Things to do in Omaha with Kids in March

March ushers in spring and warmer temperatures. It’s a great time to get out and enjoy fresh air and sunshine at a park or on a patio.

If you haven’t seen the BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens, but sure to add it to your list! The whole family will be amazed at the larger-than-life dinosaur sculptures on display throughout the gardens. Reserve your tickets today!

Ongoing events

Through May 14, 2024 | BRICKLIVE Brickosaurs, Laurtizen Gardens
The exhibit has more than 1.5 million bricks and includes 30 iconic dinosaur sculptures, featuring a towering T-Rex, the majestic Stegosaurus, and the formidable Triceratops.

Li’l Sprouts at Lauritzen Gardens
First Wednesday of the month

Thursday nights | Night Light at Kiewit Luminarium
Grab a drink, mingle and play with more than 100 interactive exhibits during an adults-only evening of discovery and fun. Try hands-on activities in the Maker Space and learn with Luminators. Tickets may be purchased at the door, but reservations are encouraged. 

Benson First Friday
Experience Omaha’s creative hub where artists show off their work, galleries open their doors, live music rings and people mingle, play, dance and create masterpieces with sidewalk chalk and paint.

Blackstone Second Saturday
Come out for live music and other special events on the second Saturday of every month. 

Things to do in Omaha in March

March 1–24 | Disney’s The Lion King, Orpheum Theater 

Through Mar 10 | Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds, The Rose Theater
Be transported to a tropical paradise in this modern musical folktale. 

Mar 1-3 | Omaha Home & Garden Show, CHI Health Center

Mar 3 | Winter Market, 6950 S 108th St, La Vista
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy this indoor farmers market featuring local vendors.

Mar 3, 10, 23, 30 | Family-Friendly Magic Show, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
3 p.m.
Join Ryan Chandler, the Old Market Magician, for a hilarious and family-friendly magic show.

Mar 7–10 | Disney on Ice Frozen & Encanto, CHI Health Center

Mar 8–May 12 | Omaha Parks Challenge
Get out and explore parks around Omaha and enter for a chance to win a family pool pass.  

Mar 8-10 | Hot Wheels Monster Truck Live!, Mid-America Center Council Bluffs 

Mar 9 | St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Old Market
10 a.m.

Mar 9–May 26 | Toytopia, The Durham Museum
This hands-on exhibit features your favorite toys including Easy-Bake Ovens, arcade games, Star Wars, and more. 

Mar 14 | Pi Day, Gene Leahy Mall
Celebrate this mathematical holiday with music, poetry, games, and of course, mini pies.

Mar 15 | Glowing into Spring, River’s Edge Council Bluffs
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Come see six hot air balloons tethered down and inflated with their burners ignited to create a magical light within their colorful fabric.

Mar 16 | Community Safety Training, Common Ground Recreation and Aquatic Center
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Learn about CPR, choking, and other first-aid skills. 

Mar 16 | Solstice & Equinox Celebration, Fontenelle Forest
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate the changing seasons. 

Mar 21, 23 | NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness, CHI Health Center
Get tickets to watch the first two rounds of the tournament.

Mar 22 | Full Moon Hike, Fontenelle Forest
8 p.m.

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Mar 22–24 | Egg-Stravagant Family Fun Weekend, Omaha Children’s Museum 

Mar 22–April 7 | Red Riding Hood, Rose Theater

Mar 23, 24 | Hoppin’ Hotcakes, Omaha Zoo
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Enjoy pancakes, egg hunts, crafts, and more. Reservations required.

Mar 23 | Midtown Pickle Party, Midtown Crossing
3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Pucker up at the inaugural Midtown Pickle Party.

Mar 29–April 8 | Easter Extravaganza at Lauritzen Gardens
9a.m. to 5p.m.
Visit the garden and find the 14 hidden eggs in the garden. 

Mar 30 | Easter Bunny at Shadow Lake Towne Center
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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.

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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