Get Festive!

Ethel M Chocolates –   The 29th annual Holiday Cactus Garden. November 5th, January 1st from 5pm until 10pm.   Santa will be there nightly from 5pm to 10:00pm for photos through Dec. 23. This year, a $1 entrance fee per person is required and will be donated to Help of Southern Nevada and Three Square Food Bank

The Holiday Cactus Garden

Where: Ethel M Chocolates 2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014

When: November 5th – January 1st 5pm-10pm

Enchant Christmas – Las Vegas Ballpark, November 25- January 1st.  The magical World of Enchant is filled with dazzling displays that feel like they’ve emerged from a childhood Christmas dream.  Enjoy their 80 ft. Everwhite Tree, glide across the Ice Skating Trail,  grab a photo with Santa and sip and savor delicious holiday treats and beverages.  See the link for their VIP Experience, plus on select Wednesday nights throughout the season, get one FREE child’s ticket when you buy any Adult, Senior, or Military admission ticket.

Where: Las Vegas Ballpark

When: November 25 – January 1st

Glittering Lights 

Drive your way through millions of Holiday Lights at the Speedway.  The park opens at dusk. Named as one of the “7 Over-The-Top Holiday Light Displays You Gotta See” by Huffington Post. Single car admission for an Anyday ticket is $39 and Weekday Value tickets are $29 

Where: The Las Vegas Motor Speedway

When: November 10th – January 8th

Holiday Movies at Container Park– Head out to the Container Park Stage and Lawn for FREE movies select Sundays in December from 5:30-7:30PM. There will also be $2 Hot Cider and $4 Hot Chocolate available from the Las Vegas Chocolate Bar

Dec 4- The Santa Clause

Dec 11- Elf

Dec 18- How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Miracle on Spring Mountain Christmas Pop-Up Bar- Back for its third year, The Miracle will serve holiday cocktails in a very festive setting. Miracle on Spring Mountain is the official Miracle Pop-Up of Las Vegas and is located at the Sand Dollar Lounge (3355 Spring Mountain Rd.) and will be open from November 22nd- December 31st. Show up in your most festive, holiday attire.

2022 Magical Forest at Opportunity Village– The Magical Forest is a winter wonderland with millions of sparkling lights, nightly entertainment, great food and much, much more.  Visit this holiday spectacular November 25th-27th, Dec 1st-4th, Dec 8th-11th, Dec 15th-31st.  This year, the Magical Forest will celebrate its 31st season of being open to the public.  Opens nightly at 5:30pm. Individual tickets ages 4 and up start at $22 for unlimited rides and attractions. 

Nevada Ballet Theatre’s: The Nutcracker– December 9-24 at the Smith Center for Performing Arts.  Las Vegas’ favorite holiday tradition returns to the stage! At last, it’s time to rejoice and celebrate with family and friends as we gather together once again. This holiday season is sure to be the most joyous season of them all, so we invite you to revel in the sparkling cheer and gorgeous beauty of NBT’s The Nutcracker.  Tickets begin around $36- $186, you can get them here.

Nevada Southern Railway– Come experience the magic of riding the train at night on our Boulder City Santa Express!  Take a ride on the new BC Santa Express 2022 where guests will experience the magic of the holidays onboard and in our Santa’s Railyard event center, pajamas optional.  Each event is a 90-minute experience with a 20 minute train ride in a vintage, restored railcar with storytime on the train, including time at our event center to visit Santa and enjoy hot chocolate and a cookie!

There will be three ride times each evening that the trains roll: 5:00pm, 6:00pm, and 8:00pm and run on these dates: Nov. 25 & 26, Dec. 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17,  and 20 & 21, 2022.   Tickets start at $30,  First Class (VIP) are $50 and can be purchased here.  Seats required for all passengers over 1 year old.  Buy your tickets today, this event will sell out!

The Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan –  The Boulevard Pool transforms into a real ice rink, high above the Las Vegas Strip.  It features a light snowfall every 30 minutes and runs from November 15th– January 1st.  The Ice Rink was named one of USA Today‘s 10 Best Ice Skating Rinks in North America.  There is no cost to enter Boulevard Pool and enjoy the Ice Rink area.  They do offer a skate rental discount for hotel guests and locals.  Click the link for prices, hours and more information.

Rock Rink at Downtown Summerlin– The signature ice skating rink located near the Pavilion at The Lawn. Skate under the stars set to the backdrop of joyful holiday music and an impressive 40-foot holiday tree overlooking the rink.  Stay warm with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s mobile coffee truck offering a variety of signature holiday beverages sure to please. November 11th, 2022– January 16th, 2023,  closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  Skate Rental is $16, all ages are welcome.  Check the link for hours and more info.