What’s on the itinerary for the month? A lot! From live music to theme park fun, there are plenty of things to do in May!
May Things to Do
The Santa Claus Christmas Store begins the season on May 1. Stop in to shop the festive selection and enjoy a giant cookie!
Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum opens for the season on May 1. Then on May 8, the Village hosts Spring Heritage Day, with costumed interpreters, demonstrators, kids’ activities, museum tour, and so much more.
See a movie under the stars every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this month when Holiday Drive-In reopens for the season on May 7.
Who doesn’t love a sugar rush? Find old-fashioned favorites and the newest candies at Santa’s Candy Castle, tentatively scheduled to reopen on May 15.
Who’s ready for Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari fun? The theme park starts welcoming guests back on May 15. And just a short week later, the water park reopens on May 21.
Want to learn about the town of Santa Claus, write a letter to Santa, and get a photo of the 22-foot-tall historic Santa statue? Be at Santa Claus Museum & Village’s opening day on May 15.
Dive into Memorial Day weekend! The Lake Lincoln beach inside Lincoln State Park reopens for the season on May 29.
You can zip into the holiday weekend, too—Santa’s Express Ziplines begins the season on May 29!
What’s Open When?
Stay up to date on your favorite attractions, shops, and restaurants… check out our What’s Open page for the latest hours of operation.