July 24, 2014 (Every Thursday)
  • Address: 1618 Harney St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: The Backline
  • Times: From: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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See a mix of our most veteran improv players along with some up-and-comers. This is our night to experiment with new shows, so you might see something you've never seen ever before.

Game Night

July 25, 2014 (Every Friday)

The first hour is filled with our best improv teams, followed by our signature show 'Interrogated' where you confess and we make fun of, and we end with an improv competition.

Caribbean Waves Up North

September 19, 2014 to April 18, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.40; College Students $4; Members - Free
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Collective members address the universality of the immigrant experience: its crises of identity and longing for home.

Once Upon a Farm Exhibit

October 17, 2014 to April 12, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Address: 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tuesday - Friday 10 AM - 4PM, Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $2 + regular admission/Free for members
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Explore the world of agriculture and learn where your food comes from with the help of interactive exhibit components like a center pivot & planting station, dairy cows, pedal track maze, and more...

BAM! It's a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels

November 08, 2014 to March 29, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Popular among young readers, graphic novels are known for their comic format. They are generally described as “sequential art." This exhibition features the work of Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Ma...

Luis Frías Leal Exhibit

December 20, 2014 to April 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Check website for hours
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.50; College Students w/ID $4; Members Free
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This selection of works include paintings, drawings and collages that reveal emotional states as an artist and a man.

Linda Stephen & Iggy Sumnik Exhibits

December 29, 2014 to February 06, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Location: Fred Simon Gallery at the Nebraska Arts Council Offices
  • Address: 1004 Farnam Street, LL, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Times: From: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Linda Stephen, origami paper artist, and ceramics artist Iggy Sumnik, present their works in this dual exhibition.

Crafting Characters: Georgiann Regan and 20 Years at the Omaha Community Playhouse

January 10, 2015 to April 12, 2015
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Children $6, Members & Under 2 - Free
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For the last 20 years, Georgiann Regan has been a costume designer at the Omaha Community Playhouse. But how do costumes go from idea, to drawing, to reality? Explore the "behind the seams" ...

Murder Mystery Dinner Show: Dinner Detective Omaha

January 10, 2015

America's largest murder mystery dinner show! Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal, award winning show, interrogations, clues prizes, and so much more!

Sip & Shop Saturday

January 10, 2015 to January 31, 2015
  • Location: Turner Park
  • Address: 31st-33rd and Farnam-Dodge Sts, Omaha, NE 68131
  • Venue: Midtown Crossing
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Sip cider, cocoa and coffee, and nibble on mini cupcakes and macarons while you shop Midtown's Urban Collection of boutiques! Enjoy indoor sales, special promotions, and enter to win a $500 shopping ...

Fabric of Survival Exhibit

January 15, 2015 to March 14, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: M-F: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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In 1977, Holocaust survivor Esther Nisenthal Krinitz began creating works of fabric art. The trained seamstress created 36 remarkable fabric pictures of vivid images and folk-art realism, meticulously...

Buffalo Bill's Cowboy Band

January 23, 2015 to February 08, 2015 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2001 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: The Rose Theater
  • Times: Fri: 7pm/Sat: 2pm & 5pm/Sun: 2pm
  • Admission: $18: Non Members; Free: Members
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Buffalo Bill was an adventurer, cowboy, buffalo hunter, Pony Express rider, and showman. On a long train trip from Omaha, where his Wild West show started, to the Irma Hotel, Buffalo Bill tells his da...

Forever Young Family and Children's Series

January 24, 2015 to April 02, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Saturday)

Young movie lovers will be introduced to contemporary independent film and the rich history of cinema. Enjoy Microcosmos, Song of the Sea, The King and the Mockingbird and Little Women for matinee scr...


January 27, 2015 to February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

This four-time Tony Award®-winning show CAMELOT®, tells the story of the infamous love triangle between King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and Sir Lancelot. Never has this story of passion and betra...

Classic Omaha Steakhouse Bus Tour

January 29, 2015 (Recurring every 4 weeks Thursday)

Come find out why Omaha is known for its beef! We will take you to to our longest running steakhouses where you will get to try different cuts of beef along with some tasty sides. Our guides will ente...

Paint, Drink & Be Merry with Vino van Gogh

January 30, 2015
  • Location: PizzaWest
  • Times: 7:00 PM
  • Admission: $38
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Enjoy the traveling paint-n-sip party in every corner of the city. Visit Omaha users only save $8 offwith the code "Vino2015"!

Paint, Drink & Be Merry with Vino van Gogh

January 31, 2015
  • Location: Heartland Tasting Room
  • Times: 7:00 PM
  • Admission: $38
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Enjoy the traveling paint-n-sip party in every corner of the city. Visit Omaha users only save $8 offwith the code "Vino2015"!

The Music of Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation

January 31, 2015 to February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Holland Performing Arts Center
  • Address: 1200 Douglas St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Symphony
  • Times: Sat: 7:30pm/Sun: 2:00pm
  • Admission: Tickets start at $22
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Stars of the Broadway stage join the orchestra to pay tribute to legendary songwriter and performer Marvin Hamlisch, award-winning composer of A Chorus Line, The Way We Were and The Sting.




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