Bellevue Rocks The Riverfront Festival

JUNE 8-11, 2023


What are the dates and location of the Bellevue Rocks! Riverfront Festival

Answer: The 3rd Annual Bellevue Rocks! Riverfront Festival will be held at American Heroes Park in Bellevue on June 8-11, 2023.

What time does Bellevue Rocks Start?

Answer: Gates will be open from 4pm to 10:30pm on June 8th, 9th and 10th. The festival will be open until midnight, but no one will be able to enter the park after 10:30pm.

Gates will be open noon – 5pm on June 11th. 

What is the address of American Heroes Park?

Answer: American Heroes Park is located just north of the Bellevue Toll Bridge off of Mission Avenue on the banks of the Missouri River in Bellevue, Nebraska. The official address is: 41°08’23.”N 95°53′.”W, County Hwy H10, Bellevue, NE 68005

What is not allowed to be brought in to the Bellevue Rocks! Riverfront Festival?

Answer: The festival will be implementing a clear bag policy similar to most concerts and sporting events. Although event attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets or lawn chairs, the following items will not be allowed into the park:

  1. Outside alcohol
  2. Guns, knives or other weapons
  3. Coolers of any size
  4. Backpacks
  5. Large Purses

All bags may be subject to search by the Bellevue Police Department or hired security.

Where is the parking for this event?

Answer: There will be parking at American Heroes Park and at Haworth Park to the south. There will also be additional parking in Olde Towne Bellevue with  shuttle buses running from the First Baptist Church at the intersection of Mission Avenue and Hancock Street.

What Bands are performing and at what time?


  •  Thursday, June 8th – Military Appreciation and Family night which will feature music from popular local bands (Shenanigan’s and High Heel) and the first night of the fabulous, large and family friendly, Heart of America Carnival
  • Friday, June 9th – Amazing music from nationally known tribute band Yellow Brick Road (Elton John Tribute) and the popular music of “The 70’s Band”.
  • Saturday, June 10th – Bellevue is proud to welcome the popular and nationally known platinum-selling artist Uncle Kracker to our community. We are also very pleased that the regional popular Chad Lee Band will be rocking the stage before Uncle Kracker’s performance.


Will there be Fireworks this year?

Answer: There will be no fireworks at Bellevue Rocks! this year in order to enhance the parking & traffic flow for the festival. The fireworks had to be moved last year to well behind the Haworth softball fields & the fireworks were too far away to enhance the celebration as much as it did in years past. 

Will there be Shuttle Buses and Uber/Lyft lanes?

Answer: There will be Shuttle Buses picking up from different locations throughout the night and dropping attendees off near the entrance gate. Please stay tuned for locations as the event comes closer.

There will also be an Uber/Lyft pickup and drop off area near the BJSA Football Fields at American Heroes Park

Will pets be allowed?

Answer: There will be no pets allowed in the festival area except for service animals.

When will the Carnival Open and what are the prices to ride the carnival rides:

Answer: We are excited to have the Heartland of America Carnival this year at the Bellevue Rocks! Festival. Carnival will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 11pm and on Sunday from Noon to 5pm. There will be over 25 rides and many more Carnival games and activities available this year. All Day Ride Wristbands will be available for $25 per person on Thursday and $35 per person on Friday and Saturday. There will also be individual ride tickets available for purchase. All wristbands and tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

Will there be an ATM and will Credit Cards be accepted?

Answer: There will be at least one ATM available on site and this year credit cards will be accepted at the Beer Garden and Carnival. Cash may be needed for individual vendors. 

How much does it cost to attend the Bellevue Rocks! Riverfront Festival?

Answer: There is no admission cost to attend the festival and listen to the music although donations will be accepted at the gate. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and there is a cost to ride the carnival rides or participate in the carnival games.