Fall is a time of harvest and with the cooler weather and blue skies, it is a perfect time to celebrate in Summerlin. When filling up your calendar with events in Summerlin this weekend and beyond, and for Las Vegas this Fall in general, the harvest season has quite a bounty of choices. We have picked out a few highlight happenings that Downtown Summerlin locals will find interesting, and close to home.
Festival Of Arts
(Oct. 8th & 9th, 10am-5pm)
The annual Summerlin Festival of Arts is a draw for all of Las Vegas and is our showcase community celebration. You’ll find the finest in arts and crafts from across the country here in our picturesque neighborhood of Summerlin. The two-day event features over 100 celebrated artists and crafters displaying their one-of-a-kind works and unique pieces. Live music, children’s activities, and assorted entertainment add to the festive vibe. Foodies will love the delicious culinary offerings from Downtown Summerlin eateries.
Enjoy this free outdoor festival, returning to The Lawn in beautiful Downtown Summerlin’s walkable, open-air fashion, dining and entertainment venue at 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Las Vegas 89135. Find out more details about the art, entertainment and culinary offerings here.
Fresh52 Fall Harvest Festival
(Nov. 5th, 9am-5pm)
Held at Tivoli Village, at 302 S. Rampart Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89145, what is normally a regularly scheduled farmers market is annually transformed into a full blown harvest festival. With food eating contests, live bands, and excitement everywhere, it’s quite a spectacular fall venue. The big draw here is the Pie Eating Contest, where 12 competitors try to out-eat each other with Blackberry Pies, courtesy of Murray Family Farms. Fall is a great time of the year to come out and spend the day with the kids to enjoy all the arts, crafts, games, music, the petting zoo and a variety of food vendors.
On Saturday, October 29th, from 9am to 2pm, Fresh52 will also be having a Halloween Costume Contest. Check out the Halloween contest details and remember there is also a pet costume category, a kid’s costume category, and best social media picture category. We are talking about cash prizes here so get ready to impress! They will also be sponsoring a Kids Healthy Trick or Treat.
2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
(Oct. 28th-Nov. 7th)
This week-long event encapsulates golf, community, and giving back to a great cause. TPC Summerlin has been honored by Golf Digest as one of “America’s Best” golf courses, and the course ranks as one of the “Top 100 Modern Golf Courses in the United States.”The event kicks off when the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame honors its four new inductees enshrined for 2016. Tuesday is Women’s Day with the popular Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon. Find out more about the golf tournament events if you’d like to attend .
On Wednesday, don’t miss the opportunity to go inside the ropes at the exclusive TPC Summerlin and spend a day playing golf with a PGA TOUR professional! Attend the annual Pairings Party at a renowned Strip hotel where you’ll select your playing partner and an exclusive gift package available only to participants. Thursday thru Sunday are the professional rounds of competition. The day after the tournament, you can participate in the Tough Day Challenge, to experience the same conditions and pin placements as the pros.
Red Bull Air Race Las Vegas
This unique event is thrilling enough to get Summerlin residents to come out and attend. The final race of the 2016 Red Bull Air Race tour comes to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the third consecutive year. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship quickly became a visual spectacle unlike any other. A combination of high speed, low altitude and extreme manoeuvrability makes the sport accessible only to the world’s most exceptional pilots.The Red Bull Air Race World Championship has become globally renowned as the fastest and most exhilarating motorsport series on the planet. Get more details about this amazing air race spectacle get ready for a Red Bull rush!
If you are willing to head out of Downtown Summerlin for greater Las Vegas area events of note this fall, like Bite of Las Vegas, the Age of Chivalry Renaissance Fair, the Downtown Brew Festival, or the Life is Beautiful Festival, you can expand your options!