Boom, smack, kapow — the 14th annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is set for 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
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Nothing against your San Gennaro feasts or your Columbus Day picnics or your Cinco de Mayo celebrations, but it’s a safe bet that no other cultural celebration rivals St. Patrick’s Day in cross-cultural appeal.
The four-day 48th annual Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheduled to return March 13-16 at the Henderson Events Plaza with entertainment, a parade, a carnival, food and craft vendors and Irish-themed shenanigans.
Pasquale Rotella, head of Insomniac Events, confirmed on his Facebook page today that Vegas versions of Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland and Nocturnal Wonderland events were in the works.
In a valley packed with events, it’s never too early to start planning your year. Here’s a look at some of the entertainment happenings scheduled for 2014 including shows at The Smith Center, Helldorado Days, Electric Daisy and more.
Southern Nevada shines on New Year’s Eve, but almost all of the festivities are reserved for adults. So where can revelers go if they have kids in tow?
The homes along Heritage Street are set to retain their festive decor for daytime visitors through Dec. 31.
The weather wasn’t too frightful for the city of Henderson’s WinterFest Dec. 12-14 in the city’s Water Street District. The theme of this year’s festival was “An Old-Fashioned Christmas Delight.”
The stars of the reality show “Tanked” have created a custom-made, Christmas-themed tank that will be on display throughout WinterFest, which begins Thursday evening and runs through Saturday in Henderson.
WinterFest is scheduled from Dec. 12-14 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event transforms the Water Street District into an old-fashioned Christmas with activities and decorations and a giant snow globe aquarium courtesy of the cast from “Tanked.”
Winchester hosts Hawaiian concert: Hawaiian transplants like to call Las Vegas “the Ninth Island,” thanks to all the Aloha State natives who now make their homes in Southern Nevada.
Crowds gathered during the lighting of the menorah on Fremont and Fourth streets in downtown Las Vegas on Wednesday.
MUSIC: Winchester hosts plenty of pianists: Six pianists, 60 fingers, 88 keys. That’s the formula for “60 in the 88s,” a Saturday concert presented at the Winchester Cultural Center, in conjunction with the Las Vegas Jazz Society.
Music: Ben Vereen headlines benefit concert: Encores — and more — highlight the second annual Joe Williams Jazz Scholarship Fundraising Concert, with Ben Vereen and Pia Zadora leading the musical lineup Sunday afternoon at UNLV’s Artemus Ham Hall.
Theater: ‘THE WOMEN’ OPENS AT CSN, It’s a jungle out there. Get set to laugh as “The Women” claw and scratch their way through it, starting Friday at the College of Southern Nevada.
The Fourth Annual Las Vegas Halloween Parade made its way down Fremont Street on Thursday night.
Technically, Halloween’s almost a week away, but the creepy clock’s already ticking with weekend haunts planned at a variety of venues.
The Life Is Beautiful festival — with music, food and arts — leaves such a large footprint in downtown Las Vegas that two giant Ferris wheels can double as beacons to help you find your way between the two main stages.
Think of it as a fun weekend outing for the family. Think of it as a way of appreciating Native American culture. Think of it, even, as an educational afternoon for the kids.
If the knaves, wenches and minstrels make you feel right at home, prepare to be bedeviled by the likes of the on-site ATMs and the free parking shuttle from Del Sol High School.
Two Oktoberfest celebrations are scheduled for downtown Las Vegas on Saturday. A family-oriented event from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Historic Fifth Street School will be followed by a more adult celebration at 7 p.m. at Neonopolis on the Fremont Street Experience.