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Prairie Jazz Festival: August 27, 2016

The Praire Jazz Festival  promotes the enjoyment, appreciation, and awareness of professional jazz music in the splendid, open-air surroundings of Lincoln's rare and precious tallgrass prairie at Pioneers Park Nature Center. 

This is a Friends of Pioneers Park Nature Center event. All proceeds go towards the support of Pioneers Park Nature Center. 

About the Event

What to bring:

  • Dress casually and comfortably for a warm August day. 
  • Wear a hat, sunscreen and bug repellant.
  • Bring your own blanket or chair. 
  • Vendors will be cash or check only.

Please do NOT bring: 

  • Beverages of any kinds. Coolers and bags will be inspected at the ticket gate. Beer and wine will be sold on-site as well as soda and water. 
  • Glass containers of any kind.
  • Pets, except service dogs.
  • Smoking is not allowed. 
  • Audio and video recording is not allowed duirng the performances. 

Prepare to Walk: 

Plan for a leisurely walk on uneven ground. Wear walking shoes. Sandals and open-toed footwear are not recommended. Accomodations will be provided for person with disabilities. 

Last Minute Updates: 

Check LNKnaturecenter on facebook for up-to-date information. 

A indoor facility is on standby if needed due to weather. Ticket holders will be notified by email Friday if the event location is moved. 



Gates Open - 3:30 pm

Music Starts - 4:00 pm

Event Closes - 7:30 pm

In the News

2015 L Magazine Article

2015 Press Release

2015 Journal Star: Jazz and Prairie Meet 

Visit Nebraska


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