Tourism Annual Events

Annual Event Schedule

BEST IN THE DESERT - MARCH

BITD Legends International UTV Championships premiers in Laughlin March of 2021!
Best In The Desert is proud to have over 35 years of storied history in the racing community to its name. Founded in 1984 by racing icon and industry legend Casey Folks, Best In The Desert started out as a motorcycle racing series and in 1996 grew to include four-wheel vehicles. By 2004, it was recognized world-wide as the premier off- road racing series.

ROCKETS OVER THE RIVER

The annual Rockets Over The River fireworks display is free for public viewing along the entire Laughlin River Walk or from your favorite Laughlin hotel. This extraordinary display is one of the most spectacular and unique in the West as the pyrotechnic company launches the rockets into the dark desert sky with the reflection of each colorful explosion shimmering on the Colorado River.

BEST IN THE DESERT - SEPTEMBER

BITD Legends International UTV Championships premiers in Laughlin September of 2021!
Best In The Desert is proud to have over 35 years of storied history in the racing community to its name. Founded in 1984 by racing icon and industry legend Casey Folks, Best In The Desert started out as a motorcycle racing series and in 1996 grew to include four-wheel vehicles. By 2004, it was recognized world-wide as the premier off- road racing series.

TOUGH MUDDER MONTH

Tough Mudder joins us twice in November bringing the World’s Toughest Mudder 24-hour obstacle course challenge to Laughlin. World’s Toughest Mudder is the most extreme, insane, imposing, pulse-pounding, heart-stopping 24-hour obstacle course challenge on the planet. Following up the next weekend with their less extreme 10- and 3-mile obstacle courses.

Run Laughlin half marathon - 5k & 12k - DECEMBER

December weather in Laughlin and Bullhead City is perfect for an early morning race. The Mohave Desert is one of the most picturesque, peaceful and tranquil places to run on Earth. This Race delivers a challenging net downhill course, amazing sights such as Lake Mohave, running alongside the Colorado River, and an opportunity to traverse the Davis Dam into Arizona and back. Join us for an unforgettable Race + Vacation experience where you’ll run: Two States, Two Time Zones, One DAM Great Race!

S.N.O.R.E. (SOUTHERN NEVADA OFF ROAD ENTHUSIASTS) - DECEMBER

Southern Nevada Off Road Enthusiasts is a non-profit organization of off-road desert racers, their families and off-road enthusiasts. Established in 1969 to encourage off- road recreation in the state of Nevada, S.N.O.R.E. is one of the oldest sanctioned off- road racing organizations in the world and has grown to be a premier force in the southwest racing arena.

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