May Event Guide

Things to do in Las Vegas - May 2024

May Featured Event

11th Annual Celebration of Moms

Saturday, May 11, 830am – 12pm 
Downtown Summerlin 

RSVP to the FREE event!

On Saturday May 11th, ​FIT4MOM Las Vegas returns to Downtown Summerlin® to present our 11th annual Celebration of Moms event, just in time for Mother’s Day! Previous events have gathered hundreds of mothers and babies for our signature mommy and me program, Stroller Strides® followed by countless others who attended the Mother’s Day vendor fair. Post workout events have featured interactive booths focused on pampering and treating local Valley moms while providing a full array of activities for their families.

This year’s event takes place from 8:30 a.m. – noon on the Lawn just outside of the Pavilion.

Event highlights include a free Stroller Strides® workout, free professional mommy and me photos, free very highly-sought swag bags for the first 50 moms, and post workout fun and entertainment complete with raffle giveaways, interactive Mother’s Day vendor fair, a full lineup of children’s activities and on-stage children’s demonstrations and more!

Event is free and open to the general public… Join us in celebrating YOU!

Important Dates in May 

Last Day of School for CCSD students is Monday, May 20, 2024

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Homeschool Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
National Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month
National Foster Care Month
National Pet Month 

 

National Teachers Week: May 6 – May 10

May 1 – Lei Day
May 2 – International Harry Potter Day
May 4 – Star Wars Day 
May 4 – Free Comic Book Day
May 9 – National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 
May 12 – Mother’s Day 
May 18 – National Learn to Swim Day 
May 27 – Memorial Day

Things to do in Las Vegas in May

Home Depot Kid’s Workshop

Saturday, May 4, 9am – 12pm
Your Local Home Depot store 

This month’s project is a Blooming Picture Frame.
SIGN UP HERE

Lowe’s Kid’s Workshop

Saturday, May 4, 10am – 1pm
Your local Lowe’s store 

May’s project: Butterfly Biome

YOU MUST REGISTER HERE

Red Rock Canyon Events

May Featured Events at Red Rock Canyon

Frogs and Froglets: Frogs and Toads of Red Rock
Saturday, May 11, 10am – 1130am

Welcome to Frogs and Froglets  children’s program at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is for ages 4–6-years old.

Join us once a month for nature walks, games, story times, and crafts that connect you and your child to the natural world. 

Advance registration at https://frogs-and-froglets1.timetap.com is required to attend this program.

A Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive Timed Entry reservation (available at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777) is required.


 

Nature Explorers: Frogs and Toads of Red Rock Canyon
Saturday, May 18, 10am – 1130am

Bring your 7–10- year-old to join one of our interpretive naturalists for our monthly nature explorers’ program. We will learn about our natural world by taking nature walks throughout the conservation area, playing games, and doing crafts.

A parent/guardian is required to attend. Families are welcome.

Advance registration at https://nature-explorers1.timetap.com is required to attend this program.

A Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive Timed Entry reservation (available at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777) is required.


 

Red Rock for Kids: Snakes
Friday, May 24, 10am-1130am

Red Rock for Kids is a program to help children of all ages connect with their public lands through art, games, stories, walks, and music. Join one of our interpretive naturalists to learn about snakes.

Advance registration at https://redrockforkids.timetap.com is required to attend this program.

A Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive Timed Entry reservation (available at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777) is required.

Springs Preserve

Toddler Time
Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 11am – 12pm

Springs Safari: Native Animals
Saturdays and Sundays, 11am

A safari-like mission to explore the uniqueness of Mojave Desert animals! Get a first-hand experience at how some desert animals adapt to this harsh landscape.

Conservation for Kids: Conservation Station
Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm
An exciting class on conservation where you will discover the different ways to protect the planet.

Nature Exchange Badge Class
Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm
Learn how archaeologists study artifacts to learn more about humans and their different histories and cultures while earning your May Nature Exchange Badge!

Dinosaur Explorer opens May 25
Dinosaur Explorer is an all-new traveling exhibition that explores the wildest, wackiest, and most wonderous dinosaurs, and examines human physiology through the lens of these magnificent creatures.

Discovery Children’s Museum 

Summer Camp Registration opens May 5

Toddler Tales
Thursday & Friday, 1045am – 1130am

Vic’s Las Vegas Special Kids Menu
Vic’s offers a special kids menu daily from 11am – 3pm. Have fun at the museum and then fuel up at Vic’s. Children under 6 can choose a free bowl of spaghetti.

Clark County Wetlands Park 

The Nature Center 
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 9am – 3pm
Visit the Exhibit Gallery, Nature Store, Auditorium, Spotlight on Nature Gallery, and Lizard Lounge picnic room. The Nature Center is free. Ask for a family backpack to enjoy while you explore the wetlands. 

The May Program Guide

Register for events at Clark County Wetlands Park

Discovery Walk: Creatures of the Moon
Wednesday, May 22, 7pm – 9pm

Nature Art for Kids: Watercolor Landscape & Skies
Sunday, May 5, 11am – 12pm
Advance registration is required. Ages 4-17. Fee: $5 per child.

Kids Create: Landscape on Tile
Sunday, May 19, 10am – 1230pm
All materials provided. Advanced registration is required. Ages 3+. Fee: $10 per child.

Nature Tales in the Lizard Lounge: Beavers
Wednesday, May 8 , 11am – 12pm
Free. No registration is required. 

 

The Mine Experience

Saturday, May 4, 9am – 2pm 
McCaw Mines, 57 Lynn Lane

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC on the 1st Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  No new entries after 1:30 p.m. will be allowed.

Come and see the only simulated underground gold mine in the state.  Explore our surface exhibits and our beautiful Visitor’s Center.  Browse in our Train Caboose Gift Shop to bring home a remembrance from your visit.  Bring the whole family and enjoy a day at The Mine Experience.

STEAM Saturdays with the Neon Museum 

Saturday, May 18, 10am – 12pm 
The Neon Museum 

Admission for Steam Saturdays is $5 per person. Children age 6 and younger are FREE. 

Rain or Shine let’s learn about weather! This month we’re learning about how weather can affect the Neon Boneyard. We’ll create our own prints using sonography, learn about wind through designing your own pinwheel, discover how lightning and thunder form, and dive deep into how the Neon Boneyard is affected by different types of weather.

Gilcrease Orchard

Gilcrease Orchard is currently open for the spring/summer season Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday: 7am – 10am 

Sunflower Days at Gilcrease Orchard

Saturday May 11th 7am-12pm & Saturday May 18th 7am-12pm

Get ready to immerse yourself in a sea of golden petals as we invite you to join us for an enchanting event celebrating the beauty of sunflowers. Our Sunflower Days event promises a day filled with joy, exploration, and the simple pleasures of nature!

Nevada Southern Railway

Located at 601 Yucca Street, Boulder City 

Train Rides
Saturday and Sundays
10am, 12pm, 2pm

$10 adults (ages 12 & older)
$5 children (ages 4 – 11)
Free for children ages 3 and younger

The District at Green Valley Ranch


Movies on the Green, Saturdays at 7pm

May 4 | Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13)

May 11 | Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

May 18 | A Dog’s Purpose (PG) with the Friends of Henderson Animal Support

May 25 | Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13)

 

Fitness on the Green, Sundays at 11am 

May 5: Pilates with LV Pilates (Featuring Pressed for Juice and Perspire Sauna)

May 12: Yoga with Lululemon

May 19: Strength and Cardio with Fit4Mom

May 26: Yoga with Aerie

Downtown Summerlin

Las Vegas Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 9am – 2pm

Fitness on the Lawn
Tuesdays, 7pm – 8pm

Fit4Mom Celebration of Moms
Saturday, May 11, 830am – 12pm

 

Estes Farm

Estes Farms Vegas, a modest residence with kitchen, living room, and restroom access, and an 8,000 square foot urban homestead for young ones to explore. Meetups will be held outside, weather permitting, so plan accordingly. Events are free. Donations are appreciated.

Early Childhood Group Meet Up
Thursdays, 1030am – 12pm
Early Childhood Group Meetings include a name game for introductions, then an alphabet game, a short bilingual (English/Spanish) story book read aloud, a counting game, singing a song, playing musical instruments, doing a craft, free play, and a potluck snack to finish. 

