Archive for the ‘Festivals & Fairs’

  • Free BalloonaPalooza Festival
    Here is a great event for family and kids of all ages. The BalloonaPalooza II, a 3 day hot air balloon festival, is Sep 21-23 with balloon glows, tethering and flights featuring some odd-shaped balloons. To accommodate the physically challenged, rides are available in a hot air balloon designed to board passengers using a wheel chair. The festival will feature an interactive...
    by at September 22nd, 2007 at 04:09 am
  • Screening of Local Filmmakers
    Winchester Cultural Center will present the Featuring Local Independent Cinema (FLIC) program monthly, usually the last Sunday of the month @ 2pm. Caution: Times and days of the week can change. Full-length and short films produced by local filmmakers will rotate every other month. Viewings will be followed by a discussion hour. Tickets $3. Submissions of film, digital...
    by at September 19th, 2007 at 11:09 pm
  • 17th Annual “Ho’Olaule’A” Pacific Islanders Festival
    Join the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club for the 17th annual Pacific Islanders Festival with great music, dancing, food and crafts. This is a great two day event from 9am- 6pm Sep 15-16 and admission is free to the public. Call 702-267-2171 or go to lvhcc.org. Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheatre 200 So Water Street Henderson NV Related Free Henderson Thurs Night Live! –...
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • “Viva Mexico” celebracion de la independencia
    There is a free celebration of Mexican Independence from Spain geared for all ages on Sep 15 from 10a-2p. There will be live music, dance and delicious Mexican . Call 702-229-2642 for more info. Brinley Community School 6150 Smoke Ranch Rd Las Vegas. Related Cine en el Centro, Ballet Folklorico – estilo America Central, Cuentos (tales) de Nuestra America
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • San Gennaro Italian Feast
    A spring and fall festival honoring Saint Gennaro, this Las Vegas Italian feast of ethnic food vendors includes live entertainment, amusement rides and games for the whole family. Moms ride ride free all day and nite Wed, with fireworks at 9p. They are working hard on becoming “the best Italian Heritage Celebration this side of Naples.” Call 702-286-4944...
    by at September 2nd, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Hip Hop Cultural Festival
    The City of Las Vegas presents a Hip Hop Cultural Festival featuring local and regional emcees, B-Boys and DJs including guest appearances by national artists. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. B-B-Q vendors on site. Show runs from 6p – 10p (gates open at 5 p.m.) on Sep 08. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park...
    by at August 26th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Tickets on Sale for Vegoose
    The Halloween Rock Festival with a hip-hop edge shakes the Vegas music scene again this October at UNLV. Vegoose 2007 promises to be bigger and bolder than last year with a star line-up of Rage Against the Machine, Daft Puck, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, Iggy Pop and The Stooges among others. Check out the website for full details – plus some fun entertainment. vegoose.com....
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Fam Fest – Family Starts Here!
    One Stop LLC presents a full day of family fun Sat Jun 30 from 11a-7p. There will be food vendors, free raffles with good prizes like bikes – and more. It is will be music-filled day with a concert at 3pm. Tickets in advance $10 adults/$2 kids with admission @ gate $12 adults/$3 kids. (no phone number listed for advance ticket sales. Try 702-229-1087.) Venue is...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Panquitch Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival
    A 4 hour drive from Las Vegas to Southern Utah is the site of the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally and Hot Air Balloon Festival Jun 22-24. 30 balloons are scheduled to take off at 6:30 am each day with a balloon glow on Main Street at dusk on Saturday with a mass ascension on Sunday morning. Also look for parades and children’s events. Tickets are adults $8/seniors...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • CineVegas Final Results
    The 9th Annual CineVegas Film Festival is over. What a whirlwind, wonderful experience! I’m almost afraid to promote the event for fear of it losing its intimacy and accessibility from too much success. Here is a film festival that still has plenty of room for public access, yet has evolved into a professional, well-run event attracting quality films and even a...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • AZ Highland Celtic Festival
    Arizona might seem like an unlikely place for a Celtic celebration, but Flagstaff is the spot for the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society Highland Celtic Festival on Jul 21 & 22. Music, including bagpipes, “gathering of clans” regalia along with educational booths, historical presentations and other vendors are on the schedule. If you feel the bliss...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 01:06 am
  • 5th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest
    The Club at the Cannery is hosting its 5th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest June 15 & 16. I love beer and I love blues and I certainly don’t mind a little BBQ now and then. Sounds like a winning combo to me. The event starts at 4pm both days with admission only $5 @ door. Venue is The Club at the Cannery Casino & Hotel 2121 East Craig Rd North Las Vegas...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Free Juneteenth Festival
    The 7th annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Festival will be held June 15 & 16 from 4p-9p at Sammy Davis Jr. Plaza. Admission is free. Look for educational activities, guest speakers, live entertainment, and food and beverages. R&B singer Howard Hewitt will be the headliner Friday night, with R&B soul legend Freddie Jackson Saturday night. Stand-up comedian LJ...
