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Las Vegas For Kids

A Las Vegas for kids? Is it really a mission possible? Parents love the lure of “sin city” which we always hope will under promise and over deliver.

As reminders of our old party days dance in our minds, we hope that maybe we’ll win a little cash to help pay for our vacation or just catch a glimpse of one flying Elvis.

But….flash forward a few years and Wa La! Now, were parents! What an awesome privilege, but we still want a little taste of the action. After all, we’re not dead are we?

Learn from a Local how to have sin city fun and NOT leave the children out of their fair share of it.

Things to Do in Las Vegas for Kids


  • SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium - Hands on exploration in touch tanks and tide pools. Sharks, Caiman Crocodile, Giant Pacific Octopus, Birds, reptiles and more. At the Boulevard Mall 3528 S Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas. 702-906-1901
  • Nannies at Town Square Artsy Nannies Relax, shop, unwind and the kids will be having fun with us. Need a romantic dinner or secret shopping, leave your pride and joy with us and we will do art, play games and make new friends! 
  • TopGolf - This is an incredible indoor / outdoor venue that is fun and interactive. Parents can have some adult fun also with ice cold frosty adult beverage and cocktail service as well as food.
  • McKee Ranch Horses Take the little ones to see animals, ride horses and even have your birthday party here with Cowboy Max. Visit McKee Ranch Events. Inside barn parties available.
  • Circus Training for Kids Is your child interested in learning flips, tricks, gymnastics, aerial acrobatics and more?  Learn from the Cirque Du Soleil performers at this gym.  Loraclelasvegas.com
  • Xtreme Couture “Stop Bullying!”  Help for your child to learn confidence and how to protect themselves. Kids 5 and up are welcome. Visit Xtreme Couture MMA Youth for information on the programs available.
  • Lowes Build and Grow Workshops Scheduled Saturdays from 10-11 am. FREE ages 5 and up. Build a fun themed wooden project together.  Lowes Build and Grow website.
  • Preschool Playdate at Bounce U Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:10 am to 11:25 am for parents and non-walking children are free with a paid preschooler. 1400 S Stephanie Suite 14, Henderson, NV 89014. Visit the Bounce U website for times and dates.
  • Toddler Time at Skyzone Children up to six only on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12-2pm. Parents are free with paid child. 7440 Dean Martin Suite 201, Las Vegas, NV 89139. You can visit their website here for all activities and open zone information.


Children Eat FREE!

These Las Vegas for Kids venues are offering freebies for your tykes:

  • Cafe Rio - Free Cheese quesadilla for kids 6 and under that accompany and adult meal purchase. 
  • Denny's Kids Eat Free on Weekdays from 2pm to 10 pm you can visit their website for details and locations that participate (this is one free kids meal per paid adult entree).  NOW they also deliver at participating locations.


  • Wednesdays at Metro Pizza - "Kids Make it - We Bake It" Days. After 5 PM and with a paying adult (under 9 years old please), Kids eat their self made pizza for FREE 
  • Mimis Cafe - Free meals for kids M-F.  But first check their website for 2 for 1 coupons!  Ask your server in the beginning about the free meal to get the deal.
  • Chevys Fresh Mex 1300 W Sunset at the Galleria Mall, offers one free kids meal with one paid adult entree every Tuesday. 


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More Fun Stuff For Kids In Las Vegas

  • Animal Feeding Visit The Springs Preserve Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 am to 12:00 noon. See a preview of the tour here!
  • Join Toddler Time at Springs Preserve Kid friendly activities and stories. Thursdays from 11 to 11:30 am. You can visit the link or call 702-822-7700
  • Your kids will NOT want to do this but it is available for you! Shot clinics from the Health District. Take advantage of Southern Nevadas Immunization Program. Its cheap and they take care of 0 years old to Senior citizens SNHD Immunization Clinic page 
  • Wet N Wild Las Vegas Our new water park is open.  It is small but fun, try to go during the week after 2pm.  
  • Cowabunga Bay - an Adorable new water park is open in Henderson. I like it because it caters to young and old, they have beer and wine and the food is good quality.


Sports, Discipline, Nutrition and More ...

