The Ultimate Guide to Having an Unforgettable Weekend in Omaha
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The Ultimate Guide to Having an Unforgettable Weekend in Omaha

Are you ready to make this weekend in Omaha one for the books? With an incredible lineup of events spanning arts, culture, comedy, sports, and more, there’s no shortage of exciting things to do in the city. We’ve curated the top five can’t-miss events that are sure to leave you with lasting memories and a newfound appreciation for all that Omaha has to offer.

Celebrate Mother Earth at the Annual Earth Day Omaha Festival
Join the eco-conscious community of Omaha for a day of celebrating our planet at the annual Earth Day Omaha Festival, taking place this Saturday, April 27, from 11am to 6pm at the picturesque Elmwood Park. This free, family-friendly event is packed with activities for all ages, including live music performances, informative demonstrations, a diverse array of earth-conscious vendors, delicious food options, and a dedicated children’s area with engaging activities. Don’t miss the opportunity to climb trees, connect with nature, and learn about sustainable living practices. Earth Day Omaha Festival is the perfect way to show your love for our planet while enjoying a day out in the fresh air with friends and family.

Get Ready to Laugh Out Loud with Tom Papa at Steelhouse Omaha
Prepare for an evening of side-splitting laughter as renowned comedian Tom Papa brings his “Good Stuff” tour to Steelhouse Omaha on Saturday, April 27, at 7pm. Hailing from New Jersey, Papa is known for his witty observations, relatable storytelling, and clean comedy style that has earned him a dedicated following. With numerous comedy specials, late-night appearances, and a successful podcast under his belt, Papa is a multi-talented performer who knows how to keep audiences entertained. Tickets for this must-see comedy show start at just $39.50, guaranteeing an affordable night out filled with hilarity and good vibes.

Immerse Yourself in Independent Cinema at the Benson Film Festival
Movie enthusiasts and supporters of the arts won’t want to miss the Benson Film Festival, a three-day celebration of independent cinema taking place at the newly refurbished Benson Theatre starting Friday, April 26. With 30 carefully curated films from local, national, and international filmmakers, the festival offers a diverse selection of thought-provoking and entertaining works. Experience the magic of the silver screen in a unique setting, engage in discussions with fellow cinephiles, and show your support for up-and-coming talent in the film industry. The Benson Film Festival offers various ticket options to suit your needs, whether you’re looking to catch a single screening or immerse yourself in the full festival experience.

Witness Nikki Glaser’s Fearless Comedy in Her “Good Girl” Tour
Get ready for an unapologetically hilarious evening with comedian Nikki Glaser as she brings her “Good Girl” tour to Steelhouse Omaha on Sunday, April 28, at 7pm. Known for her self-deprecating humor, bold storytelling, and fearless approach to tackling taboo subjects, Glaser has made a name for herself in the comedy world with numerous stand-up specials on HBO, Netflix, and Comedy Central. She’s also showcased her quick wit and charisma as the host of shows like “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser” and “FBoy Island.” Don’t miss your chance to see this comedy powerhouse live on stage as she delivers a night of unfiltered laughs. Tickets start at $39.50, promising an evening of entertainment that’s well worth the price.

Experience the Thrill of Professional Volleyball with the Omaha Supernovas
Get swept up in the excitement of professional volleyball as the record-breaking Omaha Supernovas take on the Grand Rapids Rise at the CHI Health Center Omaha on Friday, April 26, at 8:30pm. This match marks a special occasion as it will be the first televised home game for the Supernovas, adding an extra layer of energy to an already electrifying atmosphere. Witness the skill, athleticism, and teamwork of these top-tier volleyball players as they battle it out on the court, and be part of a roaring crowd that will make for an unforgettable experience. With tickets starting at just $22, it’s an affordable opportunity to support your local sports team and enjoy a thrilling night of high-stakes volleyball action.

But that’s not all – Omaha has even more in store for you this weekend! Baseball fans can catch the Omaha Storm Chasers as they host the Indianapolis Indians all weekend long at Werner Park, with exciting theme nights adding to the fun. Dance enthusiasts can marvel at the American Midwest Ballet’s magical new production of “Cinderella,” premiering at the Hoff Arts Center. Country music lovers have the chance to see rising star Zach Bryan perform back-to-back nights at the CHI Health Center, while guitar aficionados won’t want to miss the legendary Joe Satriani and Steve Vai as they showcase their jaw-dropping skills at The Astro on Sunday.

No matter your interests or preferences, Omaha has something incredible in store for you this weekend. Embrace the opportunity to try something new, connect with your community, and create unforgettable memories in the heart of the Heartland. So gather your friends, family, or loved ones, and get ready to experience the best that Omaha has to offer!

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