8 of the Best Holiday Events In Omaha

The most wonderful time of the year is finally here! In Omaha, that means our public spaces will transform into glistening wonderlands, our favorite movies and plays will fill the theaters, and Santa and his reindeer will make an appearance (or several). This holiday season, let’s focus on all that is good by celebrating at these enchanting events throughout the Omaha area!


Best 2021 Holiday Events in Omaha


3rd Annual Wassailing at the Orchard

November 13, 2021 from 12-4 p.m.

Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard | 19475 225th St. | Council Bluffs

A tradition you won’t find in too many places on this side of the pond, wassailing is the practice of blessing the orchards in hopes of a successful crop, along with lots of merrymaking and cider drinking, too!


Winterfest at Bayliss Park

November 19, 2021 from 6:30-9 p.m.

100 Pearl street | Council Bluffs

Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs transforms into a winter wonderland with twinkling light displays, a tree lighting ceremony, a visit from Santa and his reindeer, plenty of photo ops, food trucks, caroling, and more. Bring the family out and kick start the 2021 holiday season with this favorite family tradition.


A Christmas Carol at the Omaha Community Playhouse

November 19 through December 23, 2021

6915 Cass St. | Omaha

There’s nothing quite like watching A Christmas Carol each holiday season. In this live stage production, follow good ole’ Ebenezer Scrooge on his life-changing journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas.


Christmas at Union Station

November 23 through January 9, 2021

The Durham Museum | 801 S. 10th St. | Omaha

Join in this long-standing tradition of lighting Omaha’s official Christmas tree and enjoy holiday concerts, yummy cookies, and visits from Santa six days a week. 


Visit Santa at Rockbrook Village

November 27, 2021 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

108th & Center | Omaha

Bring the little ones for a visit with Santa, take a horse and carriage ride, and have fun on a holiday hunt around the village. Stop by for cookies, hot chocolate and so much more at this fun holiday celebration.


Hanukkah Activities at the Omaha Children’s Museum

November 28 through December 6, 2021

500 South 20th Street | Omaha

Visit the Children’s Museum this season to learn all about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah and why it’s called the Festival of Lights! While you’re there, have fun exploring over a dozen exhibits where kids can learn through play.


The Nutcracker

December 4 & 5, 2021

Orpheum Theater | 409 S. 16th St. | Omaha

This perennial holiday favorite returns to the Orpheum Theater with all the storytelling, visual splendor, and stunning choreography that make this production so charming.


New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular

December 31, 2021 at 7 p.m.

CHI Health Center & TD Ameritrade Park | Omaha

Enjoy dazzling fireworks from the warmth and safety of your car or home on New Year’s Eve! Park in the recommended lots early to see a fireworks show that’s been choreographed to a holiday musical score. 


While you’re out and about this holiday season, you’re invited to stop by any of The Home Company’s new communities throughout Omaha to see beautifully decorated new homes, and maybe gain a little inspiration for your next move. Happy Holidays!