Christmas is a magical time of year, and there are so many ways to celebrate the holidays in Las Vegas, from ice skating to incredible decorations and displays! Many people think of Las Vegas as a hot weather destination, but Christmas in Las Vegas is filled with festive winter activities and a plethora of things to do for adults and families alike. Continue reading for some spectacular things to do during the holidays in Las Vegas:
1. HOLIDAYS ON BELLAGIO CONSERVATORY & BELLAGIO FOUNTAINS
From December 1st throughout the holiday season, the Bellagio Conservatory at the Bellagio pulls out all the stops and creates a colossal holiday display. This must-see comes decked out with classic staples such as a larger-than-life snow globe, a 42-foot tall live tree, playful polar bears made of thousands of carnations, penguins, and a ten-foot long train made from 1,200 red and white roses. While there, you can’t miss the Bellagio Fountains as they’ve been choreographed to holiday favorites like “Santa Baby” and “Carol of the Bells”. A visit to Bellagio is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
2. THE CHRISTMAS ICE RINK AT THE COSMOPOLITAN
The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas will welcome the return of The Ice Rink as Boulevard Pool transforms into a holiday spectacle high above the Las Vegas Strip. Everyone can enjoy Christmas Vegas style with roof-top ice skating on more than 4,200 square feet of real ice! You can also roast s’mores at fire pits, try adult renditions of seasonal cocktails, and take in breathtaking views surrounded by vibrant city lights. The Ice Rink is open Monday – Thursday from 3pm to midnight, and from noon to midnight Friday – Sunday. Ticket prices vary, but entry around the rink is free.
3. THE HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE AT THE PARK
The Holiday Experience at The Park brings the best of the holidays to the Strip. Every Friday through Sunday in December, and a few select dates in between, carolers will be strolling up and down The Park from 4pm – 8pm. Follow them to Toshiba Plaza an you’ll be greeted by pop-up dining experiences that offer holiday treats. There’s also a chance you’ll run into more live entertainment once you’re there. And since it’s a Las Vegas Christmas, you never know who’ll show up and put on a live show. The Park is located at 3782 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas NV 89109.
Las Vegas is universally known for its devotion to top-class entertainment and gambling. Now, many Las Vegas visitors are surprised at how much this lively and truly unique destination has to offer during the holidays.
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