Top Upcoming Spring Art Festivals Or Events In Las Vegas

March 18, 2013 5:00 AM

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Along with pleasant weather, spring marks the start of some of the best festivals for art enthusiasts. Those who treasure original works of art can find rare treasures at many of these events. Cultural enthusiasts and music lovers can also find artistic joys and entertainment both outside and indoors. This spring, many fairs and festivals not only celebrate art, but also celebrate and respect entire lifestyles.

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The Arty
Venetian Hotel and Casino
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1000

Dates: April 18 to 21

The Arty is both an unmatched competition and awards show. Artists that participate in the event could win up to $1,000,000. The competition is global and it is set to change the standards of the art industry. The high status of the Arty Awards is sure to attract the attention of artists and art lovers that want to experience true art and the culture that surrounds it.

Related: Most Iconic Works Of Art In Las Vegas

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The Craft Festival
The Cashman Center
850 Las Vegas Blvd. N.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 386-7100

Dates: April 12 to 14

The Craft Festival is an indoor event that allows artists to display their handcrafted works. Attendees are allowed to purchase these unique pieces and the selection will be large, as it features the work of 200 independent artists from seven states. All art sold here is original work that is not made available commercially. This event has been rated among the top 20 Traditional Art & Craft Fairs in the United States.

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Vegas Loves Brazil
Clark County Amphitheater
500 S. Grand Central Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 201-2506

Date: April 13

Vegas Loves Brazil is a festival that celebrates the artistry and well-respected culture of the region. The event features Brazilian food, drinks and music. Also, it allows local businesses an opportunity to make themselves known. Money that is raised at Vegas Loves Brazil will be donated to the Children’s Heart Hospital. This event continues to grow and impress, especially since it all started from a small group of friends that wanted to celebrate the lifestyle and spirit of Brazil.

Related: Best Art Fairs In Las Vegas

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Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender
Orleans Hotel
4500 W. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 365-7111

Dates: March 28 to 31

The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender is considered “the biggest rockabilly party in the world.” It is the perfect gathering for those who enjoy vintage-style artistry with a modern edge. Many events will be a part of this Weekender, including games, burlesque and contests. There will also be a car show, a fashion show and live music from an impressive lineup of bands.

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Lei Day Las Vegas
California Hotel Parking Lot
12 E. Ogden Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 385-1222

Date: May 4

The Lei Day Festival is a Hawaiian Polynesian event that promotes the cultural diversity of Hawaii. There will be a satisfying amount of entertainment along with arts and crafts to admire and purchase. Luckily, the shopping venue will be made available to the general public. This event is popular and a favorite of many, with 10,000 people expected to attend the celebration in the Spirit of Aloha.

Princella Talley is a freelance writer and photographer living in Las Vegas. Along with writing for CBS Local, she currently writes for the print publication, The Guardian Express. Her work can be found at

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