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.
JUNE 17, 2023
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.
Kidz Zone / Family Activities, Educational / Community Info, Free Health Screenings, Vaccine Station, Local Artists / Musicians, Food & Beverage Vendors Available ($$) Each attendee including children must have a Day Pass accessible (physical or electronic) at entrance for check-in. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. All guests inside the fenced in festival grounds will depart the area by 5:00pm. Those staying for the Concert will need to re-enter and show their paid ticket for admission. VIP ticket holders may re-enter at 6:30pm and general admission at 7:00pm. See FAQ.
Catch the Main Stage festival activities
Cynthia L. Robinson, Ph.D. will Read The Emancipation Proclamation, a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, during the Civil War. The Proclamation changed the legal status of more than 3.5 million enslaved African Americans in the secessionist Confederate states from enslaved to free.
Sings “Lift Every Voice”
Juanita City council women
Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Presentation
Sponsored by Rotella’s Italian Bakery
Sponsored by Baxter Auto & American Family Insurance
Hosts Open MIC
DJ Houston Alexander Spinning
Every Hour Starting at 1:00pm in the Education Zone
Every Hour Starting at 1:00pm in the Kid Zone
Live Entertainment from National & Local Recording Artists to include: Muisiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings and Omaha's very own songbird, Enjoli with Timeless. Josh Jones, MC. DJ Chain, Concert DJ. Each attendee including children must have a Purchased Concert Ticket accessible (physical or electronic) at entrance for check-in. 7:00pm Admission. Concert starts at 8:00pm. Children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Premier Seating (max 4 per table, not reserved), Chair & Tented Table Provided, Free Buffet Style Food, Access to Top Shelf Bar ($$) 1 Ticket Per Attendee Needed For Entrance.
Standing Room Only. Food & Beverage vendors available ($$). 1 Ticket per Attendee Needed.
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.