What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of September 15th & 16th

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, September 15th, 2018


WetlandsHands On! (WHO) at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 8:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Be prepared to get dirty and make a difference! Join us for our monthly community stewardship event. Meeting locations vary; this month we will meet at Nature Preserve for a clean-up. Groups welcome. Take part in the largest volunteer effort in the world—International Coastal Cleanup Day! Advance signup required.


High Roller Reining Classic Horse Show & Western Gift Show at South Point Arena & Equestrian Center


El Tiempo Fiesta Las Vegas Latino Parade & Festival at Craig Ranch Regional Park


Funset Kids Club at Galleria At Sunset

  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • FREE
  • 1300 W Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV 89014
  • Join us as we celebrate Autumn/Hispanic Heritage month with special guests. Parents, bring the kids and join us for kid-friendly, educational activities such as crafts, giveaways and live entertainment!


Curious Cottontails at Clark County Wetlands Park


Storytime Train at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City

  • 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm 
  • $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.  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.


Latin Festive Day at Cowabunga Bay


Pioneer Days at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

  • 11:00am-2:00pm
  • $10 entry fee to park
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • Come experience the sights, smells, and tastes of the Nevada frontier with branding, fresh squeezed lemonade, spinning, quilting, weaving, the Old Time Nevada Fiddlers, a bluegrass band, an appearance from Jackson the Burro and Carson the Mustang, and costumed interpreters ready to bring the past to life.


Multicultural  Festival at Bicentennial Park in Boulder City

  • 11:00am-6:00pm
  • FREE admission
  • 999 Colorado St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • The Multicultural  Festival is filled with dance, music and food! Master of Cermony is Flavio Junior along with the excellent voice of Fernando Solis. A fun event for the whole family!


Fundraiser Dinner & Show by Military Order Of The Purple Heart Chapter 730 in Henderson


Wine & Chocolate Tasting from AAUW (American Association of University Women) at Boulder Dam Hotel

  • 6:00-9:00pm
  • $10
  • 1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • Who doesn’t like Wine and Chocolate?  Join us every Spring and Fall for all-you-can-eat chocolate and wine on the patio of the Boulder Dam Hotel.  Purchase our collectable Boulder Dam Hotel wine glass for $10 and enjoy!  We provide live entertainment.


Fall Concert Series at The District at Green Valley Ranch


Star Party: Chasing the Stars with Las Vegas Astronomical Society at Boulder Beach Amphitheater

  • 7:30pm-10:00pm
  • FREE
  • 458 Lakeshore Rd, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • Join rangers and the Las Vegas Astronomical Society to learn about the night sky and to discuss celestial features. Telescope viewing of distant constellations and far-away planets will be available from 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm.  Tips will be shared about how to protect and view the night sky.


Fall Outdoor Movie Night at The District at Green Valley Ranch


Super Summer Theater at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park ("Pirates of Penzance")

  • 8:05pm
  • $15 ($25 at gate)
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • This traditional Gilbert and Sullivan presentation comes with a few Sin City Opera twists and includes one of the best patter songs of all time, along with swoon-fully, catchy tunes in this funny and hopeful operatic farce. You'll be hooked on this swashbuckling favorite about love, laughter, and loyalty.



Sunday, September 16th, 2018


Java Jaunt at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Walk with a Red Rock Audubon Society birding expert and a Wetlands Park nature guide, and learn more about the birds found in and around the Las Vegas Wash. Get to know other bird enthusiasts and learn about birding resources. Be prepared to walk up to two miles. We’ll meet at the Picnic Cafe. Binoculars available to borrow. Advance signup required. Ages 10+.


Latin Festive Day at Cowabunga Bay


Strings Attached Concert at Winchester Cultural Center Theater

  • 2:00pm
  • $12 advance tickets, $14 day of show
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • Violinist Dynamic Duo Rebecca Sabine and Luca Ciarla come together for a double concert in, “Strings Attached”.

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