Holiday Events Planner

From "The Nutcracker" to holiday light displays, find events full of seasonal cheer.

Updated: November 01, 2004

Holiday Events

Sunset Park

2601 E Sunset Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89120

Drive-thru holiday display features 400 animated, twinkling displays with more than eight million colored lights. Runs through January 4, $13 per car.

Fremont Street

425 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89103

The holiday season begins downtown with the Great Santa Run (Dec. 6) and the seven-day Holiday Festival kicks off with a tree lighting on Dec. 13.

Springs Preserve

333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107

A holiday light display, carolers and horse-drawn carriage rides highlight the Winter Lights Festival, through Dec. 30.

Ethel M Chocolate Factory & Cactus Garden Tours

2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89104

The cactus garden is illuminated with more than 250,000 colored lights and old Saint Nick holds court on a gold throne in the garden's gazebo on weekends beginning in mid-November.

Aston Montelago Village Resort

30 Strada Di Villaggio, Henderson, NV 89011

The floating ice rink returns to Lake Las Vegas and this year is extended until February 15, allowing for a romantic Valentine's Day skate, $12-$15.

Arc Inc Opportunity Village

6300 W Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Santa Claus appears nightly at the Magical Forest where children can ride the Forest Express train and gawk at the amazing light display.

Town Square Las Vegas

6605 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Palm trees are rung with colored lights and a Norman Rockwell holiday display gets shoppers in a cheery mood.

Silverton Casino, LLC

3333 Blue Diamond Road, Las Vegas, NEVADA 89139

Visit the "Underwater Santa," where the man in red will chat with visitors about what they want for Christmas from his underwater throne, with the Silverton mermaids serving as his special helpers. (Dec.6-7 and 13-14, 9am-1:15pm)

More Winter Favorites

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort

3620 N Rancho Dr Ste 101, Las Vegas, NV 89130

Hit the slopes for some top skiing in the desert.


3600 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Don't miss the Bellagio's holiday display as they turn the conservatory into a winter wonderland.

Ice Arena at Fiesta Hotel & Casino

2400 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89031

Kids, young and old, will enjoy this state-of-the-art ice rink that offers public skating.

Forum Gifts & Sundries

3500 Las Vegas Blvd S Ste N29, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Do your holiday shopping at this mall that offers more than 160 boutiques and shops, along with a recent 175,000-square-foot expansion.

Qua Baths & Spa

3570 Las Vegas Blvd Ste 1, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Warm up with a cup of tea before your treatment.