6 Reasons You’ll Love Living in Papillion

The beautiful city of Papillion is known for its high quality of life, small town atmosphere and thriving local economy. It is a place that feels like home with a number of great amenities, which is why it has been named to Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live six times since 2007. 


While there are many reasons to love living in this city, here are the top six local faves.


The Papillion Farmers Market | City Park 

Held every Wednesday from June through August, the Farmers Market is THE place to find homemade & homegrown specialities. Along with fresh eggs, meats, produce and baked goods, local artists present an array of art for purchase and enjoyment.


Eagle Hills and Tara Hills Golf Courses

These two public 18-hole courses offer a variety of fairways and greens for all levels of play. Mature trees, lakes, creeks, and wetlands add beautiful views to the exciting courses. Each course also has a clubhouse and golf shop. 


Papillion Landing | W. Lincoln Street

The home of the Papillion Recreation Department is a state-of-the-art facility which consists of 4 main areas: a recreation center with a natatorium, indoor playground, multi-court gymnasium, elevated track, fitness center and group fitness/dance rooms; a community center with an event center, catering kitchen, youth center, master’s 55+ club, arts & crafts studio, multi-use classrooms, and lounge space; a field house with a soccer field with flexible configurations, 4 batting cages, 2 live pitching tunnels, 2 meeting rooms and a spectator mezzanine; and a 25-acre outdoor complex with soccer, baseball and softball fields.


Sump Memorial Library | N. Jefferson Street

The City of Papillion’s libraries support community growth and lifelong learning, and, above all, provide residents of all ages with equal access to worldwide knowledge and educational resources. 


Sumtur Amphitheater | Located next to Walnut Creek Recreation Area

Considered the premier outdoor performance venue in the Omaha metro area, this 

7-acre multi-use facility hosts over 100 events during its May – October season. With a 2,500-person capacity, the amphitheater hosts live entertainment, private, nonprofit, and corporate events, concerts, weddings, church services, and business events.


Splash Pads | Eagle Ridge, Schwer Park & First Street Plaza 

The City of Papillion offers three splash pads for summer fun! Kids and parents alike love this no-cost way to keep cool on a hot summer day. The splash pads are open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

While it’s hard to keep all of our reasons down to six, it’s easy to figure out the rest when you make the move to Papillion. We have three communities in this area – Belle Lago, Lions Gate and Sumtur Crossing – so now is the time to make your move! If you’re ready for a new and exciting lifestyle in this city, contact us today.