Friday and Saturday, August 11th & 12th, 2017, Coventry Campus - just south of 204th & Q St.








Enhance the Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival Featuring Wine & Food Experts!



VIP Sessions


The 20170Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival is pleased to announce, because of such an overwhelming response, back for another year an opportunity to taste a vast selection of wine paired with delicious foods. These Wines will be combined with delicious hors d’oevres and food pairings prepared by some of the best area chefs.



Friday, August 11th

6:00 PM & 8:00 PM

Carrabba’s, Itallian Grill
By Landon Armstrong and Chef Jason Feregrino

Carrabba's in Omaha offers flavorful, handmade Italian dishes prepared to order in a lively exhibition kitchen. Guests enjoy Carrabba family recipes handed down for generations including crispy calamari, homemade lasagne and a variety of fresh fish, seafood and meats cooked over our wood-fired grill.

Saturday, August 12th

6:00 PM & 8:00 PM

801 Chop House, New York Steakhouse
By Sarah Wallace and Staff

801 Chophouse is located in the heart of Omaha’s Old Market, nestled inside The Paxton. Come enjoy a comfortable but upscale dining atmosphere with romantic lighting, dramatic finishes, and signature leather booths modeled after authentic New York steakhouses of the 1920s.


The FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE Sessions will be set up classroom style with wine glasses and conducted by Culinary Chefs, Vintners and Wine Experts. These sessions will involve flights of wine paired with food tasting. Mike Mancuso, Festival Manager, indicated “Because, we had such a great response last year, and people just loved the experience, we are doing it again.” Whether you are a wine connoisseur, wine lover or simply interested in trying something new, the Food and Wine Experience will offer a special interaction of chefs with wine tastings. It represents the culinary aspect of enjoying great wine and a fun way to discover the chemistry of life’s simplest indulgences!”













The VIP Session Package will be $39 per person in advance.

Please make your Reservation on your Session early for they will fill up quickly. ................... Session Package also includes admittance to the Festival.


More Information, Contact: Mike Mancuso and Joe Mancuso, Festival Manager

Produced By: Mid-America Expositions,Inc. (402) 346-8003

Nebraska Wine & Balloon Festival


Fleming’s, Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
By Josh Orsini and his Staff

Flemings has been with us from the beginning and has continuously performed beyond every ones expectations. Sells out every year. Josh Orsini and his staff will dazzle you with amazing offerings and delicious wine pairings!