Ollie the Trolley is a popular choice for weddings and private tours for special events. The company organizes around 350 weddings a year, and many families come back year after year for excursions. All the streetcars have unique names, such as Ollie, Polly, LuLu, Guacamollie, Pumpkin, Porkchop, Buttercup, and Trolley Brown. The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha is home to a second animal attraction outside the city, the Nebraska Wildlife Safari. On June 19th, North Omaha will be celebrating with a parade and two festivals that include live music, fun and games for the whole family, guided bike rides, public speaking, poetry and food. Downtown Omaha is an obvious place to start exploring, with its live music venues, shops, bars, and theaters.
But there's much more to see beyond the city center. The Freedom Festival is an event that celebrates cultural heritage in North Omaha. It includes activities such as live music, guided bike rides, oratory and food. Little Bohemia in Omaha is a neighborhood located south of the Old Market. It was created by Czech immigrants who arrived in Omaha in the mid-1880s.
It's small in size but with a lot of charm. Tank 'N' Tube River Rides offers an unforgettable experience near Omaha on the Elkhorn River. The Bloody Mary tour begins at the Report In pub, winner of the Omaha Best Bloody Mary award. Benson is an Omaha neighborhood that has become an eclectic area that welcomes everyone. It has unique nightspots, a stellar concert venue, and some places kids will love. A car chase in downtown Omaha led to five arrests and a heavy police presence near 39th and Dodge Streets late Thursday afternoon.