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Omaha Events

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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Try Scuba Experience

August 18, 2013 to August 31, 2014 (Every Sunday)
  • Address: 4303 S 121st Plz, Omaha, NE 68137
  • Venue: DiVentures
  • Times: 1:00-2:00pm; 3:00-4:00pm
  • Admission: $75 per diver
  • Visit Website

Learn basic skills in the classroom, practice in the shallow end & travel to the deep end once you're comfortable.

Friday Night Wine Down

September 13, 2013 to September 26, 2014 (Every Friday)

Join Nebraska at the Market and The Addicted Cup coffee house for live local music, complimentary food and just a good relaxing time. Perfect way to end the work week and start the weekend!


November 21, 2013 to May 31, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

These sculptural and image-based surrogates call into question the notion of ‘presence’ and use their unfaithfulness as a way to reorganize meaning and symbolism in the world around them.

Searching for Humanity: Veterans, Victims and Survivors of World War II

December 18, 2013 to June 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Nationally-known artist, Matthew Placzek, sets an affecting environment with photos, memorabilia, and testimony of Nebraska Holocaust survivors, soldiers, and more.

Sum of Us Exhibit

January 30, 2014 to June 28, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Sum of Us features six Kansas City artists whose multi media work explores the relationship of the part to the whole. 

1968 Exhibit

February 08, 2014 to May 04, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Admission: Adults $9, Seniors $7, Children (3-12) $6, Members and children 2 and under free
  • Visit Website

The year 1968 was a turning point for a generation coming of age and a nation at war, and the aftermath can still be felt today.


February 08, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tuesday- Wednesday & Friday - Sunday 10:00am- 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am- 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Visit Website

iROZEALb’s (Iona Rozeal Brown) paintings, drawings, and mixed media collages examine the ways personal identity is shaped when cultural forces collide. 

Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life

February 08, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Thursday 10:00am- 8:00pm; All Other Days 10:00am- 4:00pm
  • Admission: $10/Adults. $5/ Adults on Thursdays
  • Visit Website

The realms of Poseidon encompassed virtually every aspect of life in the ancient Mediterranean world, from mythology and religious cult to the daily life of its people. 

GUERRERO: Seven Regions of Art and Tradition

February 22, 2014 to June 29, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 St, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00am- 5:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday 1:00- 5:00pm; Saturday 10:00am- 2:00pm
  • Visit Website

The exhibit celebrates the art and artisans of the State of Guerrero exploring the four major ethnic groups through its seven regions each with distinct artistic cultures.  

60 Days of Science

March 01, 2014 to April 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 28210 West Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003
  • Venue: Strategic Air & Space Museum
  • Times: 10:00am- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Included in the price of admission: $12 adults / $6 kids / Members Free
  • Visit Website

Sixty days of science is an extended opportunity for the public to explore, discover and try science on many levels. Have you ever dissected a shark, gone on a GPS treasure hunt, built a robot, or c...


March 21, 2014 to April 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.&...

Murder Mystery Dinner Show - Dinner Detective

March 22, 2014 (Every Saturday)

America's largest award winning murder mystery is now playing weekly in Omaha. Enjoy a delicious four course sit down dinner, interactive comedic show, prizes and so much more.

Fred Simon Gallery: Peg Pennell and Lora Rocke Exhibition

March 24, 2014 to May 02, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Location: Fred Simon Gallery at the Nebraska Arts Council Offices
  • Address: 1004 Farnam Street, LL, Omaha, NE 68005
  • Times: 8:00am- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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Nebraska textile artists Peg Pennell of Ashland, and Lora Rocke of Lincoln, showcase their respective exhibitions "In Living Color" and "Ordinary People" in the Fred Simon Gallery.

Duplicity: Paintings and Drawings

March 28, 2014 to April 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Gallery 72 presents "Duplicity: Paintings and Drawings" by Lincoln-based artist, Sunny Gibbons. 

April show features Hatfield, Howitt and Smith

April 01, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Hatfield creates visual puns by burning designs into wood and painting with a bright, child like quality. Howitt creates vessels in turned wood. Photographer Smith explores the Nebraska landscape from...

Chocolate and Pastry Bus Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Saturday)

This is one of our sweetest tours yet! This bus tour will take you in comfort all over the city for a sample of some of the most delectable delicacies you will find. Our tour guides will entertain you...

Midtown Walking Food Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

We think the best way to discover a city is one-bite-at-a-time! Join us on this tasting adventure through Omaha's unique Midtown area. Our tour guides will take you to a selection of Omaha's tastiest...

Old Market Walking Food Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

We think the best way to discover a city is one-bite-at-a-time! Join us on a tasting adventure through Omaha's historic warehouse district known as the Old Market. Our tour guides will introduce you t...

ERNEST & CELESTINE - Forever Young Family & Children’s Series

April 12, 2014 to April 24, 2014 (Recurring daily)

A civilization of hardworking mice are terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice- Celestine is an artist and a dreamer – and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for u...

Heartland 2050: Shape Our Future Exhibit

April 14, 2014 to May 10, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Monday- Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm; Saturday 1:00- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Visit Website

Heartland 2050 will debut the results of last fall’s scenario planning workshop series through an informative exhibition. This exhibition is the next step in Heartland 2050′s ongoing dialo...

Boeing, Boeing

April 18, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Bernard has the perfect life. He is handsome, successful and engaged to THREE beautiful air hostesses that have no suspicion of his two-timing ways. While two are up in the air, the other is in his ar...


April 18, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)

From visionary director Jonathan Glazer (SEXY BEAST, BIRTH) comes a stunning career transformation, a masterpiece of existential science fiction that journeys to the heart of what it means to be human...

Beethoven Variations and Transformations

April 25, 2014

33 Variations, a play by Mois`es Kaufman, asks the question, “Why did Beethoven write so many variations and devote so much time and energy to Diabelli’s insignificant theme?” 

Opera Omaha presents Cinderella

April 25, 2014 to April 27, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday)

Bring the entire family to relive the cherished fairy tale of an impoverished girl tormented by two stepsisters in her stepfather’s dilapidated house. Mistaken identities and a glamorous ball gi...

Ramona Quimby

April 25, 2014 to May 11, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2001 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: The Rose Theater
  • Times: Friday 7:00pm; Saturday 2:00pm & 5:00pm; Sunday 2:00pm
  • Admission: $18-Non Members; Free-Members
  • Visit Website

Beverly Cleary’s irrepressible young heroine will capture your heart. As Romona struggles to survive school and her older sister, others in the Quimby family face challenges: Dad’s out of...

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