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5 tips for making Jazz on the Green 2019 the best yet

Posted On Jul 1, 2019, 11:06 AM by Kamrin Baker

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing is a time for fun, funky, fresh (and FREE) entertainment for the whole community. We love that this annual summer series allows us to present some amazing artists to Omaha in a way that is exciting for the whole family!

In order to make your experience the best it can be, we’ve compiled some tips just for you.


A family sits in the park on a blanket with chairs and a cooler

Come prepared
Don’t forget to pack your sunblock, coolers, blankets, chairs and towels! Bring whatever necessities you may need—or whatever you may want that will make your time at JOTG one to remember. We’ve seen some pretty legit set-ups in the past, so don’t hold back!


A crowd of people gathers in a park

Arrive early
You won’t want to miss out on some preshow jams from student groups and combo bands. Plus, all the best seats go quickly. The park opens at 5 for seating, and the preshow entertainment starts at 6:30, so schedule accordingly.


Three girls share a balloon hat, smiling and laughing

Get ready to have some fun
Whether you’re kicking it in your dancing shoes, visiting area vendors or basking in the music, tonight will be a hit for the whole family! Be sure to visit the Omaha Performing Arts booth for free swag, information about our shows and a chance to win tickets! 


An aerial view of Turner Park

Park for free
For Jazz on the Green only, Midtown Crossing’s two parking garages are free from 5-11 PM. We want your evening to be as hassle-free as possible, so your car’s got it made in the shade.


Attendees dance in front of the Jazz on the Green stage and awning

Know the lay of the land
We don’t have too many rules, but keep in mind the following: blankets and chairs are welcome. Beer, wine and champagne are allowed in Turner Park, but please don’t bring hard liquor. Please keep all pets on a leash and remember to clean up after them. No smoking.

For more information on Jazz on the Green, click here.

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