Tuesday, October 2, 2018

FALL EVENTS VEGAS STYLE

Fall has arrived. It might not feel like it with still-scorching Vegas temps, but with the autumn arrival comes a bevy of seasonal events sure to please. Read on for a few favorites worth adding to your social calendar.

The Magical Forest will be shrouded in Halloween finery for HallOVeen, beckoning ghouls and goblins of all ages with a spine-tingling good time. HallOVeen at the Magical Forest has quickly become a favorite fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the programs and services Opportunity Village provides to nearly 2,000 individuals with intellectual and related disabilities in Southern Nevada. Festivities start on October 5, 2018. For ticket details and dates and times, visit https://www.opportunityvillage.org/pages/halloveen.

The Wine Walk™ takes place on Saturday, October 27 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin®. For over 14 years, New Vista’s Wine Walks have been Las Vegas’ perfect Saturday night out on the town. Guests can enjoy live music, great food and world-class shopping all while supporting a good cause. Patrons will receive a custom wine glass and event passport upon entry and must be 21 or older to sample alcoholic beverages. Tickets can be purchased from EventBrite.

“We are delighted to return to Downtown Summerlin,” said Vivian Wright, director of development for New Vista. “Our Wine Walks are an ever-growing community favorite and a vital fundraiser for our organization. All proceeds from the events directly benefit our members with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.”

Save the date. New Vista is hosting a Brew’s Best Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, November 3 at Downtown Summerlin. Visit www.downtownsummerlin.com for details.

Dave & Buster’s is hosting an Eat. Play. Trick. Treat. Halloween event on Saturday, October 27. The event is from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Downtown Summerlin location. General admission prices start at $21. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2086515414713070/ for event details.

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open celebrates Las Vegas’ 36th consecutive year of hosting PGA TOUR golf. Come watch 132 of the world’s best golfers compete at the famed TPC Summerlin golf course for the chance to win their share of this year’s $7 million purse.  The event takes place Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 and benefits the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Expected PGA TOUR players to attend include Rickie Fowler, Patrick Cantlay, Charley Hoffman, Ryan Moore, Scott Piercy, Kevin Na, Billy Horschel, Jimmy Walker and Aaron Wise. Visit www.ShrinersHospitalsOpen.com for ticket and schedule information.

Downtown Summerlin will host the fourth annual Treat Street on Wednesday, October 31 from 5 p.m. –7 p.m. The complimentary event allows families to attend dressed in Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating throughout the destination’s common area where participating retailers will pass out candy.

The event is free and open to the general public. Downtown Summerlin is also a proud participant in Food Allergy Research and Education’s (FARE) Teal Pumpkin Project that offers non-food items for trick-or-treaters to accommodate those children with food allergies. The pop-up shop will be located in the Dining Arroyo.

Don’t forget your furry friend! The property is hosting a “Howl-O-Ween” dog costume contest benefitting the Animal Foundation. Entry fees include a $20 donation ($10 for each additional dog entry). The contest will take place in Macy’s Promenade. Check in begins at 4:30 p.m. The contest starts promptly at 5:30 p.m. Participants have the chance to win prizes from Downtown Summerlin valued over $250! Entry categories include: Best Owner / Dog Costume Combination, Funniest Dog Costume and Most Creative Dog Costume!  Visit www.downtownsummerlin.com for event details.