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Holiday Lights Festival

Mark your calendars for this year's holiday lights festival with exciting events all month long!

LIGHTING CEREMONY Downtown Omaha is lighting up for the holidays starting with a Lighting Ceremony November 25th at 6 pm! This large holiday lights display will span throughout the Downtown area with Holiday Lights Festival displays lighting up the Old Market and North & South 24th Street, and special holiday displays produced by The RiverFront in the Gene Leahy Mall, Heartland of America Park, Lewis & Clark Landing. KETV FAMILY FESTIVAL The KETV Family Festival is back in-person this year! Enjoy a festive day full of FREE admission and FREE family-friendly activities at your favorite Downtown Omaha attractions on December 3rd from 11am to 4pm. Ollie the Trolley will be providing free transportation between all the venues!

NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR Celebrate New Year's Eve with a spectacular fireworks show in the comfort of your vehicle or home! Tune in to STAR 104.5 on your radio to hear the corresponding music and join in on the fun. The fireworks will be launched from Parking Lot D (no public parking) of the CHI Health Event Center. Downtown Omaha parking meters will be free after 5 p.m. on December 31, courtesy of Park Omaha. SHINE THE LIGHT ON HUNGER Park Omaha is partnering with the Food Bank of the Heartland to offer a new and fun way to support the cause. Throughout the entire Holiday Lights Festival, you will be able to donate to Shine the Light on Hunger through the Park Omaha app or at a meter decorated as a candy cane around the metro! You don’t have to actually park at a meter to donate, but they act as a convenient spot for those interested in donating while downtown!


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