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Erin O'Brien

Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau
Director of Marketing

Holiday Traditions in Omaha

Add sparkle to your season thanks to the dazzling array of fun throughout the city. From beloved traditions to festive events, Omaha makes it easy to infuse this time of year with joy and memories thanks to a handful of mainstay celebrations that families and more look forward to year after year…

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10 Things to Do in December in Omaha

Each month brings unique opportunities to make memories in Omaha. Of course, December is the month of holiday fun, and Omaha brings the merriment. If you’ve missed an event below, no worries; add it to your calendar for next year. Read on for 10 ways to enjoy this month in Omaha. 1. Be Merry and…

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Best Places for Hiking in Omaha, Nebraska

From the rolling Ponca Hills in Nebraska to the scenic Loess Hills across the river in Iowa, there are plenty of hiking opportunities to explore in the Omaha area. Plus, many of these same trails offer other recreational fun like snowshoeing and mountain biking and past times like birding. So the…

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Fall Fun in Omaha, Part 1: Seasonal Attractions

September and October are beautiful times to be outdoors in Omaha. The trees become rich with red and orange leaves, the weather cools but is comfortable, and, as the season progresses, a number of spooky and cozy-fun autumn attractions open. From corn mazes and hayrack rides for picking the perfect…

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10 Things to Do in November in Omaha

Each month brings fresh opportunities for fun in Omaha. November’s a great time to enjoy autumnal delights, from festivals and sweet eats to uniquely-Omaha experiences. Read on for ten ways to enjoy this month in Omaha. 1. Experience an Adults-Only Evening at Kiewit Luminarium Rekindle your…

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Halloween Fun for the Family in Omaha

It’s time to sip pumpkin spice lattes, hunt for the perfect pumpkin, and begin the season’s adventures. In Omaha, the fun revs up in October with events the entire family will love. Here’s the ultimate list of Omaha's Halloween events – all treats, no tricks – that are so fun you’ll make them an…

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10 Things to Do in October in Omaha

Fall in Omaha offers visitors plenty of opportunities for fun and exploration. From Junkstock to Julia Child, find 10 ways to spice up your October in Omaha. The region’s favorite vintage festival takes place on an old horse farm. Named as an “unforgettable fall festival worth traveling for” by…

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10 Things to Do in September in Omaha

The final weekends of summer meet the first weekends of fall to provide opportunities for exploration and relaxation. Here are 10 ideas for making the most of September in Omaha. Families are invited on a citywide adventure to find OMAI, an elusive troll on an Omaha adventure. (She is also…

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10 Things to Do in August in Omaha

Before we’re in full “back to school” mode, squeeze more out of glorious summer with a road trip to a city full of fun opportunities. Here are ten ideas for making the most of August in Omaha. 1. Explore The RiverFront Last summer, Omaha welcomed the reopening of Gene Leahy Mall, a park in the…

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