Create – Make – Build
Fridays, 1030am – 12pm
Follow your interests with other kids around. Estes Farms Vegas invites you to Create-Make-Build, an elementary through high school age homeschool meetup where kids decide their own projects to work on, either individually or with their peers, and create-make-build something incredible! At Estes Farms Vegas, participants will have access to gardening and harvesting, cooking and baking (with supervision), woodworking (with supervision), sewing (with supervision), raising poultry, musical instruments (drums, piano, guitar, etc.), space to create dances or cheers or obstacle courses, digital recording and editing devices,  art supplies and more. 


Movie Night at the Farm

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 730pm
Watch a movie under the stars. Bring blankets and pillows, and movie snacks. Free to participate.

Town Square Las Vegas


Stretch and Strength in the Park
FREE Fitness Class at Town Square with Yak’s Fitness
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am – 930am

Storybook with Miss Fairy G
Wednesdays, 11am – 12pm 
This magically entertaining show will delight children as she shares her message of kindness and well-being!  

More for Mom
May 9 – May 12
Free $20 gift card with purchase(s) totaling $100 from any Town Square Las Vegas apparel, jewelry, or health and beauty stores.
While supplies last.

Area 15

Cinema Sundays at Area 15

Cinema Sundays at Area15 is an all-ages movie event every Sunday through August. Tickets are only $5 per person for Cinema Sundays. Cinema Sundays start at 1230pm, doors open at 1215 and seating is first come, first served. Cinema Sundays are at The Wall in Area15. 

May 5: Coco
May 12: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
May 19: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
May 26: Big Fish

Tuesday 10s – We Love Locals

Present your Nevada ID at the time of service during your visit. Open 11am – 11pm for all ages on Tuesday. 

  • $10 off on all Experience Pass Tiers
  • $10 off on pizza at The Beast
  • $10 off on a purchase of $50+ at Wild Muse or Area15 Multiverse Depot
  • $10 for 2 scoops at Dreamweaver
  • $10 boozy slushies at Asylum

Las Vegas Aviators

May 1 – May 5: vs Reno Aces

May 14 – May 19: vs El Paso Chihuahuas

May 28 – June 1: Sugarland Space Cowboys

Las Vegas Aviators May Promotions

May 3: Aviators Performance Heather Cap Giveaway
May 5: Kids Run the Bases
May 14: Copa de la Diversión®
May 15: Bark on the Berm
May 17: Fireworks Friday
May 28: Copa de la Diversión®
May 29: Bark on the Berm 
MaY 31: Aviators Jersey Night

Las Vegas Lights

Saturday, May 4, 730pm
Mexico United

Saturday, May 18, 730pm
Louisville City FC

Vegas Knighthawks

May 10, 7pm at Lee’s Family Forum 
San Diego Strike Force

Spidey Mondays

Get Tickets HERE

See your favorite movies on the big screen every Monday through June 3, 2024. 

Movies are playing at AMC Town Square, Regal Red Rock, and Century South Point. Tickets start at $5

Dive In Movies at the Cosmopolitan

May 20 | Jaws

May 27 | The Lost City

On Monday evenings, the marquee at Boulevard Pool transforms into a colossal movie screen, showing your favorite films high above The Las Vegas Strip. From classic films to modern blockbusters, take a dip or lounge poolside as you sip on handcrafted, movie-themed cocktails and enjoy creative movie snacks under the stars.

$15 for non-hotel guests
$10 for Las Vegas locals (must present valid ID at Box Office)
Children under 5 years old are free.

Galaxy Theaters Summerfest

Summer Fest 2024 tickets are on sale now! Enjoy family fun movies from May 3 to September 19 for just $2 per person. Add a Value Combo for $3.50. 

At the Cannery

Boulevard Mall

Green Valley Ranch

Fountainbleu Oasis Cinema Club

Summer movies by the pool at Fountainbleu every Sunday night. 
Doors open at 7pm. Movie starts at 8pm. Admission is $5 per person.

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The Oasis Cinema Club is proud to debut its inaugural movie series starting Sunday, May 5 and runs through September 1, 2024. Both hotel guests and Las Vegas locals can enjoy this outdoor movie experience on the resort’s lavish six-acre Oasis Pool Deck.