  • Rico's Martial Arts in Las Vegas for Kids - Get your kids discipline, respect, health, fitness and better grades!! All in one place. 10940 S Eastern # 110. 702-614-9805. If you would like to be a guest and get a free class, call Jacobs mom at 702-604-1659 **moms and dads, take kickboxing classes with 4th degree blackbelt Berlin Herrera, Contact me to attend one free class to check it out.
  • Impact Archery - Indoor archery range. Hourly rental as well as child and adult leagues. 
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  • Longevity Sports Center Indoor Soccer and Birthday Parties.  Home of LIL Kickers soccer for kids ages 18 months to 9 years old. LSC Youth Academy practice and private training.  Soccer 101 for adults. 
  • The Monkey Gym This organization offers wrestling, gymnastics, cheer and dance. Visit their page for locations of practice, classes and pricing.
  • Las Vegas Riding Academy - LV Riding Academy all things horses, riding, care and more. A Las Vegas for Kids winner in education, fun and family time. 
  • Family Music Center 3 Locations! Learn to play instruments, participate in theater camps and more! Visit Family Music for more info. 

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  • UFC the ultimate Fitness Gym Las Vegas, there are several locations around town offering boys and girls kickboxing classes for self confidence, self discipline and self defense. 
  • Montelago Village - Hosts regular events for kids and families.  Easter Egg hunt, Movies by the Lake, dining and pedal boats.
  • Waterslides and fun for the kids at the Westin Lake Las Vegas.  Call them about day pool and cabana access or room rates as low as $99 and you can sip your cocktails and let the kids play and then spend the night!
  • Sharkeys Cool Cuts for Kids - 10624 S Eastern Ave at Horizon Ridge in the Smiths Shopping Center. Parties too! 
  • Bodies the Exhibition - Real human bodies disected and preserved showing the real up close and personal details of body function. **Please visit website and use discretion for age appropriateness 
  • Las Vegas Natural History Museum 900 North Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89101. All ages. Visit LVNHM.org 
  • Discovery Childrens Museum - Indoor, interactive and amazing. We spent 4 1/2 hours here our first visit. They can play learning games, climb a huge structure full of science experiments, dress up in costumes and put on a stage show and even play in water or create their own glider. Plan a whole day! 
  • Free Baby Gym  at Gymcats every Tuesday and Thursday 9:15 to 9:45 am. Ages 6 months to 1 year (pre walking) experience interactive play time.  
  • Home Depot Kids Workshops The first Saturday of every month your child can participate in a Free hands on workshop for ages 5-12. 
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  • CSI the Experience at the MGM grand. Ages 4 and up with adult, mostly recommended for 12 and older due to some graphic nature.
  • Gilcrease Orchard Take your kids to the farm to select and pick their own fruits and vegetables. Located at 7800 N Tenaya Way, LV, NV 89131. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 am to noon. Free to visit, but if you pick you pay for your produce. Visit TheGilCreaseOrchard.org to find out what is ripe for picking.
  • Hollywood Car Museum If you are a car lover, do not miss this place exhibit.  A 30,000 sq ft collection of vehicles that have been used in over 100 movies, tv shows and videos.  
  • Bowling at several locations There are so many locations for kids to bowl, I can not list them all, just Google Las Vegas Bowling Here


Las Vegas For Kids Friendly Shows

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Child Friendly Stage Shows

  • The Mac King Comedy Magic Show at the Improv at Harrah’s Las Vegas. 1pm and 3pm Tuesday – Saturday. $24.95 + tax and fees. Visit MacKingShow.com 
  • Aaron Radatz Affordable Family Magic Show at the Clarion Hotel and Casino. 2:30pm Thursday – Sunday for $19.95 adults and $9.95 children + tax and fees. Visit AaronRadatz.com
  • Terry Fator: Ventriloquism at the Mirage. Children 5 and up. A little pricey starting at $59 dollars for tickets, but it’s the Mirage right? Anyway shows are at 7:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Save Big on Terry Fator Tickets! 
  • Tournament of Kings - Jousting, maidens, fireworks and food at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino 


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  • Hollywood Kids Academy Sing, dance and perform! This place starts the little ones at 2 and up. There is mommy and me, dance, broadway, hip hop and performances in theater. Visit here for classes and info.
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  • Rockin Jump - Indoor trampoline park located in the South West Area of town.
  • Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix - A family fun center with carnival rides, a fun arcade and food. Great for birthday parties too. 
  • Nevada Youth Sports -Sports Leagues in Las Vegas for Kids ages 3-15 in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Summerlin and Henderson. T-Ball, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Tackle Football, Girl's Volleyball 
  • Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat - Siegfried and Roys animal habitat at the Mirage. Bengal Tigers, Dolphins, Lions, Alpacas, Baby Cheetah. Be a Trainer for a day. 702-791-7188

