There are lots of fun things to do in Vegas this Holiday Season. Here are a few suggestions for you and your friends and family!
Every Friday and Saturday night at 6pm, the streets of Downtown Summerlin light up with a parade featuring floats inspired by classical holiday movies. The parade is free and runs through December 22nd.
From NOW through December 24th, you can visit Santa’s Chalet located at the Macy’s Promenade. This year features a forest of pines with playful deer, sculpted in hues of winter white, red, and green that transforms the location to a magical mountain chalet. This festive environment can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. Photo packages start at $24.99 and pet photos with Santa are on Tuesdays between 7pm and 9pm. Now through December 20th the hours are Monday through Saturday 10am to 9pm and Sundays from 11am to 7pm; December 21st and 22nd the hours will be from 9am to 10pm; 10am to 10pm on December 23rd and 8am to 5pm on Christmas Eve day.
Rock Rink is back at Downtown Summerlin this year again too! General admission is $15 and includes skate rental. You can get private lessons, rent the rink for a party or even get a “10 Pack Punch Card”. This year the Rock Rink is open until January 21st. visit www.downtownsummerlin.com for hours.
MAGICAL FOREST AT OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE
Do you have your tickets for Magical Forest yet? They are open NOW through December 31st starting at 5:30pm. Come out and enjoy the holidays in a winter wonderland filled with sparkling lights, nightly entertainment and great food. This year they have added over 1 million lights and feature a synchronized music show that runs every 30 minutes from open to close. They’ve added 3 new rides and a mini-golf course too. Julie and John have their tickets for next Tuesday, December 11th and will be heading over right after they close up the office. Maybe you’ll see them there! For more info go to www.magicalforest.com
GLITTERING LIGHTS AT THE LAS VEGAS MOTORSPEEDWAY
Drive through MILLIONS of lights now through after the New Year, starting at Dusk. Travel in your own vehicle or jump on the Santa Tram for an open air 2.5 mile ride. Concessions are available and benefit the Southern Nevada Boy Scout troops. For tickets and packages visit www.glitteringlightslasvegas.com
THE ICE RINK at the Cosmopolitan
The Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan has been transformed into a winter wonderland high above the Las Vegas Strip. Skate across real ice, roast s’mores by a fire and enjoy some tasty seasonal food and beverages while surrounded by the glittering lights of Las Vegas. They even have light snowfall throughout the evening. Go to www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com for more info.