Christmas in Las Vegas is entertaining whether you’re a tourist or a local! There are so many things to do both on and off the strip. Here are some exciting events and activities you should check out this year.
- Christmas in Vintage Vegas
- Holiday Express at Springs Preserve
- St. Jude’s Night of Lights
- Glittering Lights at the Motor Speedway
- Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
- “Last Christmas” 80’s Holiday Party
- A Very Swingin’ Christmas
- MyVegas Blue Christmas
- Holiday Bike Ride
- “Holiday Cheer?”
- Holiday Express
- Holiday Magic at the LINQ Promenade
- Holiday Movie Series at Fashion Show Mall
- Holiday Movie Night
- “The Story is Told” Holiday Christmas Musical
- Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
- Ethel M’s Holiday Cactus Garden
- Snow Square Show & Santa at Town Square
- Mystic Falls Winter Wonderland
- Winterfest 2019
- Scuba Santa
- Cowabunga Bay Christmas Town
- Ice Skate at the Cosmopolitan
- Magical Forest at Opportunity Village
- Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade
- Downtown Summerlin Ice Skating Rink
Christmas in Vintage Vegas
Enjoy Hot Chocolate, goodies and networking with the Vintage Vegas community.
December 18, 2019 | 6pm – 8pm
1941 Houston Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Holiday Express at Springs Preserve
Be taken into Santa’s Village by the Holiday Express train! You will get to meet Santa at his cottage while enjoying cookie decorating, crafts, games and more!
The train runs from 2-6pm and departs every 30-minutes.
Open December 6-8, 13-15 and 20-23.
Cost: Tickets are $12/person
St. Jude’s Night of Lights
This event includes a fun time for all with hayrides, activities, live entertainment, games plus cookies with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
December 14, 2019 | 5-8pm
200 Wilson Circle, Boulder City, NV 89005
Cost: Free admission. $10 for all access activity wrist bands (which includes the activities mentioned above). Food and pics with Santa are a separate cost.
Glittering Lights at the Motor Speedway
Enjoy a drive through holiday experience where you can view a display made up of over 3 million LED lights.
Runs November 8, 2019 through January 5, 2020.
Cost: Tickets start at $20
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
Santa will be at Bass Pro Shops to meet your littles! There will also be crafts available to enjoy!
Photo sessions and crafts available by appointment only – must be made in-store.
Sessions available November 16, 2019 – December 24, 2019
8200 Dean Martin Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89139
“Last Christmas” 80’s Holiday Party
Celebrate the Holidays with this 80’s themed Christmas party at Able Baker Brewing.
December 18, 2019 | 7-10pm
1510 South Main Street, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Cost: Admission is free
A Very Swingin’ Christmas
This once a year show is back! See A Very Swingin’ Christmas at Ravello Lounge at the M Resort for a great evening!
December 21, 2019 | 8:30pm (There will be two 45 minute sets)
12300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89044
Cost: No cover
MyVegas Blue Christmas
MyVegas Magazine is hosting a holiday celebration at Blue Martini at Town Square! Jeff Timmons of 98 degrees will be performing. You can also enjoy other live music, pics with Santa, raffle prizes, and more!
Bring a toy for Toys for Tots! A goodie bag will be awarded to the first 100 people who bring a toy.
December 4, 2019 | 6-9pm
6593 Las Vegas Blv S, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Holiday Bike Ride
Enjoy a bike ride along Alta from RTC’s Westcliff Center, ending at NV Energy on Sahara Avenue. This is a 10-mile round trip ride where you will meet other local cyclists. Be sure to wear your holiday attire and deck out your bike!
December 14, 2019 | 8-10:30am
25 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Cost: Admission is 1 new unwrapped toy
If you’re looking to support your local Theater groups this Holiday season, be sure to check out “Holiday Cheer?” – a series of short plays at Lucas de Bohemia Theater.
Be prepared to laugh with themes like tales of a fed up Santa Claus and a spouse being dragged to his wife’s boss’s Thanksgiving dinner. Recommended for ages 13 and up with plays ranging from PG-13 to R.
1800 Industrial Road #200A, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Take a ride on the Holiday Express at the Life Springs Christian Church. There will be pictures with Santa, crafts, ice skating and more!
December 14, 2019 | 10am – 6pm
2075 E Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Holiday Magic at the LINQ Promenade
Enjoy a holiday celebration at the LINQ Promenade with performances, snow, lights and more!
Shows occur nightly through December 25, 2019 from 6-9pm at the top of every hour.
