Enjoy many family-friendly events coming up in Omaha, including these 10+ FREE Events in May!
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1. Cinco de Mayo Parade [24th Street (D to L)] – May 6 (10:00 a.m.)
- Features floats, marching bands and other entertainers along historic 24th Street. Rain or shine.
2. Superhero Sunday at Werner Park – May 7 (12 – 4 p.m.)
- CHI Health is saluting everyday Superhero families with an afternoon of free festivities.
- Location: Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion.
3. La Vista Kite Fly – May 7 (12 – 4 p.m.)
- Bring your own kite and kids can bring a bag for the candy drop.
- Location: La Vista Soccer Complex, just South of 66th & Harrison Streets, La Vista.
4. Community Resource Expo – May 9 (5 – 7 p.m.)
- Learn about activities and programs throughout the City of Omaha from various departments. Representatives will be on-hand to offer information and showcase services.
- Location: Elmwood Park, 802 South 60th Street.
5. Spring Into Summer – May 12 (5 – 8 p.m.)
- Interactive booths from the Omaha Children’s Museum, National Park Service, Woggworks, QLI, ENOA, and Keep Omaha Beautiful will help celebrate the kick-off of spring and summer with fun interactive activities!
- Location: Lake Zorinsky, 3808 S 156th St.
6. Hanging with Heroes + FREE Admission to The Durham Museum – May 13 (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
- Celebrate the opening of Omaha Police: Answering the Call Since 1857. Visit with uniformed officers, explore the Able 1 helicopter, see a police motorcycle, cruiser and SWAT truck, pet a Police horse and much more. Admission to The Durham is free to this event!
7. Hands-on-Habitat at Fontenelle Forest – May 19 (9:30 – 11 a.m.) – Free with Registration
- Learn all about winged creatures and what makes them special. Adults with Children 3-5 years of age can register for this event up to 3 times per year! (It is recommended to sign up soon as these usually fill up!)
8. Model Train Display at Shadow Lake Towne Center – May 20 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) & May 21 (12 – 4 p.m.)
- See amazing model trains! Location: Across from Carhartt, a few doors down from Tropical Smoothie.
9. Intro App Development at The Brain Exchange – Grades 9-12 – May 20 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.), Registration Required
- This four-hour, FREE class is geared towards introducing students, grades 9 – 12, the introductory skills needed to develop an iOS app of their own. Location: Brain Exchange located at 1902 Howard Street. Registration required.
10. FREE Park Entry Day – May 20
- Come to one of the state parks, state recreation areas, or state historical parks for Free Park Day!
11. Salute To Summer Festival in La Vista – May 25 – 28, 2017 (Many Free Events!)
- Parade, Hot Wheels races, community cookout, fireworks, free concert, family pool party, and more.
12. Loessfest in Council Bluffs at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park – May 26 – 29, 2017
- Concerts including KC and the Sunshine Band, Omaha Symphony, Fireworks, Movie in the Park, and more.
See many more FREE Concerts all Summer!