Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for the Upcoming Events!!!
For any questions please contact:  Garrett Fehner, (702) 486-3511, oldfortranger@parks.nv.gov

 

 
Saturday, September 16th, 2017  – Black Smith Demostration:

Blacksmithing has been an important activity at the site of the Old Fort since 1855, and we are continuing this tradition!  Come observe professional blacksmith Mike Barth demonstrate authentic blacksmithing techniques while discussing the history of this forgotten art..

WHEN: Saturday, September 16th, 10:00 a.m..-  1:00 p.m.

COST: Admission is just $1.00 per person for ages 13 and over, kids 12 and under are free! Cash or check only

 

 

 

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017  – Old Fort Tours:

Take a tour of the birthplace of Las Vegas with someone who works there.  This guided walk-through covers the timeline of settlement on the site and includes a discussion of historical visuals, artifacts, and natural resources.

WHEN: Saturday, September  23rd, 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

COST: Admission is just $1.00 per person for ages 13 and over, kids 12 and under are free! Cash or check only

 

Saturday, September 30th, 2017  – History Talk: Railroads and the Making of Las Vegas:

In 1902, Las Vegas Ranch owner Helen Stewart sold the land that is now Downtown Las Vegas to the railroad company, forever changing the destiny of this area.  Come for a talk on the development and importance of the railroads and their era of political domination both in Las Vegas and throughout the Silver State.

WHEN: Saturday September 30th, 11am

COST: Admission is just $1.00 per person for ages 13 and over, kids 12 and under are free! Cash or check only

 

   

 For up to date schedule, times and locations, please see http://parks.nv.gov/calendar or call the park at 702-486-3511