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April Family-Friendly Activities in Las Vegas Area

Looking for April family-friendly activities in Las Vegas and surrounding areas? Look no further.

While the events we share are specific to the month of March in Las Vegas, Henderson, and surrounding areas, there are always things to do in our wonderful city.

If you’re a mom, dad, or caregiver and you’re looking for the ultimate guide to Las Vegas and the surrounding areas, Nevada Moms is the spot.

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Ongoing Activities in Our Area

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The Best List of Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas Family Events

Keep scrolling if you’d like to read details on events, however, we do also offer the best list of Boulder City, Henderson, and Las Vegas events in town!

Our calendar is updated as soon as new events are shared and businesses can even submit their own events if they are family-friendly. Click the link above to access the FULL calendar as below is just a preview.

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Easter Egg Hunts In Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City

Easter is just around the corner, which means everyone is on the hunt for the best list of Easter egg hunts in Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City!

Whether you are looking for something on Easter morning or the week before you’ll find something for your family here. Click the link above for all Easter egg hunts in Las Vegas.

Boulder City

Boulder City Wine Walks

Date: Apr. 9  from 4pm – 8pm

Location: Historic Boulder City, Boulder City, NV 89005

Stroll the historic downtown Boulder City streets and shops while sampling a variety of wines. The theme for this wine walk is Bubble Walk!

  • April 9 – Luau Walk

DVO Reaper Madness

Date: Apr. 15-17

Location: Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park; 900 Canyon Road Boulder City, NV 89005

DVO Reaper Madness is the finals for the DVO Winter Gravity Series. Series winners in all 3 disciplines will be awarded.Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park is an extensive network of World Class Downhill and Cross Country mountain bike trails perfect for the serious competitor.

Story Time on the Train

Date: Apr. 16 at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm

Location: Nevada Southern Railway Museum, 601 Yucca St Boulder City, NV 89005

Story Time on the train on the Nevada Southern Railway. The kids enjoy a coloring page, craft and an age-appropriate story read by one of our docents.

Everyone rides the train from the depot to Railroad Pass and returns while enjoying the activities along with their parents and family. StoryTime is on each of the regular departures for the day.

Dates:

  • April 16, 2022
  • May 21, 2022
  • June 18, 2022
  • July 16, 2022

*Currently Story Time Trains run at all times: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

Model Train Show

Date: Apr. 16 from 9am – 4pm

Location: Nevada Southern Railway Museum, 601 Yucca St Boulder City, NV 89005

All aboard for the train show! Fun for the whole family, check out the train models and layouts, and more. Admission is free, but if you’d like to reserve a table, it is a $10 donation and you must reserve in advance.

Henderson

City of Henderson Splash Pads Now Open for the Season

Date: Season is April 1 – October 31

Location: various locations throughout the City of Henderson

Visit the link above for a complete list of over 80 splash pads to visit this year.

Vegas Golden Knights Watch Parties

Date: Apr. 1 at 7pm

Location: Water Street Plaza; 240 S. Water St. Henderson, Nevada 89015

Help us cheer on the Vegas Golden Knights as they face divisional rivals and other top-tier competition on the road to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Enjoy a live DJ, souvenir giveaways, food trucks and more! The Water Street Plaza’s spacious outdoor setting, surround sound and jumbotron allow for a comfortable, yet electric atmosphere to catch all of the exciting action on the ice.

  • Saturday, January 29 at 4 p.m. (vs. Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Friday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. (vs. Arizona Coyotes)
  • Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m. (vs. Anaheim Ducks)
  • Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m. (vs. Seattle Kraken)
  • Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m. (vs. San Jose Sharks)

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Park Pals

Date: Every Monday and Wednesday from 3-5pm (Apr. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27)

Location: Water Street Plaza, 240 S. Water St.

A variety of sports activities and games will be set up each day for your enjoyment. From kickball to tag, each day will be a new activity.

Archery Open Range

Date: Every Saturday (Apr. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 8am – 1pm

Location: Whitney Ranch Recreation Center; 1575 Galleria Dr. Henderson, NV 89014

Ages 5-17; $4/day
Ages 18+; $7/day

The range master facilitates safe archery target shooting through coordinated directions to groups wishing to practice their skills. Bring your own equipment (no broad tip arrows allowed) or rent it from us for $10 per hour or $20 per day.