    by at June 12th, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • Update on CineVegas (La Proxima Ola)
    I’ve viewed five films so far at the 2007 CineVegas Film Festival happening at Brendan Theatres at the Palms, and have been concentrating on films by directors making their debuts with either first or second releases, especially foreign language. Part of the mission of CineVegas is to provide the opportunity to experience film you would not otherwise see in Las...
    by at June 10th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • Boulder Heritage Days
    Boulder Heritage Days will be held July 12-14 at Anasazi State Park, in Boulder Utah. There will be a Dutch oven cook-off, a saddle display, a silent auction, and rodeo events with songs and stories for kids. This year’s theme is “Remembering the Boulder Rodeos.” Looks for lots of live country music. For more info and schedule of events for the whole...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 03:06 am
  • Festival Anual del Memorial Day
    27 Mayo domingo de 11a-5p est 9th Festival Anual del Memorial Day por La Asociacion Boricua de Las Vegas y El Tiempo. DJ Jose, Baile, Comida avec presentacion en vivo de El Trio Richard Goboy y Sons de Vegas, David Romero, Mario Arseno de Vegas Sabor Orchestra, Rick Arroyo, Joseph Santiago (de Latin Breeze) y mucho mas. Entradas: Adultos $5, ninos menores de 10 anos entran...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival
    The 3rd Annual Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival is a world event. Starting at 9:30a on Fri June 8 and continuing the weekend til 5pm on Sun Jun 10, enthusiasts and friends of the Native American Flute gather in Springdale Utah for workshops, concerts and sharing of the passion for this special art form. Evening concerts on Fri & Sat begin at 6:30p and end at about...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • 2007 Epicurean Affair
    The Grand tasting event of the year is the 2007 Epicurean Affair Thur May 31 starting 7pm. The list of particpating restaurants and hotels is long and impressive and includes 100 of Las Vegas’ best. There will be gourmet cuisine, vintage wines and live entertainment. Call 702-878-9272 or visit the website for more details nvhotels.com. Cost is $125 if you purchase...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Donate to NV Police & Sheriff Spring Fair
    Here’s your chance to say thank you to law enforcement and the good work they do for the community. This event is for kids from shelters who have been dealt a pretty lousy hand in life – certainly far more unfortunate than 99.9% of you who are reading this. Pony up and give – either out of your wallet or your clock – from your heart! Who says...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Original Steppers Reunion & BBQ
    Memorial Day Weekend concert and BBQ: Sat May 26 from 9p-3a you can enjoy live entertainment by Carolyn Walden along with DJ Mark Mellow and others. Walden will perform numbers from her upcoming CD release “Chicago Steppin’ in the right direction.” Contact Tony Owens by email. Venue is Alexis Park Hotel & Resort 702-796-3354 375 E. Harmon Las Vegas...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Love Festival in LA
    As much as I think you should stay in town for Memorial Day weekend and support our Las Vegas activities, I feel compelled to tell you about the 15th Annual Love Festival in LA with so much great music, I’d be remiss in my responsibility if I ignored it. Three Stages: “Music for the Masses,” “Party for the People,” and “Freedom of th...
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • 2nd Annual “Kids Mix” Festival
    This is billed as “Las Vegas’ largest kids festival for kids of all ages!” There are performances by Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus acts, a Little Divas Dress-Up Area, Saturn Super Soaker Section, appearances by Spongebob Squarepants, Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk. There’s also entertainment by Brenda Song from noon-3pm and T-Square,...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007
    Festivities for the Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007 will be held May 11-14 at several venues around town. The Festival celebrates women artists, musicians, poets, dancers and comics from the West and Southwest. The event is hosted by the WorldFolk Foundation, a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to promoting people, music and culture in the world. Admission is free to all GirlFestival...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Henderson Health & Wellness Fair
    Health Projects USA and Nevada Wellness Directory are hosting this Health & Wellness Fair in Henderson May 19 10a-3p. There will be booths with wellness information and the newest techniques in maintaining optimal health. Admittance is free. The fair promises to be low-key and relaxed with wholesome fresh air fun for the family. Call Ken for more info 702-767-4667....
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Henderson ArtFest
    Sat May 12 from 10a-6p is the 10th annual Fine Arts Festival in Henderson with over 200 artists from across the country exhibiting their work. The Festival also provides entertainment, vendors with international food and a children’s play area. The venue is the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S. Water St Henderson NV. Related Boulder City Fine Arts, Native American...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am