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

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Whether 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 in Omaha

March 8 | 3-Mile Shamrock Shuffle or 200-meter Leprechan Chase, 134 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
10 a.m.

March 8 | 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 event.

March 9 | St. Patrick’s Day Parade
11 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 9-24 | 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. 

March 16 | Irish FestOmaha Marriott Downtown at Capitol District

March 16 | Shamrock Run 5k, Aksarben Village
9 a.m.
Bring your green and orange and everything fun! This is a family-friendly event for participants of all ages and skill levels.

Find more family fun in Omaha.

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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.

Andrea Cooley
Omaha Mom is written by moms, for moms. We provide genuine parenting resources, events and community through connecting and empowering local Omaha Moms.


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