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  • Movies and Candy Visit Website I will give you more info when I know, but it looks like Red Box priced rental place... 10895 S Eastern. Suite 160 Henderson, NV 89052 702-241-8888
  • Nevada Southern Railway Ride the train! A 45 minute round trip excursion train ride on the original tracks that were used to bring supplies to the Hoover Dam construction site in 1931! Climate controlled Pullman coach dating back to 1911. Saturdays and Sundays, departure times are 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm. Closed in January. Visit Here for tickets Located at 601 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV or cal 1-702-486-5933
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  • Circus Circus Midway Theme Park Indoor theme park midway and arcade. A Great way to escape the harsh summer heat in the indoor temperature controlled venue. Acrobats, trapeze artists, carnival and carnival food for Las Vegas Kids, free to roam, but games cost moolah. Inside Circus Circus Hotel and Casino 2880 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 Roller coasters and much more. Nevada residents discount M-F. (702)794-3939
  • Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Amazine huge aquariums full of your favorite sea life and Sharks! Children 4 and younger are FREE. Discount for resident Vegas Kids. 3950 Las Vegas Blvd S, Inside Mandalay Bay Resort, (702)632-4555 
  • Bonnie Springs Ranch Old Nevada. A replica of an 1880's mining town. Built on a 115 acre ranch. Petting zoo, train ride, cowboys, horse back riding, wedding chapel. "Bonnies Red Rockin Christmas from December 17-24th" (702)875-4191 
  • Lion Habitat Ranch - There are options here for feeding the animals here and enjoy seeing these amazing creatures while contributing to their care and feeding via your entry fee.



  • Springs Preserve Interactive exhibits on our environment in the living desert. Childrens theater, gardens and trails. Nevada State musuem open in 2009. Children under 5 are FREE. Located at 333 S Valley View, Las Vegas, NV 89107 (702)822-7700 
  • Silverton Aquarium -Located inside Silverton Hotel and Casino near the Bass Pro Shop which is great fun to look around too. They even have "mermaid girls that swim inside and wave to the kids and blow kisses" 3333 Blue Diamond Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89139 (866)946-4373
  • 65 Parks in Las Vegas For Kids With over 65 Parks in Las Vegas City, visit this link to find one near you and have some good old fashioned fun in Las Vegas for Kids. Visit my up and coming Las Vegas Parks page for Reservable parks, skate parks, Community centers, sport complexes, pools, blah, blah, bla
  • Chuck E Cheese. Everybody loves Chuck E Cheese, remember the pizza, games, arcade, tickets you win to get free prizes, and they even have beer for mom and dad. See this link for area locations. 
  • Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort WHAT? Skiing and snowboarding in Las Vegas? Yes kids, we have it all! And we are the coolest. Located at the end of Hwy 156 in Lee Canyon about 45 minutes from Las Vegas. Telephone: (702)385-2754. Snow Report Hotline (702)593-9500 
  • Lake Mead Recreation area is great outside of Las Vegas for Kids city lights. Go fishing, riding boats or waverunners that can be rented here at the harbor, biking, historic sites and guided tours.
  • Mount Charleston Resort Visit gorgeous Mount Charleston about 35 Miles from Las Vegas for hiking, walking or just having lunch at the Mount Charleston Hotel or Lodge and enjoying a beautiful scenery and a gorgeous pine tree lined mountainscape.
  • King Putt Indoor Mini Golf Two locations, Las Vegas for Kids are often in need of a temperature controlled entertainment choice. This is an indoor putting golf course, ice cream, snacks, video games, Laser Tag and more. They host birthday parties too. Two locations one on the east side and one on the west side of town. NEW ADDRESS 27 Stephanie, Henderson, NV (702)541-6807
  • The Hoover Dam Museum See the story of the men and women that braved the Nevada desert to build the Hoover Dam and Boulder City Nevada. Located inside the Historic Boulder Dam Hotel at 1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, Nevada 1-(702)294-1988 
  • HooverDam Tour Built in the 1930's, considered to be the worlds largest dam and an engineering marvel, take a tour daily. Free up to age 3. Click link for map and directions. This is actually Boulder City but only about 20 minutes from downtown.
  • Atomic Testing Museum A World History of the Nevada Test Site and it's programs. Artifacts and the interpretation of the 50+ years of nuclear weapons research conducted at the Nevada Test Site. A great educational experience for kids in Las Vegas. 755 E Flamingo Rd, just east of Paradise Rd. (702)794-5161
  • The New York New York Roller Coaster 144 foot drop and 180 degree turn! Zoom through the city lights of New York. Located at the New York New York Hotel and Casino. 3790 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 (888)693-0763 
  • Mirage Dolphin Habitat Come face to face with dolphins in Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Las Vegas For Kids under 3 are Free!Located at the Mirage Las Vegas 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 (702)791-7111 
  • Lied Discovery Childrens Museum Hands on exhibits for children in arts, science, humanities and nature. Vibrant and engaging experience for your children of all ages. 833 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 (702)382-5437. Visit the main website for more information. 

