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Get into the holiday spirit with these local Yuletide events!

Glittering Lights opens at Las Vegas Motor Speedway - November 8 to January 5

The award-winning, internationally acclaimed light park will be open every night through January 5. Las Vegas Motor Speedway will house the holiday spectacular of 2.5 miles of over 3 million dazzling lights.

Continuing its 19-year tradition as southern Nevada’s premiere drive-thru light show, Glittering Lights hosts different initiatives to support local charities, churches and schools. When people drive through millions of twinkling lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

  • Speedway Children’s Charities receives a portion of each ticket sold. In fact, Glittering Lights and the PJ5K make up a large sum of the donations the charity grants to more than 50 children’s charities in southern Nevada.
  • Goodwill of Southern Nevada collects clothing and household goods, transforming donated goods and monetary contributions into pathways to meaningful employment for Southern Nevadans in need. They offer a $5 discounted entry voucher to Glittering Lights when a donation of clothing or household items is made in store or at the entry gate.
  • Area Boy Scout troops gain interpersonal, money management and leadership skills when guests purchase food and beverages from concessions manned by them. They also earn money for camp activities that lead to their growth and development.


Downtown Summerlin announces annual holiday parade - November 15

The 2019 holiday season kicks off on Friday, November 15 with the arrival of Santa Claus and the debut of the annual holiday parade at Downtown Summerlin.

“Our hallmark holiday parade returns for another year of festive entertainment,” stated Halee Mason, marketing director, Downtown Summerlin. “In addition to the parade, the Santa Chalet returns for photos with St. Nick along with ice skating at Rock Rink and our signature Hanukkah celebration with Jewish Nevada and the JCC.”

The parade kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 15 and runs Friday and Saturday nights through December 21. This year’s production features enhanced floats and a brand new Charlie Brown inspired float. This holiday spectacular is one you won’t want to miss. All shows are free and open to the general public. Festivities take place on Park Centre Drive.

Following the parade on Friday, Nov. 15, guests are encouraged to walk to Las Vegas Ballpark for a special holiday movie on the field of Elf.

Santa Claus’ Chalet, presented by Pardee Homes, is located in the Macy’s Promenade through Dec. 24. It features a festive environment for children and adults, alike, to whisper their holiday wishes to Santa. Photo packages start at $29.99. Santa offers photos with pets on Tuesdays through Dec. 17 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Rock Rink, presented by Jing restaurant, is the premier ice skating rink located on The Lawn, also opens on Nov. 15. Hours vary. Skate rentals start at $15, and all ages are welcome. A festive holiday train runs through January 20. Rides are $4.00 per adult and child.

Downtown Summerlin is pleased to partner with Jewish Nevada and the JCC to host a one-night Hanukkah celebration on Dec. 23.


Fashion Show Las Vegas To Sleigh Into The Season With All-New Holiday Show, Pop-Up Activations & More - November 16 to December 26

Las Vegas’ premier shopping destination, Fashion Show Las Vegas will soon celebrate the season and transform into a holiday-inspired wonderland, complete with an array of festive experiences and offerings for the whole family. Kicking off mid-November, guests are invited to visit Fashion Show on the Las Vegas Strip throughout the holiday season and enjoy the all-new spectacular holiday show, pop-up activations, Santa photo experience, and more.

“It’s the most wonderful time of year and an even more joyous time at Fashion Show Las Vegas,” says Brent Gardner, general manager at Fashion Show Las Vegas. “We’re excited to partner with Entertainment Plus Productions to surprise and delight our shoppers and guests throughout the holiday season with new experiences and classic favorites for all to enjoy.”

A full list of holiday activities includes:

Show-Style Holiday Show

In partnership with Entertainment Plus Productions, Fashion Show will welcome its newest holiday runway show, “Holiday Glow” at The Great Hall. Set to debut on Black Friday (November 29), this 15-minute runway spectacular will ‘cheers’ to the holiday season with a multi-show experience featuring glam, couture and high-fashion all-in-one. The wildly imaginative showcase will enliven the heart of this shopping destination with a one-of-a-kind, culturally diverse experience the entire family will enjoy. “Holiday Glow” will perform every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the holiday season, with additional shows available the week of Christmas (Nov. 29-30; Dec. 1, 6-8, 13-15, and 20-24), available at noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm each day.

