The City of Henderson, Nevada welcomes tourists for the 2016 spring season. The beautiful weather makes this one of the best times of the year to visit the Las Vegas Valley. Henderson is known as one of the best places to travel to in the United States, thanks to a low crime rate and an abundance of fun activities that the whole family can enjoy. This city is truly an oasis in the dessert, especially because it includes beautiful Lake Las Vegas in its territory. If you would like to take a trip this spring, but prefer to avoid the large crowds that gather on the Vegas strip, Henderson is worth your consideration. Henderson is proud to host exciting events throughout the year. There are a number of annual celebrations taking place during the spring, as well as some new events. Keep reading to learn more about upcoming events in Henderson, Nevada! 1. Bike It or Hike It Events in Henderson, Nevada April 1 through May 31, locals and tourists have the opportunity to explore the extensive trail system of Henderson, Nevada. You might also win a few prizes in the multiple drawings that take place during the event. There are 180 miles of trails to tackle during this eight-week challenge—adventure awaits! 2. Crazy Spokes This is a celebration for bike lovers! On April 9, 2016, bring the whole family and enjoy a leisurely fun ride, or kick it into high gear as you race the 30 miles of trails through the River Mountains Loop Trail Deck. Riders are encouraged to dress up their bikes and wear a colorful costume. For more information or to register for this event, visit the official event page. 3. Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival This annual celebration of the incorporation of Henderson honors the people, places and events that built the city’s legacy. Admission to the festival is free, and there are a variety of fun family activities that you may participate in. If you have ever wanted to mingle with the members of the town hall, there is a community breakfast that will give you that chance. There is also plenty of good food and good music throughout the day. This year’s heritage parade and festival will take place on April 23. A whole day of fun in one of these events can be exhausting! Be sure to stop by our restaurant, Emerald Island Grille, for a good hearty meal. We have delicious week day specials, such as Italian Night, BBQ Night and more. Our restaurant is open 24/7, so you don’t have to worry about missing out on our great specials. We also offer late night $5 Meal Deals, such as the Emerald Island Burger Combo, that’s available from 11pm to 7pm. If you have any questions about our specials and promotions, contact us today! Our Emerald Island Casino family will gladly help you.