The Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor concerts and events, colorful botanical gardens and an interpretive trail system that meanders through a scenic wetland habitat.
Please note, these safety measures are still in effect to keep visitors and staff safe during this time. These include:
- Limited visitor capacity. All guests, including members, must reserve a free, timed ticket in advance. The online reservation system will be available on SpringsPreserve.org. No walk up ticket purchases allowed.
- Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the property.
- High-touch surfaces, including restrooms, are being disinfected throughout the day.
Updated 2022 hours are below:
Springs Preserve (Outdoor Natural Areas)
Thursday-Monday, 9 am to 4pm (members get in at 8am)
Nevada State Museum
Thursday- Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Springs Cafe– Newly Reopened
Springs Cafe is open Thursday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Because all good things are better together, Bronze Cafe and Aspire Coffee House have teamed up to bring exceptional sammiches, salads, brunch, burgers, lattes, smoothies, and libations to Springs Cafe at the Springs Preserve.
The Springs Preserve Playground and Splash Pad are currently closed for the season. See details at the link.
Jump! The Ultimate Dog Show
Two-time Ashley Whippet Invitational world champion Lou Mack and his performing pets return with their non-stop, action-packed live show. Audiences of all ages will be thrilled as they root for their favorite dogs in an exciting head-to-head competition that showcases several energetic sporting elements such as speed agility, weave pole racing, trick frisbee, dock diving and plenty of novel pet tricks.
Showtimes are at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and Monday, March 11-13 and March 16-19, 2023 during Sprink Break.
Above and Beyond is a fascinating new interactive exhibition that explores aerospace innovation and reveals the science behind flight!
Above and Beyond was designed to promote STEM-based learning, inspire young people to pursue careers in aerospace and create the opportunity to discover the immense impact global aerospace innovations have had on the world, from the earliest powered flights to the future of space exploration. Located at the Origen Museum, Thursday-Monday, Oct. 1, 2022-Jan. 8, 2023, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nature and Learning Tours
Friday-Monday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Included with timed-entry admission ticket)
The Springs Preserve is excited to announce a new Nature and Learning tour series, presented by expert staff. Topics include desert gardening and plants, sustainable architecture, and local history and archaeology. Tour schedule subject to change. Please confirm daily availability, times and topics on-site. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes; bring water, sunscreen, hats and sunglasses.
Pop-Up Science Demonstrations
Friday-Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Included with timed-entry admission ticket.)
Learn more about the Springs Preserve and the world around us with free and fun activities with our educational experts! Experience story times, experiments, games, scavenger hunts and more daily. Please confirm daily availability, times and topics on-site.
(Photos courtesy www.springspreserve.org)
Bring your little ones to the Garden Classroom every Monday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for kid-friendly activities and stories, with new themes weekly.
Check out their FREE online class: The Basics of a Water Smart Landscape. *This class is not currently scheduled in 2022. Whether you’re making a few water-efficient tweaks to your landscape or starting a full remodel or grass conversion, we can help. You’ll learn about landscape design, plants and the key components to have a successful landscape in the Las Vegas Valley climate. Registration is required and classes fill up quickly so don’t delay!
Be sure to check their calendar events page and their Facebook page often for new fun and exciting things to come at the Springs Preserve. At this time, there aren’t any large events scheduled as they re-open to the public. Tickets must be reserved online, in advance for a specific time slot. There will be no ticket sales on site. Tickets to the Springs Preserve are currently $4.95 for children and $9.95 for visitor Adults. Children 2 and under are always free.
Please check all links, as dates and times can change without notice.
If you frequent the Springs Preserve, membership would be a great savings. Memberships start at just $30 for an individual and $60 for a family. All members enjoy:
- Year-round Springs Preserve AND Nevada State Museum access
- Discounts on activities and in the Divine Cafe and Gift Shop
- Exclusive member previews and events
- American Horticulture Society Reciprocal Admissions Program(Opens another site in new window) discounts to 300+ gardens nationwide
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