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Farnam Festival is a free event open to the puclic held on 40TH & farnam street !

The Blackstone Farnam Festival is focused on celebrating the Blackstone District it’s patrons, and all of the business’s that have made this district their home. This year’s event will feature a diverse musical lineup featuring local and national acts, craft beers from local breweries, unique food options, and much more.


Farnam Festival 2019

Our mission is simple - Support & Celebrate Our Local Businesses. Our goal is to say thanks and have a party!

The Blackstone Farnam Festival is an annual event organized by members of the Blackstone Business Improvement District and the Blackstone Business Association.





Located in the heart of the Blackstone district, Farnam Festival returns on September 21, 2019. Gather with the growing Blackstone community and celebrate the neighborhood with a day full of music, food, beer and tailgating from 10 AM - 11 PM.

FOOTBALL tailgate party

Taking it to the street! To kick of the day, join us for the biggest tailgate in town! We will be live streaming the Nebraska vs. Illinois on a 40 ft. on-stage screen.


Participate in yard games and test out your spelling skills at the Adult Spelling Bee. If you just want to hang out and relax, there will be an assortment of local beers in our Beer Garden and plenty of local food vendors. Enter your pup in the Amateur Dog Show and compete in the finals during halftime.



10:00 AM // Blackstone Amatuer Dog Show

TBD // Husker Tailgate party

Half Time // Dog Show finals

2:00 PM // Games, Beer Garden & Food

3:00 PM // adult Spelling Bee

4:00 - 5:00 PM // Tyrone Storm

5:00 - 6:00 PM  // the sunks

6:30 - 7:15 PM  // Stathi

7:45 -  9:00 PM // Jack McLaughlin

9:30 PM - 11:00 PM // Rock & Roll Suicide playing Huey Lewis “Sports” album


JUne 2018

Farnam Fest is a great opportunity to celebrate the Blackstone District and all of its success!  We are proud to be partners in a neighborhood that strongly supports local business.

Adrian Hernandez   //  Vice President Dundee Bank 




Get Involved

Volunteer opportunities

It's easier than you think to get involved.  We are looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of the day. If you want to be a part of team and get a free shirt then click the button and let the fun begin.



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