Open Omaha is everyone’s chance to catch a behind-the-scenes look at the fascinating spaces that shape our city.  

2022 preview brought to you by Noddle Companies and the talented Kevin Kabore

Open Omaha returns for its second year on August 5th – 6th, 2023. For one weekend dozens of historic landmarks, creative spaces, sacred sites, and other hidden gems will open their doors in a city-wide showcase of the uniqueness that makes the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro such a marvelous place.  

Open Omaha is curated to inspire, built for all-ages, and FREE to attend.

Culxr House | Millwork Commons | Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center (2022 Venues)

Omaha by Design is seeking fascinating places to open their doors and be a select venue in Open Omaha.

Applications will open on February 20, 2023.

See our Application Checklist to help prepare for your application.

Key Dates for Venues

  • February 20 Venue Applications Open
  • March 1, 7, 22 Information Sessions (Each session will be the same)
  • April 10 Venue Applications Due
  • May 1 Notice sent to selected Venue
  • May 9 & 10 Venue Orientation (Only one session is required for selected venues)
  • May 20 Venue Agreement Due
  • Mid-Late July Venue Supply Pick Up
  • August 5 & 6 Open Omaha

**Coming Soon** Sign up for a Venue Information Session to learn about what it means to be a venue during Open Omaha and have your questions answered about the application process

Interested in seeing who participated as a venue last year? Here’s a listing of the venues in Open Omaha 2022

River’s Edge Pavilion (2022 Venue)

Open Omaha is FREE to attend thanks to our civic-minded sponsors.

Become a sponsor today!

Click here to see our available sponsorship opportunities.

BIN 61 | TACKarchitects (2022 Venue)

Open Omaha is seeking friendly faces to join an amazing team of volunteers across the metro!

Volunteer opportunities for Open Omaha 2023 will be available soon. If you are interested in join us fill out this form and we will contact you.


Browse the venues & plan your Open Omaha weekend!

Created in partnership with Nanonation, this custom-built app is your ticket to explore the city. Inside you’ll discover previews of all Open Omaha venues. Find details such as open hours and accessibility, while learning about the unique history and design of each venue and the amazing organizations within.

Currently the App is showcasing the 2022 venues. It will be updated in June with the venues and tours for Open Omaha 2023.