Omaha, Nebraska, is the heart of the midwest, right in the middle of the country. Omaha has a lot more to offer than many people realize, so it is often overlooked. Omaha is actually home to many exciting festivals and events
For music fans, there are several Omaha music festivals. The "Playing with Fire" music festival features funk, jazz, and blues artists from around the country and even some from around the world. For Indie fans, the MAHA music festival features Indie Rock artists from Omaha. The Hullabaloo Music and Camping Festival is a three day festival of live bands and DJs from many different genres of music. Attendees can camp for the duration of the three day festival in Sokol Park.
One of the largest outdoor Omaha events is the Summer Arts Festival. Omaha's Summer Arts Festival features the beautiful works of over a hundred different artists from around the nation. The festival also has many hands-on interactive activities for the whole family and a stage with continuous music playing. There are festivals in Omaha specifically for food lovers too. There is a Fried Food Festival Ribstock BBQ festival, and even a Sweet Corn Festival for a truly Nebraskan experience.