Things to do in Omaha for St. Patrick’s Day

3 kids holding irish flag St Patricks Day Omaha MomWhether you have Irish ancestors or just enjoy celebrating leprechauns, rainbows, and elves, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun spring holiday. From parades to family activities happening all week, there are plenty of ways to celebrate in Omaha. May the luck of the Irish be with you!

Family-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Events

March 11 | St. Patrick’s Day Parade
10 a.m.
The parade starts on 16th and Harney St and travels East on Harney to 11th Street, heads South to Howard and West to 13th and Howard. 

March 12 | Irish Dinner, Saint Vincent of Lerins Orthodox Christian Church
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Feast on Irish food, like bangers and mash with gravy, buttered peas and Irish soda bread with Irish butter.

March 13 | Make St. Patrick’s Day Slime
Learning Post, 120 Regency Pkwy Omaha
11 a.m.
Make your own ooey, gooey St. Patrick’s Day Slime! This is a FREE all ages event.

March 14-19 | Gnome Hunt at The Tree Adventure
Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City
Join in the fun of finding all your favorite gnomes and discover their hiding places. Enjoy special crafts on March 18. 

March 17 | Meet a Musician Storytime, Bess Johnson Elkhorn Library
10:30 a.m.
Meet Alexa Brown from the Omaha Symphony as she plays Irish music on her viola, and reads Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase.

March 18 | Shamrock Run 5k, Aksarben Village
8 a.m.
Bring your green and orange and everything fun! This is a family-friendly event for participants of all ages and skill levels.

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We work hard to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information before heading to an event or activity, since it may change.


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