See 10+ beautiful Tree Lighting Ceremonies throughout the Omaha Area this Holiday Season!
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9 Tree Lighting Ceremonies in the Omaha Area
1. Winterfest 2019: Bayliss Park Holiday Lighting – Nov. 21 (5:30 – 8 p.m.)
- Join in for the moment the park transforms into wonderland, and stay awhile to enjoy several family-friendly activities, including all of your favorite traditions – the holiday lights countdown, Santa, reindeer, hot chocolate, plus a few surprises.
- Location: Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl St., Council Bluffs, IA.
2. Tree Lighting & Holiday Parade at Shadow Lake Towne Center – Nov. 27 (6 – 7:30 p.m.), FREE
- Kick-off the holiday season with a spectacular parade and the lighting of the holiday tree in the center of Main Street.
- Location: Shadow Lake Towne Center, 7775 Olson Dr., Papillion, NE.
3. Christmas at Union Station: Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Durham Museum – Nov. 29 (4 – 8 p.m.), Regular admission applies
- Tree lighting happens at approximately 7 p.m. Entertainment, cookie decorating, holiday crafts, live music, and more. Included with admission.
- Location: The Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St., Omaha, NE.
4. Lights of Aksarben Tree Lighting Ceremony – Friday, Nov. 29, (6 – 8 p.m.), FREE
- Be there by 6 p.m. to help The Godfather count it down. There will be a heated tent, free horse and carriage rides, free face painting, free food and drink from Hilton Garden Inn Omaha Aksarben Village and the wonderful sounds of the Salem Baptist Church.
- Location: Stinson Park, 2232 S. 64th St., Omaha, NE.
5. Holiday Lighting Celebration at Village Pointe – Nov. 29 (6 – 10 p.m.)
- Annual Holiday Lighting Celebration includes The Peppermint Elves Family Holiday Concert, Santa Parade, and free carriage rides.
- Location: Village Pointe, 17202 Davenport St., Omaha, NE.
6. Winter Wonderland in Downtown Papillion – Nov. 30 (5 – 9 p.m.)
- Enjoy a variety of activities including carriage rides, bonfire, visits with Santa, popcorn, hot chocolate, photos with live reindeer and more.
7. Ralston’s Holiday Magic – Dec. 1 (1 – 7 p.m.), FREE
- Enjoy holiday activities at this fun, family outdoor event.
- Location: Independence Square, 77th St. & Main St., Ralston, NE.
8. Elkhorn Tree Lighting Party – Dec. 1 (4 – 5:30 p.m.)
- The evening will feature Santa and his elves, live Christmas music, and the lighting of the Elkhorn Christmas Tree along with free hot dogs, chili, cookies, s’mores and hot cocoa!
- Location: Main St. in Olde Towne Elkhorn, with the lighting of the Elkhorn Christmas Tree at 5 p.m.
9. La Vista Tree Lighting Celebration & Soup Supper – Dec. 2 (5:45 p.m.)
- Santa will arrive to turn on the lights outside City Hall at 6 p.m. Then head inside for a soup supper provided by the Mayor and City Council, holiday entertainment from La Vista Middle School, and more! Santa will visit with children at his workshop.
- Location: City Hall Campus/Civic Center Park Clubhouse, 8116 Park View Blvd., La Vista, NE.