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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Boys Town Christmas Family ​Festival
Saturday, December 9 | 1 - 5 p.m.

You’re invited to Boys Town’s Christmas Family Festival, an afternoon filled with the magic and wonder of Christmas! There are many wonderful FREE activities for you and your family to enjoy on our campus. Pick and choose what works best for your family’s schedule.

Getting Around Campus

Parking: In addition to parking at each location, we’ve also added parking and trolley stops at the Boys Town National Headquarters Building (14100 Crawford St.) and the Boys Town Hospital (14000 Hospital Road). Just catch a ride on one of our FIVE trolleys available for your use to help get your family from place to place.

Story Time and Christmas Market – New!

Boys Town Visitors Center
Location: 13628 Flanagan Blvd.

Local authors will read your holiday favorites at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. Be sure to take time to browse our “Christmas Market” and Gift shop!

Irish Dancers

Boys Town Music Hall
Locations: 13715 Flanagan Blvd.

We’re excited to have local Irish dance groups, Dowds Irish Dance Academy and Craoi na Tire Studio of Irish Dance, performing this year! Be sure to arrive early to get a front row seat for these live 45-minute shows, which start at ​1:30, 2:15, 3 and 3:45 p.m.

Santa Claus and His Reindeer

Boys Town Great Hall
Location: 13747 Flanagan Blvd.

Climb on up in Santa’s sleigh and see his reindeer before you tell jolly St.Nick your Christmas wishes!

Boys Town Hall of History

Location: ​14057 Flanagan Blvd.

Take a tour of our award-winning Hall of History to see how Father Flanagan’s dream has grown since 1917. See Spencer Tracy’s “Best Actor Oscar” he won in 1938 after portraying Father Flanagan in the movie Boys Town. Christmas ​artwork by Boys Town youth will also be on display.

Toddler Town– New!

Wegner School (lower Level)
Location: 14124 Norton Drive

We know how difficult it is to bundle up those little ones more than once, so meet Santa, make crafts and enjoy Christmas ​cookies all in one place!

Christmas Carols– New!

Chambers Chapel
Location: 410 Bucher Drive

Listen to your favorite holiday songs while your little ones ​rehearse what they’re going to ​ask for Christmas from Santa.

Irish ​Christmas

Father Flanagan House
Location: 14153 Grodinsky Circle

Take a tour of Father Flanagan’s former residence as it would've been decorated for a traditional Irish Christmas in 1929!

Many of his personal belongings are on display in his bedroom and study. One of his most prized possessions — a desk made for him by his boys — is the centerpiece of the study. It consists of more than 250,000​ inlaid pieces of wood, twenty-five varieties in all.

Meet "The Godfather"!"

See if you can find "The Godfather" from Godfathers Pizza! He'll be stopping by every activity and available for photos!

Boys Town is so excited to welcome you to our campus and we hope you and your family make many happy memories at this year’s Christmas Family Festival.

Please call 402-498-1141 or email visitorsc@boystown.org if you have any questions!