Happenings

Upcoming Events

Henderson Events Plaza
The Events Plaza hosts a variety of community events, festivals, car shows, concerts and corporate functions throughout the year. Patrons have enjoyed several holiday celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day and Independence Day, admired thousands of vintage vehicles at the Super Run Classic Car Show and listened to the great music from such icons as Chubby Checker, The Grass Roots and rising country star Keith Anderson. Additionally, the adjacent 500-seat canopied amphitheatre has accommodated a variety of cultural arts entertainment including live music by Katey Sagal and Joe Bonamassa, theatre productions, as well as weddings, rallies and graduations.

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Last Friday
Every last Friday of each month
6pm-10pm
Free admission

Join us in the heart of the Water Street District for a Friday night culinary experience paired with music and art.


One Hero
One Hero at a Time Event
September 22 | 8:30am-9pm

One Hero at a Time is a group of volunteers that put on biannual events to raise funds for select U.S. Armed Forces veterans. There will be food and beverage, entertainment and memorial displays. 
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Smoke on Water BBQ Championship
October 6 | 1pm-4pm
Free admission 

The Kansas City Barbecue Society will hold this competition on Water Street. Teams will prepare four meats, pork, ribs, brisket and chicken and will be judged on appearance, taste, and tenderness.  


Aki Matsuri
9th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival
October 20 | Time TBA
Free admission

Enjoy this Japanese festival filled with food, culture demonstrations and performances. More info can be found via their website
Vegas Events and More
Shop Small Henderson 
November 24 | 10am-4pm
Free admission

The second annual event hosted by Vegas Events and More and co-hosted by the Henderson Redevelopment Agency and Water Street District Business Association will feature food vendors, arts and crafts, and small business owners. Free samples and demos.