Free family-friendly events in Las Vegas for St. Patrick's Day 2018
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Las Vegas is known for doing things in a big way, so expect St. Patrick’s Day in the city to be overflowing with leprechauns, Irish music, Irish food, and green beer. There will be family-friendly events in Las Vegas for St. Patrick’s Day so take the kids to enjoy some Irish themed fun at the parades and festivals in 2018.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival
March 16-18
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St., Henderson, NV 89104

52nd Annual Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Festival will be a family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, Irish step dance performances, and a carnival. The 9th Annual Hustler Car Club will show cars on Saturday following the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  There will also be a St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving event on Saturday, which is a fundraiser for childhood cancer research. Admission will be free, but tickets will be required for the carnival rides.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 17 @ 10 a.m.
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St., Henderson, NV 89104

The Southern Nevada Sons & Daughters of Erin Parade will be the highlight of the festivities in Henderson on St Patrick’s Day. After the parade, take the family to the festival to enjoy the Irish entertainment and fun.   

Celtic Feis Parade at the Park
March 16 @ 4 p.m.
New York New York Casino, 3790 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Celtic Feis Parade will start at the Park and make its way through the casino to the Brooklyn Bridge.

Las Vegas Pipe Band at The Park
March 17 @ 10:30 a.m.
New York New York Casino, 3790 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

The family will enjoy the Irish music played by the Las Vegas Pipe Band at The Park. A lively parade will travel through the casino and end on the Brooklyn Bridge. The parade will be free to watch and open to guests of all ages. Make sure to see the famous fountain, which will be dyed green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. There will be a Celtic Feis celebration for adults following the parade, which will be a ticketed event (tickets start at $10) and guests must be 21+ to attend.

O’Sheas Bloq Party at The LINQ Hotel & Casino
March 17 @ 12 p.m.
The LINQ Hotel & Casino, 3435 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Sheas Bloq Party will be just off the Strip, between the LINQ Hotel & Casino and the Flamingo. The day of festivities will be kicked off with a leprechaun parade along the LINQ Promenade to O’Sheas, followed by live music, bagpipers, leprechauns, stilt walkers, and more. Admission will be free. They will be selling drink specials, including green beer and Irish whiskey.

The Bellagio Fountains
Bellagio Las Vegas, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Bellagio Fountains offers free, family-friendly entertainment with the spectacle of over a thousand fountain, are coordinated to music. The entire family will enjoy this spectacular experience, which is one of the most popular attractions in Las Vegas.

Mystic Falls Park
Mystic Falls Park, Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, 5111 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, NV 89122

The Mystic Falls Indoor Park is a family-friendly free attraction at Sam’s Town. The park will be serene, until the Sunset Stampede Laser Light and Water Show, which will take place every two hours from 2-10 p.m.

Ethel M’s Botanical Cactus Garden
Ethel M. Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, NV 89104

Early springtime will be a great time to visit Ethel M’s, the largest botanical cactus garden in the Southwest. The four-acre English landscape style of garden feature drought-tolerant plants, chosen for their beau…ty and their ability to tolerant the climate of Southern Nevada. Visit the garden with the family to enjoy an outdoor activity together while learning about nature. While you are there, you can visit the factory store. Admission is free and open to the public.