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10 Things to Do in November in Omaha

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

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. Get Spooked at a Haunted Museum

Museum of Shadows

Halloween season may be over, but it’s spooky time all year at Museum of Shadows. One of the world’s most haunted museums is housed in a historic building in downtown Omaha, and it’s home to the world’s largest collection of verified haunted artifacts (3,000!). Take a tour of the museum, go on

10 Things to Do in October in Omaha

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 3:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Fall in Omaha offers visitors plenty of opportunities for fun and exploration. From Junkstock to The Monster Club, continue on for ten ideas for unique experiences you can enjoy only in Omaha.

1. “Get Your Junk On” During Junkstock: Harvest Edition

Junkstock

The region’s favorite vintage festival is two weekends in early October and takes place on an old horse farm. Named as an “unforgettable fall festival worth traveling for” by USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, Junkstock features 180+ vendors from across the country who sell their

10 Things to Do in September in Omaha

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 5:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

The final weekends of summer meet the first weekends of fall to provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor exploration. Here are ten ideas for making the most of September in Omaha.

1. Find OMAI

Families are invited on a citywide adventure to find OMAI, an illusive troll on an Omaha adventure. (She is also sister to OMAR, who lives under Bob the Bridge.) Here’s how it works: At each of ten participating attractions, including Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha Children’s Museum and The Durham Museum, look for OMAI’s blue footprints

10 Things to Do in August in Omaha

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 12:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Before we’re in full “back to school” mode (and some of us may already be), squeeze even more out of glorious summer with a road trip to a city packed full of opportunities for fun. Here are ten ideas for making the most of August in Omaha.

1. Explore Gene Leahy Mall

Omaha’s downtown and riverfront is evolving, and Gene Leahy Mall at The RiverFront is an exciting new addition to the landscape. The park in the heart of downtown features a performance pavilion with a wide expanse of lawn space, a state-of-the-art playground that kids are raving

10 Things to Do in July in Omaha

Thursday, June 16, 2022 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

It’s the heart of summer, and Omaha’s bringing the memorable experiences with an array of warm weather fun and ways to cool off too. Read on for ten ways to make the most of this month in Omaha.

1. Go Bobbing

What is 3,000 feet long, is supported by two pylons, and is Omaha’s most eligible bachelor? The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, or “Bob.” Bob makes all your bridge wishes come true with Bobbing, standing in two states at once. Tag your Bob pics #ItHappensOnBob for a chance to win an exclusive Bob t-shirt.

2. See Summer in Bloom

Flowering

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

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,

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