Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Ahoy! Pirates Day Is Coming Up At The Springs Preserve!

Ahoy maties! Join us for a day of merriment and mayhem as the folks from Pirate Fest roam the Preserve in full costume in honor of the bandits of the high seas. Guests are encouraged to wear their own pirate garb, partake in fun, pirate-inspired arts and crafts, and take photos with their favorite pirate. Be sure to catch our current traveling exhibit, Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure to learn all about underwater exploration, sunken treasure and more! Join us Saturday, January 9, noon - 4 p.m. This special event is free for members or with paid general admission.

Experience the adventurous underwater world of pirates, exploration and treasure in our Odyssey’s SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure exhibit exclusively at the Springs Preserve through Jan. 31, 2016. Visitors engage in hands-on interactive exhibits and computer games, including piloting a virtual submersible over a shipwreck site. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts recovered from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure. Find out what it’s like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run.

The Springs Preserve is open daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for winter hours. General admission for Nevada residents is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for students, seniors, teachers and military, $4.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free. General admission also includes access to the Nevada State Museum, open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for non-resident adults is $18.95, $17.05 for seniors, students and military, $10.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free.

Located just three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is an award-winning 180-acre family destination dedicated to exploring green-living, desert life, and Las Vegas’ vibrant history through botanical gardens, interactive science and nature exhibits, animal shows, and trails offering hiking, biking and train rides. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers, the Divine CafĂ©, Gift Shop, and the Nevada State Museum. The Preserve hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Plan your visit at springspreserve.org.

Pirate Day is January 9, noon - 4 p.m. The Shipwreck! exhibit is on display daily through January 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The event and exhibit are free for members or with paid general admission.

Springs Preserve
333 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada
(702) 822-7700

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