Free Fall Family Activities in Omaha


I love Fall in Omaha!  Perfect weather, changing colors, Football, Halloween events, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrack Rides, and campfires all make wonderful family memories.  What do you love most about Fall?

Enjoy these free or inexpensive family attractions and events this Fall in Omaha!


Especially for Kids

  • Rec’s Kids Clubhouse is a year-round youth program for kids 6-12 that encourages active healthy lifestyles through crafts, games and sports, swimming, drama, special events and field trips.  It is held every day after school, with extended hours when school is out.
  • Nature Nook at Hummel Park Nature Center – Join us for class to learn about bugs, trees, and animals while doing a craft, singing songs, and exploring outside!  All ages welcome.  Every Wednesday and Thursday 10:00-10:45am, September 5th – December 20th.  Fee: $1.00 drop in per child (2 and older).
  • Jr. Adventure Club at Hummel Park Nature Center – Every Saturday morning, staff will lead kids in a variety of adventures that include hiking, games, stories, crafts, and more!  All ages welcome.  Saturdays 10:30-11:15am, September 8th – December 22nd.  Fee: $1.00 drop in per child (2 and older).

Farmer’s Markets 

Fall Festivals and Special Events

  • Museum Day Live! – 9/29 – Free Admission to Participating Museums with ticket
  • First Friday Old Market – Held the first Friday of each month, 6-9pm, First Friday is a free event celebrating local creativity in Omaha’s most historic neighborhood.
  • Food Day Omaha – 10/21, 9am-1pm, at the Omaha Farmers Market at Aksarben Village

Outdoor Activities at Gene Leahy Mall  – Mondays – Thursdays, 5/7-9/27

  • The Omaha Downtown Improvement District Association (DID) will offer FREE activities and mini events all summer at the Gene Leahy Mall! Activities will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays during the months of May, June, August and September at 14th & Farnam Streets.
    • Mondays – Family Fun
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays – Boot Camp Exercise Classes
    • Wednesdays – Arts & Culture

Special Events at Pumpkin Patches

  • Vala’s Pumpkin Patch – September 21st and 23rd – Military Appreciation Day.  Show your active military ID and each family member will receive a discounted admission price of $7.39 per person ($6.00 off the General Admission price).
  • Camp Fontanelle Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze – October 21st – Toys for Tots – Bring a girls or boys new toy valued at $5 or more and get free admission!  One toy = one free admission.  Marines will receive toys 2-5 pm.


Fall Printables

It is always a good idea to verify the information with the business before visiting.

Do you have a Free Fall Activity to add?  Please leave a comment below and I will add it the list!

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