About Las Vegas Festivals

(Las Vegas, Nevada, NV, USA)

The city of Las Vegas may be known for its casinos, but all offers an impressive calendar of festivals, with many notable events held all through the year.

Popular festivals in Las Vegas include the following events.

Annual Las Vegas Festivals

  • February: Las Vegas International Marathon, major sporting event attracting many thousands of runners, cheered on by large crowds of spectators, starting in Sloan and finishing at the south end of the Strip
  • March: St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 17th, featuring a large and colorful procession in the downtown district, with many casinos offering green beer
  • March: Busch Grand National, popular race and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • May: Cinco de Mayo in May, remembering the historic Mexican victory over the French
  • August: Sundown Bluegrass Concerts, featuring some of the area's best bluegrass music, taking place at Jaycee Park
  • August: Police Olympics, attracting teams from all around the world
  • September: Las Vegas Cup Hydroplane Race, taking place over two days on Lake Mead, with a number of extremely fast boats
  • October: Las Vegas Balloon Classic, with around 100 hot-air balloons in all shapes and sizes, taking place at the Sam Boyd Stadium
  • December: National Rodeo, many experienced riders compete for the prestigious title at the Thomas Mack Sports Center

Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center
Address: 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada (NV), 89109, USA
Tel: +1 702 892-0711
Website: www.lvcva.com/

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