When most think of Christmas, Vegas is not what often comes to mind. Yes, we've got parties galore and buffets on top of buffets, but did you know we've got some holiday cheer too? Check out these Christmas & holiday events happening in Las Vegas this season!
Annual Glittering Lights Display
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Until January 5th • $20 Per Vehicle
Drive your car through tunnels of lights and past displays of more than 3 million lights. You can hitch a ride with Santa on his tram, and enjoy kettle corn and hot chocolate for an extra cost.
Grab Selfies at Caesar's Forum Shops
Caesar's Palace decks out its Forum Shops every year, making it a destination for those holiday insta-pics! Check out it's a 40-foot tall fully decorated tree, it's 8-ft tall toy soldiers, giant wreath, and thousands of lights!
Holiday Parade in Summerlin
Until January 20th • Free Event
Not wanting to head to the Las Vegas Strip for holiday festivities? Check out the Park Centre in Summerlin every Friday & Saturday night at 6 pm for its holiday parade! Children can meet Santa by the Macy's, and make a stop by the Rock Rink for some ice skating!
Ice Skating at the Cosmopolitan
Until January 5th • Free Admission (all-day skating begins at $25 with discounts for locals, guests, and military)
Enjoy stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip while having fun on a skating rink. You can also enjoy cocktails and roasting s'mores by the fire pit! On Mondays and Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, skate while classic holiday movies are played on their giant digital marquee!
Cocktails at a Holiday Pop-Up Bar
The Sand Dollar Lounge
Until Tuesday, December 31st • Free Admission
The Sand Dollar Lounge has transformed into "Miracle on Spring Mountain" and is serving up holiday-themed craft cocktails daily from 4 pm – 4 am. Get into the jolly spirit, and show up in some festive wear!
Cowabunga Bay, Henderson
Until December 31st • Admission Begins at $20
Every year, Cowabunga Bay transforms into Christmas Town! You can sled down a 100-foot snow hill, ride on the Polar Express, dive into a snowball pit, and more!
Festive Floral Display at the Bellagio
Until January 4th • Free Admission
The conservatory at the Bellagio is always featuring a stunning themed display, and of course, they're going to bring some holiday cheer! The conservatory is currently filled with a 42-foot tall tree, and carnation floral designs shaped like polar bears, elves, and more!
Christmas at Fremont Street
Fremont Street, Downtown Las Vegas
December 12th • Free Admission
Fremont Street switches into holiday mode with its 50-ft Christmas tree, photos with Santa, and its newly-renovated overhead video-screen canopy!
Ethel M Chocolate Factory Cactus Garden
Until January 5th • Free Admission
Check out this 3-acre cactus garden decked out for the holidays with over one million lights! Photos with Santa are also available for purchase on certain days, food trucks will have dinner & dessert, and there is an outdoor movie theater playing classic holiday clips!