Experience life wide open.
Our community is built from hometown values and civic pride, with thriving neighborhoods and opportunities to get involved, stay connected, and play an active role in living life wide open!
The people who live, work, and raise families in Hastings provide the spark our city needs to thrive and grow. Whether you are visiting for a brief moment in time, are searching for a place to call home, or are actively participating in the essence of Hastings, we thank you for being here. The positive role you play is what makes Hastings wide open with life-enriching possibilities!
Open your datebook
and plan a trip to Hastings.
Hastings welcomes you with quintessential Americana charm, offering unique shops, historic flair, rich culture, thriving sports, and plenty of entertainment to keep you busy living life wide open!
Explore 'Life Wide Open'
Open your front door
and get to know Hastings.
Living life wide-open is easier in a community with strong schools, safe streets, and opportunities to grow. Hastings offers this and so much more – with plenty of ways for you to stretch out and shine!
Live 'Life Wide Open'
Open your eyes to Hastings' business opportunities.
Doing business in Hastings puts you in touch with a high-quality work force, supportive economic development base, and plenty of room to build or expand. Our business community truly creates life wide open!
'Life Wide Open' Opportunities
Look for the van!
Find the ‘Life Wide Open’ van at these upcoming events around Hastings. Say ‘hello’ and grab a ‘Life Wide Open’ sticker or t-shirt. Don‘t forget to snap a photo and capture the memories you’re creating around Hastings!
View Details9Saturday, August 9Kool-Aid Days Grand Parade9:00 am - 10:00 amDowntown Hastings • 400 North Hastings
View Details24Sunday, August 24Melon Roast10:00 am - 4:00 pmBrickyard Park • Woodland Ave. & D St.
View Details27Saturday, September 27Melody Round-up Parade10:00 am - 11:00 amDowntown Hastings • 450 W 2nd St
Capturing ‘Life Wide Open’
Capture the spirit of Life Wide Open! Submit your photo and tell your friends – it's that easy! The photo with the most votes when the contest ends will win $350!Share Your Photos