Enjoy many family-friendly events this weekend! It is always a good idea to verify before visiting, as event details may change. [Not the current week? See more Upcoming Events in Omaha here!]
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Top Picks this Weekend:
Princess & Superhero Party – November 16, 2017 (1 – 3:00 p.m.), Elkhorn Branch, FREE
- Put on your cap, crown, tutu, mask or any favorite hero and/or princess gear for a power-packed afternoon of fun.
Bayliss Park Lighting Ceremony – Nov. 16, 2017 (6 – 8 p.m.), FREE
- Join in at 6 p.m. and help count down to the park lighting. Then head over to Bayliss Park Hall to tell Santa what you want for Christmas, get your face painted, some balloons, hot chocolate, and cookies. Santa will be around until 8 p.m.
Project Reindeer at the Union Pacific Museum – Nov. 16, 2017 (6 – 8 p.m.), FREE
- Visit Chloe and Sparkle, two of Santa’s back-up reindeer, from 6 to 8 p.m. on November 16th at the museum. Then come inside to warm up with some reindeer games before venturing out to see the beautiful lights in Bayliss Park and Santa at Bayliss Park Hall.
Hands-on-Habitat at Fontenelle Forest – November 17, 2017 (9:30 – 11 a.m.), Registration required, FREE with registration
- ParentSavvy and Fontenelle Forest are partnering together to provide fun educational, hands-on classes for pre-school age children and parents. Register with promo code “ParentSavvy” for Free admission (up to 3 times/year). Sign up beginning Nov. 1st, as these do fill up fast. Next event is December 15th.
Star Wars Party – November 17, 2017 (4:30 – 5:30 p.m.), Millard Branch, Registration Required (Space is limited), FREE
- Please call 402.996.8037 or email Nancy at email@example.com to reserve your spot(s). Party is open to the first 75 kids, age 5-12.
- Come to the Millard Branch for a story, Jedi Training, and chances to win prizes. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.
Little Gobbler Event at Hummel Nature Center – November 18, 2017 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.), Registration Required, FREE
- Go on a fall hike looking for turkeys and their tracks, make a turkey caller, visit chickens, and enjoy many other hands-on family activities. Register online or at any City of Omaha Community Center.
Gingerbread House Display at the Mormon Trail Center – Nov. 18 – Dec. 31, 2017 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.), FREE
- The center closes at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve. The center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The 2017 theme is “Pioneer’s Christmas.”
- Location: 3215 State St., Omaha.
Gingerbread House Display at Kanesville Tabernacle – Nov. 18 – Dec. 31, 2017 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.), FREE
- The 2017 theme is “Pioneer’s Christmas.” Verify before visiting for early closings/closing for Holidays.
- Location: 222 E. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA.
Santa’s Arrival at Oak View Mall – Nov. 18, 2017 (10 a.m.)
- Children are invited to enjoy a story read by the jolly ole’ elf himself. Free milk and cookies provided by Hiland Dairy and Oak View Mall. Parade with Elite Cheer and Santa inside the mall.
- Location: Food Court
Milk and Cookies with Santa at Westroads Mall – Nov. 18, 2017 (11 a.m.)
- Santa will arrive, greet the children and read them a story or two. Then, the children will line up and help him walk through the magic doors to his chair to start the holiday season.
- Location: First Level, Von Maur Court area behind the Santa Set.
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop – Nov. 11 – Dec. 24, 2017, FREE
- Games, activities, crafts, and more.
Feztival of Trees – Nov. 19 – 25, 2017
- View 40 Christmas trees decorated by local businesses and organizations, and enter the raffle to win one of the beautifully decorated, gift-filled trees. Santa Claus will also be available during selected days and times.
- Admission is $2 per person, age 13 and above. (No charge for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult.)
- Location: Tangier Shrine, 2823 S 84th St, Omaha.
Family Skate at Motto McLean Ice Arena – Sundays, November 5, 12, 19 & 26, (3:00 – 5:15 p.m.)
- $10 for family of 4, $3 for additional person. Price includes: admission, skate rentals and orange drink or lemonade.
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!