Move & Groove Music Fest

Date: Apr. 2 at 10:30am

Location: Water Street Plaza

The GRAMMYS® come to Henderson! Sing and dance along with a star-studded lineup of 2022 children’s music nominees performing their R&B, Latin, reggae, pop and hip-hop hits live!

Schedule

  • 10:30am — 1 Tribe Collective
  • 11:30am — 123 Andres
  • 11:45am — Pierce Freelon
  • Noon — The Lucky Band

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by parent or guardian at all times. Schedule subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.

Summer Camp Registration Opens for City of Henderson

Date: Apr. 5

Location: City of Henderson Summer Camp Registration

The City of Henderson released its Spring and Summer Henderson Happenings brochure, the official guide for upcoming events, classes and activities. Registration opens Tuesday, April 5.

One of the highly anticipated programs for children three to 18 is the City of Henderson’s Summer Camps, designed to provide interactive and engaged learning during their summer break. Camp programs feature basketball, performing arts, outdoor activities, aquatics, and more in an upbeat atmosphere with convenient hours and locations throughout Henderson.

Trucks & Tunes

Date: Every second and fourth Tuesday (March to May; 11am to 2pm)

Location: Water Street Plaza; 240 S. Water St. Henderson, Nevada 89015

Enjoy delicious food from some of the valley’s best food trucks and listen to free, live music from a variety of local artists.

Paint & Pizza: Spring Has Sprung

Date: Apr. 8 from 5:30-9 pm

Location: Black Mountain Recreation Center & Aquatic Complex; 599 Greenway Rd. Henderson, Nevada 89015

A blank canvas awaits your child on this lovely night. Children can let their imaginations run wild and paint what they like or follow the night’s theme using a variety of painting utensils including brushes, glitter, and sponges. Dinner and supplies are included. Register at least one week in advance as space is limited. Ages 5-12

Free Ice Skating at Lifeguard Arena

Date: Apr. 10 from 5-7pm

Location: Lifeguard Arena; 222 S. Water St. Henderson, Nevada 89105

Lifeguard Arena (adjacent to the Water Street Plaza) is offering free public skate sessions to the community during these dates!

  • January 29 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • February 25 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • March 25 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • April 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

*Free skate promotion is available to first 200 guests who claim offer at Lifeguard Arena. Upon arriving and checking in at the counter inside Lifeguard Arena, guests will receive their liability insurance entrance ticket and a pair of rental skates (if needed). Free for all ages.

Spring Break Fun Day

Date: Apr. 11, 13, 15 from 3-pm

Location: Valley View Recreation Center; 500 Harris St. Henderson, Nevada 89015

Enjoy a day with your friends playing video games, watching movies, and playing various sports during your spring break. Ages 7-15. Free to attend. Register using activity code 151479.

  • April 11 – Kickball
  • April 13 – Movie Mania
  • April 15 – Video Games

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Cosmic Swim

Date: Apr. 15 from 7-9 pm

Location: Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool; 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy. Henderson, Nevada 89012

It’s a virtual galaxy of light and sound. Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, lights, and glow gear. Enjoy a cosmic-themed night at the pool. Fun for the whole family! All ages

Henderson Reads Book Festival for Young Audiences

Date: Apr. 30 at 10am – 3pm

Location: Water Street Plaza Amphitheatre; 240 S. Water St. Henderson, Nevada 89015

A stupendous literary showcase featuring over 15 acclaimed picture book, middle grade and young adult authors!

Live Readings & Discussions | Book Signings | Interactive Activities | More!

Children under 16 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Schedule subject to change with or without notice. Management reserves all rights.

Silver Springs Festival

Date: Apr. 30 at 4-7pm

Location: Silver Springs Recreation Center; 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy. Henderson, Nevada 89074

Get out and get active this spring at our neighborhood festival. There are activities for the whole family including games, entertainment, local artists, and music.

Meet the Silver Spring staff and instructors and learn about the upcoming facility renovation plan.

Food trucks will be onsite to purchase refreshments.

