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9 Best Places to See Christmas Lights in Las Vegas

Chasing Vegas Christmas lights? You're at the right place. Thanksgiving and Black Friday are right around the corner and you know what that means: Christmas holiday events and decorations are popping up! While Vegas is cooling down, we're heating up with an ever growing list of places to enjoy Christmas lights and events in Las Vegas! Page updated Nov 17, 2023.

Where to See Christmas Lights

Through December 31, 2023: Get access to rides, attractions, a Christmas village, and the holiday lights experiences at the Opportunity Village Magical Forest. Get Magical Forest Tickets

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  • FREE Gift Bag Promo from November 9 to December 5, 2023
  • Nov 24 & Dec 18: Free Flashlights & Sadie Plushes
  • Nov 24,25: FREE Photos with Santa - Meet Santa and take pics with your own phone! Want to ride through the lights on the Santa Tram? Click here
  • Nov 30: Bring your pets to Glittering Lights
  • Dec 1-3,7-10,14-16,18-23,: FREE Photos with Santa!
  • Dec 4: FREE Stuffed Polar Bears - Reyes Colas will be handing out FREE stuffed polar bears!
  • Dec 8: FREE Car Wash - The first 200 vehicles will receive a FREE car wash!
  • Dec 11: FREE Cookie Night - The first 200 vehicles will receive a FREE cookie!
  • Dec 13: FREE $10 Gift Cards to Grimaldi's Pizzeria will be handed to the first 200 vehicles!
  • Dec 13: FREE $10 Goodwill gift cards will be handed out to the first 200 vehicles!
  • Dec 27: Free Bundtini Cake will be given to the first 200 vehicles

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Through December 23, 2023: Sit back and relax while Santa Tram's team does all the driving. Santa Tram guides you through the millions of lights in an open air-tram. Nestle under blankets, sip hot cocoa, and munch on fresh kettle corn as they look at the dazzling lights and displays. The kiddos can experience train rides, games, and a visit from Santa.
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This holiday season, head over to the world's largest Christmas lights maze and village. Experience a world of adventure with awe-inspiring animated light sculptures, Enchant's charming Village offering ice-skating, live entertainment, interactive games, dining, holiday shopping, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and so much more. Enchant opens on Friday, November 24, 2023 and runs through December 31, 2023. Tickets are on sale now!
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Tournament of Kings Holiday Show

Through Dec 31, 2023. The Tournament of Kings turns into a holiday wonderland. There will be the mythical Merlin and even falling snow! It's the perfect way to eat, drink and be merry this holiday season. Get Tickets Here

Nutcracker Las Vegas

Beginning December 8, 2023: Las Vegas's favorite holiday tradition returns once again fill your season with gorgeous beauty and sparkling cheer. Nutcracker discount tickets are available at Ticketnetwork. Get Tickets Here

The Sphere Christmas Lights

The Sphere is all the rage in Vegas these days, and with good reason, it's an awesome and huge lightshow -- both inside and outside of the venue -- and the display is so realistic it's breathtaking. We'd be remiss if we didn't include it in our list of Christmas lights in Las Vegas, because while we can't be certain the Sphere will feature a special light show for Christmas, it's pretty likely they will -- and if they don't, it's still the biggest light show of all in Vegas and worth a visit! Get Tickets Here

‘Rockin’ Christmas’ drive-thru light show

Drive through a mile of life-sized musical notes, retro Santas and more in the world's largest animated drive-through light show! See everything from life-sized musical notes to retro Santa spinning it old school-style. Open Nov. 17 and will run through Dec. 31, 2023 from 6pm to 10pm.

Christmas in Color at Cowabunga Bay

Drive through acres of more than 1.5 million lights twinkling along to holiday music. Giant candy canes, snowmen, and holiday creatures pepper the path, the main event is the tunnel of lights, Willy Wonka-like, that envelopes cars in an other-worldly display of animated hues.

The Mystere Las Vegas Show

See Very Terry Christmas through Dec 27. 2023. This holiday themed performance is Las Vegas' most famous holiday tradition, done in the style of those great family TV specials of the past. Get Tickets Here

This immersive wireless lighting technology merges with, music, dance, and plenty of laughs. Named the "Best Act in America" by America's Got Talent. Get Tickets Here

Must be 14 years of age or older: This show follows 8 yr old Davin, who is mistakenly dragged down to Hell in lieu of Charles Manson. When he returns to the land of the living, he's not only missed Christmas, but he's a little more demonic than before. Get Tickets Here

Experience this holiday classic in a state-of-the-art way with stunning visuals and a 30 min Christmas show, photo-ops, and a life-sized nutcracker. Get Tickets Here

The Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan transforms into a winter wonderland high above Las Vegas Boulevard with the return of The Ice Rink, through Jan 6, 2023. Get Tickets Here

Enjoy a one of a kind magic show, fun cheerful magic with all the holiday spirit we all love. You will witness Magic up close in a interesting way! The magicians perform heart warming cheerful magic with a uplifting holiday message this is a all ages show. Enjoy beverages and popcorn included.Get Tickets Here

Las Vegas Christmas Events

As the sun sets, downtown Boulder City will be glowing for the grand entrance of Santa Claus, leading an old-fashioned Holiday parade. At Boulder City - Historic District Streets.

