Las Vegas is known for being a festive town, and the days surrounding Halloween are the perfect time to prove this fact. Seniors who live in the area will be pleased to discover there are quite a few local Halloween-themed events they can enjoy this year. If your aging loved one is looking forward to Halloween, Las Vegas home careprofessionals suggest 5 exciting holiday events he or she can attend.
The Opportunity Village at 6300 West Oakey Boulevard is hosting this event and will be turning their magical forest into a Halloween extravaganza. The event runs from October 14th to October 31st, and the park opens at 5:30pm. At this family-friendly event, your loved one will have the chance to socialize, participate in fun games, play an exciting yet spooky game of mini golf, and enjoy watching a nightly parade, movie, or both.
2. Las Vegas Haunted History Tours
Tours are offered weekly on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and they begin in front of the Heart Attack Grill on Fremont Street. Your loved one can get some exercise, experience frightening chills, and learn new facts on this 2-hour long guided walk. The tour is filled with excitement and offers your loved one the chance to walk in the footsteps of cowboys, rail riders, and gangsters and enjoy spooky stories while learning about Vegas history.
3. Southern Highlands Fall Festival
This charitable Halloween event will take place at the Goett Family Park off of Southern Highlands Parkway on October 22nd from 11am to 3pm. At this festival, your loved one can take the grandchildren to vendor booth trick-or-treating, enjoy seasonal food and drinks, make crafts, decorate pumpkins, and play fun field games.
4. Haunted Harvest
The Springs Preserve at 333 South Valley View Boulevard will be running this Halloween festival on the weekends of October 14th-16th, 21st-23rd, and 28th-30th from 5pm to 9pm. At this fall celebration, your loved one can have a memorable time watching adorable kids at their trick-or-treat stations, get up and close with unique farm animals like llamas, go on a hayride, play carnival games, and boost his or her brain while making crafts. There will also be also live entertainment and haunted train rides for your loved one to enjoy.
5. Trunk or Treat
Hosted by the Hope Church, this Halloween-themed event will take place at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center at 101 North Pavilion Center Drive on October 15th. Your loved one will have a chance to mingle and enjoy many fun activities, including an elaborate car show featuring hauntingly decorated cars of all models and years. He or she can also participate in craft activities and play fun games.
Make sure your loved one has the support he or she needs to enjoy Halloween and other events throughout the year by reaching out to Home Care Assistance. Our caregivers can provide transportation, social companionship, and assistance with mobility, and they can also help with various tasks around the home. For more information on the live-in and respite care Las Vegas seniors count on, call (702) 550-3185 today.