Things to do in Omaha with Kids This June

things to do in June in OmahaJune is the kick off to summer and there are so many fun family events happening in Omaha in June! From festivals and concerts to Father’s Day and the College World Series there’s something for everyone to enjoy this month.   

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Ongoing events

Saturdays and Sundays through June 23 | $5 Children’s Movie Series, Dundee Theater
Enjoy classic family movies like Up, Hook, and Homeward Bound.

Through October 1, Jurassic Adventure, Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park
See some of the world’s largest and most life-like robotic dinosaurs up-close-and-personal.

Through September 3 | The Lunchbox: Packed with Pop Culture, The Durham Museum
This exhibit features over 500 hundred lunchboxes along with original paintings.

Through September 3 | Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks, The Durham Museum
You don’t want to miss this traveling exhibit featuring 20 incredible skyscrapers from around the world. All ages are invited to create their own masterpieces from 200,000+ loose LEGO pieces.

Through January 7, 2024 | Jurassic Nebraska, Omaha Children’s Museum
Experience what life would be like if dinosaurs were around in our everyday life; toss a football against some ferocious defenders, explore and discover fossils in a giant dig pit, climb Chimney Rock to look a T-Rex in the eye, and more!

Through Sept 10 | Above & Beyond Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, 28210 West Park Hwy (I-80, Exit #426) Ashland, NE
Plane-loving kids (and adults) won’t want to miss this interactive flight exhibit presented by Boeing. Admission is free.

Through September 3, 2023 | A Generation of Hope: Indigenous Peoples of the Heartland, The Omaha Children’s Museum
This original exhibit is a collaborative effort between Omaha Children’s Museum and the local Indigenous community. It is a celebration of the people who have called this region home for thousands of years.

Through October 25 | Glass in Flight 2 by Alex Heveri, Lauritzen Gardens
You don’t want to miss this traveling exhibit featuring 16 life-like installation. It showcases the beauty and importance of butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators.

Every Friday and Saturday | Spring Video Projection Show, Gene Leahy Mall
8:30 p.m.; 9:30 p.m.; 10:30 p.m.
Watch as the Performance Pavilion, Burlington Building, and 10th Street LED Video Wall come to life with a spring multimedia show

June 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29 | Imagination Playground, Omaha RiverFront Park
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Let kids’ imaginations roam with blue blocks that transform any space into a playground that encourages learning, social development, movement, and fun.

things to do in omaha in JuneThings to do in Omaha with Kids in June

Through June 23 | Storywalk: The Lifecycle of a Butterfly, Lauritzen Gardens
Learn how butterflies transform from eggs to adults.

June 1 | Fontenelle Family Fishing Frenzy Fontenelle Park
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Learn to fish at this free event. Equipment provided. 

June 1, 8, 15, 29 | Kids FunFare, Regency Shopping Center
10 a.m.
See magicians, musicians, animals and more at these free family events. 

June 2-25 | Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Rose Theater
Watch as Belle, Lumiere, Cogsworth, and all of your other favorite characters in the Beast’s castle for an escape to a world where redemption starts with learning how to love and how to be loved.

June 2-4 | Taste of Omaha, Liberty First Arena & Granary, Ralston, NE
Enjoy food and music all weekend! 

June 3 | Spring Wine, Beers, Blues, and Balloons Festival, Soaring Wings Winery, Springfield, NE
Celebrate the music and culture of Blues while toasting off Hot Air Balloons (weather permitting). Kids 11 and under are free.

June 4 | Jam Session at the RiverFront
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy lively old time fiddle tunes and bluegrass standards in a sit-down casual old time circle jam from The Great Plains Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association.  

June 4 | Sunday Trekking, Neale Woods
2 p.m.
Pack your hats, slather on some sunscreen, and join our Naturalist Educators on a guided summer hike at Neale Woods. 

