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- Community Celebrations
- Family Fishing Events
- Farmer’s Markets
- FREE June Events
- FREE July Events
- Hydrant Parties
- Indoor Fun
- Kids Bowl Free
- Kids Programs
- Movies – Indoor
- Movies – Outdoor
- Nebraska’s Great Park Pursuit
- Nebraska Passport Program
- Spraygrounds and Splash Parks
- Summer Concerts
- Summer Reading Programs
- Enjoy parades, community cookouts, games, dances, live music, fireworks, plus more at 20+ Omaha Area Community Celebrations!
Family Fishing Events
- Choose from many Family Fishing Events all Summer!
- Find 10+ Farmers Markets in the Omaha Area, where local vendors sell fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, and flowers, and often host special events.
- Stay cool on hot, summer day with Hydrant Parties in Omaha and Council Bluffs!
- 10+ FREE things to do for Indoor Fun in Omaha to enjoy on those hot or rainy summer days!
Kids Bowl Free
- Register your children for Kids Bowl Free and they will receive two free games every day all summer! (Shoe rental may be required.) Parents can purchase a family pass, if they wish, so they can bowl with their kids.
Free Kids Programs
- Enjoy many free or inexpensive Kids Programs in the Omaha Area including arts and crafts, building programs, special storytimes, Kids Clubs, plus more!
Movies – Indoor
- Find many Free or cheap Indoor Movies in the Omaha Area in theaters all summer! These movies usually fill up quickly so arrive early to get a seat! It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting.
Movies – Outdoor
- Find many Free Outdoor Movies under the stars, Kids Film Series, and more all Summer in the Omaha Area!
Nebraska’s Great Park Pursuit
- The Nebraska Great Park Pursuit (GPP) encourages participants to visit up to 20 GPP sites located across Nebraska between May 1 and September 17, 2018. Players follow clues that will lead them to a GPP post, where they use a pencil to make an impression of the post or use the mobile app to prove they were there. Prizes and entry into drawings are based on the number of impressions collected.
Nebraska Passport Program
- One of our favorite activities of the Summer is participating in the The Nebraska Passport Program! Imagine a scavenger hunt around the state to popular tourist attractions, unique restaurants, historical places, and locally owned businesses. Our favorite stops are to the hidden gems, that provide a unique way to explore in our own backyard.
Spraygrounds and Splash Parks
- Omaha has many Fun and Free Spraygrounds and Splash Parks to stay cool on a hot summer day!
- Enjoy many FREE Summer Concerts, perfect for relaxing on a warm summer evening!
Summer Reading Programs
- FREE local and national summer reading programs available for kids and teens, with great rewards and prizes!
It is always a good idea to verify the information with the business before visiting.
Have a wonderful summer!
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