Ethel M Holiday Cactus Garden
See hundreds of catci and succulents strung with more than 1 million lights, now through January 1.
Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Pack up the family sleigh and cruise past—and under—more than 3 million holiday lights arranged around the Speedway’s two-and-a-half-mile perimeter (through January 7).
Hanukkah menorah lightings
The festival of lights begins December 12 with a celebration at Downtown’s Fremont Street Experience, then continues on nights two (Downtown Summerlin) and three (the District at Green Valley Ranch) in the suburbs.
The weeklong appreciation of African-American culture affirms “African values, culture and community with purpose” with a December 30 gathering at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre.
Little Christmas Town at Wet ’n’ Wild
Slide down sledding hills instead of water slides during the park’s holiday overlay, which also features a skating rink, train rides, Santa and more (through December 31).
Mystic Falls Park Winter Wonderland
The water and laser show inside Sam’s Town’s massive atrium gets a holiday makeover, through December 23.
Opportunity Village Magical Forest
This family-friendly local tradition has something for everyone, from sparkling lights to Santa himself (through December 31).
Polar Express 4-D Experience
Travel to the North Pole in this immersive attraction at the Excalibur (through January 2).
Go joyriding with Santa on Boulder City’s Nevada Southern Railway through December 17.
Seasonal skating rinks
Besides Wet ’n’ Wild, Valley residents can ice skate during December at the Cosmopolitan, Green Valley Ranch, Downtown Summerlin, the Park and Ethel M Chocolates’ Holiday Cactus Garden.