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The all new Omaha Fire Fest Featuring the Midwest & Nebraska Championship Chili Cook-Off is coming to Omaha! The event is scheduled for August 23-24, 2019 at the Miller’s Landing on the Riverfront!

The Festival will feature delicious award-winning chili, BBQ and many other foods, hot area bands, and amazing fire demonstrations throughout the Festival.There will also be a Marketplace Village with one-of-a-kind Arts & Crafts and unique items ---as well as Fun for the Kids in the Kids Zone with Pony Rides, face painting, inflatable bounce and obstacle courses.

The Festival will be your chance to enjoy some of the area’s hottest and best bands performing throughout the Festival.

The Midwest & Nebraska Championship Chili Cook-Off will be taking place each day.The event is sanctioned by the ICS – International Chili Society.The winners will receive cash prizes and also quality for the World Championship Cook-Off later in the year in Des Moines Iowa.The contestants will come from all over the Midwest!Admission will include the opportunity to sample unlimited chili samples from the contestants while supplies last.The contestants will be competing in 3 categories – Homestyle Chili (with beans), Chili Verde (with green chili peppers), and Traditional Red Chili (with red chili peppers). The Festival will also have BBQ and other food options and vendors.There will be the Beer Garden which will also showcase many craft beers.In addition, the Wine Garden will be there so you can relax and enjoy the evening!

The Omaha Fire Fest is exciting!The “FIRE” will attract a lot of attention and is unique to this celebration! There will be Fire Demonstrations, Fire Performers and Dancing, Fire Art, and Water Fire Features.

Now Available General Admission Tickets for $5. The Festival also offers an Entrance Package (10) tickets for Chili, drinks and rides for the kids for just $15.00.

The Omaha Fire Fest Featuring the Midwest & Nebraska Championship Chili Cook-Off is open 5 PM until 11 PM on Friday, August 23rd and 3 PM until 11 PM on Saturday, August 24th at Miller’s landing on the Riverfront.The Festival is sponsored in part by Zaiss Company, Viamedia, iHeart Media, Rotella's, Kona Brewing Co. as well as many other companies that have stepped up to help make this a Great Event!

To order tickets and group sales, Call (402) 346-8003





7015 SPRING ST, OMAHA, NE68106-3518

(402) 346-8003

FAX (402) 346-5412

[email protected]


Venue Information

Millers Landing
151 Freedom Park Rd
Omaha, NE 68110

Organizer Information

Mid-America Expositions, Inc.

7015 Spring St
Omaha, NE 68106-3518
+1 (402) 346-8003

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