Author: Erin O'Brien

Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau
Social Media Manager
eobrien@visitomaha.com

Reunite and Reconnect with Family in Omaha

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

It’s been far too long since you had your entire family together. Cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents – it’s time to assemble and create new memories. Take advantage of the group travel opportunities in Omaha this summer and plan a reunion in the affordable Midwest.

The Omaha area has something to offer everyone, including activities, attractions, food and fun. Adults and children alike will enjoy the quality time they’ll spend together. Read on for ways to create a memorable getaway in Omaha.

In the Middle

Your family may be spread out

Budget-Friendly Guys Trip to Omaha

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 2:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Like most Americans, you’re ready to get out of town and travel again. But if you want to hang with the guys – where can you go for sporting events, great food and drinks, concerts and experiences that won’t break the bank?

You can find all those things in one place: Omaha.

Sportstown USA

The love of sports never leaves you and Omaha has got you covered. From college to the pros, you can see the best in their fields play here. But don’t think you’ll be on the sidelines; the Omaha area offers several opportunities for you and your buddies to

Summer Concerts in Omaha

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Music floats in the breeze in all corners of the city this summer as Omaha hits a high note with a handful of signature live music festivals, events, and music series. Read on for this summer’s must-have musical experiences and begin planning your summer itinerary filled with the sweet sounds of jazz, blues, rock and roll, and more.

Maha Festival

The 14th annual Maha Festival takes over Aksarben Village July 29-30, 2022. The music-heavy event is a two-day affair with shopping, comedy, community booths, and food and drink options sandwiched in

10 Things to Do in June in Omaha

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 1:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

The fun heats up as summer takes off in Omaha. It’s a great month to be outside, and below are ten ways to make your Omaha visit in June a memorable one.

1. Stroll a Farmers Market

Get a taste of the area’s homegrown and homemade goods at vibrant weekend farmers markets throughout the city. On Saturdays, vendors line the cobblestone streets of the historic Old Market during Omaha Farmers Market. Village Pointe Shopping Center west of downtown offers even more shopping options thanks to their farmers market. On Sundays, Aksarben Village comes to

Omaha’s beloved fine arts celebration returns for its 48th year in 2022, this time in a new location.

Artists will line the streets of lively Aksarben Village with one-of-a-kind art pieces during Omaha Summer Arts Festival June 10-12, 2022. Seen by many as the unofficial kickoff to summer, the outdoor festival features an artists’ market, music, food, youth arts, and more.

Omaha Summer Arts Festival

Omaha Summer Arts Festival

A popular complement to the event also returns this year. Ten 8’ x 8’ mural cubes created by 31 local artists will be peppered throughout the city beginning mid-May through

It’s widely known that billionaire investor Warren Buffett, one of the world’s five richest people, proudly hails from Omaha. His holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, is headquartered here too. While Buffett could live anywhere in the world, lucky for us Buffett chooses to keep his roots firmly planted in the Midwest–which means he has acquired some favorite Omaha spots over the years.

Whether you find yourself here for the popular Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting or just in the city for a weekend getaway, we have ideas on

Omaha’s Special Place in Golf History

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 10:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

Omaha has a special place in golf history.

Ahead of the 2022 Masters golf tournament, the Golf Channel was in Omaha shooting a special segment about Omahan Johnny Goodman. Goodman was the last amateur to win the U.S. Open, back in 1933 at the age of twenty-three.

In the special, Goodman is credited with having helped build Augusta National Golf Club, the world-renowned home of the Masters. While the story is centered around one of the infinite “what ifs,” the special highlights the unlikely success of an orphaned kid from South Omaha. The

Citywide Sensory-Friendly Festival in Omaha

Thursday, March 24, 2022 2:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

A first-of-its kind festival is underway in Omaha.

The inaugural Common Senses Festival, a month-long multifaceted, sensory-friendly event, explores the human senses through interactive installations, live performances, and more. Participating attractions and organizations include KANEKO, The Rose Theater, Millwork Commons, Omaha Symphony, and Omaha Community Playhouse. The festival is presented by local non-profit Autism Action Partnership, which serves the Nebraska autism community through targeted programs that promote support, inclusion,

48 Hours in Omaha: With the Omaha Dining Pass

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Terrific food, great ambiance, a new experience… dining out is some of the spice of life. And what can make your dining experience even better? Saving some money in the process.

The Omaha Dining Pass offers exclusive savings to enjoy during your next meal or snack out in Omaha. With nothing to download, the Dining Pass is instantly delivered via text and email and allows for easy mobile redemption. Plus, redeem offers at five participating locations and be entered to win an Omaha prize–it’s a win-win.

Now it’s time to begin your foodie journey

St. Patrick's Day in Omaha

Friday, March 4, 2022 12:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

In Omaha, we don’t need a reason to have fun. But St. Patrick’s Day offers a good excuse for revelry, and we’re all about festive experiences, tasty food, and getting a taste of the luck of the Irish.

First and Foremost: Food and Drink.

Come hungry at a slew of local restaurants serving up Irish classics like bangers and mash, and corned beef and cabbage any time of year. Try a boxty at Brazen Head Pub, where the traditional Irish potato pancake is served in six variations. Each is filled like an omelet with a variety of ingredients. Try the

AB Variation:
Visitors Guide
Request your FREE Visitors Guide and start planning your Omaha Weekend!