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Hosted by, Freedomtainment a 501c3 from North Omaha

FESTIVAL MISSION:  Educate, Empower, & Entertain the Omaha, Nebraska Community about North Omaha culture while bringing awareness to local, social and business resources.

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OMAHA FREEDOM FESTIVAL

by Freedomtainment

June 18th, 2022

OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Omaha Freedom Festival Info

The Omaha Freedom Festival is hosted by Freedomtainment, a 501c3 non-profit organization located in North Omaha, Nebraska, and celebrates the Juneteenth holiday which honors the emancipation of those enslaved in the United States.

The Festival’s mission is to:  Educate, Empower & Entertain the Omaha, Nebraska community about North Omaha culture while bringing awareness to local, social and business resources.

The Festival is made possible by the support of community sponsors, personal donations, and a countless number of volunteers that together, have moved this vision forward to honor the past by bringing the community together in celebration.

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Free Day Passes

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Presenting Sponsors

Omaha Freedom Festival is from Noon - Midnight

Scheduled for June 18, 2022. The festival will provide cultural and historical celebration in addition to education, entertainment and exposure to resources from noon to midnight at the Malcolm X Outside Event Plaza.

Schedule

12-5:00-Festival Grounds #Malcolm X Outdoor Event Plaza

Family-friendly Activities

Kidz Zone / Family Activities, Educational / Community Info, Free Health Screenings, Vaccine Station, Local Artists / Musicians,

Kidz Zone / Family Activities, Educational / Community Info, Free Health Screenings, Vaccine Station, Local Artists / Musicians, Food & Beverage Vendors Available ($$) Each attendee including children must have a Day Pass accessible (physical or electronic) at entrance for check-in. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. All guests inside the fenced in festival grounds will depart the area by 5:00pm. Those staying for the Concert will need to re-enter and show their paid ticket for admission. VIP ticket holders may re-enter at 6:30pm and general admission at 7:00pm. See FAQ.

12:00-Main Stage #Main Stage

Festival Host, Gerald M. Kuhn, Assistant Director of Human Rights @ City of Omaha

Catch the Main Stage festival activities hosted by Gerald M. Kuhn

Catch the Main Stage festival activities hosted by Gerald M. Kuhn

12:00-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone

Kidz Zone Host, Houston Alexander

Catch the Kidz Zone festival activities hosted by Houston Alexander

Catch the Kidz Zone festival activities hosted by Houston Alexander

12:30-Main Stage #Main Stage

Fonda Cross Sings "Lift Every Voice"

Longtime North Omaha resident and choir member at Salem Baptist Church shares her talent with the community.

Longtime North Omaha resident and choir member at Salem Baptist Church shares her talent with the community.

12:30-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone Stage

Omaha Children's Museum Presentation

Check out the new traveling exhibit full of fun, excitement and education

Check out the new traveling exhibit full of fun, excitement and education

1:00-Main Stage #Main Stage

Cynthia Robinson, Director of Black Studies @ UNO

Emancipation Proclamation reading in honor of the 51st anniversary of the Black Studies program at UNO

Emancipation Proclamation reading in honor of the 51st anniversary of the Black Studies program at UNO

1:00-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone Stage

Bike & Helmet Raffle

Houston Alexander, an MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top

Houston Alexander, an MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of every hour. Houston Alexander, MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of every hour to a child under 16 years of age present at the festival. Free raffle tickets will be provided to each child's parent upon entry. Thank you to the Black Police Officers Association for donating the bikes and to Union Pacific for providing WE ARE ONE safety helmets. (1 bike/helmet winner per child, parent will be notified via cell phone number provided upon entry on raffle ticket, pick up immediately upon winning)

1:30-Main Stage #Main Stage

Donna Vonn, Coordinator with Nebraska Juneteenth

Nebraska Juneteenth Art Contest winners announced

Nebraska Juneteenth Art Contest winners announced

2:00-Main Stage #Main Stage

Juanita Johnson, District 2 City Council Representative

Hear from the North Omaha elected representative as she shares her vision.

Hear from the North Omaha elected representative as she shares her vision.

2:00-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone Stage

Bike & Helmet Raffle

Houston Alexander, an MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top

Houston Alexander, an MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of every hour. Houston Alexander, MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of every hour to a child under 16 years of age present at the festival. Free raffle tickets will be provided to each child's parent upon entry. Thank you to the Black Police Officers Association for donating the bikes and to Union Pacific for providing WE ARE ONE safety helmets. (1 bike/helmet winner per child, parent will be notified via cell phone number provided upon entry on raffle ticket, pick up immediately upon winning)

2:15-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone Stage

Omaha Children's Museum Presentation

Seuss-Sational Science Activities

Seuss-Sational Science Activities

2:30-Main Stage #Main Stage

Preston Love, President of Black Vote Matters

Learn about North Omaha's legacy from a well-respected community historian

Learn about North Omaha's legacy from a well-respected community historian

3:00-Main Stage #Main Stage

Michelle Scott with Security National Bank

Financial Literacy discussion for wise decision making in today's economy.

Financial Literacy discussion for wise decision making in today's economy.

