Please note that we are updating this post regularly as the holiday season progresses.
The holidays are here, which means menorah and holiday tree lightings in Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City are happening! If you are looking for kid-friendly activities in our area, check out our list of upcoming events with full calendars for every single month.
When it comes to menorah and holiday tree lightings in Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City, we are including not only Christmas tree lighting celebrations but also Menorah lighting celebrations that we find around town.
Location: Frank T Crowe Memorial Park; 640 Nevada Way Boulder City, NV 89005
Boulder City kicks off this year’s holiday festivities with the beloved Christmas tree lighting. Dazzling lights will beam upon the spectacular tree’s debut, while friends and family indulge in hot chocolate, live entertainment and the magic of holidays. Join Jingle Cat in Frank Crowe Park at 6:30 pm to light up the Community Christmas Tree! Enjoy live entertainment and hot chocolate..
Location: The Village at Lake Las Vegas; 20 Costa Di Lago, Henderson, NV 89011
Celebrate the holidays at the Village of Lake Las Vegas’ Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Enjoy live performances from Annie Meadows, free hot chocolate from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Company, and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Location: The District at Green Valley Ranch on Main Street; 2240 Village Walk Dr, Henderson, NV 89052
Join us at The District for this Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration. Come experience hourly snow fall, meet and greet with Sugarplum Fairy and the Nutcracker, indulge in sweet treats, dance with loved one to live music, a special appearance by Santa, and enjoy Polar Express under the stars at The Green @ 7pm. And don’t forget to drop off a toy for children ages 11-18 for our first toy drive with St. Jude’s Ranch For Children.
The City of Henderson invites you to celebrate the holidays all month long; beginning with the annual kick-off, WinterFest! This annual tradition returns with a special new feature: a drone show in the sky! The first night is the tree lighting ceremony and drone show. The second night is the Lights Parade! There will be plenty of winter cheer along with a variety of holiday entertainment including the Henderson Symphony Orchestra, and festive illumination of holiday décor at the Water Street Plaza.
You do not want to miss the biggest holiday event in Southern Nevada. Join us for all the festivities under the lights of the beautiful Water Street District!
Location: Town Square Las Vegas; 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Santa Arrival at 7pm
Kick-off the holidays at Town Square and don’t miss the Tree Lighting, Snow in the Square, and Santa’s arrival and much more! Hundreds of Free Glow Items with purchase(s) totaling $10 or more from any Town Square Las Vegas merchant* *While supplies last. One glow item per receipt.
Snow In The Square | November 11-December 23, Monday-Thursday 7 p.m., Friday-Sunday 7 p.m. & 8 p.m
Join us on November 22, from 5 PM to 8 PM, as we light up our magnificent tree and welcome you to a festive celebration. Immerse yourselves in the holidays by dancing in the streets to your favorite holiday music meet and greet with Sugarplum Fairy and Nutcracker all while The Grinch tries to sabotage the lighting of the tree! Will Santa be able to save the night!? Don’t forget to setup a chair at The Stage to view The Grinch under the stars at 7 PM.
Enjoy exclusive shopping and dining with this is magical event you won’t want to miss!
The whimsical winter display presents an 18-foot Christmas tree decorated with glistening red and gold ornaments and 5,300 twinkling lights, topped with a starburst tree topper. Garland-wrapped lampposts, streamers and wreaths fill the atrium, embellished with hundreds of lights, ornaments and red holiday bows. As guests stroll through the park, they can also enjoy seeing blankets of snow, animatronic characters wearing Santa hats, giant pinecones and beautifully wrapped gift boxes.
Santa will also join in the festivities by visiting the Mystic Falls Park gazebo beginning Friday, November 25 and through Friday, December 23. Santa will be available from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, except for 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. as Santa will be away feeding his reindeer. Guests are invited to stop by and take photos with Santa using their own cameras.
Location: Silverton Casino; 3333 Blue Diamond Road Las Vegas, NV 89139
Make your way to The Green (in front of Silverton Casino) to kick off the holiday season at Silverton Village. Enjoy free entertainment, cookies, hot cocoa, and more at this festive family-friendly event!
Location: Southern Highlands Corporate Center, 11411 Southern Highlands Pkwy.
Celebrate the Southern Highlands Winter Festival and Tree Lighting, a fun-filled, family evening complete with photos with Santa, food trucks, holiday crafts, carolers, a vendor village, and more! The tree lighting will take place at 5:30pm.
Location: Liberty Park in front of North Las Vegas City Hall; 2250 Las Vegas Blvd
Join the City of North Las Vegas for our annual Holiday Tree Lighting event!
Taking place in Liberty Park right outside of City Hall, this FREE holiday celebration will feature songs and carols from the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Academy Singers, community performances, and a visit from a very special guest! Festivities begin at 5pm.
Date: Dec. 1 at 4:30pm
Location: Fergusons Downtown
Photos with Santa, live holiday music, DJ Kvoila at the bar, spike hot chocolate, food from Dilla Manila
Light the Menorah Hanukkah Celebration
Date: Dec. 13 from 4-7pm
Location: Downtown Summerlin; 1980 Festival Plaza Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135, Las Vegas
Celebrate Hanukkah with Jewish Nevada at Downtown Summerlin!
The event will include the lighting of the Menorah, family skate night, entertainment, kids’ activities, and hot cocoa with “lite bites.”
Events Not Yet Confirmed
The menorah and holiday tree lightings in Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City listed below have not been confirmed or announced for 2023.
Location: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109
The Ice Rink’s Tree lighting returns to kick off the holiday season with special guest Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders. Football fans, locals and guests alike are invited to join in on the family-friendly event featuring an autograph signing, photo and meet & greet opportunities. Admission to tree lighting is included with Ice Rink admission.
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