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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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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
  • Visit Website

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...

Identity: An Exhibition of You

October 11, 2014 to January 11, 2015 (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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What makes you…YOU? Find out what makes you tick in Identity: An Exhibition of You, the highly entertaining exhibit on display this fall from Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute!

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 ...

Old Market Walking Food Tour

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

Join us on a tasting adventure. Our tour guides will introduce you to some of Omaha's tastiest and well-loved eateries in the Old Market while delighting you with history and tales of our great city.

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!

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...

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...

Orpheum Theater District Walking Food Tour

September 19, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

This walking food tour will take you through a downtown area that is experiencing a culinary renaissance. There are plenty of stories to tell along the way as this area used to be home to some of earl...

A Bite of Omaha Food Tour by bus

September 20, 2014 (Every Thursday, Saturday)

Let us whisk you away on a 2.5-3 hour culinary adventure around Omaha! You will get to taste a variety of foods at Omaha's tastiest locally-owned establishments. Our guides will happily share stories ...

In Their Own Image Exhibit

September 25, 2014 to November 23, 2014 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Exhibit is from the Museum's collection, unseen for last 17 years

In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking

October 11, 2014 to January 11, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed, Fri - Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Thurs 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Adults $10; Free for 17 & Under, College Students with ID, Joslyn Members
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In Living Color examines how his use of color impacts both subject and viewer, creating a dialogue between Warhol and sixteen contemporary artists who all use color to shape how we understand images.&...

Orly Genger

October 11, 2014 to January 11, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tuesday - Wednesday & Friday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Orly Genger’s (b. 1979) installations draw inspiration from across the history of art, from early twentieth-century masterpieces of Modern painting, to large-scale Land Art works, to the pared-d...

Slice of Omaha Pizza Tour by bus

October 16, 2014 (Every Thursday, Saturday)

This one is all about the pie. Come try Omaha's best pizza joints and decide for yourself which pizza pie reigns supreme (or pepperoni, or sausage)! As we work our way around the city, our guides will...

21st Annual Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Ofrenda

October 17, 2014 to November 22, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri/10am-5pm; Tues, Thurs/1-5pm; Sat/10am-2pm
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.40; College Students w/ID $4; Members Free
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The Day of the Dead "Día del Muertos" celebration has traditionally been a time to remember loved ones with offerings of drinks, foods, flowers, candles and incense, all placed on the...

Exhibit Impermanencia - Voids of Memory

October 17, 2014 to November 22, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri/10am-5pm; Tues, Thurs/1-5pm; Sat/10am-2pm
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.40; College Students w/ID $4; Members Free
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Photography by contemporary visual artist Jorge Rosano Gamboa. In this exhibit, influenced by the death of his father, Gamboa manipulates photographs by removing images of family members leaving behin...

Joslyn Castle Bram Stoker Literary Festival

October 17, 2014 to November 01, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Dracula is the theme of this year's festival!  The event will include a Drama Duet featuring Dracula, The Jewel of Seven Stars,lectures; a movie night; a Durham at the Castle exhibit, music progr...

Spooktacular at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

October 18, 2014 to November 01, 2014 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

Bring your little ghouls and goblins for Spooktacular! The evening includes admission to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium afterhours, trick or treating, and fun activities. Bring your...

November Art Show

October 28, 2014 to November 23, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Painters Jean Barban and Joan Fetter join weaver Agneta Gaines and glass artist Bob Schipper to feature work in November.

Anime NebrasKon - 3-Day Anime & Pop Culture Convention

October 31, 2014 to November 02, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Join over 4500 people from all over the country, who are expected to attend Nebraska's premier Animation and Pop-culture convention. Attend over 200 scheduled activities of all kinds.

A Wrinkle in Time

November 01, 2014 to November 16, 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
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Meg embarks with her brother, Charles Wallace, and their friends on a dangerous quest traversing time and space to rescue her dad from evil forces on another planet. Travel with Meg on this remarkable...

Cher

November 01, 2014

Cher D2K Tour with special guest Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Christmas Stamps

November 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 137th & W Dodge Rd, Boys Town, NE 68010
  • Venue: Boys Town
  • Times: Mon-Fri/8am-5pm; Sat/9am-4pm; Sun/11am-4pm
  • Admission: Free
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View Christmas-themed stamps and covers from around the world on display at the Leon Myers Stamp Center, located in the Boys Town Visitors Center.

Freakshow

November 01, 2014
  • Address: 1801 Vinton St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Apollon
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $30
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Encore performance! Journey behind the scenes of your favorite carnival oddities and see their struggles and adventures, and their paths from obscurity to fame as the displays of wonder and intrigue y...

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