Las Vegas has so many things happening every day and most websites will tell you about the shows and the concerts, because they want to sell you a ticket. Those are the easy things to find out about. We want to tell you about events that, we feel, will make your next trip to Las Vegas the best trip ever. We're always scouring the web to find out what's going on. So, check back frequently, especially just before your trip, to get the most up-to-date information available. Also, if you know of an event that's not listed here, hop over to our contact page and let us know about it. When you go to one of the events we listed , tell them Las Vegas For Beginners sent you. By the way, click these links to "The Strip & Nearby" or "Beyond the Strip" or "Shopping" for some more great things to do on your visit to our favorite city. Be sure and check our "Comedy Calendar" page for a great lineup of comedy performers coming to our favorite city.

(P/D) = Projected Date and subject to change. We'll update the event's information as quickly as possible.

 "Be a traveler, don't be a tourist." Anthony Bourdain

Recurring Events:

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Farmers Market - Every Tuesday at Gardens Park, every Wednesday at Trent Park (2:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.) and 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month at Floyd Lamb Park, and every Thursday at the Springs Preserve (10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.).

1st Friday Downtown - Every month, 5:00 - 11:00 P.M. Artists, Music, Food, Roos-N-More Zoo, a great time. Location map HERE.

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Cars and Coffee - Every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Sansone Park Place shopping center (215 and Eastern) (MAP) - Meet up with your fellow auto enthusiasts where hundreds of proud drivers from the Las Vegas area congregate to enjoys some cars and coffee. The event is FREE, you get to pay for your coffee.

Fresh52 - A Farmers & Artisan Market taking place in an open air setting every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The market will feature vendors with pesticide-free seasonal produce, fresh baked goods, gourmet olive oils, salsas, spices, sauces, fruits, nets and handmade modern crafts. For the most up-to-date information on upcoming events, take a look at their Facebook page HERE.
The Las Vegas Market schedule is:
Fridays - 3 pm-7 pm at Whole Foods in Town Square 6689 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Saturdays - 9 am - 2 pm at Tivoli Village 302 S. Rampart (Fall hours are 8 am-4 pm)
Sundays - 8:30 am - 1 pm at Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern (Directions to 9500 S. Eastern)

The Smith Center - Always a great schedule with concerts, Broadway shows, one-man shows, orchestra, most anything you could want. If you click HERE, you'll be taken to their events listing.  You can check the schedule in the upper right corner of the page, and if an event is scheduled, you'll see a gray box around the date. Or, check the left side of the page and click what type of performance you interested in.  For directions to The Smith Center, go HERE. Update: We now have Smith Center events listed on this page!

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Las Vegas 51's -  Baseball is in season in 2015 in our favorite city from April 9 - September 7. Come by and get your baseball fix with the minor league team of the New York Mets playing at Cashman Field. There's always a promotion of some sort going on, just click HERE to see the list. Affordable ticket prices are to be had for  $10.00 to $25.00 (+ Fees) each (subject to change) and will be available in March, 2015. Check their downloadable 2015 game schedule HERE to see who the 51s are playing while you're in town. Big League weekend is March 15 - 16 and the Chicago Cubs are returning to play the New York Mets (the 51's Major League affiliate team). The Cubs have sold out 14 games in the last 9 seasons they've had Big League Weekend, so get your tickets early.

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The Walking Gourmet "Culinary Mystery Tours" - This concept is intriguing to us. The tour is a food tasting experience taking place in either Mandalay Bay or The Palazzo/Venetian. You will visit 4-5 restaurants per tour, with 2-4 tastings of incredible food (appetizers, entrees, desserts, etc.) and cocktails per stop, lasting 3-3.5 hours in the afternoon.  The tours are all-inclusive (except for any tip you would like to give your professional tour guide). Tours are available at Mandalay Bay each Monday & Thursday (2:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.) and The Palazzo/Venetian available on Friday & Saturday (2:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.). Tours pricing is from $199.00 per person (remember-it's 100% inclusive-not a bad price).

Coupla "Date Night" - This was another interesting idea. A "Date Night" for groups of couples. Nothing to plan, just show up. Many of their events get you away from the usual, and the prices are very inexpensive ($15 - $40 per couple on the events we were looking at). Nothing dicey, just good fun. Take a look and see if anything is planned during your trip.

Downtown Las Vegas Food Tour - This walking tour takes place near 3rd & Fremont Street (your exact starting location will be provided on ticket purchase) Fridays and Saturdays in February tours last from 1:00 to 3:30 P.M. Starting March and lasting through December, tours run Tuesdays - Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Tour stops can be found on their linked page. You can indulge in tasty food samplings while learning about downtown Las Vegas landmarks. Limited to 12 people per tour, tickets are $59 for adults and $39 for children 12 & under. All food tastings and the guided tour are included with your ticket, so wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Banger Brewing Tours - Learn how they brew their favorite craft beers and about the fresh ingredients that Banger uses. Banger's free tours are limited to 6 people per tour (21 and older) Go to the linked page to see the calendar and check for availability. Tours are scheduled for 1:00, 3:00, 6:00, 8:00, and 10:00 P.M. (Check the calendar for available times as all tours are not available on all days.) Location map (450 Fremont Street inside the Neonopolis Complex, near Slotzilla) and directions for parking HERE.

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August, 2015

August 1 - 3 - Las Vegas Paracon will be returning for another three day convention weekend for paranormal enthusiasts from all over the world, but this year it will be held in Goldfield, Nevada (about 185 miles from Las Vegas).  Mark your calendars, because if it doesn't return to our favorite city in 2016, we will not list it again. You'll get to meet and hear speakers from television and the paranormal community, shop vendors, and participate in workshops. In 2013, SyFy network was there filming for one of their television programs-you just can't predict what will happen there.

August 1 - 6 - Black Hat USA will return to Las Vegas. The conference had its best year in 2013 with over 7,500 people attending and in 2015 the event should be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center (Not confirmed yet). This conference has provided attendees with the very latest in information security research, development, and trends.

August 3 - Dive In Movie Mondays at Cosmopolitan's Blvd Pool at 7:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.) Hotel guests are complimentary, all others $5.00. Tonight's movies are The Amazing Spiderman & The Dark Knight Rises.

August 4 - 9 - Hot August Nights is to return to the Reno/Sparks area. This event is open to all 1976 and older classic cars pickup trucks and emergency vehicles. There will be a car show, vendors, drag races, concerts, cruises, poker run, poker walk, and a parade. In 2013, over $100,000 was awarded in prizes for Best of Show and Ultimate Best of Show. This up-and-coming event sounds like a great time for car enthusiasts, but you'll have to plan accordingly since it's not in the Las Vegas Area and is about 7 hours (450 Miles +/-).

August 6 - 9 - Def Con 23 will return to Vegas and will be at Paris/Bally's this year. Def Con is one of the oldest (originally started in 1993) and largest continuous running hacker conventions

August 6 - 9 - Creation Entertainment presents the 14th annual Star Trek Convention at the Rio hotel. The event will feature many Star Trek celebrities (at the 2014 convention, there were over 100) including William Shatner for the first time, at the main stage theater. There will also be Star Trek fan panels, programming that focuses on Star Trek science, auctions and trivia competitions. A large vendor room will feature all the collectibles you're looking for and celebrity booths where you'll have a chance to meet some of your favorite character actors.

August 8 - Superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough bring their high energy dance production MOVE LIVE ON TOUR to The Venetian Theatre. A complete stage production with sets, costumes, dancers, the Houghs will headline in solo, duet, and group performances. Tickets are $49.95/$69.95/$79.95

August 9 - 12 - Magic Live, celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Magic Magazine, will be held in Las Vegas at The Orleans Hotel & Casino (and there is a special rate for attendees). This yearly celebration of all things magic will be a treat, and registration is open now. They believe a big part of magic is surprise, so they do not release a list of performers or presenters prior to the convention. You'll just have to go and be surprised.

August 10 - Dive In Movie Mondays at Cosmopolitan's Blvd Pool at 7:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.) Hotel guests are complimentary, all others $5.00. Tonight's movies are The Sandlot & Major League.

August 11 - 16 - Las Vegas Film Festival will return for another year of amazing year. Location for the festival will be announced soon.

August 13 - 16 (PD) - SOE Live should return to Planet Hollywood. SOE Live is an annual community fan event celebrating all Sony Online Entertainment. This is the ultimate gathering of the SOE community and gives gamers the opportunity to celebrate their favorite free-to-play games including:DC Universe™ Online, Dragon’s Prophet, EverQuest®, EverQuest II, PlanetSide®2, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes®, and the highly-anticipated EverQuest Next Landmark and EverQuest Next. There will be social events, developer panel discussions, game-themed events, access to beta programs, premium swag and more.

August 13 - 22 - American Poolplayers Association will hold their National Team Championships in our favorite city. The event will be held at the Riviera Hotel (just as their May event) and is billed as the world's largest amateur pool tournament. There will be Open 8 & 9-Ball, Ladies 8-Ball, Jack & Jill Championship, and the Masters Championship.

August 14 - 16 - Hello Kitty's Supercute Friendship Festival makes its way to the Orleans Arena (Festival Website). The festival is an interactive musical and lifestyle event for friends of all ages. There will be multi-stage live performances, interactive exhibits, art, fashion, photo opportunities, collectibles and more. Tickets are $19.00 for youth general admission (3 - 12 yrs), $29.00 for adult general admission. VIP Tickets are $89.00 Red Bow VIP and $189 for Platinum Bow VIP. VIP gets you 1 hour early admission and character opportunities. Show times are Friday - 7:00 P.M., Saturday - 2:00 P.M. or 7:30 P.M., and Sunday - 12:00 P.M.

August 17 - Dive In Movie Mondays at Cosmopolitan's Blvd Pool at 7:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.) Hotel guests are complimentary, all others $5.00. Tonight's movies are Clueless & Breakfast at Tiffany's.

August 24 - National Waffle Day is today. If you're in Las Vegas, there are many places where you can celebrate with a fine plate of waffles.

August 24 - Dive In Movie Mondays at Cosmopolitan's Blvd Pool at 7:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.) Hotel guests are complimentary, all others $5.00. Tonight's movies are Hotel Transylvania & Paranorman.

August 27 - An Executive Chef Classroom will be held in the Tuscany Kitchen at Bellagio. This class is titled "Back to School". These once-a-month classes, taught by Bellagio Executive Chef Edmund Wong, show you how to prepare a great three-course meal and then you have the opportunity to enjoy the meal, along with its delicious wine pairing. Tickets are $135 per person and may be purchased by calling the Bellagio Concierge at 866-906-7171.

August 30 - September 7 - Burning Man returns to the Black Rock Desert where you'll find a community dedicated to art, self-expression, and self-reliance. The interesting thing about Burning Man is that you'll have almost 50,000 people show up for this colorful event, and when it's over, no trace will be left behind that they were there. Take a read about Burning Man HERE.

August 31 - Dive In Movie Mondays at Cosmopolitan's Blvd Pool at 7:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.) Hotel guests are complimentary, all others $5.00. Tonight's movies are Kung Fu Panda & Kung Fu Panda 2.

September, 2015 

September 1 - Labor Day in Las Vegas. There will be much to do this day. Concerts, pool parties, food. You'll need to plan your day to take it all in.

September 1 - 7 - Burning Man continues in the Black Rock Desert where you'll find a community dedicated to art, self-expression, and self-reliance. The interesting thing about Burning Man is that you'll have almost 50,000 people show up for this colorful event, and when it's over, no trace will be left behind that they were there. Take a read about Burning Man HERE.

