What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of July 21st & 22nd

It's that time again! Here's a look at some of the little-known things you can do this weekend around Las Vegas. You can participate in a variety of activities all weekend long, many of which are family-friendly! Click on the event name to get all the information.

Here's a sampling of some things you or your family can check out:

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

World Chinese Badminton Federation Championships at South Point Arena & Equestrian Center

Weekend Tykes at Clark County Wetlands Park

Art Stamps & Cards at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 10:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Create an art stamp of your own design, inspired by the shapes and patterns at Wetlands Park with members from Nevada Humanities. Ages 5+. Pre-registration not required.

Storytime Train at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City

  • 10:00am, 11:30am, or 1:00pm (the 2:30pm ride has been cancelled due to the heat)
  • $10 (ages 12+), $5 (children 4-11), 3 and under are FREE
  • 601 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • Bring the kids (regardless of age) and have a fun time riding the train, coloring, doing a craft, and listening to a children's story.  Purchase regular tickets to ride the train and join our Storytime Crew in the dining car of the train, on the regularly scheduled train runs (10AM, 11:30AM, 1PM).  We furnish the coloring pages and markers, craft materials, and the story.  Sit with your kids, have fun, take photos or videos, and watch the beautiful desert scenery from the comfort of our train.

Photography For Teens: You're Good At This Already! at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Use tools you already have to improve your photography style using composition skills such as framing, shapes, and background. Please bring your own digital camera device or camera phone to use during the class. Ages 13-17. Registration required.

Pioneer Day at Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

  • 12:00pm
  • $3.00 (museum admission), 12 & under FREE
  • 500 E Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Celebrate the pioneer lifestyle with one of the fort's biggest events of the year. This family-friendly affair will feature pioneer games, children’s crafts, food concessions, live music, and more!

Summer Family Program at Nevada State Museum: "Pioneers"

  • 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Museum/Springs Preserve admission
  • 309 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Kids of all ages are invited to join us in the Education Room on Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 pm to enjoy hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities, and art projects. No registration is required, and programs are free with regular museum admission.

Christmas In July - Hawaii Style! at Clark County Library

  • 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • FREE
  • 1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • The graceful hula dancers of Na Hula Halia Aloha return to our Main Theater for a winter celebration in the middle of summer! Enjoy holiday songs in the aloha spirit and escape the heat as Na Hula Halia Aloha showcase authentic songs and dances representing Hawaiian history and folklore. Mele Kalikimaka!

Grupo Folklorico Libertad de Las Vegas at Winchester Cultural Center

  • 6:00pm
  • $12 in advance, $14 the day of the show
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • Grupo Folklorico Libertad de Las Vegas is a talented folkloric dance troupe that will be performing their show “Folkloreada Las Vegas” at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive, just north of Desert Inn Road. 

Twilight Blockbusters at Aliante Nature Discovery Park: "Coco"

  • Entertainment begins at 7:00pm, Movie begins at 8:10pm
  • FREE
  • 2627 Nature Park Dr, North Las Vegas, NV 89084
  • Enjoy a FREE family blockbuster beneath the stars, and cheer on young Miguel as he pursues his dream of becoming a musician! Prior to the show, enjoy a variety of performances and activities celebrating Mexican folklore and traditions of Dia de los Muertos. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Summer Concert Series at The District at Green Valley Ranch: Kaylie Foster 

Dive-In Movies at Wet 'n' Wild ("The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature")

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Discovery Walk: Water In the Desert at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 7:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a nature guide and explore some of the best places to walk in the Nature Preserve and discover the waterways of Wetlands Park. No dogs. Be prepared to walk two miles or more. All ages welcome. Free. Advance signup required.

Wild Science at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 1:00pm
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Bring your budding scientist to explore the wild world of science through hands-on math and messy science-based lessons and activities. Free. Age 6+. Location: Nature Center Classroom.

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