Free Summer Activities in Omaha


Free Summer Fun in Omaha | Family Fun in Omaha

Omaha is FULL of FREE or inexpensive family activities and events this summer!  Check back often as more events will be added throughout the summer!

See these and many other fun events in the Omaha Kids Calendar! For more ideas on family fun, be sure to Follow Us on Facebook or Sign up for our Free Email Newsletter to keep updated on upcoming events and activities in Omaha!

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Community Celebrations (click for details)

  • Enjoy parades, community cookouts, games, dances, live music, fireworks, plus more at many Omaha Area Community Celebrations!

Family Fishing Events

  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission sponsors Free Family Fishing Events across the state where people of all ages can learn to fish!  Look for the Family Fishing Trailer where loaner rods and reels, bait, and fishing instruction are available free to participants.  See the full calendar and detailed information here!

Farmers Markets (click for details)

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Festivals and Special Events

Hydrant Parties

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Kids Bowl Free

  • Register your children and they will receive two free games every day all summer!  (Shoe rental may be required.)  Parents can purchase a family pass, if they wish, so they can bowl with their kids. Select your favorite Bowling Center in Nebraska or in other states to sign up!

Kids ProgramsCrafts at Lakeshore Learning

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Kids Skate Free

  • A nationwide program that offers free skating all summer long.  In Omaha, this includes SkateDaze!  Passes valid for children 12 years old and younger.  Register to begin receiving your skating passes!

Movies (click for details)

  • Find many free or cheap movies in theaters and in parks all summer! These movies usually fill up quickly so arrive early to get a seat! It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting.

Nebraska’s Great Park Pursuit

  • A FREE outdoor adventure throughout Nebraska from 5/1-9/17, where participants can visit up to 20 local, state or federal parks.  At each park, visitors follow clues to find the post and make a nature impression.  Impressions are mailed in, reflecting the total number of parks visited. Entry into prize drawings are based on the number of impressions collected.  There are a few near Omaha and Lincoln!

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Omaha Storm Chasers

  • Fans who bring two non-perishable Hy-Vee Brand canned food items to specific Sunday Omaha Storm Chasers games will receive one FREE general admission ticket to the McDonald’s Berm. Food will be donated to the Heartland Hope Mission food pantry. Good for (1) ticket per person, per two canned food items.

Rec’s Kids Club Summer Program

  • Rec’s Kids Club Summer program combines a variety of activities geared around the weekly theme such as crafts, games, sports, swimming, special events and field trips for youth ages 6-12 yrs. Suggested donation of $35.

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Salvation Army Kroc Center

  • Family Movie Night – 5:30 p.m. – Doors Open, Free Popcorn, & Games; 6 p.m. – Movie
    • May 30 – Goonies (PG)
    • June 20 – Pirates of the Caribbean – Curse of the Black Pearl (PG-13)
    • July 11 – The Hobbit, (PG-13)
    • August 15 – Bridge to Terabithia (PG)

Spraygrounds and Splash Parks (click for details)

  • Omaha has many Fun and Free Spraygrounds to stay cool on a hot summer day!

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Summer Concerts (click for details)

  • Enjoy many FREE Summer Concerts, perfect for relaxing on a warm summer evening!

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Summer Reading Programs

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

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