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Top Ten Free Things to do in Las Vegas


Las Vegas is nicknamed Lost Wages for a reason, but that doesn't mean that you have to spend a lot to have fun. Here is my list of Top Ten Free Things To Do In Las Vegas. Use it to help you save money, to still have fun after you've lost it all.

1. The Fountains of Bellagio

A general exterior view of The Fountains of Bellagio on October 16, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The most magnificent expression of man’s power over water may just be the Fountains of Bellagio. Long a favorite of visitors, locals and lovers, the fountains get most of their water not from Lake Mead from the same artesian wells that drew the Spaniards to this valley so long ago.

2. Free Movies in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is home to numerous Free Movie Series. From classic films at the Clark County Library to new animated family favorites on the green at The District at Green Valley Ranch, Las Vegas has no shortage of movie showings that will please any movie goer regardless of age.

3. Free Wine Tastings

In recent years Las Vegas has become a paradise for wine lovers. You could, and should, venture out to the innumerable restaurants across the Valley that cater to wine lovers, but for a true bargain experience check out these free wine tastings.

4. Free Printable Las Vegas Show Coupons.

Everyone nows how easy it is to spend, and waste, money in Las Vegas. As the old saying goes, the house always wins. But every once in a while the holders of the gold laden pouch unfurl the purse strings and give us a break in the form of printable show coupons.

5. First Fridays

First Fridays have become the in the know event for those in the know. If you're not in the know have no fear, for this guide will provide you access to information on all the events, happenings and goings ons that have made First Friday's not just Nevada's premier art festival, but also on of the best parties in a town known for partying.

6. Las Vegas Farmer's Markets

Nothing make one feel part of a community like a good farmer's market. The products are local, the profits are earned by locals and usually the bang for ones buck is superior to big box stores and supermarkets. Here in Las Vegas we are blessed with a number of great farmer's markets, most that run all year round.

7. Las Vegas Off Leash Dog Parks

Luckily for us Las Vegans the Valley has numerous dog parks to let our four legged friends play. This article will provide locations, hours, amenities and rules for all the Off Leash Dog Parks, which as any dog owner will tell you are the way to go. Let you lab run free and take advantage of the great (and not so great) weather the Valley has to offer.

8. Free Museum Admission for Bank of America Card

Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card holders with a valid photo ID get one complimentary admission to over 150 museums across the country the first weekend of every month in 2011. From art to science to natural history this promotion is great for families and individuals alike.

9. Walking Vegas - A Locals Take on Walking the Strip

While most residents of Las Vegas try to avoid mucking it up with the tourists, gawkers and innumerable visitors that come to the city each year, there are times when it feels really good to act like newbies by walking Vegas with a different shade of glasses.

10. Sirens of Ti

The Sirens of Ti are a free and sexy show at Treasure Island. Featuring pirates and wenches in a free nightly show. Long considered one of the best free shows in Las Vegas the free show is performed nightly at 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. at Sirens' Cove at the front entrance of Treasure Island Hotel and Casino.

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