3:00-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone Stage

Bike & Helmet Raffle

Houston Alexander, MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of

Houston Alexander, MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of every hour to a child under 16 years of age present at the festival. Free raffle tickets will be provided to each child's parent upon entry. Thank you to the Black Police Officers Association for donating the bikes and to Union Pacific for providing WE ARE ONE safety helmets. (1 bike/helmet winner per child, parent will be notified via cell phone number provided upon entry on raffle ticket, pick up immediately upon winning)

3:30-Main Stage #Main Stage

Edward W. Leahy, Director, Omaha EITC Coalition

Learn about the Earned Income Tax Credit program offered thru Family Housing Advisory Services

Learn about the Earned Income Tax Credit program offered thru Family Housing Advisory Services

3:45-Main Stage #Main Stage

Joanna LeFlore, Director of Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Presentation

Hear from the new Director and learn about future foundation initiatives

Hear from the new Director and learn about future foundation initiatives

3:45-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone

Omaha Children's Museum Presentation

Seuss-Sational Science Activities

Seuss-Sational Science Activities

4:00-Main Stage #Main Stage

Music by String Sprouts

Recital by Omaha area students studying string instruments

Recital by Omaha area students studying string instruments

4:00-Kidz Zone #Kidz Zone Stage

Bike & Helmet Raffle

Houston Alexander, MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of

Houston Alexander, MMA fighter from North Omaha, will give away 10 bikes with helmets at the top of every hour to a child under 16 years of age present at the festival. Free raffle tickets will be provided to each child's parent upon entry. Thank you to the Black Police Officers Association for donating the bikes and to Union Pacific for providing WE ARE ONE safety helmets. (1 bike/helmet winner per child, parent will be notified via cell phone number provided upon entry on raffle ticket, pick up immediately upon winning)

4:30-Main Stage #Main Stage

Music by DJ Chevy

Entertainment by local DJ. All attendees must depart the fenced-in festival portion by 5pm to prepare for the

Entertainment by local DJ. All attendees must depart the fenced-in festival portion by 5pm to prepare for the concert!

8pm-midnight #Malcolm X Outdoor Event Plaza

Concert

It's an All-Female Line-up!!! Live Entertainment from National & Local Recording Artists to include: Tink, Changing Faces, Kut

It's an All-Female Line-up!!! Live Entertainment from National & Local Recording Artists to include: Tink, Changing Faces, Kut Klose and Omaha's very own songbird, Enjoli with Timeless. Josh Jones, MC. DJ Chain, Concert DJ. Each attendee including children must have a Purchased Concert Ticket accessible (physical or electronic) at entrance for check-in. No tickets will be sold at the festival. VIP ticket holders may re-enter at 6:30pm and general admission at 7:00pm. Concert starts at 8:00pm. Children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult. See FAQ.

6:30pm #Main Stage

VIP Ticket Holder Early Admission

Premier Seating (max 4 per table, not reserved), Chair & Tented Table Provided, Free Buffet Style Food, Access

Premier Seating (max 4 per table, not reserved), Chair & Tented Table Provided, Free Buffet Style Food, Access to Top Shelf Bar ($$) 1 Ticket Per Attendee Needed For Entrance.

7:00pm #Main Stage

General Admission Begins

Standing Room Only. Food & Beverage vendors available ($$). 1 Ticket per Attendee Needed.

Standing Room Only. Food & Beverage vendors available ($$). 1 Ticket per Attendee Needed.

The Countdown Has Begun!

The clock is ticking and capacity is limited

Event Gallery

Share your Festival Pics To Instagram and use #OmahaFreedomFestival

Concert Starts @ 8pm

Gate opens 6:30pm for VIP Seating & at 7:00pm for General Admission

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Kut Klose Read More

Ticket Info

FESTIVAL DAY PASS

12pm - 5:00pm

$ FREE

Kidz Zone / Family Activities
Educational / Community Info
Free Health Screenings
Local Artists / Musicians
Food & Beverage Vendors Available
1 Ticket Per Attendee Needed

CONCERT GENERAL SEATING

7:00pm - 12am

$ 45

Live Entertainment
National Artists
Standing Room Only
Gate Opens 7:00pm / Show@8pm
Food & Beverage Vendors Available
1Ticket Per Attendee Needed

CONCERT VIP SEATING

6:30pm - 12am

$ 90

Premier Seating (max 4 per table)
Chair & Tented Table Provided
Free Buffet Style Food
Access to Top Shelf Bar
Early Admission @ 6:30pm
1Ticket Per Attendee Needed

All prices exclude Eventbrite purchase taxes/fees. For more details, view our Terms & Conditions on Eventbrite.  A small amount of physical tickets can be purchased at LeFlore’s Fashions.  1 ticket per attendee required.  Freedomtainment and its supporters advise attendees that they may come in contact with COVID-19 and encourage social distancing and safe practices as directed by health officials.  Attendees assume all inherent risk by entering the premises.  Do not enter the premise if you are experiencing cough, fever or symptoms of illness.  Wash hands frequently. Refrain from unnecessary physical contact.  Freedomtainment and its stakeholders are not liable for an injury or death of an individual(s).  No outside food or beverage.  Plan for cashless purchase transactions.  See the FAQ webpage for more details.

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Presenting Sponsors

The Festival is hosted by Freedomtainment, a 501c3 non-profit organization from North Omaha dependent upon the community. We are incredibly thankful to these presenting sponsors for their support in this mission.  For a complete listing, see Sponsors.

Festival Details

Malcolm X Outside Event Plaza

3448 Evans St, Omaha, NE 68111

Entry Time

Festival Starts:

12 Noon

Concert Starts:

8:00 pm

(402)686-8316  |  OmahaFreedomFestival@gmail.com  |  #OmahaFreedomFestival

The Festival’s mission is to: Educate, Empower & Entertain the Omaha, Nebraska community about North Omaha culture while bringing awareness to local, social and business resources.