Omaha Event – Omaha Holiday Lights Festival – 24 November-31 December



Downtown Omaha’s premier holiday event, the Omaha Holiday Lights Festival, kicks off Thanksgiving evening, 24 November, with the lighting of the Gene Leahy Mall. It continues through the month of December with Sounds of the Season, the ConAgra Foods Ice Skating Rink, the Wells Fargo Family Festival and the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular.

Omaha Event: Holiday Lights Festival Thanksgiving Lighting Ceremony, 24 November

Come to the Gene Leahy Mall on Thanksgiving night for the Holiday Lights Festival kickoff. At 6 pm, gather at the mall to count down the turning on of the festival lights with Mayor Jean Stothert. The festivities continue until 7, after which you can tour downtown to see its businesses and residences in their holiday finest. Lights will continue to burn from 5 pm-1 am on January 2.

Gene Leahy Mall
14th & Farnam Streets
Omaha, NE