What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of October 20th & 21st

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! 

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


Saturday, October 20th, 2018


Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve

  • 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance
  • 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Spooktacular fun for all ages awaits those who dare enter the Springs Preserve's annual Haunted Harvest. The family-friendly event features trick-or-treat candy stations to visit throughout the “Bootanical” Garden, carnival games, a hay maze and petting zoo, monster training, craft activities, live entertainment, food vendors, and much more fun.


Pumpkinman Triathlon in Boulder City


Tough Mudder at Lake Las Vegas


The Great Inflatable Race at Craig Ranch Regional Park

  • 9:00am
  • Entry fees vary
  • 628 W Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
  • The Great Inflatable Race is a fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. You and your friends will feel like kids again as you jump, dive and bounce on our custom-designed inflatables. Get fit, support a good cause and create epic memories that will last you a lifetime!


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!


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.


Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Discovery Children's Museum

  • 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Museum admission
  • 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is celebrating its birthday on Sunday, Sept. 9 with special activities and art projects at the museum, cupcakes, balloons and more. Organizations throughout Las Vegas are invited to join the Day of Play by adding children’s activities to their business space for the day to spread DISCOVERY’s mission of educating through hands-on fun.


Super Fun Fall Festival at Discovery Children's Museum

  • 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Museum admission
  • 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Join us for our weekend Fall Festival, and enjoy a pumpkin decorating workshop, amazing fall-themed science experiments, and beautiful art projects highlighting this colorful season!


Fall Spook-tacular at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

  • 11:00am-2:00pm
  • $10 entry fee to park
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • Join us for a celebration of all things autumn at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. This lush green oasis in the desert is one of the few places near Las Vegas where you can watch the leaves change from emerald to gold and enjoy the cool, crisp fall air. Join us for activities and crafts like aerial apple-bobbing, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin golf, and leaf rubbing. A haunted hike on our trails and hay-rides on our pastures beneath the towering Red Rock Canyon escarpment await those that venture out of the city. We will also host a pumpkin carving contest for the best pumpkins carved by kids and adults. If you would like to participate, you will need to please bring your own pumpkins, and all participants are invited to wear their Halloween costumes! Some sweet treats will be for sale so make sure to bring cash for snacks. 


Fall Brew Celebration: Local Brews Theme at The Park

  • 12:00pm-5:00pm
  • $25
  • 3782 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Don't miss out on the first ever Fall Brew Celebration at The Park featuring 6 weekends of brews, fun and entertainment. Each weekend will include up to 18 different brands of beers and live entertainment based on a special theme!


Harvest Fair & Carnival at Craig Ranch Regional Park


Swing It! at Winchester Cultural Center Theater

  • 2:00pm & 7:00pm
  • $12 advance tickets, $14 day of show
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • Join The Swing It! Girls and crooner Napoleon Buenrostro as they take you on a journey through time and bring back the swing like you've never seen before, all accompanied by live band Swing Machine! Whether you’re a fan of this music through-and-through or you’re just hearing these songs for the first time, this show is bound to have its audiences giddy with the giggles and hot as peppers full of pep!


Halloween Carnival at Seasons Grocery at Lake Las Vegas


The Senator's Cup Fall Classic-feat. The Open Comp at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway


International Observe The Moon Night with Las Vegas Astronomical Society at CSN Cheyenne Campus


8th Annual Zombie Walk at Boulder Dam Brewing Co.

  • 7:00pm
  • $5 (benefits Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth)
  • 453 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • Join us and hundreds of the undead for an unforgettable night of ghoulish fun, music and mayhem!


Fall Outdoor Movie Night at The District at Green Valley Ranch



Sunday, October 21st, 2018


Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve

  • 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance
  • 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Spooktacular fun for all ages awaits those who dare enter the Springs Preserve's annual Haunted Harvest. The family-friendly event features trick-or-treat candy stations to visit throughout the “Bootanical” Garden, carnival games, a hay maze and petting zoo, monster training, craft activities, live entertainment, food vendors, and much more fun.


Tough Mudder at Lake Las Vegas


Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Discovery Children's Museum

  • 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Museum admission
  • 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is celebrating its birthday on Sunday, Sept. 9 with special activities and art projects at the museum, cupcakes, balloons and more. Organizations throughout Las Vegas are invited to join the Day of Play by adding children’s activities to their business space for the day to spread DISCOVERY’s mission of educating through hands-on fun.


Super Fun Fall Festival at Discovery Children's Museum

  • 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Museum admission
  • 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Join us for our weekend Fall Festival, and enjoy a pumpkin decorating workshop, amazing fall-themed science experiments, and beautiful art projects highlighting this colorful season!


Red Rock Canyon 10 Mile Challenge at Spring Mountain State Park

  • 11:00am-6:00pm
  • $110 late entry (benefits Save Red Rock)
  • 6375 NV-159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • Challenge yourself to ten beautiful miles at sunrise in late October. The inaugural Red Rock Canyon 10 Mile Challenge, benefiting Save Red Rock, promises a fast, beautiful course and a great finish line experience. Enjoy the beauty of Red Rock Canyon as you run from Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, mostly downhill along SR 159, to West Career and Technical Academy. Try your hand at a new distance, use this as a warm-up for Rock-n-Roll, savor the negative splits and appreciate the majesty that is Red Rock Canyon. Grab a friend and register today!


Halloween Carnival at Seasons Grocery at Lake Las Vegas

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