Summer Arts Festival held this weekend in new location at Aksarben Village

(Omaha, NE) -- The 48th annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival is this weekend and it will be held in a new location.

The festival will be held on June 10th, 11th, and 12th at its new home at Aksarben Village. After two years of online and hybrid events, Festival organizers say they're excited to be back in person in its new location. “Aksarben Village is a great location for the Omaha Summer Arts Festival and we are so excited to make this area our new home,” says Vic Gutman, OSAF founder and executive director. “With great amenities, ample free parking, exceptional green space and a more central location, Aksarben Village is going to breathe new life into the Festival. It’s a vibrant and active neighborhood and it’s going to completely change the ambiance of the event.”

Artworks of more than 130 professional juried artists from across the country will be featured. The Festival will also have live entertainment on two stages, a variety of local foods and beverages at the TasteFest, youth art activities including the 27th annual Young Artist Exhibition at Mammel Hall and a Children’s Fair in Stinson Park on Saturday and Sunday.

General festival hours are Friday from 11 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is free. Aksarben Village has a number of free parking garages that festival-goers can use when visiting the Festival. For a map of parking garage options click here. Additionally, there is free street parking available, as well as parking options at Baxter Arena.

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