September 5 - Wine Walk at Town Square (Just South of Mandalay Bay). Sample up to 20 different wines supporting local charity New Vista. The event runs 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $34.84/$43.24

September 5 - 7 - Sabakon (Formally Known As Anime Day Vegas) will be held at the Alexis Park Resort. This late-spring event is held so that Anime lovers of Las Vegas can spend time together while waiting for the bigger Anime conventions in the fall season.There will be exhibitors, artists, panels, games, guests, bands, video game tournaments, music and much more. You can save a little by registering early over Day-Of Registration. See all the registration information HERE. Children 6 and younger may attend for free.

September 7 - Dive In Movie Mondays at Cosmopolitan's Blvd Pool at 7:00 P.M. & 9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.) Hotel guests are complimentary, all others $5.00. Tonight's movies are Rango & Life of Pi.

September 7 - 12 - The World Wrestling Championships, the first qualifying event for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, will be held at the Orleans Arena. It's the first time a world championship event for wresting will be held in Las Vegas. The event starts each day at 10:00 A.M. and tickets will be available closer to the event. The Orleans if offering Room and Ticket Packages that can be booked now.

September 10 - 13 - Las Vegas Bellydancing Intensive & Festival at the Flamingo and the Clark County Library Theater.  Whether you are a dancer, or just curious, there will be much information and entertainment during this four day extravaganza. There will be 38 instructors teaching over 80 classes on bellydancing. There will be vendors, a dance festival, shows, a contest and a cocktail party. 

September 11 -  13 - CK Shows Coin and Currency shows will be held at Palace Station near the Strip. (MAP). If you are a numismatist and want to visit a Vegas-sized show, here you are! You'll find vendors, clubs, seminars and more. Ticket price is $3.00, but you can find a coupon for free admission on the site. Palace Station also offers a special event room rate you can find on the main event website. Hours are Friday - Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

September 12 - 13 (PD) - 25th Annual Ho'olaule'a Pacific Islands Festival presented by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club should return to nearby Henderson. The event will be held at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 South Water Street from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and this event is FREE. There will be two stages of entertainment, the Amphitheater and the Convention Center lawn. There will be craft, commercial, and food vendors, a health fair and children's craft area. Map & Directions HERE.

September 12 - 16 - The best Mexican Independence Day celebrations this side of the Rio Grande will take place in our favorite city. You will find Mexican cuisine, music concerts, comedians, and  Mariachi bands. Find a great listing of events HERE.

September 15 - 20 - San Gennaro Feast, returns to at 4245 S Grand Canyon Drive (MAP) (In front of Sears, J C Penney's and Kohls). The feast and the celebration of the Saint Gennaro. The best Italian food and entertainment this side of Naples will be available for these four days. They'll have ethnic foods, rides, and national acts every hour on the main stage. General Admission is $9.00, and $8.00 for Seniors (65+) and Military. Children under 54" are FREE. Ride tickets are purchased on site. Really nice, new website!

September 16 - The biggest cyclocross race in America: CrossVegas will return to the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, just minutes from the Strip. This event attracts an increasingly elite field of U.S. and foreign racers as well as over 10,000 spectators. If you're a fan of competitive cycling, this is an event you'll enjoy.

September 18 - 20 - The Vampire Diaries Official Convention will be held at The Rio Suites Hotel. At this early date, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley (Damon and Stefan Salvatore) are listed to show along with Steven R. McQueen (Jeremy Gilbert), Michael Trevino (Tyler Lockwood), Zach Roerig (Matt Donovan) and Michael Malarkey, Michah Parker and Sebastian Roche of The Vampire Diaries. Keep checking back as more details are added.

September 18 - 20 - The Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It's a good while away, so there's nothing on the website yet. Just keep checking back with us.

September 18 - 19 - Las Vegas Pride will hold their annual parade and festival and Bally's is the host hotel.

September 19 (PD) - The 25th Annual Las Vegas International Mariachi Festival should return to Planet Hollywood's Axis Theater. The longest running (established in 1991) annual Hispanic Entertainment event in the City of Las Vegas. We keep looking, but nothing definite yet. Keep checking with us as we'll update as we get some information.

September 19  - Mountainman Events presents the Las Vegas Triathlon at Boulder Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There are two versions of this event: The Sprint or The Olympic.
The Olympic or Relay has a starting time of 6:45 A.M.has a 1.5K swim, a 40K bike and a 10K run.
The Spring or Relay has a starting time of 7:00 A.M. with a 0.75K swim, a 20K bike and a 5K run.
The swim will take place in Lake Mead with a water temperature expected to be around 76 Degrees (F). The Bike will be entirely within the Lake Mead National Park with low traffic and wide bike lanes. The Run will be entirely within the Lake Mead National Park with low traffic.

September 18 - 19 - I Heart Radio Music Festival. This was a HUGE music event, hosted at MGM Grand, and it will return in 2015. An article HERE talks about the MGM Resorts village on September 19.

September 19 - 20 - The Las Vegas Southwestern Women's Expo rolls into the Cashman Center (850 Las Vegas Blvd N.)for two special days where you can be pampered and shop till your heart's content. You'll be able to sample great food, watch fashion shows, enjoy seminars, relax and be entertained about things
relating to your health, life, and well being. The Expo is open 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday and 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. on Sunday. Admission is $7.00 with children 12 and under FREE.

September 20 - The Biggest Loser Run/Walk Race Series takes place in our favorite city. There will be a Half Marathon/5K available along with a One Mile Fun Run for the Kids Fit Foundation at 11:00 A.M. The Half-Marathon starts at 7:00 A.M. and the 5K starts at 7:30 A.M. Each registered participant and finisher will receive a nice "Swag Bag" with one-of-a-kind memorabilia. If you don't want to participate in the run, there will be lectures available on fitness and nutrition. Half Marathon registration is $75.00/$80.00/$90.00 and the 5K registrations is $40.00/$45.00/$50.00 (Dependant on the date of registration).

 

 

 

September 21 - Downtown Brew Festival at the Clark County Amphitheater (500 S. Grand Central Parkway) (MAP) should return. After being sold out last year, this is an event you want to attend if you love your beer. You'll find over 150 craft beers from over 50 breweries, live entertainment, music, and food trucks. You must be 21 or over to attend the event and they do require a valid photo ID. Ticket Pricing in the past was: $35 Presale, $45 at the door (6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.) - Early Entry Pricing is $45 Presale, $55 at the door (5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.) and the VIP Pavilion is $65 Presale, $75 at the door (5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.) There is also the standard Motley Brew Designated Driver ticket for $20 with free water available for all Designated Drivers.

September 22 - October 18 - The Book of Mormon comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall for a return engagement. Tickets are $36 - $150. This show was extremely popular in its first visit. Get your tickets early.

September 24 - 26 - Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction will return to the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Come see the biggest and  best collector car auction. Last year, GM and Ford had a test track in  the (large) parking lot of the Convention Center and you could test drive a car and then take a  "hot lap" with a professional driver and HOLD ON (hopefully you didn't  eat before riding - it was quite a ride). Bring your good walking shoes  and a camera. This is a great event to attend for the car enthusiast.

September 24 - 27 - 15th Annual Super Run Classic Car Show presented by the Las Vegas Cruisin' Association should return to nearby Henderson. The event will be held at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 South Water Street and the event is FREE to spectators, but there is a fee to enter your vehicle in the show. The show is open to all years, makes, and models of classic vehicles: Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, and Special Interest Vehicles including Vintage, Classics, Street, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Companion Vehicles and Customs. Car participants will receive a goodie bag.

September 25 - 27 - Las Vegas Jazz Festival returns for 2015, and at a new venue: The Henderson Pavilion (Map/Directions). This year's headlining acts will include: Erykah Badu, Toni Braxton, The Isley Brothers, and Anthony Hamilton.  Look for all the acts on the jump page. The Festival will run:
Friday, September 25 3:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $55.00 - $325.00
Saturday, September 26 11:30 A.M. - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $55.00 - $325.00
Sunday, September 27 Noon - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $55.00 - $325.00
Three Day Tickets run $165.00/$225.00/$255.00/$345.00/$375.00/$750.00/$825.00/$975.00

September 25 - 27  - The Life is Beautiful Festival will return to Downtown. LIB is a three-day music, food and arts festival that plans to attract thousands of locals and tourists to the downtown area. As of this writing (02/18/15) no prices, headliners, or other information has been released. Update: (05/17/15) The rumors are saying that Stevie Wonder and Duran Duran are to headline and Imagine Dragons will also play.

September 26 - Wine Walk at Tivoli Village in Summerlin (an easy drive)(MAP). Sample up to 20 different wines supporting local charity New Vista.
The event runs 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $34.84/$43.24

September 26 - Asian Heritage Celebration at the beautiful Springs Preserve (MAP/Directions). There will be delicious food, a children's lantern parade, traditional music, dance performances, karaoke, origami activities and much more. The celebration runs from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and tickets last year were (event prices will be posted closer to the actual event date) $5.00 for adults, $3 for children, children 4 and under are FREE. You can buy tickets on the webpage or at the door.

September 26 - 27 (PD) - The 10th annual Las Vegas Culture Festival should return to the Fremont Street Experience from 11:00 A.M. to Midnight with FREE admission. The LVCF celebrates the cultural diversity that is Las Vegas. You'll find food, music, and vendors celebrating the rich variety of cultures in Las Vegas. Find updates on their Facebook page HERE.

September 29 - An Executive Chef Classroom will be held in the Tuscany Kitchen at Bellagio. This class is titled "Cupcakes and Cocktails". These once-a-month classes, taught by Bellagio Executive Chef Edmund Wong, show you how to prepare a great three-course meal and then you have the
opportunity to enjoy the meal, along with its delicious wine pairing. Tickets are $135 per person and may be purchased by calling the Bellagio Concierge at 866-906-7171.

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October 1 - 4 - Las Vegas Bike Fest is back! The best way to describe this event is to let their webpage say it all. "This is one crazy-long weekend of hard-core rockin’ good times – live concerts, nonstop partying, big money Poker Runs, cool bikes and hot contests – one unforgettable, talk–about-all-year bash that only Las Vegas can deliver.  And only Sin City can handle!" This event has been a great time for bike enthusiasts, this year will not disappoint.

October 1 - 4 - Rockabilly Rockout will return to The Gold Coast Hotel. This event will feature four days of bands and DJ's playing 1950's style rock 'n roll, rockabilly, rhythm 'n blues and much more. After a successful launch in 2014, the second event should only get better.

October 1 - 4 - The Elite & Just Clean VW Show will be held at the Town Square Mall, south of Mandalay Bay (6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South). There will be Cruise on the first night, a cruise on the second night to Findlay VW, a car show and more. For up-to-the minute information, check out their Facebook page.

October 1 - 31 - Oktoberfest in Las Vegas. There will be many events happening all around our favorite city. The Hofbrauhaus keg tapping, the month-long OktoberFrightFest on Fremont Street, just to name a few. Keep checking back with us as we'll add events as fast as we can find out about them. 

October 1 - 18 - The Book of Mormon comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall for a return engagement. Tickets are $36 - $150. This show was extremely popular in its first visit. Get your tickets early.

October 2 - 4 - Route 91 Harvest Festival will be a country music fans dream and is promising to return to the empty lot across from Luxor. You'll see big-name country music artists perform, have great food, and plenty of vendors to shop. Keep checking their site for a listing of artists performing.

October 3 - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at LVMS (MAP/Directions). This is fun for the whole family, and tickets for a Truck Series race are not as expensive as a "regular" NASCAR event. Details, except for the date are not yet released, but we'll update as soon as we get the information.Unfortunately, track tours are not available the day of the race, but go back another day and tour the track, you'll really enjoy it. Currently, the link will get you to the 2014 event, until it is over.

October 3 - The Asian Heritage Celebration will be held at Springs Preserve celebrating Asian heritage with delicious food, a children's lantern parade, traditional music and dance performances, karaoke, origami activites and more. This event will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and ticket prices will be announced closer to the event.

