Omaha Storm Chasers Overview

Fast facts

League: International League

Head Coach: Mike Jirschele

Team Mascot: Casey, Stormy, Vortex

Year Opened: 2011

Capacity: 9023

City / State: Papillion / Nebraska

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

I-80 Rivalry

Rival Team: Iowa Cubs

The I-Cubs are just down I-80 from the Storm Chasers, and as a result, you’ll find plenty of both teams fans at the games between these two PCL American Conference North Division rivals. Wins and bragging rights are on the line when the I-Cubs and Storm Chasers square off, so don’t miss it when the I-Cubs come to town.

Omaha Storm Chasers vs Oklahoma City Dodgers

Rival Team: Oklahoma City Dodgers

Games between the Storm Chasers and nearby Oklahoma City Dodgers are always must-see events. Fans of both teams make the trip to see these two Tornado Alley-based squads play, so make sure to be in attendance when the Storm Chasers take on the Dodgers.

Omaha Storm Chasers Tailgate Guide


Omaha isn’t just one of Peyton Manning’s favorite words it’s also an excellent place to tailgate. Nebraskans know how to tailgate, which can be seen on Saturdays in the fall and it’s no different when it comes to Omaha Storm Chasers games.

The Storm Chasers provide one of the most tailgate friendly experiences in the league as you’ll find plenty of space to set up a tailgate at Werner Park as well as free parking. Arrive early claim your space, set up your grill, table, and cooler, and you’ll be in for a good time when attending a Storm Chasers game.

The tailgaters outside Werner Park are mighty friendly, and you’ll have no problem making friends quickly if you bring something to share. Whether it’s some local brews, barbecue, potato salad, or a dessert, Storm Chasers fans love to show off their tailgate wares to fellow fans.

Finally, before entering the game make sure to get a picture of the Bob Gibson statue outside the main entrance. The Omaha native is one of the best pitchers in baseball history, and his statue is a must-see for any diehard baseball fan.

You’ll have a great time tailgating before a Storm Chasers game so arrive early and join in the fun.


Bob Gibson Statue

Snap a picture with the Bob Gibson statue outside Werner Park. Gibson is one of the best pitchers in baseball history and is from Omaha making the statue of him a must-see.

General Parking (Lots F2, F3, and F4)

Those of you who want to park close to the stadium will want to pay $5 for General Parking. General Parking is an excellent place to tailgate and allows drinking, grilling, and tailgate games. Just make sure to keep your grilling and games on the grassy areas.

Free Parking

If you don’t want to pay for parking and don’t mind walking, then the Free Parking lots are the place for you. Free Parking has the same tailgating rules as General Parking, so just come out and set up your cooler and grill and you’ll be in for a fun afternoon of tailgating.

Where to tailgate

Omaha Storm Chasers Stadium Guide

In Game

An Omaha Storm Chasers game is the perfect family outing and offers something for everyone, so no matter what your age or interest in baseball you’ll have a fantastic time at Werner Park. The Storm Chasers go all out to keep the kids entertained at Werner Park as they provide tons of kids entertainment. Whether it’s the basketball court, Borsheims Diamond, the mini golf course, or the Family Fun Zone, the kids will love attending a Storm Chasers game.

It’s not just the kids who will have a fun time at an Omaha Storm Chasers game; adults will love the Downdraught Bar in left field and the Cresa Club. Both offer great places to grab a drink at the game, so if you’re looking to let loose a bit, then you’ll have no trouble doing so at a Storm Chasers game.

Lastly, baseball fans will love having the opportunity to watch future Royals stars take the field. Some of the Royals best players over the past few years have come through Omaha including Eric Hosmer, so enjoy watching the stars of tomorrow take the field at Werner Park.

Fans young and old will have an incredible time at a Storm Chasers making a trip to Werner Park a must for any family in the Omaha area.

Things to check out

Autograph Bridge

Stop by the Autograph Bridge in left field before the game to get an autograph from your favorite Storm Chaser. Fans young and old alike enjoy getting autographs from future stars, so make sure to arrive early.

Downdraught Bar

The Downdraught Bar is located in left field under the scoreboard and is the perfect place to grab a drink during the game. The bar offers Bottoms Up draft beer, spirits, and an excellent view of the action on the field.

Basketball Court

If you feel like shooting some hoops during the game, then stop by the half-court basketball court in left field. The basketball court is an excellent place for kids to work out their excess energy during the game.

