Big Red Welcome Street Festival

Big Red Welcome Street Festival

Ariel view of the Big Red Welcome Street Festival

Sunday, August 25, 2024
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Memorial Stadium Loop (14th and Vine streets)

At the Street Festival (presented by the Nebraska Army National Guard), hundreds of student organizations, campus departments, sports clubs, non-profits and local businesses host booths to welcome you to campus with freebies, food and opportunities to get connected. The Street Festival is part of Big Red Welcome.

Presented By:

Nebraska Army National Guard
A student throwing a football at a festival booth
  • A large group of students approaching a booth to get t-shirts
  • A student testing his strength by lifting weights  at the Rec Center's booth
  • Students talking to a vendor at a table
  • A group of students checking out red and white striped coveralls at a booth
  • Students petting a labradoodle
  • A couple of students hunched over eating watermelon

Vendor Details and Registration Information

Booth Registration

Registration opens mid-May 2024 and closes in mid-August. A $25 fee is applied to late registrations.

The cost per booth is as follows:

Businesses $500
Non-profit organizations $250
University departments $50
Recognized Student Organizations $20


Booth Details and Dimensions

Booth space is available in 12'x12' blocks, and you may purchase up to three booths. We will furnish an 8'x30" table and two chairs with each booth purchase; however, we will not provide dividers, backdrops or table coverings.

Utilities Access

Since the Big Red Welcome Street Festival presented by Nebraska Army National Guard will be held outside, there will be limited electrical hookups available. If you are requesting electricity, there will be an additional $25 fee. Booths that have access to electricity (15/20amp 120v) are marked on the map with a lightning bolt.

Refund Policy

The Big Red Welcome Street Festival is an outdoor event. NSE will not issue refunds for booth space if the event is cancelled due to weather.