Free admission with wristbands available for $3 that includes bounce house, popcorn, face painting and entry into the cake walk. Children 12 years and below must be accompanied by an adult.

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Lunar New Year Exhibition

Date: Exhibit open through May 5

Location: ​​Clark County Library; 1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

This is the 12th year of this annual invitational exhibit which unites artists interested in exploring what the Lunar New Year of the Tiger means through their art. Artists are asked to investigate Asian Heritage and what the Tiger year means to Asian culture.

While some artists keep their visual ideas simple and others learn and incorporate complex Asian folk tales or stories in their art, artists also bring a mastery of technique and knowledge of the formal elements and principles of design to their art.

Vintage Market Days of Southern Nevada

Date: Apr. 8-10 from 10am – 5pm

Location: The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin

Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage & vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market, featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings, and a little more. The Market is a three-day event held two times/year! Each Vintage Market Days event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in different venues throughout the country. The Market will also provide the customer with a very special shopping experience to both vendors and customers throughout the country!

Admission for children under 12 is free. Cash and credit card are accepted at the gate. Once purchased, your ticket is good for re-entry into the event all weekend.

Tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable, and not replaceable.

2022 Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival

Date: Apr. 9 from 11am-7pm

Location: Centennial Hills Park, 7101 North Buffalo Dr.

Mark your calendars, the Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival is back again for 2022. Featuring the best Bluegrass and Americana music groups you’ll find anywhere! Browse a wide array of folk art, jewelry and other items in the craft market.

Enjoy delicious food, beer and other tasty treats, as well as a picking tent experience with Sonic Rodeo and the Nevada Old-Time Fiddlers Association. Have fun in the kids area with make-and-take projects and activities!

This event is outdoors with lawn seating. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for your comfort. Outside food and beverages not permitted in stage viewing area. Please no pets, service animals only allowed on festival grounds.

Movie in the Park – Ward 2

Date: Apr. 15 at 6:30pm

Location: Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive

Bring the family to enjoy an animated movie in the park! Bring low chairs or blankets to be more comfortable while you watch “Hop” together.

Giant Student Farmers Market

Date: Apr. 22 from 9:30am – 1pm

Location: The Pavilion at Downtown Summerlin

Join Green our Planet for a Giant Student Farmer’s Market on Friday, April 22 from 9:30 AM – 1 PM featuring over 500 students from over 50 Southern Nevada schools who sell their garden-grown fruits and vegetables to the community.

Happy Earth Day Festival

Date: Apr. 22 & 23 from 10am – 5pm

Location: The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin

Celebrate our planet at the Happy Earth Day Festival at Downtown Summerlin on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23. Purchasing your Happy Earth Day Festival wristband for $10.00 gives you access to both days full of activities for all ages!

Explore the sustainable marketplace, enjoy vegan treats, relax in the beer garden, and bring trade-able plants and clothing items to participate in the Plant Swap with Carrie Lynn’s and a Clothing Swap with local stylists to benefit Shannon West Homeless Youth Center.

Paw Patrol Doggie Days

Date: Apr. 30 from 9am – 12pm (noon)

Location: Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive

Bring the family dog, the kids and neighbors to join the city of Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Petco, The Animal Foundation, and Three Dog Bakery for refreshments, activities, and everything dog-related, including pet adoptions! Dogs must remain on a leash. This event is free and open to the public.

Pahrump

Pahrump Music Festival

Date: Mar. 31 – Apr. 3

Location: Petrack Park; 150 NV-160, Pahrump, NV 89060

Features two stages of exciting entertainment, 30 bands, Battle of the Bands, Carnival, Beer and Wine Garden, Multiple Car Shows, Horseshoe Tournament, and Art Exhibit.

April Family-Friendly Activities in Las Vegas

What events and activities are you looking forward to attending with your family this month?

Have travel plans to Reno or Tahoe areas? Check out upcoming events in Northern Nevada for the month of April.

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Born and raised in Las Vegas, she loves sharing all things family-friendly as well as local spots most don’t even know about! She co-founded Nevada Moms in 2018 and it has become the #1 Family Guide to Nevada experiences, activities, happenings, and more.

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