Here in the Entertainment Capital of the World, we know a thing or two about holiday celebrations. While it goes without saying that Christmas in Las Vegas is over-the-top, there are many family-friendly celebrations to enjoy. The team at Same Day Service, Co. made a list of some of our favorite family Christmas events in Las Vegas so that kids can have as much fun as the adults.
Christmas Events in Las Vegas
for Kids and Families
Yes, there will be spectacular lights. But we also have train rides, Santa meet-and-greets and ice-skating to experience. Our list of family-friendly Christmas events in Las Vegas has every classic Christmas activity but with our special Vegas flare!
The Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan
Every holiday season The Cosmopolitan hotel transforms their Boulevard pool into a Las Vegas ice rink for families to enjoy. With over 4,000ft of ice surrounded by holiday lights it’s like skating in Central Park though you’re in the middle of the desert.
But in true Las Vegas Christmas style, The Ice Rink also offers rink-side fire pits for roasting s’mores and a gourmet menu for an après-skate snack.
Location: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Dates: November 20th-December 20th, 3pm-11pm (Mon-Fri) Noon-11pm (Sat & Sun)
Winter Parq at The LINQ Promenade
If you’re looking for one of the best holiday shows for kids in Las Vegas with all the Vegas feels, look no further than The LINQ Promenade. This entertainment mecca in front of The LINQ hotel becomes a winter wonderland in December with hourly evening performances featuring light shows, dancers and real snow.
If this isn’t enough entertainment, you can always by tickets for The LINQ’s nearby High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Enjoy the view of Las Vegas Christmas lights from way up high!
Location: The LINQ Hotel & Casino
Dates: December 1st-30th with shows on the hour from 6-9pm
Holiday Express at Springs Preserve
Christmas events in Las Vegas aren’t just about lights and performances. Springs Preserve is a way to experience nature in the middle of Las Vegas. During the holidays, the Holiday Express train transports visitors through the Preserve’s decorated desert gardens and trails to Santa’s Village.
Upon arrival, activities abound with holiday crafts, games, cookie decorating, and the chance for pictures with Santa in Las Vegas.
Location: Springs Preserve
Date: December 6-8, 13-15, & 20-23, 11am-6pm (2pm-6pm on Fridays)
Holiday Cactus Garden at Ethel M Chocolates
Renowned chocolatier Ethel M has been hosting this Las Vegas holiday light display for over 25 years, making it one of the essential things to do in Las Vegas at Christmas.
Just 15 miles from the strip, the factory’s 3 acre cactus garden transforms with over 1 million Christmas lights, creating the chance for a desert-style holiday stroll. This event can be a whole night of entertainment with food trucks, outdoor holiday movies, and visits from Santa.
Location: Ethel M Chocolates
Dates: Tuesday, November 5th, 2019-Sunday, January 5th, 2020, nightly until 10pm
Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden
Christmas events in Las Vegas have to include a break from the hustle and bustle. The stunning holiday floral displays in the Bellagio’s opulent lobby conservatory provide just that.
While these massive displays change seasonally, the holiday display of large-scale creations include animals, trees, and winter scenes made exclusively from flowers and greenery. It’s truly a wonder to behold that’s kept secret until it’s unveiling the first week of December.
Location: The Bellagio
Dates: December 7th, 2019-January 4th, 2020
Make Homemade Christmas Cookies
If you’re just not in the mood to go out for a Las Vegas holiday event, stay in and bake some tasty treats for you and your family. There are tons of easy cookie recipes that are perfect for your kids to help out with.
Don’t let a broken oven or range stop the fun, though! If you need fast oven repair, give us a call. We’ll send a local technician to your home to fix the problem fast. You’ll be cookin’ up a storm in no time!
We hope our list of Christmas events in Las Vegas gives you a mix of classic Vegas style with family-friendly cheer. From all of us at Same Day Service, Happy Holidays!