Things to do in Omaha with Kids in January


kid in red winter coat making snow angel. Things to do in Omaha with Kids

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to stay home! Check out all the fun, family friendly events happening in Omaha in January.

Things to do in Omaha with Kids in January

Jan 7 | Raptors Live Fontenelle Forest
11 a.m.
Meet amazing birds of prey in the Nature Center. No registration required.

Jan 7 | Family Fun Day, Midtown Crossing at Turner Park
11 a.m.
Join Olaf, Elsa, Anna and Kristof and all your friends at Midtown Crossing for wintery family fun while supporting the great work of Together! 

Jan 7 | Family Game Day and Lego Club, Carter Lake Library
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn a new game to play with your family or build to your heart’s desire with Legos! 

Jan 8 | Winter Carnival, Omaha Children’s Museum
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Come play, learn, visit with friends, have dinner, and make your very own Tzedakah box!

Jan 14 | Family Workshop: Vases from Recycled Glass Bottles, Lauritzen Gardens
10 a.m.
Create a unique vase from a recycled glass bottle. 

Jan 15 | Indoor Winter Safari Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore the warmer exhibits, including the nice cozy Desert Dome and the Kingdoms of the Night, the Butterfly Pavilion, as well as the Aquarium, Gorilla Valley, and the Orangutan Forest. 

Jan 22 | Winter Stargazing Neale Woods
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Come out for a short hike and stargazing. Registration required. 

Jan 20 – May 14 | Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, Lauritzen Gardens
Check out sculptures made from marine debris collected on Oregon’s beaches. The exhibit includes a titanic triggerfish, a pair of grand penguins, and an 11-foot-long shark named Chompers.

Jan 20 – Feb 5 | The Lightning Thief Musical, Rose Theater
This musical version of the popular book features a thrilling original rock score.

Jan 28 – Apr 16 | Hall of Heroes, The Durham Museum
Don’t miss this traveling exhibit where you will learn about the backstory of your favorite superheroes including Batman, Wonder Woman, Black Panther, and more! 

Jan 28 | OMG Vintage Market, 2511 Leavenworth St, Omaha
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Shop local vintage and handmade vendors at this 2nd annual event.

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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