Visit Omaha

120 S 31st Ave Suite 5107 68131

Why Choose Our Destination?

- Consistently ranked as a "top value" city. - Central location in the heart of the U.S. - Non-stop service to 30+ of the nation's largest airports. - Omaha's Airport (OMA) ranked #1 in customer service. - 4 miles from Omaha airport to downtown convention district. - Complimentary direct airport to hotel shuttle service. - 15,000+ hotel rooms, 3,500+ in the downtown corridor. - 346,000 sq. ft. downtown convention center with an 18,300-seat arena attached. - Two full-service convention hotels located directly across from the convention center, one attached to the center by a glass-enclosed skywalk. - Old Market Entertainment District features locally owned boutiques, restaurants and pubs within walking distance of the convention center. - Capitol District offers outdoor town square surrounded by bars and restaurants, located directly across from the convention center. - Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is consistently ranked as one of the world's best zoos and is home to the world's largest indoor desert and North America's largest indoor rain-forest. - $8 Billion in new development is reshaping the downtown convention attendee experience. - The Riverfront: A new 72-acre park offering gathering spaces, a performance pavilion, an iconic pier, a skating ribbon, an amphitheater, and a new STEM center on the banks of the Missouri River. - Omaha has the flexibility of accommodating groups of 50 to 3,000.

Distance from airport

  • Omaha (OMA) Eppley Airfield

    4 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Orpheum Theater

Located in downtown Omaha, the historic Orpheum Theater is an elegant, beautifully restored landmark theater built in 1927. The Orpheum is a multi-purpose theater that seats 2,500 on several levels. With its expansive lobby area and multiple concessionaire locations, it is also a perfect location to hold pre-event cocktail parties, charity kick-off drives, or silent auction events.
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE, US 68102

Lewis and Clark Landing at The RiverFront

Sharing an extensive border with the Missouri River, Lewis & Clark Landing is the northernmost component of The RiverFront, located just east of the CHI Health Center Omaha arena and convention center. This park has undergone significant transformation since renovations broke ground in late 2020. The area, which was mostly baron concrete, has been redesigned to include extensive green space such as a vast prairie garden, a sandy urban beach complete with firepits, nearby volleyball courts and a destination playground made for adventure. Lewis & Clark Landing also provides important connectivity to north downtown Omaha, with the famous Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge within close proximity.
515 N Riverfront Dr
Omaha, NE, US 68102

Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum

Visit the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate and the home to the largest collection of Cold War aircraft and artifacts in the United States! Visitors can get up and close to iconic aircraft including the magnificent SR-71 Blackbird, nine bombers including a B-36J “Peacemaker”, B-17 ‘Flying Fortress’ and a B-1A “Lancer”, missiles, spacecraft such as the Apollo Command Space Module, as well as a collection of Astronaut Clayton Anderson artifacts, Nebraska’s own astronaut.
28210 West Park Hwy
Ashland, NE, US 68003

Gene Leahy Mall at The RiverFront

The Gene Leahy Mall is Omaha's iconic downtown park featuring a performance pavilion, a state-of-the-art playground, interactive water features, a sculpture garden, and a sizeable dog park.
1302 Farnam on the Mall
Omaha, NE, US 68102

Omaha Children's Museum

Omaha Children’s Museum is the most visited museum in Nebraska and features outstanding interactive permanent exhibits focused on art, science and early childhood education. Exhibits include giant ball machines, a kid-sized grocery store, tire and auto service center, science and technology lab, maker-space, art studio and much more! Traveling exhibits, daily educational programs, special events, food and gift shop are also featured.
500 S 20th St
Omaha, NE, US 68102

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Consistently ranked one of the world’s best zoos, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is the ultimate interactive zoo experience and a biological park leading the nation’s conservation efforts. Outside of a world-renowned conservation program, Omaha’s Zoo offers a variety of travel-worthy experiences. Walk through the world’s largest indoor desert and the largest indoor rainforest in North America. Explore exotic locations and underground caves to see thousands of animals from across the globe in their natural habitat. With more than 7 acres of indoor exhibits, Omaha’s Zoo is a year-round must-do.
3701 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE, US 68107

Kiewit Luminarium

Kiewit Luminarium is a place for everyone to explore the astonishing phenomena that shape our world, our communities and ourselves. The new STEM center, located on the banks of the Missouri River, offers more than 125 interactive exhibits and a kaleidoscope of engaging programming. The Luminarium invites you to dream, wonder and consider something new.
345 Riverfront Dr
Omaha, NE, US 68102

Old Market Entertainment District

Cobblestone streets lined with unique shopping, boutiques, pubs, restaurants, art and entertainment. This lively historic district is within walking distance from the convention center and most downtown hotels. Dine in one of more than 30 distinctive Omaha restaurants, enjoy the many pubs and explore a host of antique emporiums, sweet shops plus much more.
Downtown Omaha
Omaha, NE, US

Convention Centers

  • CHI Health Center Omaha

    CHI Health Center Omaha spans 422 acres which is approx. 100 city blocks & contains more than 1,100,000 sq. ft. of space. We are connected via skywalk to the 600 room Hilton Omaha and across the street from a full service Marriott with 333 rooms.

    • Exhibit Space194,300 sq. ft.
      Total meeting space667,896 sq. ft.


Additional Information

The Visit Omaha team understands that you, as meeting and event planners, are moving forward after a few unprecedented years. We are here to help. The Sales and Services teams are all just a phone call, an email, or text away. We look forward to welcoming and introducing you to a fresh destination, consistently ranked a “best value” city and known for offering accessibility, affordability, and fun.