May Oasis Cinema Club Schedule:
• Coco | May 5
• Mamma Mia! | May 12 
• Encanto | May 19 
• Barbie | May 26 

Lee Canyon Las Vegas

Lee Canyon Las Vegas will begin summer operations on May 10, 2024. 

Scenic chair rides are $10 for adults, $5 for youth, and children 5 and under are free.

May 10 – May 12: Scenic chair rides and mountain dining will be open 10am – 6pm 

May 17 – May 19: Scenic chair rides and mountain dining will be open 10am – 6pm

May 24 – Lee Canyon is open 7 days a week for the summer. 

Activities at Lee Canyon will open at different times. Please check our Lee Canyon Las Vegas Guide for all the opportunities. 

Magic Moments Contest with Adam London 

Submit your best magic trick for a chance to go on stage with Adam London! Create a magic moment and submit here! One lucky winner will appear with Adam on June 8, 2024 and 10 additional winners will receive tickets to the show!

May in Las Vegas brings warm temps, splash pads, community events, pool parties, and of course kicks off summer fun! Las Vegas events in May are plentiful including Cinco de Mayo, Free Comic Book Day, Star Wars Day, Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, and of course, the best day, the last day of school! 

Las Vegas schools are out for summer on Monday, May 20, 2024. Summer camps begin all over the valley as well as community parties to kick off summer in Las Vegas! 

Avoid boredom this summer with the Las Vegas Summer Guide filled with local events, local pools, summer camps, summer activities and classes, travel ideas, and much more.  Plus, don’t forget The Las Vegas Events Calendar is updated daily with hundreds of events every month.

Las Vegas Events May 1 - May 5

Free Comic Book Day 

FIND ALL OF THESE EVENTS ON OUR CALENDAR 

Free Comic Book Day at Cosmic Comics

Free Comic Book Day with Chum Lee & Spider-Man

Free Comic Book Day at The Sci-Fi Center

Free Comic Book Day at Velvet Underground Comics

Star Wars Day

FIND ALL OF THESE EVENTS ON OUR CALENDAR

May the 4th Be with You at Broken Yolk Cafe

May the 4th Be with You at Aliante Library 

Make Lightsabers at Windmill Library 

Drive-In Movie – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 

Star Wars Crafts & Games at Enterprise Library 

Star Wars Day Celebration at Sahara West Library 

STEAM Team Star Wars at Paseo Verde Library 

The Phantom Menace at Centennial Hills Library 

Movies on the Green: The Force Awakens 

Star Wars The Last Jedi at Container Park 

Chick-fil-a Star Wars Event

Sugar Bee’s Bakery Star Wars Event

Cinco de Mayo Events

Find these events on our calendar

Discovery Children’s Museum 
City of Henderson 
Cinco de Mayo Festival at East Las Vegas Community Center

Summerlin Splash Pads Open May 4

Paseos Park: 12122 Desert Moon Rd
Ridgebrook Park: 3600 Ridgehollow Dr
South Tower Park: 1022 Park Vista Dr
The Trails Park: 9550 Trails Center Dr

North Las Vegas Splash Pads Open May 4

Nicholas E. Flores Jr. Park, 4133 Allen Lane
Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive
Tropical Breeze Park 1505 E Tropical PkwyAliante Nature Discovery Park 2627 Nature Park Dr
Craig Ranch Regional Park: 628 W Craig RoadHartke Park: 1301 E Tonopah Avenue 
Joe Kneip Park: 2800 Judson Ave
Prentiss Walker Park: 1509 June Street 
Hartkle Park, 1900 E Tonopah

Giant Science & Technology Expo

Saturday, May 5, 10am – 5pm
The Expo at World Market Center, 435 S. Grand Central Pkwy


Free Event. Free Parking. 

Get in touch with your inner scientist at the Festival’s biggest event! It’s a FREE full-day of one-of-a-kind science and technology experiences and engaging science-themed entertainment. There’s something fun for everyone to do at the Science & Technology Expo.
 
-See robotics demonstrations
-Meet cool animals
-Touch giant fossils discovered right here in Nevada
-Use the technology of the future
-Meet real scientists
-Participate in hands-on activities and experiments
-Cheer on your favorite First Robotics team

Boulder City Spring Jamboree

Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, May 5

The outdoor festival is held throughout four beautiful public parks located in the historic downtown district of Boulder City, those being Bicentennial Park, Wilbur Square, North and South Escalante Parks.

Join the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate another year of the Spring Jamboree! Enjoy homemade craft vendors, commercial vendors, food, music, car show, antiques, kids zone, outdoor expo, rock and gem show.

Held since 1977, Spring Jamboree is considered by many to be Boulder City’s first major public festival of the year, so please join us Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday from 9am to 4pm for this fun-filled family event in historic Downtown Boulder City, Nevada! 

ADMISSION IS FREE!

Spring Into Safety Family Fair

Saturday, May 4, 10am – 1pm 
Las Vegas Mini Grand Prix

The NV Child Seekers – Spring into Safety Family Fair!

Gear up for a day packed with fun and learning as families unite to explore safety in an exciting way! From interactive booths to educational activities, there’s something for every member of the family. Parents and kids alike will enjoy bonding while picking up essential safety tips.

The parking lot festival is FREE! 

For an extra dose of excitement, grab a Mega Ride Wristband – all proceeds from wristband sales will be donated to help find missing children in Nevada. 

Flavors of Aloha

Friday, May 3 – Saturday May 4
Craig Ranch Regional Park 

FREE TICKETS

Flavors of Aloha is “Gathering of all things Hawaii” experience. Our goal is to provide an experience that highlights the melting pot that Hawaii is.

Hawaiian Canoe & Culture Opening Ceremony
Lahaina Victim Lantern Release
Cultural Food
Entertainment (Bands, Halau’s, Group Performances)
Kiddie Zone
360 Car Show

The Billy Goats Gruff

Free performances May 4 – May 12 at various locations

Did you know that Mozart, Rossini, and Donizetti wrote The Billy Goats Gruff? Neither did they!
John Davies cleverly re-purposed music from world-famous operas to tell the story of three billy goat friends whose after-school games are spoiled when a bully blocks the bridge, preventing them from going home. Using what they learned about bullies from their moms, dads, and teachers, the trio prevails and teaches a lesson about forgiveness and friendship.
 
Presented by Opera Las Vegas.
Free and open to the public.
Seating is on a first-come, first served basis and may be limited

Lovers and Friends Fest

Saturday, May 4
Las Vegas Festival Grounds

The powerhouse lineup will treat fans to performances from USHER, Backstreet Boys and Lil Wayne Janet Jackson, Gwen Stefani, Nas, Alicia Keys, Nelly Furtado, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Ciara, TLC, Timbaland and many more. Special sets will include Lil Wayne, performing Tha Carter III in its entirety, and USHER performing Confessions, celebrating the album’s 20th anniversary.

Cinco de Mayo with El Santo Golpe

Sunday, May 5, 5pm – 8pm
Water Street Plaza 

A free concert with El Santo Golpe in the amphitheater. The music of El Santo Golpe honors different cultures, history, and traditions. This talented band features traditional instruments and dances influenced by Mexican Folklore. On the plaza, enjoy Mexican cuisine and drinks from your local food truck favorites.
 
FREE EVENT

Las Vegas Events May 6 - May 12

San Gennaro Feast

Wednesday, May 8 – Sunday, May 12
The M Resort & Casino 

Free Parking at the M Resort

Kids under 54″ are admitted free. 

Celebrate food, fun & family at the biggest Italian and International food festival in the Las Vegas Valley. Amusement Rides & Games, Live Music, Arts & Crafts Vendors + more. 

Wednesday: 4pm-10pm
Thursday: 4pm-10pm
Friday: 4pm-11pm
Saturday: 1pm-11pm
Sunday: 1pm-11pm * Fireworks at 930pm*

Movie Night at Estes Farm 

Friday, May 10, 7pm – 10pm
Estes Farm, 1068 Adelman, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

This is a free event but donations to the farm are appreciated. Learn more about Estes Farm.

Watch a movie under the stars. Bring blankets and pillows, and movie snacks.

Free to participate. Tokens of gratitude are always appreciated.

