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March
9

Las Vegas Spring Break for Kids

Las Vegas is known for many things, but never forget that family-friendly fun is near the top of the list! Our real estate agents are here to help you find the best options around.

It'll be Spring Break before you know it. Kids and teens will be looking for something to do, and it's prime family bonding time in the Las Vegas area.

Go exploring around Las Vegas, and you're sure to find exciting attractions for kids of all ages. No matter what they're interested in, you can take them someplace truly special.

We recommend these top-ranked local sights:

  1. Bellagio Conservatory – 3600 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
    The Bellagio Conservatory isn't far from great Las Vegas homes for sale. It blends excitement with an educational experience. Kids get to witness the 14,000-square foot Botanical Gardens alive with the richness and beauty of nature. Spring brings breathtaking colors and all-new seasonal displays to the Botanical Gardens, which are maintained by a staff of 120.

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February
10

Dog Friendly Las Vegas

National Love Your Pet Day is coming up on February 20th! Of course, if you're an animal lover, you know every day is "love your pet day," but that doesn't mean we can't still celebrate the occasion. Our real estate agents are thrilled to share some of their favorite pet-friendly hangouts in the Las Vegas area this season. 

  1. Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar - 6509 Las Vegas Blvd., South Las Vegas, NV 89119
    You'd have a hard time finding a more pet-friendly eatery than Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar. It's a casual bar and restaurant known not only for its classic American fare but also for its wide-ranging dog menu. You and Fido will enjoy the spacious outdoor patio as you each dine on your human food and pup food. Dogs even get their own menu for them to enjoy hamburger patties, chicken with brown rice, and other canine classics. 
  2. Grape Vine Cafe - 7501 W Lake Mead Blvd. #120, Las Vegas, NV 89128
    Offering California bistro-style cuisine with a healthy dash of Italian and Mediterranean influences, Grape Vine Cafe is a great place to enjoy a meal with the whole family. Of course, that includes the four-legged members of the family! Grape Vine offers a huge outdoor patio where pets are welcome, with a high ceiling, so you get the feeling of being in the outdoors, along with plenty of protection from rain and sun. 

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February
3

Dam Short Film Festival

Ever find yourself growing tired of the prequels, sequels, and remakes filling today's cookie-cutter multiplexes? Rediscover the joy of movies at the 16th annual Dam Short Film Festival, taking place February 13-16 just minutes from Boulder City homes for sale.

History of the Film Festival

Users of FilmFreeway, a festival submission platform, rate the Dam Short Film Festival in the top 1.5 percent of more than 7,000 film festivals and contests worldwide. The largest film festival in Nevada is also one of the most popular cultural events in the state.

The festival's roots date back to 2003 when Lee and Anita Lanier formed a non-profit organization devoted to sharing their love of short films. Over the previous 15 years, the pair had worked in film production and computer animation while directing half a dozen of their short films.

In 2005, the festival made its official debut with screenings at the American Legion Hall. As the festival's scope expanded, it moved to the historic Boulder Theatre in 2008. John LaBonney served as festival director from 2012 to 2019, and under his stewardship, the festival began attracting sell-out crowds.

The Boulder Theatre

The background of the Boulder Theatre is a worthy topic for its own short film. Built-in 1931, the 400-seat theatre was at one time the only air-conditioned building in the Boulder City area. Legend has it that laborers working on Hoover Dam would splurge on a 25-cent ticket to escape the blistering heat for a couple of hours.

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January
6

Las Vegas Hobbies

There's always something new and exciting to try in Las Vegas, and with a fresh calendar year about to begin, our real estate agents are excited about all the possibilities it brings. If you're looking for your next adventure in Las Vegas, be sure to check out one of these fun and exciting new hobbies in 2020!

  1. The Pilates Studio Las Vegas - 9540 W Flamingo Rd #140&145, Las Vegas, NV 89147
    If one of your New Year's resolutions is to get in shape, Pilates Studio Las Vegas is a great place to do it. Fitness here is more than just a workout; it's a lifestyle. And with amazing Pilates instructors and the most modern equipment, this studio offers some of the most fun, challenging, and restorative classes around. Plus, with a location mere minutes from these Las Vegas homes for sale

  2. Las Vegas Modern Kung Fu - 4050 Vanessa Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89103
    Learning Kung Fu is a challenge, but if you're up for it, there's no better place to learn than Las Vegas Modern Kung Fu. Founded by World Champion of Wushu Kung Fu Zengjiao "JJ" Jian, this modern Kung Fu training center has amazing coaches to provide the skills you need to become a master of Kung Fu, contortion or gymnastics. 

