Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day (which started right here in Nebraska!) with many activities and events!
All of the events below are canceled or have moved to a virtual event.
It is always a good idea to verify the event information as details may change.
Earth Day Omaha – Saturday, Apr. 18 (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Elmwood Park
- The free event features exhibit booths, children’s activities, demonstrations and short speaker sessions.
- Location: Elmwood Park, 802 S. 60th St., Omaha, NE.
Earth Day Clean-Up at Hummel Nature Center – Saturday, Apr. 25 (9 a.m. – noon), FREE [REGISTER]
- Help clean up Hummel Park for the spring. Learn about the flora and fauna at Hummel and why it is important to do our part to help keep nature beautiful and thriving.
- Location: 3033 Hummel Park Rd., Omaha, NE.
Party for the Planet at the Omaha Zoo – Saturday, Apr. 25 (9 a.m.- 3 p.m.), Regular admission applies
- Visit with vendors from local conservation organizations and enjoy Omaha Street Percussion who perform music on recycled trash cans and buckets.
- Location: 3701 S. 10th St., Omaha, NE.
Sarpy County Earth Day – Sunday, Apr. 26 (12 – 4 p.m.), FREE
- The annual Sarpy County Earth Day Celebration & Expo will feature fun and educational environmentally-friendly activities with a highlight on the environmental efforts in our community. This is a FREE, indoor event.
- Location: BPS Lied Activity Center, 2700 Arboretum Dr., Bellevue, NE.
Free Entrance Day in the National Parks – Saturday, Apr. 18
Annual Arbor Day Celebration in Nebraska City – Apr. 24 – 26
- Celebrate the tree planter’s holiday where it all began – in Nebraska City, Nebraska. The entire community will mark the internationally-celebrated holiday with a parade, races, market, craft show, and more.
Lincoln Earth Day – Saturday, Apr. 25 (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.), FREE
- Lincoln Earth Day is a free, kid-friendly event for the entire family to enjoy. There will be musical performances, hands-on demonstrations, food trucks, green vehicles and more.
- Location: Union Plaza, N. 21st St., Lincoln, NE.
Outside of Omaha
Arbor Day Weekend Celebration at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure and Arbor Lodge Mansion – FREE Admission Friday-Sunday, April 24 – 26
- Celebrate Arbor Day with FREE ADMISSION April 24 – 26, 2020, at the Tree Adventure (courtesy of Arbor Bank) and at Arbor Lodge Mansion (courtesy of the Arbor Day Foundation).
- On Saturday and Sunday, enjoy fun weekend activities across the farm, including tree climbing, Discovery Rides, tree crafts, Morton family history, and more.
- While there, enjoy the Annual Arbor Day Celebration in Nebraska City, Apr. 24 – 26!
It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting.
Have a wonderful celebration!
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