October 3 - 4 - The 53rd Annual Art in the Park in Boulder City will take place. For a city of just over 17,000, this event will draw over 100,000 visitors to Boulder City. You'll find over 300 artists representing Fine Art, Fine Craft, and Traditional Artists. There will be over 25 unique food, beverage, and "adult" beverage vendors. You'll also find live demonstrations, live music, children's activities and raffle giveaways (each of the participating artists will donate a minimum of one piece of artwork for the fundraising raffle, along with some local Chamber of Commerce members). This event is the largest fundraiser for Boulder City Hospital Foundation, and not far from Hoover Dam. Limited free parking is available throughout Boulder City, and special off-site parking is available for $10 (with free shuttle transportation service from the off-site lot). Boulder City is about a 30 minute drive from Las Vegas, find a map HERE.

October 2 - 31 (PD) - Fright Dome at Circus Circus should return. With 250,000 square feet, 6 Haunted Houses, 4 Scare Zones, 25 Rides and Attractions, Live Shows Nightly, this is the place to be.

October 4 - Ironman World Championships 70.3 miles. Competitors in this event, held in nearby Henderson, NV, will swim 1.2 miles at Lake Las Vegas, bike for 56 miles in and around Lake Mead, followed by a 13.1 mile run through Henderson. In 2011, 60,000 athletes competed in the Ironman competitions worldwide.

October 8 - 9 (PD) - The Sixth Annual Fall Beer Fest at Golden Nugget should return. Last year's event featured 125 craft beers from 30 breweries, with over 150 beers from all over the world for sale. Click HERE for more information.

October 10 - Bugorama will be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Complete with a car show, drag races, vendor alley and swap meet this one's got it all. Admission is $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for kids 6 - 12, and kids under 6 are FREE. If you're a VW Bug fan, or just enjoy a car show, don't miss this one.

October 10 - Wine Walk at Town Square (Just South of Mandalay Bay). Sample up to 20 different wines supporting local charity New Vista. The event runs 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $34.84/$43.24

October 10 - Come watch the fights as EllisMania XI takes over Hard Rock Casino's The Joint at 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $37.50/$48.25/$59.25/$65.25

October 13 - An Executive Chef Classroom will be held in the Tuscany Kitchen at Bellagio. This class is titled "Oktoberfest". These once-a-month classes, taught by Bellagio Executive Chef Edmund Wong, show you how to prepare a great three-course meal and then you have the opportunity to enjoy the meal, along with its delicious wine pairing. Tickets are $135 per person and may be purchased by calling the Bellagio Concierge at 866-906-7171.

October 14 - 18 (PD) - Great American Foodie Fest (Formerly known as Las Vegas Food Fest) should return to its new location: The Rio. This event will feature some of the best gourmet food trucks from all over the country. Some of these trucks have been featured on The Food Network, Travel Channel, and the Cooking Channel. There will also be Carnival Rides, a beer garden, eating contests and more. Ticket prices in the past were: 5 day pass is $12, with a single day pass costing $10.00 and VIP tickets are $60.00 for one day..  Kids under 54" are FREE! We'll post the ticket page as soon as we find out it is live. The event hours are usually: Wednesday - Friday - 4:00 P.M. - Midnight, Saturday - Noon - Midnight, Sunday - Noon to 10:00 P.M.

October 16 - 18 - Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic returns. Featuring movers and shakers in the Las Vegas podcasting, blogs, and entertainment industries.

October 17 - The Monster Energy Cup returns to Sam Boyd Stadium (Ticket Link not available yet). The top Supercross riders will head to Las Vegas to showcase their skills and race head-to-head for the coveted Monster Energy Cup and the chance to win a million dollars. This will be a race to watch. Once again, get to the stadium early and be a part of Party in the Pits. Entry to Party in the Pits is FREE with the purchase of an event ticket and will be held from 12:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. and you can check out practices, get autographs, and enjoy exhibitions. Tickets to the event are $56.00 for Regular Admission, $66.00 for Extreme Admission and $76.00 for VIP Admission. The Cup event starts at 6:00 P.M., but be sure and get there early for the Party in the Pits. A shuttle between the host hotel (as yet unnamed) and Sam Boyd Stadium will also be available.

October 17 - 18 - Tough Mudder returns to Lake Las Vegas (about 45 minutes outside of Vegas) (MAP) and is an event you will brag about finishing. This is not a race, but a challenge to be conquered. A 10 - 12 mile course designed to test all-around strength, stamina, teamwork, and mental grit.. You'll find a diverse group of obstacles that could include water, fire, balancing, pyramids, tunnels, walls, trench, and more. Check out the registration page. The events charity is the Wounded Warrior Project.

October 17 - 18 - Red Bull Air Race returns for its second event to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This is a great chance to see  an event that will only occur eight times in the world this year (only twice in the U.S.). (Saturday: Qualifying and the Challenger Cup, Sunday: Finals) These pilots will be navigating 82 foot tall pylons at speeds of around 230 m.p.h. Guaranteed to be a weekend of high adrenaline racing. Tickets are $19 - 39 and the price will increase by $5.00 the week of the event.

October 19 - 25 - Shriners Hospital for Children Open (FedEx Cup) at TPC Summerlin. This year, the event becomes part of the FedEx Cup Playoffs with a purse of $6 Million, an increase of $1.5 Million. If you want to play in the Pro-Am, get the information HERE. This year they have added a Fan Experience area. Check it out HERE.

October 21 - 25 - The PBR World Finals buck their way into the Thomas & Mack Center for the richest bull riding event in the world. Attended by over 70,000 people in 2012, get your tickets early. They will feature spin-off events such as the PBR Fan Zone, a Kick-Off Party at the Fremont Street Experience, Rider Meet and Greets, Legends Reunions and event After Parties. The events kick off at 6:00 P.M. each night except Sunday, when they begin at 1:00 P.M. Tickets are available only in a 5-Day package for $170.00 - $1,270.00

October 23 - 24 (PD) - The 6th Annual Las Vegas AKI MATSURI Japanese Festival should return to the Rio Hotel Parking lot. You'll find Japanese foods, live performances, games, kids corner, crafts, karaoke contest, and Bon Odori Dancing. In 2014 Tickets were $6.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door. Last year, the hours were 2:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. on Friday and 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. on Saturday.

October 23 - 25 - Sportscards & Collectibles Show at the Galleria Mall at Sunset Station. Open from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. with FREE admission. You'll find special guests there to sign autographs, sports memorabilia, comics, action figures and more.

October 23 - 25 (PD) - Life Is Beautiful Festival should return for its second year to Downtown Las Vegas. Last year's two day festival reportedly drew 30,000 people per day to a 15-block downtown area where nationally known bands played, celebrity chefs cooked in a culinary village, and art was enjoyed.

October 24 (PD) - The 21st Annual Las Vegas Greyhound Picnic in the Park & Adoption Reunion should be held at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs (MAP). There will be food and fun to be had by all two and four legged attendees. If you don't have a greyhound, and are interested in adopting a retired racer, this is a great way to get to know this fantastic breed. Remember:"Make a fast friend, adopt a retired racer".

October 24 - Wine Walk at Tivoli Village in Summerlin (an easy drive)(MAP). Sample up to 20 different wines supporting local charity New Vista. The event runs 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $34.84/$43.24

October 27 - November 1 - Ragtime The Musical comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29 - $129.

October 29 - November 1 - The NHRA Toyota Nationals will be held on Nevada Day weekend at the drag strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This is the penultimate event of the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season.

October 30 - November 1 (PD) - Southern Hills Hospital Balloon Festival benefiting High School to Healthcare Scholarship should return for its fourth year. Celebrate Halloween and Nevada Day Weekend with balloon launches, a haunted maze, amusement rides, and trick-or-treating with balloon pilots.

October 31 (PD) - The Neon Museum should celebrate its third birthday with The Annual Boneyard Bash. This event will have a gaggle of sideshow oddities such as stilt walkers, jugglers, midway games, tarot card readers and (last year) an appearance by the cast of Evil Dead - The Musical. Last year you could find food trucks, FREE beer, wine and cocktails (while supplies last), a cash bar, food vendors and birthday cupcakes supplied by Freed's Bakery (our favorite Bakery).

October 31 - The Fitish & Fantasy Halloween Ball returns to Hard Rock Hotel's The Joint at 10:00 P.M. and doesn't stop until 4:00 A.M. This yearly costume event is sinfully good. Tickets are $76.75 See their website HERE, NSFW (You must be 18 to view).

November, 2015

November 1 - 7 (PD) - Southern Hills Hospital Balloon Festival benefiting High School to Healthcare Scholarship should return. Celebrate Halloween and Nevada Day Weekend with balloon launches, a haunted maze, amusement rides, and trick-or-treating with balloon pilots. If you'd like to schedule a balloon ride during the Festival click HERE and choose the Las Vegas Balloon Festival as the location. Find a PDF of the Festival schedule by clicking HERE.

November 3 - 4 - The Red Bull Global Rallycross should be in Las Vegas for the fourth straight year, this year it should return to its new home:The Linq. This should be a great event for fans of motorsports. Who will win this year? GRC vehicles start their life as production vehicles, but with racing spec improvements brings 600 horsepower, 0-60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds and they're built to withstand 70 foot jumps. All this and no electronic traction aids. Read more about GRC HERE. Ford, Dodge, and Subaru are the Official Manufacturing Partners. Last year, Tickets for two days started at $55.00 ($25.00 for Juniors - Children aged 6 - 12), but single day tickets are available also for $29.00 - $39.00 (plus fees and taxes, of course).

November 3 - 6 - The DUB Show comes to Las Vegas at the Convention Center (3150 Paradise Road). See hundreds of the best show cars and custom cars and trucks. Check out the wildest accessory exhibits from wheels, apparel, video games and dozens of vendor booths. There might also be a few artists and entertainers who'll show up and possibly sign an autograph or pose for a picture. Be sure and check out the Monster Lounge where you can meet the Monster girls and sample some special free Monster Energy drink. Ticket prices will be announced soon.

November 6 - 8 - Dia de Muertos will be celebrated at Springs Preserve (MAP). The 3,000 year-old Hispanic celebration honoring loved ones is full of joy and tradition. The event runs from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and tickets are $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for children (save $1/ticket if you buy your ticket online in advance).

November 7 - Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival should return to the Clark County Library (1401 E. Flamingo Road - about a mile-and-a-half from the strip). There have been publishers, vendors, film screenings, panels, special guests, and more at previous events. Over 3,000 guests attended last years event, so be sure and come early. The event will be from 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. and admission is always FREE!

November 7 - The NPC Las Vegas Classic Bodybuilding Competition. You'll have the Men's Division (Physique, Masters, Novice and Teen) and Women's Division (Bikini, Figure, Fitness, Physique, and Overall) Competing. The event will be held at the Cashman Center Theater (get directions HERE) (850 North Las Vega Blvd) and the Contest Hotel is The D on Fremont Street.

November 7 (PD) - Anime Vegas might return for its 11th year (their website is still updating, so we don't have much to go on - we'll update as soon as we find something out) (they skipped 2014). They're dedicated to creating an awareness of, and appreciation for, Japanese manga and anime (comics and animation), through their yearly convention celebrating art and culture from Japan and Asia.

November 7 (PD) - The 11th Annual Subie Invasion, presented by Zenkai Motorsports and Subaru of Las Vegas returns to the Silverton Hotel & Casino (MAP). Subaru owners, fans, and tuners are attending to take in good food, fun, and festivities celebrating all-things Subaru. They will also have some SEMA show cars, vendors, and raffles.

November 7 (PD) - USA Taekwondo Las Vegas Open Championship will take place at the Westgate Hotel & Casino, (formally the LVH, formally the Las Vegas Hilton). There is a click-through on the event page with their event rate. The event registration page is HERE.

