Every year on Memorial Day in Boulder City, city officials and families gather at the Southern Nevada Memorial Cemetery to honor those who have lost their lives while serving our country. The Cemetery is located at 1900 Buchanan Boulevard in Boulder City, NV 89005. (702) 486-5920
According to the Southern Nevada Memorial Cemetery information from Chris Naylor, Superintendent, there will be flag placements on May 28 at 7:30am.
A Special Forces Ceremony on 5/29 will honor the 7 Special Operations soldiers killed in Operation Anaconda March4,2002 near Gardez, Afghanistan. Boulder City was the home of one of these soldiers lost in Operation Anaconda. details and times not provided at the time this article was published , call cemetery for specifics.
An Official Memorial Day Ceremony will take place the at Southern Nevada Memorial Cemetery 5/30 at 1pm.
If you are going to be in Boulder City over Memorial Day Weekend, stop by the 7th Annual Best Damn BBQ Challenge which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Boulder City and the KC Barbeque Society. This barbeque event also has a special kids challenge.
The 7th Annual Best Damn BBQ Challenge is being presented on May 27 and May 28th.
Downtown Las Vegas will have a parade starting at 4th and Gass and ending at 4 and Ogdens, followed by entertainment on Freemont Street. The Downtown Las Vegas Memorial Parade is sponsored by VFW Post1753 and the City of Las Vegas (702)384-4161
During the Memorial Day Weekend this year will be the 13th Annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival. The bowling tournament portion of this weekend will take place at Sam’s Town Gambling Hall and during the day on Freemont Street, families can enjoy punk rock music from 3:30pm-11Pm- The music is for all ages with anyone under 18 years of age being required to be accompanied by an adult.
The performing bands in this Punk Rock Festival are said to include Dropkick Murphy’s, Descendents, Cock Sparter, MeFirst, The Gimme Gimmes, Bouncing Souls, Dwarves, Manic Hispanic and the Undertones, Killing Joke, Stiff Little Fingers Leftover Crack, Aggifolites, Black Pacific, Krum Bums, Off With Their Heads, Larry and His Flask, Dirty Filthy Mug and more.
There will also be ticketed events for late night performances at venues in Downtown Las Vegas including Country Saloon at 425 Freemont St, Beauty Bar at 517 Freemont Street, and Bunk House at 124 S. 11 St. These late night ticketed events range from $10-$15 for adults 21+ only.
Those coming to Las Vegas to attend memorial ceremonies might also participate and take a break from the heat at one of the Las Vegas Strip pool parties during some part of the Memorial Day Weekend. Top named entertainers and world-class DJS will be participating at these events and truly kick off the summer pool season.
Here’s a highlight of some of the pool party events and entertainment : Rehab at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino features Drake 5/29 www.rehablv.com Text HRDJ (702) 693-5555
Cosmopolitan Marquee Day Club is having a FREE Memorial Day Monday Beach Party with Robbie Rivera and Chuckie FREE on the Las Vegas Strip, get their earl Located at 3708 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas,NV89109(702)698-7000
Encore Beach Club at the Encore Hotel and Casino will start the Memorial Day Weekend with “Recess Fridays” hosted by Susan Holmes McKagan and a giveaway during the event of 100 swimsuits.Encore is celebrating its one year Anniversary over Memorial Day Weekend 2011. AfroJack will perform Sat 5/28 and Sunday 5/29 Encore Beach presents music by KASKADE.
Wet Republic, at MGM Resort and Casino, Friday 5/28 Victor Calderone and Boris perform tickets $30+ Monday Memorial Day entertainment line-up includes David Guetta, Sultan, and Ned Shapard opening at 10am tickets from $50. Web Republic is located at 3799 Las Vegas Blvd, Southwww.WetRepublic.com (702)222-1501
At Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, they’ve got the “Top Optional” adults only 21+ Moorea Beach.
Bare Pool at the Mirage is also an adults only top-optional pool , hours of operation at both are 11am-6pm.
TAO Beach at the Venetian will have their Memorial Day Weekend pool party hosted by DJ Erick Morillo. An All-Access wristband can be purchased covering admission t5/27-5/29 to TAO Beach, TAO nightclub, and LAVO ranging from $100-$150+www.TAOLasVegas.com
The Palms will be the host location of the Love Festival over Memorial Day Weekend .The festivities will begin with “Ditch Fridays” hosted by Tinie Tempa and Morgan Page. Palms Pool and Bungalows will have a special “Ditch Saturday” event starting at 10am with entertainment by Chromeo, Breakdown, Hyphy Crunk, and DJ Mike Attack tickets from $25.
Mondays at Palm Place pool throughout the summer the cabana rental fees will be donated to a different charity each week. .www.Palms.com
Liquid Pool at Aria , open Thursdays-Sundays at City Center , Hours of Operation 11am-6pm Haze Nightclub inside ARIA will feature Bob Sinclair Sat 5/28 www.Arialasvegas.com