Annual Events in Omaha

Celebrating its history, culture, food, fashion sense, and love of music, not to mention its feverish devotion to sports, Omaha knows how to throw a good party.

Annual events and festivals offer visitors a wide range of things to do throughout the year.

Taste of Omaha

The art of food is abundant at Taste of Omaha. This three-day food fest showcases Omaha's great locally-owned restaurants and their special recipes as well as live entertainment all weekend long.

Greek Festival

The Greek Festival is all about the Opa! Enjoy authentic Greek music, folk dancing, and delicious homemade Greek cuisine.

Shakespeare on the Green

Shakespeare on the Green is nationally recognized for its unique artistry where classic Shakespeare is performed in a tree-embraced, family-picnic environment. It's a great way to experience the power and beauty of classical theatre in a relaxing outdoor setting.

Santa Lucia

Santa Lucia is a four-day carnival featuring everything Italian, like a cannoli eating contest, live music, and the coronation of the festival queen.


Everyone in Omaha is German when Oktoberfest rolls around with lots of schnitzel, pretzels, brats, beer and music.

Railroad Days at Mile Zero

All aboard for Railroad Days, a fun-filled celebration of the area’s rich railroad heritage across the river in Council Bluffs. Enjoy numerous train-themed activities at a variety of local attractions at one low price per family.

Pinnacle Bank Golf Championship

The PGA tour stops in Omaha with the Korn Ferry Tour's Pinnacle Bank Championship, the tour's season finale with 25 PGA Tour cards being awarded after the final round of competition.

Omaha Film Festival

Omaha Film Festival features over 100 short films, documentaries, and feature films from an average of 1,000 annual entries.