Codes & Statutes
Curfew laws in Las Vegas and Clark County
Las Vegas City Ordinance - 10.54.010
Clark County Ordinance - 12.12.030
Within Clark County and the City of Las Vegas if you are under the age of 18 and are not engaged in any lawful occupation, not accompanied by one of your parents or guardian, you may not: loiter, idle, wander, stroll, or be upon, in or about any public streets, avenues, alleys or other public places within the City or County between the hours of:
10:00 pm - 5:00 am (Sunday - Thursday)
12:00 am - 5:00 am (Friday and Saturday, non-school days)
9:00 pm - 5:00 am (Friday, Saturday on the Strip)
A violation of this law can result in a citation, fines up to $300, and/or you may be detained until a parent can be contacted.
Strip Curfew Rules:
(a) It is unlawful for any child under the age of eighteen to be in or upon the following streets or sidewalks adjacent thereto and all parking lots, driveways and walkways which are open to the public and located on properties that adjoin such designated streets between the hours of nine p.m. on Friday, Saturday and legal holidays and five a.m. of the succeeding day, and between 6 p.m. on December 31 and 5 a.m. of the succeeding day:
(1) Las Vegas Boulevard South Between Sahara Avenue and Sunset Road;
Downtown Curfew Rules:
(2) Harmon Avenue between Las Vegas Boulevard South and Koval Lane;
(3) Dune Road/Flamingo Road between I-15 and Koval Lane;
(4) Spring Mountain Road/Sands Drive between Vegas Plaza Drive and Koval Lane;
(5) Stardust Road between Industrial Road and Las Vegas Boulevard South;
(6) Convention Center Drive;
(7) Riviera Boulevard;
(8) Circus Circus Drive.
a) It shall be unlawful for any child under the age of eighteen years, without being on any lawful business or engaged in any lawful occupation, not accompanied by one of his parents or his guardian, or other adult person having legal care, custody and control of said child, to loiter, idle, wander or stroll or be upon, in or about any of the public streets, avenues, alleys or other public places in the City at any time between the hours of ten p.m., Sunday through Thursday and five a.m. of the succeeding day, and between the hours of twelve midnight on Friday and Saturday and five a.m. of the succeeding day; provided, however, the Sheriff of the Metropolitan Police Department or his designee shall be empowered to extend the curfew on special occasions to such hour as shall be designated by him.
(b) On all school holidays and during the days of summer vacation, said curfew shall be between the hours of twelve midnight and five a.m. for all citizens under the age of eighteen years.