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December
16

New Years Vegas

Are you ready to say goodbye to 2019, and ring in 2020 as only Las Vegas knows how? New Year's Eve is always one of the biggest nights of the year in Vegas, with a party or event to suit every taste. This is a great time to experience some of the hottest clubs in Las Vegas, with music, dancing, drinks, and more than a few New Year's surprises. Our brokers are here to help, with a guide to 5 great Las Vegas New Year's Eve events where you can ring in 2020.

  1. Steve Aoki New Year's Eve – 3799 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Las Vegas homes for sale
    make it easy to attend every event on our list, including the Steve Aoki New Year's Eve bash at the legendary Hassakan nightclub. The party is headlined by a performance from DJ Steve Aoki. Doors open at 8:00 pm, and the fun is sure to last well into the morning. Get ready for a night of music, dancing, and excitement as you ring in 2020.

  2. Las Vegas NYE Club Crawl – Starting Location To Be Announced
    Is one club not enough to handle your New Year's Eve festivities? No problem! Grab tickets for the Las Vegas NYE Club Crawl, and see all that Las Vegas has to offer on New Year's Eve. Your ticket includes admission to all participating venues, drink specials, and express entry to the final club of the crawl. The event is hosted by an experienced team that will lead you from club to club. There's even a photography team to capture the excitement of New Year's Eve.

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October
28

Las Vegas Breweries

Fall is one of the most popular seasons in Las Vegas. The cooler weather provides the perfect opportunity to leave the house and enjoy the sights and sounds of the city. If the summer sun has left you parched, our real estate agents recommend these fabulous breweries where you can get some of the finest fall brews in Nevada.  

  • Banger Brewing  - 450 Fremont St, Suite 135, Las Vegas, NV 89101
    Banger Brewing does a bang-up job of brewing beers throughout the year. Even so, the fall is when their brews hit their stride. Their brewmasters have mastered the art of putting together the best flights in town. Come thirsty because you are going to want to try them all before the night is done.       

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July
8

Las Vegas Horseback Riding Tours - Wardley Real Estate

Yeehaw! July 15th is National I Love Horses Day, and our real estate agents can't wait to slide back into the saddle for a day of riding! Horses are such lively, lovely creatures. These animals are quite caring and compassionate, leaving many riders with a happy memory that they keep close to their hearts. Las Vegas homes for sale are surrounded by miles of riding trails that will show you some of the best views of Nevada you can only get on horseback. Join us for a relaxing day on the ranch with one of these fantastic horseback riding tours.

  1. Cowboy Trail Rides, Inc. – 4053 Fossil Ridge Road, Las Vegas, NV 89161
    Have you dreamed of living the cowboy life? Then saddle up for a day of fun with Cowboy Trail Rides. They host five exceptional trail rides that are perfect for all ages. Most of the rides last less than two hours, making it ideal for families with younger children who may not enjoy the desert heat. Go on a sunset ride after a western barbeque or wake up early for a gentle jaunt into the canyons.  

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June
17

Dig This Las Vegas - Wardley Real Estate

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit at the controls of a piece of heavy machinery, and have the power to move thousands of pounds of earth at your fingertips? Or perhaps you've driven past a major construction project and desired the experience of reshaping the world around you.

Dig This Las Vegas, a heavy machinery playground, presents a truly unique opportunity to experience the power of heavy machinery first-hand. The experience is available to everyone ages 3 and up, with unique programs for kids, adults, and everyone in between. Our real estate agents have the details on what it's like to visit Dig This Las Vegas and operate heavy machinery with the Vegas skyline as your backdrop.

