Las Vegas at Christmas
Vegas wouldn’t dream of missing out on the chance to go big during the festive season. Here are some of the best places to make sure you get your fill of the Christmas spirit by spending Christmas in Las Vegas.
The Bellagio – the dancing fountains do their thing to the sounds of your favourite Christmas songs.
While you’re there go and have a look at the Atrium all decked out in it’s Christmas finery, and the conservatory and botanical gardens, with it’s 42 foot tree, 7000 lights and 2500 ornaments.
Location – Bellagio 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd
The Linq Promenade – Winter Parq show and parade – with snowfall helpfully scheduled every 30 minutes. Daily 5 – 9pm
Location – 3535 S Las Vegas Blvd
The Malls – Vegas shopping malls are a wonder any time of the year, but at Christmas they really get to show off with their holiday displays. The Fashion Mall with its 250 stores and restaurants also offers the Ultimate Santa Experience – a 15 minute family adventure. Embark on an interactive journey to find Santa at the North Pole, brought to you by Dreamworks animation (this experience is free, and there are packages of DVDs and photos available to buy on the day)
Location – 3200 Las Vegas Blvd S
Mystic Falls Winter Wonderland – at Sam’s Town (about 6 miles from the Strip). Enjoy the spectacular of a 30 foot tree, polar bears, an hourly laser light show and a meeting with Santa himself.
Location – 5111 Boulder Highway. Best price on Sam’s Town
Scuba Elf – Atlantis Aquarium at the forum shops, Caesars Palace – watch as Santa’s little helper feeds the tropical fish, Monday – Friday 2.30pm
Location – 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd. Best price Caesars Palace rooms
Ice rink at the Cosmopolitan – The Boulevard pool has tuned into a magical rink with snow falling every 30 minutes.
$15 all day skate access, $5 skate hire
Location – 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas Motor Speedway – offers a drive thru light show through the 2.5 mile course
$20 over car
Location – 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North