November 10 - An Executive Chef Classroom will be held in the Tuscany Kitchen at Bellagio. This class is titled "Harvesting Thanksgiving 2.0". These once-a-month classes, taught by Bellagio Executive Chef Edmund Wong, show you how to prepare a great three-course meal and then you have the opportunity to enjoy the meal, along with its delicious wine pairing. Tickets are $135 per person and may be purchased by calling the Bellagio Concierge at 866-906-7171.

November 13 - 14 (PD) - Cigar Aficionado should return for its 20th annual Big Smoke in Las Vegas at The Mirage.Tickets are $595.00 for the weekend event and $295.00 for just the evening events of the weekend. You will receive an e-ticket after purchase.

November 12 - 15 - Rock 'n Roll Marathon returns to the strip and benefits the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. The race will begin at 4:30 P.M. Online Registration is open at the site link above. Course information, starting line, course map, and other important information can be found HERE.

November 13 - January 3 (PD) - Away from home for the holidays? Then get by Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. They boast having 2.5 MILES of Christmas lights and displays, and over 1 million people had seen the displays in the 12 years they've been in operation. Admission is only $15/vehicle (Monday - Thursday) or $20/vehicle (Friday - Sunday and Holidays). They will be open Sunday - Thursday 5:30 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. and Friday - Saturday from 5:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

November 14 (PD) - Brew's Best Hand Crafted Beer Winter Festival for local and national brewers is now at Town Square Las Vegas (South End of the Strip - past Mandalay Bay @ 6605 Las Vegas Blvd South). There will be between 90 to 130 different beers, ales and ciders for you to sample. You must be 21 or older to participate. Tickets are $30.00 and include a beer sampling kit (Beer mug and tasting guide). The event will be from 1:00 - 6:00 P.M. Live music will be provided.

November 14 - 15 (PD) - Aviation Nation returns to Nellis Air Force Base (Directions). This is the Nellis AFB Open House and the largest FREE public event in Nevada celebrating 72 years of air power in the Las Vegas region. This event was cancelled in 2013, and it is great to see it return for 2014. Use the click-through to arrive at the event page.

November 14 (PD) - Lee's Discount Liquor 13th annual Wine Experience should return to the Westgate Las Vegas (Formerly the LVH). Tickets, in 2014, were $50 in advance and $60 at the door. The event will feature over 1,000 great wines from France, Italy, Spain, Chile, Argentina, and the U.S. You will also be able to enjoy a tasting of vodka, tequila, rum, whiskey, liqueurs and beer. There will also be a silent auction with proceeds going to Lee's Helping Hand which assists Las Vegas Charities.

November 14 - Vegas Veterans Day Chilifest and Car Show (sanctioned by the International Chili Society), beauty contest, and Car Show will be held at Circus Circus along with a car show open to all models. Tasting kit/admission is $5.00.

November 15 - The Mob Museum offers free admission to Nevada Residents while it celebrates Kefauver Day. Kefauver Day celebrates the anniversary of the Kefauver Committee hearings which investigated organize crime in interstate commerce and took place in the Mob Museum building on November 15, 1950. If you're not a Nevada Resident, Tickets are: adult admission is $19.95, Senior (65+)-Military-Law Enforcement-Teachers (W/ID) are $15.95, and Children (11-17 w/ID) & Students (18-23 w/ID) are $10.00

November 20 (PD) - The 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards should return to Las Vegas and to the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This will showcase some of the greatest talent Latin music.

November 21 -The all new Nitro Circus Live Tour will be at the MGM Grand Arena. You'll see record-breaking stunts and ridiculous antics from the biggest names in FMX, BMX, Skate and more. Tickets are $51.10/$61.10/$93.15/$115.45/$141.45

November 21 (PD) - Sunset Park'd Food Truck Festival presented by the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department, should return for its third year. This is a FREE event and features over 30 Food Trucks, Live Music, and activites for both Children and Adults. The event will be from 12:00 - 10:00 P.M. at Sunset Park (2601 East Sunrise - MAP)

November 22 - January 4 - The Boulevard Pool at Cosmopolitan should be transformed into an ice skating rink again. You'll enjoy the brisk temperatures, fire pits, s'mores, warm cocktails, and ice skating with family and friends. Mondays are Date Skate with holiday movies playing on their 65' digital marquee, Wednesdays are Industry Skate Night, and then you can put on your best disco gear for Throwback Thursdays. New this year is the addition of Snow Days featuring snow showers every 30 minutes at the rink. Snow Days are Thursday - Sunday from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Tickets are $15.00 for All Day Access, $10.00 All Day Access for Nevada Residents, $5.00 Skate Rental Fee, $10.00 Skating Aid Rental Fee. Note: Children 17 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult that is 21 years or older. The Rink is open Monday - Friday from 3:00 P.M. to Midnight, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight. Holiday Hours are December 22 - January 2 with hours from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight.

November 22 - January 11 - Ice Skating at the Caesars Chalet outdoor winter lodge experience should return to Caesars Palace for another season. Skate in half-hour sessions from 11:00 A.M. until 11:30 P.M. Admission is $20 ($19 if you are a Total Rewards Member) and will get you  90 minutes on the ice, with skates costing an additional $5.00. For $35.00, you can purchase an all-day pass and the pass will include skates. Expert ice skaters will offer hands-on assistance and skill demonstrations at the 2,100 square-foot LED-lit ice rink. Located across from the Absinthe tent in front of Caesars Palace.

November 24 - 29 - Elf The Musical comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29 - $129.

November 26 - Mountainman Events presents the Las Vegas Turkey Trot - Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam.
Now this sounds like an interesting event. This run is out and back on old railroad track removed long ago and now part of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The course doesn't have steep climbs, but there is an approximate 3% grade from when they were hauling supplies to Hoover Dam during the early '30s. The entire elevation gain is only 392 feet. The course passes through six tunnels in each direction.There are three events for the day: A 12K run starting at 8:00 A.M., a 5K Run/Walk starting at 8:05 A.M., and a 1 Mile Stroll starting at 8:10 A.M. You must pre-register for this event, there is NO race day registration. The Hacienda Hotel & Casino is, once again, giving a special rate for runners. Call 702-293-5000 and you must mention Turkey Trot to get the good rate.

November 27 - 29 (PD) - Motor Trend International Auto Show should return to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Friday, Saturday & Sunday hours are 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Tickets, in the past, were $8 & $10 with children 12 and under FREE. There are not many other details at this posting, just click the link to see what's been updated.

November 27 - January 1 (PD) - "December to Remember" should return to the Boneyard of The Neon Museum. Their collection of more than 150 vintage neon signs will be illuminated with a special, holiday-inspired palette of lights - red, green, gold, blue, and white. All visitors of the Neon Boneyard taking a night tour will be able to experience this seasonal presentation. Ticket prices for night tours are $25 for general admission; seniors, students, active military,
veterans and Nevada residents are $22 (valid Nevada ID required for each discounted ticket: must show current ID upon arrival).

December, 2015

December (All Month) (PD) -  Away from home for the holidays? Then get by Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Enjoy the 2.5 MILES of Christmas lights and displays, that over 1 million people have seen the displays in the 13 years they've been in operation. Admission has been only $15/vehicle (Monday - Thursday) or $20/vehicle (Friday - Sunday and Holidays). The usual hours of operation are Sunday - Thursday 5:30 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. and Friday - Saturday from 5:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

December (All Month) (PD) - The annual  "December to Remember" should return to the Boneyard of The Neon Museum. Their collection of more than 150 vintage neon signs will be illuminated with a special, holiday-inspired palette of lights - red, green, gold, blue, and white. All visitors of the Neon Boneyard taking a night tour will be able to experience this seasonal presentation. Ticket prices for night tours have been $25 for general admission; seniors, students, active military, veterans and Nevada residents are $22 (valid Nevada ID required for each discounted ticket: must show current ID upon arrival).

December (All Month) (PD) - The Boulevard Pool at Cosmopolitan should be transformed into an ice skating rink as in years past. You'll enjoy the brisk temperatures, fire pits, s'mores, warm cocktails, and ice skating with family and friends. Mondays are Date Skate with holiday movies playing on their 65' digital marquee, Wednesdays are Industry Skate Night, and then you can put on your best disco gear for Throwback Thursdays. New this year is the addition of Snow Days featuring snow showers every 30 minutes at the rink. Snow Days are Thursday - Sunday from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Tickets prices have been $15.00 for All Day Access, $10.00 All Day Access for Nevada Residents, $5.00 Skate Rental Fee, $10.00 Skating Aid Rental Fee. Note: Children 17 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult that is 21 years or older. The Rink is usually open Monday - Friday from 3:00 P.M. to Midnight, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight. Holiday Hours are December 22 - January 2 with hours from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight.

December (All Month) (PD) - Ice Skating at the Caesars Chalet outdoor winter lodge experience should return to Caesars Palace. Skate in half-hour sessions from 11:00 A.M. until 11:30 P.M. Admission has been $20 ($19 if you are a Total Rewards Member) and will get you  90 minutes on the ice, with skates costing an additional $5.00. For $35.00, you can purchase an all-day pass and the pass will include skates. Expert ice skaters will offer hands-on assistance and skill demonstrations at the 2,100 square-foot LED-lit ice rink. Located across from the Absinthe tent in front of Caesars Palace.

November 30 - December 4 (PD) - For the 7th year, look for the  NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion's Week to return to Vegas. A week long celebration of the 2015 NASCAR Series Champion and the top 12 drivers. Some of the events featured will be a Pit Stop Tour, Las Vegas Motor Speedway FanFest on Fremont Street, NASCAR Awards Banquet and a driver Q&A. Keep checking back as we'll update the events as we find out about them.

December 3 (PD) - "After The Lap", billed as the ultimate NASCAR driver tell should return to The Palms Concert Theater. Featuring the top 16 Sprint Cup Series drivers, live on-stage, where they will discuss the best and biggest moments of the season. With all the fireworks of this season, this could become a lively discussion. Doors will open at 2:30 P.M. and the event begins at 5:00 P.M. Tickets are $20.00

December 3 - 6 (PD) - The Best in the Desert - Henderson "250" presented by Supercross.com is the annual off-road desert race and the final race in the Best in the Desert series and should return. This will be the 14th year the City of Henderson welcomes racers, spectators, and enthusiasts to town. You can find a daily schedule on the linked page, along with hotel specials and road closures in the area. There is no mention of ticket prices. The race actually takes place in Jean, NV. while ancillary activities listed take place in the Henderson Water Street District.

December 4 - 5 (PD) - Las Vegas Holiday Festival should return. This two day event features wines & spirits on Friday, and then switches to great seasonal beers on Saturday. You'll also enjoy live music and local restaurant treats both days. While the date is posted, nothing else is. We'll update as we get information.

December 3 - 12 - Wrangler National Finals Rodeo has been around since 1985 and should return again this year to the Thomas & Mack Center. The NFR had record attendance in 2014 of 177,565 fans and they look to do even better this year. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association World Standings determine qualifications to compete in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

December 3 - 12 (PD) - National Finals Rodeo Fanfest - FREE and open to the public with 100,000 square feet of the best of Western lifestyle. Food, drink, live entertainment, rodeo exhibits, interactive booths, just to name a few things you'll find there. It'll be right across from the Cowboy Christmas Gift Show. You'll find it located at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

December 3 - 12 - The 11th anniversary of the Roper Cowboy Marketplace should take place at Mandalay Bay in Bayside Exhibit Hall D during the National Finals Rodeo. Hundreds of Western Lifestyle Exhibitors in one place. You'll find boots, buckets, hats, jewelry, and western wear. Admission to the exhibit is FREE. Hours are 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. There will be hundreds of exhibitors to see some great products. You'll also see some live demonstrations, free entertainment, and meet your favorite NFR superstars.

December 3 - 13 - The 20th anniversary of the Stetson Country Christmas at the Sands Expo Center should return. The show hours are 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. daily. Admission to the exhibit is FREE. There will be hundreds of exhibitors to see some great products. You'll also see some live demonstrations, free entertainment, and meet your favorite NFR superstars.

December 5 (PD) - The fifth annual "Suite Holidays Tour & Tasting" should be held and presented by Junior Achievement. The most exclusive suites of Aria, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Vdara, and Mandarin Oriental (more to be announced soon) will grant access to their rarely-seen luxury accommodations. Each resort will offer in-suite signature cocktails and delicious bites from hor d'oeuvres to dessert. More information will be coming.

December 5 - 6 (PD) - PlayStation Experience may be held at The Venetian. Not much has been said about this event last year until weeks before the event. But there will be playable demos from studios such as EA, Ubisoft, Naughty Dog, Capcom and Activision. You will also find merchandise panels and hosted discussions. There will be more than eighty indie games, and you'll have a chance to check out VR prototype Project Morpheus, which will be making its stateside hands-on debut. The hours are: Saturday, December 6, 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. and Sunday, December 7, 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. 1-Day Passes are $55.00, and 2-Day Passes are $95.00

December 11 -  13 - CK Shows Coin and Currency shows will be held at the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the strip. If you are a numismatist and want to visit a Vegas-sized show, here you are! You'll find vendors, clubs, seminars and more. Ticket price is $3.00, but you can find a coupon for free admission on the site. Hours are Friday - Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The Riviera also offers a special event room rate during the show.

December 19 (PD) - The 24th edition of the Las Vegas Bowl should be held at Sam Boyd Stadium. This is the 16th oldest bowl in the FBS lineup. The Bowl will feature either the champion or first selection from the Mountain West (MW) against the sixth selection from the Pacific-12 Conference (PAC-12). Last year was USC vs. Fresno State. Tickets prices have been $25.00/$35.00/$45.00/$65.00/$75.00/$110.00 with VIP seating available for $150.00/$250.00

December 31 -  Enjoy "America's Party", a New Year's Eve celebration like you'll never have again in your life. In 2013's NEY celebration there were more than 80,000 fireworks, set off from 7 roof-top firing locations (Aria, Caesars Palace, MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood, Stratosphere, TI, and the Venetian), lasting over 8 minutes. You have to be in Las Vegas at least once in your life for New Year's Eve.

2016

January, 2016

January 6 - 9 - The International CES returns and attracts the "who's who" of tech and related industries. Held at the Las Vegas Convention Center with the Venetian as the sponsoring hotel in years past, hotels and rates are posted  on the CES website under Registration>Hotel. CES features key products from categories such as automotive, electronics, audio, computer hardware and software, digital health and fitness, video, entertainment/content, content distribution, lifestyle electronics, connected home products, Internet-based multimedia services, digital imaging, emerging technology, electronic gaming, wireless and wireless devices, and telecommunications infrastructure...whew!

January 8 - Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi and today would've been his 80th birthday. Why not spend the day celebrating the man that is synonymous with our favorite city! Go to Harrah's and catch a performance of Big Elvis (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 2:00 P.M., 3:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. in the Lounge). A good article on Elvis & Las Vegas can be found HERE. Want to go one step further? Why not get married at the Graceland Wedding Chapel and have Elvis officiate your wedding or vow renewal!

January 7 (PD) - The 6th Annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction by Bonhams should return to Bally's on the Strip. In 2014, Bonhams sold $3.3 Million in historical motorcycles. There were some great machines that changed hands, come by and take a look. 

January 7 - 9 (PD) - The 26th Annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction by MidAmerica Auctions should return to the South Point Exhibit Hall. This is one of the largest collection of antique & vintage motorcycles for sale in one place. In 2013, 88% of the motorcycles changed owners and total sales were over $6,000,000. There are some fantastic motorcycles represented here that you may not get a chance to see elsewhere. Right now, they say there will be over 500 motorcycles on the block.

January 8 - 10 (PD) - The Body Art Expo will be held at the Cashman Center (850 Las Vegas Blvd. N.) with over 300 tattoo and piercing artists on-hand. You'll also find clothing vendors, tattoo contests, live music, contests, and Human Suspension attractions. The expo hours are:Friday 2:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M., Saturday 11:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M. and Sunday 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Ticket prices have not been announced, but you will only be able to buy tickets at the event, NOT ONLINE.

January 15 - 17 (PD) - Otakon Vegas should come back to Las Vegas for only its third event outside of Baltimore at Planet Hollywood. Planet Hollywood will offer Otakon visitors special rates and amenities as in the past, we just don't have any information on them yet. Otakon is one of North America's largest celebrations of anime and East Asian popular culture. The registration rates in 2015 were:
Online registration (Non-Members): $55 Weekend
Online registration (Otakorp 2014 Members): $39 Weekend
At the door: $60 Weekend / $40 One Day

January 14 - 17 - World Class Curling competition, known as The Continental Cup, returns to The Orleans Arena. Attendance in 2014 set a record of 51,215 over four days. The event is sponsored by the Canadian Curling Association and USA Curling and is part of the Canadian Association's Season of Champions.

January 20 - 23 - The Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. "The Worlds Largest Adult Extravaganza" returns as a lead-in to the Adult Video News Awards on the 23rd.. Tickets last year were: $80.00/$100.00/$120.00/$300.00/$450.00

January 22 - 24 (PD) - American Darts Organization Fleetwood Memorial Las Vegas Open will be held at the Tuscany. With a purse of $25,000, get ranked and get in this tournament. A flyer for the event has not been posted yet, but check the ADO site HERE for the most up-to-date information. A hosting hotel has not been listed yet.

January 22 -26 (PD) - Sportscards & Collectibles Show at the Galleria Mall at Sunset Station. Open from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. with FREE admission. You'll find special guests there to sign autographs, sports memorabilia, comics, action figures and more.

January 22 - 24 - The combination event: Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, International Sporting Arms Show, Invitational Knifemakers Show will be held at a new venue since the Riviera closed (Location TBA soon)The company behind this show has been producing it for 52 years! If you're going to be around that long, you've got to be doing something right. A show for the collector or enthusiast you can probably find what you're looking for here. The show will be open Thursday from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.,  Friday and Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Sunday from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Daily admission is $15.00, or a 3-day pass is $35.00. The event information page is HERE.

January 23 (PD) - Divas' Day Out, Las Vegas' Largest Women's Event, comes to South Point Hotel & Casino. You'll find over 150 vendors selling and demonstrating products and services geared to women, including live entertainment, health & fitness, shopping, family, beauty & fashion, and more. The event runs from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Live entertainment so far is Derek Hough, the cast of Divas, and men from Austrailia's Thunder from Down Under. No ticket prices are listed that we could find.

January 23 (PD) - The Adult Video News (AVN) Awards will return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's The Joint. If you're a bit prudish, this is not the event for you. Tickets are $175.00/$300.00/$1,000.00/$1,400.00/$1,600.00/$2,000.00/$2,500.00

January 26 - 31 - Riverdance comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29 - $129.

January 28 - 30 - National Field Archery Association will hold its Vegas Shoot at a to-be-announced location ( normally, South Point Hotel & Casino). Known as the largest and most prestigious indoor archery tournament in the World, it attracts novice to Olympic archers from around the Globe and includes 3 intense days of no error competition. The Vegas Shoot offers the World's largest indoor purse with a projected payout in 2015 of nearly $200,000 in cash prizes. Attendance is expected to reach 2,200 archers and thousands more in spectators

February, 2016

February 3 - 6 - The Safari Club International 44rd Annual Convention takes place at Mandalay Bay Convention Center and will occupy over 650,000 square feet of exhibit space. Six continents will be under one roof and will give you the opportunity to book hunts, shop for the latest guns and hunting equipment and meet old and new friends who share your interest in hunting. There's quite a lot of big game hunting in this convention, more than you're likely to find anywhere else. There's also some big-name entertainment that shows up for this convention. You're sure to have a great time.

February 5 - 8 (PD) - National Field Archery Association will hold its Vegas Shoot at South Point Hotel & Casino. Known as the largest and most prestigious indoor archery tournament in the World, it attracts novice to Olympic archers from around the Globe and includes 3 intense days of no error competition. The Vegas Shoot offers the World's largest indoor purse with a projected payout in 2015 of nearly $200,000 in cash prizes. Attendance is expected to reach 2,200 archers and thousands more in spectators. You can find accommodations specials HERE and find the scheduler HERE.

February 6 (PD) - The 27th Annual Splendor in the Glass wine and beer tasting should take place in the ballroom at the Westgate Las Vegas from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. benefiting Southern Nevada Public Television. Tickets are $85.00 in advance or $100 at the door. You can purchase from the linked page or go to Lee's Discount Liquor, Whole Foods, or Total Wine. There will be a cooking demonstration by Chef Hubert Keller of Fleur and Burger Bar, wines and beers from 60 wineries and breweries, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, live music and silent auctions. You must be 21 or older to attend.

February 7 (PD) - The 50th Super Bowl will be held at the new 49ers' facility in Santa Clara, California. Make your reservations to be in your favorite Las Vegas Sports Book for the time of your life. You'll never experience the excitement of a Super Bowl like being in Vegas (unless you can afford the tickets to be at the game).

February 8 - Come celebrate as Chinese New Year begins in Las Vegas! Come celebrate the Year of the Monkey. 

February 10 - 13 - The 12th Annual Dam Short Film Festival takes place at the Boulder Theatre in nearby Boulder City, Nevada (30 Minutes away - Directions MAP). Their goal is to present the highest-quality short films for attending audiences to enjoy. 2015 Festival Tickets were an inexpensive $9.00 per program with each program containing between 4 and 8 films. Sounds like a good time.

February 12 - 14 (PD) - The International Rugby Board should bring Round 5 of the 17th HSBC Sevens World Series back to Las Vegas! This event will take place at Sam Boyd Stadium at 12:00 P.M. each day. Tickets usually go from $25 to $700, so get yours early as the prices go up at the end of the year.

February 14 - Valentine's Day in Las Vegas. The weddings, the food, the proposals. Be sure and reserve your room early as this is a popular time of year in our favorite city.

February 19 - 21 (PD) - Frontline Gaming's  Las Vegas Open should return to the Flamingo. "The best three days in gaming that you Won't remember." A three day table top gaming convention that will feature social events along with Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy, Warmahoardes, and Heavy Gear events and tournaments. Registration can be found HERE.

February 20 - 27 - The Tribal Massive, internationally acclaimed immersive Bellydance College should return to Las Vegas. There will be dancers from around the globe and every continent to learn from the most iconic dance instructors in a safe, fun, interesting environment. This event is suited towards Intermediate, Advanced, and Professional dancers and teachers.

February 21 - The Hot Chocolate Series 15K/5K races will be held in Las Vegas. This race is know for its incredible and unforgettable post-race party and goodie bag. The course will be USATF-certified and will begin and end on the Strip. The charity for this race is the Ronald McDonald House, but participants can select their charity. There will be a Kid Zone at the race featuring a bouncy house. There will be a two day Expo on Friday and Saturday for the participants. Check out their Expo information (with more information on the goodie bag) page HERE.

February 23 - 28 - The Bridges of Madison County-The Broadway Musical comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29 - $129.

February 26 - 28 (PD)  - Super Toy Con should return to Circus Circus Hotel & Casino. Manufacturers and collectors of toys will gather over their shared passion of toy collecting. If you collect Action Figures, Diecast, Hot Wheels, Vinylmation, comics, Star Wars, Transformers, Pixar, Pop Culture and you'll find three days of vendors, special events, autograph sessions, a car show, artist appearances, and more. The event will be open 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and One Day Admission tickets are $10.00, 3 Day General Admission is $20.00, and other tickets are also available such as VIP, special dinners, Hall of Fame.

March, 2016 

Spring 2016 - Topgolf will open their location at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino off of Koval Lane. This new 105,000 square foot, 4 level location will feature a 215-yard outfield with 102 hitting bays that can each host up to six players at one time.

March 2 - April 6 (PD) - Fremont Street Experience presents the 7th Annual Downtown Hoopstown for college basketball fans. The four blocks underneath the Viva Vision canopy will be lined with college banners and will feature acts as the stage production show Hardwood Hotties featuring American Idol Season 6 Finalist Haley Scarnato, an interactive High Hoops Zone, the world's largest NCAA bracket and a special basketball-themed show on the Viva Vision canopy.

March 7 - 11 (PD) - The Tribal Massive, internationally acclaimed immersive Bellydance College comes to Las Vegas for its second week. There will be dancers from around the globe and every continent to learn from the most iconic dance instructors in a safe, fun, interesting environment. This event is suited towards Intermediate, Advanced, and Professional dancers and teachers.

March 4 - 5 (PD) - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars should return to the dirt track of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway prior to all the NASCAR speed week festivities. Races are held at 7:00 P.M. both nights. Reserved seat tickets for both shows are available for $80 and will include a FREE Fan Pit Pass. Reserve seats to the individual shows are $40 while General Admission tickets are $39 and children 12 and under are FREE. For all the ticket details, go HERE.

March 4 - 6 - NASCAR returns to Las Vegas. From the big race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, to the Hauler Parade down the strip and driver meet and greets and interviews all over town, there will be plenty of things to do and places to go for this 3 day event. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

March 6 - 7 (PD) - High Roller Scooter Rally will be held around their new host hotel: The Downtown Grand. This joint US/UK event will feature a Poker Walk, Foodie events, and a Scooter Show and Shine.

March 6 (PD) - Super Toy Con's should be at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino. Manufacturers and collectors of toys will gather over their shared passion of toy collecting. If you collect Action Figures, Diecast, Hot Wheels, Vinylmation, comics, Star Wars, Transformers, Pixar, Pop Culture and you'll find three days of vendors, special events, autograph sessions, a car show, artist appearances, and more. In the past the event will be open 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and One Day Admission tickets are $10.00, 3 Day General Admission is $20.00, and other tickets are also available such as VIP, special dinners, Hall of Fame.

March 6 (PD) - The 8th annual Scale the Strat should be held at, where else, The Stratosphere Tower. You will climb all 108 floors and 1,455 steps of the highest building west of the Mississippi River to raise money for the American Lung Association. There is usually a discounted registration fee for early registration, but only the date of the event has been released at this time. All climbers must be at least 18 or older to participate. You can read about the event HERE. Keep checking back as we'll update as more information is available.

March 4 - 7 -  American Quarter Horse Association will hold their annual Convention at South Point Casino & Spa.

March 8 -13 - A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29 - $139.

March 9 - 13 (PD) - The Mint 400 should return to Las Vegas. This is the oldest, roughest, most spectacular and prestigious off-road race in America, and is now part of the Red Bull Signature Series. Racers compete in 21 different classes of race vehicles across 400 miles of Nevada desert for a chance to win the Mint 400 Class Championship. Be sureto attend some of the four days of festivities surrounding the Mint 400. This event will be taped and aired on NBC in July. The Golden Nugget and Plaza are Host hotels, so check their sites as you will probably find a special deal for attendees. More than 30,000 spectators were attracted to the 2013 race. Read the Las Vegas Events press release HERE.

March 9 - 13 (PD) - The Nth Ultimate Whisky Experience will be held at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Three will be three levels of Experiences: The Enthusiast ($395.00), The Connoisseur ($525.00), and The High Roller ($2,495.00). This event will feature like-minded whisky lovers, whisky masters and a line up of great tastings. (Spelling is theirs).

March 9 - 13 (PD) - The annual Adidas Giant Tent Sale will return to the Orleans Arena Harmon Lot. FREE admission and the doors open at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, and 10:00 A.M. Thursday - Sunday. You'll find footwear, apparel and accessories on sale with huge savings.

March 11 - 13 (PD) - Big League Weekend should return to Cashman Field for its 26th year! The Chicago Cubs will make it their 11th straight appearances for BLW and this year will take on the the Oakland A's, their 5th BLW appearance (their first since 2000) for two games (Friday & Saturday). The Cubs have sold out 15 games of their last 10 BLW seasons, so be sure and get your tickets as soon as your trip is planned. Game times ares still TBA. Ticket prices are not on the website yet, but you can order them now by calling the 51's box office at (702) 798-7825.

March 12 (PD) - Brew's Best Hand Crafted Spring Beer Festival by Local and National Breweries at Town Square Las Vegas (South End of the Strip - past Mandalay Bay @ 6605 Las Vegas Blvd South). There will be between 90 to 130 different beers, ales and ciders for you to sample. You must be 21 or older to participate. Tickets are $30.00 and include a beer sampling kit (Beer mug and tasting guide). The event will be from 1:00 - 6:00 P.M. Live music will be provided by The Droppers and Haleamano.

March 17 - St. Patrick's Day in Las Vegas, what a way to do it right. Select from your favorite Irish Bar for food, fun, and celebration: McMullans Irish Pub by The Orleans Hotel (our favorite), Ri Ra at The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay Place, Nine Fine Irishmen (New York-New York), or  Hennessey's Tavern on Fremont Street.

March 17 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great three weeks. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. We'll update the 2016 dates as soon as we can.
First Four - March 17 - 18    Second Round - March 19 - 20    Third Round - March 20 - 22
Sweet Sixteen - March 26 - 28    Elite Eight - March 27 - 29    Final Four - April 4

March 18 - 20 - Wizard World's Las Vegas Comic Con will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center (MAP). You'll find movies, comics, toys, video gaming, tv, graphic novels, horror, wrestling, MMA, art, collectibles and more at Las Vegas' newest Con. Norman Reedus, Michael Cudlitz, David Morrissey, Steven Yeun, Michael Rooker, Elvira, Diva Paige, Phil Ortiz, Bruce Campbell, Emily Kinney, Salvador Larroca, and Seth Gilliam are scheduled to appear (subject to changes). Hours and admission prices for 2015 were (subject to change):
Friday, 3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. w/1-Day admission $35.00 in advance/$45.00 on-site. (+Fees/Taxes)
Saturday, 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. w/1-Day admission $45.00 in advance/$55.00 on-site. (+Fees/Taxes)
Sunday, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. w/1-Day admission $40.00 in advance/$50.00 on-site. (+Fees/Taxes)
3-Day Admissions are: $75.00 in advance/$85.00 on-site.
**Children 10 and under get in FREE when accompanied by a paid adult (Limit 2 Per Paid Adult Admissions).**

March 20 (PD) - Mountain Man Events presents the Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam St. Patrick's Day Run. Now this sounds like an interesting event. This run is out and back on old railroad track removed long ago and now part of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The route is on newly packed and maintained trails (50%) and paved trails (50%) and NO vehicular traffic. The course doesn't have steep climbs, but there is <3% grade from when they were hauling supplies to Hoover Dam during the early '30s. The entire elevation gain is only 497 feet. The course passes through six tunnels in each direction.There are three events for the day: A 13.1 mile Half Marathon & 2 Person Relay starting at 8:00 A.M., a 5K Run/Walk starting at 8:05 A.M., and a 1 Mile Stroll starting at 8:10 A.M. You must pre-register for this event, there is NO race day registration.The Hacienda Hotel & Casino is, once again, giving a special rate for runners. Call 702-293-5000 and mention Six Tunnels Half Marathon to get the good rate. You'll only be 700 yards from the Start/Finish Line.

March 26 - Extreme Thing may return to Desert Breeze Park (MAP). Last held in 2014, the promoters skipped 2015. Extreme Thing is an action sports/music/festival with quite a lot going on. There will be stages featuring top national acts, separate stages for up-and-coming bands, DJ Stages, Pro BMX challenges, Amateur BMX skate & scooter competition, Meet-N-Greets with the athletes and bands, merchandise, etc. We'll post links to ticketing information, hours, etc as they are updated on the site.

April, 2016

April - The MRI/AEG sports arena behind Monte Carlo/New York-New York is scheduled to open this month.

Spring 2016 - Topgolf will open their location at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino off of Koval Lane. This new 105,000 square foot, 4 level location will feature a 215-yard outfield with 102 hitting bays that can each host up to six players at one time.

April 1 - 5 - Fremont Street Experience should have the return of the final days of the 7th Annual Downtown Hoopstown for college basketball fans. The four blocks underneath the Viva Vision canopy will be lined with college banners and in past years has featured acts such as the stage production show Hardwood Hotties featuring American Idol Season 6 Finalist Haley Scarnato, an interactive High Hoops Zone, the world's largest NCAA bracket and a special basketball-themed show on the Viva Vision canopy.

April 4 - 6 (PD) - March Madness Final Four will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for the finale of three great weeks. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article from 2014 to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. Final Four is April 4, with the Championship Game on April 6.

April 4 - 6 (PD) - March Madness Final Four will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for the finale of three great weeks. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article from 2014 to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE.

 

April 4 -  Gran Fondo Las Vegas Endurance Cycling by Planet Ultra. On Bicycling Magazine's "bucket list" of Gran Fondos, this is a 70 mile trek with 5,500'+ of climbing, or choose the Ultimo Fondo Route with its 100 mile route with 8,000'+ of climbing. This is not for an amateur, but you can come out and support the cyclists.

 

April 8 - 10 - Pirate Fest invades Las Vegas at Lorenzi Park (3343 W. Washington Ave - MAP). This is the annual Pirate, Steampunk, and Faerie Festival for the area. There will be music, entertainers, vendors, food, games and more. You can find a parking map HERE. Hours and ticket prices are not available at this time, but check their website for more info. You can get a discount coupon for admission by clicking HERE.

April 8 - 17 - Disney's Beauty and the Beast comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $30 - $135.

April 8 - 13 (PD) - The 17th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals will be held at the drag strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. We'll post more information as the event gets closer.

April 9 (PD) - Great Vegas Festival of Beer changed their venue last year and sold out all their tickets, so this year they should return to Downtown Las Vegas in Fremont East. There will be talks, demos and guided tastings along with a Gastropub specialty menu to go along with the event. Be sure and attend the educational Brewlogic sessions to learn more about the ins and outs of brewing beer. You'll be able to sample from a selection of over 250+ craft beers from more than 100 breweries. The event takes place from 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (2:00 P.M. for Early entry and VIP ticket holders). Tickets are $45.00 for General Admission, $55.00 for Early Entry, and $90.00 for VIP (+ taxes and fees). If you purchase your tickets on their website by 01/04/15, you can save $15 per ticket, purchase by 03/08/15 and save $10.00 per ticket, or purchase by 04/11/15 and save $5.00 per ticket. So make your plan and save yourself some money! Not planning on drinking, or are you the designated driver? Get a Designated Driver ticket for $20.00 and you can attend and enjoy the festivities.

April11 - 14 (PD) - New Media Expo (NMX) - AKA Blogworld, should return to Las Vegas. The World's Largest Conference and Trade Show for Bloggers, Podcasters, Web TV & Video Creators, and Social Business Pros. This year, the event will be held at the Convention Center and the Westgate hotel.

April 14 - 17 - Viva Las Vegas Car Show and Rockabilly Weekend (19) returns to the Orleans Hotel and Casino. A great weekend of rockabilly music, cars, exhibits, vendors, bands, events, pool parties, and burlesque shows. There are going to be a lot of bands at this event, so click HERE to see the list.

April 14 - 17 - The 10th Annual Arabian Breeders World Cup will be held at the South Point Equestrian Center. Nothing available past the date & location, keep checking back and we'll post a link to the schedule and other events when available. Admission is FREE to the public.

April 16 (PD) - Super Spartan Obstacle Racing. We are intrigued by this event. Not just a race, not just a challenge, this looks like the mother of all competitions to see just how tough you are. These competitions were designed by seven ultra athletes and a Royal Marine. They are world-wide competitions and this event is coming to Jean, NV - near the California Border. This will be 8+ miles/20+ obstacles/mud running/trail running/mental & physical obstacles and challenges. Registration fees, location information, PDF's you'll need to fill out and other information you will need can be found on the landing page. You can even enter your kids in a Jr. Spartan 1/2 mile or Varsity Spartan 1 mile race. Information is toward the bottom of the registration page.

April 16 - 17- Las Vegas Celtic Games. The always fun Celtic games will return for their 12th anniversary with "Heavy Games", Celtic Vendor Village, Celtic Food Vendors, Highland & Irish Dancing, and more. Everything you look for in a great event. The event will be held at Floyd Lamb Park (MAP) from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 P.M. Check the website for ticket prices.

April 16 - 17 - Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival should be held for its 24th year at the Clark County Gov't Amphitheater (500 S. Grand Central Parkway) (MAP). Tickets are on sale now at all three Mr. Bills Pipe and Tobacco Stores or through a link on their site. Tickets are $111.50 in advance or cash
ONLY at the festival box office at the event. Children 13 - 17 are $25 at the door and 12 and under are free.

April 20 - 23 (PD) - The 42st annual UNLVino will be held to raise money for the UNLV scholarship program. There will be three events held: Bubble-Licious at the Venetian/Palazzo, Sake Fever at the Red Rock Casino Resort, and the Grand Tasting at Paris Las Vegas. All events take place from 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.. Ticket prices for the events range from $100/$125/$150, depending on the event. Click over to the ticket site for all the details.

April 21 - 24 (PD) - Vegas Uncork'd food & wine festival, brought to you byBon Appetit magazine should return for 2016.  The yearly event takes place over the weekend at Bellagio, Aria, Caesars Palace, Venetian, and MGM Grand. A complete schedule of last year's event can be found HERE and a listing of all the participating chefs can be found HERE. Tickets are sold separately for every event, so you can do as much or as little as you want to. If you want to attend one of the Master Series Dinners (there are five), not a problem. Sounds like a great weekend. A good article on the whole weekend can be found HERE. This is a fantastic event.

April 22 - 27 - Team Dart, the world's largest soft-tip dart tournament comes to Bally's in Las Vegas. This will be the events 30th annual tournament. In 2013, there were 2,900 players from 5 countries competing for over $500,000 in prize money. This unique tournament encompasses skill levels from beginners to masters. Participants are classified into levels according to their team's or their individual skill rating. Team Dart has a unique spin on prize money: all levels in open events pay the same amount of money for each place, be it Level 1 or Level 18. If you are an NDA-sanctioned player and playing at least 96 league games in a specified period for the NDA company who enters the player in the tournament. We'll update as we find more information, but check the landing page for the most up-to-date.

April 22 - May 1 (PD) - Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival takes place all around our favorite city, and the best thing is that it is FREE. This is a great event! In previous years you could get a behind-the-scenes tour at the Bellagio Fountains, Vegas PBS, Las Vegas National History Museum, Silverton Casino's aquarium, Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay, the Mirage Volcano, the Neon Museum, Fremont Street Experience Viva Vision's control room and more. Check HERE for up-to-the-minute additions and deletions on the schedule of events. Space is limited, and some tours require registration, so get going.

April 23 (PD) - The Las Vegas Vaisakhi Mela Indian Food Festival will, hopefully, be returning to the Amphitheater in Downtown Las Vegas (500 S. Grand Central Parkway)(Directions) from 11:00 A.M. until 9:30 P.M. . General Admission was only $5.00 with Children 12 & Under FREE, in 2015. You'll experience wonderful Indian cuisine, fashion, classic & modern dance, and music. This will be a great event to attend.

April 27 - 30 - Laughlin River Run, Riding the River for 34 Years. Billed as the largest motorcycle event on the west coast, you'll see historic US Route 66 the way it was meant to be seen. You'll ride the hills from Kingman to Oatman, AZ, cool off in Colorado, and end up testing your luck at any one of the Lauglin strip casinos. Concerts, vendors, manufacturers and special events will keep you busy every day.

April 27 - May 1 (PD) - Great American Foodie Fest (Formerly known as the Las Vegas Food Fest) should return at a new location: The Rio. This event will feature some of the best gourmet food trucks from all over the country. Some of these trucks have been featured on The Food Network, Travel Channel, and the Cooking Channel. There will also be Carnival Rides, a beer garden, eating contests and more. Ticket prices in the past were: 5 day pass is $12, with a single day pass costing $10.00 and VIP tickets are $60.00 for one day..  Kids under 54" are FREE! We'll post the ticket page as soon as we find out it is live. The event hours are usually: Wednesday - Friday - 4:00 P.M. - Midnight, Saturday - Noon - Midnight, Sunday - Noon to 10:00 P.M. We'll update as soon as their website is.

April 27 - May 1 (PD) - American Poolplayers Association National Singles Championships should return to Las Vegas. This event has two individual National Singles Championships in its makeup. The 8-Ball Classic will be held May 1 - 3 ($300,000 Total Purse) and offers five Skill Level Tiers. The APA 9-Ball Shootout is held April 29 - May 1 ($150,000 Total Purse) and offers three Skill Level Tiers.

April 28 - May 1- Dinah Vegas will return for its fifth year with Caesars Entertainment. This is the largest women's event, in its 24th year, and now Las Vegas hosts it and you should be there. While the calendar for 2016 has not been announced yet, last year had events at Planet Hollywood, Rio, and the Flamingo. There was a Welcome Party, Cocktail Parties, Clubbing, Pool Parties and a closing party. That's a lot of parties! You can purchase tickets to individual events, or buy a weekend pass and save a bit of cash. All event locations are exclusively for Dinah Vegas events for the nights listed. Keep checking back at LVFB Calendar of Events and we'll pass along the updates. You can use their click-through and reserve a room, or use ours and help support LVFB.

 

May, 2016

May 5 - Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all around Las Vegas for several days before & after. Check the Fremont Street Experience calendar to see up-to-the-minute what events are planned downtown. There will be plenty of events available around the Strip

May 7 - The Kentucky Derby will be held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. The best place to view "The most exciting two minutes in Sports" has got to be a Las Vegas Sports book. Make your choice, get there early and enjoy the spectacle.

May 7 - The 2016 Monster Energy AMA SuperCross FIM World Championship returns to Sam Boyd Stadium. (Use the Sam Boyd Stadium link to purchase tickets.) Tickets are $70.35/$75.35/$85.35/$96.50/$111.50. Use your paid event ticket to attend the FREE "Party in the Pits" featuring each team & riders signing autographs, thrill acts, main stage activities, live bands, vendors booths, and more. The doors will open at 12:30 with qualifying and practice with the main event beginning at 6:30 P.M.

May 4 - 8 (PD) - San Gennaro Feast, returns to at 4245 S Grand Canyon Drive (MAP) (In front of Sears, J C Penney's and Kohls). The feast and the celebration of the Saint Gennaro. The best Italian food and entertainment this side of Naples will be available for these four days. They'll have ethnic foods, rides, and national acts every hour on the main stage. General Admission is $9.00, and $8.00 for Seniors (65+) and Military. Children under 54" are FREE. Ride tickets are purchased on site. Really nice, new website!

May 12 - 15 (PD) - Helldorado Days should return to Las Vegas. Helldorado is great at recapturing the spirit of the Wild West and the cowboy way-of-life. This is a fun four-day outdoor festival which includes a professional rodeo, a carnival, a parade and much more to do. It's been around since 1935 and this year, 100% of ticket proceeds benefit children and veterans charitable organizations in Southern Nevada. The event will be downtown this year in a new state-of-the-art location at the northeast corner of Symphony Park Avenue and Grand Central Parkway (behind the Smith Center).

May 12 - 15 (PD) - The Las Vegas Car Stars event will invade Fremont Street again. You'll have the chance to see famous cars (or a replica) used in both television and the movies, custom & specialty vehicles. In 2013, the event featured an Aston Martin DB9 from James Bond, the Munsters car, a Cadillac given to Joe Esposito by Elvis, KITT, and many others. You'll also get a chance to rub elbows with actors and actresses from television and motion pictures. The event raised money for the Childrens Miracle Network. See their most recent Facebook postings HERE.

May 13 - 14 (PD) - Tiger Jam returns to Las Vegas benefiting the Tiger Woods Foundation. There will be concerts, Tiger's Poker Night, Silent Auctions, and of course, golf events featuring Tiger Woods. The event will be centered around Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. Last year, Kid Rock was the featured concert. This year's concert headliner has not been announced yet.

May 13 - 15 (PD) - Spring Wine Festival (Hosted by Golden Nugget). This will be the festival's 8th year. Kicking off with a poolside Champagne reception on Friday, this event will keep you busy all weekend. Tickets to the Friday Wine & Jazz Reception are $48.04, Saturday's Grand Tasting Tickets are $133.44, Sunday's Champagne Brunch Tickets are $86.31, and Sunday's Winedown with the Winemakers Tickets are $32.03. There is also a Winefest VIP Package available for $216.95 Check the site for the most up-to-date event times.

May 14 - 15 - The 4th LVL Up Expo Gaming and Technology Convention should be held at the Cashman Convention Center (850 N. Las Vegas Blvd). This convention covers gaming, anime, & comic books in one location. There will be exhibitors, special guests, technology, tournaments, giveaways, and much more. This will be a HUGE gaming extravaganza, plan to be there!

May 19 - The Nevada Restaurant Association will throw their Las Vegas Epicurean Affair at The Palazzo Pools. You must be 21+ to attend. A feast for your senses, plan to attend this one. More information coming.

May 19 - 28 (PD) - The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) will hold their National Championships at Bally's. VNEA is a non-profit organization established to promote the game of pool on coin-operated equipment. All skill levels will be represented. They expect 4,000+ participants from all over the US, 6 Canadian Provinces, and several other countries to play on 250 tables.

May 20 - 23 (PD) - The 18th annual Punk Rock Bowling will return to Las Vegas for 4 days of punk rock and bowling. You'll have three days of festival shows, four nights of late night club shows and two days of bowling. The bowling portion usually takes place at Sam's Town, Gold Coast, Suncoast, and Texas Station (with shuttle buses available), but nothing definite as of this writing, so keep checking the website. Find information on the bowling HERE. Pool parties and Comedy Shows are also planned, check the website for more information on these events. Punk Rock Bowling WILL sell out, so get your tickets early.

May 21 (PD) - BADASS Dash brings its unique obstacle course to South Point Hotel & Casino Arena & Equestrian Center (MAP). This nationally known series brings its own special brand of fun for those wishing to participate. There are 4 (four) divisions: Elite (police, firefighters, armed forces, competitive athletes), Recreation (those not specifically trained in Obstacle Course Challenges, but want to set a goal and achieve it), K-9 Companion (first of its kind race where participants can bring their canines to take part in a race specifically designed/modified for them to compete as a team), Kid Dash (for kids 4 - 13 with some obstacles).

May 21 (PD) - The Annual Springs Preserve Ice Cream Festival (MAP/Directions) will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. You can stop by stations serving ice cream sundaes, novelties, root beer floats and enjoy some of the entertainment for all ages while enjoying the beauty that is Springs Preserve. Ticket pricing will be announced closer to the actual event.

May 26 - 29 (PD) - International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame will hold their fourth national event, Bowling's Hall of Fame Xtravaganza. After the regular season from October to March, where league and casual bowlers will compete in qualifying rounds in America's bowling centers, 240 finalists will win a four day/three night trip to Red Rock Resort and Red Rock Lanes bowling center where they will compete for an additional $20,000 in cash & prizes (2014 - 2015 cash prizes not updated on their site yet).

