Las Vegas Festivals & Shows

Las Vegas Festivals & ShowsBeer, music and art are just a few things celebrated at our favorite Las Vegas festivals. Check out our list of events to see if one of these hot community festivals is celebrating a theme that grabs your interest.

Vegas Valley Book Festival
If you love to read, mark your calendar for the Vegas Valley Book Festival. This festival is a celebration of literature, spoken word and illustration. Over 10,000 people head to this event annually, making it the largest literary event in the Las Vegas Valley. Check the line-up for this year's festival; in its past 10 years, the event has booked appearances by over 600 authors and guest speakers.

Address: 1401 S. Fourth Street, Suite 180 Las Vegas, NV 89101 - MAP
Web: www.vegasvalleybookfestival.org

First Friday Las Vegas
Attend a First Friday Las Vegas event and explore the city's Art District. First Friday is accompanied by food, music, and of course, art! There are dozens of artists showcasing their works that span the art medias of glasswork, painting, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, handmade goods, digital prints and much more.

Web: www.firstfridaylasvegas.com

Pura Vida Fabulous Fest
If you're of the vegan persuasion or want a closer look at the vegan lifestyle, make a trip to the Pura Vida Fabulous Fest. This day-long event hosts vegan food, live entertainment, local food vendors with health as the focal point of their craft, and much more.

Address: 1236 Western Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89102 - MAP
Phone: (702) 722-0108
Web: www.puravidavegas.com

Las Vegas Greek Festival
Celebrate Greek heritage at the Las Vegas Greek Festival. Greek food, music and cultural presentations abound at this festival. Enjoy Greek dance performances as you chow down on Greek cuisine favorites like gyros, souvlaki sandwiches, saganaki, loukaniko, baklava and more. If you're a fan of adult beverages, order up a glass of Greek wine or a beer.

Address: 5300 South El Camino Las Vegas, Nevada 89118 - MAP
Phone: (702) 221-8245
Web: www.lasvegasgreekfestival.com

Fresh52 Farmers Market
Keep a close eye on the calendar at Fresh52 Farmers Market to see what events they have coming up. This local farmers market is host to several events like the popular Autumn Harvest Festival, the Create Las Vegas Art Festival, and Wine Away Wednesday, where wine and fun times with friends abound.

Phone: (702) 900-2552
Web: www.fresh52.com

Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival
Enjoy jazz music in The Entertainment Capital of the World and be a part of the crowd at Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival. For over 20 years, this event has brought the wonderful strains of jazz music to Sin City, and you're invited to experience this world-class festival. As you see jazz musicians do what they do best, feel free to stroll the festival grounds and explore dozens of food and craft booths.

Phone: (800) 969-VEGAS
Web: www.yourjazz.com

Las Vegas Beer Festival
Make a toast to your favorite beverage as you imbibe at the Las Vegas Beer Festival. Brewing demonstrations are accompanied by live music, comedy presentations, food and craft booths, and special features on local craft beer brewers. If you've got a competitive spirit, check out the many friendly competitions that are part of this event's festivities.

Web: www.vegasbeerfestival.com

Summerlin Art Festival
Creative minds and those with an eye for art are invited to enjoy the sights at the Summerlin Art Festival. This event celebrates art, food, music, and entertainment, playing host to all. Let your inner-artist free and create a chalk masterpiece, enjoy live entertainment and some of the best food in town, and view original artworks from artists all over the country – no worries, if you fall in love with a piece of art, there's a good chance you'll be able to purchase it.

Address: 1800 S Town Center Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89135 - MAP
Web: www.summerlinartfestival.com

Las Vegas Film Festival
For all things cinema, get your tickets to the Las Vegas Film Festival. This event showcases the best works in the industry, from Oscar-winning films to world premiers and more. You won't want to miss your chance to see celebrities light up the red carpet in The Entertainment Capital of the World, along with the presentations of feature films, short films, foreign films, documentaries, animation and more.

Address: 10795 W Twain Ave, Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89135 - MAP
Phone: (702) 463-4707
Web: www.lvfilmfest.com

Electric Daisy Carnival
Dance to the beat of electronic music at the Electric Daisy Carnival. This music festival will speak to your soul if you have a love for dance and electronic music. The Electric Daisy Carnival has played all over the world to satellite audiences and has sold out crowds of up to 30,000 people, with famous performers like Deadmau5, Kaskade, Moby, will.i.am, Tiesto, Skrillex, and many others.

Web: www.electricdaisycarnival.com