Friday, April 8, 2016

Our Local Events Guide To The Weekend - April 8th-10th, 2016 = Festivals, Farmer's Markets, FREE Kids Events & More!

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*Downtown3rd Farmers Market is Las Vegas’ biggest indoor farmers market.

The Downtown3rd Farmers Market showcases local Las Vegas farmers as well as many complementary enterprises such as private events, healthy lifestyle classes, art shows, and chef’s.

Located in the middle of the Las Vegas valley off of US-95 and Casino Center Drive. Located on the corner of North Casino Center Blvd. and E. Stewart Ave. in the copper-colored Downtown Transportation Building that has a clock tower. It is a one floor building and you will find us if you enter any door. The driving entrance is on E. Stewart Ave. Free parking available!

The Farmers Market takes place on Fridays from 9AM to 2PM.

*Pirate Fest Las Vegas starts today, April 8th and runs over thru the weekend ending April 10th. Dress in costume if you will...and get your inner pirate out! Go here for more information about the activities, vendors, what to bring and Cardboard Regatta.
*All Paid Tickets include a FREE game in the Game Area (excluding archery or ladder climb)
(There will be ATM machines but we recommend you bring cash.)

Ticket Info:
Single Day
General Admission - $15
Kids (5-11) - $10
Kids (4 and under) - FREE
Senior (65+ with ID) - $10
Military (Active or Retired with ID) - $10
3-Day Admission Wristband+
General Admission - $30
Kids (5-11) - $20
Kids (4 and under) - FREE
Senior (65+ with ID) - $20
Military (Active or Retired with ID) - $20

Bring a receipt from any Smith's Food & Drug, Sonic Restaurant, Green Valley Grocery and receive a $2.00 discount on a single day entry. (discounts can not be combined). Not valid on wristbands or Senior/Military discounted tickets.

Dates and Times:
April 8, 9, 10, 2016
Fri. 12:00-7:00
Sat. 10:00-7:00
Sun. 10:00-6:00

Lorenzi Park
Rancho and Washington just off US 95.​
​3333 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89107 

*Beauty and the Beast performs April 8th-17th at The Smith Center.

Go here to get a family 4pk of orchestra or dress circle seats at our promotional price of $299 (before internet fee). OR you can save on the Internet fees by visiting the box office and using the code: Beast5. Floor seats are also available starting at $79 for Tuesday-Thursday shows.

Performance Schedule:
Friday, April 8th - 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 9th - 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 10th - 2:00 & 7:30 PM
& and More!

Go here for more info!


*Clint Holmes: Inspired concert at the Smith Center. Buy tickets here!

Friday, April 8, 2016, 8:30p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016, 8:30p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00p.m.



*Clark County Fair & Rodeo - The annual Clark County Fair & Rodeo in Logandale, Nevada runs from April 6th thru Sunday, April 10th. Go here for the complete schedule of events.

Friday April 8th - 10:00 am to Midnight 
Saturday April 9th  - 10:00 am to Midnight
Sunday April 10th - 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Tickets purchased online after April 3rd will be held at the "Will Call Office" at the main entrance to the fairgrounds. Identification or proof of purchase is required to pick up tickets from will call. All ticket sales are "final and non-refundable" at the time of purchase. No refunds. 

Fair Admission is required for all patron's ages 5 years old and older. All Day Carnival Ride Passes and Rodeo Admission are not included with Fair Admission. Combination tickets are available for your savings and convenience. 

Gate General Admission (13-59) - $10.00
Gate Senior Admission (60+) - $8.00
Gate Child Admission (5-12) - $8.00
Gate Child Admission (Under 5) - FREE


*Kneaders Bakery & Cafe opened today in Henderson! The first 100 guest on Friday, April 9th and Saturday, April 10th will receive a FREE Chunky Cinnamon French Toast (dine-in). Go here for more information about Kneaders.

Chunky Cinnamon French Toast - so yum!!!
11271 Eastern Avenue
Henderson, NV 89052

*Magnola Ice Cream & Treats Grand Opening celebration is April 9th from 2-4PM. Located inside Seafood City. Magnolia Ice Cream & Treats is the best way to experience Magnolia’s trademark tropical ice cream and its experience. Known for their Halo Halo - now Las Vegans can enjoy this treat. You'll find shaved ice, ice cream and more (mais con yelo and Halo Halo).

APRIL 9, 2-4PM

3890 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas


*Lowe's Build & Grow (FREE Kids Build) - Register (space is limited). On Saturday, April 9th at 10AM, head into Lowe’s where kids can build a FREE Birdfeeder!


*Lakeshore Learning FREE Saturday Craft from 11am -3pm. Aimed for children ages 3 and up. This Saturday, the FREE craft is Barnyard Buddy Puppet. No reservations are required. More info here.

