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Find these and many more events and activities in the Omaha Kids Calendar!
Aksarben Rodeo and Stock Show – September 22 – 25
- Stock show, Animal Zone, Festival, Rodeo.
- Heritage Festival – September 24 – New this year (replacing the parade). Children activity zones will include Inflatables slides, face painting, caricature artist and more. Location: Outside on the North Lawn of the CenturyLink Center.
Centris Movie Night and Carnival at Werner Park – September 23 (6 – 10 p.m.); FREE
- A carnival will be held at 6 p.m. prior to the start of the showing of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at 7:30 p.m. Bring blankets and join on the field at Werner Park to watch this classic movie.
- Click here for more details and to register (to help them so they can get a headcount).
National Alpaca Farm Day Open House – September 24 – 25 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.); FREE
- Free Open House where visitors can roam the pastures with the alpacas. Carrots are provided for visitors to feed the alpacas. Location: Alpacas of the Heartland, 7016 County Road 39, Fort Calhoun, NE.
ARTsarben – September 24 – 25 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
- ARTsarben includes Art Marketplace, local Emerging Artists tent, on-site Adult DIY Classes, a popular hands-on KidZone, street performers and food trucks. Location: Aksarben Village – 67th & Center.
PinPoint Discount Day at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch – Saturday Sept. 24th (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
- Visit the PinPoint booth in front of the admissions barn from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. to receive your coupon for a 2 for 1 (BOGO) admission to Vala’s. Members must present a valid PinPoint Card to be scanned by a PinPoint team member at the PinPoint booth to receive a BOGO coupon. Limit one BOGO coupon per valid PinPoint Card. Normal admission price day of event is $13.99 + tax. Vala’s is open from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. BOGO coupons are valid day of event only and have no cash value.
- Enter to WIN 2 Tickets to Vala’s here!
Museum Day Live! – September 24
- Free Admission for two to Participating Museums with ticket (including El Museo Latino, University of Nebraska State Museum – Morrill Hall, and many others statewide!)
Crafts for Kids – Saturdays
Touch-A-Truck with the Child Saving Institute – September 24 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.); FREE
- Kids can explore emergency and military vehicles, semi-trucks, bobcats, race cars and other commercial vehicles and talk to the people who operate them. Other activities will include face-painting, prizes, bouncy tents, food, clowns and more. Location: First Data/UNO parking lots, just south of 69th & Pacific.
Fly into Fall Kite Festival – September 24 (12 – 3 p.m.); FREE
- See beautiful kites fill the air, plus a rock wall, bounce houses, face painting, free fishing, and more. Location: Youngman Lake (192nd & Dodge).
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Annual Intertribal Powwow – September 24 (1 – 7:30 p.m.)
- Gourd Dance 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Powwow 1 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Metropolitan Community College – Fort Omaha Campus, 5300 N. 30th Street, Omaha, NE
Where Books and Art Meet (Registration Required) – September 24 (2:30 – 3:30 p.m.), FREE
- Explore your creative side every week with art projects based on books and illustrations. Classes are taught by professional artists and art teachers in partnership with Arts For All. For children ages 8-12. Location: South Omaha Library.
Small Guy Promotions Community Expo – September 25 (2 – 5 p.m.); FREE
- Do you love to shop local? Support small businesses at Small Guy Promotions Community Expo with FREE Admission and raffles! Location: Omaha Kroc Center, 2825 Y St.
Family Skate at Motto McLean Ice Arena – Sundays, September 4, 11, 18, 25; (4 – 6 p.m.)
- $10 for family of 4, $3 for additional person. Price includes: admission, skate rentals, and drink.
Outside of Omaha:
- UPDATE: No longer available. Currently, Groupon is offering stays at Great Wolf Lodge – Kansas City, KS, beginning at $139/night! (affiliate link)
Find these and many more events in the Omaha Kids Calendar!
We do our best to share current information in Family Fun in Omaha, but event details may change. It is always a good idea to verify the information before visiting.
Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend!