What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of December 15th & 16th


Looking for something to do around Las Vegas this weekend that's not necessarily down on the Strip? You can participate in a variety of activities all weekend long!

***Click on the event name to get all the information.**

- denotes holiday-related event

Here's a sampling of some things you or your family can check out:


Saturday, December 15th, 2018


Ariat World Series of Team Roping & Cinch Western Gift Show at South Point Arena & Equestrian Center


Archery Basic Class at Clark County Shooting Complex

  • 9:00am
  • $5 for under 18 years old, $10 for 18 and older 
  • 11357 N Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131
  • Have you ever thought about learning how to shoot a bow? Now is your chance to learn at theClark County Shooting Complex Archery Range! After learning these basic skills you will have a chance to test your skills and shoot using the Genesis bow. The Genesis bow fits almost everyone's style of shooting!


Curious Cottontails at Clark County Wetlands Park


⛄Santa Train at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City

  • 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm 
  • $10 (ages 12+), $5 (children 4-11), 3 and under are FREE
  • 601 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • It's is time for the annual Santa Train at the Nevada State Railroad.  Come spend the holidays at the museum with a fun ride on the train with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.


⛄Santa's Workshop: Gingerbread Houses at Green Valley Library


⛄Holiday Express at Springs Preserve

  • 11:00am-7:15pm
  • $10 members; $12 non-members. Free for children ages 2 and under.
  • 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Climb aboard the Springs Preserve's Holiday Express and be whisked away on a magical train ride to Santa's village. Your very merry adventure includes personal time with Santa, holiday crafts, storytelling, cookie decorating, a nutcracker display, "snow" (yes, snow!) and more.


⛄Old Time Ranch Christmas at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

  • 11:00am-2:00pm
  • $10 entry fee to park
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • Did you ever notice that a lot of our beloved Christmas songs come from the 1940’s and 1950’s? That’s the same era during which our Ranch House Visitor Center was built here at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. It has seen seventy Christmases as a family home, a place for high-class society parties, and as a state park. We continue this long Christmas tradition by inviting you and your family to join us and celebrate the holidays at our Old Time Ranch Christmas! 


Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka at Charleston Heights Arts Center

  • 2:00pm & 7:00pm
  • $5.50
  • 800 Brush St, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences. The timeless musical story of the world famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate covered life for a fun-filled holiday family treat for all.


⛄Holiday Gala at the Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum

  • 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • FREE
  • 1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • The Historic Boulder Dam Hotel and Boulder City / Hoover Dam Museum invite you and your family to honor 85 years of History and Holiday fun! 


⛄Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway


⛄Christmas Town at Cowabunga Bay

  • 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • $25
  • 900 Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV 89011
  • The entire park will be filled with holiday decorations, spectacular lights and displays, family winter activities and of course delicious holiday foods & drinks from across the globe!


⛄Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn Movie Under The Stars at Historic Fifth Street School Centennial Plaza

  • 6:00pm-8:30pm
  • FREE
  • 401 S 4th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Nothing says Christmas like gathering with loved ones under the stars with a cup of hot cocoa and a great holiday movies.  Bundle up and take a journey to downtown’s Historic Fifth Street School for favorite holiday films under the stars.Though the weather outside is hardly frightful, it can be a bit chilly this time of year, so bring your blankets, lawn chairs and some Christmas spirit for festive and fun evenings.


⛄Holiday Parade at Downtown Summerlin

  • 6:00pm
  • FREE
  • 1980 Festival Plaza Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135
  • Join Downtown Summerlin this holiday season as we light up the streets with a BRAND NEW holiday parade! Featuring six magical floats inspired by your favorite classic holiday movies, festive dancers, joyful characters and even a little snow!



Sunday, December 16th, 2018


Ariat World Series of Team Roping & Cinch Western Gift Show at South Point Arena & Equestrian Center


⛄Santa Train at Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City

  • 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm 
  • $10 (ages 12+), $5 (children 4-11), 3 and under are FREE
  • 601 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • It's is time for the annual Santa Train at the Nevada State Railroad.  Come spend the holidays at the museum with a fun ride on the train with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.


⛄Holiday Express at Springs Preserve

  • 11:00am-7:15pm
  • $10 members; $12 non-members. Free for children ages 2 and under.
  • 333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • Climb aboard the Springs Preserve's Holiday Express and be whisked away on a magical train ride to Santa's village. Your very merry adventure includes personal time with Santa, holiday crafts, storytelling, cookie decorating, a nutcracker display, "snow" (yes, snow!) and more.


Sunday Storytime at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a librarian from Whitney Library for a nature-themed Storytime in the Nature Center Picnic Café (no food service). Free. Walk-in, no advance registration required.


Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka at Charleston Heights Arts Center

  • 2:00pm
  • $5.50
  • 800 Brush St, Las Vegas, NV 89107
  • The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences. The timeless musical story of the world famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate covered life for a fun-filled holiday family treat for all.


⛄Celebrate the Holidays with the Nevada Chamber Orchestra at Summerlin Library


⛄Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway


⛄Christmas Town at Cowabunga Bay

  • 5:30pm-9:00pm
  • $25 (FREE for season pass holders)
  • 900 Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV 89011
  • The entire park will be filled with holiday decorations, spectacular lights and displays, family winter activities and of course delicious holiday foods & drinks from across the globe!

title

Content Goes Here