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Visiting Southern Nevada
A visit to southern Nevada can yield aquatic adventures on Lake Mead – among other outdoor recreations – multi-day road trips through local must-see attractions, and a whole host of pleasant and attractive sites to help make your visit memorable. Plan your next visit to the Silver State for summer, autumn, or into the winter and have a blast exploring the southern region.
Though many will know southern NV as the home of Las Vegas, you’ll find a variety of welcoming and warm cities, each offering seasonal events and celebrations sure to entertain all members of the family. Make your way Pahrump, found directly west of Las Vegas on the opposite side of Toiyabe National Forest.
Make sure you visit the area in late September and treat the family to a day or two at the 2016 Pahrump Fall Festival. Held from September 22nd to September 25th at Petrack Park, the Pahrump Fall Festival has rides for all ages, a sprawling array of food vendors, and special for this year, the “moving” Vietnam War Memorial Wall.
Later in the year, as winter sets in, be sure to check out one of Pahrump’s premier sand dunes events – Best in the Desert Pahrump Nugget 250 “Race for the Gold.” From December 1st through 4th, nearly 175 trucks, cars, and UTVs will race the 242-mile loop for a chance to win huge prizes.
In late October, you’ll want to make plans to visit Henderson. Because it yields such quick and easy trips into Las Vegas, Henderson is a premier destination for it’s own local events, and those nearby to the north. A great option for those visiting with kids, the Henderson Fire Department Open House is should be just the ticket. On August 13th, the HFD opens up their doors – the kids can learn firsthand about fire prevention, climb aboard one of the fire trucks, and tour the fire station.
Later in August, visitors to Henderson will have the pleasure of attending this year’s High Roller$ Cat Show – spelled just like that. On August 27th and 28th, head for the Henderson Multigenerational Center for breeder chats, educational booths, and pet vendors, if you feel like taking one home.
Enjoy a New Years Eve celebration in the heart of Las Vegas with Maroon 5. Catch this mega popular band play their hits across two nights, December 30th and 31st, at the Mandalay Bay Casino. Each show starts at 8 p.m. Make the short drive in from nearby North Las Vegas.
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2016 Pahrump Fall Festival
Make the most of your next autumn excursion through southern Nevada. Head for Petrack Park over the weekend of September 22nd for the 2016 Pahrump Fall Festival. You’ll find a variety of games, events, contents, food, and more.
Tater Tots & Beer Festival
Henderson is the place to be this fall in southern Nevada. Visit on November 12th for the Tater Tots & Beer Festival. Held at the Henderson Pavilion, the Tater Tots & Beer Festival features two sessions, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., where you’ll have to chance to sample exceptional, locally crafted brews, along with gourmet tater tot creations from local chefs.
Motor Trend International Auto Show
Whether you’re a “gear head” or just curious about what’s on the horizon in the world of automobiles, be sure to check out the Motor Trend International Auto Show in Las Vegas. Head for the Las Vegas Convention Center from November 25th to 27th for this excellent all-ages event.
Best in the Desert Pahrump Nugget 250 – Race for the Gold
With close to 175 cars, trucks, and UTVs competing, the Best in the Desert Pahrump Nugget 250 is the premier desert-racing event of the year in southern Nevada. Over four days, drivers are pitted against the elements as they race for the crown, cash prizes, and bragging rights.
Maroon 5 – Live!
Megastars Maroon 5 will be performing this coming New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas. Visit the Mandalay Bay Casino for two shows, December 30th and 31st, and ring in the new year – be sure you bring your Moves Like Jagger.
You’ll find the perfect gift for the cowboy or cowgirl in your life this winter in southern Nevada. Check out the Las Vegas Convention Center from December 1st to the 10th for the annual Cowboy Christmas event. Hundreds of vendors offering up unique and fun cowboy-related gifts.
O’Reilly Auto Parts Midnight Mayhem – Finale!
Check out the last O’Reilly Auto Parts Midnight Mayhem event of the year. Head for the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on December 2nd for a chance to see top local drivers compete in what officials call “a safe alternative” to street racing. Spectator tickets are just $5!
Bridal Spectacular Winter Show
Maybe you’re a bride-to-be, or maybe you’re simply holding on to hope for one day in the future – either way, make your way to the Bridal Spectacular Winter Show in Las Vegas. Held on January 20th and 21st at the Cashman Center, this bridal show features the latest in wedding design and reception fundamentals.