There’s something magical about holiday lights. Make it a favorite family tradition and load the kids in the car wearing pjs and listen to carols while you drive around. Here are the best places to see holiday lights in Omaha.
Where to See Holiday Lights in and around Omaha
Tree of Lights Ceremony
American National Bank
November 11, 5:30 p.m.
Santa’s Rockin’ Lights
Werner Park Papillion, NE
November 18 – January 1
Don’t miss this mile-long display of lights and music. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance online.
Holiday Lights Festival
November 24 – January 3
The Holiday Lights Festival returns to Gene Leahy Mall this year. Don’t miss the Thanksgiving lighting ceremony on November 24.
Old Market lights: 10th Street to 13th Street, Farnam Street to Jackson Street
North Omaha lights: North 24th Street, from Burdette Street to Ohio Street
South Omaha lights: South 24th Street, from L Street to Q Street
Gene Leahy Mall: back for the first time since 2018 and better than ever
December 31 | New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular
View near CHI Health Event Center & TD Ameritrade Park (near 10th & Cass Street)
Enjoy the final event of the Holiday Lights Festival from the warmth of your car.
Season of Lights
Midtown Crossing, Turner Park
November 13 – February 14
Enjoy tens of thousands of white LED lights strung throughout Turner Park and along Farnam Street.
Walkin’ in La Vista Wonderland
Central Park 8305 Park View Blvd
November 28 – December 31
Walk through the Winter Wonderland in the park and take photos with fun holiday cutouts.
Zorinsky Lake (Water Park Entrance)
Dec 9, 10; 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This drive-through holiday light display is accessible and family friendly. There is no admission fee, but donations for Imagine Inclusion are accepted.
Light Up Bellevue: Christmas in Old Towne Holiday Lights and Music Show
Washington Park, 20th Ave. and Franklin St., Bellevue
Enjoy the lights from your car or walk through the park.
Neighborhood Light Displays
Phillips Family Display
N. 47th St and State Circle
A computerized light and music show.
103rd Ave and Redick Ave The USS Claus is ready for Santa to sail the seven seas and Redick Avenue. Santa is available in Santa’s Workshop for visits through Christmas on Tuesdays, Friday, and Saturday and Sunday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (This is Nightmare on Redick Street for Halloween).
Raleigh Dr., South of 118th St. and Fort, Omaha
Lights are synchronized to music.
Jay Family Lights N 129th Cir and Corby St.
More than 25,000 lights, static displays and yard decorations
Asherin Family Christmas Light Show
N 133rd and Miami St.
13,000 lights synced to music. Enter on Miami St from 132nd St.
132nd to 134th and Larimore Ave.
Wait in line on 132nd St., and turn west onto Larimore (at the Larimore Apartments)
Steinauer Family Lights
13468 Larimore Ave
Holiday music, lights, and projections
N 144th Ave and Craig St., Bennington
The front and back of the house are lit with over 50 blow molds, elves decorating a tree, penguins playing hockey, snowman family and more.
Lights On Erskine
N 145th St. and Erskine St
The light display on this home is set to music.
Nelson’s Creek – NW of 144th and Blondo
This is a long-time favorite destination for viewing lights.
N 151st St. and Wirt Circle
This gingerbread house has a Husker theme.
N 150th St. and Meredith Ave.
More than 50,000 lights are synchronized music.
N 153rd and Davidson St, Bennington
Don’t miss this house known as the Elf Movie Christmas House.
Lammers Family Christmas
N 169th St and Potter St., Bennington
This animated light show includes 3D displays and inflatables.
190th Avenue and Military, Bennington
This display is synchronized to music.
Agee Lane and Thomas Dr., Waterloo
A family-friendly display featuring a 27-foot tall Christmas tree and huge inflatable nutcracker.
Lights and Sounds of Christmas
W 31st Ave and Modification Rd, Bellevue
Don’t miss this house featuring more than 30,000 lights.
Christmas in Bellevue
Childs Rd E & Camp Gifford Rd., Bellevue
Over an hour of music with 18 songs synchronized to lights.
S 27th St between Fairview St. and Calvin St., Bellevue
The lights in the Sunrise neighborhood are synchronized to a music box.
31st St. and Meghan Dr., Bellevue
Enjoy lights synchronized to music.
Turner Blvd and Pacific St.
Don’t miss this impressive red and green light display.
Wood River Dr. Christmas Street, Bellevue
51st & Harrison, behind Bag N Save
Watch for the flying Santa and reindeer.
S 53rd St and Lawnwood Circle
A coordinated light show and kids can leave a letter for Santa that he promises to respond to if you include a return address.
Lights on A Street
S 66th St. and A St.
Interactive buttons make this musical display extra special.
Greenwood Ave and Cottonwood Circle
Enjoy Christmas lights set to music and wooden Christmas cutouts.
76th and Reed St
Lights set to music with alternating playlists.
Bellino display on Cedardale Rd. in Papillion between Washington and 72nd St
River Rock Dr. between Port Royal Dr. and Flint Dr. Papillion
Includes more than 100 holiday blow molds.
Stillwater Dr. and Portage Dr., Papillion
Featuring many holiday wireframes.
S 111th St & Fenwick St., Papillion
This neighborhood includes several houses with lighted displays, gingerbread men, ornaments, Christmas trees, candy cane, nativity scene, and more.
Remington Rd & N Madison St. Papillion
The light and music show on 107.9 FM
98th St., between Val Verde Dr. and Centennial Rd., La Vista
A Christmas light show synced to music on 99.3 FM
101st St. and W. Centennial Rd., La Vista
See 50 Christmas inflatables in two yards with lights.
Holling Dr and Walnut Street (Trendwood Subdivision)
Features giant inflatables.
122nd St. and Signal Dr.
Includes a Nativity and choir. Santa lands in front yard choreographed to music.
142nd St. and Drexel Cir.
Enjoy Christmas favorites and some new tunes in this light display.
152nd St. & Davenport Cir.
Watch this Rudolph themed light display and tune to 99.3 FM
Aase Family Christmas Light Display
N. 153 Ave. Cir. and Wycliffe Dr.
This holiday light show includes nods to Christmas classics like Elf and Christmas Story.
Moyers Christmas Display
S. 159th St. and U St.
The display gets bigger and better every year and runs Thanksgiving thru New Years.
Bradley Family Holidays
16002 Hayes St.
Featuring more than 25,000 lights.
Very Visocky Holiday Lights
176th and J and 175th Ave. and J
The display is synced to music on 95.5 FM
Bortol Family Christmas Display
Capitol Cir. and N 251st St. (West Shores, off of 250th and Dodge)
Osborn Family Light Show
S 10th Ave and Maple St, Springfield, NE
The display includes thousands of programmable pixel-lights sequenced to popular Christmas songs.
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