Christmas is at the door and atmosphere is full of lights, happiness and decorations in Aksarben, Omaha. Main attraction of the area is glittering giving the shape of Christmas tree to Stinson park’s landmark.
Aksarben opposite of “Nebraska”, is always lively and in festive mood. If you never been here, spend at least an evening in the area and you won’t be disappointed. Here are number of things to do this Christmas.
Events :- Every Friday evening there is some event in the area. This Friday(20th December) Kids would get chance to meet Santa in Stinson park on this with free rides of horse cart and other activities like face painting, food and drinks. Event will be from 6-8 PM. Check their calendar for latest update.
Food :- If you are foodie, you won’t be disappointed as there are various kinds of restaurants in the vicinity.
If you are looking for Asian food there are Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Nepali restaurants available.
Mai Thai offers typical Thai food (curries and rice), New gold mountain is Chinese restaurant with some good reviews though I never tried. Saigon bowl is more of make-your-own-bowl type and if you love Nepali food, Kathmandu momos station can be tried which is recently opened and is famous for Momos 😛
For Mexican lovers there is Voodoo Taco with typical Mexican tacos, burritos and bowls.
For Healthy Dudes, Eat Fit Go and Vitality Bowl can be worth try.
For Pizza lovers and Sports bar fans Godfather pizza and DJ’s dugout would be the ideal place
Entertainment & Snacks :-
- Movies – Barely 5 min walk from Stinson park is Akserben Cinema where you can watch Cinema with friends and family. They have bar restaurant, coffee and popcorn shop inside.
- Ice-cream : Frozen – Thai rolled ice cream is a treat for ice cream lovers. Whenever my sister visits me, we always go there. You can enjoy watching them make your ice-cream, yes they prepare it fresh and in a very unique way. Shop closes at 11 Pm so you have all time in world to try it 😊….Mango tango our personal favourite
- Coffee & Tea–Scooters is a knows brand in Nebraska and it’s quiet close to area, just adjacent to Saigon bowl. They offer fresh made coffee with snacks options and are cheaper than Starbucks.
Roast is another brand in the area which is famous for its coffee. It’s in my list for a long time due to good reviews.
Jones bros cupcakes – Boba tea, bubble tea and cupcakes fan won’t be disappointed here. They also have coffee and decent snacks options like fajitas, onion rings, panini etc
I love this part of OMAHA and hopefully you will also like and visit soon. Get some pictures clicked with beautiful Christmas tree and enjoy the festival 🙂
Merry Christmas !