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.
Mini Earth Day Omaha – April 17 (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Elmwood Park
- The free event features exhibit booths, children’s activities, demonstrations and short speaker sessions.
- Virtual Nebraska Earth Day Passport: April 15 – May 15, 2021
- Location: Elmwood Park, 802 S. 60th St., Omaha, NE.
VIP Hummel Earth Day Clean-Up at Hummel Nature Center – April 24 (9 – 11:30 a.m.), FREE [REGISTER]
- Help clean up Hummel Park for the spring. Bring your friends and family for a fun day of volunteering and enjoy giving back to your community and the environment. All ages.
- Location: 3033 Hummel Park Rd., Omaha, NE.
Party for the Planet at the Omaha Zoo – TBA, 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 – TBA
- 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 – April 17
- 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 – TBA
- 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, TBA
- Celebrate Arbor Day with FREE ADMISSION TBA 2021, 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, TBA!
It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting.
Have a wonderful celebration!
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