  • Sky Zone Indoor trampolene park for all ages.


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Nutrition For Kids

    Are you struggling like most parents with their finicky eater or childs health issues? This doesnt just apply to Las Vegas for Kids, Obesity is at large, don't be a statistic, get some good tips, sneaky foods and plenty of advice.

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Other Helpful Resources In Las Vegas
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First we want to see the heart of it all, the Las Vegas Strip, if we are visiting of course, residents don't go to the strip much. But, is this part of Las Vegas for kids? Well, there wouldn't be an M and M World then right? Their web page does not do the place justice, see our blog for a day that we spent there to get a better idea.  it was surprisingly very fun.

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If you really want the inside scoop from a local don’t plan your stay on the strip at all. You really should visit some awesome local casinos and resorts that know what a parent needs to have fun with their children along.

How about an on site, play place designed for kids that takes care of them from nursery on up, with huge tubes and ball pools and video games and food and drink and karaoke? This is what I call stress free Las Vegasing in a casino with your kids and they will think it's a blast.

For some hand held tips, check out these guides to Las Vegas for Kids:
 

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You don’t have to worry because you can check in on your children at any time with a few minute walk to the play place. You get a page if they need you. Yes, on site of the casino! There are only 4 places that offer this type of care in Las Vegas for kids and they are all locals joints.  

No doubt there are other things on your mind when taking your little ones along, but I hope ease most of your concerns as we talk about top tips, planning, traveling, staying, dining and how to go about doing all of the great things about visiting or making the most of living in Las Vegas with kids. 


Welcome to the Land of Amazing Pirates

Volcanos, lazy river pools, dolphins, M & M world and Rollercoasters! Now you are really beginning to wonder if they really built Las Vegas for adults or built Las Vegas for Kids. 

Welcome to the land of amazing pirates volcanos, lazy river pools, dolphins, M & M world and Rollercoasters! Now you are really beginning to wonder if they really built Las Vegas for adults or built Las Vegas for Kids. 


Easter Egg Hunts and Events

There are many of these going on all over town each year, but here are a few venues that you can pretty much count on planning something annually:

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Christmas Things To Do In Las Vegas
For Kids

  • Town Square photos with Santa, a beautiful Christmas tree with snow in the park, shopping, dining and Christmas cheer.
  • Galleria Mall Photos with Santa. You can pre purchase in advance and avoid the line with Santa's Fastpass. 
  • Visit the aquarium at the Silverton Hotel and see scuba Santa!
  • Glittering lights Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway 7000 N Las Vegas Blvd. Hot cocoa, treats, photos and games along with a beautiful display with 2.5 miles of lights. 
  • Santa Train with Nevada Southern Railway. 601 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV. Ride a historic locomotive with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Treats and hot chocolate. 
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Typical Yearly Las Vegas For Kids Halloween Stuff

  • Bonnie Screams Truly haunting experience in Red Rock Canyon at Bonnie Springs Ranch with haunted houses and haunting experiences in the deserted ghost town. 
  • Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve This a wonderful place in Las Vegas for kids called Springs Preserve and they have botanical gardens, interactions with desert dwellers, events, food and more, for Halloween it is super Haunty. 
  • My Town Scary Takes place at Town Square Yearly on October 31st. 

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Helpful Links from Las Vegas for Kids :

    Las Vegas Things to Do - All types of things that are going on from shows to museums to events and a locals event calendar.

    City Attractions - I am talking about roller coasters, theme parks and lots of other fun for the adventurous and not faint of heart.

    Las Vegas Schools - Clark county schools district zoning and school listings as well as private school listings for Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas.

    Post your Kids place or event on our event blog. We would love to hear from you.



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