Festival News

Diversity takes center stage at Heritage Festival

By Kelsey Stewart 
Omaha World Herald Staff Writter

Omaha’s diversity was on display Saturday with about 35 cultures represented at the Heritage Festival. The annual festival started off with a parade from 10th and Pacific Streets to Lewis & Clark Landing. read more…

Viva Omaha Heritage Festival Schedule – Saturday May 16, 2015

Parade starts at 10 a.m. and ends at Lewis & Clark where the festival kicks off at 11:00am until 10:00pm

If your in the parade, please meet at 9 a.m. at 10th and Pacific Streets to line up.mlcdc 2011 (42.1)

Parade starts at 10 a.m.  Proceed north on 10th to Farnam St, Turn east on Farnam St. to 8th St.  Proceed north on 8th St. to Lewis & Clark Landing.
Walk with your cultural float wearing the traditional customs of your country. You can also  have a float for your business and organization. Prizes will be given to the best floats (Two first places)
Participation of cultural associations, educational organizations, and, international clubs is FREE of cost

After the Parade go directly to the Lewis & Clark Landing for the festival, Mayor Jean Stothert will welcome and officially kick-off the festival @ 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Great Festival and Family Fun! Great Food, Children area, beer garden,

Exhibitor Tents . . International Food .. Live Music .. Children’s Activities

  • Represents more than 30 different nations.
  • Features international food from different countries 
  • Offers a variety of family-friendly activities such as face painting, rides, kids carnival, cultural pavilion, and crafts
  • Showcases products and services from a variety of local businesses, artists  and nonprofit organizations
  • Offers live music by several bands and ethnic groups :                       Singerman 1, R-Style Band, Escentia Latino and various others.


News video 2015, 5th Annual Omaha Heritage Festival & Parade Click

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Douglas County Visitor Improvement Fund Grant

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