While Las Vegas is known as the one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world you and your family call it home. These monthly calendars will help you keep up on the annual festivals, movie and concert series, community events and other goings on that make living in Las Vegas such a rewarding experience.
Many of these vents are free of charge and most are family friendly. Times, locations and price are subject to change so always make sure to check the events website before making plans. I hope you enjoy these events and if you are an event coordinator who wishes to be included in this calendar please email me with the subject title CALENDAR LISTING.
Use this handy reference to see show schedules for the best Las Vegas Shows in January
The highlight of the month has to be The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at the Mirage a perfect Valentine's Day date night. Ladies spice up Cupid's favorite night with Night School 4 Girls and show your man the wild side. Bring out he kink with Zumanity from Cirque du Soleil.
Whether you favor the Joint at Hard Rock or the Pearl at the Palms or even the Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas has a slew of great concert venues. Big time stars and regional and local acts take to the stage for your enjoyment. This calendar will help you decide which bands to go see this February. The 1980s dominate the offerings in February 2012. Motley Crue dominates the Joint this month with what can bets be described as a temporary residency. Grab your tickets while you can. 80's mega rockers Styx will toss their bouffants about on stage at Green Valley Ranch. Michael McDonald and Richard Marx top of the 80s schtick. Check out the complete listings.
This Henderson farmers market staple now has two locations. The Thursday market runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and is located at. 240 Water Street in downtown Henderson, NV in the Events Plaza and the Friday market runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and is located at the at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Head down, grab some fresh produce, a home made jam or a spicy hot sauce.
Every month on the first Friday this legendary arts and entertainment festival dominates Fremont Street and the surrounding Downtown area. This month's First Friday takes place on Friday August 5th from 6:00 to 10:00 PM with numerous after parties and pub crawls. While there fly high above the street with Fremont Street Flightlinez and grab a pint at the Griffin.
Each Tuesday afternoon starting at 1:00 PM the Clark County Library on E. Flamingo hosts the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou film series. Each month features a slate of films built around a single theme, director or star. This months films include Cleopatra, Cecil B. Demille's epic on the 7th, Lives of the Bengal Lancer on the 14th, Go West, Young Man on the 21st and Ruggles of Red Gap on the 28th. all of these films are considered masterpieces of mid 1930's film making and are rarely seen on the big screen. Admission is free as always.
If you love plants or tinkering in your garden or maybe you're an herb-o-phile who amazes your family with culinary delights, then the Botanical Gardens Tour at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson is for you. Starting each Sunday at 9 AM this expert guided tour of the extensive collection of plants is a must see. Say hi to Randy when you're there. Call 702.567.6000 for blackout dates.
Bringing fresh produce, bread and art to Summerlin 52 Saturdays and Sundays a year, this farmers market is a must experience. The markets take place on Saturdays at the Tivoli Village from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM and Sundays from 8:30 AM to 2:00PM at Sansone Park Place. Take the kids and grandparents and make it a family event.
I recently wrote about this amazing organization and the great work they do. From spaying and neutering to pet adoptions, The Animal Foundation is one of the best places to find a new furry pal. On the last Sunday of each month at Tivoli Village from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. It is a great organization and a great place to find the new family member.