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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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The Eagle Has Landed

July 18, 2014 to July 26, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1801 Vinton St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Apollon
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $30 (Includes Dinner)
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We're sending you to astronaut training...sort of. At this interactive art show and dinner we'll launch you into space and try to help you get back alive. Good luck!

American Solar Challenge

July 25, 2014
  • Location: The Yard
  • Address: 1400 Cuming St., Omaha, NE
  • Times: 7:00am
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See 20 to 25 ASC Teams compete to design, build, and race solar-powered electric vehicles in a cross-country time/distance rally event. Teams compete over a 1200-1800 mile course between multiple citi...

Comedy 4 Pilger

July 27, 2014

The Weisenheimers Improv Comedy Group has been an Omaha institution since 1997.  All the original members will be back on stage together, raising money for Pilger, NE.

Joslyn Castle Classic Car Show

July 27, 2014
  • Address: 3902 Davenport St, Omaha, NE 68131
  • Venue: Joslyn Castle
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: $10 Advance; $12.50 at the Gate;12 and under Free; $5 for Military Personnel with ID
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See hand-selected vintage cars and motorcycles displayed on Joslyn's beautiful grounds and enjoy food and fun for the entire family. In addition to viewing the high-end vehicles, guests can go inside ...

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 ...

Midtown Walking Food Tour

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

Join us on a tasting adventure. Our tour guides will take you to a selection of Omaha's tastiest eateries and culinary shops in the Midtown area. Along the way, you will hear a little history and tale...

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. 

Boys Town Student Art Show

May 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 137th & W Dodge Rd, Boys Town, NE 68010
  • Venue: Boys Town
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Visit Website

Boys Town high school and grade school art students put their best artistic efforts on display at the Hall of History. 

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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Join the Omaha Farmers Market as we celebrate our 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce, one-of-a-kind products and valued relationships make the Market ...

Village Pointe Farmers Market

May 03, 2014 to October 04, 2014

Discover the bounties of the 9th annual Village Pointe Farmers Market.  You'll find the freshest of seasonal produce, herbs, local meats, eggs, poultry, artisan cheeses, bedding plants, flowers,...

Omaha Farmer's Market

May 04, 2014 to October 19, 2014 (Every Sunday)

Over 85 vendors in Aksarben Village selling fresh goods and produce. Get some exercise by doing Zumba in the park then go shopping through the streets for your fresh veggies!

Visions of Lewis & Clark Exhibit

May 12, 2014 to August 23, 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
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30 kites will commemorate Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery expedition and will be on view at participating locations throughout the metro area.

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: 10:00am- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors 62+ $7, Kids $6, Members & 2 and Under are 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: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00am- 5:00pm; Thursday 10:00am- 8:00pm; Saturday 9:00am- 5:00pm; Sunday 1:00- 5:00pm
  • Admission: $2 Added to Museum Admission
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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...

2013 Carver Bank Residents Exhibition

May 30, 2014 to August 16, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Carver Bank
  • Address: 2416 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68111
  • Times: 10:30am- 4:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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This exhibition features our first group of Carver Bank alumni and celebrates the wide range of work they create. It features paintings, interactive displays and poetry.

Family Fun Nights at Fun Plex

May 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 7003 Q St, Omaha, NE 68117
  • Venue: Fun Plex
  • Times: 7:30pm- 11:00pm
  • Admission: $59.95 Per Family
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Whip and spin with mom and dad on the classic Tilt-a-Whirl, splash your brother or sister on the bumper boats, and see who in your family is King of the Road on the Fun Plex Speedway Go-Kart Track. Fa...

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

May 30, 2014 to August 22, 2014 (Every Friday)

Live bands include a mix of jazz, blues, classic rock, country, and funk. Various merchant prizes, free face painting, balloon art and other giveaways for kids. Outdoor seating is available.

Rockbrook VillageĀ® Friday Concerts

June 06, 2014 to August 29, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Local musicians entertain families every Friday night throughout the summer. Bring Granny, a date or the kids and a lawn chair for a delightful evening. Dine and shop in Rockbrook Village before the...

Mark di Suvero: 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 and Fri - Sun/10:00am - 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am - 8:00pm
  • 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, including studies for the River&rsquo...

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
  • Visit Website

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 ...

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
  • Visit Website

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
  • Visit Website

The City of Papillion Farmers Market features a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and art from local vendors.

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