Cheerful Pop-Up Entertainment

Expect the unexpected with Fashion Show’s new holiday pop-up experiences. Available in surprise locations throughout the venue, Fashion Show will offer 'good tidings' to guests with an assortment of holiday-inspired activations. Locals and tourists alike will be able to revel in the holiday spirit with nostalgic and modern holiday activations such as a trio of violinists, holiday hip hop crew, and hunky Santa, to name a few. The pop-up entertainment will be available daily, November 29 through December 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Holly Jolly Photos

‘Tis the season for the perfect family photo! Fashion Show welcomes the return of its holiday Santa experience. Featuring variety of light-up holiday experiences from Santa’s interactive throne, touchscreen control, oversized neon lights and picturesque light up Christmas trees ranging from 12 feet to 30 feet high, guests will be able to mix and mingle with the Father of Christmas throughout the season, located at Neiman Marcus Court. In addition, families are welcome to get their picture taken with Santa himself, available starting on November 16 through Christmas Eve (Dec. 24).

Santa Cares Day

As part of the Say “Santa!” with It’s a Wonderful Lifetime photo takeover, Lifetime, Brookfield Properties, and the national advocacy organization, Autism Speaks, will join together for Santa Cares Day—a sensory friendly event providing early access and extra time to visit and take photos with Santa to families with kids with autism and other special needs. This special event will be held at Macy’s Court on November 24 and December 8. Families in need can schedule a visit with Santa on Santa Cares Day by visiting here. This special offer is available for one complimentary ticket per group/family.

Holiday Helpers at Guest Services

Fashion Show guests can take advantage of the helpful elves at Guest Services. The team at the Guest Services desk, located on Level 1 in front of Macy’s, will be able to assist guests with any shopping needs, making each guest experience merry and bright. From complimentary gift wrapping (with any same-day receipt up to five packages) to personal shopping assistance (find the perfect gift for anyone on your wish list), carry out support and more, guests can lean on the Guest Services team throughout the holiday season. Holiday gift wrapping will be available Thursday through Sunday, December 5 through December 22, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. In addition, the Guest Services team will spread holiday cheer with its door greeters, as well as mobile Guest Service stations, found throughout the destination.

Enhance the Shoppers’ Experience with Dropit

Using Dropit is quick and intuitive. Shoppers can visit any Dropit partner store within Fashion Show, shop and pay as usual, then use the Dropit app or in-store device to “drop” their bags. Any shopper can benefit, with the option to shop handsfree being as quick and simple as using a ride-hailing app. The service is ideal for Las Vegas visitors, such as tourists and conference delegates, who want to mix shopping with other activities. It’s also handy anyone for who might struggle with bags, such as parents, senior citizens, or those with disabilities. Experience handsfree shopping today when you purchase holiday gifts from stores such as 7 for All Mankind, AG Jeans, Guess, Marciano, Pandora, Sketchers, and more. To sign up, visit https://www.dropit.shop/fashion-show-las-vegas.

For more information about Fashion Show, or special events available throughout the holiday season, visit https://www.thefashionshow.com.


Santa's Arrival & Kick-Off Event at Bass Pro Shops - November 16

Join us in celebrating the Opening of Santa’s Wonderland Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

5:00 PM – Santa arrives via parade in front of store. Parade includes the Ed W. Clark High School Marching Band, the Boy Scouts, & much more. Cookies and cocoa will be available along with giveaways.

5:30 PM – Tree lighting and ribbon cutting. Drawings every 30 minutes for gift cards & Roll-Up Blankets starting at 5:30 PM. Last drawing at 7:30 PM. Registration opens for Digital Bass Pass line for photos with Santa. There will be a very limited number of available photo opportunities on opening night.

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Santa Stocking Craft & Photos with Santa.

Store location: 8200 Dean Martin Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89139


Galleria at Sunset is “Sleigh-in” it with Festive Events, Promotions and Photo Opportunities with Santa This Holiday Season - November 16 to December 24

Breakfast with Santa Claus

Join Galleria at Sunset as it kicks-off the holiday season and welcomes the big man in the red suit! Breakfast with Santa Claus will take place on November 16 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the Food Court.

