Family-Friendly Fun in Las Vegas: Summer 2011

There's a lot more to do in Sin City than gamble. Family activities abound -- if you know where to look.

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Red Rock Canyon

Independence Day Jubilee at Seastrand Park

Hosted by the City of North Las Vegas, the Annual Independence Day Jubilee at Seastrand Park features live music, a variety of food vendors, a spectacular fireworks show and various activities for children including water slides and jumpers.

 

When: 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m., July 2, 2011

Where: James K. Seastrand Park, 6330 Camino Eldorado, North Las Vegas, NV 89031

Cost: $2

Click here for more information.

 

Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon, just 15 miles west of Las Vegas, offers awe-inspiring views you wouldn't expect to see near a major city. In contrast to the bright lights and hype of the Strip, Red Rock offers desert beauty, towering red cliffs and abundant wildlife. Families can hike, picnic and view plant and animal life under 3,000-foot-high red rock formations.