Laughlin Buzz

May 20, 2015

Memorial Day and Weekend 2015 in Laughlin

Laughlin, Nevada

Avenue of the Flags - Laughlin, Nevada 

Memorial Day Weekend and Memorial Day is always a busy time in Laughlin. Although summer isn't officially until next month the season heats up with increased activity on the River, Riverwalk, as well as in and around the Casinos.  

Memorial Day isn't just about enjoying the water sports, music, gaming, partying or barbecues. Besides enjoying some fun in the Sun or on the Colorado River or Lake Mohave, be sure to put the Memorial Day Ceremony on your list of things to do.  Never forget to honor the true reason for the day. Remembrance. 

Laughlin Memorial Day Ceremony 

Takes place Monday at 10AM at the Avenue of Flags Plaza (located on Casino Drive, north of the Riverside before the bridge). This annual event by American Legion Post 60, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 60, Unit 60 Auxiliary and the Laughlin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 243 will includes a remarks by various members of the community.  Acknowledgement of current residents serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and graduating high school seniors who have signed up for duty will also be made. 

After the ceremony a lunch will be served at the American Legion Post on Bruce Woodbury Drive beginning at noon. Everyone is welcome to the ceremony and lunch. Poppies will be offered at Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall by members of the American Legion, Friday through Monday. They will also be available at the annual Laughlin Memorial Service at the Avenue of the Flags Plaza. 

The Fun Stuff:
Among the activities all around the area here are just a few in Laughlin: 

Rock ’N’ Ribs Festival
This annual event takes place on the Riverwalk at the Colorado Belle and the Loading Dock outdoor stage.  Music, BBQ, and of course great beer.  Fri-Sunday  See more details here. 

Memorial Weekend Comedy Fest
Riverside Resort Casino
May 21 - 24, 2015

Featuring Gabe Lopez, The Smash Brothers, DJ Cooch, 
Joey Medina & Steve “Mudflap” McGrew  

Tickets: $20.00    -    Show Times: 8:00 PM
For tickets see the Riverside box office or

Sunday, May 24th
Memorial Day Fireworks on the River 
Avi Resort Casino 
Fireworks begin at dusk. Free admission, get their early, it is always a popular event.
The best place,  up close, to see this brilliant display is right by the River at the Avi Beach area. Admission is free.  See more details here. 

Video clip of the Fireworks Finale from 2013

Tropicana Laughlin Beach Party 
Caboose Lounge, featuring music by Safety Orange

10PM-2AM Friday and Saturday
9PM-1AM Sunday. 

The Laughlin Water Park/Pool 
Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Hours:  1PM- 7PM  
$1 for 3-17 years of age and seniors 55 and older
$2 for adults 18-54 
Location: 3790 James A. Bilbray Parkway in Laughlin. 

Reminder, since Monday is Memorial Day all federal, state and local government offices including the post office, schools, and banks will be closed. 

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All information is presented for informational and entertainment purposes only and based on current materials from the organization mentioned.  Any dates, times, prices, events, locations mentioned are subject to change solely at the discretion of the source.  We receive no compensation from the properties or restaurants mentioned and are not in any way affiliated with them.  


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