Your Ultimate Guide to Grab-and-Go Delights at Jazz on the Green

Summertime in Omaha means dining al fresco, and there’s no better place to enjoy a picnic than Turner Park during Jazz on the Green. This annual event transforms the park into a picnicking paradise with fabulous foods, drinks, and idyllic spots to lay out your spread. To make your concert night as seamless and delightful as possible, Midtown Crossing’s restaurants offer an array of grab-and-go options that cater to every taste. Here’s your ultimate guide to the best grab-and-go dinner, drinks, and treats before, during and after the concert! 

Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery: Your Picnic Essential Partner 

Need a bottle of wine, cheese, and crackers? Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery has you covered. They offer an impressive selection of sparkling waters, sweet nibbles, and everything else you might need to complete your picnic basket. Jazz on the Green and Wohlner’s is truly the perfect pair for a magical evening. 

Stories Coffee Company: Sip and Savor 

Kick off your Jazz on the Green experience with a stop at Stories Coffee Company. Their summer menu features delightful drinks like Blue Raspberry Matcha, Salted Caramel Cold Brew with Vanilla Cold Foam, and a refreshing Watermelon Kiwi Refresher. For a protein boost, try their Protein Latte, customizable with mocha or caramel. Feeling adventurous? Indulge in their cocktail menu with favorites like the Espresso Martini or the Chai Chai Slide. Whether you’re grabbing a drink before the concert or taking a break during, Stories Coffee Company is the perfect spot to relax and refresh. 

Smokin’ Oak: Ultimate Pizza Picnic 

For the ultimate pizza picnic, Smokin’ Oak is your go-to. Order your favorite pizza and pick it up on your way into the park. Call ahead to reserve a patio spot overlooking Turner Park for the best view. They’re open until midnight, serving up adult juice boxes from their self-pour tap wall and picnic-friendly canned wine and seltzers. It’s everything you need for a delicious and fun evening with friends and family. 

Ray’s Wings: Wing Night Done Right 

Jazz on the Green is the perfect time to swing by Ray’s Wings for some mouthwatering takeout food and drinks. Enjoy a 10% discount on Thursdays, making it the ideal night to treat yourself and your friends to the best wings in town. Make your concert night extra special with Ray’s Wings. 

Proof Whiskey Bar & Craft Cocktails: Perfect Patio Vibes 

Enhance your Jazz on the Green experience with a visit to Proof Whiskey Bar & Craft Cocktails. Nestled on the scenic patio overlooking Turner Park, Proof offers the perfect setting before, during, or after the concert. Enjoy 25% off everything (excluding retail) during Happy Hour from 3-7pm. Savor special $6 house & bourbon Old Fashioneds and $10 Barrel Pick Old Fashioneds from 3-Midnight. Take the magic home with $15 bottles of wine, $4 cans of beer, and to-go cocktails. 

Pickleman’s: Gourmet Sandwiches and more on the Go 

Who doesn’t love a gourmet, freshly prepared sandwich? Pickleman’s on Farnam Street makes it easy to pick up a delicious meal for your entire group before, during, or after the concert. Order ahead and enjoy 15% off select sandwiches (#5, #11, and #17). No hassle, no mess—just pure sandwich bliss. 

Pa Mas Taqueria and Grill: Spice Up Your Night 

Swing by Pa Mas Taqueria and Grill on concert day for delicious summer fare. Their beautiful outdoor patio in midtown overlooks Turner Park, providing the perfect backdrop for an evening with friends and family. For those looking for take-out, Pa Mas makes it easy with freshly prepared fajitas, chips and guacamole, and a to-go Margarita kit complete with glasses, ice, and a half gallon of delicious margarita. Yum! 

Graze Craze: Charcuterie Perfection 

Jazz on the Green and Graze Craze are truly the winning combination. Reserve a patio spot overlooking scenic Turner Park and enjoy their charcuterie hot spot and wine bistro. Pick up picnic-ready charcuterie platters and boxes for any size group or choose from their convenient Grab & Go options. Don’t forget the wine seltzers! 

Cold Stone Creamery: Sweet Summer Treats 

Indulge in a delightful and creamy summer treat at Cold Stone Creamery’s booth on the south end of Turner Park. Stop by for their freshly made, premium ice cream churned with the finest ingredients. Each flavor is expertly made and mixed with a signature topping, making your concert experience even sweeter with a dessert from Cold Stone Creamery. 

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Special Hawaiian Luau Pop-Up: August 1st!   

Join us for a special Hawaiian Luau Pop-Up during Jazz on the Green on August 1st! Immerse yourself in vibrant island vibes with delicious Hawaiian cuisine, live music, and festive fun. 

Jazz on the Green is not just about the music; it’s about the entire experience. With these fantastic grab-and-go options, you can make your concert night extra special. So, gather your friends, pack your picnic, and head to Turner Park for a night of great food, refreshing drinks, and unforgettable jazz! 

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