Experience the Power of Heavy Machinery First-Hand

The Destination: Dig This Las Vegas 

Location: 800 W. Roban Ave., Las Vegas 89044

  • Dig in the Dirt to Your Heart's Content
    Las Vegas homes for sale make it easy to enjoy unique experiences that you won't find anywhere else. If you've ever wondered what it would be like to operate heavy machinery, this is your chance to find out. Dig This Las Vegas offers a variety of experiences, centered around the excavator and bulldozer, with fun activities that allow you to explore the power of each machine. You'll get to participate in activities like digging huge trenches, building large mounds, moving massive tires, and even playing "bucket basketball" with heavy machinery. Instructors will teach you the ropes of how to handle the machinery, and provide support throughout your experience.

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June
3

Father's Day Destinations Las Vegas-Wardley Real Estate

While they don't usually get the spotlight, families are plentiful in the Las Vegas area. If you've been looking at Las Vegas homes for sale, you'll want to learn more about what it's like actually living day-to-day with your family in the Vegas area. 

Exploring some of the fun things to do on and off the Strip is a great way to show the important Dads in your life just how much you care. Need some inspiration? Our real estate agents have created a list of their favorite places to treat Dad on his special day. 

  1. Exotics Racing: Las Vegas Motor Speedway 7065 Speedway Blvd., Las Vegas
    If your Dad is the kind of guy who has a need for speed, he'll love the best-rated and world's largest supercar driving experience at Exotics Racing. Here he can choose from 50 exotic cars including Lamborghini, Ferrari, and McLaren, or hop into one of the 25 racecars or 25 go-karts and race around the track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. There are a variety of packages available, and this is an adventure he's guaranteed to never forget.

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February
18

Las Vegas Area Hiking Trails - Wardley Real Estate

One of the best parts of living in the Las Vegas area is the abundance of natural beauty. Odds are you're going to want to hit some trails this winter when the air is cool, and you don't have to worry about the sweltering summer heat. 

In addition to helping you find the home of your dreams, our real estate agents can also share their knowledge of the surrounding areas. Here are five great hikes to try this winter in the Las Vegas area.

  1. Liberty Bell Arch - White Rock Canyon - Boulder City
    If you've been looking for Boulder City homes for sale, you already know that Liberty Bell Arch has a little bit of everything for outdoorsy types of all stripes. This trail runs near Boulder City and is usually closed during the summer due to heat. During winter, however, it's a gorgeous hike and an ideal spot for families and groups looking for a place to have a picnic while taking in some incredible scenery. On this 6-mile round trip, you will see canyons, an abandoned mine, spectacular views of the Colorado River, before capping things off with the Liberty Bell Arch itself, a stunning natural rock formation.

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December
17

Las Vegas New Year's Eve Family Venues

Our real estate agents always look forward to New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Not only is the new year an opportunity for a new beginning, but it's also a chance to take part in some of the biggest parties of the year. If you're looking for ways to experience New Year's Eve in Las Vegas, look no farther: 

  1. Ice Rink New Year's Eve - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
    The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is offering up a New Year's Eve celebration on December 31, complete with an open bar, live DJ and ice skating at their rooftop Boulevard Pool. The rooftop location also makes it a great place to watch the Las Vegas New Year's Eve fireworks display. Check out the Cosmopolitan's official website for more information on Ice Rink New Year's Eve

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December
6

Las Vegas Holiday Events - Wardley Real Estate

They say Santa makes a list and always checks it twice. As you make your list of things to do during the holidays, make sure it includes fun-filled events the entire family will enjoy. Our real estate agents promise that your family and friends will enjoy the spectacular sights and sounds that fill the Las Vegas skyline throughout December.

  1. Global Wonderland - Rio Casino Parking Lot, 3700 W Flamingo Road, Las Vegas
    From December 14 to January 20, the parking lot at the Rio Casino is the place where the whole family can discover just how small the world is within the confines of the Global Winter Wonderland. When night falls, you will find performers galore racing motorcycles through cages, juggling fire, singing, dancing, and highlighting the fascinating cultures of the world.

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October
8

Las Vegas Hoover Dam
The Hoover Dam was easily one of the ten most impressive construction achievements of the 20th century and continues to provide power for more than a million people spread across three states. The Hoover Dam is an awe-inspiring site to visit and a significant source of clean energy in the Las Vegas area. Touring the Hoover Dam is a great chance to experience one of Nevada's most striking landmarks. Our real estate agents have the details on the history of the Hoover Dam, how to plan a visit, and what to expect from the Hoover Dam in the future. 

