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Signature Events

People gather for outdoor special event at the Springs Preserve

Our signature events welcome thousands of
visitors to experience the magic of the Springs

The Springs Preserve hosts several annual special events tied into holidays, seasons and cultural celebrations. These productions provide an opportunity for the community to come together and experience the Preserve's grounds and facilities through music, art, activities, tours and concessions.

You can search our full calendar for all upcoming events and programs at the Springs Preserve. Click on the links below to learn more about our signature events.

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Mardi Gras Vegas

Laissez les bons temps rouler ("let the good times roll") as we celebrate Cajun and Creole cuisine, music and culture at Mardi Gras Vegas! Featuring live music, food from local Southern eateries, a beer garden for the adults and activities including kids' crafts, fortune tellers and palm readers, the family-friendly Mardi Gras Vegas brings the tastes and sounds of the Louisiana bayou and the colors and fun of Mardi Gras to the heart of the Southern Nevada desert.

Black History Month Festival

Commemorating the contributions of African-Americans to Southern Nevada's history and culture, the Springs Preserve presents its annual Black History Month Festival every February. This family-friendly event includes a historic black Las Vegas photography exhibit, live entertainment, food and craft vendors, and much more.

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Join dozens of artists from Cirque du Soleil's Las Vegas shows and more than 1,000 community members in March for the annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve. In addition to the 5k run or 1-mile fun walk, participants will enjoy live entertainment by Cirque du Soleil musicians, massage therapy, a warm-up with Cirque performers, and activities for children.

Spring Plant Sale and Green Living Expo

Native and desert-adapted plant varieties are available for purchase at our annual Spring Plant Sale and Green Living Expo, held in March. Talk shop with staff gardening experts, enjoy demonstrations and more!

Día del Niño

Join us at the Springs Preserve to honor children and celebrate childhood with our annual Día del Niño event, held in April. Celebrated worldwide, Día del Niño is all about the little ones. We offer hours of fun for children of all ages, including clowns and magicians, dancing and singing groups, interactive games, traditional Mexican food and drink, and hands-on arts and crafts workshops.

'Ohana Festival

Celebrate Hawaiian and Pacific Islander cultures and feel the "aloha spirit"—right in the heart of Las Vegas—at the annual Springs Preserve 'Ohana Festival. This family-friendly event features live island music and hula performances, as well as a variety of fun and educational, hand-on activities, including lei making and games, and plenty of great food.

Ice Cream Festival

Cool off with sweet treats by the scoopful—and listen to some great live music—as the Springs Preserve hosts its annual all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Festival in May. The event features stations serving ice cream cones, sundaes, novelties and root beer floats, with entertainment for all ages including airbrush tattoos, a photo booth, a bubble play station and carnival games.

Brews & Blues

Kick off summer with hot blues, cold beer and tasty grub at our Brews & Blues Festival. This adults-only event features unlimited samples of micro-brews and live music from a variety of blues and rockabilly bands.

Asian Heritage Celebration

At the beginning of Autumn, the Springs Preserve celebrates Asian heritage with food and live entertainment at our annual Asian Heritage Celebration. The family-friendly event features art and crafts, food concessions, live music and dance performances, retail vendors, a children's lantern parade, and much more.

Grapes & Hops

Join wine connoisseurs and beer enthusiasts from throughout Southern Nevada—and help raise money for a good cause—at the Springs Preserve's annual Grapes & Hops Festival. Benefiting Par for The Cure, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, Grapes & Hops pairs tastings of amazing wines and a unique selection of beers with live music and complimentary food. The event is open to guests 21 and over.

Haunted Harvest

In October, spooktacular fun for all ages awaits those who dare enter the Spring Preserve's annual Haunted Harvest. The family-friendly event features a haunted house, trick or treat stations, carnival games, live entertainment and much more.

Día de Muertos

Celebrate life and experience the rich customs of the Day of the Dead at the Springs Preserve every November. The family-friendly Día de Muertos celebration blends rich customs with exciting activities: live entertainment, mariachis, storytelling, traditional Mexican food, face painting, sugar skull decorating, an art exhibition and more, including publicly created altars.

Photos: Día de Muertos

Women dance at Dia de Muertos

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