Fountain Stage Show takes place Thursday-Sunday.
3435 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Holiday Movie Series at Fashion Show Mall
Every Thursday in December, you can enjoy a Holiday movie with the family! They will be playing in the Great Hall (across from the Apple Store). All showings start at 6pm.
December 5, 2019: Chronicles of Narnia
December 12, 2019: Polar Express
December 19, 2019: A Christmas Carol
December 26, 2019: Happy Feet
3200 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Holiday Movie Night
Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, popcorn (or goldfish crackers) and watch “Elf” at Lucas de Bohemia Theater!
You’re welcome to wear pajamas and bring blankets (chair and floor seating are available).
December 18, 2019 | 6-8:30pm
1800 Industrial Rd Ste 200, Las Vegas, NV 89102
“The Story is Told” Holiday Christmas Musical
Mountaintop Faith Ministries is hosting a Christmas musical.
December 18, 2019 | 7-9pm
2845 Lindell Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
This year, you can experience Queen Bellisima’s kingdom along with her 30-foot castle. Gaze upon her soldiers, polar bears, a 42 foot Christmas Tree and even the 18-foot tall Queen herself.
Open 24 hours/day, 7-days a week from December 7, 2019 – January 4, 2020.
Ethel M’s Holiday Cactus Garden
Check out over a half million holiday lights glowing throughout the cactus garden at Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory.
November 5, 2019 – January 5, 2019 | Dusk to 10pm (holiday hours may vary)
Snow Square Show & Santa at Town Square
Enjoy winter magic with a 10 minute snowflake show at the Park in the heart of Town Square. Shows take place Monday – Thursday at 7pm and Friday-Sunday at 7 and 8pm. You can also gaze upon the Christmas tree that stands 45-feet tall.
Santa is in town for photos, as well! You can meet him November 17th – December 23rd with a reservation.
Mystic Falls Winter Wonderland
This indoor park transforms into a Winter Wonderland during the holidays – a tradition since 1994! Enjoy the spectacular decor, take a sneek peek inside Santa’s workshop and more! There is also a light show that takes place to your favorite holiday tunes every 2 hours from 2-10pm daily.
Sam’s Town – 5111 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, NV 89122
November 27, 2019 – January 1, 2020
The Henderson Events Plaza hosts its annual WinterFest with this year’s theme: Winter Blue Edition. Celebrate with the tree lighting ceremony, crafts, food, live entertainment, and a light parade!
December 13th from 6 – 9pm & December 14th from 12 – 5pm
- Tree Lighting: December 13th at 6pm
- Light Parade: December 14th at 5pm
200 S. Water St., Henderson, NV 89015
At the Silverton Casino, you’ll have the chance to see Santa swimming in the aquarium with 4,000 sea creatures including sharks, fish, sting rays and more. Santa also has the ability to talk to those who come and visit!
Saturdays & Sundays in December from 12-1:15pm and 2:15-3:30pm
Cowabunga Bay Christmas Town
Enjoy this water park all lit up for the Holidays! There are activities available for all to enjoy including ice skating, train rides, sledding hils and more!
November 29 – December 31, 2019
900 Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV 89011
Ice Skate at the Cosmopolitan
Enjoy skating on over 4,200 square feet of ice atop the Cosmopolitan! Special holiday drinks will be served at the bar that you can enjoy by the fire pits beside the rink. A light show (and snow shows) will take place every half an hour, as well as specialty movie nights on the big screen!
November 20, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Cost: Starting at $10
Magical Forest at Opportunity Village
Enjoy a truly magical experience at the Magical Forest. Proceeds are donated to a good cause with Opportunity Village. Gaze upon over 3 million lights and enjoy activities such as the forest train, slides, carousels and even meet Santa! You can also see Buddy the Elf in “Elf the Musical”!
6300 W. Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
November 29, 2019 – January 4, 2020 | Opens at 5:30pm daily
Cost: Tickets start at $15
Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade
This holiday parade is filled with jolly music, snow flurries, dancing and a visit from Santa!
The parade runs at 6pm December 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st down Park Center Drive in Downtown Summerlin.
Downtown Summerlin Ice Skating Rink
Enjoy some hot cocoa and skate the day away at the ice skating rink at the park in Downtown Summerlin. At night, twinkling lights hang overhead adding a touch of glowing holiday magic to the evening.
Operating Hours: View Here
Cost: $15 – $24
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*This information is up to date as of December 13, 2019