The Hoover Dam: One of the Top 10 Construction Achievements of the 20th Century

The History of the Hoover Dam

The Hoover Dam was one of the most massive public works projects ever undertaken in the United States, with construction beginning in 1931. By 1936 the dam was completed, with FDR himself commemorating the dam's opening. There is enough concrete in the Hoover Dam to build a road stretching across the entire US, and construction was such a big deal culturally that spectators came out to watch the high-flying antics of some construction crews. The Hoover Dam was the tallest dam in the world when construction was completed and still stands as one of the most impressive, impactful construction projects of the 20th century.

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August
10

Las Vegas Stratosphere
If you've been thinking about buying one of the Las Vegas homes for sale, it's a great time to relocate. Art, culture, fabulous shopping, dining, and plenty of nightlife fill our city. Family-friendly fun and recreational activities are unlimited. You'll also find beautiful homes in quiet neighborhoods that fit your lifestyle. 

If you're planning a visit to tour homes in our Las Vegas, our real estate agents recommend that you check out the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower. It's a full entertainment complex with food, shopping, dining, and classic Vegas fun. When you visit the top of the Stratosphere tower, you'll get an exciting view of Vegas you can't get anyplace else. 

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July
26

The Venetian in Las Vegas
If Italy is on your maybe-one-day list, The Venetian in Las Vegas can make your Italian dream a reality today. It's not the genuine Venice, Italy but it's a luxurious replica of the real thing. If the art, boutique shopping, and fine cuisine don't inspire you to try out your middle-school Italian, a walk along the canal certainly will. 

If you dream of Italy, our real estate agents know you'll fall in love with The Venetian. If you're planning a move to the area, you'll be pleased to know that many Las Vegas homes for sale are close enough to The Venetian for you to enjoy a little bit of Italy whenever you please.

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June
28

Las Vegas July 4
Las Vegas is more than just a fun place to take a vacation. It's a great city to call home. Of course, you know about our entertainment. You'll also find art, culture, museums, parks, and plenty of family-friendly activities.

Within the city's 26 neighborhoods, you're destined to find a home in your style and price range. Why not check out Las Vegas homes for sale the next time you make the trip. If you visit during the Fourth of July weekend, you'll enjoy dazzling fireworks displays and more excitement than ever.

Our real estate agents have collected the best places to watch July 4th fireworks.

Las Vegas Skies Will Be Red, White, and Blue on July 4

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May
23

Summer Camps for Kids in Las Vegas
As schools begin closing for the season throughout the Las Vegas area, it's quickly becoming time to think about which summer camps will be best for your kids this year. Fortunately, there are plenty of great options to choose from in the Las Vegas area, with camps that both educate and provide a fun, safe environment for kids while school is out. Are you searching for the perfect place to send your kids this summer? Our real estate agents are here to help, with a guide to five of the most popular summer camps in the Las Vegas area.

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March
26

Las Vegas Fremont Street

When people think about visiting Las Vegas, they usually think first about our amazing casinos. Although Las Vegas is undoubtedly the home of some of the world's greatest casinos, it has a lot more to offer – including thrills and surprises many visitors don't even know about. 

"Sin City" is also one of the world capitals of live entertainment, including street shows that can be as colorful and energetic as anything you would find on a casino's main stage.

And when it comes to unforgettable street theater, there is no place like Fremont Street.

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March
7

Las Vegas St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day is coming, and if you can't be in Dublin, Las Vegas is the next best thing!

Vegas is one place that knows how to throw a party, and it takes every opportunity to do it. No surprise that, in a city where you can encounter landmarks borrowed from all over the world, you'll also find plenty of people eager to celebrate Irish heritage every spring.

St. Patrick's Day, like so many things in Vegas, is treated as a week-long event. Even if you can't make it on the big day itself, you'll find plenty of things to do. It also helps that St. Pat's falls on a Saturday this year, so it's easier to take a long weekend and really enjoy.

You won't want to miss these six iconic St. Patrick's Day events:

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February
12

Las Vegas Marriage Proposals
Preparing to pop the question and searching for the perfect place to do it? Vegas has you covered! Whether you're searching for a bird's-eye view of the city, a scenic, romantic dining spot, or a city landmark, there are a ton of great places to pop the question throughout Las Vegas. Our real estate agents know all the great spots in the city, and we've put together a guide to the 10 best places to pop the question in Las Vegas.

