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March Family-Friendly Activities in Las Vegas Area

Looking for March 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.

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Boulder City

Boulder City Wine Walks

Date: Mar. 12  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!

  • March 12 – Mardi Crawl
  • April 9 – Luau Walk

Annual Boulder City Beerfest

Date: Mar. 26 from 1-9pm

Location: Wilbur Square Park; 200 Park St Boulder City, NV 89005

The Annual Boulder City Beerfest is held at Wilbur Square Park in the heart of historic Boulder City. Enjoy great beers from brewery. Get your ID wristband and BCBF souvenir glass for beer sampling at the Admission Tent. The event is open to the public, but you’ll need the official wristband and glass to enjoy the beers.

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Park Pals

Date: Every Monday and Wednesday from 3-5pm (Mar. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28)

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 (Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26) 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.

Vegas Golden Knights Watch Parties

Date: Mar. 4 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)

Cowabunga Bay OPENING DAY

Date: Mar. 26

Location: Cowabunga Bay; 900 Galleria Drive, Henderson, NV 89011

Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas offers some of Nevada’s most thrilling and one-of-a-kind water slides.

16th Annual Bark in the Park 2022

Date: Mar. 5 from 10am-2pm

Location: Cornerstone Park; 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.

Join us for our 16th annual Bark In the Park—featuring four hours of fun activities for you and your dog including:

  • HPD K-9 Demonstrations
  • Dog agility course
  • Interactive games for you and your pet
  • Pup cup station (while supplies last)
  • Dog hydration and splash-and-play area
  • Photo opportunities

Complimentary shuttle service and parking will be available at RC Willey (20 N. Stephanie St.) on the day of event. Per federal regulations, face coverings must be worn while on board shuttle bus.

There will be a kids area with bounce houses and inflatables. All completely free.

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.

54th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: Mar. 11-13

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

The luck of the Irish returns to Water Street! The popular three-day festival features authentic Celtic entertainment, a parade, car show, amusement games, Irish whiskey tastings, food and souvenirs. Free to attend (some activities require purchased admission or wristbands)

Kids Night Out: Leprechaun Shenanigans

Date: Mar. 11 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

Royal Tea Party Affair

Date: Mar. 12 from 10-11:30am

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

Put on your finest princess and prince attire for a royal tea party where kids can enjoy dancing, arts and crafts, games, and refreshments.

St. Patrick’s Day Climb for Gold

Date: Mar. 17 from 4 – 5:30pm

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

Test your luck and climb for gold on our rock wall at Henderson Multigenerational Center. We will have clovers covering the wall and prizes as you reach different levels. Ages 8-12

St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

Date: Mar. 17 from 5-9pm

Location: The District at GVR; 2240 Village Walk Dr, Henderson, NV 89052

Join us and ALT 107.5 as we crawl our way through The District and celebrate the luckiest holiday of them all. Drink specials, prizes and much more at each stop.

The pub crawl will begin at 5 PM and will be stopping at the following bars:

  • Ritchie McNeely’s
  • Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ
  • Balboa
  • PKWY Tavern

You will have a chance to win $100 gift cards to The District’s shops and restaurants at each stop. So grab your friends and don’t forget to wear green!

Neighborhood Playdate

Date: Mar. 18 from 2 – 5:45 pm

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

Kids enjoy a fun-filled afternoon meeting new friends in a safe and enjoyable neighborhood playdate hosted by the City of Henderson. Our focus is on having fun, reducing stress, and promoting positive use of leisure time. Adventures await with exciting games, arts and crafts, sports activities, and more.

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Pot O’ Gold Swim

Date: Mar. 18 from 7-9 pm

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

Leprechauns lost their gold at the pool. Join us for a wee bit of magical shenanigans as we search for their lost reassure. There will be other St. Patrick’s Day-themed activities throughout the night. Children under
8 years old must always have a parent/guardian within arm’s reach.

Henderson Spring Forward Family Music Festival 2022

Date: Mar. 19 from 10am-5pm

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

Jump into the new season with a fun-filled day of live music and entertainment! Award-winning children’s music artists will delight an audience of all ages. Comedian and magician, The Amazing Max, will bring the laughs as guest host!

Free Ice Skating at Lifeguard Arena

Date: Mar. 25 from 7-9pm

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.

Battle of the Bands 2022

Date: Mar. 26 at 6pm

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

The top five bands selected in our Battle of the Bands 2022 contest will perform in our “Final Battle” live concert for prize money and all the glory. Come show your support for these rock superstars!

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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.

Family Fun Day at Essex Circle Park

Date: Mar. 12 from 12:30-3:30pm

Location: Essex Circle Park

Community organizations and vendors will be at the park to meet you. For additional information, please contact Mirthia Prince at 702.229.6259 or email: mprince@lasvegasnevada.gov

Story Time on the Train

Date: Mar. 19 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:

  • March 19, 2022
  • 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.

New Vista Brew’s Best Craft Beer Festival

Date: Mar. 19 from 2-6pm

Location: The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin

Enjoy the longest-running open-air beer festival in Southern Nevada at the 13th Annual Brew’s Best Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, March 19th at The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin!

Enjoy an afternoon of unlimited samplings from both local and national breweries, select spirits, live entertainment, activities and games.

Participants receive a souvenir tasting glass and tasting guide.

3rd Annual Bulldog Derby

Date: Mar. 26 from 10am-5pm

Location: The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin

The 3rd Annual Bulldog Derby is coming to Las Vegas! All dogs are welcomed! Come and join us celebrate the breeds we love, as well as experience this new unique community experience!

A day of family fun, community, food trucks, vendors, music, Bulldog Derby Parade, Bulldog Derby “Races”, Special Guest and Grand Marshal Georgia Smith, daughter of WWE’s British Bulldog Davey Boy Smith, and more! Including the introduction of the new British Bulldog’s mascot: Little Matilda.

Pahrump

Silver State Chili Cookoff

Date: Mar. 26 – 27

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

Come for the chili and stay for the festival! Sample from over 50 chili varieties at the 9th Annual Silver State Chili Cook-off where you can also enjoy live entertainment, a car show and much more!

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.

March Family-Friendly Events 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 March.

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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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