What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of July 28th & 29th

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 28th, 2018

Discovery Walk: Beaver Walk at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 5:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a nature guide to discover some of the best places to walk and discover the local beaver in the Nature Preserve. No dogs. Be prepared to walk two miles or more. All ages welcome. Free. Advance signup required.

Build Your Own Covered Wagon at Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

  • 10:00am-3:00pm
  • FREE (museum admission $3, children 12 & under free)
  • 500 E Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Prepare for your journey across the west - using popsicle sticks and construction paper you can build your very own covered wagon!

20th Annual Las Vegas Dance in the Desert Festival at Summerlin Library

  • 10:30am-12:00pm
  • FREE
  • 1771 Inner Cir, Las Vegas, NV 89134
  • Join us as we celebrate the triumphal twentieth anniversary of the Las Vegas Dance in the Desert Festival! Contemporary concert dance artists from across the country and beyond converge with local dance makers in the heart of Summerlin for this happy encampment of new dance performances and master classes. A production of LVCCLD, the New Dance Foundation for the Arts, Inc., Nevada Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Festival "promises to be highly accessible and more than a little fun." Las Vegas City Life.

Nature Tales at Clark County Wetlands Park

Adult Watercolor at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Learn techniques for capturing the beauty of the park in watercolor. Adults age 18+. This month we’ll be exploring Feathers & Nests in our art. All supplies provided. Free. Advance signup required. Registration opens on the first day of the month.

Lee Canyon Cornhole Tournament at Lee Canyon (Ski & Snowboard Resort)

  • 11:00am-5:00pm
  • $20 per team (if you want to enter)
  • 6725 Lee Canyon Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89124
  • Come up to Lee Canyon and escape the blazing Vegas heat to join us for a fun Cornhole Tournament on Saturday July 28th at noon. Format will be bring your own partner doubles, cost is only $20 per team and cash payouts to the top 5 teams. Register onsite, the morning of, from 11:00am-11:30am with tournament starting at noon. (Cash payout amounts depend on number of teams entered)

Summer Family Program at Nevada State Museum: "Desert Seasons"

  • 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Museum/Springs Preserve admission
  • 309 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Seasons change, even in the Mojave Desert! Learn about the unique features of each of the four seasons. 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. 

"Just Dance" Party at Green Valley Library

  • 3:30-5:00pm
  • FREE
  • 2797 N Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89014
  • Put your dancing shoes on and get down to the library for a dance party that's just for kids! We're hosting our 5th annual “Just Dance” party in honor of National Dance Day. Open to kids of all ages.

Summer Concert Series at The District at Green Valley Ranch: Matt Matelko 

Dive-In Movies at Wet 'n' Wild ("Smurfs: The Lost Village")

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Golf Cart Tour at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 7:30pm
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Don't let mobility issues prevent you from enjoying all Wetlands Park has to offer. Learn about the history and wildlife of Wetlands Park and visit scenic overlooks of the Las Vegas Wash. Ability to transfer to/from a golf cart is required. Space is limited. Free. Advanced signup required.

Garden Class: Herbs & Spice at Springs Preserve

  • 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • $10 (members), $12 (non-members), plus admission
  • 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Join us as we spice things up during the hot days of summer. We’ll cover some of the basics for growing herbs and spices. You’ll savor just how easy it is to grow these sensational plants.

Watercolor for Kids at Clark County Wetlands Park

Jazz Session Sundays at Downtown Container Park

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