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December
27

Las Vegas New Years Spots
Are you ready for one of the biggest parties of the year in Las Vegas? New Year's Eve is around the corner, and as always there will be a ton to do around the city throughout the celebration. Whether you're looking to dance the night away, enjoy a few of your favorite cocktails, sit down for a fantastic meal, or spend a fun night with the family, you'll find it in Las Vegas. Our real estate agents are ready to ring in the new year, and we've got the details on 10 great New Year's Eve events in Las Vegas. 

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November
20

Best Places for Christmas Shopping in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Christmas Shopping

Las Vegas is a fascinating entertainment playground, but it's also an exciting place to live, work, and shop. If you're considering a move to the area, the year-end holiday season is a great time to check out Las Vegas homes for sale. You'll fall in love with the desert landscapes, contemporary architecture, and scenic mountain views. When it's time for a break from serious home-shopping, you can plan a Vegas holiday shopping escapade.

'Tis the Season for Christmas Shopping and in Vegas it's a one-of-a-kind adventure. An unimaginable selection of luxury casino malls, retail outlets, and kitschy boutiques offer limitless gift-shopping options. Our real estate agents understand that you won't have time to visit every shop in the city so we've created a shopping destination list to help keep you on track.

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November
16

Henderson NV Winterfest
The holiday season will be in full swing during the coming weeks in Henderson. Our REALTORS® have been looking forward to it all year, and we want to make sure you're up to date on all the latest holiday happenings around town.

One of our favorite events of the year is WinterFest, which arrives in Henderson just in time for the holidays. If you're in town looking for Henderson homes for sale, it's well worth your time to take a break to check out this treasured holiday tradition, which is free and open to all ages!

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November
8

Great Santa Run to Benefit Opportunity Village

Las Vegas Santa Run

The holidays are upon us, and it's no surprise that Las Vegas, a city that always knows how to celebrate in style, offers plenty of ways to get in the Christmas spirit. Our real estate agents are always on the lookout for fun things to do in the Las Vegas area, and we just wanted to let you know that the Las Vegas Great Santa Run—one of our favorite holiday events of the year—is right around the corner.

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November
1

10 Top Henderson Neighborhoods to Buy a Home
Henderson, Nevada is a unique, exciting community with a variety of entertainment options, a booming luxury real estate market, and appealing properties to fit every budget. When you're shopping for homes in Henderson it really helps to do your research about the city's many neighborhoods. Our REALTORS® have you covered, with a preview of the top 10 neighborhoods in Henderson.

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October
26

Las Vegas Halloween
There's never much of a chance that you'll run out of things to do in Las Vegas. The city offers an endless supply of fun and entertainment year-round, and that's never truer than at Halloween. 

From haunted houses and Halloween parties to spooky shows and festivals, this season is one of the best times to visit Las Vegas. We asked our real estate agents in the Las Vegas area for some of their favorite Halloween attractions, and the results did not disappoint.

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September
6

Las Vegas Hiking Red Rock

Las Vegas is famous for its nightlife, but many newcomers are surprised to find that it's also a great place for spending time in the great outdoors. You'll find countless hiking trails, mountain bike paths, rock climbing routes and backcountry camping spots just minutes from Las Vegas. 

Our real estate agents are always on the lookout for fun outdoor things to do in the Las Vegas area, and hiking in Red Rock Canyon is one of our absolute favorites.

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August
14

Fleur Las Vegas Mandalay Bay
Casinos rely on trendy restaurants to attract travelers and diners with homes in Las Vegas. Restaurants meet that challenge with world-class chefs, complex cuisines, and engaging ambiance.

Our real estate agents live and work in Las Vegas and know the best places for dinner--not to mention live. Here is a list of our 10 favorite Las Vegas restaurants.

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July
20

Bonnie Springs Ranch Blue Diamond
At Bonnie Springs Ranch, the Wild West is still alive and well, complete with horses you can ride and wooden saloons where you can grab a stiff drink. A combination of theme park and hotel, restaurant and living museum, this sprawling desert getaway is a real ranch with a replica of a real 1880's frontier town. If you're planning a day trip or a long weekend vacation, here are some reasons to consider this gem in Blue Diamond, Nevada:

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