January in Las Vegas is full of free and cheap things to do with your family and we’ve gathered up a slew of our favorite events to keep your kids busy. From storytimes to free museum days, there’s something for everyone this month in Las Vegas. Scroll through the list and mark your calendars for the best kids activities this month.
Ride the Cactus Coaster
All Aboard! Bring the kids to Town Square for a ride on the Cactus Coaster. This electric, trackless train has a locomotive and four passenger wagons, operating on a silent 48-volt motor. A conductor is on board to take passengers on their journey though the open-air center. Daily. Event details.
Holiday Cactus Garden at Ethel M Chocolates Factory
For 26 years, Ethel M has proudly decorated their 3-acre cactus garden for the holidays with over one million lights for the public to enjoy. This ‘gem in the desert’ is lit up every night until 10 p.m. through Jan. 5. Event details.
Sunday Storytime with a Librarian
Join a librarian from Whitney Library for a nature-themed story time and craft. Jan. 5 and 19. Event details.
Build a Mini Hockey Game at Home Depot
Face off with fun in this Mini Hockey Game Workshop. Kids develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting and more. With help from parents and Store Associates, your child will create and own their own game. Jan. 4. Event details.
Museums on Us Weekend
Bank of America cardholders can get free admission to many museums the first full weekend of the month, including the DISCOVERY Children's Museum. Jan. 4-5. Event details.
Magical Forest at Opportunity Village
The Magical Forest is a winter wonderland filled with sparkling lights, nightly entertainment, great food and endless holiday cheer. Through Jan. 4. Event details.
Stroller Strides at the District
Come get your workout in and bring the kids along. Stroller Strides Las Vegas classes meet on The Green in Phase 2 of The District at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Event details.
Nature Tales at Clark County Wetlands Park
Parents and kids of all ages enjoy a nature themed story time and craft or art activity in the comfort of the Wetlands Park Picnic Café (no food service). Jan. 21 and 25. Event details.