Just a few of the pumpkin carvings by Las Vegas local, Bryan Yeager of Killer Pumpkins. Catch his talents at the Summerlin Festival of the Arts, October 11-12 at Downtown Summerlin.

Just a few of the pumpkin carvings by Las Vegas local, Bryan Yeager of Killer Pumpkins. Catch his talents at the Summerlin Festival of the Arts, October 11-12 at Downtown Summerlin.

Autumn is upon us, and with it comes great weather and all the fun of getting back outdoors again in Las Vegas. From festivals and fairs, to pumpkin patches and plays – there’s probably a million things to do around Southern Nevada this fall.

Unfortunately, we can’t list ALL of them here. But we have cherry, er, pumpkin-picked some of the highlights below. So start penciling these into your schedule and go have some fun with the family! (Besides, it will start getting you ready for the upcoming holiday season, too.)

Sept. 18-Nov. 27 – Bellagio – Bellagio Botanical Gardens – All dressed up for fall, a must-see.

Sept. 22-Oct. 18 – The Smith Center – The Book of Mormon – Back by popular demand.

Thru Oct. 31 – Las Vegas – Gilcrease Orchard – Open Tues/Thurs/Sat/Sun. A Las Vegas family favorite.

Oct. 1-31 – Las Vegas – Pumpkin Patch at McKee Ranch – Farm fun, animals, hay rides, & pumpkins!

Oct. 1-4 – Downtown – Las Vegas BikeFest 2015 – It’s the 15th anniversary!

Oct. 3 – Las Vegas – Hallo-Wiener – 12th Annual -if you’re a wiener dog fan, this is the place!

Oct. 3-4 – Boulder City – Art in the Park – 53rd annual, it’s a Southern Nevada tradition!

Oct. 3-5 – Henderson – St. Francis of Assisi Parish Festival – Carnival, contests, foods, music, and the blessing of the animals ceremony (for all you pet-lovers!)

Oct. 8-31 – Red Rock Canyon – Bonnie Screams -Haunted house, Zombie hunts, Spook walks and more.

Oct. 9-11 – Sunset Park – The Renaissance Festival – The Age of Chivalry returns!

Oct. 10 – Lake Las Vegas – Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Festival – Paddle for a purpose!

Oct. 10 – Moapa River – Rise Festival – Help to fill the night sky above the Moapa River Indian Reservation with paper lanterns and send your message skyward.

Oct. 10-11 – Downtown Summerlin – Festival of Arts – Music, food, entertainment, vendors.

Oct. 16-31 – Las Vegas Farm – The Farm Festival – Fun, educational, and getting back to nature

Oct. 17 – Southern Highlands – Southern Highlands Fall Festival – Games, vendors, contests, crafts, raffles, and a free Pumpkin Patch!

Oct. 17 – Mountain’s Edge – Family Fur & Fun Festival – This one’s good for you AND your pets!

Oct. 17 – MGM – Jimmy Buffett – Who doesn’t love a great Parrothead?

Oct. 23-24 – Logandale – Logandale Fall Festival – Bluegrass music, bbq cookoff, vendors and more.

Nov. 6-8 – Cashman Center – The Craft Festival – Rated one of the top 20 craft fairs in the U.S.

Nov. 18-19 – Las Vegas – 27th Annual Festival of Trees and Lights – To Benefit DSOSM.

Dec. 3-12 – Thomas & Mack Center – National Finals Rodeo – If you’re lucky enough to get tickets!

Dec. 6 – Las Vegas – Nevada International Film Festival – Orleans Hotel.

Dec. 10-14 – Summerlin South – A Holiday To Remember – Entertainment, vendors, holiday fun.

If that list of events doesn’t get your fall fun calendar in order, then we’d have to say that you’re just not trying to get in the spirit. Now – go forth, and enjoy!

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