Henderson Parks

Photo: Ron Mader, Discovery Park (Some rights reserved) Parks and recreation in Henderson, Nevada Key LinksParks and RecreationLocationsGeneral InfoOpen Space and Trails PlanUpcoming projects Park reservations (Ramadas para rentar) 702-267-5707 Upcoming EventsMarch 5 Bark in the Park, Cornerstone Dronescityofhenderson.com: Individuals may operate unmanned aircraft (following all applicable rules) only at Amador Vista Park, Cornerstone Park, …

National Chocolate Day

Poster The word chocolate comes from Mexico’s Aztecs and is derived from the Nahuatl word xocolatl which combines xocolli, meaning bitter and atl, which means water. The USA’s National Confectioners Association created National Chocolate Day, celebrated on October 28. In Henderson, Nevada, Ethel M Chocolate celebrates the grand reopening of its chocolate factory. The venue …

Henderson’s Bark in the Park

Photo: Ron Mader, 2016 (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on the annual celebration of canine culture in Henderson, Nevada: Bark in the Park held the first or second Saturday in March. Local travel fans in Henderson, Nevada – take a walk in the park and bring your dog! Saturday, March 5 is the annual Bark in …

NFL Raiders

Logo NFL Pro Football teams Raiders – raiders.com – moved from Oakland, California to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2020. The 2021-2022 season will be the first played with fans at Allegiant Stadium. For fans of sports tourism, watching the growth of Las Vegas as a veritable sports town brings a new perspective to the ever-changing …

Henderson Island

Photo: Henderson UNESCO: Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 …

Henderson Heritage Park

Photo: Entrance The city of Henderson, Nevada has some beautiful city parks and dog parks. One of our favorites is Heritage Park, 350 South Racetrack Road, (Bark Park off of Burkholder Boulevard). Hours: 6am-10pm. Google Map. Bark Park at Heritage Park: The Bark Park is the City of Henderson’s largest and most unique dog park. …

Henderson Libraries Links

Photo: Ornamental Pear in Bloom One of our favorite library systems in the world: Henderson Libraries Key LinksHenderson Librarieshttps://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibrarieshttps://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Librarieshttp://www.hdplfriends.orghttp://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.htmlhttp://www.hdplfriends.org/blog.htm FacebookLive Planeta.com

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …

Henderson Ho’olaule’a Postponed (2019)

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Henderson, Nevada – The 2019 Festival has been postponed due to the City of Henderson demolishing the Henderson Events Center and Plaza area to make way for a new Ice Skating Rink fo the Las Vegas Golden Knights Hockey Team. 2019 would have been the 29th year of the festival …