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Holiday Events You Won’t Want To Miss In Omaha

Holiday Events You Won’t Want To Miss In Omaha
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Family Night With Santa At The Durham

The Durham Western Heritage Museum is home to the Midwest’s largest Christmas tree. Visit the museum for holiday crafts sponsored by Mangelsen’s, live choir performances, and access to the rest of the museum's displays and attractions (full list of attractions available on the museum's website).  

Where: The Durham Western Heritage Museum 801 S 10th Street Omaha, NE 68108

When: December 5th, 12th or 19th from 5-8pm

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors (62+), $7 Children (3-12) and Free for children 2 and under


Holiday Lights Festival: NRG Energy Ice Rink

New location for 2017! The all popular Omaha holiday ice rink has moved to the Gene Leahy Outdoor Mall. A portion of each ticket purchased benefits the local Food Bank for the Heartland. The new location provides easy convenience to view the spectacular holiday light display, walk on the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge and enjoy all that downtown Omaha has to offer!  

Where: 10th & Capital Ave (Downtown Omaha)

When: November 21st thru February 14th, 2018 (closed Christmas day). See website for a complete list of hours.

Cost: $8/person (includes skate rental)

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

A 30 year holiday tradition in Omaha and throughout the world that you won't want to miss! Sit back and enjoy the cozy environment and upbeat holiday music created by Grammy-Award winner Chip Davis!

Where: Orpheum Theater 409 S 16th Street, Omaha, NE 68102

When: December 22nd and 23rd, 2017 at 7:30pm

Cost: Tickets range from $38.25 - 78.25 depending on seat level. Click here to purchase tickets. 

Christmas in Germany 2017

Omaha's own German-American Society is hosting their annual Christmas in Germany. The event is open for members and non-members and will be featuring German folk dancing, holiday carols, a puppet show and an appearance by St. Nicholas himself! Authentic German food items (brats, schnitzel, sauerkraut, potato salad and more), beer and Christmas crafts will be available to purchase. 

Where: German-American Society 3717 S 120th Street Omaha, NE 68144

When: Sunday, December 3rd from 12-6pm

Cost: Free 

A Christmas Carol

Another Christmas classic in Omaha featuring the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is transformed into a kinder man after a visit from a friendly ghost. The play features entertaining holiday costumes, wonderful music and sets. A perfect family-friendly event for all ages!

Where: Omaha Community Playhouse 6915 Cass Street, Omaha, NE 68132

When: November 17th - December 23rd, 2017 (Click here for a complete list of dates/show times and to purchase tickets)

Cost: $42-46 depending on show time and seating level 

Holiday Lights and Las Posadas at El Museo Latino

Come one, come all to El Museo Latino as they host their annual holiday Las Posadas event. Las Posadas stands for "The Journey" and the popular song references a Christmas journey of singers traveling and asking for lodging. The tradition started in Spain and became popular in Latin America. El Museo Latino will have activities available for all ages, music and refreshments. 

Where: El Museo Latino 4701 S 25th Street Omaha, NE 68107

When: December 13th, 2017 from 6-8pm

Cost: Free


Rachael Dvorak

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