There’s always something to do in Las Vegas. Every day is an event. The lights. The massive hotels. Fine dining, non-stop partying, endless gambling and scores of world-class shows are daily happenings. Las Vegas, however, doesn’t seem satisfied with its everyday excitement. The city sweetens the pot with a wide assortment of annual events that add yet another dimension to the Vegas experience.
There is something special happening on a daily basis, but some of the annual events really stand out. Consider just a few of the annual happenings that never fail to attract a crowd.
Las Vegas BikeFest
If you’re a fan of the open road and motorcycles, the FSE Las Vegas BikeFest is the place to be. Motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world gather to celebrate their hobby and lifestyle.
There are a series of automobile races in Las Vegas every year. Whether you’re a fan of the dragsters who burn down the track at the Las Vegas NHRA Nationals, into the Craftsman Truck race series or obsessed with cheering on your favorite NASCAR driver, you can find a way to feed your need for speed in Vegas.
Las Vegas is a western town and that legacy shines through in its strong support of top-grade professional rodeo events. The most famous is the always-packed National Finals Rodeo. The NFR, however, is merely the biggest jewel on the Vegas belt buckle. The PBR event shows off the skills of the best professional bull riders. The annual senior rodeo is a hit, too. Hey, Vegas is even the host of the annual Miss Rodeo America pageant. If you love rodeo, you’ll love Las Vegas. Shine up your boots and grab your best Stetson. It seems like there’s always a rodeo event in Vegas.
Most of us make an immediate connection between Las Vegas and gambling. Poker is the epitome of professional gaming and Vegas plays host to the granddaddy of all poker tournaments every year. The World Series of Poker is an awesome annual event. There’s always a poker tourney somewhere in Vegas, but the notable annual events are nothing short of a tourist attraction in their own rights as celebrity professionals hit the tables and try to draw winning hands.
That’s just a taste of the wide assortment of annual events that up the ante in Las Vegas. It only scratches the surface. You can find annual fairs, get togethers, rallies and festivals of every sort. You have Salsa Days in Henderson, the Clark County Fair, Reggae in the Desert, the nation’s biggest New Year’s Eve Party, film festivals, Independence Day celebrations and loads of other exciting and fun annual happenings that make visiting Las Vegas extra special.
You can put on a blindfold and throw a dart at a calendar. No matter what day your dart hits, you can be assured that there’s something different happening in Vegas. Every day offers the “standard” thrills that only Vegas can provide, but the city goes beyond that with awesome annual events that guarantee added fun and adventure.