Celebrate with many surrounding communities and enjoy Parades, Carnivals, Fireworks, Family Picnics, Concerts, Car Shows, and more. Many of the events are free, and definitely fun!
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2017 Community Celebrations
Cinco de Mayo – May 5 – 7, 2017
- Features floats, marching bands and other entertainers along historic 24th Street. Rain or shine.
- Parade [24th Street (D to L)] – May 6 (10:00 a.m.)
Celebrate CB – May 12 – 20, 2017
- May 12: Celebrate @ The River at Rivers Edge Park with a free concert by Taxi Driver.
- May 20 (10:30 a.m.): Parade, followed by music, kids activities, and carnival rides in Bayliss Park.
Florence Days – May 13 – 14, 2017
- Florence celebrates its heritage each year with a parade and many other activities.
Valley Days – May 20 – 21, 2017
- Parade, pedal tractor pull, a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, a bounce house, fireworks, craft/vendor show, and car show.
Salute To Summer Festival in La Vista – May 25 – 28, 2017
- Parade, Hot Wheels races, community cookout, fireworks, concert, family pool party, and more.
Loessfest in Council Bluffs at River’s Edge Park – May 26 – 29, 2017
- Concerts including KC and the Sunshine Band, Omaha Symphony, Fireworks, Movie in the Park, and more.
Elkhorn Days – June 3 – 4, 2017
- Celebrating 150 years! Parade, Family Fun in the Park, Family Fun Festival, and more.
Blair’s Gateway to the West Days – June 8 – 11, 2017
- Taste of Blair, Parade, Car show, Craft and Vendor Fair, and more.
Springfield Days – June 9 – 10, 2017
- Parade, pioneer re-enactors, family activities, movie night, vendors, car show, fireworks, and more.
Bennington Daze – June 9 – 11, 2017
- Family fun, parade, and more.
Carter Lake Parade and Festival – June 10, 2017
- Parade at 11:00 a.m. Bounce houses, face paint, photo booth, fireworks, and more.
Papillion Days – June 15 – 18, 2017
- Parade, carnival, and many more activities.
- Celebrate the Fourth of July with many celebrations in Omaha!
Ralston Independence Day Celebration – July 4, 2017
- Independence Day activities, street dance, annual Grand Parade, and fireworks.
Fremont Days – July 14 – 16, 2017
- A three-day, family fun festival celebrating history. Car, truck and bike show, craft fair, parade, and more.
Gretna Days – July 27 – 30, 2017
- Carnival, fireworks, tractor pull, picnic, and more.
Benson Days – July 29, 2017
- Celebrating 130 years! Activities include a pancake breakfast, parade, street festival featuring dozens of vendors, art, live music, children’s activities and more.
Arrows to Aerospace, Bellevue – August 18 – 19, 2017
- Parade, pancake feed, pet show, activities for children, entertainment, food, and fun in Washington Park in Olde Towne Bellevue.