Downtown Summerlin® Launches New Lei Day Parade
Parade to pay homage to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Las Vegas, Nev. (April 2022) --- Downtown Summerlin® is excited to announce Lei Day, a new parade to celebrate and kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the rich heritage of the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands. This fun, colorful and visual parade is set for Sunday, May 1 at 6 p.m.
The parade, in partnership with BESTAgency, will feature local organizations including Nani ola Hawaiian dance company, Na hula o kaleiokapualani and Tevakanui Polynesian Dance Company.
Parade watchers will experience performances such as the Ancient Hula Kahiko accompanied by a chanter who tells the story; the free-flowing modern style of Hula Auana; the passion and pride of the Māori Haka; the rapid hip-shaking movements of the Tahitian Dances and much more!
“This marks a new parade addition for the property and one we are very excited to share with the community,” stated Halee Harczynski, senior director, marketing, Downtown Summerlin. “Working with these local organizations to understand and pay homage to the rich Asian Pacific culture has been inspiring. It’s a wonderful addition to our destination and one we hope everyone will attend to share in the Aloha spirit!”
The Lei Day parade takes place on Park Centre Drive. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the parade at 6:00 p.m. The parade is complimentary and open to the public.
For additional information, please visit www.summerlin.com or call Concierge at 702-832-1055.
About Downtown Summerlin®
Downtown Summerlin is part of a planned urban center, serving the entire Las Vegas Valley. It includes retail, entertainment, office, hotel and multi-family residential elements, all designed to create a vibrant, walkable urban core within the award-winning 22,500-acre Summerlin® master planned community. Downtown Summerlin totals nearly 400 acres and features more than 125 stores and restaurants in a streetscape-shopping environment with pedestrian thoroughfares and dynamic storefronts. The first phase of development opened to the public in October 2014. Today, Downtown Summerlin is also home to City National Arena, practice facility for the National Hockey League’s Vegas Golden Knights and Las Vegas Ballpark, a 10,000-capacity minor league baseball stadium. Downtown Summerlin boasts two Class-A office towers that encompass a combined 380,000 square feet in the heart of the retail epicenter with future expansions planned. In addition to Downtown Summerlin’s two luxury multi-family developments, Constellation and Tanager, additional attached residences are planned at Downtown Summerlin providing an inclusive community with an abundance of residential, optimal office space and connected walkability within the master plan creating an ideal destination unlike anything else. Additional information can be found at www.summerlin.com.