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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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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!

Chocolate and Pastry Bus Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Saturday)

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 with history and tales of Omaha along ...

TypecastRecast

April 27, 2014 to October 01, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: 12th Street between Mike Fahey and Douglas Streets
  • Admission: Free
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TypecastRecast presents six extraordinary public works of art that examine stereotype, start community conversation and foster a more respectful and hate-free world. 

Omaha Farmers Market- Old Market

May 03, 2014 to October 18, 2014 (Every Saturday)
  • Location: Old Market
  • Address: Harney to Jackson Sts and 10th to 13th Sts, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Old Market
  • Times: 8:00am- 12:30pm
  • Admission: Free
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Celebrate the 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce, one-of-a-kind products and valued relationships make the Market what it is today.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show: Dinner Detective Omaha

May 17, 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal, award winning show, interrogations, clues prizes and so much more!

Baseball at Boys Town, 1917 - Today

June 13, 2014 to September 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 137th & W Dodge Rd, Boys Town, NE 68010
  • Venue: Boys Town
  • Times: 10am-4pm
  • Admission: Free
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Boys Town has a long history of baseball including visits from legends of the game, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Ted Williams. Explore the history from 1917 to today. 

Stingray Beach

June 26, 2014 to October 01, 2014

Come hand to fin with cownose, Southern and Atlantic stingrays at the zoo's newest interactive exhibit!  Touch, feed and interact with these aquatic creatures as they glide through an 80-foot-lon...

Miguel Angel Casco Arroyo

July 18, 2014 to September 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 - 5:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Admission: General- $5; Seniors & K-12- $3.40; College Students with ID- $4; Members- Free
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Contemporary paintings and drawings.  

Structured Chaos

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 players along with some up-and-comers in these three hours of great improv comedy. This is our night to experiment with new shows, so you might see something you've never...

Game Night

July 25, 2014 (Every Friday)

Only our best performers go up each Friday night, along with occasional special guests. Our first hour is filled with our best improv teams, followed by our signature show 'Interrogated' where you con...

1st Friday at the Passageway Gallery with Jeri Martinez

September 05, 2014 to September 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 417 S 11th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Passageway Gallery
  • Times: Mon - Tues 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Wed - Sat 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM & Sun 12:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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September's Featured Artist is Jeri Martinez with encaustics and watercolor painting.

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

September 05, 2014 to October 03, 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1801 Vinton St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Apollon
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $30 (Includes Dinner)
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Relive the 80s from the rad to the bogus in an interactive art, performance and dining experience.  The art will be displayed until October 3 during gallery hours (Wed - Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM).

Kim Reid-Kuhn Exhibit

September 08, 2014 to October 17, 2014 (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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Omaha artist, Kim Reid-Kuhn displays her latest work in this solo exhibition.

Fall Open Air Market and Pumkin Patch

September 13, 2014 to October 26, 2014 (Every Sunday, Saturday)
  • Location: Ewesfull Cowllectables & Harellooms Country Store and More
  • Address: 29353 Ida Street, Valley, NE 68064
  • Times: Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sun 12:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Admission: $5 Children; Free for Adults
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Along with the open air market featuring local vendors, the pumpkin patch activities for children willl include: pick your pumpkin, animals, games, play area, campfires and more! 

The Art of Stagecraft

September 13, 2014 to November 09, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: Tues 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Wed - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sun 1:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Children $6, Members & Under 2 - Free
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See the talented work of Jim Othuse, Omaha Community Playhouse’s Resident Scenic and Lighting Designer. This exhibit highlights models from Othuse’s 40-year career.

Zip Line, Just Minutes From Omaha!

September 14, 2014 (Every Sunday, Saturday)
  • Location: Mt.Crescent Ski Area
  • Address: 17026 Snow Hill Lane, Honey Creek, IA 51542
  • Times: Saturday 11 AM- 5 PM & Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
  • Admission: $25 per person for 1 zip ride OR $40 per person for 3 zip rides
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Zipline Iowa is now OPEN! We have the longest zipline in Iowa & Nebraska and one of the Longest in the Entire USA. Experience an intense 1600ft long high flying zipline ride from 300ft in the air!

“Caribbean Waves Up North” - Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA

September 19, 2014 to January 31, 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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Using a wide variety of sophisticated techniques, collective members address the universality of the immigrant experience; its crises of identity and longing for home. Rich in symbolism, thought-prov...

Cedric Hartman Selected Works

September 19, 2014 to January 03, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat 1:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Cedric Hartman is known for making thoughtful, idiosyncratic work in the architectural realm – and an ever evolving array of furniture, lighting and hardware. Hartman’s work is in the Muse...

Olson Kundig: Anthology

September 19, 2014 to January 03, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon - Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat 1:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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"Olson Kundig: Anthology", the first comprehensive exhibition focusing on the firm’s creative process, showcases the artistic, historic, and cultural influences and design explorations...

Paint, Drink & Be Merry With Vino Van Gogh

September 24, 2014
  • Location: Heartland Tasting Room
  • Address: 1669 Washington St, Blair, NE 68008
  • Times: 6:30 PM
  • Admission: $38
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Bring your family and friends out for a day of sipping wine and creating your own work of art!

Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Rodeo & Stock Show

September 25, 2014 to September 28, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Omaha's Official Community Celebration! This four-day event is comprised of several core events including the Ak-Sar-Ben Rodeo, Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show and the Douglas County Fair.

End of Summer Concert Series: The Sugar Thieves

September 25, 2014
  • Location: Midtown Crossing
  • Address: 31st-33rd and Farnam-Dodge Sts, Omaha, NE 68131
  • Venue: Midtown Crossing
  • Times: 7:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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This six-week concert series, presented by UNO, showcases some of the area’s most exciting, live musical talent. Crowds bring coolers, chairs, and blankets for this Thursday night series.

Paint, Drink & Be Merry With Vino Van Gogh

September 25, 2014

Bring your family and friends out for a day of sipping wine and creating your own work of art!

Rebel: A Documentary

September 25, 2014
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: 7:00 PM
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.40; College Students $4; Members - Free
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Screening of the documentary will be followed by a conversation with visiting award winning writer/director/producer Maria Angui Carter. It is the story of Loreta Velazquez, one of an estimated 1000 ...

Jay Owenhouse: Dare to Believe

September 26, 2014

A mind-boggling, spell-binding experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.  Jay's new show is a theatrical event where audiences not only witness the magic, they experience it!  ...

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