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

Parade 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Meet at 9 a.m. at 10th and Pacific Streets

.. 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 to the Lewis & Clark Landing Noon to 10:00 p.m.

Great Festival and Family Fun!

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, fireworks, ponies, rides, bounce houses, army truck, and crafts
  • .Showcases products and services from a variety of local businesses and nonprofit organizations
  • Offers music by several bands and ethnic bands.


Parade Route

View Larger Map


View Larger Map

Listen to the Festival’s Song

Fly To The Skies

Composed by: Jose Villarreal, Owner of Moon Glow Photo


Main Supporter

Douglas County Visitor Improvement Fund Grant

Foundation Supporters



Nebraska Marketing Tourism

Corporate & Business  Supporters

Presented By


Ladies of the Ancient Order of Hibernians


German American Society

Midlands Latino CDC

Midlands Latino CDC