June 4 | Fire Prevention Safety Event, NP Dodge Real Estate 613 N 204th Avenue Circle, Omaha, NE
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Bring your friends and family of all ages to meet the firefighters and explore the fire trucks. 

June 4 | Wildlife Encounters, We Rock the Spectrum
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Let kids interact with a kangaroo, turtle, and other amazing animals. 

June 5, 12 | Leashes at Lauritzen Gardens
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together.

June 8-11 | Elkhorn Days
Live music, games, a parade, fireworks at 10 pm on Friday night, and more. 

June 8-29 | Inflatable Thursdays, Karen Pool 6288 H St.
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Play on inflatables at the pool!

June 9 | Ice Cream Celebration, Southwind Park La Vista, NE
11:30 a.m.
Enjoy storytime, ice cream, and celebrate a community hero. 

June 9-11 | Summer Arts Festival, Aksarben Village
See 135 artists from throughout the U.S. along with multiple staging areas featuring dozens of talented local musicians; a huge, hands-on Children’s Fair and Young Artist Exhibition; and some of the best food in Omaha. 

June 10, 11 | Omaha Potter Faire, Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch

June 10 | Get Outdoors Day, Arbor Day Farms
Spend the day playing in the trees, get an up-close view of nature, and take part in a gnome hunt. It’s all included with your Tree Adventure admission. Or pack a picnic, enjoy a stroll through the park, and take a turn at several yard games (including croquet, yard darts, checkers, and bocce ball) on the front lawn. Admission to Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is free.

June 16–26 | College World Series, Charles Schwab Field

June 17 | Omaha Freedom Festival, 3448 Evans St. Omaha, NE  
Celebrate Juneteenth at this historical and cultural celebration as well as an educational and entertaining event.

June 17 | Baseball Kick-Off Party in the Park
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Kick off the College World Series and enjoy free face painting, baseball themed cookies, build your own baseball pennant, and grab a free handful of the baseball staple, cracker jacks at the Canopies! The Downtown Green will be open for wiffleball and plenty of yard games, all day long.

June 17, 18 | Father’s Day Car Show, Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
See American Made cars highlighting nearly 90 years of engineering and innovation.

June 17, 18 | Strawberry Festival Nelson Produce + Farm, Valley, NE 

Looking for more summer fun? Check out our
Ultimate Guide to Summer with 60+ Things to do in Omaha.

June 19-25 | Pollinators of GLM Week
Look for signs around Gene Leahy Mall to learn more about the relationship between plants and pollinators.

June 22-25 | The Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition, Omaha Community Playhouse
Join Dorothy and her loyal companion Toto as they “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” through the Land of Oz. 

June 23-25 | Dinosaur Dominion, Omaha Children’s Museum
Enjoy themed activities and check out the Jurassic Nebraska exhibit. 

June 24 | STEAM Stations, La Vista Public Library
10 a.m.
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math.

June 24 | Lightning Bug Party, Hummel Nature Center
7:30 p.m.
Enjoy family friendly activities like games, crafts, archery, and s’mores. Bring a jar to decorate and collect insects.

June 24 | Street Food Tour, Turner Park, Midtown Crossing
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Indulge in a diverse range of lunch nibbles, small bites and savory samplers. Explore the street food scene as you stroll the neighborhood, enjoying fun food and refreshing drinks. 

June 26 | Water Balloon Fight Southwind Park, La Vista, NE
2 p.m.
Celebrate summer with a giant water balloon fight. Water balloons will be provided while supplies last.

June 29 | Variety Night, Sumtur Amphitheater Papillon, NE
5:30 p.m.

June 30 | Night Market, Turner Park, Midtown Crossing
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Check out local vendors, live music, outdoor games, food, and more. Dogs welcome. 

June 30 | City of Omaha Celebrates America, Memorial Park
6:30 p.m. National Anthem
6:45 p.m. Herman’s Hermits
8:30 p.m. Melissa Etherige
10 p.m. fireworks

Send us an email if we missed anything, and we’ll add your event to the list.

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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