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Omaha Freedom Festival

Mark you calendars!

June 15, 2024

A Celebration of Juneteenth

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:  EducateEmpower & 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 sponsorspersonal 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.

When:

June 15, 2024
12 noon – 5 PM Concert 7 PM – Midnight

Where:

Malcolm X Outside Event Plaza
3448 Evans St. Omaha, NE 68111

The Countdown Has Begun

The clock is ticking and capacity is limited

DAYS
HOURS
MINUTES
SECONDS
  • Parade


    June 15




    10:00 am



    12:00 pm

    Details

    Date:
    June 15
    Time:
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Event Tags:

    Organizers

    Omaha NAACP
    NAACP
    Frankie Williams
    [email protected]
  • Festival

    June 15 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

    Festival Activities

    Family-friendly Activities

    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. Ticket holders may re-enter at 7:00pm VIP and general admission See FAQ.

    12-5:00PM

    Malcolm X Outdoor Event Plaza

    Host for the day Josh Jones, Music by DJ Chevy

    Catch the Main Stage festival activities

    12:30PM

    Main Stage

    Department of Black Studies

    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.

    12:30PM

    Main Stage

    DJ Houston Alexander Spinning

    12:30PM

    Kids Zone Stage

    Dell Nice

    Sings “Lift Every Voice”

    1:00PM

    Main Stage

    Laptops Raffled Away

    Ever ½ Hour

    1:30PM-4:30PM

    Kid Zone

    Bike Give Away with Helmets 

    Every Hour Starting at 1:00PM in the Kids Zone

    1:00PM-4:00PM

    Kids Zone

    Juanita City Council Women

    1:30PM

    Main Stage

    Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Presentation

    1:45PM

    Main Stage

    Poetry Contest Winners Announced

    Sponsored by Rotella’s Italian Bakery

    2:00PM

    Main Stage

    Car Raffle Giveaway

    Sponsored by Baxter Auto & American Family Insurance

    2:30PM

    Main Stage

    Josh Jones

    Hosts Open Mic

    3:00PM

    Main Stage

     Washer/ Dryer Giveaway

    Every ½ Hour

    1:30PM

    Kid Zone

    3448 Evans St, Omaha, NE 68111

Artists

  • North Omaha’s Greatest Film Maker: George P. Johnson

  • This is the cover image that goes with the following blog. The image depicts a birds-eye view of the Highlander Accelerator and the greenhouses.

    Breaking New Ground: How the Highlander Accelerator and 75 North are Reshaping Omaha’s Community

  • Multi-colored poster with black text reading "Meet the Star of North Omaha". A square of blue with an image of the North Omaha Star building. The poster is decorated with multi-colored stars and dots.

    Meet the Omaha Star – The Star of North Omaha

  • Nonprofits for North Omaha Businesses

  • Blog title is shown at the top and underneath are the logos of all the organizations listed in the blog.

    Champions of Change: The Organizations Shaping the Future of North Omaha

  • Blog Cover Art Showing Charlie Hall and the original Fair Deal Village building

    Charles S. Hall – The father of Soul food in North Omaha

Thank You to our Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

  • The Blog
  • Malcolm X: An Omaha Icon
  • Robert Smalls: From a Slave to a Congressman
  • North Omaha’s Legendary Beverly Blackburn
  • Community is Worship
  • North Omaha Healthcare: Then & Now
  • A Brief History of Juneteenth
  • First Black Own Businesses in Omaha
  • A Historical Secret Behind Grocery Stores in North Omaha
  • Lead Streets: Cleaning up North Omaha

Omaha Freedom Festival

Mark you calendars!

June 15, 2024

A Celebration of Juneteenth

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:  EducateEmpower & 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 sponsorspersonal 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.

When:

June 15, 2024
12 noon – 5 PM Concert 7 PM – Midnight

Where:

Malcolm X Outside Event Plaza
3448 Evans St. Omaha, NE 68111

The Countdown Has Begun

The clock is ticking and capacity is limited

DAYS
HOURS
MINUTES
SECONDS
  • Parade

    June 15 10:00 am 12:00 pm

    Details

    Date:
    June 15
    Time:
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Event Tags:

    Organizers

    Omaha NAACP
    NAACP
    Frankie Williams
    [email protected]
  • Festival

    June 15 @ 12:00 pm 5:00 pm

    Festival Activities

    Family-friendly Activities

    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. Ticket holders may re-enter at 7:00pm VIP and general admission See FAQ.

    12-5:00PM

    Malcolm X Outdoor Event Plaza

    Host for the day Josh Jones, Music by DJ Chevy

    Catch the Main Stage festival activities

    12:30PM

    Main Stage

    Department of Black Studies

    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.

    12:30PM

    Main Stage

    DJ Houston Alexander Spinning

    12:30PM

    Kids Zone Stage

    Dell Nice

    Sings “Lift Every Voice”

    1:00PM

    Main Stage

    Laptops Raffled Away

    Ever ½ Hour

    1:30PM-4:30PM

    Kid Zone

    Bike Give Away with Helmets 

    Every Hour Starting at 1:00PM in the Kids Zone

    1:00PM-4:00PM

    Kids Zone

    Juanita City Council Women

    1:30PM

    Main Stage

    Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Presentation

    1:45PM

    Main Stage

    Poetry Contest Winners Announced

    Sponsored by Rotella’s Italian Bakery

    2:00PM

    Main Stage

    Car Raffle Giveaway

    Sponsored by Baxter Auto & American Family Insurance

    2:30PM

    Main Stage

    Josh Jones

    Hosts Open Mic

    3:00PM

    Main Stage

     Washer/ Dryer Giveaway

    Every ½ Hour

    1:30PM

    Kid Zone

    3448 Evans St, Omaha, NE 68111

Artists

  • North Omaha’s Greatest Film Maker: George P. Johnson

  • This is the cover image that goes with the following blog. The image depicts a birds-eye view of the Highlander Accelerator and the greenhouses.

    Breaking New Ground: How the Highlander Accelerator and 75 North are Reshaping Omaha’s Community

  • Multi-colored poster with black text reading "Meet the Star of North Omaha". A square of blue with an image of the North Omaha Star building. The poster is decorated with multi-colored stars and dots.

    Meet the Omaha Star – The Star of North Omaha

  • Nonprofits for North Omaha Businesses

  • Blog title is shown at the top and underneath are the logos of all the organizations listed in the blog.

    Champions of Change: The Organizations Shaping the Future of North Omaha

  • Blog Cover Art Showing Charlie Hall and the original Fair Deal Village building

    Charles S. Hall – The father of Soul food in North Omaha