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Holidays

Four reasons Dragons love Christmas in Vegas.

Piff the Magic Dragon leads the Vegas holiday-show parade

December 7th, 2017

Four reasons Dragons love Christmas in Vegas.

  • FeaturedHolidays

    They’re synced up with a curated list of songs, like Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” and Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito.”

  • MusicFeaturedTheater

    Melody Sweets, Clint Holmes and … Tournament of Kings?

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    ‘It really is a comment on where we are as a culture and a society right now.”

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    The violinist released Warmer in the Winter in October.

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    The holiday production runs December 9-24 at the Smith Center.

  • Dining

    If your Thanksgiving dinner plans don’t involve cooking at home, this is a good city to be in. Not only do many properties on the ...

  • A&E

    Plus, The Nutcracker at the Smith Center, college hoops at Orleans Arena and movies and skating at Cosmo.

  • Industry Weekly

    It was a huge hit last year, a relaxed, industry-oriented party where attendees wore ugly holiday sweaters.

  • A&E

    From the annual KLUC Toy Drive to the sparkling lights of the Magical Forest, these are a few of our favorite things.

  • Film

    Stop-motion animation, a stoner yuletide and a legit Christmas demon.

  • Music

    The 11-track album compiles all of the Vegas band's previously released holiday singles, plus a new take on "I'll Be Home For Christmas."

  • ShoppingHolidaysChristmas

    The holiday season has arrived, which means this awful year is almost over. Our annual gift guide is full of fun ideas to cheer you ...

  • CultureFeaturedHolidays

    It's time for our annual list of gratefulness, this year including Japanese food, Chris G., Shamir, Metro and much more.

  • A&E

    We have all come into contact with real-life Peppermint Pattys.

  • Dining

    Make your holiday feast more convenient this year at one of these great Las Vegas restaurants.

  • A&E

    Concerts, parties, special events and dining promotions mark the September 15-18 celebración.

  • A&E

    From ice skating (and snowfalls!) on the Strip to visiting Santa at your neighborhood mall, there's plenty of holiday spirit to take in around the ...

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  • Music

    Carey explained she’s working on a new album before launching into “Make It Happen.”

  • A&E

    Don’t be one of those people who will only wish they saw that one cool show on the Strip everybody was talking about.

  • Music

    Chilli is hoping TLC can set up a Las Vegas residency sometime soon.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    “The biggest thing for an undocumented person is to just stay off of ICE’s radar. If interaction with local police puts you on ICE’s radar, ...

  • Music

    The actor's bluesy rock-and-roll show comes to the Red Rock Resort on July 13.

  • Dining

    Hospitality professionals make Las Vegas look easy. It's not.

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    Ahhhhh, summertime—sunny days, crystal blue swimming pools, frosty drinks in the shade, and don’t forget—’tis the season for selling your junk.

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    Meet Las Vegas Rescue Mission, which feeds the hungry, provides shelter and basic needs, and makes long-term recovery care available to those in need.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Both Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade died by suicide in June and left behind friends, family and mourning fans. But they weren’t the only ones. ...

  • A&E

    I think people are looking for the next thing [in Las Vegas], and this could be that next thing like Absinthe was in 2011.

  • SportsThomas & MackBasketball

    The idea of Las Vegas as home to an NBA franchise has swirled on and off, with varying degrees of intensity, for more than a ...

  • SportsNHLhockey

    The Golden Knights have signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a three-year contract extension to keep him in Las Vegas through the 2021-22 season, the team ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Natural wellness is a hot topic—and a lucrative one. There are scores of teas, essential oils, tinctures and supplements that contain powerful properties to help ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The journey through cartel-controlled states in Mexico is safer than what they face in Central America’s Northern Triangle, comprised of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

  • Dining

    Mike Minor pretty much invented a new kind of food when he launched Truck U Barbeque in 2014, blending his passion for slow-smoked awesomeness with ...

  • Music

    The frontman of the enduring alt-rock band talks producers, podcasts and his love for Las Vegas.

  • Nightlife

    Saturday brings a set from one of the classic voices of Bad Boy’s golden era.

  • Nightlife

    The happy, helmeted DJ plays XS and Encore Beach Club July 14 and 15.

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    Check back on July 19 for the results and RSVP to our event

  • Dining

    The selection of ready-to-go sandwiches and pastries included the hearty mozzarella onion bread, essentially an exploded baguette bursting with cheese, herbs and onions.