Boulder City Events & Happenings

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Boulder City - best known as the town that built Hoover Dam - is home to many annual events. There's lots to do in Boulder City. Some of the events attract visitors nation wide. Boulder City's hometown friendliness has a special appeal to young and old alike.

Current Happenings

This Week in Boulder City

BOULDER THEATRE June 12-18: Quest for Camelot & The Horse Whisperer. Call 293-3145 for show times.

WOMEN'S BOOK CLUB Wednesday, July 1, 7:00. Join in the lively discussions. For more information email at:

Annual Happenings

April - First week

Annual Used Boat Show
Location: Lake Mead Marina Sponsor: Lake Mead Marina
For more info.: 702-293-3484 Note: Normally held first week of April call for future date.

April - Last week

Clark County Art Show
Description: A growing fine art show open to all amateur and professional Southern Nevada Artists. Proceeds finance art scholarships for Southern Nevada College and High School students. $5,000 have been awarded for three years. Location: Bicentennial Park Sponsor: Boulder City Art Guild
For more info.: 702-293-2138 Note: Usually held the last weekend in April.

May - First week

Spring Jamboree & Crafts Fair
Description: Several hundred craft booths, carnival, food, entertainment.
Location: Bicentennial Park
For more information: 702-293-2034

July 4th

Damboree Description: Fourth of July day of activities including parade, games, food, pancake breakfast, and fireworks display. The day is filled with plenty of hometown fun and spirit. This is the only 4th of July parade in Southern Nevada.
Location: Various Boulder City sites

September - Third week

Description: Re-enactment of historic events and people who have contributed to the local area.
Sponsor: Boulder City Hoover Dam Museum
For more information: 702-294-6224

September - Last week

Wurst Fest
Description: Food, music, auction and entertainment in the park.
Sponsor: Boulder City Sunrise Rotary Club
For more information: 702-293-2034

Rattlin' Rails Hand Car Races.
Description: National & local handcart races. Entertainment, food. Held in conjunction with Fall Fest.
Location: Yucca Street Railroad yard.
Sponsor: Boulder City Hoover Dam Museum. For more information: 702-293-4875

October - First week

Art In Park
Description: One of the Southwest's largest fine art and crafts shows.
Location: Downtown Boulder City. Sponsor: B C Hospital Auxiliary.
For more info.: 702-294-1611

November - First week

Annual Gem Mini-show
Location: Multi Use Building
Sponsor: Boulder Gem Club For more info.: 702-293-5853

November - Last week

Annual Craft Fair
Description: Annual craft fair and bake sale
Location: Christian Center Gym, 571 Adams Blvd.
Sponsor: Christian Center School For more information: 702/293-7773

December - First week

Christmas Parade
Description: Large local parade with entries from all over Southern Nevada.
Location: Downtown Boulder City
Sponsor: Boulder City Chamber of Commerce
For more info.: 702-293-2034

Doodlebug Bazaar
Description: Crafts and homemade foods for sale by local crafts people and organizations.
Location: downtown Boulder City

December - Second week

Parade Of Lights
Description: Large group of decorated boats parade past several marinas on Lake Mead. See the sailboats decorated for the holidays and enjoy the flotilla of lights and decorations reflected on the waters of Lake Mead.
Location: Lake Mead Marina, Callville Bay, Echo Bay.
Sponsor: Lake Mead Boat Owners Association.
For more information: 702-438-2485

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