The event will be complete with breakfast provided by Cereal Killerz Kitchen and Cinnabon; holiday crafts and activities; cookie decorating with Great American Cookie; face painting; and entertainment. Breakfast includes one food item and drink and tickets are $5 per person.

In addition, the first 100 guests that check-in and purchase breakfast will also get $15 off their Santa photo purchase of Package A or B only. Offer is valid that day only on a first come, first served basis.

Photos with Santa Claus

Santa Claus and his helpers will be at Galleria at Sunset for photos with families and children November 16 through December 24 in the Center Court.

Galleria at Sunset is making this year the most convenient and hassle-free yet! Guests can skip the line by making an appointment and purchasing a photo package in advance with the Santa Fast Pass. The Santa Fast Pass is available through GalleriaAtSunset.com and reservations can be made online. Same day appointments are available.

In addition, guests are encouraged to join Santa for themed photo days and a special promotion, which provides 20 percent off the purchase of photo Package A or B only, while supplies last:

  • Pet photos will take place every Tuesday, November 19 through December 17. The first 200 guests will be eligible for the discount. All pets must be leashed or in a carrier. Dogs and cats only please.
  • Family PJ photo days will be held every Wednesday, November 20 through December 18. Families should come dressed to impress in their favorite holiday pajamas. The first 150 guests will be eligible for the discount.
  • Ugly sweater photo days are on Thursdays, November 21 through December 19. The first 150 guests that show up in their ugliest holiday sweaters will be eligible for the discount.

Visit Guest Services or GalleriaAtSunset.com for pricing information and hours. For special needs accommodations, please call 702.434.0087.

Salvation Army Angel Tree

The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program is an American tradition that has been providing children in need with Christmas smiles for years. Spread the holiday cheer November 29 through December 14, by visiting the Lower Level of JCPenney to pick up an Angel Tag from a representative, which includes a child’s gender, age range and toy suggestion.

Take a tag, buy a gift and return to the collection box that will be provided. Interested participants can pick up tags and drop off gifts daily between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Letters to Santa

Join Mrs. Claus and friends on December 7 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Kohl’s Court for the Holiday Kid's Club event. In addition to writing letters to Santa, attendees can enjoy live entertainment, train rides, holiday activities and keepsake crafts. The event is free and no RSVP is required. All guests will get to visit with Santa.

Sunset Students get in the Holiday Spirit

Shoppers will also have the opportunity to support Henderson schools through Galleria at Sunset’s ‘Sunset Shoppers’ program this holiday season.

Opportunities to earn double, triple and bonus points for schools in December, include:

  • Earn triple points in December when shopping at Yankee Candles or dine at Rodizio Brazilian Steakhouse.
  • Check in at the Letters to Santa event on December 14 to earn double points.
  • Unlock bonus points by visiting the ‘Sunset Students’ photo booth at Breakfast with Santa Claus on November 16.

Shoppers can help earn points for participating Henderson schools by presenting their receipts to Galleria at Sunset Guest Services Center or by submitting online at MarketingGuru.com/Receipts.


Magical Forest to Hold Annual Tree Lighting Celebration - November 29

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And that is especially true at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest, which will open its gates on Friday, November 29th with their annual Tree Lighting Celebration. The non-profit organization, which provides programs and services to adults with disabilities, is thrilled to invite you to their signature kick-off event where there is more in store for you than ever before!

On this special day Santa and Mrs. Claus make their arrival to the Magical Forest in a very unique fashion, as they trade in their old sleigh for an Airbus H130 “Ecostar” helicopter care of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters. The world’s largest and longest-running aerial sightseeing company has flown in the jolly man straight from the North Pole since 2015. “We continue to partner with Opportunity Village because it is wonderful to give support to this incredible community that serves those with intellectual disabilities. It is also an added bonus that Santa says he loves our helicopters since they’re also red!” says Irit Langness, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters.

From there, Santa and Mrs. Claus will take the stage where they will be joined by two-time GRAMMY nominee and one of the country’s finest vocalists, Clint Holmes, who is currently headlining the “Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating The Music of Ray Charles” tour and Melody Sweets, who originated the role of the Green Fairy in ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace as “The Green Fairy” and sell-out shows at the Smith Center called “The Sweets’ Spot.”

