Are you thinking of traveling for the holidays to Las Vegas?
You should be! Las Vegas is a great place to spend the holidays with your family. Our temperatures are cool, but not freezing, EVERYTHING remains open during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and there are a ton of family events to enjoy!
When you book your trip this season, make sure you find time for these awesome Christmas events!
The Bellagio conservatory is beautiful and breathtaking year round, but perhaps even more so during the holiday season. Enjoy this free exhibit and let you senses experience the holidays in the breathtaking surrounding of this botanical enchantment! The entire exhibit is made from flowers and other botanical that are maintained every morning. While you are there – step outside and enjoy the fountains as well! The Bellagio Conservatory is open 7 days a week 24 hours, and located at 3600 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109. The Christmas decorations will go up after thanksgiving, until which time the Fall Harvest decorations will be viewable.
Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speed – For $15 per car, your whole family can enjoy over 2.5 miles of over 1 Million LED lights. This year they have added Santa’s corner where your family can stop and meet Santa and enjoy some hot cocoa! 100% of Las Vegas Motor Speedway proceeds will benefit Speedway Children’s Charities. Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will also benefit Goodwill of Southern Nevada and the Boy Scouts. This event is located at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, NV 89115 Nov. 18-Jan. 1. The park will be open Monday – Thursday, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Friday – Sunday, 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Holiday Spectacular at Springs Preserve – Experience a family-friendly winter wonderland filled with fun, colorful excitement and much more! Bathed in the glow of thousands of colorful, eco-friendly LED lights, the family-friendly celebration will feature tasty treats, holiday arts and crafts, train and reindeer (pony) rides for the little ones, photos with Santa, and for the first time, an ice-skating rink! Rumor has it there may even be a little snow. Live entertainment includes nightly performances by high school madrigal singers. In addition, the Springs Amphitheater will be the venue for holiday music by a wide array of local artists, including Kid Fiddlers, Rag Time Entertainment, Beth Mullaney, The Rock Group and much more. Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 17-23 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Admission is $8 per adult, and $5 per child.
Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Cactus Garden – Every year the Cactus Garden gets a magical makeover complete with thousands of twinkling lights and over 300 species of cactus! This three acre walk will help you burn off the calories from the mini chocolate treats you may just have to indulge in! The exhibit runs from mid-November to early January and is open 7 days a week except for Christmas day. Hours: Mon. – Sun. 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily Chocolate Factory Tour Hours: Mon. – Thur. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Cactus Gardens are located at 2 Cactus Garden Drive Henderson, NV 89014.
Ride the Santa Train
Just outside of Las Vegas in Boulder City NV, you and your family can board the Santa Train! During the 1 hour long train ride, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting children from car to car. The train is decorated with lots of fun decorations for your child to enjoy. The Santa Train runs Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18th with boarding times at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00. Make sure you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your train. Be sure to bring your letters to Santa to drop into Santa’s Mailbox! Tickets can sell out, so advance purchase is recommended. Tickets are $5 per person. The Santa train is located at 600 Yucca Street Boulder City, Nevada 89005.
This is a compensated post, but all thoughts are 100% my own. I plan on taking my family to most if not all of these holiday treats.
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