Craig Ranch Camp Out

Friday, May 10 – Saturday, May 11
Craig Ranch Regional Park 

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure at the Craig Ranch Camp Out! Join us on May 10th at 2pm. for an overnight experience like no other, lasting until May 11th at 8am. Enjoy the Super Mario Brothers Movie. More details in the flier below. 

Art Festival of Henderson

Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12
Water Street District, Henderson

One of the most popular Art Festivals in the region, this Mother’s Day tradition features a variety of contemporary artists, fine unique crafts, even fashion and home décor artisans.  Art Festival of Henderson is a juried art show featuring many talented artisans. Visitors will see live art demonstrations including a chalk art gallery along with daily entertainment. Come see why thousands of Henderson residents and visitors consider this event top on their list. 

Sunflower Days at Gilcrease Orchard

Saturday May 11th 7am-12pm & Saturday May 18th 7am-12pm

Online Pre-purchased Tickets are Required

Get ready to immerse yourself in a sea of golden petals as we invite you to join us for an enchanting event celebrating the beauty of sunflowers. Our Sunflower Days event promises a day filled with joy, exploration, and the simple pleasures of nature!


Ticket Price $5 plus fee:

  • 1 ticket per person
  • Ages 5 years old and under are free.
  • Please arrive within 15 minutes of your tickets time.
  • As this is a special event, we will not be able to reimburse if you are not able to attend.


Included with each ticket is: 

  • Guaranteed entrance for 1 person into sunflower field. 
  • Fun photo backdrops & selfie stations.
  • Face Painting. 
  • Sunflower education.
  • Live music on the field throughout the day.


Not Included:

  • Sunflowers are an additional $2 per stem.
  • Flower Vases are also available for an additional $15.
  • Any Orchard produce, product, or concession item; they are all available for additional cost.


Be Prepared to:

  • Have your shears to cut sunflowers.
  • Wear sturdy closed-toed shoes for comfortability.
  • Bring cold water, hats, sunscreen, and sun umbrellas.
  • Walk for long period of time in the sun and unlevel ground.

Feel free to enjoy 60+ acres of fruit trees, u-pick garden, concessions including breakfast burritos, carrot cake donuts, educational chicken coop, educational desert tortoise habitats, and more! Please keep in mind our business closing time for these dates are at 12pm noon. The event and our regular operation will also close at that time. 

Celebration of Moms

Saturday, May 11, 830am – 12pm
Downtown Summerlin

Come and visit the Vegas Family Guide team at Celebration of Moms! We will have 50 gift bags full of our favorite things plus giveaways including a Chicco car seat, tickets to Adam London, tickets to Discovery Children’s Museum, and more!

FIT4MOM Las Vegas returns to Downtown Summerlin® to present our 11th annual Celebration of Moms event, just in time for Mother’s Day! Previous events have gathered hundreds of mothers and babies for our signature mommy and me program, Stroller Strides® followed by countless others who attended the Mother’s Day vendor fair. Post workout events have featured interactive booths focused on pampering and treating local Valley moms while providing a full array of activities for their families.

This year’s event takes place from 8:30 a.m. – noon on the Lawn just outside of the Pavilion.

Event highlights include a free Stroller Strides® workout, free professional mommy and me photos, free very highly-sought swag bags for the first 50 moms, and post workout fun and entertainment complete with raffle giveaways, interactive Mother’s Day vendor fair, a full lineup of children’s activities and on-stage children’s demonstrations and more!

Helldorado Days Parade

Saturday, May 11, 10am – 11am
Downtown Las Vegas 

The 2024 parade will be held downtown Saturday, May 11, starting at 10am. on Fourth Street between Gass and Stewart avenues. See the map for parade route, staging areas and available parking lots.

The Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial is offering $1,000 for local school marching band entries and $1,500 for quality local school float entries, limit of two parade entries per school. The Commission also offers $1,000 to local artists whose entry is reflective of Las Vegas life and history. There is space for a total of 100 entries. A committee will judge the entries during the parade and prizes will be awarded, including Best Casino Float, $500 for the best marching band and $500 for the best historic Las Vegas-themed float.

Parade entries are expected to represent the diversity of the city, its founding in 1905 as a railroad town, where we come from, how we have grown and where we are going. Cultural and historical groups and organizations, schools, artists, car/motorcycle clubs, service organizations are encouraged to participate.

Mommy and Me Paint Jam Par-tea

Saturday, May 11, 10am – 12pm
Desert Breeze Community Center

Register HERE. $3 per person.

Desert Breeze will be offering a ‘Mommy & Me Paint Jam Partea’! Come out on Saturday May 11th at 10am to 12pm for a wonderful art-filled tea experience! Pre-registration is required. You may register in person or online.

Silverado Ranch Community Center Opening Day

Saturday, May 11, 10am – 12pm
9855 Gillespie Street

The big day is finally here! The Silverado Ranch Community Center is opening today! The new center includes unique features like a demonstration kitchen and the only indoor walking track in a community center. Don’t miss this fun event. 

silverado ranch community center

Clark County School District Pop-Up Resource Fair

Saturday, May 11, 10am – 12pm
Family Resource Center, 1720 S Maryland Parkway

REGISTER HERE

Join the Clark County School District Mental Health Support Team for engaging activities and resources focused on mental health and social-emotional learning for your family!

Art in the Park at Rainbow Family Park

Saturday, May 11, 10am – 4pm
Rainbow Family Park 

FREE & open to the public!

Commissioner Jones & Councilman Knudsen are teaming up for an Art in the Park on Saturday, May 11th at Rainbow Family Park.

The event includes FREE food, kids activities, and a community fair – this will be one of the biggest community events of the year!

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration in North Las Vegas


Saturday, May 11, 11am – 3pm

Aliante Nature Discovery Park

The event will feature food vendors, live entertainment, community resource booths, cultural performances, kids activities, and more!

Mountain’s Edge Music Festival 

Saturday, May 11, 12pm – 3pm
Exploration Peak Park

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

It’s time to move and groove at the new and improved Mountain’s Edge Music Festival. With seven artists from a variety of genres this is an event you do not want to miss! Chow down on some delicious food from Vito’s Tacos, Cousin’s Mane, World’s Best Corndogs, Flat Top Burgers and Shakes, Snowie Paradice, and Fruit Fusion. Quench your thirst at our Get Cozy bar that serves both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Don’t forget to stay hydrated at any of our five water stations. Complete your festival outfit with a temporary realistic tattoo at our airbrush tattoo station or take a break and play some yard games at our game station. 

This event is All Ages. Children 5 and under are FREE. Ages 6+ must pay the general admission fee.

Carnaval Fiesta Morelense

Saturday, May 11, 1pm – 6pm
Pearson Community Center

Enjoy food, entertainment, and artisan vendors at Carnaval Fiesta Morelense . This is a free community event.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival

Saturday, May 11, 3pm – 9pm
Winchester Dondero Cultural Center

A vibrant celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Winchester Dondero Cultural Center!

Indoor and Outdoor Activities:
Face Painting, Origami Workshops, Asian Cultural Dances, Entertainment, Food Delights including Free Asian Cuisine

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the outdoor performances under the stars. 

For more information, contact the Winchester Cultural Center at 702-455-7340. Let’s come together to celebrate diversity, art, and community!

Farmer’s Market at Floyd Lamb Park 

Sunday, May 12, 9am – 2pm
Floyd Lamb Parks at Tule Springs

Free park entry during the farmer’s market.

Las Vegas Events May 13 - May 19

Global Big Day After Hours

Tuesday, May 14, 3pm – 6pm
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve

In honor of Global Big Day come down for some after-hours birding. More than 30,000 people around the world on Global Big Day report bird sightings on bird. This data enables scientists to have a better understanding of birds. To add to the fun, the Bird Viewing Preserve will host complimentary cart tours and expert birders to assist in identifying the birds on the trails.
Learn more and register: https://bit.ly/4aAlmMm

Family Prom Night at Whitney Recreation Center

Friday, May 17, 5pm – 7pm
Whitney Recreation Center 

FREE EVENT
Ages: 3 years – 17 years
Formal wear encouraged. No crocs. No pajamas.

