Tag - Holidays

Holiday Light Displays in Omaha

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 11:00 AM by Erin O'Brien

Every evening this holiday season, lights glow throughout Omaha’s entertainment districts and neighborhoods. Here’s a round-up of the must-see displays perfect for festive strolls with friends and loved ones.


Gene Leahy Mall at The RiverFront (Holiday Lights Festival)
1001 Douglas St.
November 24, 2022 – January 2, 2023

A Thanksgiving lighting ceremony complete with a light show and free concert at the Holland Performing Arts Center kickstarts Omaha’s Holiday Lights Festival. In addition to a display of traditional white tree lights and

Holiday Traditions in Omaha

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 4:00 PM by Erin O'Brien

Add big sparkle to your season thanks to the dazzling array of fun happening 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. Get these on your calendar, then sprinkle in a selection of other festive events happening throughout Omaha for the ultimate holiday experience.


Christmas at Union Station
The Durham Museum
November–January

It’s the most wonderful time

Once my husband and I started a family, we knew we wanted to turn seasonal activities into family traditions.

Traditions are special. They create dates on our calendars to look forward to, and they make memories that generate nostalgia.

The day after Thanksgiving, my husband, daughter D and I headed to The Durham Museum for holiday fun and the community countdown to the lighting of the region’s largest indoor tree. D saw Santa, decorated a cookie and sipped milk before we made our way to the Great Hall along with legions of other

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