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Street closures during Omaha Summer Arts Festival

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 17:15:37-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Some downtown streets are closed to traffic in the downtown-area as the 45th annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival is about to get underway.

The following street closures started at noon Thursday:

  • Mike Fahey Street from 10th to 14th Streets
  • 13th Steet from Cuming to Cass
  • 12th Street from Mike Fahey Street to CHI Health Center parking lot entrance

The closings will run through Sunday, June 9th at 11:59 p.m.Metro Bus riders are encouraged to call 402-341-0800 for more information on how the street closings will affect their routes.

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The Omaha Summer Arts festival moved to the temporary location alongside TD Ameritrade Park as the Gene Leahy Mall renovations are ongoing. It's about a half-mile directly north of the festival's usual setting on Farnam Street.

The move is expected for the 2019, 2020 and 2021 festivals with a return to Farnam Street in 2022.

The festival runs June 7-9.

Here's a schedule for the events:

Artists' market
Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday: 10am–8pm
Sunday: 10am–4pm

World Music Pavilion stage
Friday: noon-11pm
Saturday: 11am–11pm
Sunday: 11am–4pm

Children's fair
Saturday: 10am–6pm
Sunday: 10am–4pm

Tastefest
Friday: 11am-9pm
Saturday: 10am-9pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

Art collectors in training
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm