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.

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Recurring Events:

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Farmers Market - Come purchase the freshest produce at one of the four Las Vegas Farmers Market locations. Remember to bring small bills and change, as you'll purchase directly from the vendor. Locations are:
Every Wednesday at Bruce Trent Park (4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.) 1600 North Rampart Blvd (MAP)
Every Thursday at Gardens Park (4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.) 10401 Gardens Park Drive (MAP)
Fridays at the Galleria at Sunset (10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.) at 1300 W Sunset, Henderson (MAP)
1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month at Floyd Lamb Park (10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.) 9100 Tule Springs Road (MAP)
Saturdays in Downtown Summerlin (9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.) at 1980 Festival Plaza Drive (MAP)

On The Ranch Farmers Market - Open every Sunday from 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. (Rain or shine, holidays included) inside Craig Ranch Regional
Park (Garden Plaza Parking Lot) (MAP)

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:
Saturdays (2nd & 4th of the  month) - 9 am - 1 pm at Solista Park, Henderson (2000 Via Firenze) (MAP)
Sundays - 8:30 am - 1 pm at Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern (Directions to 9500 S. Eastern)

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

Food Truck Party - Every Thursday evening (4:30-9:00 P.M.) in the parking lot of Total Wine (MAP) by Town Square you'll find a gathering of local food trucks offering an outstanding variety of tasty bites. Come on by and support your local business.

 

 

 

 

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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 (9500 S. Eastern Ave) (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.

 

 

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!

Las Vegas Golden Knights - After finishing their inaugural season in the Stanley Cup Finals, our Knights are poised for another great season that will be played at the T-Mobile Arena. The 2018-2019 schedule has been released and we have the games listed below by date, with their first home game on 10/4/18. Ticket prices will be announced "sometime" in the summer of 2018, so keep checking back here and on the Knight's site for final pricing and specials available.

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Las Vegas 51's -  Baseball is in season in 2018 in our favorite city from April 5 - September 3. This year, the 51's are celebrating 35 Years of baseball in Las Vegas.  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 usually around $10.00 to $25.00 (+ Fees) each (subject to change) and will be available in March, 2018. Check their downloadable 2018 game schedule HERE to see who the 51s are playing while you're in town. Big League Weekend will be March 25 & 26 and the Chicago Cubs are returning to play the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs have sold out 15 games in the last 10 seasons they've had Big League Weekend, so get your tickets early.

 

Las Vegas Aces - Our favorite city now has a WNBA team that will be playing at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. They are expected to play about 17 home games in their first season of 2018, which usually starts around May. The 2018 Schedule has been released and we have the games listed below by date, starting with the first game on 5/27/18 .You can put a deposit down through AXS and have it applied to a single-game seat, multi-game seat (when announced), or a season ticket. See their site for more information.

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Las Vegas Lights FC - Las Vegas has gained a USL Professional Soccer Team. Games are played at Cashman Field (same field as the 51's). Games usually start at 8:00 P.M. with the Zappos Tailgate Party starting at 5:30. The Tailgate Party features the "Get Lit" Beer Garden, popular food truck vendors, the Zappo sstage with live musical acts and games for the whole family. You may purchase season tickets or purchase game day tickets starting at 12:00 P.M. on gameday. Tickets for individual games run $15.00 - $75.00

 

The Beatles LOVE Magical Technical Tour is held every Friday and Saturday from 1:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. Learn about the show's technical elements such as: automation, audio, projections, lighting, rigging and see some of the show's props and wardrobe. Admission is FREE, but call to make sure there are no last-minute cancellations. Call 702-792-7777 or 800-963-9634.

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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).

 

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 $69 for adults and $49 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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July, 2018

July 1 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

July 1 - LV Craft Show returns to the Veil Pavilion at Silverton from 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Admission and Parking are FREE. Come see artists and vendors showcasing their unique selection of products and gifts.

July 1 - The last day of the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 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.

July 2 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Smith's Value Menu Monday-Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jack and Pretzels are priced at $1.00 per item.

July 2 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Top Gun" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

July 3 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Fireworks Extravaganza

July 3 - 8 - UFC Fight Week returns to Las Vegas at multiple venues around the city. You'll find concerts, UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies, Weigh-Ins, Fan Experiences and more. Click the hyper-link and see all that's available.

July 5 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Chicago Sky at 7:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

July 5 - 8 - Las Vegas Salsa Congress returns for it's 15th year. This year, the event will be headquartered out of the Tropicana Hotel & Casino. It all begins with a Pre-Party from 10:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. and, last year, cost you only $45 to attend. The next three days will be filled with Workshops, Dancing, Shows,and fun. Take a look at the linked website for up-to-the-minute events, times, and ticket prices.

July 5 - 7 - U.S. Darts Masters has the biggest names in darts and returns to Las Vegas to compete at Mandalay Bay Events Center.  This will give North American players a chance to compete and win their spot in the eight-player North American Championship. Tickets for a single session are $57.35/$69.30. Start times are 12:00 P.M.

 

July 6 - Ultimate Fighter 27:Undefeated at Palms' Pearl Concert Theater at 3:00 P.M. Tickets are $100.50/$175.50/$275.50 Good article about it HERE.

July 6 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "The Lion King" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

July 6 - 17 - The 14th NBA Summer League returns to the Cox Pavilion/Thomas & Mack Center for 2018. This is the first time all 30 teams will compete in the MGM Resorts Summer League-the first time the entire league will be represented at the annual showcase for up-and-coming talent in Las Vegas. This event will last 12 days and there will be 82 games as a part of this tournament style schedule. Times will be posted closer to the event. Keep checking back on their site for updates.Tickets are $39.00/$129.00/$154.00/$504.00

July 7 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

July 7 - UFC 226 Miocic VS Cormier and other fights (subject to change) will be held at the T-Mobile Arena. Tickets are $170.00 - $805.00

July 7 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Connecticut Sun at 7:30 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

July 7 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Saint Louis FC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

July 9 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing a Star Wars Double Feature "The Force Awakens" beginning at 6:00 P.M. and "The Last Jedi" at 8:30 P.M. Check for door opening time and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

July 9 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

July 11 - Comedy World Network International Film Festival will hold their monthly film screening of submitted films on April 11 at the Eclipse Theaters
(814 S 3rd St)(MAP) at 9:00 P.M. The screenings are leading up to their Annual Film Festival that will be held November 29 - December 2.

July 12 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Budweiser Dollar Beer Nights (Proper ID and wristbands are required)

July 12 - 15 - Elvis Festival returns to Sam's Town Hotel & Casino. This year, there will be six great shows to see. You can choose from:
"68 Comeback" starring Dwight Icenhower and Ryan Pelton
"56 The Beginning" starring Taylor Rodriguez and Stephi Z.
"Shake Rattle and Role" starring Dwight Icenhower, Dean Z., and Robert Washington
"Jukebox Live" featuring Ted Torres as Elvis
"That's the Way" starring Ben Portsmouth, Diogo Light and Vic Trevino, Jr.
& a Sunday afternoon Farewell Concert
Plus, find the full schedule of events HERE.

July 13 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Fireworks

July 13 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "Cars 3" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

July 13 - 15 - USA BMX Las Vegas Nationals will be held at the South Point Arena. BMX will give you an adrenaline rush when the gate slams down and eight racers make a full sprint towards the first obstacle. You'll see big jumps, big air, steep backsides, deep turns and downhill sections that will add up to massive speeds for these racers. This second race of the season will surely be a blast as competition heats up! Stayed tuned for hours and ticket prices, or click HERE for the South Point Arena website.

July 13 - 15 - The Outlander Official Convention will roll into Las Vegas at Bally's Hotel. You can meet some of your favorite actors from the show such as
Caitriona Balfe (Claire Randall), Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser), and Stephen Walters (Angus Mhor), with more guests to be announced shortly. Times and ticket prices have not been announced yet, but these are usually not expensive events and Creation Entertainment puts on a good show for fans.

July 14 & 15 - Ice Cream Festival at The Park (Between NYNY and Park Hotel). Indulge in the unlimited ice cream festival experience from 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.m. for a mere $10.00 ticket purchased at the Beerhaus bar. All sorts of specialty treats will be available (some, only to adults).

July 14 - 2018 Miss Asian North America Pageant @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 6:00 P.M. Tickets are $40.00/$75.00

 

July 14 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

July 14 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: First 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a 51s Giveaway

July 14 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "Cars 3" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

July 15 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Los Angeles Sparks at 3:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

July 15 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

July 15 - For the 4th time, The World Series of Poker and One Drop host The BIG ONE for One Drop. A $1 Million buy-in tournament capped at a maximum of 48 players and is the most significant charity initiative in poker history. This event will take place at the Rio during the WSOP 2018 and the WSOP will waive their rake fee and that portion of the pot will go to benefit One Drop's projects.

July 16 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Grease" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

July 18 - 28 - CueSports International returns with the 2018 US Open 10-Ball Championship (Mosconi Cup Points and WPA Points Event) to Griff's Las Vegas at 3650 South Decatur Blvd (MAP). This event will feature 9 Ft. Diamond Tables. A 24-Hour shuttle service is available between Griff's and the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

July 19 - Third Thursday on 3rd, a night time food truck experience presented by Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino takes place on 3rd Street (between Stewart & Ogden). There will be 6 Gourmet Food Trucks, Live DJ, Art Battle and all this with FREE admission. The event will run from 7:00 P.M. - Midnight. Some occasions will offer an All You Can Drink Beer Night for $25.00 (Subject to Change).

July 20 - 21 - Las Vegas Bridal Shows presents "Veils and Vino Bridal Spectacular" wedding planning experience at the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall 2A. General Admission is $15.00 and VIP Admission is $25.99, but they say to watch their Facebook Fanpage for special savings and promo codes. Hours are Friday 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. and Saturday 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

July 20 & 21 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

July 21 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

July 21 - Bring in the Light will be performed by Broadway in the HOOD @ UNLV's Judy Bayley Theatre at 3:00 P.M. Tickets are $10.00

July 22 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Indiana Fever at 3:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

July 23 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "50 First Dates" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

July 23 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

July 24 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Nashville Sounds (Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

July 25 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Nashville Sounds (Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

July 25 - 29 -  RollerCon, "The original worldwide roller derby convention" will return to Las Vegas, now at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center. 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.

 

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July 26 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Nashville Sounds (Oakland A's Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Budweiser Dollar Beer Nights (Proper ID and wristbands are required)

July 27 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Fireworks

July 27 - NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships (Men's Bodybuilding, Bikini, and Women's Physique Divisions) will be held @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 12:00 P.M. Tickets are $60.00

July 27 - Last Friday takes place at the Henderson Events Plaza in nearby historic downtown Henderson from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. You'll find all aspects of the emerging arts, culinary and performing arts, vendors, foodie pop ups and musicians. Many will benefit local charities. Find it at 200 S. Water Street (MAP).

July 27 & 28 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "Smurfs: The Lost Village" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

July 28 - NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships (Women's Bodybuilding, Figure, Men's Physique & Men's Classic Divisions) will be held @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 9:00 A.M. Tickets are $60.00

July 28 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

July 28 - NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships (Division Winners Competition) will be held @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 5:00 P.M. Tickets are $65.00/$85.00/$110.00

July 28 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: First 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a 51s Giveaway

July 28 - WWE NXT returns to Las Vegas for one night of LIVE Action! Come see some of your favorite NXT Men's and Women's Champions as they battle it out. The event starts at 7:30 at the Orleans Arena and tickets are $18.81/$23.85/$78.90

July 29 - American Idol: Live! 2018 is coming to Las Vegas featuring your Top 7 LIVE on stage, at the Orleans Arena. The show starts at 7:00 P.M. and tickets are $36.11/$45.28/$69.14/$118.68+

July 29 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

July 30 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Forest Gump" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

July 30 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Smith's Value Menu Monday-Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jack and Pretzels are priced at $1.00 per item.

 

August, 2018

August 1 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Phoenix Mercury at 7:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

August 1 - 5 - Creation Entertainment presents the 17th 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 2 - 5 - Combat Con returns, to its new location: The Flamingo. 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. Tickets ,in 2017, were $65.00/$90.00/$200.00 (a breakdown of access each ticket will get you are on this page) + there are tournaments you can register for on this page.

August 3 & 4 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "My Little Pony The Movie" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

August 3 - 5 - EVO Championship Series return in 2018 to Mandalay Bay Events Center and the Las Vegas Convention Center. 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.

August 4 - No Limits Theater: Timeless Journey @ The Black Box Theater inside UNLV's Alta Ham Fine Arts Building at 3:00 P.M. Tickets are $10.00/$15.00

August 4 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

August 4 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Rio Grande Valley FC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

August 4 - 9 - 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 6 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Inception" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

August 6 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

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 +/-).

August 7 - 12 - School of Rock, The Musical, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are $29.00/$49.00/$79.00/$106.00/$119.00/$127.00

August 8 - Comedy World Network International Film Festival will hold their monthly film screening of submitted films on April 11 at the Eclipse Theaters (814 S 3rd St)(MAP) at 9:00 P.M. The screenings are leading up to their Annual Film Festival that will be held November 29 - December 2.

August 9 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Minnesota Lynx at 7:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

August 9 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Budweiser Dollar Beer Nights (Proper ID and wristbands are required)

August 9 - 18 - American Poolplayers Association will hold their National Team Championships in our favorite city. The event will be held at the Westgate Hotel (formerly the LVH and Hilton) 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 9 - 12 - Def Con 26 will return to Vegas and returns to Caesars Palace this year, as in years past - check the site. Def Con is one of the oldest (originally started in 1993) and largest continuous running hacker conventions.

August 10 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Fireworks

August 10 & 11 - Wet 'n' Wild Dive-In Movie Night is "Deep" beginning at 8:00 P.M. and is FREE with park entry.

 

August 11 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

August 11 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Indiana Fever at 7:30 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

August 11 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: First 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a 51s Giveaway

August 12 - The famed Harlem Globetrotters will play at the Thomas and Mack Center at UNLV at 4:00 P.M. Tickets are $24.00/$29.00/$36.00/$49.00/$64.00/$74.00/$132.00

August 12 - Kultura, presented by the KALAHI Phil Folkloric Ensemble in cooperation with the Leyte Kalipayan Dance Company @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 5:00 P.M. Tickets are $30.00

August 12 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field.

August 13 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Happy Gilmore" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

August 15 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the New York Liberty at 7:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

 

August 17 - Third Thursday on 3rd, a night time food truck experience presented by Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino takes place on 3rd Street (between Stewart & Ogden). There will be 6 Gourmet Food Trucks, Live DJ, Art Battle and all this with FREE admission. The event will run from 7:00 P.M. - Midnight. Some occasions will offer an All You Can Drink Beer Night for $25.00 (Subject to Change).

August 17 - 19 - Psycho Las Vegas returns to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. You need to check out their website, there's going to be a lot going on: concerts, pool parties, festivals, etc. Tickets for the three days run $99.00/$249.00/$499.00

August 18 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

August 18 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Phoenix Rising FC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

August 19 - Las Vegas Aces (WNBA) play the Atlanta Dream (Final Game of the regular season) at 3:00 P.M. at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Tickets are around $17.00/$27.00/$37.00/$42.00/$57.00/$152.00/$177.00/$227.00, but can change due to special events, so check the ticketing site.

August 20 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Baby Driver" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

August 20 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

August 21 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

August 22 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

August 23 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Budweiser Dollar Beer Nights (Proper ID and wristbands are required)

August 23 - 26 - The 2018 Tejano Music National Convention returns, but to a new venue: The Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. There will be a Fanfare & Expo, Dance Instruction, great food, and of course great music. Not much on the website as of this posting, but check back as we're sure it will be updated closer to the actual dates.

August 25 - Hot Yoga at the Neon Museum will be held from 4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. with certified instructors, Eileen Lorraine. This class is held outside under the patio, with temperatures usually in the 100's, so bring plenty of water, a yoga mat, a towel and anything additional you require as the Neon Museum does not provide any equipment. This event is $18.00 per person with Neon Museum Members getting $8.00 off.

August 25 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Fresno FC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

August 26 - September 3 - 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 27 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "PUlp Fiction" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

August 27 & 28 - Women's Leadership Conference presented by MGM Resorts Foundation will be held at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Speakers announced so far are Natalie Allen, Immaculee Ilibagiza and Suze Orman. Find the Schedule HERE (Always subject to change). Registration is $499.00

August 28 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

August 29 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

August 30 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Budweiser Dollar Beer Nights (Proper ID and wristbands are required)

August 31 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Fireworks

August 31 - Last Friday takes place at the Henderson Events Plaza in nearby historic downtown Henderson from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. You'll find all aspects of the emerging arts, culinary and performing arts, vendors, foodie pop ups and musicians. Many will benefit local charities. Find it at 200 S. Water Street (MAP).

August 31 - September 2 - Buckles & Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Race VII should return to South Point's Arena. You'll find PeeWee, Youth, and Senior races and a CALCUTTA on Saturday. The best thing: you can enjoy this event for FREE! Proceeds from the race go to support the Las Vegas Spring Valley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. A great time will be had for all!

September, 2018

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 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Promo Night: Fan Appreciation Night.

September 1 - 3 - Catch the last days of this year's Burning Man 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 1 - 2 - Buckles & Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Race VII should return to South Point's Arena. You'll find PeeWee, Youth, and Senior races and a CALCUTTA on Saturday. The best thing: you can enjoy this event for FREE! Proceeds from the race go to support the Las Vegas Spring Valley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. A great time will be had for all!

September 2 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate) at 7:05 P.M. at Cashman Field

September 3 - Cosmopolitan's Dive-In Movie Night at their Boulevard Pool is showing "Transformers" beginning at 7:30 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. and admission is complimentary for hotel guests and children under 5, $5.00 for non-hotel guests. No advance purchase and the pool is available for swimming and lounging during the movie.

September 3 - Las Vegas 51s take on the Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate) at 12:05 P.M. at Cashman Field. Season Finale/Promo Night: Smith's Value Menu Monday-Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jack and Pretzels are priced at $1.00 per item.

September 4 - 9 - On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

September 6 - 9 - Big Blues Bender returns to Las Vegas and will be at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in beautiful downtown Las Vegas. We can't say what the
2018 event will be like, but in 2016 it was held in four different locations in the hotel, starting around 10:00 A.M. and finishing up as late as 2:00 A.M.
the next morning. This looks like a great event for Blues fans.

September 7 - 9 - The 31st Harvest Festival Original Arts & Crafts Show will return, and to a new venue: World Market Center - Pavilion 2 at 475 S. GrandCentral Parkway. Show hours are  10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. on Friday and Sunday, from 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. on Saturday. Parking is $5.00 at the Pavilion and Admission Prices are $9.00 General Admission, $7.00 for Seniors and Military, $4.00 for Kids (13-17) and Kids 12 & Under are FREE! There will be Arts & Crafts (of course), musical entertainment and food vendors.

September 7 - 9 - The Water Street Car Show returns to Henderson (200 S. Water Street). You'll see classic, custom and muscle cars along with trucks, motorcycles, hot rods and one-of-a-kind cars. FREE to spectators of all ages, the day will include family-friendly activites, live entertainment, food and souvenir vendors and an awards presentation. Hours are: Friday 5:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M., Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. and Sunday 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

September 8 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the LA Galaxy II at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

September 8 (PD) - Polynesian Football Classic should be held at Sam Boyd Stadium at 3:30 P.M. Tickets are an affordable $16.00/$20.00. The Classic will feature four top-ranked high school teams steeped in a rich Polynesian football history. Two teams from Utah, and one from Nevada and Hawaii will be playing.

September 10 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

September 12 - Comedy World Network International Film Festival will hold their monthly film screening of submitted films on April 11 at the Eclipse Theaters (814 S 3rd St)(MAP) at 9:00 P.M. The screenings are leading up to their Annual Film Festival that will be held November 29 - December 2.

September 12 - 16 (PD) - San Gennaro Feast, should return after the May event was canceled, but currently, the location is TBA. 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.

September 13 - 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. Be ready for crowds!

September 13 - 15 - Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend returns to the Orleans Casino's Arena. This event is sanctioned by the International Federation of Bodybuilders Professional League (IFBB Pro League). Each night will have its own special events. Each night begins at 7:00 P.M. with Thursday night being "Meet the Olympians", Friday night is Mr. Olympia judging, Fitness, Bikini, and Ms. Olympia Finals and Saturday night is Figure, 212 Showdown & Mr. Olympia Finals. If you enjoy professional bodybuilding, this prestigious event is for you. Tickets in 2015 were $72.00/$88.00/$110.00/$132.00/$154.00/$176.00

September 14 - 16 - NASCAR returns to Las Vegas for the second race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for 2018. 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.

September 14 - 16 - The Las Vegas Greek Food Festival returns and will be held at St. John Greek Orthodox Church (5300 S. El Camino Road). Admission is only $6.00 (2016 Price, price not listed at the time of this posting), and there is free parking and shuttle buses, along with valet parking at the Festival Site (No parking on the neighborhood streets). There will be food, drinks, sweets, Greek bands, dancing, and a kids area. You can even tour the Church while you're there. For more up-to-date info, check their FACEBOOK page.
Hours for the Festival are:   
Friday 3:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Saturday Noon - 11:00 P.M.
Sunday Noon - 10:00 P.M.

September 15 - Autumn Plant Sale at Springs Preserve returns. Native and desert-adapted plant varieties will be available for purchase with helpful staff
to answer your questions about how to care for your new plants. Take a look from 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., admission is FREE to the sale (Regular admission prices apply for museums and galleries).

September 15 - 16 - Ho'olaule'a Pacific Islands Festival returns to the Henderson Events Plaza (200 S. Water St.) in nearby Henderson. You can expect two stages of live entertainment, Sunday car show, boutique booths, an indoor career/business/health fair, crafts, art displays, and workshops. There will be outdoor activities, food, drink, and games. Complimentary admission both days. The event will be begin at 10:00 A.M. both days and end at 8:00 P.M. on Saturday and 6:00 P.M. on Sunday.

September 15 - 16 (PD) - The Eighth Annual Fall Beer Fest at Golden Nugget should return. This year's event will feature more than 90 craft beers. There will be beer-inspired food and live music. Tickets are $64 in advance and $69.00 at the door. The event will be held Saturday in the Grand Event Center from 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. and on Sunday at The Tank pool from 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

September 16 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Portland Timbers 2 at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

September 17 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

September 19 - The biggest cyclocross race in America: CrossVegas returns, but to a new location: Reno. Hopefully, it will return to our favorite city next year. 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 19 - 22 - The World Andalusian Cup IV returns to South Point's Arena featuring the world's top horses, trainers, exhibitors and spectators from across the globe for a chance to go home with cash, prizes, trophies, show saddles and the title of Supreme Champion. The best thing: Admission for Spectators if FREE! Show will run from 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M., according to the organizers.

September 20 - Third Thursday on 3rd, a night time food truck experience presented by Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino takes place on 3rd Street (between Stewart & Ogden). There will be 6 Gourmet Food Trucks, Live DJ, Art Battle and all this with FREE admission. The event will run from 7:00 P.M. - Midnight. Some occasions will offer an All You Can Drink Beer Night for $25.00 (Subject to Change).

September 21 - 22 - I Heart Radio Music Festival. This is a HUGE music event, previously hosted at MGM Grand, and will return in 2018 to the new T-Mobile Arena. An article HERE talks about the MGM Resorts village from a previous year. Tickets are not on the Ticketmaster website yet.

September 21 - 23 - The Life is Beautiful Festival returns 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.

September 22 - Cirque Mechanics:42FT - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $20.00/$30.00/$40.00/$50.00 ($10.00 Student Rush ticket available)

September 22 - New Vista Wine Walk at Downtown Summerlin (MAP). You will start at the registration desk on Festival Plaza Drive in the center of the Pavillion. Stop by over 20 tasting stations that will feature an eclectic mix of wine varietals and even some specialty cocktails, sake, or craft beer. Enjoy live music, entertainment, great food, and shopping options at this beautiful location. One Hundred Percent (100%) of the proceeds go to benefit New Vista, a local charity of over 30 years whose mission is to serve and support the intellectually challenged of all ages. Tickets are $30.00/$35.00 You must be 21+ years old to participate.

September 22 - The Pacific Rim Festival returns to Springs Preserve (MAP). You can enjoy music, dance, costumes, food, entertainment and activities of the Far East during this annual celebration. The event will be 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. and admission in 2017 was $5.00 for adults, $3 for children 3 - 12, and FREE for children 2 and under (2018 prices will be announced closer to the event).

September 22 - The Fourth Annual Charity BBQ Competition and Festival Benefiting Children and Families Fighting Childhood Cancer will return to Craig Ranch Regional Park (628 W. Craig Road) from 12:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. You'll find something for everyone:BBQ from over 30 teams competing to bring you the best flavors in town, a Kids Zone, a VIP tent, and live bands. General Admission is $10.00 in advance and $15.00 at the gate (which gives you 1 Piggy Buck, redeemable for food and drink as well as kids activities). VIPig tickets are $150, which allows you access to the VIP tent, exclusive parking and Piggy Bucks. This Festival supports three children's charities - Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, and the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation.

September 26 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Orange County SC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

September 26 - Silent Savasana will be held on the 3rd floor Pool Deck at the Westgate Las Vegas. Each class teaches balance, discipline, focus, determination and strength of mind. During class, participants wear state-of-the-art LED headsets which transmit the instructor's voice and a carefully curated music playlist, allowing for a complete personal experience. FREE admission, but you'll need to RSVP from the redirected page and the event begins at 7:00 P.M.

September 27 - Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $39.00 - $250.00

September 27 - 29 (PD) - Elite & Just Clean VW Show should return and be held at Craig Ranch Park (MAP) beginning with a 7:00 A.M. roll-in. This is the largest VW show in Nevada. You'll find the Ultimate VW Build Off, Vendors, Car Show (8 Classes), and swap meet offering some vintage/NOS/used parts for you to pick through. Admission is $15.00 for adults and 15 and under are FREE (admission includes access to the swap meet). Car Show has it's own entry fee of $25.00/$30.00
This is a three-day event offering the following:
Thursday: 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Cruise Night at the Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix )1401 N. Rainbow Blvd.
Friday: Noon - 4:00 P.M. Open House at Nevada Offroad Buggy from (3054 S Valley View)
    6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Findlay VW Cruise Night (Valley Auto Show Mall)
Saturday:The Main Event and the EDK Annual BBQ!

September 27 - 29 - Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction returns 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.
Ticket Prices are: Thursday/Friday/Saturday/3-Day Pass Advance Purchase. Add $5.00-$15.00 to each to purchase at the Gate.
Child (6-12) $10.00/$10.00/$15.00/$30.00
Senior (55+), Military, Student $20.00/$20.00/$25.00/$45.00
Adult $25.00/$25.00/$30.00/$65.00

September 27 - 30 (PD) - Oktoberfest at The Park should return with classic brews, authentic food and games. Live music will be provided by HofBrau Boys and the party will take place from 1:00 P.M. to "late night" each day and admission is FREE. Location is between T-Mobile Arena and New York-New York Hotel & Casino. You can purchase a commemorative liter stein for $15.00 empty and $25.00 filled with refills available for $14.00.

September 28 - Last Friday takes place at the Henderson Events Plaza in nearby historic downtown Henderson from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. You'll find all aspects of the emerging arts, culinary and performing arts, vendors, foodie pop ups and musicians. Many will benefit local charities. Find it at 200 S. Water Street (MAP).

September 28 - 30 (PD) - Route 91 Harvest Music Festival may return, may be a different name...we'll keep checking and will update when we find something out on this one.

September 28 - National Geographic Live: "Spinosaurus:Lost Giant of the Cretaceous" @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $19.00 - $49.00

September 29 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the OKC Energy FC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

September 29 - The 3rd Annual Vegas VegFest should return to the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater (MAP) from 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. and is FREE (Donations are accepted to help defray costs). Keep a watch on their website and Facebook page for updates on what will be happening.

September 29 - Grapes & Hops Festival at Springs Preserve (MAP). Sample fine wines, a unique selection of beers and food from some of Las Vegas' finest restaurants-while helping to raise money for a good cause (Par for The Cure) dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research. This even will go from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and you must be 21 and over to attend. Ticket prices will be announced closer to the event. Sold out in 2017!

October, 2018

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. 

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October 3 - Silent Savasana will be held on the 3rd floor Pool Deck at the Westgate Las Vegas. Each class teaches balance, discipline, focus, determination and strength of mind. During class, participants wear state-of-the-art LED headsets which transmit the instructor's voice and a carefully curated music playlist, allowing for a complete personal experience. FREE admission, but you'll need to RSVP from the redirected page and the event begins at 7:00 P.M.

October 4 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

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.

October 4 - 7 - Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp returns to House of Blues,Las Vegas and features Paul Stanley (KISS), Tommy Thayer (KISS), John 5 (Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson), Tommy Aldridge (Whitesnake), and Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot). Have a chance to jam with legendary rockers and perform on stage with them at House of Blues.

October 4 - 7 - Great American Foodie Fest should return to our favorite city and to its new location Sunset Station (1301 W. Sunset Road in Henderson). You'll find over 50 of the nation's best food trucks and specialty food vendors to make your culinary day! Also, you'll find carnival rides, cooking demonstrations, a beer garden and a live DJ. What a great day. Tickets are $8.00 presale (4 Day Pass w/unlimited reentry) or $10.00 at the gate (4 Day Pass w/unlimited reentry).
Hours: Thursday - 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Friday - 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Saturday - Noon - 11:00 P.M.
Sunday - Noon - 10:00 P.M.

October 5 - 6 (PD) - The Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival should return to Red Rock Casino & Resort. Come enjoy and eclectic selection of local fare from
locally-renowned celebrity chefs and some of the best wines available. Watch their site for tickets to go on sale. In 2016, tickets sold out in two weeks.

October 5 - 6 - RiSE Lantern Festival at the Mojave should return to the Moapa River Reservation off exit 75, 32 miles NE of Las Vegas. This event is unique in that it promotes sustainability, with 100% biodegradable lanterns, and meaningfulness as you inscribe your lantern with a message that means the most to you before releasing it into the sky. The video on the home page is stunning. Tickets in 2017, were adults $89-$109 and children 3-10 are $59-$69 with an accompanying adult (we'll post updated pricing as it becomes available). Parking is available for $29/vehicle and shuttles will leave from Mandalay Bay, Red Rock and Aliante and are $39 per person. Shuttles will run to the venue from 2:15 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. and return trips will begin at 8:30 P.M. (with the last shuttle leaving at 11:00 P.M.).

October 5 - 7 - Vegas Gone Yoga returns to our favorite city for a 5th weekend of asana (yoga sitting placement and posture), music, art, and wellness. They've had Glowga (glow in the dark yoga with a DJ) and food options to get you on the healthier path. All this will take place in the serene setting of Springs Preserve (MAP). Tickets are available for one or two days. Last year, tickets were $89.00 (One Day)/$139.00 (Two Day). Tickets give you unlimited workshops during the day, admission to the Friday night GLOWGA event, entry into the VGY! Marketplace and the musical entertainment. Enjoy!

October 6 - New Vista Wine Walk at Town Square Las Vegas (6605 Las Vegas Blvd South). Stop by over 20 tasting stations that will feature an eclectic mix of wine varietals and even some specialty cocktails, sake, or craft beer. Enjoy live music, entertainment, great food, and shopping options at this beautiful location. One Hundred Percent (100%) of the proceeds go to benefit New Vista, a local charity of over 30 years whose mission is to serve and support the intellectually challenged of all ages. Tickets are $30.00/$35.00 You must be 21+ years old to participate.

October 6 - UFC 229 will be held, location TBA. Card and Ticket prices not announced as of this posting.

October 6 - Psycho, the Movie, accompanied by the Las Vegas Symphony @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are currently Subscription Only, but will become available to the general public closer to the event.

October 6 - 7 - The 55th Annual Art in the Park in Boulder City will return. 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. The event is open 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. on Saturday and Sunday.

October 8 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

October 9 - 14 - The Waitress, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

October 10 - Las Vegas Lights FC takes on the Phoenix Rising FC at 8:00 P.M. at Cashman Field.

October 10 - Comedy World Network International Film Festival will hold their monthly film screening of submitted films on April 11 at the Eclipse Theaters (814 S 3rd St)(MAP) at 9:00 P.M. The screenings are leading up to their Annual Film Festival that will be held November 29 - December 2.

October 10 - Los Angeles Laker take on the Golden State Warriors at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena. Tickets are $30.00/$40.00/$52.00/$70.00/$80.00/$85.00/$90.00/$110.00/$130.00/$180.00

October 12 - 14 - Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve. (MAP) The yearly family-friendly event featuring a haunted hay maze, ghost stories, trick or treat stations, carnival games, a petting zoo, crafts, family bingo, live entertainment and much more returns. For an additional $3 (members)/$5 (non-members) you can take a "Haunted" train ride down the Preserve trails. This event is from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and ticket prices will be announced closer to the event.

October 12 - 14 - Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival should return for its 24th year and you can find it at Sunset Park (2601 East Sunset Rd - MAP). You'll find plenty of food, music, and fun. Hours are 10:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M. Friday and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Sunday
Tickets prices (not including fees) are:
$8.00 Seniors/Children Single Day        $10.00 Senior Children Day of Show
$13.00 Adults Single Day Advance        $15.00 Adult Day of Show
$20.00 Senior/Children 3 Day Advance        $20.00 Senior/Children 3 Day (Friday Sale Only)
$30.00 Adults 3 Day Advance            $30.00 Adult 3 Day (Friday Sale Only)

October 12 - 14 (PD) - Vegas Nerd Society for 2018 has been cancelled, look for it to return in 2019.

October 12 - 14 - The 11th annual Lebanese American Festival, returns to the St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church, and will be held at 10325 Rancho Destino Rd. (MAP) Friday from 4:00 P.M.-Midnight., Saturday from 4:00 P.M.-Midnight and Sunday from 2:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. There will be vendors, music, feed, carnival rides, folklore dance performances and a beer & wine bar. Admission is only $5 while children 10 & under are FREE. Active Duty Military, Veterans and Police Officers (With ID) are Free on Friday, October 12.

October 13 - 14 (PD) - The 12th annual Las Vegas Culture Festival presents Foodienation and should return to the Fremont Street Experience (3rd & Ogden) 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.

October 13 - The 10th Annual Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Race and Festival should return to Lake Las Vegas raising money for breast cancer support services in Southern Nevada. The goal is to raise $100,000 supporting the R.E.D. Rose Program at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican and they are well on their way. This will be a good time, so go out and support this worthy cause.

October 13 - Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience will be held at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds (Across from Luxor). This culinary exploration will showcase the best food, wine, beer and spirits from local and national chefs and mixologists. The event will start at 1:00 P.M. and tickets are $50.00 - $250.00

October 13 (PD) - Monster Energy Cup returns to Sam Boyd Stadium where the world's top Supercross riders compete in three 10-lap events. If one rider wins all three main events, that rider takes home $1 Million. This will be a great event and ticket prices, in 2017, were very affordable at $40.00/$50.00/$60.00/$65.00/$75.00/$80.00/$90.00/$100.00

October 16 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Buffalo Sabres at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

October 18 - Third Thursday on 3rd, a night time food truck experience presented by Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino takes place on 3rd Street (between Stewart & Ogden). There will be 6 Gourmet Food Trucks, Live DJ, Art Battle and all this with FREE admission. The event will run from 7:00 P.M. - Midnight. Some occasions will offer an All You Can Drink Beer Night for $25.00 (Subject to Change).

October 19 - 21 (PD) - The 2018 Balloon Festival at Southern Hills Hospital benefiting The Public Education Foundation should return for its 8th year. Watch the hot air balloon morning launches and passenger rides, have a tethered balloon ride (weather permitting), enjoy the evening glow shows, have fun with the amusement rides and carnival games, just to name a few things to do there. There will also be a special Saturday health fair showcasing Southern Hills and community health partners including flu shots, blood pressure checks and more. The event is held at 9300 W Sunset Rd (MAP) and the hours are:
Friday: 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Saturday: 6:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.
Sunday: 6:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.

October 19 - 21 - Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve. (MAP) The yearly family-friendly event featuring a haunted hay maze, ghost stories, trick or treat stations, carnival games, a petting zoo, crafts, family bingo, live entertainment and much more returns. For an additional $3 (members)/$5 (non-members) you can take a "Haunted" train ride down the Preserve trails. This event is from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and ticket prices will be announced closer to the event.

October 20 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Anaheim Ducks at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

October 20 - Aki Matsuri Japanese Culture and Food Festival return to nearby Henderson at their Events Plaza Amphitheater (200 S. Water Street in Henderson). Last year's festival lasted from 11:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. You'll find Japanese culture and food, entertainment, Bon Odori: Sangha Buddhist and much more. Keep checking back, or click the link for updates. All this and FREE parking and FREE admission.

October 20 - 21 - Las Vegas Pride will hold their annual parade and festival. Pride Festival hours are Noon - 10:00 P.M. Saturday and 11:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. on Sunday. The event will be held at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The parade will be downtown on October 20.
Adult Tickets are $15.00 Daily, $20.00 for a 2-Day Pass
Youth Tickets are $5.00 Daily (8-17)
Children under 7 are FREE

October 20 - Springs Preserve presents One Drop Walk for Water from 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. This 2.7 mile walk will begin at the Smith Center and end at the Springs Preserve. Your registration will include and event t-shirt and complimentary admission to the celebration at Springs Preserve. There you'll have the opportunity to win raffle prizes, enjoy music and free food, and play carnival games. Reservations are required and ticket prices will be announced closer to the event.

October 20 - Downtown Brew Festival returns to the Clark County Amphitheater (500 S. Grand Central Parkway) (MAP) for a 6th year. After being sold out last year, this is an event you want to attend if you love your beer. You'll find over 200 craft beers from over 70 breweries, live entertainment, music, and culinary artists cooking up some of the best food just for this event. You must be 21 or over to attend the event and they do require a valid photo ID. Ticket Pricing is: $35 Early Bird, $40 Before Event, $50 at the door (5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.) - Early Entry Pricing is $45 Early Bird, $50 Before Event, $60 at the door (4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.) and the VIP Pavilion is $75 Early Bird, $85 Before the Event, $100 at the door (5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.)

October 20 - 21 - 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 in the past was the Wounded Warrior Project.

October 22 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

October 23 - 27 - The 43rd Annual Indian National Finals Rodeo returns to South Point's Arena. You'll see Bareback riding, Steer Wrestling, Ladies Breakaway, Saddle Bronc, Team Roping and much more. As of this writing, times have not been posted nor have admission fees (if they will charge). Check their site and plan on attending.

October 24 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Vancouver Canucks at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

October 25 - 28 - NHRA Toyota Nationals returns to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for 2018. The great thing about this race: Every Ticket's a Pit Pass! Mark your calendars and keep watching the LVMS site for ticket information and times. Tickets will be available for single & multi-day admission along with General Admission or Reserved seating.

October 25 - 28 - Dracula @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M.(+ 2:30 P.M. on October 28) Tickets are currently Subscription Only, but will become available to the general public closer to the event.

October 26 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 3:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

October 26 - AC2 - An Intimate Evening with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen "Deep Talk and Shallow Tales" at The Colosseum at 8:00 P.M. Tickets go on sale 4/16/18.

October 26 - Last Friday takes place at the Henderson Events Plaza in nearby historic downtown Henderson from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. You'll find all aspects of the emerging arts, culinary and performing arts, vendors, foodie pop ups and musicians. Many will benefit local charities. Find it at 200 S. Water Street (MAP).

October 26 - 28 - Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve. (MAP) The yearly family-friendly event featuring a haunted hay maze, ghost stories, trick or treat stations, carnival games, a petting zoo, crafts, family bingo, live entertainment and much more returns. For an additional $3 (members)/$5 (non-members) you can take a "Haunted" train ride down the Preserve trails. This event is from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and ticket prices will be announced closer to the event.

October 26 - 28 - Vintage Market Days of Southern Nevada will come to The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin (1825 Festival Plaza Dr) (MAP). You'll find upscale vintage & vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market, featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, and more. Hours are: Friday & Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. and Sunday 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Tickets are $5.00 for Saturday and Sunday, or $10.00 for the entire weekend. Children under 12 are free.

October 26 & 27 (PD) - The Neon Museum celebrates its fifth birthday (and Nevada Day) with The Annual Boneyard Bash. On Friday, enjoy an hour long tour at dusk of the Boneyard and take some personal use photos. This goes from 5:20 - 6:20 P.M. and is $50 per person ($35 for locals with ID).
On Saturday (1:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.), you'll enjoy free self-guided access to the Boneyard, food trucks, cakes and crafts. At 8:00 P.M. (Tickets required-$50 per person) you can take a two-hour Open-Top bus tour through Downtown Las Vegas highlighting classic signs from the Neon Museum Collection. The evening will conclude with special nighttime tour of the Boneyard focusing on the museum's conservation and restoration efforts.

October 27 - New Vista Wine Walk at Downtown Summerlin (MAP). You will start at the registration desk on Festival Plaza Drive in the center of the Pavillion. Stop by over 20 tasting stations that will feature an eclectic mix of wine varietals and even some specialty cocktails, sake, or craft beer. Enjoy live music, entertainment, great food, and shopping options at this beautiful location. One Hundred Percent (100%) of the proceeds go to benefit New Vista, a local charity of over 30 years whose mission is to serve and support the intellectually challenged of all ages. Tickets are $30.00/$35.00 You must be 21+ years old to participate.

October 27 - The US Hockey Hall of Fame Game will be played for the first time in Las Vegas. The game will feature a classic college hockey rivalry between the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota. The event will start at 7:00 P.M. and tickets will go on sale soon.

October 27 - The Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball returns, but the venue has not been nailed down as of this posting at 10:00 P.M. and doesn't stop until 4:00 A.M. This yearly costume event is sinfully good. Tickets are $105.51/$275.00 + Fees, OR $55.97 late entry tickets (after 1:00 A.M.). See their website HERE, NSFW (You must be 18 to view).

October 28 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Ottawa Senators at 5:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

October 29 - November 4 - Shriners Hospital for Children Open (FedEx Cup) at TPC Summerlin. Last year, the event became 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. In 2017, the champion was Patrick Cantlay, who will reign in 2018?

October 30 - 31 - The DUB Show returns to the 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, 2018

November 1 - 2 - The DUB Show returns to the 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 1 - 4 - Shriners Hospital for Children Open (FedEx Cup) at TPC Summerlin. Last year, the event became 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. In 2017, the champion was Patrick Cantlay, who will reign in 2018?

November 2 -  The Mike O'Meara Show will be live at Council Chambers Theater at Zappos Headquarters (400 Stewart Avenue) at 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $41.00

November 2 - 4 - The 10th annual Dia de Muertos returns to Springs Preserve celebrating a centuries-old tradition rooted in Latin American cultures. This
3,000 year-old Hispanic celebration honors loved ones and is full of joy and tradition. The evet will be held from 4:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Reservations are
not required, but they do recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid a sell-out risk. Ticket prices will be announced closer to the event.

November 2 - 4 - Eclipsed @ The Smith Center's Troesh Studio Theater at 7:00 P.M. (+ 2:00 P.M. on 11/3/18 & 3:00 P.M. on 11/4/18) Tickets are $39.00

November 3 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Carolina Hurricanes at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

November 3 (PD) - The 15th Annual Subie Invasion, presented by Zenkai Motorsports and Subaru of Las Vegas should return to its new address: Fry's Electronics Town Square lot on South Las Vegas Blvd. Subaru owners, fans, and tuners are attending to take in good food, fun, and festivities celebrating all-things Subaru.

November 3 - The NPC Las Vegas Classic Bodybuilding Competition returns for 2018. 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 UNLV Performing ArtsTheater (get directions HERE) (850 North Las Vega Blvd) and the Contest Hotel is TBA.

November 3 - Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival should return to the Clark County Library for its 11th year (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 3,500 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 3 - New Vista's Brews Best Craft Beer festival returns to The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin (1980 Festival Plaza Drive) for its 11th year, (making it the longest running open-air beer festival in Southern Nevada). Attendees will enjoy an afternoon of unlimited samplings from both local and national breweries, entertainment, activities and games. Participants will receive a souvenir tasting glass and tasting guide. Tickets are:
General Admission: $30.00/$35.00 at the door (3:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.)
VIP: $40.00/$45.00 at the door (2:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.)

November 3 (PD) - Sunset Park'd Food Truck Festival presented by the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department, should return for its sixth year. This is a FREE event and features over 30 Food Trucks, Live Music, and activities for both Children and Adults. The event will be from 12:00 - 9:00 P.M. at Sunset Park (2601 East Sunrise - MAP). Last year it also included the Brew's Best Beer Festival and Tickets for Brew's Best were $30.00/$45.00 (Website has not been updated on this, so keep checking back.)

November 5 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

November 7 - 11 - The PBR World Finals buck their way into the new Las Vegas Arena 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 for the 5 Day Series Event in 2017 were $196.20/$277.95/$468.70/$545.00/$686.70/$1,367.95 Tickets for 2018 are on sale 08/21/18.

November 7 - 25 - The Lion King, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

November 9 - 11 - Cigar Aficionado returns for its 23rd annual Big Smoke in Las Vegas at The Mirage. Tickets are $675.00 for the weekend event, $325.00 for just the evening events of the weekend/$375 for VIP Admissions to the evening events, or $875 for all access for the weekend including seminars. You will receive an e-ticket after purchase.

November 10 - 11 - Rock 'n Roll Marathon returns to the strip and benefits the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 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 11 (PD) - Las Vegas Craft Show should returns to the Las Vegas Valley for the 17th year to Silverton's Veil Pavilion. The event is from 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. and admission is FREE! Free Parking.

November 13 - 18 (PD) - The Las Vegas National Hunter/Jumper Horse Show should return to South Point's Arena and is FREE to the public. Check their site closer to the event for time information.

November 14 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Anaheim Ducks at 7:30 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

November 14 - Comedy World Network International Film Festival will hold their monthly film screening of submitted films on April 11 at the Eclipse Theaters (814 S 3rd St)(MAP) at 9:00 P.M. The screenings are leading up to their Annual Film Festival that will be held November 29 - December 2.

November 15 - The Mob Museum usually 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 buy one - get one. Clear pricing was not available on their site, but tickets are not expensive.

November 15 - Third Thursday on 3rd, a night time food truck experience presented by Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino takes place on 3rd Street (between Stewart & Ogden). There will be 6 Gourmet Food Trucks, Live DJ, Art Battle and all this with FREE admission. The event will run from 7:00 P.M. - Midnight. Some occasions will offer an All You Can Drink Beer Night for $25.00 (Subject to Change).

November 15 - 17 - The Las Vegas Collector Car Auction by Mecum Auctions comes to the Las Vegas Convention Center (3150 Paradise Road). This is a great chance to bid on a fantastic collection of antique, vintage and hot rods for sale in one place. There are some fantastic vehicles represented here that you may not get a chance to see elsewhere. Right now, they say there will be over 1,000 vehicles on the block. In 2017, tickets were $20.00 in advance or $30.00 per day at the gate (Children 12 and younger are FREE). Gates opened at 8:00 A.M. and auction began Thursday at 1:00 P.M. and at 10:00 A.M. on Friday and Saturday.

November 16 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the St. Louis Blues at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena

November 17 (PD) - Lee's Discount Liquor 16th annual Wine Experience should return to the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV. Tickets are $60 in advance and $70 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 16 - 18 - Sabakon (Formally Known As Anime Day Vegas) should return to the Tuscany Suites and Casino. This 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.This year, they're coming out for a fall event. 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.

November 19 - Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court) (MAP). Enjoy an eclectic cast of guests including Hollywood stars, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat and entertainment. Mondays Dark has a mission: Raise 10K in 90 minutes with every penny staying in the Las Vegas area benefiting local charities. Tickets are $20.00 - $50.00. Go to their Calendar page to see which charity they're supporting and buy a ticket. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. with the show starting at 9:00 P.M.

November 19 - January 9 (PD) - 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. Returning this year is the addition of Snow Days featuring snow showers every 30 minutes at the rink during select times of the season. Tickets are $20.00 for All Day Access, $10.00 All Day Access for Local Residents or Hotel Guests (Monday - Thursday), $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 - Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to Midnight, Friday - Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight. Holiday Hours are December 22 - January 10 with hours from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight.

November 22 - BBSC Running 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 Hoover Dam Lodge giving a special rate for runners. Call 800-245-6380and you must mention Turkey Trot to get the good rate.

November 22 - 23 - The Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational for college basketball returns to the Orleans Arena starting at 12:00 P.M. both days. This season's field includes: North Carolina, Michigan State, Texas and UCLA (check the site for a final listing). Tickets are only sold as a 2-Day package only are $116.51/162.38

November 23 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Calgary Flames at 3:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

November 23 - 25 - Motor Trend International Auto Show returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Friday, Saturday & Sunday hours are 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Tickets have been $10, with children 12 and under FREE (with a paid adult). There are not many other details at this posting, just click the link to see what's been updated.

November 24 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the San Jose Sharks at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

November 26 - 30 (PD) - For the 10th year, we're looking for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion's Week to return to Vegas. A week long celebration of the 2016 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.

November 29 - December 2 - Comedy World Network International Film Festival will be held at the Eclipse Theaters (814 S 3rd St)(MAP)  The screenings of the winners from throughout the year will now be screened to determine who takes home the yearly award.

December, 2018

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 is only $20/vehicle w/special discounts if you make a clothing donation to Goodwill. See the website for which days/discounts are available. The 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 200 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 will 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. Returning this year is the addition of Snow Days featuring snow showers every 30 minutes at the rink during select times of the season. Tickets are $20.00 for All Day Access, $10.00 All Day Access for Local Residents or Hotel Guests (Monday - Thursday), $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 - Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to Midnight, Friday - Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight. Holiday Hours are December 22 - January 10 with hours from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight.

December 1 - The 13th annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run benefiting Opportunity Village takes place in Downtown Las Vegas. Choose from a 5K run or a one-mile walk. For your $30 registration fee you'll get a five-piece Santa suit, a runner goody bag and a commemorative medal from the event sponsors. Bring a canine companion for $10 more and receive a doggie bag full of treats. Shape Magazine named this run one of the Top 10 Costume Runs in the world last year. The event had 8,000 Santas last year, but is looking for 10,000 this year. The event schedule is on the main page.

December 1 - 2 - The final days of the Comedy World Network International Film Festival will be held at the Eclipse Theaters (814 S 3rd St)(MAP)  The screenings of the winners from throughout the year will now be screened to determine who takes home the yearly award.

December 4 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Washington Capitals at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
December 6 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Chicago Blackhawks at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

December 7 - 9 - CK Shows Coin and Currency shows return and should return to the Westgate Resort near the Strip (Location NOT officially announced yet). (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 in 2016 was $3.00, but you can usually find a coupon for free admission on the site. The Westgate also offered a special event room rate you can find on the main event website, so check that out. Hours in 2016 were Friday - Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

December 6 - 15 - Wrangler National Finals Rodeo has been around since 1985 and returns 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 6 - 15 (PD) - The 14th anniversary of the Roper Cowboy Christmas takes place at Las Vegas Convention Center South Halls 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 6 - 16 - The 23rd anniversary of the Stetson Country Christmas at the Pavilions at World Market Center (203 W. Symphony Park Ave - Downtown) (MAP) returns. The show hours are 9:00 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 7 & 8 - Winterfest returns to the Henderson Events Plaza (200 S. Water Street) with the theme Winter Blue Edition and includes a variety of family-friendly activities including the official tree-lighting ceremony, craft and food vendors, entertainment, and an evening parade. The tree-lighting is at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, the festival is 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. on Friday and Noon - 5:00 P.M. on Saturday. The Evening Light Parade is 5:00 P.M. on Saturday.

December 9 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Dallas Stars at 6:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
December 20 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the New York Islanders at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
December 22 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Montreal Canadiens at 1:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
December 23 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the L.A. Kings at 5:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
December 27 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Colorado Avalanche at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

December 29 - UFC 232 will be held, location TBA. Card and Ticket prices not announced as of this posting.

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.

 

January, 2019

January 1 - 10 (PD) - The Boulevard Pool at Cosmopolitan will 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. Returning this year is the addition of Snow Days featuring snow showers every 30 minutes at the rink during select times of the season. Tickets are $20.00 for All Day Access, $10.00 All Day Access for Local Residents or Hotel Guests (Monday - Thursday), $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 - Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to Midnight, Friday - Sunday from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight. Holiday Hours are December 22 - January 10 with hours from 12:00 P.M. to Midnight.

January 1 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the L.A. Kings at 6:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

January 6 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the New Jersey Devils at 1:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
January 8 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the New York Rangers at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

January 8 - Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi and today would've been his 84th 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 8 - 11 - 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 10 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the San Jose Sharks at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

January 11 - 13 - BMX Winter Nationals returns to the South Point Arena. BMX will give you an adrenaline rush when the gate slams down and eight racers make a full sprint towards the first obstacle. You'll see big jumps, big air, steep backsides, deep turns and downhill sections that will add up to massive speeds for these racers. USA BMX continues their tradition of kicking off the brand new national season in Las Vegas. Stayed tuned for hours and ticket prices, or click HERE for the South Point Arena website.

January 11 - 13 - A Soldier's Play @ The Smith Center's Troesh Studio Theater at 7:00 P.M. (+2:00 P.M. on 1/12/19 & 3:00 P.M. on 1/13/19) Tickets are $39.00

January 12 - 27 (PD) - The 16th Annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival should return and will be held over three weekends at five locations. Tickets are free to educators and students, and everyone else pays only $10.00 each for tickets to any one film in the festival or a festival pass is available for $50.00. The films will be shown at The Adelson Educational Campus, South Point's Cinemark Century Theaters, the Palms Hotel's Brenden Theatres, Nevada State College and UNLV's Alpha Epsilon Pi House. Check the site for exact dates, films and times.

January 15 - 20 - Dear Evan Hansen, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

January 17 - 20 - Continental Cup of Curling will be held at the Orleans Arena. "Full Event Package" tickets are $264.96 and can be found HERE. The Orleans Arena site is showing a 12:00 P.M. start time, but that is always subject to change as the event gets closer.

January 18 - 20 (PD) - Otakon Vegas will NOT be returning to Las Vegas for 2019, while they take a hiatus. Check the 2020 dates to see if it returns to Planet Hollywood.

January 18 - 20 (PD) - American Darts Organization Fleetwood Memorial Las Vegas Open should return and should be held at the Tuscany. With a purse of $30,000, get ranked and get in this tournament. A flyer for the event will be released soon. Tuscany Suites Hotel & Casino has been the host hotel in the past.

January 19 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Pittsburgh Penquins at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
January 21 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Minnesota Wild at 3:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

January 22 - 26 - The 29th Annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction by Mecum Auctions returns 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 1,750 motorcycles on the block in 2019. Tickets (in 2018) were $20.00 per person, per day in advance or $30.00 per person, per day at the gate (Children 12 and younger get in FREE). Motorcycle sales begin at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday and 9:00 A.M. Wednesday through Saturday.

January 23 - 26 (PD) - The Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) should return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, along with the AVNs. "The Worlds Largest Adult Extravaganza" returns as a lead-in to the Adult Video News Awards on the 27th.. Tickets last year were: $80.00/$100.00/$120.00/$300.00/$450.00

January 23 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Nashville Predators at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

January 24 (PD) - The 9th 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. In 2018, a new world record was set at the Bonhams auction in Las Vegas. The Jack Ehret Speed Record-Setting 1951 Vincent Black Lightning sold for nearly $1 million.

January 25 - 27 - The combination event: Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, International Sporting Arms Show, Invitational Knifemakers Show returns to the Westgate Resort & Casino. 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 25 - 27 - The 6th Annual Afro-Latin Festival returns and to a new hotel: Alexis Park All Suite Resort. There will be three workshop rooms with all kinds of dance disciplines and three party rooms at night with Salsa, ChaChaCha, Bachata, Merengue, Kizomba, Semba and Kuduro. The Dance Party will go until 6:00 A.M. All access tickets for the three day event ran $125.00 in 2017, but there is an early bird special for $89.00 if you act quickly. As of this update, prices were not posted for 2018.

January 26 (PD) - Divas' Day Out, Las Vegas' Largest Women's Event should return, to its new venue: South Point Hotel & Casino. You'll find over 175 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. FREE to the public and FREE on-site parking.

January 26 (PD) - The Adult Video News (AVN) Awards should return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's The Joint. If you're a bit prudish, this is not the event for you. Tickets in 2017 were $175.00/$300.00/$350.00/$500.00/$1,000.00/$2,500.00

January 26 - 27 - The Bridal Spectacular Big Wedding Expo returns to the Rio Hotel & Casino. Find everything you'll need in one location. We'll update this listing with ticket prices and hours once the date is published (the dates were updated 4/15/18), or you can check their site.

February, 2019

February 1 - National Geographic Live: "When Women Ruled the World" @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $19.00 - $49.00

February 3 - Super Bowl LIII will be held at Mercedes Benz Stadium, home of the Falcons, in Atlanta, GA. 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 4 - Russian National Ballet performs The Sleeping Beauty @ UNLV's Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $20.00/$30.00/$40.00/$50.00 ($10.00 Student Rush ticket available)

February 5 - Come celebrate as Chinese New Year begins in Las Vegas! Come celebrate the Year of the Pig.

February 5 -11 - Frontline Gaming's Las Vegas Open returns, and comes to a new venue - Ballys. "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 7 - 10 - The 15th 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 over 100 of thehighest-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 7 - 9 (PD) - National Field Archery Association should 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 3,000 archers and thousands more in spectators. You can find information on accommodations HERE.

February 9 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

February 9 (PD) - Look for the return of Mardi Gras Vegas at Springs Preserve (MAP) as they celebrate Cajun and Creole cuisine, music and culture. You'll find live music, great food and a great time. Admission to this event is separate ( usually, around $6) and does not include access to indoor museums and galleries.

February 9 - 10 (PD) - The 7th Annual Vegas Pet Expo should return to the World Market Pavilions, 475 S. Grand Central Pkwy (MAP). Admission and parking is free and the event will be 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. on Saturday and 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. on Sunday. You'll find over 100 vendor booths featuring unique pet products, pet clothing, accessories, treats and more. There will be free nail trimming, low-cost vaccinations, live presentations and a Flyball demonstration from the Vegas Velocity Flyball Racing Team. Of course, bring your pet (but they need to be on a fixed lead).

February 12 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Arizona Coyotes at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
February 14 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
February 16 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Nashville Predators at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

February 19 - 24 - Come From Away, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

February 20 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Boston Bruins at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

February 21 - 25 (PD) - High Roller Scooter Rally should return to 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.

February 22 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Winnepeg Jets at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

February 23 (PD) - The Color Run should return for another great 5K run. No "official" listing of date/time/location, so we'll keep checking their site and will fill in the information when it becomes available.

February 24 (PD) - Take 108 Floors and 1,455 steps and what do you get? Scale the Strat, of course! Come celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Scale the Strat andget a special discount room rate if you're a climber/participant on the climb weekend. This event raises funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

February 26 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Dallas Stars at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
February 28 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Florida Panthers at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

March, 2019

March 1 (PD) - One Night for One Drop should return, but this time to The Michael Jackson One Theatre at 7:30 P.M. The show, imagined by Cirque Du Soleil, supports the One Drop Foundation which benefits those without access to safe water around the world as well as local projects in Southern Nevada focusing on youth education, water conservation and sustainable living programs. Tickets are $125.00/$225.00/$325.00/$1,500.00

March 1 - 3 - Las Vegas Toycon returns to Vegas and will be headquartered this year at the Westgate Hotel. In 2016 attendance was over 15,000 to attend this celebration of all things collectible. If you're a fan of Hot Wheels, Pop Vinyl Figures, Action Figures, Cards or Comics, this will be for you. This year, they are stressing a better layout and easier access to all areas you'll want to go. They're also planning on two celebrity guests per day and you can find them listed on their site's home page. Tickets in 2018 were (we'll update after 2019 ticket prices are announced):
Friday ONLY: $10.00
Saturday ONLY: $15.00
Sunday ONLY: $15.00
3 Day General Admission: $25.00
3 Day VIP Admission: $150.00 (See the ticket site for all the special perks you'll get)

March 1 - 3 (PD) - NASCAR returns to Las Vegas for the first of TWO races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for 2018. 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.

March 1 - 3 (PD) - The International Rugby Board brings Round 5 of the 18th HSBC Sevens World Series should return to Las Vegas! This event will take place at Sam Boyd Stadium at 12:00 P.M. each day. Tickets usually go from $31 to $1,100 (many multi-day passes are available), so get yours early as the prices go up at the end of the year. With attendance in 2016 of 80,138 over its 3-day competition, good tickets will go fast.

March 2 (PD) - Brews N 'Ques Festival should return to the City of Henderson's Events Plaza from 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. This event will feature Nevada Breweries and BBQ vendors. General admission tickets include unlimited beer pours and a meal voucher for one of the food trucks that will be on hand featuring some great food choices. Purchasing tickets and drinking is restricted to those 21 and older, but kids are allowed to attend. Tickets are $15 off if purchased by 2/14/18. Regular prices are $50.00/$65.00

March 2 (PD) - New Vista Wine Walk should return to Town Square Las Vegas (6605 Las Vegas Blvd South) and Downtown Summerlin on Festival Plaza Drive in the center of the Pavillion. There are usually around 7 of these in the cooler months before and after summer. Stop by over 20 tasting stations that will feature an eclectic mix of wine varietals and even some specialty cocktails, sake, or craft beer. Enjoy live music, entertainment, great food, and shopping options at this beautiful location. One Hundred Percent (100%) of the proceeds go to benefit New Vista, a local charity of over 30 years whose mission is to serve and support the intellectually challenged of all ages. Tickets are $30.00/$35.00 You must be 21+ years old to participate.

March 2 - 3 (PD) - Super, Sprint, and Kids 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. This race sold out again in 2017! Get registered early.

March 2 - 16 - The Tribal Massive, internationally acclaimed immersive Bellydance College returns 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. Events and classes are held at various locations around the city, so check their site to find where yours will be located.

March 3 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Vancouver Canucks at 1:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.
 
March 6 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Calgary Flames at 7:30 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

March 6 - 10 (PD) - The Mint 400 returns to Las Vegas for its 50th Anniversary race. 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 sure to 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 7 - 8 (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 8 - 9 (PD) - Questival Adventure Race should make a stop in Las Vegas. This 24-Hour event challenges you to Assemble a team of 4-6 people, download the app, the challenge list will be emailed to you. Then travel, serve, camp, discover, survive, and WIN. Discover Las Vegas, Get Outside, Do Good, and have a GREAT TIME. Tickets are currently $46.00/person, but will go up as the event draws closer. The event will be held at the Downtown Container Park with check-in beginning at 5:00 P.M. on the March 9.

March 10 (PD) - The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation should return and present the 5th Annual Fight-4-Fitness 5K Run, 2K Walk, Kids Fun Run (1/2 Mile for Children 12 & Under) and Community Day at Sunset Park (2601 E. Sunset Rd) from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Tickets are:
Community Day (Individual)    $15.00
Community Dary (4 or More)    $12.50
Fight-4-Fitness Kid's Fun Run    $15.00
Fight-4-Fitness 2K Walk        $30.00
Fight-4-Fitness 5K        $35.00

March 12 - April 1 (PD) - Fremont Street Experience presents the 8th 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, an interactive High Hoops Zone, the world's largest NCAA bracket and a special basketball-themed show on the Viva Vision canopy.

March 16 - 17 (PD) - Big League Weekend should return to Cashman Field for its 29th year! The World Series Champion Chicago Cubs will make this their 14th straight appearances for BLW and this year will take on the the Cleveland Indians for two games (Saturday & Sunday). The Cubs have sold out 17 games of their last 12 BLW seasons, so be sure and get your tickets as soon as your trip is planned. Game times are 4:05 P.M. on Saturday and 1:05 P.M. on Sunday. Ticket prices are not on the website yet, but you can order them now by calling the 51's box office at (702) 943-7200 (9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.).

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 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Edmonton Oilers at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

March 17 (PD) - BBSC Endurance Running presents the return of 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 starts at 8:00 A.M., a 12K Course starts at 8:05 A.M., a 5K Run/Walk starting at 8:15 A.M., and a 1 Mile Stroll starting at 8:15 A.M. You must pre-register for this event, there is NO race day registration.The Hoover Dam Lodge is giving a special rate for runners. Call 800-245-6380 and mention Six Tunnels Half Marathon to get the good rate.

March 19 - April 8- March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Look for the Final Four to be played in U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

March 19 - 24 - Hello Dolly!, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

March 21 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Winnepeg Jets at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

March 21 - 24 (PD) - The Fifth Annual Nevada Women's Film Fest should return to Springs Preserve for it's fourth year to showcase women's films and the filmmakers. Not all films are from Nevada, you can expect a bit of an international look to the films. You'll find discussions on many topics during the festival, also. The Springs Preserve theater seats 156, so let's fill it up and give these filmmakers some of the exposure they deserve. Find a LV Review-Journal article on the festival HERE. Ticket prices were not available at the time we posted, but in previous years, they have $20/Day or $35 for the entire festival.

March 22 - 23 (PD) - Monster Jam World Finals XIX should return to Sam Boyd Stadium. If you feel the need for monster trucks, speed and hair-raising stunts, then get your tickets now. This is a fun event for the whole family. Tickets begin at $61.00 for Friday or Saturday, $97.00 for Friday AND Saturday or 2-Day Double Down Seats are $197.00 (which include a whole list of extras-go to the site to read about it). The gates open at 4:30 P.M. both days, with the event starting at 6:30 P.M. If you purchase the tickets, the Pit Party begins at 2:30 P.M. on Friday and 10:30 A.M.  on Saturday and goes until 5:30 P.M. on both days.

March 23 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Detroit Red Wings at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

March 23 (PD) -  Gran Fondo Las Vegas Endurance Cycling by Planet Ultra should return. 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. Limited to 300 cyclists. Host hotel info is on their page.

March 23 - 24 (PD) - The yearly Spring Plant Sale at Springs Preserve should return. Native and desert-adapted plant varieties will be available for purchase with helpful staff to answer your questions about how to care for your new plants. Take a look from 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., admission is FREE to the sale (Regular admission prices apply for museums and galleries).

March 28 (PD) - Major League Baseball's opening days! Squeeze into your favorite sports book (between all the March Madness fans) and enjoy the boys of summer.

March 29 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Minnesota Wild at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

March 29 (PD) - Last Friday takes place at the Henderson Events Plaza in nearby historic downtown Henderson from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. You'll find all aspects of the emerging arts, culinary and performing arts, vendors, foodie pop ups and musicians. Many will benefit local charities. Find it at 200 S. Water Street (MAP).

March 30 - April 7 (PD) - World Curling Federation's Men's Championship might return to the Orleans Arena beginning at 9:00 A.M. each day. This is the first time in a decade for the championships to be held in the U.S.A. and the first time for the West Coast. Twelve teams will have a chance to compete for the title. Eight from the European Zone, two from the American Zone and two from the Pacific-Asia Zone.

April, 2019

April 1 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Edmonton Oilers at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

April 1 - 8 (PD) - Fremont Street Experience final days of the 8th 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, an interactive High Hoops Zone, the world's largest NCAA bracket and a special basketball-themed show on the Viva Vision canopy.

April 3 - 6 (PD) - The Nth Ultimate Whiskey Experience should return to the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Ticket prices are not announced yet, but in 2016 there were three levels of Experiences: The Companion ($295.00 - NO Whiskey Samples, but there will be red and white wines to sample ), The Connoisseur ($545.00), and The High Roller ($2,995.00). This event will feature like-minded whiskey lovers, whiskey masters and a line up of great tastings. (Spelling is theirs). Keep checking their site for updates.

April 4 - The Golden Knights (NHL) take on the Arizona Coyotes at 7:00 P.M. at T-Mobile Arena.

April 5 - 6 (PD)  - Great Vegas Festival of Beer should return to Downtown Las Vegas in Fremont East for the ninth year. 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.  The Mad Craft Experience returns on Friday (7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.) which will pair over 50 specially-curated beers from local breweries along with vintage pours, one-off creations while chefs create beer-infused and inspired samples. At the festival on Saturday you'll be able to sample from a selection of over 500+ craft beers from more than 100 breweries. In 2017, the event took place from 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (2:00 P.M. for Early entry and VIP ticket holders). In 2017, tickets were $50.00 for General Admission, $60.00 for Early Entry, $95.00 for VIP, and $80.00 for the Mad Craft Experience (+ taxes and fees). If you purchase your tickets on their website by 12/23/16, you can save $15-$20 per ticket, purchase by 02/26/17 and save $10.00 per ticket, or purchase by 04/08/17 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 at the door and you can attend and enjoy the festivities. Get your tickets early, this will sell out!!

April 5 - 7 (PD) - DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals should return to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and The Strip goes FOUR-WIDE! The great thing about this race: Every Ticket's a Pit Pass! Come enjoy the most powerful and sensory-filled motorsports attraction on the planet. Watch as highly-skilled mechanics service their machines between rounds and get autographs from your favorite NHRA drivers. This event runs 7:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. each day.
Tickets are (Prices increase Monday, March 26, 2018):
General Admission (Three-Day Packages)
Adult - $122.00
Junior (6 - 12) FREE (Up to 4 per adult)
Child (5 & Under) FREE (Up to 4 per adult)

Reserved Seating (Three-Day Package)
Adult Platinum - $419.00 (Includes food & beverage, VIP Parking, hospitality tent)
Adult Reserved - $154.00
Junior (6-12) Reserved - $86.00
Child (5 & Under) Reserved - $47.00

April 6-  8 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way for its last couple of games. Look for the Final Four to be played in San Antonio, TX at The Alamodome. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

April 7 - 8 (PD) - Major League Baseball's opening days! Squeeze into your favorite sports book (between all the March Madness fans) and enjoy the boys of summer.

April 12 - 14 (PD) - Vintage Market Days of Southern Nevada will come to The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin (1825 Festival Plaza Dr) (MAP). You'll find upscale vintage & vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market, featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, and more. Hours are: Friday & Saturday 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. and Sunday 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Tickets are $5.00 for Saturday and Sunday, or $10.00 for the entire weekend. Children under 12 are free.

April 13 (PD) - Run Away With Cirque Du Soleil should return to Springs Preserve. Join dozens of artists from Cirque du Soleil's Las Vegas shows and more than 1,000 community members for a 5K run or a 1-mile fun walk. There will be music from cast and crew, photo opportunities with performers and a circus play area for children. The event is from 7:00 A.M. - 12 P.M., reservations are required and ticket prices will be announced closer to the event. All proceeds support the Springs Preserve and Cirque du Soleil Foundations.

April 13 (PD) - The 45th Annual UNLVino should return and be held from 7:00 - 10:00 P.M. at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in downtown's Symphony Park. You're invited to "Take a Sip for Scholarship" with 50 unique pairing experiences prepared by 50 internationally acclaimed chefs and restaurants, as well as the Grand Tasting, world-class champagne, craft beers and sake pours, and a silent auction. Tickets are
    $100.00 Advance (1/29/18 - 2/28/18)
    $150.00 Regular (3/1/18 - 4/13/14)
    $175.00 At The Door

April 13 - 14 (PD) - Las Vegas Celtic Games. The always fun Celtic games should return for their 14th 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 18 - 21 - Viva Las Vegas Car Show and Rockabilly Weekend 22 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. Tickets sell out to this popular event, so get yours early!

April 18 - 24 - The Play That Goes Wrong, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

April 18 - 24 - Team Dart, the world's largest soft-tip dart tournament returns to its new home at the Paradise Events Center at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. This will be the events 34th annual tournament. In 2018, there were nearly 3,000 players from the U.S., Canada and Europe competing for titles. 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 19 (PD) - Las Rageous should return to the Downtown area for its third year. Concert sites were on their website and were downtown in good proximity to The D, Golden Nugget, Plaza, Golden Gate and Binions (You can see the site on the site's map). Last year, Early Bird tickets for the 2 Day Passes are $99.00/$299.00/$399.00, and Phase 1 tickets go up $30.00 and Phase 2 tickets go up another $20.00 (Early pricing announcement-verify on the site). Currently listed acts (always subject to changes) include aperfectcircle, Clutch, UnderOath, Beartooth, PopEvil, and more.

April 19 - 20 (PD) - Las Vegas Taste of The Caribbean will be held at the Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas. Celebrating Latin, Caribbean, West Indian and Diaspora cuisines with delicious traditional, modern and contemporary cultural dishes. Click on the link for more information and ticket prices.

April 20 - 21 (PD) - Pirate Fest should return to invade Las Vegas at Craig Ranch Regional Park-628 W. Craig Road (MAP). This is the annual Pirate, Steampunk, and Faerie Festival for the area. There will be music, entertainers, vendors, food, games, Zappo's Cardboard Regatta and more.
Hours (in the past, this year's schedule not posted yet):
Friday - 12:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Saturday - 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Sunday - 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Tickets were (in the past, this year's prices not posted yet):
Single Day Entry - General Admission $15.00, Child (5 - 11 Years), Seniors (65+) and Military (w/ID) are $10.00
Save $2.00 on Single Day Entry with a receipt from any Smith's Food & Drug, Sonic Restaurant, or Green Valley Grocery
3 Day Wrist Pass - General Admission $30.00, Child (5 - 11 Years), Seniors (65+) and Military (w/ID) are $20.00

April 20 (PD) - Las Rageous, Day 2 should return to the Downtown area for its third year. Concert sites were on their website and were downtown in good proximity to The D, Golden Nugget, Plaza, Golden Gate and Binions (You can see the site on the site's map). Last year, Early Bird tickets for the 2 Day Passes are $99.00/$299.00/$399.00, and Phase 1 tickets go up $30.00 and Phase 2 tickets go up another $20.00 (Early pricing announcement-verify on the site). Currently listed acts (always subject to changes) include Five Finger Death Punch, Judas Priest, Int This Moment, Saxon, Hollywood Undead, Black Star Riders, and more.

April 21 - 26 - The 2019 US Open 9 Ball Championship will be held at Mandalay Bay. The prize-fund for this event is $300,000. More information will be available in the upcoming months and we'll post it as we find it.

April 24 - 27 (PD) - Laughlin River Run, Riding the River for 37 Years should return. 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 Laughlin strip casinos. Concerts, vendors, manufacturers and special events will keep you busy every day. In 2018, look for a poker run, custom bike show and a Ms. Laughlin River Run contest.

April 24 - 28 (PD) - American Poolplayers Association National Singles Championships should return to the Westgate in beautiful Las Vegas (subject to change-not posted on website yet). This event has two individual National Singles Championships in its makeup. The 8-Ball Classic will be held April 27 - 29 ($300,000 Total Purse) and offers five Skill Level Tiers. The APA 9-Ball Shootout is held April 25 - 27 ($150,000 Total Purse) and offers three Skill Level Tiers. (Final purse amounts subject to change closer to the tournament).

April 24 - 29 (PD) - Outlaw Bicycle Club should have its 7th gathering of custom bicycle enthusiasts, builders and bike clubs in North America at a new venue: The Stratosphere. There will be a Fabricator Face Off between eight fabricators competing head-to-head to build a 100% complete, original, and rideable bike (the frame must be a one-off and built by the entrant). You can also tour the art show and vendors. Tickets are available as a three-day pass, and the earlier you buy, the less expensive they are. This will be a cool event to attend.

April 25 - 28 - The 6th Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival should return to celebrate the Black Impact on the Big Screen. Great films, special guests, awards, this event has it all. Plan to attend and get a chance to see the next generation of movers and shakers before the rest of the world.

April 25 - 28 (PD) - Great American Foodie Fest (Formerly known as the Las Vegas Food Fest) should return to its new location: Sunset Station. 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: 4 day pass is $10, with a single day pass costing $10.00 and VIP tickets are $50.00 for the 4 Day Pass.  Kids under 54" are FREE! The event hours are usually: Thursday - Friday - 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M., Saturday - Noon - 11:00 P.M., Sunday - Noon to 10:00 P.M. (Ticket prices not on their site as of this update-keep checking)

April 26 -May 4 (PD) - Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival should return and take 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. This year will include an Expo at the Cashman Center. 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 26 - 28 (PD) - Muscle Cars at the Strip (Formerly, Mopar at the Strip) should return to Las Vegas. Formerly just for Mopar enthusiasts, the show has been expanded to include GM and Ford. The focus of the event is muscle cars of the 60's and early 70's. You'll find a Car Corral showcasing some of these
beautiful vehicles, a Swap Meet, Manufacturers Midway, Open Autocross, and special concerts at the Cannery Hotel and Casino (Host Hotel). Several hotels are offering specials for this event (to show you how big it is). Go to the info tab of the website to see the most current deals. OR, book a Caesars room using our click-through on this very page! Go to the registration page HERE to see all the different levels of ticketing available to you. This will be a great show, so be sure and enjoy...Tell them Las Vegas for Beginners sent you!

April 27 (PD) - Dia Del Nino at Springs Preserve should be held to honor children and celebrate childhood from 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. You'll find clowns, magicians, cooking demos, face painting, a petting zoo, live entertainment, food & drink and more. Ticket prices will be announced closer to the event. Reservations are not required, but it is recommended to purchase your ticket(s) in advance in case there's another sell-out.

April 27 - The 16th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival should return to The Cannery Hotel and Casino begins at 5:00 P.M. Music, local and craft beer, great BBQ all in one place. Tickets are $10.00

April 27 (PD) - The 10th Annual 5K Race for Hope and Fund Walk should take place at Town Square and will benefit the Grant a Gift Autism Foundation. The event takes place from 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. The Kidz Run starts at 8:15 A.M., the 5K Timed Run starts at 8:30 A.M. and the 5K Fun Walk starts at 8:45 A.M. A Recognition Ceremony is at 9:30 A.M. and there will be Music & Entertainment from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. Entry fees range from $10.00 - $35.00 depending on your participation.

April 27 - New York-New York should host the 22nd annual qualifying event for the 103rd Annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York. The event will take place at New York-New York's Brooklyn Bridge for the title of "Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champion" and two contest winners will advance to the July 4th Finals in New York. A special employee contest will take place at 1:00 P.M. prior to the main event, which will be at 3:00 P.M. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

April 27 - 28 (PD) - Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival should returns for its 27th 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 in 2017 were $100.00 - $160.00 in advance or cash ONLY at the festival box office at the event. Ticket prices will be announced soon, just keep checking. Children 13 - 17 ticket prices will be announced soon and 12 and under are free. In 2018 this event SOLD OUT, so get your tickets early!

May, 2019

May 1 - 4 (PD) - Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival returns and take 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. This year will include an Expo at the Cashman Center. 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.

May 2 - 8 (PD) - Team Dart, the world's largest soft-tip dart tournament should return to the Paradise Events Center at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. This will be the events 30th annual tournament. In 2013, there were 2,900 players from 5 countries competing for  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.

May 3 - 5 - Alice in Wonderland @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M. (+2:00 P.M. on 5/4/19 & 5/5/19). Tickets are currently Subscription Only, but will become available to the general public closer to the event.

May 3 - 5 (PD) - PBR Last Cowboy Standing & WCRA Rodeo Showdown should return to the Thomas & Mack Center. PBR's Last Cowboy Standing has the top 40 Bull Riders competing for $100,000 in prize money and bonus PBR world standing points. The competition continues until only one cowboy remains as the man who has ridden the most bulls consecutively and can claim the title "The Last Cowboy Standing". The WCRA Rodeo Showdown features a new competition format with prizes of nearly $400,000! The WCRA includes all seven disciplines the competitors will have to perform: Bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, and bull riding. The PBR starts at 7:45 P.M. on the May 4 & 5, the WCRA starts at 1:45 P.M. on May 5 & 6. Tickets for the WCRA cost $15.00/$25.00/$40.00/$55.00/$80.00 while the PBR tickets are $$25.00/$40.00/$55.00/$80.00/$105.00/$405.00 with a special page dedicated to PBR Premium Experiences for $399.00/$499.00/$599.00 available HERE.

May 4 - 6 (PD) - The 6th LVL Up Expo Gaming and Technology Convention should return to 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 4 - 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 4 (PD) - The The Indian Food & Cultural Festival (Las Vegas Mela) should return 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 is only $7.00 with Children 5 & Under FREE. You'll experience wonderful Indian cuisine, fashion, classic & modern dance, and music. This will be a great event to attend.

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 9 - 12 (PD) - The 13th Annual Vegas Uncork'd food & wine festival, brought to you by "Bon Appetit" magazine should return for 2019.  The yearly event takes place over the weekend at MGM Resorts, Cromwell, Caesars Palace, Venetian, and Cosmopolitan. A complete schedule of events 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 eleven), not a problem-just buy those tickets. Sounds like a great weekend. A good article on the whole weekend can be found HERE. This is a fantastic event.

May 9 - 12 (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 three-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 Festival takes place Thursday to Sunday at the Las Vegas Village (across from Luxor). The PRCA Rodeo is also Thursday to Sunday with tickets going for $10.00/$20.00/$35.00/$125.00 and can be found HERE. The PBR Last Cowboy Standing is Friday and Saturday and tickets are $10.00/$50.00/$100.00/$250.00 and can be found HERE.

May 10 - 11 (PD) - Spring Wine Festival (Hosted by Golden Nugget). The event should returns for its 10th year featuring wines from NAPA and Sonoma Valley. Kicking off with a poolside wine reception on Friday, at 8:00 P.M. This event will keep you busy all weekend. Tickets to the Friday are $42.69 (+ Fees), Saturday's Grand Tasting Tickets at the Grand Events Center are $89.66 (+ Fees).

May 10 - 12 (PD) - LVTAPFEST should return to continue to explore the tradition of tap in the City of Entertainment because and enlighten the community of dance and it is a business of tap dance mixed with the history and new generations. This festival continues to keep the tradition of tap dance alive in Las Vegas by educating the community in tap culture, history, and discipline by instruction and performances for and by members, students, and patrons. There's quite a lot of classes and history classes planned, so plan now before all the tickets are gone. Events (last year) took place at the UNLV Alta Ham Fine Arts Building Dance Department Room #111 and at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts at the Lowden Theater on 9th and Clark. You'll also find maps on this page for location help.

May 11 (PD) - Springs Preserve's Ice Cream Festival returns and will be held from 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. You'll find stations serving ice cream sundaes, novelties, and root beer floats along with live entertainment, face painting, storytelling, a pirate magic show, carnival games and more. Tickets are Adult/Child $10.00/$8.00 (Non-Members) & $9.00/$7.00 (Members) It is recommended that you purchase your tickets in advance to avoid a sell-out risk. It did sell-out in 2017, so get your tickets EARLY.

May 11 (PD) - MonteLago Village Beerfest should return to The Village at Lake Las Vegas in nearby Henderson. The  Pub is hosting the event from 2:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. There will be tickets for 2,000 beer lovers and at least 30 breweries in attendance. Tickets are $45.00 General Admission (3:30 Entry) and VIP tickets are $60.00 (2:00 P.M. early entry). You'll receive your wristband and official MLVBF sampling glass. (You must have the wristband and glass in order to sample beer). The festival is open to the public to visit the vendor tents and restaurants.

May 11 (PD) - Vegas Unstripped should return to Downtown Las Vegas and is presented by The Feast of Friends. This is a celebration of local independent Las Vegas culinary talent presenting tastes of their personal expressions. For one night only, take part in this historic event with entertainment and hard/soft beverages included in the ticket price of $68.27. The event will run from 9:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.

May 11 - 12 (PD) - Art Festival of Henderson should return as it showcases art from some of the region's best artisans along with hours of live entertainment, you will not want to miss this event at the Henderson Events Plaza and Convention Center (200 S. Water Street). You can browse through artist boutiques showcasing paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and much more on display and available for purchase. This event is 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.M both days and there is complimentary parking and admission.

May 17 - 18 (PD) - Tiger Jam should return and celebrate its 21st anniversary at Shadow Creek. Party like a rock star. Play poker with the best, golf like a pro, and it's all hosted by Tiger Woods. Check out their website to see what you can do this incredible weekend.

May 17 - 19 - Electric Daisy Carnival returns, at its new, earlier, date, for another year of late night to early morning dancing. 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 is HUGE!! Come well rested as this party starts in the evening and goes well into the morning every day of the event (usually ending around 6:00 - 7:00 A.M.). You should make your room reservations early, as rooms will get expensive the longer you wait. In 2017 EDC had shuttle buses to take you back to the strip from LVMS, where you could walk or catch a cab/Uber/Lyft back to your hotel. In 2017, total attendance was around 400,000 with 135,000 showing up for the last night. Ticket Prices for 2018 are: General Admission (18+ Years Old) are $325/$340/$355 (Earlier you buy, the cheaper they are) and VIP (21+ Years Old) run $699.00. NEW FOR 2018: You'll be able to camp at LVMS so you'll be closer to EDC. Check the website for any restrictions. The lineup for artists at the 22nd Annual Electric Daisy Carnival has been released!

May 16 - 18 (PD) - CK Shows Coin and Currency should return to the Westgate Resort 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 in 2016 was $3.00, but you can usually find a coupon for free admission on the site. The Westgate also offered a special event room rate you can find on the main event website, so check that out. Hours in 2018 were Thursday - Friday 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. and Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

May 18 (PD)  -The 10th Annual Brews & Blues Festival should return to Springs Preserve (MAP). This is a beautiful park, and this will be their ninth 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. The first 1,900 guests can receive a commemorative mug.

May 18 (PD) - The 13th Annual Lee's Beer & Tequila Experience should return to the Thomas & Mack Center and be held from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and tickets are $60.00 in advance and $70.00 at the door. They will feature over 300 Handcrafted beers and 70 of the finest Tequilas. All net profits go to Lee's Helping Hand, a Non-Profit Organization. You must be 21 or older to attend.

May 18 (PD) - Insane Inflatables might return to Las Vegas at the Craig Ranch Regional Park (628 W Craig Road) (MAP). (As of this posting, their website is not up, but that's not always an indicator of an event's returning.) Tickets are a VERY reasonable $29.00 - $79.00. Riders enter in "waves" of 100 beginning at 8:30 A.M. and a new wave is released every 15 minutes. The course consists of 11 separate inflatables that you will have to go over/through to reach the end. Looks like a great time! Get your tickets quick, as prices go up to $39.00 on November 17 and increase $5.00 per ticket every 2 - 3 weeks thereafter.

May 23 (PD) - The Nevada Restaurant Association should 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 23 - June 1 (PD) - The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) should hold their 39th Annual 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 24 - 25 (PD) - Best Dam Barbecue Challenge should return to cook up a storm in nearby Boulder City, Nevada at Bicentennial Park (26 Miles From LV - 30 Minutes) (Directions). This is a professional barbecue competition and admission is free. There will be barbecue and festival food, vendors, a family fun zone, the Best Dam Car Show, musical entertainment, and a Police VS. Firefighters Rib-Eating Contest. The event will be held on Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. and on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

May 24 - 27 (PD) - The 21st annual Punk Rock Bowling should 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 30 - June 1 (PD) - International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame should hold their sixth 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 $25,000 in cash & prizes

May 30 - June 2 (PD) - National Barrel Horse Association Professional's Choice Super Show & Western Gift Show should return to South Point's Arena. This is the largest barrel racing organization in the world and will put on a show worthy of its size. Come see some of the best Equine Athletes compete in this exciting sport. The best thing: IT'S FREE to the public.

May 31 - June 1 (PD) - The Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction by Mecum Auctions should return to the South Point Exhibit Hall, this time for a mid-year auction. 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 600 motorcycles on the block. Ticket and gate times are not announced yet, but tickets to the January sale were $20.00 per person, per day in advance or $30.00 per person, per day at the gate (Children 12 and younger get in FREE). Motorcycle sales began at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday and 9:00 A.M. Wednesday through Saturday.

 

June, 2019

May 31 - June 1 (PD) - The Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction by Mecum Auctions should return to the South Point Exhibit Hall, this time for a mid-year auction. 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 600 motorcycles on the block. Ticket and gate times are not announced yet, but tickets to the January sale were $20.00 per person, per day in advance or $30.00 per person, per day at the gate (Children 12 and younger get in FREE). Motorcycle sales began at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday and 9:00 A.M. Wednesday through Saturday.

June 1 (PD) - The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) holds their last day of the 39th Annual 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.

June 1 (PD) - International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame should hold their final day of their sixth 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 $25,000 in cash & prizes

June 1 - 2 (PD) - National Barrel Horse Association Professional's Choice Super Show & Western Gift Show should return to South Point's Arena. This is the largest barrel racing organization in the world and will put on a show worthy of its size. Come see some of the best Equine Athletes compete in this exciting sport. The best thing: IT'S FREE to the public.

June 4 - 9 - Fiddler On The Roof, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall. Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

June 4 (PD) - The 9th Annual Sundown in Downtown benefiting the Las Vegas Natural History Museum should be held at Heritage Park (900 Las Vegas Blvd North - Next door to the Museum). Come introduce yourself (or get reacquainted) to the Museum. There will be plenty of food and drink. The event will be held from 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. Single GA ticket last year was $35.00, Single VIP was $55.00, Couples VIP were $100 and 6 Pack/12 Pack VIP Tickets were available also (+ fees). General Admission tickets included two beverage tickets, VIP include unlimited beverages. Check the site, as ticket prices were not available at the time of posting.

June 5 - 9 - The 12th Annual Las Vegas Film Festival should return for another year celebrating the independent film maker. Make plans to attend, and support independent film making. Tickets are $10 - $15 per show or $100 - $200 for passes. Films will be presented at the Brenden Theaters at the Palms. Click HERE for the schedule.

June 7 - 9 - The 8th Annual Health, Healing & Happiness Expo should return to the Tuscany Suites & Casino (255 East Flamingo Road). You find yoga, fitness classes, holistic health expo, entertainment, speakers, plant-based chef demo and much more. All you need to help you recharge your life with nutrition & lifestyle choices for your physical and emotional well-being. Conference tickets are $79.00 - $179.00 (depending on one day vs. full conference, admission with or without lunch, etc) and Workshops are $25.00 - $75.00.

June 8 (PD) - The Ultimate Vegas Car Show, raising money for The Sanctuary Project dog rescue, should return to the M Resort Spa and Casino from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Car Pre-Registration is $40.00/$50.00 Day of Show, but the event is FREE to attend. You'll find 15 categories of vehicles to look at, parts and accessory vendors, and the outside bar, pool and Hotel will be open.

June 8 (PD) - Reggae in the Desert should return for its 18th year and will take place at the Clark County Amphitheater (500 South Grand Central Parkway. There is a listing of who's playing on the main page. Tickets are $24.99 w/Combo Package available for $19.99/$24.99 (Event Poster and T-shirt). Go to their FACEBOOK page for the most up-to-date information. The event is from Noon - 11:00 P.M.

June 13 (PD) - Third Annual Summer Cookout featuring Robert Irvine should be held at the Tropicana. The Tropicana will team up with Three Square Food Bank to kick-off the 12th installment of Las Vegas Restaurant Week, a celebration of dining out for a cause. The event will be at Robert Irvine's Public House and guests will be able to indulge in summertime favorite dishes, as well as refreshing beverages. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Three Square in its fight to end hunger in Southern Nevada. The event will be held from 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. with General Admission tickets at $50.00 (Active Duty Military, Veterans, & Local Law Enforcement Including First Responders with valid ID are $40.00) and VIP tickets are $100.00

June 13 - 15 (PD) - The Las Vegas Car Stars event should 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 Children's Miracle Network. See their most recent Facebook postings HERE.

June 13 - 16 (PD) - Magic The Gathering Grand Prix Las Vegas should return to the Westgate. Modern will be Friday and Saturday with Limited being held on Saturday and Sunday. Pre-Registration opens in March, so there's no schedule or pricing at the time of this posting. Keep checking their site for the most up-to-date information.

June 14 - National Geographic Live: "On The Trail of Big Cats" @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $19.00 - $49.00

June 17 - 28 (PD) - Las Vegas Restaurant Week should return for its 12th year. Participating restaurants will serve prix-fixe menus at price points from $20.00 to $80.00 with a fixed portion of the meal's cost being donated to Three Square food bank. Restaurant week broke its own records in 2015 and is hoping to do it again this year. Use the link above to filter restaurants based on type of cuisine, location, price point and meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner). Also check their Facebook page for updates.

June 18 - 30 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of The Broadway Series @ The Smith Center's Reynolds Hall.  Tickets are currently subscription only, but individual tickets will open for sale closer to the event.

June 19 - 2 (PD) - Las Vegas International Chess Festival should return to 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 28 - 30 (PD) - The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con should return to the Las Vegas Convention Center. 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.

July, 2019

July 17 - 21 -  RollerCon, "The original worldwide roller derby convention" will return to Las Vegas, now at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center. 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.

September, 2019

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.

October, 2019

October 11 - 13 (PD) - Vegas Nerd Society should return in 2019 with "The Summit" (Formerly known as the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic). Featuring movers and shakers in the Las Vegas podcasting, blogs, and entertainment industries.

January, 2020

January 8 - Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi and today would've been his 85th 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 17 - 19 (PD) - Otakon Vegas took 2019 off, so we'll keep checking to see if returns to Las Vegas in 2020 and to Planet Hollywood. We'll see if they 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 2017 were:
Online registration (Non-Members): $60 Weekend
Online registration (Otakorp Members): $39 Weekend
At the door: $65 Weekend / $45 Friday or Saturday/ $30 Sunday Only

January 25 - Come celebrate as Chinese New Year begins in Las Vegas! Come celebrate the Year of the Rat.

February, 2020

February 2 - Super Bowl LIV will be held at New Miami Stadium, home of the Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, FL. 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).

March, 2020

March 17 - April 6 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Look for the Final Four to be played at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

April, 2020

April 1 - 6 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way for the last few games of the season. Look for the Final Four to be played in San Antonio, TX at The Alamodome. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

April 5 - 6 (PD) - Major League Baseball's opening days! Squeeze into your favorite sports book (between all the March Madness fans) and enjoy the boys of summer.

May, 2020

May 2 (PD) - 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 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.

July, 2020

July 22 - 26 -  RollerCon, "The original worldwide roller derby convention" will return to Las Vegas, now at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center. 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.

February, 2021

February 6 (PD) - Super Bowl LV will be held at the new Rams Stadium, in Inglewood, CA. 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 12 - Come celebrate as Chinese New Year begins in Las Vegas! Come celebrate the Year of the Ox.

March, 2021

March 16 - April 5 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Look for the Final Four to be played at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

April, 2021

April 1 - 5 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way for the last few games of the series. Look for the Final Four to be played in San Antonio, TX at The Alamodome. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

May, 2021

May 1 (PD) - 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.

January, 2022

January 19 - 22 - The Safari Club International 50th Annual Convention returns to Las Vegas after three years in Reno and returns to 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.

March, 2022

March 2 - 6 - The Mega Massive, internationally acclaimed immersive Bellydance College comes to Las Vegas to celebrate 20 years in 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.

March 15 - April 4 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way. Look for the Final Four to be played in San Antonio, TX at The Alamodome. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

April, 2022

April 1 - 4 - March Madness will roll into Las Vegas in its usual big way for the last few games of the series. Look for the Final Four to be played in San Antonio, TX at The Alamodome. So, find your favorite Sports Book, place your bets and settle in for a great playoff series. The NCAA has a March Madness page HERE. A great article to help you navigate the Madness can be found HERE. The NCAA site listing the Championship sites can be found HERE.

 (PD) - Projected Dates, Subject to change