What To Do In Las Vegas: Veterans Day Weekend


Looking for something to do around Las Vegas this Veterans Day weekend that's not necessarily down on the Strip? You can participate in a variety of activities all weekend long!

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


Saturday, November 10th, 2018


🇺🇸 40th Infantry Division Band Concert at Bruce Trent Park

  • 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • FREE
  • 8851 Vegas Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89128
  • The Concert Band is the premier unit of the 40th Infantry Division Band. This renowned group has performed at concert halls, venues and events throughout the United States and the South Pacific. Through its program, the band continues the Sousa tradition of thrilling their audiences with spectacular displays of musical virtuosity and artistry. They have performed for America’s most beloved entertainers, from Bob Hope and Marilyn Monroe to Jay Leno and Vanessa Williams. The Concert Band has continually shown its dedication to musical excellence and is under the direction of commander, CW4 Suganuma. This free Veterans Day Celebration performance will take place outdoors. Please bring low-back lawn chairs and blankets for your seating comfort. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, no outside food or pets please.


Running For Office 5K at Pecos Legacy Park

  • 8:00am
  • $15 online, $20 day of
  • 150 N Pecos Rd, Henderson, NV 89014
  • Now that election season is over, let's put politics aside and gather together for some non-partisan time running and walking in our great public spaces. Join us for the Running For Office 5K. As an added bonus, if you bring your 'I Voted' sticker with you we'll give you a free entry into one of our 2019 Community Running Series races! We know it is illegal to pay someone to vote so don't tell anyone!


PBR Western Gift Expo During PBR Finals Week at South Point Arena & Equestrian Center


Holiday Fine Art & Craft Show at Boulder City Parks & Recreation Department

  • 9:00am-4:00pm
  • FREE admission
  • 900 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • This is a two-day Artisan style fine arts & crafts festival held indoors, with artists exhibiting their works, many of which are specific to the holiday season. Hand made items such as ceramics and jewelry, or weaving and smaller artworks are regularly offered.


Native American Basket Craft at Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

  • 9:00am-3:00pm
  • General admission into the park is $3, ages 13+
  • 500 E Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Southern Nevada has a rich history of beautiful Native American baskets, and now you can make your own basket replica using a paper cup and raffia!


Garden Class: Succulent Gifts From the Garden at Springs Preserve

  • 9:00am-12:00pm
  • $25 members; $30 non-members
  • 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Gardens—the gift that keeps on giving. Learn and make special gifts from our/your garden that are unique and fun. We'll show you some 'gourd-eous' ways to create a succulent centerpiece or gift for the season.


Nature Tales at Clark County Wetlands Park


Bone Identification For Beginners at Nevada State Museum

  • 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Museum/Springs Preserve admission
  • 309 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • As part of the Southern Nevada Archeology Speaker Series sponsored by the Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Resources Team, UNLV PhD student Virginia Lucas will speak at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas on November 10th at 2 pm.


Water Lantern Festival at Craig Ranch Regional Park

  • 3:00pm check-in begins (must be checked in by 5:00pm)
  • $25 online, $40 day of
  • 628 W Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV 89032
  • Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone. Friends, families, neighbors, and lots of people that you haven't met can come together to create a peaceful, memorable experience.


Las Vegas Pipe Band presents Celtic Thanksgiving concert at Clark County Library

  • 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • $10
  • 1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • Las Vegas Pipe Band's annual Celtic Thanksgiving concert showcases the best of Southern Nevada's diverse Celtic performing arts community on one stage: Scottish and Irish dancers, Celtic singers, bagpiping and Scottish drumming, and even a guest World Champion Bagpiper!


Best Dam Wine Walk "America" in Boulder City

  • 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • $25 for 1 person, $45 per couple, $5 off if you bring back a previous Best Dam Wine Walk Glass
  • Grace Christian Academy (check-in) 512 California Ave, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • There are over 25 stops you can visit to get your pour of all different kinds of Wine. Download the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce App to scan the QR codes at over 25 different locations for a chance to win a free Wine Walk ticket and glass for next time.


Fall Into Wine at Downtown Container Park


Star Gazing with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

  • 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • $10 entry free per vehicle into park
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • You might be surprised how bright the stars are just 20 miles from downtown Las Vegas! Join the Las Vegas Astronomical Society for an evening of star gazing with their high-powered telescopes and knowledgeable guidance.


Noche Michoacan at Winchester Cultural Center Theater

  • 6:00pm
  • $15
  • 3130 McLeod Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89121
  • Club Migrantes de Uruapan is united for the purpose of helping their community in the United States and Mexico. Emigrated from Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico, the members founded the club in June of 2017 with the intention of strengthening the community and creating a cultural identity for their children and future generations. Since then they have taken on the task of participating in cultural events and trying to reach the migrant community based in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will start with a sampling of Uruapan dishes and will be followed by a traditional dance show.


Hot Renditions: An Evening of Delicious Food & Spirits at Springs Preserve


Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas

  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • FREE
  • 6605 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • Africa Love will be hosting a Drum Circle at Town Square Park. Admission is FREE. Bring Your Own Drum (or other instrument) or rent one from us for a small fee. Absolute FUN for the entire family!



Sunday, November 11th, 2018


🇺🇸 Veterans Day Parade at Downtown Las Vegas

  • 9:45am
  • FREE
  • The parade runs on Fourth Street, from Gass to Stewart Avenues.


PBR Western Gift Expo During PBR Finals Week at South Point Arena & Equestrian Center


Holiday Fine Art & Craft Show at Boulder City Parks & Recreation Department

  • 9:00am-4:00pm
  • FREE admission
  • 900 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • This is a two-day Artisan style fine arts & crafts festival held indoors, with artists exhibiting their works, many of which are specific to the holiday season. Hand made items such as ceramics and jewelry, or weaving and smaller artworks are regularly offered.


Discovery Walk: Woof Walk at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 9:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Bring your dog and join a nature guide on a dog-friendly walk through the Park. Be prepared to walk two miles or more. All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Advance signup required. Will meet at Duck Creek trailhead.


Nature Art for Kids: Charcoal Drawing at Clark County Wetlands Park


Second Sunday – Art Show & Entertainment at Downtown Container Park

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