Fall Festivals In + Around Omaha

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Fall is a great time in Omaha! We love the cooler temps and all the fun, family-friendly festivals. Don your flannel, grab a warm drink, and check out one of our favorite fall festivals.

Fall Festivals in & around Omaha


Sept 1-4, CHI Health Center Omaha

Don’t miss live entertainment, carnival rides, a talent show, parade, and more. 


Sept 3, Millwork Commons

This popular midwest maker fair includes more than 200 vendors, food, drink, music, and more. 

Harvest Celebration

September 1–October 29, Arbor Day Farm 

Head to Nebraska City to pick apples, get your favorite apple products at the Apple House Market, and enjoy all things fall. 

Vala’s Cider & Sunflower Festival 

Sept 2-17, Vala’s Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard 12102 S. 180th St Gretna, NE

Sample fresh pressed cider and hard cider, take photos with sunflowers, and enjoy festival entertainment, and more. 

Fields of Flight Hot Air Balloon Festival 

Sept 8, 9, Ditmar Orchards 19475 225th St Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503

Enjoy a weekend of family fun including food, live music, and of course balloons

AppleJack Festival 

Sept 15–24, Nebraska City

Celebrate all things apple at this family-favorite festival. From apple pie, cider, donuts, candy apples, and pretty much anything you can think of made from apples will be available and celebrated at the AppleJack Festival, along with plenty of family activities and fall fun for kids.


Sept 15–16, German American Society, 3717 S 120th St Omaha

Enjoy music, kids’ games, marionettes, face painting, traditional dancers, and more. 

Fall Festival 

Sept 23, 10 am to 3 pm Gifford Farm Educational Center 

Get ready for a day of old-fashioned farm fun including games, hay rack rides, animal presentations, and more. 


Sept 30, Woodbine, Iowa

Eat apple pies, slushies, and pastries. Check out live entertainment, a street dance, car show and more. 

Fall Fest 

Oct 14, Hummel Park Nature Center

Come out for a nature walk, fall crafts, scavenger hunt, archery, and more. 

Fall Festival

Oct 14, 15, Nelson Produce Farm

Savor the season and spend a day picking pumpkins, taking a hayrack ride, and climbing on a giant hay pyramid.

Scarecrow Fest

Oct 14–30, Kimmel Orchard

Don’t miss this all-new event! Check out the scarecrows, take a hayrack ride, and make family memories.

Fall Fest 

Oct 29, Shadow Lake Towne Center

Bring the whole family out for pumpkin carving or painting, a chili cookoff, a hayrack ride, family photos, and more!

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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What’s your favorite fall festival in Omaha? 

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.