FREE Southern-style Zydeco Festival
Saturday, June 22
Turner Park at Midtown Crossing
Free & open to the public; family-friendly; dog-friendly
Headliner C.J. Chenier, a crowd favorite in 2016; C.J. Chenier is the son of the late, great King of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier. C.J. has been playing since he was a teenager - influenced by an eclectic mix of funk, soul, jazz and Motown. A legend in his own right, C.J. has received national attention on CNN, VH-1 and in Entertainment Weekly, and toured with Paul Simon
Opening act and local zydeco band The Prairie Gators (check them out on YouTube); and
Supporting act Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys.
Now in its 5th year, the Zydeco Festival is a regional music festival, featuring the finest and most treasured musical artists from the New Orleans, Louisiana region.
Come hungry! Midtown Crossing restaurants set up booths in Turner Park and offer delicious takes on Cajun and creole food favorites. Past menu selections have included alligator on a stick, a crawfish boil, jambalaya and more!
Attendees are welcome and encouraged to bring: blankets and chairs, sunscreen and flat shoes. Please leave the following at home: tents/tarps/stakes, open flames and hard liquor.
Midtown Crossing offers convenient and secure parking for more than 3,000 vehicles, including 3 hours of garage parking free with validation! Click here for details.
Nestled in the heart of Midtown Crossing, Omaha's iconic seven-acre Turner Park is home to more than 150 events each year. Click here for a complete listing of upcoming events. Click here to subscribe to receive the Hello Midtown newsletter, featuring information about events, as well as retailer news and specials!