45th Annual Summer Arts Festival
Enjoy art, music, a children's fair and food, June 7-9, along Mike Fahey Drive from 10th to 15th Street (tentative).
Friday, 10:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Santa Lucia Festival
The Santa Lucia Festival is a five-day celebration (June 6-9) of Italian heritage, tradition and faith at Lewis and Clark Landing in downtown Omaha (just behind the CHI Health Center Arena along the river). Bocce ball tournament, cannoli-eating contest, live music, dance, Mass and a procession from St. Frances Cabrini Church, 1248 S. 10th St., to Lewis and Clark Landing.
First Friday Old Market
Held the first Friday of each month, 6-9pm, First Friday is a free event celebrating local creativity in our historic neighborhood. Visit galleries to explore fresh perspectives and meet the artists.
Omaha Community Playhouse
Production of the musical Ragtime runs through June 29
Holland Performing Arts Center
June 8-9, Tony Award winner for originating the role of Aaron Burr in Broadway’s smash Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr. brings his powerful talent and magnetic presence to jazz standards and Broadway hits with unmatched elegance and style.
The Rose Theater
Enjoy Matilda the Musical at Omaha's premier venue for the performing arts for children and families, housed in a beautifully restored 1927 vaudeville palace.
Omaha’s Old Market
Street musicians and artists offer entertainment as you wander in and out of the many boutiques and galleries that line the cobblestone streets. Innovative restaurants, original steakhouses, local pubs, quaint cafes and jazz clubs make the Old Market a great stop when visiting Omaha.
TD Ameritrade Park
Omaha's premiere sports stadium and outdoor entertainment venue is home to Creighton Bluejays Baseball.
Parks and Recreation
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Walk through the world’s largest indoor desert and the largest indoor rainforest in North America. Explore exotic locations and underground caves to see thousands of animals from across the globe in their natural habitat. With more than 7 acres of indoor exhibits, Omaha’s Zoo is a year-round must-do.
Omaha Children’s Museum
Outstanding interactive permanent exhibits focused on art, science and early childhood education. Exhibits include giant ball machines, a kid-sized grocery store, tire and auto service center, science and technology lab, maker-space, art studio and much more!
The Durham Museum makes its home in the National Historic Landmark of Omaha's beautiful art deco Union Station. See restored train cars, 1940s storefronts, numerous artifacts showing the history of the region, and the Byron Reed collection which includes some of the world’s rarest coins and documents.
Do you like Trains? Tour two of the greatest locomotives ever to power Union Pacific Railroad - Centennial No. 6900 and Big Boy No. 4023.
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
Walk “the Bob” and take a picture in two states at once. Let the kids enjoy the splash park in the circular plaza.
Heartland of America Park
Catch the spectacular Heartland of America Fountain with its 320-ft water jet and light show. Lewis & Clark Interpretive exhibits, WWII and Airborne Memorial Sculptures and a pedestrian bridge connecting to the Lewis & Clark Landing. Gondola rides by Heartland Gondola.
Discover 100 acres of inspiring horticultural displays, including the rose garden, Victorian garden, children's garden, model railroad garden and the all-new Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory- featuring indoor tropical and temperate garden spaces.