Las Vegas is party central, and there’s always something exciting happening here. Visitors and residents alike have no shortage of entertainment options. Fall is especially fun because it is the time for holidays like Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos. Here’s a look at some of the most interesting events happening this year.
1. Summerlin Festival of Arts
If you’re an art lover and want to experience what local and national artists have to offer, book a ticket to the Summerlin Festival of Arts. It is a trade show and an arts/crafts festival so you can easily find a fun piece of art for your home or office.
The exhibition hosts over 90 exhibitors and attracts over 40,000 visitors. It is a two-day event scheduled for the 12 and 13th of October this year. The Howard Hughes Corporation organizes this event that takes place in downtown Summerlin. You can find some of the best artists and vendors in town here.
2. Great Las Vegas Taco Festival
The Great Las Vegas Taco Festival is a celebration of Dia de Los Muertos or The Day of The Dead, which falls on 2nd November. The festival has been a big success for the past three years and draws large crowds. The festival is held from the 1st through 3rd November.
You can spend the weekend exploring everything the festival has to offer, and it is a lot. You can sample some fantastic tacos, enjoy live Mariachi performances, Selena Musical tribute, Folkloric Dancers, and even a Dia de Los Muertos costume competition. The festival offers great food, excellent music, and a wide variety of drinks. Events like face painting, Dance 4A Cause, and games make this an ideal festival for people of all ages.
3. Las Vegas Balloon Glow
If you want to experience something new and unique, you can try the Las Vegas Balloon Glow festival. It’s scheduled from the 24th October to 27th October, so you will have plenty of time to experience it all. The festival takes place in Craig Ranch Regional Park and is suitable for people of all ages.
You can celebrate the Nevada Day Weekend watching hot air balloons glow and light up the night. You can also book balloon rides in advance or enjoy them with your partner. It is a fun way to spend a romantic weekend or a family outing. The event also has VIP specials that include a separate seating area, climate-controlled bathrooms, and complimentary drinks.
4. Las Vegas Water Lantern Festival
This is another beautiful and calm festival that people of all ages can enjoy. The event will be held on 12th October at Craig Ranch Park. Guests can participate in it by designing their lantern and launching it. The hands-on nature of the event makes it an excellent choice for children and young families. The lantern launch takes place between 8.30 to 9.30 PM, which ensures they stand out against the night sky.
The peaceful and memorable experience can mean different things for different people. You can light a lantern and hope for success in the future, or even honor the memory of a loved one. All the lanterns are later cleaned up, making it an eco-friendly event. The Las Vegas Water Lantern Festival also contributes to charities and supports Water.org.
These are just some of the many events happening in Las Vegas during fall. You can enjoy them with your friends and family or head out for some solo fun. It’s a good idea to hire a transport service for this trip, so you don’t have to deal with driving in traffic or finding the right parking spot.