Mayor Carolyn Goodman, escorted by The Chippendales, will be responsible for flipping the switch on the OV Tree, a responsibility she has held since 2011. This year, however, it won’t be that easy. We’ve heard rumblings that someone who isn’t a fan of the holidays may try to derail her plans. The Ice King is on the loose and is ready to take on Santa in an epic battle complete with a not-to-be-missed pyrotechnic show.

Entertainment kicks off when the gates open at 5:30 p.m. and if all goes as planned and Santa and his team defeat the Ice King (spoiler alert: the good guys always win!) we will celebrate with holiday carols, some serious snowfall and a firework show fit for the Las Vegas Strip.

Other guests include Congresswoman Dina Titus, Lorena Peril of Fantasy, OV Ambassadors, Opportunity Village President and CEO Bob Brown and VP of Philanthropy Adam Joseph, our mascot OV Bear, and Buddy the Elf. Buddy will be there to not only help energize the crowd upon Santa’s arrival, but the 29th will also be the debut performance of “Elf The Musical” at the Magical Forest, complimentary for all Forest-goers.

Tickets to the Magical Forest may be purchase online at www.MagicalForest.com or at the box office. Gates open nightly at 5:30 p.m. starting November 29th and running through January 4th. We are closed on December 25th for Christmas and are hosting a separately ticketed event for New Year’s Eve on December 31st.


Las Vegas Christmas Town Returns To Cowabunga Bay - November 29 through December 31

Las Vegas Christmas Town will transform Cowabunga Bay once again into an unforgettable holiday destination this Christmas season, Friday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 31. The winter wonderland will feature one-of-a-kind entertainment and attractions including a 40-foot Christmas tree, 100-foot sledding hill, 40-passenger Polar Express train ride, laser tag, photos with Santa Claus, flashing light shows with over 3 million glistening lights and much more for an all-inclusive one time entry fee.

Entry to Las Vegas Christmas Town includes all activities and attractions, offering guests the best value in Las Vegas. Entry tickets will include the following season-long activities:

  • St. Nick's Lighting Spectacular – Over 3 million twinkling lights will illuminate the entire park each night, dancing to the tune of classic holiday music.
  • Polar Express Train Ride – Passengers will be dashing through Las Vegas Christmas Town on a magical 40-passenger Polar Express train ride, showcasing every attraction and running into a few Christmas characters as well!
  • Jingle Bell Sledding Hill – Adventurers will get in the holiday spirit sledding down the 100-foot tall hill of real snow.
  • Yuletide Laser Tag – In the holiday-themed laser tag arena, guests can get their thrills testing their laser tag skills.
  • Santa Claus' Cozy Cottage – Free of charge and open to all ages, guests are invited to meet Santa Claus inside his cozy cottage and take photos creating memories that will last a lifetime.
  • ‘Let It Snow’ Spectacular – Guests can bask in the breathtaking light show as flashing lights with animated visual sequences come alive to classic holiday music, thanks to the newest technology paired with RGB lighting. The light show spectacular will bring snow to the desert with real snow showers accompanying the experience!
  • Blitzen's Bounce House Bonanza – Visitors can take on the challenge of completing the 40-foot inflated Christmas obstacle course.
  • Merry Magic Tree – The 40-foot tall Merry Magic Tree features over 500,000 lights, making the perfect holiday Instagram spot.
  • Frosty’s Snow Ball Pit Fun – A play on a classic holiday season activity, guests can partake in a “snow” ball fight in Frosty the Snowman’s wondrous ball pit.
  • Tiny Tim’s Train Ride – A mini train ride for the tiny ones in your life.
  • Christmas Characters – Surprise appearances by classic Christmas favorites, such as the Grinch, will pop up throughout the evenings.
  • Letter’s to Santa – Throughout Las Vegas Christmas Town, stations will be set up for children to write letters to Santa and place directly into the Santa Mailbox.
  • Rock Wall – Don’t look down! Guests can challenge their friends and family to climb the towering rock wall.
  • Face Painting – Guests can channel their favorite holiday characters with fun holiday face paint!

In addition to the above experiences, thrill-seekers can help Rudolph save Christmas by helping defeat the Grinch and Abominable Snowman in the exciting Rudolph Saves Christmas Paintball attraction for $10 per 100 paint balls.

