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Holiday & Christmas Activities in Las Vegas

I’m so excited for all the fun activities coming up this holiday season in Las Vegas! Here’s some activities that I’m most looking forward to attending.


Enchant Christmas

Enchant came to Las Vegas last year for the first time and it was magical! They have two locations this year (Las Vegas Ballpark and Resorts World). You'll walk through snow falling, gorgeous lights, a scavenger hunt for kids, ice skating (extra fee), and photos with Santa. They also have amazing treats available for purchase.


For the Las Vegas Ballpark it begins November 25 - January 1. Tickets starting at $34 for adults and $20 for children. On select Wednesday nights you'll get one free child's ticket when you buy any adult, senior, or military admission ticket.


For Resorts World Las Vegas it's open November 19 - January 1. Tickets start at $44 for adults and $23 for children.



Ethel M Cactus Holiday Garden

Walk through the Cactus Garden at Ethel M Chocolates Factory — the lights are gorgeous! Plus you can see the factory, grab treats and hot chocolate, and take photos with Santa!


It’s open Nov 5 - Jan 1 nightly from 5pm - 10pm. Entry is just $1 per person. No reservations needed.


Ethel M Chocolates Cactus Garden


Glittering Lights Drive-Thru Light Show

Drive-thru holiday lights at the motor speedway. Each section of lights is sponsored by different local companies, my kids loved seeing the different themed lights. You can also purchase treats and hot chocolate.


November 10, 2022 – January 8, 2023. Tickets start at $29 per car.


See my full review of Glittering Lights here!

Glittering Lights Drive-Thur Light Show at the Motor Speedway


Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade

We love this free holiday parade at Downtown Summerlin! The floats are so well done, plus at the end it snows. The parade dates for 2022 are: Nov 18, 19, 25, 26 and Dec 2, 3, 10, 16, 17. The parade begins at 6pm.


Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade


Magical Forest at Opportunity Village

The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village is beautiful, fun for the kids, and it benefits the local charity Opportunity Village. There's a beautiful forest to walk through with beautiful lights & decorations and several amusement rides.


Magical Forest at Opportunity Village


Downtown Summerlin Rock Rink & Holiday Train

At Downtown Summerlin you can ice skate next their their gorgeous huge Christmas tree. They have skate aids available to young kids. See my full review and details here.


If you have little ones who aren't ready to ice skate you can ride the Holiday Train located right next to the rink.

Ice Skating Rink at Downtown Summerlin


Bellagio Conservatory: Holiday

November 19 - January 1


The Bellagio Conservatory is always gorgeous for the holidays! Plus, it's free! While you're there don't forget to check out the water fountain show and the largest chocolate foundation in the world (both also free to see!)



Boulder City Santa Express

Santa Express is November 25 - December 22.


Ride a train, read a holiday story, stop at Santa's Village with hot chocolate cookies, and take photos with Santa.


Tickets start at $30 per adult and $25 per child (1 year old and younger are free).


We haven't done the Santa Express, but here's their website for more info.


Tivoli Village Horse & Carriage Rides

At Tivoli Village on select Fridays and Saturdays throughout December (Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 10, Dec. 16, Dec. 17 and Dec. 23) they will offer free horse and carriage rides and live performing artists.


Gilcrease Orchard

Every year at Gilcrease Orchard they do wagon rides and Santa visits! Dates are still TBA.


Christmas in Color

A drive-thru light show located at Cowabunga Bay in Henderson! I love that when you buy a ticket you reserve a specific time — no long unexpected waits to get in! Tickets start at $35. You can find more info on their website.


Snow Carnival

Located at the M Resort, the Snow Carnival will have REAL SNOW to play in! This event will have snow tubing, inner tube merry-go round, Holiday Express train, snowball fight area, and snow play areas. Tickets are $36.99 for adults and $29.99 for kids. Kids 2 and younger are free. Open November 23 - January 8. See more information on their website.

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