Around the Area

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

Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 23-24
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, Jan. 23 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.); Sunday, Jan. 24 (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

Saturday, Jan. 30
What: The Elks Ladies Auxiliary #2408 presents a Chocolate Festival open to the public. Fill a container full of chocolate goodies of your choice for just $6. There will also be a raffle and snack bar with chili ($3), coffee ($1), and free hot chocolate.
Where: Elks Lodge #2408, 1745 Emerald Drive, Bullhead City, 7.3 miles from Laughlin.
When: Saturday, Jan. 30 (11 a.m.-2 p.m. AZ time).
Cost: $6 per container of chocolate.
Info: Kathleen Clemens, 928-763-6799.

Saturday, Feb. 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. (Look for the big tortoise.)
When: Saturday, Feb. 6 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.).
Cost: Free admission, free parking.
Info: Call 928-219-2333, or visit the website,

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