May 28 (PD) - Brews & Blues Festival at Springs Preserve (MAP). This is a beautiful park, and this will be their sixth annual Festival. The Festival will take place from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. You'll be able to try beers from numerous local, regional, domestic and international brewers while listening to some great Blues music. The Preserve is located about three miles from the Strip. Ticket prices and sale date, bands, and breweries will be listed closer to the actual event. We'll update as soon as we find out more.

May 28 (PD) - Lee's Discount Liquor's 9th Annual Beer & Tequilla Experience will be held at the Westgate Las Vegas (Formerly, The Las Vegas Hilton or The LVH) from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. You'll be able to purchase them at any Lee's Discount Liquor in Las Vegas. Their website did not have any information about the event, but check out their linked Facebook page for up-to-the minute information. While you're there, be sure and enjoy the Elvis Exhibition, direct from Graceland.

June, 2016

June 1 - 2 - Idaho! The Comedy Musical comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $19 - $89

June 1 - 5 - 4th Annual Romance Novel Convention. Come meet some of your favorite Romance novel authors and romance novel cover art models. Attend classes on writing your own romance novel, how to build a career writing romance novels and how to get your books published. The convention has come out with an All Inclusive package which is 5 days/4 Nights at Harrah's, all classes, events and meals.

June 11 (PD) - Reggae in the Desert will return for its 15th year and will take place at the Clark County Amphitheater (500 South Grand Central Parkway. Information about the event can be found HERE. Tickets last year were $35 (One Day) & $60 (Two Day). Go to their FACEBOOK page for the most up-to-date information.

June 14 - 19 - Cabaret comes to The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29 - $129.

June 16 - 19 (PD) - Las Vegas International Chess Festival takes over the Westgate Resort and Casino. You'll find competition, chess camps, lectures, simuls, a poker tournament and much more. A schedule of events can be found HERE. The registration page is HERE. A .pdf entry form can be found HERE with all of the fees and options available for those participating.

June 17 - 19 (PD) - The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con returns to South Point. Ticket prices have not been announced, but prior year single day admission was $25, with full three-day pass along with VIP passes also available (pricing not available yet). Kids 10 and under are FREE with a paid adult. The Con's hours are usually: Friday - 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Saturday - 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., and Sunday 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. We'll continue to update as more information becomes available. A review of the 2015 Con can be found HERE.

June 17 - 19 (PD) - Electric Daisy Carnival should return for another year. Come join 100,000 of your closest friends (you've just not met them yet). The event takes place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and other locations on and around the strip. In 2013 there was an EDC "village" across from Luxor with vendors and "meet and greets" with the artists that was included with your admission. Come well rested as this party starts in the evening and goes well into the morning every day of the event. You should make your room reservations early, as rooms will get expensive the longer you wait. In 2014, daily attendance was around 134,000 for each of the three days.

June 24 - 26 (PD) - Combat Con should return to the Palms (which has a special rate for attendees). Billed "Where History and Fantasy Meet", this promises to be an interesting Con. Centered around Western Martial Arts, Combat-Con combines Sci-Fi, Steampunk, Dark Fantasy, Cosplay, Comics, and Piracy. You'll interact with armed and armored martial artists, try cracking a whip, throw a dagger, or see what it feels like to wield a two-handed sword. This is going to be one multifaceted and interesting Con. Class announcements, tickets prices, and more relevant information will be released soon.

July, 2016

July 1 - 4 (PD) - Las Vegas Salsa Congress should return for it's 13th year. It all begins with a Pre-Party at the Hard Rock Live from 10:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. and, last year, cost you only $15 to attend. The next three days will be filled with Workshops, Dancing, Shows,and fun.

July 2 - UFC 200 will be held in the brand-new Las Vegas Arena and will be the cornerstone event of the UFC's next International Fight Week.

July 4 - Independence Day in Las Vegas. Get ready for a celebration. A few tips can be found HERE.

July 5 - 10 (PD) - The Fifth Annual UFC International Fight Week should return to Las Vegas. You'll find events such as the UFC Fan Expo, and Official Pool Party with the Octagon Girls, a free concert, Open Workouts, Charity Bowling, and the Ulti-Man 5K Run. The official schedule will be released soon, so keep checking back.

July 9 - 14 (PD) - Bowling Tournament Clubs of America should host their 4th annual Bowling Tournament at the Orleans Hotel Bowling Center. There will be an estimated prize fund of $44,000 with tournaments in Singles, Doubles, Seniors and a Championship Tournament. Be sure and register early to get the best deal in registration.

July 8 - 10 (PD) - Sportscards & Collectibles Show at the Galleria Mall at Sunset Station should be returning. Open from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. with FREE admission. You'll find special guests there to sign autographs, sports memorabilia, comics, action figures and more.

July 15 - 17 (PD) - EVO Championship Series should return in2016 to new digs at Bally's /Paris Las Vegas. The Evolution Championship Series represents the largest and longest-running fighting game tournaments in the world. You'll find the best of the best from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and fun, as players and fans gather in an open format and determine a champion. The 2014 Championship was on XBOX 360, but games that do not have a 360 port will not be excluded. Check their site for the most up-to-date rules.

July 15 - 17 (PD) - The Fantasy Sports Combine should return to the Wynn Las Vegas. This is the ultimate conference for serious fantasy sports enthusiasts. They've gathered an elite collection of fantasy experts to help you gain an edge in your daily, weekly, and season long leagues. You'll learn from Super Bowl winning coaches, legendary general managers, pro athletes and sports media personalities. Tickets last year were $895.00 (General Manager Experience) until April 1, when they go up to $995.00. Sign up 4 friends and get a FREE General Manager Experience.

July 17 - 20 (PD) - South By Southwest (SXSW) should return for their 4th annual event in Las Vegas (dubbed V2V) and will focus more on startups, and of course, all interactive media. The event this year will be headquartered at the Bellagio. For up-to-date information take a look at their website HERE.

July 20 - 24 (PD) -  RollerCon, "The original worldwide roller derby convention" should return to Las Vegas. Whether you're new, seasoned, or a veteran, this event will be for you. There will also be fun stuff for for derby officials, productioneers and fans.

August, 2016

August 2 - 7 - Hot August Nights is to return to the Reno/Sparks area. This event is open to all 1976 and older classic cars pickup trucks and emergency vehicles. There will be a car show, vendors, drag races, concerts, cruises, poker run, poker walk, and a parade. In 2013, over $100,000 was awarded in prizes for Best of Show and Ultimate Best of Show. This up-and-coming event sounds like a great time for car enthusiasts, but you'll have to plan accordingly since it's not in the Las Vegas Area and is about 7 hours (450 Miles +/-).

August 3 - 7 - Creation Entertainment presents the 15th annual Star Trek Convention at the Rio hotel. The event will feature many Star Trek celebrities (at the 2014 convention, there were over 100) including William Shatner for the first time, at the main stage theater. There will also be Star Trek fan panels, programming that focuses on Star Trek science, auctions and trivia competitions. A large vendor room will feature all the collectibles you're looking for and celebrity booths where you'll have a chance to meet some of your favorite character actors.

September, 2016

September 29 - October 2 - Las Vegas Bike Fest is back! The best way to describe this event is to let their webpage say it all. "This is one crazy-long weekend of hard-core rockin’ good times – live concerts, nonstop partying, big money Poker Runs, cool bikes and hot contests – one unforgettable, talk–about-all-year bash that only Las Vegas can deliver.  And only Sin City can handle!" This event has been a great time for bike enthusiasts, this year will not disappoint.

October, 2016

October 15 - The 2016 Monster Energy Cup returns to Sam Boyd Stadium. (Use the Sam Boyd Stadium link to purchase tickets.) Tickets are $56.00/$66.00/$76.00. Use your paid event ticket to attend the FREE "Party in the Pits" featuring each team & riders signing autographs, thrill acts, main stage activities, live bands, vendors booths, and more. The doors will open at 12:00 with qualifying and practice with the main event beginning at 6:00 P.M.

2017

January, 2017

January 28 - Come celebrate as Chinese New Year begins in Las Vegas! Come celebrate the Year of the Chicken. 

February, 2017

February 1 - 4 - The Safari Club International 45rd Annual Convention takes place at Mandalay Bay Convention Center and will occupy over 650,000 square feet of exhibit space. Six continents will be under one roof and will give you the opportunity to book hunts, shop for the latest guns and hunting equipment and meet old and new friends who share your interest in hunting. There's quite a lot of big game hunting in this convention, more than you're likely to find anywhere else. There's also some big-name entertainment that shows up for this convention. You're sure to have a great time.

May, 2017

May 12/13 & 19/20 & 26/27 (PD) - Rock in Rio should be returning to Las Vegas. This will be a four day event early in the month over two weekends.  It has been held 13 times over 28 years in Madrid and Lisbon, with attendance of over 7 million. Its inaugural show in 2015 saw attendance at the Las Vegas event will be 40,000 people per day.  The event is expected to be held on the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds (south strip across from MB-Luxor-Excal). Book your hotel/airfare as soon as the definitive dates are announced. This many people is sure to cause a spike in hotel and airfare rates. Tickets in 2015 were $298 for General Admission (2 Day admission on the weekend of your choice) and $498 for VIP Admission (for 1 Day admission only).

June, 2017

June 7 - 11 - 5th Annual Romance Novel Convention. Come meet some of your favorite Romance novel authors and romance novel cover art models. Attend classes on writing your own romance novel, how to build a career writing romance novels and how to get your books published. The convention has come out with an All Inclusive package which is 5 days/4 Nights at Harrah's, all classes, events and meals.

July, 2017

July 4 - Independence Day in Las Vegas. Get ready for a celebration. A few tips can be found HERE.

August, 2017

August 1 - 6 - Hot August Nights is to return to the Reno/Sparks area. This event is open to all 1976 and older classic cars pickup trucks and emergency vehicles. There will be a car show, vendors, drag races, concerts, cruises, poker run, poker walk, and a parade. In 2013, over $100,000 was awarded in prizes for Best of Show and Ultimate Best of Show. This up-and-coming event sounds like a great time for car enthusiasts, but you'll have to plan accordingly since it's not in the Las Vegas Area and is about 7 hours (450 Miles +/-).

October, 2017

October 5 - 8 - Las Vegas Bike Fest is back! The best way to describe this event is to let their webpage say it all. "This is one crazy-long weekend of hard-core rockin’ good times – live concerts, nonstop partying, big money Poker Runs, cool bikes and hot contests – one unforgettable, talk–about-all-year bash that only Las Vegas can deliver.  And only Sin City can handle!" This event has been a great time for bike enthusiasts, this year will not disappoint.

2018

February, 2018

February 16 - Come celebrate as Chinese New Year begins in Las Vegas! Come celebrate the Year of the Dog. 

August, 2018

August 7 - 12 - Hot August Nights is to return to the Reno/Sparks area. This event is open to all 1976 and older classic cars pickup trucks and emergency vehicles. There will be a car show, vendors, drag races, concerts, cruises, poker run, poker walk, and a parade. In 2013, over $100,000 was awarded in prizes for Best of Show and Ultimate Best of Show. This up-and-coming event sounds like a great time for car enthusiasts, but you'll have to plan accordingly since it's not in the Las Vegas Area and is about 7 hours (450 Miles +/-).

October, 2018

October 4 - 7 - Las Vegas Bike Fest is back! The best way to describe this event is to let their webpage say it all. "This is one crazy-long weekend of hard-core rockin’ good times – live concerts, nonstop partying, big money Poker Runs, cool bikes and hot contests – one unforgettable, talk–about-all-year bash that only Las Vegas can deliver.  And only Sin City can handle!" This event has been a great time for bike enthusiasts, this year will not disappoint.

 (PD) - Projected Dates, Subject to change