Borsheims Diamond

Play some wiffle ball at the park at Borsheims Diamond in left field. The diamond is a great place to get in a quick game with the kids before the action on the field starts, so arrive early and check it out.

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Family Fun Zone

Take the kids to the Family Fun Zone in left field during your visit to Werner Park. The Family Fun Zone features a carousel, inflatables, a play structure and more making it a fun place to for kids to hang out during the game.

Cresa Club

Those of you with club seats, suite seats, or tickets to one of the party decks will want to check out the Cresa Club. The Cresa Club features unique food and drink options you can’t find elsewhere in the park, so stop by and check them out.

Gary Green’s Mini Golf

Play a round of six-hole mini golf at Gary Green’s in right field. Mini golf is fun for the whole family, so stop by for a round before the game starts or if the kids get restless.

Team Store

Pick up a Storm Chasers cap, t-shirt, jersey, or other souvenir at the team store. The team store has just about any Storm Chasers merchandise you could want, meaning you won’t have to worry about leaving empty-handed.

Stir Up the Storm

Stir up the storm by raising your hand and waving it in a circle. Stirring up the storm is an excellent way to pump up the players and crowd, so make sure to join in the fun.

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The Storm Chasers have not one, but three mascots. Stormy, Casey, and Vortex entertain the crowd throughout the game with their antics and are a can’t miss part of any Storm Chasers game, so keep your eyes peeled for them.

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Omaha Storm Chasers Bars & Restaurants

  1. Brewsky’s Food & Spirits

    Phase Dining Entertainment beer

    Sports bar offering burgers, sandwiches, wings & other pub fare, plus several TVs & some games.

    15350 Weir St, Omaha, NE 68137, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  2. Addy’s Sports Bar & Grill


    Convivial haunt with plenty of TVs & arcade games serving traditional bar food & beer in big bowls.

    14110 S St, Omaha, NE 68137, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  3. Village Bar

    Criterion beer Mazzys Brewballs Cogans Deli Sports Pub Kamikazes Libbys Bar Grill Knot Pub Cara Irish Mess Hall

    Ralston's oldest and best little bar.

    5700 S 77th St, Ralston, NE 68127, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  4. Tanners Bar and Grill

    Tanners Bar and Grill

    Bar & grill chain serving pub grub, burgers, sandwiches & wings in a casual space with TVs.

    7340 Harrison St, Ralston, NE 68127, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  5. Island Bar & Grill

    Tiki drink

    Down-to-earth sports bar & grill with hearty pub grub, plus live music, DJs & karaoke on weekends.

    7826 S 123rd Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Philly Sports Bar

    Philly Sports Bar

    Neighborhood style bar & grill in La Vista.

    8116 S 84th St, La Vista, NE 68128, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  7. Jerzes Sports Bar

    Jerzes Sports Bar

    Pub grub & beer served in a roomy venue with a patio, a smoking lounge & casino-style games.

    501 Olson Dr #100, Papillion, NE 68046, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  8. PepperJax Grill

    PepperJax Grill

    Cheesesteaks & other sandwiches are ordered straight from the grill cook at this casual chain spot.

    2444 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  9. Liquid Sunshine Taproom

    Liquid Sunshine Taproom

    Nothing but love and good memories.

    12750 Westport Pkwy, La Vista, NE 68128, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  10. Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.

    Lucky Bucket Brewing Co

    Brewing year-round & seasonal beers, this operation features a tasting room & offers tours.

    11941 Centennial Rd, La Vista, NE 68128, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Summer Kitchen Cafe

    Summer Kitchen Cafe

    Enjoy homemade desserts, soups, and meals.

    12010 Giles Rd, La Vista, NE 68128, USA

    Bar website

    cafe - $$

  12. El Bees 2


    Any craving for Mexican food will be satisfied by El Bee's in the best way you can imagine.

    10402 S 144th St, Omaha, NE 68138, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  13. PizzaWest


    Family friendly pizza restaurant bar and grill with two locations in Omaha

    12040 Mcdermott Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128, USA

    Bar website

    pizza - $$

  14. SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza

    SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza

    Artisanal Neapolitan pies & other Mediterranean-style eats, plus gelato in a counter-serve setting.

    248 Olson Dr, Papillion, NE 68046, USA

    Bar website

    european - $$

  15. Tracks Lounge

    Tracks Lounge beer

    There's never a wonder why this has become one of the most sought-after gastropubs in the area.

    1506 S 60th St, Omaha, NE 68106, USA


    Bar website

    american - $