Las Vegas Christmas Town guests will also have the opportunity to dine on classic holiday comfort foods and treats prepared by Cowabunga Bay’s culinary experts. Holiday treats available at the attraction include the Holiday Turkey Sandwich, Thanksgiving Pizza, Pumpkin Pie, Holiday Beignets and of course, Hot Chocolate.

Las Vegas Christmas Town will be open Friday, Nov. 29 – Monday, Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Sunday – Thursday and 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. on Friday - Saturday. General admission tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased online at lasvegaschristmastown.com or at the park upon arrival. Children two years of age and under receive complimentary admission. Cowabunga Bay season ticket holders will receive free entry Monday, Dec. 2 – Thursday, Dec. 5. Tickets purchased before Thursday, November 28 will receive 25 percent off. Cowabunga Bay season ticket holders will receive $5 off admission for the remainder of the attraction.

Cowabunga Bay is located at 900 W Galleria Drive. Henderson Nevada 89014. For more information call Las Vegas Christmas Town at 661-549-7646 or visit lasvegaschristmastown.com.


Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment presents A Very Terry Christmas 2, The Sequel - November 29 to December 30

Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment presents A Very Terry Christmas 2, The Sequel, a holiday-themed performance by Terry Fator and his amazing cast. Terry’s annual Christmas shows are Las Vegas’ most famous and anticipated holiday tradition. This year’s updated show continues that festive and fun tradition, while adding new characters, new comedy, new songs and a new theme as Fator and cast of stars celebrate the holidays with comedy, singing, celebrity impersonations and ventriloquism. A Very Terry Christmas 2, The Sequel features Christmas classics, original comedic songs and a quick lesson about “Juana,” a holiday guaranteed to make the audience laugh.

In addition to multi-year Best in Las Vegas winner Terry Fator himself, A Very Terry Christmas 2, The Sequel, features an all-star cast with pre-show entertainer Ben Harris and Terry’s most lovable characters: Winston, the Impersonating Turtle, Vikki “The Cougar,” country legend Walter T. Airdale, Duggie Scott Walker, Emma Taylor, the world’s greatest Elvis impersonator Maynard Tompkins, Fernando V Francisco, “Elton John,” “Willie Nelson,” “Justin Bieber,” “Dolly Parton,” “Dean Martin,” “Frank Sinatra,” “Sammy Davis Jr.,” “Ozzy Osbourne,” “Stevie Wonder” and “David Bowie.”

Shows will be held Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. There will be select Friday and Saturday shows, and a special 9 p.m. performance will take place Monday, Dec. 16)

Tickets start at $39.95, and can be purchased at any MGM Resorts International box office, by phone at 702-792-7777 or 800-963-9634 or online at mirage.com


Who will be sleighed? Celebrate this holiday season with marriage can be murder - December 1 to January 2

‘Tis the season for Las Vegas’ favorite murder-mystery dinner show to re-decorate the showroom and create a new murderous plot, holiday style. Marriage Can Be Murder announces the return of their holiday shows and company parties, inviting guests to participate in the show and solve a unique holiday mystery sprinkled with sights and sounds of the season. The award-winning show’s holiday performance runs nightly at the D Las Vegas, from December 1 to January 2. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for salad service and shenanigans with the show promptly starting at 6:28 p.m.

“Our holiday shows jingle some Christmas spirit into the murderous fun,” said creator and actor Jayne Post. “We’re celebrating twenty years of Marriage Can Be Murder and love to add twists around the holidays. You never know, even Rudolf could be a suspect.”

But ho-ho-ho-hold on, there’s more. Limited seating is still available for semi-private and private company parties on select November and December dates, a great tradition for team building and bonding.

“We had the best time last year with Marriage Can Be Murder for our company’s private holiday party,” said Ryan Reeves, CEO of Academica Nevada. “It was easy to plan and coordinate. Our team still raves about the experience.”

Ticket Pricing

General $75.27++

Three-course meal, non-alcoholic beverage, server gratuity, taxes, and fees.

VIP $89.03++

Three-course meal, alcoholic beverage (1), souvenir T-shirt, priority seats, server gratuity, taxes, and fees.

