Around the Area

A variety of shows, events, activities beyond the casino scene


Saturday, March 6
What: Come out and welcome 2021 as your Saturday morning “Favorite” returns! Shop for fresh produce and fruit, gourmet foods and condiments, baked goods, salsas, mustards, honey, handcrafted salad oils, candy, handmade soaps and personal items such as custom makeup, essential oils, craft specialties in fabric, metal, gemstones, jewelry, wood and unique home decor items by local artisans. Please observe the health protocols put in place by the CDC and wear your mask, sanitize your hands and be “space respectful.”
Where: Bullhead City Community Park, 1251 Highway 95, Bullhead City; 3.4 miles from Laughlin.
When: Saturday, March 6 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.).
Cost: Free admission, free parking.
Info: Call 928-219-2333, or visit the website,

Thursday, March 11
What: The Mohave Valley Daily News and the City of Bullhead City present the 9th annual Winter Expo sponsored by Living Waters Hospice. This event will feature booths by local businesses ranging from health care, insurance, real estate and more.
Where: Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse, 3663 Bullhead Parkway, Bullhead City; 11.6 miles from Laughlin.
When: Thursday, March 11 (8 a.m.-2 p.m.).
Cost: Free admission.
Info: Call 928-296-8493.

Friday, March 12
What: Desert Diamond Distillery invites the public to a St. Paddy’s Day Train Car Dinner and Barrel Room tasting. The dinner will be begin at 6 p.m. with hors d’eouvres and cocktails, followed by dinner and dessert at 7 p.m. in the train car. There will be a premier tasting of the next Barrel Reserve Rum at 8 p.m. and entertainment throughout the evening. There is a capacity of 20 seats on the train so reservations are required.
Where: Desert Diamond Distillery, 4875 Olympic Way, Kingman, AZ, 42 miles from Laughlin.
When: Friday, March 12 (starts at 6 p.m.).
Cost: $100 per person.
Info: Call Deborah Patt at 702-335-7448 to reserve a spot.

Saturday, March 13
What: The Oatman Chamber invites the public to come participate in a free treasure hunt through town. Start at Making Memories for rules and information, then hunt through the stores in town for clues. The first person to return to Making Memories with all of the clues wins the treasure!
Where: Making Memories, 88 Main St., Oatman, AZ, 30 miles from Laughlin.
When: Saturday, March 13 (1 p.m.-5 p.m. AZ time).
Cost: Free.
Info: Call Oatman Gold Road Chamber of Commerce at 928-577-9139.

Saturday-Sunday, March 13-14
What: Pioneer Country Events hosts a gun & knife, coins & collectibles show featuring firearms of all kinds, knives of all types, ammunition, leather goods, clips, major coin dealers, military items, reloading supplies and components, antiques, collectibles and more. All three rooms will be full! Masks will be available at the show, but are not required for entry.
Where: Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Ave, Kingman; 36.2 miles from Laughlin.
When: Saturday, March 13 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.); Sunday, March 14 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.).
Cost: $7; 2-day pass $10; kids 13 and under free with adult paid admission.
Info: Call Lon at 928-692-0937, or visit

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
What: Bullhead City Elks Lodge #2408 hosts Bunco on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The sessions are open to the public and lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Bunco starts at noon. All proceeds benefit Elks’ charities in Bullhead City.
Where: Elks Lodge #2408, 1745 Emerald Drive, Bullhead City, 7.3 miles from Laughlin.
When: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday (11 a.m.).
Cost: $8.
Info: Kathleen Clemens, 928-763-6799.

Every Thursday night (except the last)
What: J&J Events presents Mystery Pub Trivia. Win cash prizes, for ages 21 and older. No commitment required. Teams of one to five people.
Where: Miracle Mile Event Center at Mohave Shriners; 2580 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City, 12.4 miles from Laughlin.
When: Every Thursday (except the last) (6:30 p.m.).
Cost: $5 per person.
Info: For information, call 928-296-0748, or visit