 

Movie Madness at Valley View Park 

Friday, May 17, 630pm – 930pm
Valley View Park, 2000 Bennett St, North Las Vegas

Featuring Mitchells vs The Machines

Enjoy a variety of popular movie showings at parks throughout North Las Vegas. Admission is free, and the events are open to the public. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at each location. Coolers, picnic baskets and blankets are welcome. Please, no alcohol, smoking, e-cigarettes, vaping, high-back chairs, tables or umbrellas. 

Movie in the Park: Migration

Friday, May 17, 630pm – 930pm 
Silverado Ranch Park 

Free Event! 

Movie in the Park: Wonka 

Friday, May 17, 730pm 
Robert E (Bob) Price Community Center 

Free screening of Wonka at Bob Price Recreation on May 17 at 7:30pm. Snacks will be available for purchase. Movie will be shown on the side lawn, east of the center’s entrance.

 

Fireworks Friday with the Las Vegas Aviators

Sunflower Days at Gilcrease Orchard

Saturday May 11th 7am-12pm & Saturday May 18th 7am-12pm

Online Pre-purchased Tickets are Required

Get ready to immerse yourself in a sea of golden petals as we invite you to join us for an enchanting event celebrating the beauty of sunflowers. Our Sunflower Days event promises a day filled with joy, exploration, and the simple pleasures of nature!


Ticket Price $5 plus fee:

  • 1 ticket per person
  • Ages 5 years old and under are free.
  • Please arrive within 15 minutes of your tickets time.
  • As this is a special event, we will not be able to reimburse if you are not able to attend.


Included with each ticket is: 

  • Guaranteed entrance for 1 person into sunflower field. 
  • Fun photo backdrops & selfie stations.
  • Face Painting. 
  • Sunflower education.
  • Live music on the field throughout the day.


Not Included:

  • Sunflowers are an additional $2 per stem.
  • Flower Vases are also available for an additional $15.
  • Any Orchard produce, product, or concession item; they are all available for additional cost.


Be Prepared to:

  • Have your shears to cut sunflowers.
  • Wear sturdy closed-toed shoes for comfortability.
  • Bring cold water, hats, sunscreen, and sun umbrellas.
  • Walk for long period of time in the sun and unlevel ground.

Feel free to enjoy 60+ acres of fruit trees, u-pick garden, concessions including breakfast burritos, carrot cake donuts, educational chicken coop, educational desert tortoise habitats, and more! Please keep in mind our business closing time for these dates are at 12pm noon. The event and our regular operation will also close at that time. 

16th Annual Spring Cleaning Event at Mt. Charleston 

Saturday, May 18, 9am – 12pm 

Help spruce up the mountain before the busy summer season. It’s a great opportunity for team building while providing community service with visible impact.

Every winter, thousands of visitors flock to the Spring Mountains to play in the snow. Unfortunately, as the snow melts and wildflowers begin popping up, so does unsightly litter. In past years, volunteers picked up the normal cans, bottles, and broken sleds, but have also hauled out a car muffler, abandoned hardware, old tires, and more!

If you’d like to have a group attend and be assigned the same location, please email volunteer@gomtcharleston.com to have your group added to the sign up form. Each group must have at least 5 people to be added to the sign up form. Volunteers are assigned a litter pick-up area in advance and will be sent specific details once registered. You will check in at your location from 9:00am to 9:30am with their designated site leader.

The Maker’s Hive Market

Caribbean Heritage Festival 

Summer Splash

Family Fun Day Event

Bark in the Park 

Skye & Stars

Las Vegas Events May 20 - May 26

Montagna Park Grand Opening

Movie in the Park: Saving Private Ryan 

Friday Fireworks at The Plaza

Dinosaur Explorers at Springs Preserve Opens

Station 82 Open House (Henderson)

Symphony Park Arts Festival 

Back to School Pool Party at Silver Mesa Rec Center

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue Monthly Boot Camp

Las Vegas Events May 27 - June 2

Whitney Summer Bash

Movie in the Park: The Little Mermaid

Movie Madness at Craig Ranch Regional Park 

Pool Party at Prentiss Walker

Splash into Summer Pool Party 

Sesame Street Live: Say Hello!

Bounce House Boogie Event

Night Market in the Alley

Bee-utiful Sunflower Run 

Henderson Glow Bike Ride

AFRICA DAY LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL & CELEBRATION

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