R.I.P. $105.54++

It’s 15 minutes of fame – participate in the show! Three-course meal, alcoholic beverages (2), souvenir photo and T-shirt, premium seating, server gratuity, taxes, and fees.

All tickets are inclusive of food, a drink and server gratuity. Each audience member is served a three-course meal: Pre-Killing Course, Main Corpse... Course and Death by Sugar. Tickets can be purchased at theD.com or by calling the box office at 702-388-2111. Group and private party quotes are available.


The Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild Will Host “A December to Remember” - December 1

The Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild will host a December to Remember event on Sunday, December 1st, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Las Vegas National Golf Club (1911 E Desert Inn Rd, 89169).

Emceed by Brandon Burk, the event will include a wine reception from 6:00-7:00 p.m., a silent auction, dinner, and musical entertainment by the Clark County High School Chorus, the Clark County High School String Ensemble, and by “The Rat Pack is Back!” (with exclusive meet & greet).

Special performance by Kayla Quijano, the winner of the 2019 Cox Communications Las Vegas Philharmonic Youth Concerto Competition. Guests are encouraged to dress in festive holiday attire.

Tickets are $150 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Adrienne Dabah with the Guild at vicvegas@cox.net or 702-461-6286.

Tickets are also sold on Eventbrite and Facebook Events under “A December to Remember.” Proceeds from the event will benefit the education programs of the Las Vegas Philharmonic in addition to the organization’s newest community enrichment program, Music Van.

Guild President Shirley Kramer states, “Our December to Remember event continues our long-standing tradition of raising funds for the organization through signature events, and will be an opportunity for guests to enjoy superlative live entertainment, exciting silent auction shopping, and great food. All proceeds from the event will support the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s Youth programs and the newly launched Music Van education and community enrichment project.”


Rodeo Way at Cowboy Christmas to Feature Unique Exhibits for Attendees - December 5 to 14

Rodeo Way, one of the six main interactive elements of Cowboy Christmas, will feature unique exhibits that highlight the best of rodeo.

Free to the public, Cowboy Christmas will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. from Dec. 5 - 14. To add to the overall experience, RMEF’s Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo will be co-located upstairs in the South Halls from Cowboy Christmas.

Designed as one of the main attractions of the Cowboy Christmas layout in the South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Rodeo Way is built to look like an old Western town. The area features eight interactive booths, each specially decorated allowing fans to experience a wide array of memorabilia and rodeo history.

Exhibitors include Calgary Stampede, Cheyenne Frontier Days, Corpus Christi, Days of ’47, Indian National Finals Rodeo, Pendleton Round-Up, San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and Travel Oregon.

Adjacent to Rodeo Way is the Coors Rodeo Saloon. Located near the east end of Cowboy Christmas, the full-service Western saloon features video screens with a replay of the prior night’s Wrangler NFR performance.

In addition to Rodeo Way, Cowboy Christmas will include the following main anchor displays and programming elements:

  • Wrangler Rodeo Arena – The arena will seat more than 1,100 fans and feature the Flag Girl Competition, Exceptional Rodeo presented by NV Energy and, for the fourth consecutive year, the Junior World Finals with championship competitions in bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, girls and boys breakaway, team roping, tie-down roping, pole bending and barrel racing;
  • Rodeo Live presented by RODEOHOUSTONÒ – Daily features include Flint Rasmussen’s “Outside the Barrel,” RFD-TV’s Western Sports Roundup and Keepin’ it Country with host Andy Griggs. New in 2019 is the Cowboys for Conservation Calcutta;
  • NFR Central – This area will feature radio remotes, contestant and musician autograph sessions, giveaways and more. Dale Brisby will also be in attendance;
  • Great Wall of Rodeo presented by Calgary Stampede – This fan favorite features a graphic of all Wrangler NFR contestants and other interactive elements;
  • Bites and Brews presented by Total Feeds – A series of custom food and beverage carts will be located on the second floor adjacent to the Wrangler Rodeo Arena.


The Las Vegas Great Santa Run - December 7

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Las Vegas Great Santa Run on Saturday, December 7! Runner’s World and SHAPE Magazines agree this is one of the country’s 10 best costume runs.

This internationally recognized holiday tradition is a major fundraiser for Opportunity Village, providing vital programs, services and job training and placement for people with intellectual disabilities.

