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Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Nov. 6 – Nov. 8, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Nov. 6 – Nov. 8, 2015

Aw, man. We’re still on a holiday high from Halloween in Vegas and can’t believe it’s already over. Plus, we’re no longer enjoying the pleasant 80-degree temps that we wish would stick around all year. Yes, fall has finally arrived in Sin City. But hey – look on the bright side:…
Family-friendly haunts for a Vegas Halloween

Family-friendly haunts for a Vegas Halloween

Remember last Halloween? Your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle snapped the elastic off his mask while nunchucking his sister, Princess Elsa had gum in her “Frozen” hair and your little pun’kin upchucked a real horror down the front of his Etsy costume. Face it, you’ve got kids and you’re at their mercy…
Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Oct. 1 – 4, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Oct. 1 – 4, 2015

Ah, Vegas. There is no place in the world like it. On any given morning you’re more than likely recovering from yet another epic night. If you had the weekend we just did, you’re reminiscing on the past weekend spent at the Life is Beautiful music festival. (And thank you Instagram…

Off-the-Strip fun for the whole family

Vegas is a lot like a zoo, filled to the brim with strutting exotic beauties, the supremely loud and sometimes ugly, and things that will just plain leave you scratching your head. Since we’ve spent all this time showing you what you actually can do with your kids in town,…

Where to catch spring blooms in Vegas

Vegas is a lot like an oversized sandbox. We’re a man-made, sandy playground for folks who just can’t seem to behave themselves. It’s not easy growing delicate little blossoms in this kind of environment so naturally, we do what we do best — tell Mother Nature to shove it and…

Butterflies take flight at Springs Preserve

CALLING ALL BUG LOVERS AND TREE HUGGERS. Ahem, please excuse our language; we mean entomology and horticultural enthusiasts. Saturday, March 14 marks the day you’ve all been waiting for: The return of the Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve. This seasonal exhibit features hundreds of butterflies including Mourning Cloak, Red…

Vegas.com’s Halloween Countdown: Hometown Halloween

Like the candy you’re trying to make last, or the drinks you’re trying to remember swallowing, we’re counting down the days until Halloween with everything you can do in Las Vegas to celebrate. Today it’s hometown Halloween where we share spots to enjoy the Halloween season with families and friends.…

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Cirque du Soleil is once again hosting a run and fun walk to raise money for One Drop, Cirque’s charitable arm that helps communities secure access to water with integrated water projects. The Run Away With Cirque 5K run and 1-mile walk start at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the…

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Vegas

The Day of the Dead, or rather El Día de los Muertos in Spanish, is a beloved tradition in Mexico and other Latin countries. A celebration of death, it’s a time to lovingly remember friends and relatives who have passed away. The spirits of the dearly departed are believed to…

Springs Preserve stays flexible in Las Vegas

Hundreds of yogis found some bliss last weekend at the Springs Preserve during the first Vegas Gone Yoga! Festival. Held in honor of National Yoga Month, the festival offered more than a dozen workshops and yoga classes by several premier Las Vegas yoga instructors including  Willow Withy (who teaches Yoga among…

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city where everything appears shiny and new — where old hotels regularly make way for megaresorts and implosions aren’t out of the ordinary (though it’s actually been more than five years since our last implosion — that’s like 35 in Vegas years). Believe it or not,…

Easter weekend in Vegas is an eggstravaganza

Easter weekend in Vegas is the one time of the year that the bunnies aren’t just appearing from magician’s hats … or dealing cards at the Palms. From candy-filled baskets to Easter bunny meet-and-greets, there are an array of  ways to celebrate this springtime holiday. Put all your eggs (and…

Watch Cirque du Soleil charity production online this week

Cirque du Soleil’s one-time charity extravaganza “One Night for One Drop” raised $1 million for the Springs Preserve Foundation, to help bring clean water to people around the globe. For seven days only, you can watch the production online for a $5 donation. The three-act show was taped live, and the…

Collective Soul

The Nevada State Museum is reborn at the Springs Preserve By Renée LiButti (All photos by Ryan Shewchuk) Vegas.com Park the DeLorean. Unhand the remote control. Step out of the phone booth. You won’t need any of the clever contraptions from “Back to the Future,” “Click” or “Bill & Ted’s…

Spring forward into the autumn at Springs Preserve

Fall is actually my favorite season. It’s not too hot, windy or cold. Jackets are optional and stepping on all the crackling leaves never gets old. Plus, the combination of the sun and cool air makes me cherish the autumn months in Vegas. Springs Preserve and fall in Vegas is like a…

Vegas Weekender: Outdoor events are in full swing

This weekend in Vegas it’s all about braving the heat to experience a slew of fun activities from a patio party at RHUMBAR at the Mirage to a Friday night movie under the stars at Lake Las Vegas. When it comes to entertainment, comedy fans are in luck. Jerry Seinfeld,…

Five things to do in the Vegas vicinity for spring

Don’t you just love spring? Unfortunately, in Las Vegas, this blissfully beautiful season tends to be short-lived.  When the cold weather recedes, the mercury begins a relentless upward march – not as brutal as General Sherman’s to Columbia, S.C., for Sin City won’t be set ablaze…but by May you’ll find your…