Events in Boulder City

Looking for events to experience in Boulder City? Below is a list of fun and exciting events in Boulder City for you and your family to enjoy. View the events listed below, and click on the photo above it or the link below it to get more information about that event.

Dam Short Film Festival

Second Week in February

Screen 100+ short films from around the world at the Boulder Theatre. Films are grouped into 10+ thematic programs with a wide variety of subjects and styles.

Visit Dam Short Film Festival


Boulder City Beerfest

Last Week of March

The "BCBF" is a mid-sized festival planned for 2500 beer lovers and guests to enjoy selections from 30 beer tents, 8 food trucks, specialty vendors, brewing demonstrations and live music stage, all on site to make this a fantastic day!

Visit Boulder City Beerfest

Spring ArtFest


Founded in 1985, the Boulder City Art Guild's Spring Art Fest is held every April in Boulder City's Bicentennial Park. Over the years, the show has grown, and by 2011, there were 130+ artists participating.

Visit Spring ArtFest

Spring Jamboree

First Full Weekend in May

Boulder City Chamber of Commerce sponsors the 41st annual event which includes food, entertainment, arts and crafts, car show, antiques, rock & gem show, KidZone rides and member business booths.  Free two day event.

Visit Spring Jamboree


BC's Got Talent


BC's Got Talent is our town's annual opportunity to be entertained by our wealth of local talent, young and old.

Visit BC's Got Talent


The Dillinger Block Party

2nd Saturday in May

We shut down a couple blocks in the heart of Boulder City's picturesque downtown and throw a big block party.

Visit The Dillinger Block Party

Best Dam Barbecue

Memorial Day Weekend

Sponsored by the Boulder City Rotary Club and free to the public, the annual Best Dam Barbecue includes over 30 teams competing for the Grand Championship title. This is a KCBS certified event.

Visit Best Dam Barbecue


Memorial Day Weekend

End of May

Thousands of motorcycles and riders enter Boulder City from Hoover Dam on their way to pay respects at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. This has been a Memorial Day weekend tradition for 24 years, brought to you by the Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club. They pass through Boulder City around 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning. They also put on a program Monday to salute all Veterans.

Visit Memorial Day Weekend

4th of July Damboree Celebration

4th of July

Celebrate the Fourth of July with an early morning pancake breakfast, parade, legendary water fight, games, booths and concession stands, and end the evening with a spectacular fireworks display.

Visit 4th of July Damboree



Last Weekend of September

On Saturday morning, the Brat-grillers start grilling the more than 4,000 brats, sausages and hot dogs during this one day event. In addition to our food, refreshing soft drinks and water, margaritas, wine and beer will be served by Sunrise Rotarians. The Wurst Dam Car Show will once again showcase several hundred vehicles in the shaded comfort of Bicentennial Park.

Visit Wurstfest

Art in the Park

First Full Weekend of October

Art in the Park is one of the largest outdoor juried art festivals in the Southwest and is the largest fundraiser for the Boulder City Hospital Foundation. The event is held over two days in beautiful Boulder City. The event is free to the public, and although Boulder City’s population is just over 15,500, the event draws over 100,000 visitors.

Visit Art In The Park


Rotary Brews & Choo-Choos

October 19, 2018

Brews & Choo-Choos, starts at 4:30 PM at the railroad platform at the museum.  People will ride the train, enjoy a beer tasting with snacks, and a sweepstakes (raffle). Tickets are $50/person First Class, $25/person coach.  The train departs the depot at 5:29 PM to arrive at the new railroad bridge over I-11 for sunset at 5:59 PM.

Visit Nevada State Railroad Museum

Winter Art Fest


The Boulder City Art Guild hosts an annual Winter Art Fest in November.  The show is held at the Boulder City Parks & Recreation Building. The indoor event hosts fine artists and  crafters from the southwest and provides holiday fun for families.

Visit Winter Art Fest


DoodleBug Bazaar


Get all of your holiday goodies and gifts at the Doodlebug Bazaar. Lots of small town crafters selling unique, hand made items at the Boulder City Recreation Center in down town Boulder City.

Visit DoodleBug Bazaar


Nevada State Railroad Museum Santa Train


Enjoy a family train ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus, all through December. This 40-minute ride along the Boulder Branch Line features a toy train exhibit, Santa's sleigh for photos, North Pole mailbox and depot gift store.

Visit Nevada State Railroad Museum


Santa's Electric Night Parade


As the sun sets, down town Boulder City will be glowing for the grand entrance of Santa Claus, leading an old-fashioned Holiday parade.

Visit Santas Electric Night Parade