Help Opportunity Village have a record-breaking year as thousands of Santas converge downtown for the Las Vegas Great Santa Run.

Register today at LVSantaRun.com.


Downtown Container Park Ho-Ho-Hosts 2nd Annual Holiday Breakfast with Santa - December 7 and December 14

Jingle all the way to Downtown Container Park this holiday season! Downtown Las Vegas’ open-air shopping center & entertainment venue will host a special ho-ho-holiday breakfast hosted by Father Christmas himself, Santa Claus!

Christmas comes early to Container Park as Santa Claus rides into town to deck the park with holiday cheer! On Saturday, December 7th and Saturday, December 14th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., families and holiday devotees are invited to celebrate Christmas early with ‘Breakfast with Santa’! For $15 per child and $35 per adult, each ticket will include bottomless breakfast bites featuring an omelet station, Belgian waffles, bacon, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, custom take home ornament and more. Adults 21 and over can make their morning and spirits bright with $15 all-you-can-drink mimosas. Beginning on Saturday, November 30th and continuing every Saturday through December 21st, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. guests will also have the opportunity to take photos and meet-and-greet with Santa to personally deliver their holiday wishlists.

To purchase tickets to Container Park’s ‘Breakfast with Santa’ event, please visit www.downtowncontainerpark.com.


The Christmas Experience at Liberty Baptist Church located - December 8

The Christmas Experience at Liberty Baptist Church located at 6501 W. Lake Mead Blvd. It will take place on December 8 from 5pm – 7:30pm. There will be games, jump houses, raffles, a climbing wall, and a Christmas Walkthrough. Christmas trees will be given out for free while supplies last.


Christmas Classics Concert at Grace Presbeterian Church - December 15

Don't miss our FREE Christmas choir and orchestra concert at Grace Presbyterian Church. Lots of favorite Christmas carols and songs to get your holiday off to a great start!

Featuring the Christmas Choir, and Pipe Organ, with Chamber Orchestra and Bells of Grace.

The concert will take place Sunday, December 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Grace Presbyterian Church
Central Campus Sanctuary
1515 W. Charleston Blvd


Nevada Public Radio Presents: Holiday Trivia Night at the Brooklyn Bowl - December 18

An evening of holiday themes trivia, conversation and cocktails

Wednesday, Dec. 18
Doors: 6 p.m.
Tickets: $10
Ages: 18+

Click here to purchase tickets


Eat, Drink And Be Merry At Flights This Holiday Season - December 24

This holiday season, FLIGHTS will deck the halls and serve festive offerings for guests celebrating the most wonderful time of the year. Located inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the restaurant known for its tapas-style comfort food and one-of-a-kind cocktail program, will offer an exclusive holiday menu on Christmas Eve.

For $39 per person, a corn tostada, Caesar salad and a selection of pitas and dips are offered in the first course, followed by ham with honey Dijon glaze and roasted prime rib as main entrées. To complement the entrées, guests can choose from sides including mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, Hawaiian rolls, meatballs with Lingon berries and asparagus. Pumpkin pie and apple pie are offered for dessert.


Rí Rá Las Vegas Offers Irish Christmas Menu for the Holidays - December 25

Rí Rá Las Vegas, located inside the Shoppes at Mandalay Place, brings an Irish Christmas to all by offering a special holiday menu inside the authentic Irish pub, available on Wednesday, Dec. 25 from 11 a.m. until close.

The Christmas menu includes a traditional Irish Christmas Dinner ($26), roasted turkey and gravy served with a sage stuffing, roasted potatoes, brussels sprouts, carrot and parsnip mash, homemade cranberry sauce and a soft dinner roll. For an additional $7, guests can add ham to their entrée. The Ham Christmas Dinner ($25) includes ham glazed with orange juice, clove and honey, served with sautéed green beans, Yukon smashed potatoes and Jameson honey-glazed carrots, homemade cranberry sauce and a soft dinner roll.

For dessert, Rí Rá offers an Espresso Panna Cotta ($10), served with salted caramel Christmas bark, chocolate, caramel and crackers.

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. – 2 a.m. Monday – Thursday, and 9 a.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. For additional information or to make reservations, please visit Rí Rá’s website or call 702-632-7771.


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