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Due to the recent Missouri River flooding, the current condition of the Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, and this summer’s projected Missouri River levels, officials from the City of Council Bluffs and the Iowa West Foundation have canceled Loessfest 2019.


Available Parking Lots:

B – Lewis & Clark Landing parking — located on S. 10th St. & Riverfront Dr. in Omaha, Nebraska

C – Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge parking — located outside the National Park Services, 601 Riverfront Dr. in Omaha, Nebraska

D – Gallup, Inc. – Corner of Riverfront Dr. & Gallup Dr. in Omaha, Nebraska — All Gallup parking is available for Loessfest events.

E – South River’s Edge Park parking — Just north of Harrah’s Casino, accessible from Harvey’s Blvd (9th Ave) and right onto Harrah’s Blvd.


I – Harrah’s Parking Garage – Available for Loessfest patron parking

Note: Lot A in CenturyLink Center is no longer available for Loessfest parking.

Driving Directions

Directions to Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park. Parking is also available on the Nebraska side of the river. See map above.

Driving South on I-29 (from Sioux City):

Driving North on I-29 (from Kansas City):

Driving West on I-80 (from Des Moines):

Driving East on I-480 (from Omaha):

Accessible Parking

Parking for disabled guests is available in all lots, however handicap parking is recommended in lot E and C. Shuttles and golf carts will assist disabled guests from lot E.

Lot C (at the base of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge on the Nebraska side) allows guests to access the park by crossing the bridge, which is handicap accessible.