The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State

Las Vegas calendar

Beginning April 2

Dig This

Where: Rancho Drive (West of the Strip)

Highlights: Visitors get to relive their sandbox days using full-size earthmoving equipment.

Info: (888) 344-8447,

Through Easter

Hop Into Spring

Where: Ethel M Chocolates (Henderson)

Highlights: Indulge in handmade chocolate Easter eggs and other delights while enjoying a factory tour.

Info: (702) 435-2655,

Through May 8

Carnival in the Garden

Where: Bellagio Conservatory

Highlights: Filling the air are the scents of daises, hydrangeas and tulips, planted surrounding a whimsical carousel and a Ferris wheel.

Info: (702) 693-7111,

Opening April 9

Marquee Dayclub

Where: Cosmopolitan

Highlights: It's once again swim season in Sin City, and the Strip's newest outdoor venue features two pools, private cabanas, several bars and a gaming area.

Info: (702) 698-7000,

April 15 and 16

Las Vegas International Tattoo

Where: Thomas & Mack Center (UNLV)

Highlights: This type of tattoo — a military drill featuring bagpipers, drummers and other musicians — has nothing to do with getting inked. The U.S. armed forces are saluted.

Info: (866) 388-3267,

April 16

Bruce Hornsby

Where: Red Rock Resort (Summerlin)

Highlights: The Party on the Rocks concert series features popular performers and tickets priced at $20.

Info: (702) 547-5300,

April 23

Wael Kfoury & Rouweida Attiyie

Where: Pearl at the Palms

Highlights: Lebanon's Kfoury and Syria's Attiyie perform Middle Eastern melodies.

Info: (702) 944-3200,

April 29 and 30

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

Where: Terry Fator Theatre (Mirage)

Highlights: The comic turns to his musical talents on the banjo for an evening of bluegrass.

Info: (702) 792-7777,

April 30

Ricky Martin

Where: Colosseum (Caesars Palace)

Highlights: Martin makes a stop in Nevada as part of an international tour.

Info: (702) 731-7110,


Guinness Store

Where: The Shoppes at Mandalay Place

Highlights: The Irish brewery opens its first retail store in the U.S., featuring Guinness-branded merchandise with a Vegas twist.

Info: (702) 632-7773

Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World