Fairview Park Summerfest
An extra evening of rides are part of the many new and exciting changes to the Fairview Park Summerfest, Thursday, June 26 to Sunday, June 29, at Bohlken Park. Stop by for a “sneak preview” of the new rides on June 26 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The official start of Summerfest is Friday, with an evening parade opening a weekend of fun, food, music, and rides. A hot air balloon, Metro Lift Flight, Dick Nicoloff Memorial Classic Car Show, CERT softball games, beer tent, pancake breakfast and spaghetti dinner are on the schedule as well.
Highlights of the Summerfest Events
Friday, June 27, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies immediately following Parade. Invocation by Rev. Dan Sewell, New Hope Reformed Church; National Anthem sung by members of the Fairview High School Scarlet Singers; Color Guard – American Legion Post 738.
Live Entertainment - Shady Drive Band w/ interlude by The Soul Men (Blues Brothers Tribute Band)
Life Flight Helicopter
Saturday, June 28, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Live Entertainment - Crooked River Band; Forecast (Contemporary Jazz); Wanted (Bon Jovi Tribute)
Hot Air Balloon (tentative)
Fireworks @ dusk
Sunday, June 30, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Republican Club Pancake Breakfast
Live Entertainment - Dan Zola Orchestra
Senior Center Bingo
Volunteers and sponsors are always needed to assist with the planning, running and funding of Summerfest. For more information on volunteering, or to become a Summerfest sponsor, contact fairviewsummerfest@gmail.
For additional information about scheduled Summerfest events, please visit fairviewsummerfest.com
Peggy Cleary is the Fairview Park Councilwoman-at-Large.