Summer in Omaha will look a little different this year, but there are still many fun events and activities to look forward to!
Enjoy an adventure-filled summer full of memories and experiences with this Omaha Summer Fun Guide, FULL of the best things to do with kids in Omaha! Enjoy an adventure-filled summer full of memories and experiences!
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SUMMER 2020 FAMILY FUN GUIDE
2020 FREE Summer Fun Guide
PLEASE NOTE: As things continue to change during this time, it is always a good idea to verify details before visiting. Please make sure you are following recommended social distancing practices while you are out.
Things to Do in the Omaha Area this Summer with Kids
SPLASH IN A SPRAYGROUND
Splash in one of the city Spraygrounds and Splash Parks that are scheduled to open June 1st!
READ BOOKS ALL SUMMER FOR PRIZES
Engage your kids in many of the wonderful local and national summer reading programs available for kids and teens, with great rewards and prizes, plus exciting virtual events this year!
WATCH A MOVIE UNDER THE STARS
Find many Free Outdoor Movies under the stars, Kids Film Series, and more all Summer in the Omaha Area!
SEE THE BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLY BENCHES
Throughout the Summer, see the beautiful “Wings Over Papillion” Butterfly Bench Public Art Project with uniquely painted butterfly benches throughout Papillion!
TRY A NEW PLACE FOR ICE CREAM
Summertime is perfect for sharing Ice Cream with friends – including the Tower (pictured), $2 Tuesdays at eCreamery, an old-fashioned Soda Fountain, and more!
Discover many Favorite Ice Cream Places in Omaha here!
HAVE FUN ON THE FARM
Known for its beautiful Sunflower Field in the Fall, this farm offers family fun all Summer, too!
Animals, activities, U-Pick, Market, and more family fun at this farm near Omaha!
EXPLORE A HIKING TRAIL
Venture on a hiking or walking trail in the Omaha area with kids!
EXPLORE A NEW PLAYGROUND
Explore a new park or playground. The Omaha Area is full of neighborhood parks with walking trails, playgrounds, swings, picnic areas, and more!
VISIT A DRIVE-IN THEATER
Marcus Theatres® welcomes Parking Lot Cinema to its Twin Creek Theatre for the Summer Season!
VISIT THE OMAHA ZOO
JUMP IN A POOL OR WATERPARK
Even though many pools and waterparks in the Omaha Area are closed for 2020, some are opening and many are TBA.
EXPLORE THE WATERFALL TRAIL AT PLATTE RIVER STATE PARK
Hike the waterfall trail at Platte River State Park!
VISIT HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER
KIDS BOWL FREE
Kids Bowl Free is a nationwide program that provides kids with two free games every day all summer!
CHALLENGE YOURSELF ON A ROPES COURSE
Challenge yourself on the TreeRush Adventure Course at Fontenelle Forest!
PARTICIPATE IN THE NEBRASKA PASSPORT PROGRAM
Go on a scavenger hunt across Nebraska (including several stops in the Omaha Area) and particpate in the FREE Nebraska Passport program.
VISIT THE SAC MUSEUM
Visit the SAC Museum and explore their current exhibits.
BUY LOCAL AT AN AREA FARMERS MARKET
Visit a local Farmers Market.
EXCITING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN OMAHA
Discover Outdoor Fun in the Omaha Area that provide a great option for active play outdoors including Hiking Trails, Footgolf, Mini Golf, Nature Centers and Zoos, Outdoor Play Centers, Parks, Playgrounds, Water Fun, and more!
A PERFECT SUMMER TREAT
Try a new place for delicious Shaved Ice!
GET OUT ON THE WATER
Rent a Kayak or Stand Up Paddleboard for a fun day out on the water.
OMAHA SUMMER FUN LIST
Create the BEST Summer with this Omaha Summer Fun List! Each item links to more information to help you plan your Summer!
JOIN IN A HYDRANT PARTY
Hydrant Parties are back every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in July at various locations throughout the city!
10 PERFECT DAY TRIPS FROM OMAHA
Looking for a great Day Trip near Omaha? Check out these fun ideas for nearby adventures!
GO ON A CAMPING TRIP
Looking for the perfect camping spot near Omaha this Summer? Luckily, there are many to choose from within a short drive.
FIND A PERFECT CABIN NEAR OMAHA
Are you looking for the perfect cabin to rent within 3 hours of Omaha?
Choose from many cabin rentals near Omaha that offer a variety of activities, family-friendly amenities, and a chance to enjoy the great outdoors!
Have a wonderful summer!
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