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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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Rockbrook Village® 42nd Annual Art Fair

September 06, 2014 to September 07, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Omaha's premier art fair since 1971! Over 160 national, regional and local artists will display and sell their one-of-a-kind works of art. Rockbrook food merchants serve food in a Food Court.

2nd Annual Baconfest

September 07, 2014
  • Location: The Salvation Army - Kroc Center
  • Address: 2825 Y St, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $25 GA; $5 Ages 5 - 17; Free for Under 4
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Join us for a day of bacon-inspired cuisine, entertainment, and fun family activities that SIZZLE! Enjoy a day of bacon-inspired activities including a Kids' Corral, Omaha area bands, vendor booths, g...

All-European Show and Shine

September 07, 2014
  • Address: 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Times: From: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission: $7 Adults; $3 Children 6 - 12; Member & Children Under 6 are Free
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See fine European cars and motorcycles on display.  Imagine models of Jaguar, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ducati, BMW, Ferrari, Pantera, Alfa Romeo, Austin Healey and others surrounded by the beauty ...

World O! Water Festival

September 11, 2014 (Every Thursday)
  • Location: Wehrspan Lake at Chalco Hills Recreation Area
  • Address: 8901 S. 154th st., Omaha, NE
  • Times: 12pm to 4pm
  • Admission: Free

Fun for the entire family to learn about protecting and preserving water as a valuable natural resource. Activities will include free canoe rides, face painting, animal exhibits, and art activities.

Omaha Marathon

September 21, 2014
  • Location: TD Ameritrade Stadium
  • Address: 1200 Mike Fahey St, Omaha, NE 68411
  • Times: 7:00 am
  • Admission: Varies upon registration
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Race one of America's greatest marathon cities! From the Mile to the Marathon, the 39th annual Omaha Marathon offers "a distance for everyone!" 

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 ...

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.


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!

Design Zone

May 24, 2014 to September 14, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Kids $6, Members & Under 2 -Free
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Discover the secrets behind how music producers, roller coaster designers, and other creative problem solvers do what they do. Recently named one of the must-see exhibits of the summer by USA Today!&...

Dinos: The Big Dig

May 24, 2014 to September 07, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 500 South 20th Street, Omaha, NE 61802
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tues, Wed & Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm; Thurs 10:00am- 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am- 5:00pm; Sun 1:00- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Admission + $2
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Explore giant roaring, robotic dinosaurs, unearth fossils in a two story dig pit, pan for real gemstones in the treasure creek and hop aboard the Dino-Train for a ride among these prehistoric creature...

Mark di Suvero: Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park

June 07, 2014 to September 07, 2014 (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: Free
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Coinciding with the installation of a monumental sculpture by Mark di Suvero at River’s Edge Park, this complementary exhibition of the artist’s work, includes studies for the River’...

Yellowstone and the West: The Chromolithographs of Thomas Moran

June 07, 2014 to September 07, 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; Thursday 10:00am- 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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In 1876, Louis Prang published a portfolio of fifteen chromolithographs after watercolors by the renowned painter Thomas Moran. This was one of the first illustrated publications about the West to be ...

Tots on the Towne

June 12, 2014 (Recurring monthly on the 2nd Thursday)

Join us for monthly Tots on the Towne events, which feature a free activity for the little ones. At a different location inside Shadow Lake Towne Center. Event activities vary from month-to-month. Che...

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. 

City of Papillion Farmer's Market

June 18, 2014 to September 17, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Location: Papillion City Park
  • Address: 84th and Lincoln Streets, Papillion, NE 68046
  • Times: 5:00- 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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The City of Papillion Farmers Market features a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and art from local vendors.

James Nares' Street

June 21, 2014 to September 21, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed and Fri - Sun/10:00am - 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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A mesmerizing video filmed on the streets of New York City, creates a fluid narrative that transforms people’s movements and gestures into an elegant, slow-motion choreography.

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...

Historic Vinton Street Walk

August 08, 2014 to October 10, 2014 (Recurring monthly on the 2nd Friday)
  • Address: 18th and Vinton Streets - NE Corner, Omaha, NE 68110
  • Times: 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Donation

A guided look at the architecture, new arts scene, and history of this unique commercial district.

"Contrast" featuring Dewaele, Ocken, Schimenti

September 02, 2014 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday)

Sculptor Robert Dewaele, painter Virginia Ocken and mixed-media artist Margie Schimenti will present their exhibit, “Contrasts.”

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