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Salute to Summer Festival

May 27, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Salute to Summer Festival is held in La Vista on May 27 from noon to 10 p.m. around City Hall Campus. The parade will begin at noon and run along Park View Boulevard. The community cookout follows with free activities, fun challenges and entertainment will take place outdoors and indoors all day. Live music, food trucks, beer gardens, a car show and a unique drone and fireworks display will round out the evening. The fireworks and drone show will begin at 9:30 p.m. at Central Park Lakes. 


Noon – Parade starts (Park View Blvd)

Noon – Festival grounds opens

Noon – Food trucks & Main Stage Beer Garden opens

1 p.m. – Car Show & La Vista Keno Beer Garden opens

1:30 p.m. – FREE Community Cookout 

1:30 p.m. – Wildlife Encounters Show #1 (Kid’s Zone)

2 p.m. – Community Center Opens

2:30-4:30 p.m. – La Vista Gives: #LoveOurVets (City Hall Lobby)

3 p.m. – Main Stage opens; Wildlife Encounters Show #2 (Kid’s Zone); 

4 p.m. – Sing & dance with Mister K (Kid’s Zone stage)

5 p.m. – Magic Show (Kid’s Zone stage)

6 p.m. – Talent Show (Kid’s Zone stage)

9:30 p.m. – Fireworks and Drone Show


Main Stage performances

3 p.m. Guitars 4 Vets – Omaha

4 p.m. School of Rock

5 p.m. Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival

6:30 p.m. Matt Whipkey

8 p.m. Rhythm Collective

9:30 p.m. Fireworks/Drone Show


Kid’s Zone activities 

12-6 p.m. Virtual Reality Game Truck

12-6 p.m. Face Painting, Balloons

12-8 p.m. Chalk Art, Carnival games

2-6 p.m. Caricature Artist

1:30 p.m. Wildlife Encounters – show #1

3 p.m. Wildlife Encounters – show #2

4-4:30 p.m. Sing & dance with Mister K

5-5:40 p.m. Magic Show with Jered the Incredible

6-8 p.m. Talent Show


Community Center activities

2 p.m. Community Center opens; registration for Game-a-thon time slots open 

2-6 p.m. “Game-a-thon” (Game Room)

2-6 p.m. Pickleball (drop-in play) (Gymnasium)

2-9 p.m. Black Light 9 Square in the Air (racquetball court)

6-9 p.m. Gymnasium open play

9 p.m. Community Center closes


May 27, 2023
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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La Vista City Hall Campus
8116 Park View Blvd.
La Vista, Nebraska 68128
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