This Valentine’s week, celebrate the greatest love of all – your female friendships! Read on to discover 10 Omaha ideas for the best Galentine’s ever. 

Treat your BFF to a spa day.

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Indulge in a day of pampering with your pal. Book a spa package at Urbane Salon & Day Spa in the Old Market. We recommend the Elegant Package, which includes a couple’s 30-minute facial, 30-minute massage, aromatherapy manicure, aromatherapy pedicure, and light lunch. Find more Omaha spas here.

Spend a day at the movies.

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Catch up on indie or foreign films with your bestie at Film Streams at the Ruth Sokolof or Dundee locations. Make sure to enjoy some stellar locally sourced snacks, like Nebraska-made kombucha, popcorn topped with real butter and craft beer.

Enjoy a unique sweat sesh with your bestie.

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MW ClimbingThe journey of friendship is often an adventurous one – and a great friend inspires you to be brave. This Galentine’s, tackle a new challenge together while getting in a workout. Climb a rock wall, try an aerial hammock class, or learn to swing dance.

Sip and snack your way through happy hour.

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Laka Lono drinksSavor a drink as sweet as your friendship at Laka Lono Rum Club. Or celebrate your inner sparkle at Sips on 10th, a cozy wine and bubbles bar with delicious happy hour snacks like Sicilian meatballs. During its “finest hour,” J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood offers oysters on the half shell, shrimp durango, fried calamari, classic sliders and handcrafted cocktails. At Kamp, try a fun cocktail like a tiger mule or a jungle gin, or throw back an ice shot and aim your glass to hit the tiger bell. 

Channel your creativity.

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Hot Shops womenWant to express creative energy and make something to commemorate your time together? Check out Creative Culture, where you can paint pottery, pot a plant and build your own delicious ice cream drink. Or craft a candle according to your own scent profile at The Candle House. Another Omaha option is Hot Shops, a 92,000-square-foot art center with more than 70 working artists, where you can sign up for classes in everything from glassblowing to woodworking.

Cheer on Omaha's professional women athletes.

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Supernovas bump!Still looking for the perfect match? Check out the city’s pro women’s volleyball team, the Omaha Supernovas, as they take on Orlando at home. Watching the Supernovas destroy their opponents lends a whole new meaning to “Valentine’s Day crush.”

Laugh and linger over a delicious lunch.

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Good Lookin'After visiting Omaha attractions with your girlfriend, enjoy a well-deserved rest over a long lunch. Downtown, Kitchen Table offers scratch-made sandwiches, soups and more. Good Lookin’ serves elevated breakfast and lunch favorites in Omaha’s charming Dundee neighborhood. In West Omaha, at Southwestern-inspired Stokes, share small savory plates and a meal-worthy green salad loaded with fresh toppings. 

Catch live music or DJs at iconic Omaha venues.

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Steelhouse Omaha

Omaha is a music mecca, and the week of love is no exception. Catch country and folk acts at Slowdown. Shake it off at a Taylor Fest at The Waiting Room. At Steelhouse Omaha, experience the virtuosic Black Violin. Johnny Cash fans can experience the “Man in Black” at Holland Performing Arts Center.

Make your own kid-free Luminarium playdate.

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On Thursday evenings, Kiewit Luminarium is for adults only. Night Light is a chance for adults to play with more than 100 interactive exhibits illuminating concepts in chemistry, biology, physics, economics and more.  Bring your most curious friend to experience the wonder with you.

Explore the great outdoors together.

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Lake CunninghamYour friendship warms you like the sun. Now venture out together in search of vitamin D – and vitamin N for nature. Read up on the best places to hike in Omaha here, or find inspiration for cold-weather outdoor fun here.

Want even more ideas for Galentine’s in Omaha? Visit our Girlfriends Getaway page for more dining and activity suggestions for your perfect Omaha weekend.