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Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival

Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival
April 26, 2014
Henderson Events Plaza & Amphitheatre
200 S. Water Street
Complimentary Admission

Complimentary Bike Valet Available!

Schedule of Events  - Entertainment Schedule - Parade Participation - People's ChoiceCar ShowSponsors - Road Closures

Festivities include live entertainment, international food booths, dance and cooking demonstrations, craft booths and who could forget.....the parade! This year's theme is Let's Go To The Market! The theme recognizes the Henderson Farmer’s Market, which celebrates its 15th anniversary in the Water Street District. 

Come out and celebrate Henderson’s heritage and vitality throughout the years. It’s fun for the whole family. Please see a list of scheduled activities below.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 26
9am to 10am

Mayor & Council Breakfast

Henderson Convention Center Lawn
Saturday, April 26
Parade Water Street District (Ocean to Victory)
Saturday, April 26
11am to 7pm

Festival  & Live Entertainment

Henderson Events Plaza
Saturday, April 26
Noon to 6pm  
Car Show Water Street (Basic to Atlantic)
Saturday, April 26
Noon to 3:30pm
Zumba Nation Henderson Events Plaza


Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, April 26

Main Stage

11:45am Parade Awards
Noon Honor Guard (Liberty High School ROTC)/Parade of Flags
12:10pm Zumba Nation - Michelle Velez - USA
12:30pm Zumba Nation - Dr. Teddy Sim, DC - US Military
12:50pm Zumba Nation - Kim Bainbridge - Ireland
1:10pm Zumba Nation - Joaquin Marcel Rodriguez - Cuba
1:30pm Zumba Nation - Justin Amazaki Joshua - Japan
1:50pm Zumba Nation - Nik Edan - Indonesia
2:10pm Zumba Nation - Joe Domingo Jeremiah - Phillippines
2:30pm Zumba Nation - Jacqueline Andrea - Guatamala

Zumba Nation - Hugo Riloz - Mexico 

3:40pm Zumba Nation - Danza de Carrizo - Peru
4:10pm Zumba Nation - Mexico Viva (Mexican Dance Company)
4:40pm Zumba Nation - Fiesta Morlense - Peru
5pm Concert: Bella Electric Strings

Showmobile Stage - Atlantic Street

12:15pm Irish Bagpipers
12:45pm Food Demonstration - Korea
1:15pm Filipino Dance Company - (BIBAAK) - Phillipines
1:45pm Food Demonstration - Peru
2:15pm Thai Cultural Arts Dance Company - Thailand
2:45pm Costume Demonstrations - China
3:15pm Polynesian Rhythms Dance Group - Hawaii 
3:45pm Food Demonstration - Italy
4:15pm Taiko Drummers (JACL) - Japan
4:30pm Vegas Valley Mustangs Car Show Awards

Escape to Artscape Avenue

1pm Culinary Food Carving - Mitch Tsubouchi
2pm Pastry Demonstration - Exec. Pastry Chef Jose Passalacqua
2:30pm Sushi Demonstration - Chef Ryuji Hasimoto
3pm Mosaic Food Art Demo - Liezl Siojo

1pm Make and Take Crafts
2pm Chinese Jump Rope - China
2:30pm Make and Take Crafts
3:30pm Sapo Coin Toss - Peru
4pm Make and Take Crafts
5pm Tae Kwon Do - Korea


Parade Participation

Would you like to be a part of this year's Heritage Parade and Festival? We would love to have you! You are invited to participate in the 2014 Henderson Heritage Parade, Saturday, April 26! We are seeking unique entries and floats to celebrate our city’s history, rich traditions and community spirit. You can download the official application here

All entries will be judged based on three categories: Incorporation of Theme, Creativity and Overall Appeal. We encourage you to decorate your entry using items you may find at a farmer’s market as inspiration. Dress as Old MacDonald in overalls, a plaid shirt, and a straw hat, or garnish your entry with vegetable, fruit, or flower-inspired decorations. Cash prizes will be awarded to floats for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

If you have any questions regarding participation, please contact Dianne Mizelle at (702) 267-2171 or via email.

People's Choice

Support your school, community organization or business by casting your vote for your favorite parade entry! Fans in attendance on Saturday, April 26 will be able to vote for their favorite entry to determine the 2014 People’s Choice Award winner.

The process is simple. On the day of the parade, there will be a QR Code available via the event program, event signage and our website homepage here at 

Simply enter your name, email address and check the box of your favorite entry. You will then need to check your email, verify your vote and you're all set. Voting will only be open on the day of the parade, Saturday, April 26 from 9am - 12 noon. 

Car Show

Vegas Valley Mustangs will put on a Super Showdown car show during this year's Heritage Parade & Festival. If you would like to inquire about entering your classic vehicle, Mustang or otherwise, please visit Vegas Valley Mustangs' website by clicking here. If you have any questions about participation, please call 702-256-5887 or 702-338-6909.


We would like to thank our sponsors for this year's event. We truly appreciate your support and participation.


Would you like to become a sponsor of this amazing event? Please download the official application here. Sponsoring a city of Henderson event is a great way to get your business out there amongst our event participants while showing your support of our events and services. If you have any questions regarding sponsorships, please call 702-267-2020 or email In-Kind sponsorships are welcome.

Road Closures 

ATLANTIC AVENUE (from Lead Street to Water Street) 

Closed to on-street parking (thru street for local traffic allowed) – 

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11PM – Friday, April 25, 2014, 12PM

CLOSED – Friday, April 25, 2014, 12PM – Saturday, April 26, 10PM


WATER STREET (from Ocean Avenue to Victory Road)

Closed to on-street parking (thru street for local traffic allowed) – 

Friday, April 25, 2014, 11PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5AM

CLOSED – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5AM – 2PM*

*Opens at 2PM, with the exception of Water Street from Basic Road to Atomic Street, 

 which will remain closed for Car Show until 6PM. 


OCEAN AVENUE (from Water Street to Van Wagenen Street)

VAN WAGENEN (from Major Avenue to Pacific Avenue)

Closed to on-street parking (thru street for local traffic allowed) – 

Friday, April 25, 2014, 11PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5AM

CLOSED – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5AM – 12PM



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