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Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, A Local’s Review

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The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village is celebrating over 30 years and is the perfect festive, all-ages theme park right here in Las Vegas.

The best part is, every dollar spent at the Magical Forest goes towards programs and services for over 3,000 people with disabilities at Opportunity Village. I love that they give back to the community in so many ways throughout the year and during the holiday season, the public gets to experience the impact even more!


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Magical Forest at Opportunity Village

Enjoy several activities at the Magical Forest! Activities include avalanche slides, carousel rides, food trucks, train rides, mini golf, and more!

Location

Opportunity Village
6300 West Oakey Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146

Dates

  • Nov. 24-26
  • Nov. 30 – Dec. 3
  • Dec. 7-10
  • Dec. 14 -31

You can visit Magical Forest at Opportunity Village from November through December 31 from 5:30-9pm or 9:30pm depending on the night.

Cost / Tickets

Starting at $25/person. Buy tickets here.

  • $25/Ages 4+
  • Free/Ages 3 and under

Good for ages 4 and older. Children 3 and under are free.

INCLUDES: Admission for 1, Unlimited Ride and Attractions Wristband.

DOES NOT INCLUDE: Blastin’ Bear’s Shootin’ Shack, Midway Carnival Games, Food or Beverage.

Ride line closes 30 minutes prior to park closing.

Children 3 and under are able to experience rides and attractions without a wristband or ride ticket, but must be accompanied by a responsible guardian with a wristband or ride ticket. Some attractions do require riders to be 42″ tall or ride with a guardian. Complete details on height requirements may be found at www.Magical Forest.com.

Food and beverage available for purchase.

You can also purchase discounted tickets from Groupon prior to Thanksgiving. Once Thanksgiving ends they usually remove them from the site. Buy your tickets from Groupon.

magical forest at opportunity village

Tips For Your Visit

Dress Warm

This is an outdoor event and it gets cold out so make sure you dress warm and in layers! So many families underestimated the cold when we were there!

Stroller-Friendly

The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village is stroller-friendly. We do recommend a stroller versus a wagon as it can get busy.

Diaper Bags

We brought our diaper bag with no issues. They did search it. You aren’t allowed to bring outside food and drink in, but we had a few small snacks and drinks for my son and had no issue.

Diaper or childcare bags are allowed, but other larger bags such as backpacks and duffle bags will not be allowed inside.

Concessions

There are food trucks on-site and the prices can add up. Most places a cheeseburger or chicken strips start at $9-11. Fries are $2-4. Funnel Cakes are $10-16.

Their hot chocolate comes from one of those industrial machines and I personal would not recommend the hot chocolate. Also go to the Food Court area for additional food options besides the Dan’s Diner and Funnel Cake area. More drink and food options are in there.

Pictures with Santa

Visits with Santa will be available on the dates and times listed below (2022). Photos will cost $25.

5:30 p.m – 9:00 p.m.
November 27; December 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
November 25, 26; December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24

Map of Magical Forest

Magical Forest at Opportunity Village Map

Magical Forest at Opportunity Village

Have you been to the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village for the holidays?

Let us know your experience in the comments below.

Leanna Carson is an expecting mama via IVF and a serial entrepreneur.

Born and raised in Las Vegas, she loves sharing all things family-friendly as well as local spots most don’t even know about! She co-founded Nevada Moms in 2018 and it has become the #1 Family Guide to Nevada experiences, activities, happenings, and more.

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