What’s Happening In Las Vegas This Weekend
*Wednesday-Sunday: American Quarter Horse Show
The American Quarter Horse Show is at the South Point Hotel from Sept 30th – Oct 4th. It’s free to the public. See cowboys compete on beautiful horses.
*Thursday-Sunday: Las Vegas Greek Food Festival
It’s the 43rd annual Greek Food Festival and only $6 to get in. Children under 12 are free.
*Thursday-Sunday: Downtown Container Park Events
Come down to Family Movie Night or listen to music by a variety of artists. The container park has something for everyone.
*Thursday-Sunday: Pure Aloha Festival
October 1st – 4th at The Rio. Indulge in carnival rides, live Polynesian entertainment and plenty of food and music.
*Friday: First Friday
The usual First Friday events at the Container Park. 13th annual Art Walk. Come on down for authentic Las Vegas arts and culture.
*Saturday: Las Vegas Hemp Fest
On October 3rd, you can check out 2nd annual Las Vegas HempFest Carnival and Marijuana Expo show located at the convention center. Special appearance by Tommy Chong.
*Saturday: One Grand Picnic
A picnic for those in the food and beverage industry. They invite you to come down, eat bbq and drink beer with your industry brethren.
*Saturday: Boulder City Art in the Park
It’s the 53rd Annual Art in the Park festival. Art in the Park is one of the largest outdoor juried art festivals in the Southwest and is the largest fundraiser for the Boulder City Hospital Foundation. The event is held over two days in beautiful Boulder City, Nevada, not far from Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and the bright lights of Las Vegas. The event is free to the public, and although Boulder City’s population is just over 15,500, the event draws over 100,000 visitors. 1st through 3rd place ribbons are awarded in Fine Art, Fine Craft and Traditional Craft categories, as well as an overall “Best in Show” winner.
*Saturday: Grapes & Hops Festival
Get a taste of fine wines and an interesting selection of beers and food from local restaurants all while raising money for a good cause. Located at the Springs Preserve.
*Saturday: FEARFest Movies in the Park
Watch scary movies in the dark on Saturday from 4 – 8 pm at Stonewater Park in Southern Highlands. Don’t miss out on spooky face painting and a raffle.
*Saturday: Boulder City Group Walk
*Saturday & Sunday: Western Trails Gun and Knife Show
It’s a gun show. With knives. Yep.
*Sunday: Ironman 70.3
As if the running wasn’t hard enough, they also have to bike and swim in order to complete this event. At least the scenery is beautiful. What? I’m just not a runner, but maybe you are?
*Sunday: Free–Nevada Chamber Symphony Concert
On the 4th from 3 to 4:30pm at the Clark County Library, you can treat yourself to the Nevada Chamber Symphony. Listen to both classical and popular favorites. Admission is free but reservations are suggestion due to limited seating. Where else can you listen to great music like this, live, and in such a small venue. Don’t miss.
*Sunday: Kappa Toys 1st Birthday Party
Another event at the Container Park downtown (see I told you this place always has something going on.) Sunday from 1 – 4pm, check out the toy stores first birthday. Awww. Isn’t it cute? First 100 customers get a treat bag and every gets a bubble dance party on the lawn. Can someone tell me what a bubble party is?
*Tuesday: 9th Annual Safe Night
It’s like trick or treating in a casino and not on Halloween? Throw in some face painting, live entertainment, and appearances by the fire department and Las Vegas Metro Police with safety tips. Don’t forget the costume contest for kids 12 and under. October 6th from 6 – 9pm.