The Memorial Day celebration in La Vista starts today. Salute to Summer Festival spokesperson Mitch Beaumont the event officially starts with a Hometown Heroes event starting at 6 p.m. today.
Beaumont says, “We celebrate Memorial Day for a reason and that is for the men and women in our military that made that ultimate sacrifice. Our Hometown Heroes event is our ceremony to do that.”
The event will include a speaker from Offutt Air Force base, music and ROTC demonstrations.
Salute to Summer events continues Friday with a community cookout, car show, concert, carnival and fireworks display.
The Memorial Day parade is Saturday starting at 1 p.m. and the festival wraps up with a family pool party on Sunday.