Come and have your picture taken with Santa at the the Old Gymnasium Stage. Children can take pictures with Santa and will receive a free coloring book and goodie bag from Jingle Cat. On Dec 12 from 11am to 1pm at Boulder City Recreation Center.

Boulder City kicks off this year’s holiday festivities with the beloved community tree lighting. Dazzling lights will beam upon the spectacular tree’s debut, while friends and family indulge in hot chocolate, live entertainment and the magic of holidays. December 12 at 6:30pm.

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.

Sit back and relax while Santa Tram?s team does all the driving. Santa Tram is powered by Silver State Schools Credit Union and guides guests through the millions of lights in an open air-tram. Guests can nestle under blankets, sip hot cocoa, and munch on fresh kettle corn as they look at the dazzling lights and displays. Arrive at the outdoor boarding area at least 30 minutes prior to departure so the kiddos can experience train rides, games, and a visit from Santa to find out if they?ve been naughty or nice.

Cowabunga Bay presents its Festival of Lanterns event featuring millions of LED lights, that will amaze everyone, includes daily performance, music, drinks, and excellent food.

Take a leisurely stroll in the park day or night in Mystic Falls Park at Sam's Town. Relax to the sound of a rolling waterfall, complemented by the soft chirping of birds in live trees reaching up toward the skylight 10 stories above. Suddenly, the serenity is interrupted with the urgency of a wolf's call howling from atop the waterfall. It's the beginning of Sunset Stampede Laser Light and Water Show. The mountain in the Mystic Falls Indoor Park comes alive as the Sunset Stampede chronicles the Western pioneer experience with music, dancing water and a state-of-the-art laser light show. Best of all, this show is free!
Where: Sam's Town Hotel

The Ethel M Holiday Cactus Garden offers the opportunity to get into the full swing of the holiday through 1/2/2022 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: Through January 2, 2022 from 5pm to 10pm Website: www.ethelm.com

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.

This Christmas season hang out at either Green Valley Ranch or Red Rock Resort as they transform their pool areas into Winter wonderlands featuruing ice skating, fireplaces, outdoor hair dressing stations, winter crafts and more. Skating is $25 per person ages 6 to adult, $15 ages 5 & younger. Admission to Winter's Village is free for all ages.
Dates: November 17, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Best for Ages: All ages welcomed but best for 5+

Holiday Shows in Vegas

Now through December 21, 2022. The Tournament of Kings 900-seat arena will turn into a holiday wonderland. There will be the mythical Merlin and even falling snow! But the battle for honor must go on. The fate of King Arthur hangs in the balance. Knights will ride, charge and joust their way to victory, while you cheer on your country's hero and indulge in a celebratory three-course feast! It?s the perfect way to eat, drink and be merry this holiday season.
Tickets from $72

The holidays are here and Terry Fator is transforming into a Very Terry Christmas through December 27. 2022. Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment presents A Very Terry Christmas, a holiday themed performance by Terry Fator and his amazing cast. A Very Terry Christmas is Las Vegas' most famous and anticipated holiday tradition, done in the style of those great family TV specials of the past, while mixing in the perfect amount of modern Las Vegas.
Tickets from $50

Pictures with Santa

Shark Reef Mandalay Bay

December 17-24, 2022: Santa Claus steers his sleigh from the North Pole to Las Vegas to find out who's been naughty and nice. Children 12 and under receive a FREE photograph with Santa Claus. Throughout the day, Santa Jaws will "swim" by to join the kiddies for a photo. Santa will put on a SCUBA suit and plunge into the shipwreck exhibit to wave farewell alongside his underwater friends before going back to his elves and reindeer.
Tickets from $24

More Vegas Christmas

Yeah, there are plenty of places to see Christmas Lights in Las Vegas, you just need to know where to look, and we know where to look! Check out our post, updated for 2023, with pretty much every place you'd want to see lights in Vegas...that's worth your time.

So you want to go to Glittering Lights but don't want to spend too much cash? We're here to help with our Glittering Lights discount tickets and promo codes post. It's up-to-date with current 2023 infomation on the best prices, promo codes, discount codes, and other awesome way to save on tickets!

Who loves Opportunity Village's Magical Forest? We do! It's a great holiday event for a wonderful cause so we've assembled a full list of Magical Forest ticket discounts & promo codes so you can have fun, contribute, but save at the same time.

Enchant is awesome, we love going there each December and you probably do to so we've put together a list of Enchant Vegas ticket discounts & promo codes so you can save some cash, because Christmas is expensive enough...am I right?!

If you're visiting Sin City in December, we think you should by the way, be sure to check out Christmas events in Las Vegas so you have all you need to have fun, be safe, and enjoy the holiday.