There is plenty of fun blossoming in the Capitol City. Cure your spring fever with our spring bucket list.

Explore the Trails

There’s not a better time to explore Lincoln's 134 miles of award-winning trails than in springtime. Spreading out across the city, the trail system is easily accessible to anyone who wants to walk, bike, run or explore more of Lincoln.

Lincoln Trails


Run the Lincoln Marathon

May 5th will mark the 47th annual Lincoln Marathon. Put on by the Lincoln Track Club, this weekend isn’t one to miss whether you’re running or not. With runs for all ages, whether you want to lace up your running shoes or just show up to support around picturesque course, the Lincoln Marathon is a springtime favorite with runs for all ages.


Attend a Performance

Springtime brings abundant opportunities to catch a concert or a show at one of Lincoln’s many performance venues. Whether you’re enjoying a touring Broadway musical at the Lied Center, a superstar at Pinnacle Bank Arena, an up-and-coming artist at the Bourbon or seeing some of your favorite bands at Pinewood Bowl in Pioneers Park, our city is certainly alive with the sound of music.

Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater


Gear Up

Located in downtown Lincoln, Lincoln Running Company has been helping Lincoln with all their shoe needs since 1976. Their mission has been the same since day one, to help people in Lincoln find the right shoes and gear for running, walking or just moving! Stop in and it won’t be hard to see why they’ve been named one of the top 50 running stores six times.


Eat and Drink Outside

Enjoying the nice spring weather that Lincoln offers is easier than ever with so many Lincoln restaurants and bars offering outdoor seating. So, whether you’re in the Haymarket, SouthPointe, Fallbrook or Havelock, enjoying the weather is easier than ever.

Scarlet Hotel

The Barred Owl

Get on the Water

Opening for the 2024 season in May, Lincoln Paddle Company is making it easier than ever to get out on the water. Offering rentals of kayaks and paddleboards delivered to any of the Lincoln area lakes, Lincoln Paddle Company lets you go enjoy some of the beautiful weather out on the water.

kayak on a lake at sunset


Refresh your Wardrobe

After your spring cleaning is over, it’s the perfect opportunity to refresh your house with some fresh styles picked up from some of your favorite local Lincoln stores. And if you’re looking for something more to smell than just the flowers, Lincoln is home to unique shops like Wax Buffalo that allows you to create your own custom soy candle.

Wax Buffalo Inside