Holiday Nights & Lights Community Concerts at Town Square
Every Thursday night before the Snow in the Square show, local elementary through high school students will take center stage to entertain crowds with exciting performances ranging from school choirs to holiday musicals.
When: Nov 19 – Dec 17, 2015
Location: Town Square Las Vegas
Address: 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, Nevada
Glittering Lights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be from 11/13/2015 through 1/3/2016. Hours of operation will be Monday through Thursday 5:30 pm until 9 pm and Friday through Sunday 5:30 pm until 10 pm. This attraction will give the whole family 2.5 miles of lights to drive through among 400 twinkling animated displays of holiday fun. Celebrating it’s 11th year, this year will include Santa’s Village with a heated snow castle tent and snow making machines providing a winter wonderland for pictures with Santa, the Nutcracker and Frosty while drinking a cup of hot chocolate! The cost is $20 per vehicle with the first 15,000 vehicles to receive a gift bag of goodies. $2 discount coupons can be found at Walgreens, Lowes, or visiting the website.
Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Address: 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N Las Vegas
Bellagio Christmas Lights and Carolers
Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens will give locals and tourists a holiday experience that is unforgettable. This winter display is free for all to enjoy! It features a polar bear family made with white carnations and a flying reindeer made completely of whole pecans. The sculpted rocking horse is surrounded by an whimsical working train. All this highlighting the 42-foot Shasta Fir tree sitting in the center covered with thousands of holiday lights. “Mr. and Ms Green Thumb” will be available daily from 10:30 am until 11:30 pm to answer all your questions about this amazing holiday display. While at the Bellagio, the Fountains at Bellagio is a must see, and hear, during the holiday season. The whole family will enjoy their stroll out front of the Bellagio taking in the wonder of the fountains dancing to holiday music. This year you will enjoy such holiday music favorites as Carol of the Bells, O Holy Night, It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year and Santa Baby.
Location: Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Address: 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, Nevada
39th Christmas Parade of Lights on Lake Mead
The 39th Christmas Parade of Lights on Lake Mead will be held on 12/5/2015 at 7 pm. There will be over 50 boats from 16 feet to 75 feet all aglow with sparkling holiday lights. The boats will sail along the shore of Boulder Beach from the Lake Mead Marina to the Hemenway Launch Ramp and then returning to the Lake Mead Marina There will be 10 individual classes of boats and awards will be presented in each class. This is an unforgettable family holiday experience just in the beauty of seeing the holiday lights reflecting in the water from the all the decorated boats. This is a free event for observers with no entry fees for participating boats. This event is sponsored by the Lake Mead Boat Owners Association.
When: December 5, 2015
Location: Lake Mead
Address: Boulder Beach Lake Mead, Nevada
The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitain
The Cosmopolitan transforms the Boulevard Pool into The Ice Rink, a winter wonderland overlooking the heart of The Strip. High above Las Vegas Boulevard, guests can enjoy the brisk outdoors, fire pits, s?mores, warm cocktails and more as they skate on real ice with family and friends. The Ice Rink will feature an experience very rare to the Las Vegas Strip – snow showers. Here, breathtaking views and a playful atmosphere come together to create the most original luxury winter retreat in Las Vegas.
When: November 21 ? January 3. Visit website for more dates and times
Price: $15 ($10 for Nevada residents)
Location: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Botanical Cactus Garden Lights at Ethel M Christmas
The Ethel M Holiday Cactus Garden offers the opportunity to get into the full swing of the holiday from 11//11/2015 through 1/1/2016 at their Ethel M Chocolate Factory. Aglow with over 500,000 holiday lights, their three acres of desert landscaping and cacti come alive this season with special 3-D effects. Special glasses are available for purchase in the Ethel M store. Santa stops by for a visit each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 pm to 9 pm and photos with Santa are available for purchase. The lights come on each night from 5 pm to 10 pm. Bring the entire family for a beautiful night of holiday twinkle, see the factory, enjoy some hot chocolate and take home some “to-die-for” chocolates. The Holiday Cactus Garden is free to tour.
When: November 11, 2015 to January 1, 2016 Location: Ethel M Chocolate Factory
Address: 2 Cactus Garden Drive Henderson, Nevada
Holiday Spectacular and Christmas Light Show
Holiday Spectacular is a beautiful winter wonderland event being held at the Springs Preserve. Performance time is 5 pm until 9 pm. The whole family will enjoy the thousands of LED lights featuring train and reindeer rides (pony) for the smallest family members. Join in the fun of holiday arts and crafts while delighting in yummy holiday treats. There will be photos with Santa available and ice skating too! Prices for Adults are $8, Children 5-12 are $5 and Children under 5 are free. Ice skating fees are $5 for a 20 minute session.
Location: Springs Preserve
Address: 333 South Valley View Blvd Las Vegas, Nevada
The Opportunity Village Magic Forest
Experience the Magic! Celebrate the holidays with a cherished southern Nevada tradition – the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village! The Magical Forest is a winter wonderland with millions of sparkling lights, nightly entertainment, great food and endless holiday cheer. This year you’ll enjoy all this and much, much more: A Forest Filled with Hundreds of Dazzling Trees, Forest Express Passenger Train,Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, Boris the Elf’s 3D Experience, Avalanche Slide, Rudolph’s Raceway, Rod’s Mini-Golf, Nightly Entertainment For All Ages, Photos with Santa in his Workshop, Free Parking.
Location: Opportunity Village
Address: 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146
Mystic Falls and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Mystic Falls located inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino provides a delightful holiday experience for your whole family when it transforms itself into a wonderland of holiday fun and music during the holiday season. This indoor park will have their tree lighting ceremony on 11/27/2015 that includs thousands of lights lit upon a 30 foot Christmas tree. Enjoy displays that include polar bears fishing in a pond set among holiday tunes.Cowboy Santa as arrives on 11/27/2015 and photos with Santa will be available for purchase until 12/4/2015. This event is free!
Location: Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino
Address: 5111 Boulder Highway Las Vegas, Nevada