Ultimate Guide of Things to Do with Kids in Omaha


Things to Do with Kids in Omaha | Family Fun in Omaha

Omaha is a wonderful city filled with many fun activities for families to do!  Discover new attractions or revisit favorites with this comprehensive local resource for family-friendly activities, events, and attractions in Omaha, including many Free options!

We hope you find this helpful as you plan your outings.  Please share all of the fun things to do with kids in Omaha with friends and family who live in Omaha or are visiting, and spread the word about all there is to do here!

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Amusement Parks & Family Fun Centers

Laser tag, bumper cars, arcade games, mini golf, batting cages, or the thrill of amusement park rides offer fun for the entire family.

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Birthday Party Places

Find a variety of options for a FUN birthday party in the Omaha Area!

Bounce Houses, Indoor Play Areas, and Gyms

Indoor playgrounds are a great option anytime of the year.  During the winter, kids can burn off extra energy when it’s too cold to play outside, and during the summer, you can beat the heat by running and playing in the comfort of an air-conditioned room.

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Creative Arts and Cooking

Let your kids express their creativity by painting, creating pottery, making handmade jewelry, cooking, and more.

Ice Skating

Try ice skating during public skating times at many rinks around the city.

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Kids Programs

Help your kids explore, create, learn, discover, and play with many kids programs in Omaha.

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Movie Theaters and IMAX

Museums & Planetariums

Enjoy these unique, fun, and educational museums in and around Omaha.

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Musical and Theater

Take your children to a musical or theater production geared toward children or enroll them in music or acting classes and watch their imaginations soar.

Nature Centers and Zoos

Get outside and take in the beauty of nature, or explore our world-renowned zoo with various programs throughout the year.

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Parks & Playgrounds

Get outside and enjoy the many state, local and neighborhood parks across Omaha.  Let the kids run and play on the playgrounds, take a hike along the trails, or bring along a Frisbee or ball and have a game of catch.  There’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had!

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Special Places of Interest

Sports & Recreation

Whether you prefer watching others play or you like to get in the action yourself, there are plenty of sports options in Omaha.

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Spraygrounds and Splash Parks


Summer Camps

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Water Parks & Beaches

During the warm months, cool off at one of these water parks.  Each offer a variety of different amenities including water slides, playgrounds, lakes, kiddie pools and more.

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