Saturday, April 9th 11AM-3PM

1243 W. Warm Springs Rd.
Henderson, NV 89014


*Michaels - Drop in for Kids Club from 10-noon on Saturday, April 9th, where your little makers will make a butterfly clip canvas. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative, craft fun – supplies included!

Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Space is limited. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.


*Michaels is having a FREE Shopkins trade event today, 4/9 from 12-1 PM. Kids can make new friends and have fun when they bring their collections to trade!

*Wet 'n Wild is open this weekend, Saturday 4/9 and Sunday, 4/10 from 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM.
Please note: Due to cooler temperatures in spring, the lazy river will not open to the public until mid-May. Paradise Falls children's area will shutdown 1 hour prior to scheduled park close on 8pm and 10pm operating days.


*Cowabunga Bay is now open weekends. Operating hours are 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday, 4/9 and Sunday, 4/10. Saturdays in April are Marvel Super Hero Saturdays. Bring your camera to take pics from 11-5 with your favorite Marvel Super Hero and then play the day away! April 9th's hero is Spiderman!


*Las Vegas 51s - It's Opening Weekend! Take me out to the ball game!!!  Go here to purchase tickets!

Friday, 4/8 7:05 PM - It's Fireworks Night - Viva Las Vegas, Imagine Dragons music to the fireworks/Girl Scouts Night. The 51s will host the defending Triple-A & PCL Champions, the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, at Cashman Field! A spectacular post-game "Fireworks Show" will be presented!

Saturday, 4/9 7:05 PM - 51s Wearable Player Blanket Night/Nevada Donor Network: Donate Life Night Presented By Nevada Donor Network. The 51s will host the defending Triple-A & PCL Champions, the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, at Cashman Field! 

The first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive a 51s Wearable Player Blanket!!!

Sunday, 4/10 12:05 PM - Little League Day #1 - The 51s will host the defending Triple-A & PCL Champions, the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros at Cashman Field.


*Insane Inflatable 5K - Saturday, 4/9. The course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. Go here for more information and to register.


*fresh52 farmers & artisan market is a friendly, open air market where neighbors and friends come together to celebrate their community.

Every Saturday and Sunday morning the market features choice vendors with pesticide free seasonal produce, freshly baked goods, gourmet olive oils, salsas, spices, sauces,nuts, handmade modern craft, artisans & more!

For more information - go here!

Dates & Locations:
Saturdays, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 900-2552

Sundays, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm (closed Easter Sunday)
Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89123
(702) 900-2552


*Downtown Summerlin Farmers Market offers a wide selection of diverse and unusual fruits and vegetables not available through mainstream purveyors. 90% 

Date & Time: 
Saturdays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Downtown Summerlin (The Pavilion - located on Festival Plaza Drive between Rosemary Park Drive and Oval Park Drive).


*Great Vegas Festival of Beer is Saturday, April 9th starting at 3PM. General admission tickets are $40 or $45 at the door. A $20 designated driver admission is also available. There are over 400 brews with over 100 breweries. There will be food vendors and so much more. Go here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, April 9th at 3PM

8th & Carson - Downtown


*Summerlin Half Marathon is Sunday April 10th starting at 7 AM. Go here for more infomation.
Sunday, April 10th, 2016 at 7AM (Start time)

Downtown Summerlin
(1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135)


*Wine Walk - Sample up to 15 different wines hosted by Lee’s Discount Liquor while supporting local charity New Vista! Purchase tickets here!

Date: April 9, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Town Square


Enjoy 114 years of Cadillac history on Sunday, April 10th at The District at Green Valley Ranch. Come see seventy five classic Cadillac’s beginning with a restored 1902 vehicle through the newest members of the Findlay Cadillac fleet, which will include the stunning 2016 Cadillac C6 and Cadillac XT5.

In addition to a show stopping display of classic Cadillac’s representing 114 years of continuous automotive excellence, attendees will be treated to a performance by acclaimed Las Vegas entertainer Jay Joseph. He will be performing on the main stage at 1:00PM, 2:00PM, and 3:00PM. Attendees can also meet Jay during a meet and greet at the celebrity tent along with bestselling author Rick Ainsworth, who will be conducting a book signing and sale with a percentage of each sale going to the Gary Sinise Foundation for Veterans, Wounded Vets and their families. Volunteers will be handing out information and accepting donations, during the event. A portion of the vendor’s sales, will go to the charity. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit with the author, Rick Ainsworth, concerning his new release American Dictator – Changing of the Guard. This is part one of a gripping three part trilogy. Washington says this is a must read on both sides of the aisle. Music of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s will be played, from the Main Stage throughout the event.

Enter, for a chance to win exciting door prizes from our vendors. Findlay Cadillac will conduct a fabulous ongoing door prize drawing plus a $2000.00 grand prize shopping spree with the drawing conducted at the Findlay Cadillac dealership following a special test drive event eligible to locals who entered the drawing during the Cadillac Through the Years event.

Sunday, April 10th
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Main Street - The District at Green Valley


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