15 Kid-Friendly Christmas Things to Do in Vegas

15 kid-friendly things to do in Las Vegas

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Ice Skating at The Park

Take the whole family ice skating at the Park for $15 per person! Enjoy food and beverage specials and have fun! If you are not into ice skating, no worries! You can listen to the carolers singing holiday songs for free or take a picture with Santa. See our complete list of where is Santa in Vegas here.

Eat Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy breakfast with Santa, brew your own hot chocolate, decorate holiday cookies, and receive an ornament you can take home with you at Container Park. You can buy tickets here.

Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

You will be surrounded by thousands of Christmas lights, a 42-foot White Fir Christmas tree, and thousands of colorful ornaments that make the perfect family photo backdrop.




Ice Rink at Cosmopolitan

Starting Nov. 19, the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas transforms into a 4,200-square-foot ice rink. You can roast s’mores and enjoy special food and beverages by your very own firepit.

Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

This Christmas season, admire over half a million twinkling lights draped across three acres of cacti at the Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden in Henderson. It’s a must-see during the holiday season in Las Vegas.

Santa Shipwreck at Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef

Santa will be visiting Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef Aquarium every weekend from Dec. 3 until Christmas Eve.  Admission is $20 for adults, $14 for children (4 – 12), and free for children three and under.

Cowboy Christmas

The Las Vegas Convention Center is hosting more than 400 vendors from across the U.S. and Canada this year. They will showcase unique products including jewelry, clothing, boots, furniture, arts, and crafts. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Nutcracker

“The Nutcracker” is a festive and joyous Las Vegas holiday production. Experience a heartwarming journey as you’re transported from Clara’s family home to a land of toy soldiers, mischievous rodents, and exotic visitors from faraway lands.

Scuba Santa at the Silverton Aquarium

See Santa Claus dressed in scuba gear in the Silverton’s 117,000 gallon aquarium. Santa will be swimming with 4,000 sharks and tropical fish this Christmas.

Mystic Falls Park at Sam’s Town

From Nov. 25 – Dec. 23, experience a whimsical laser and water show to western pioneer music at Mystic Falls Park.

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Magical Forest at Opportunity Village

At the Magical Forest, your senses are filled with hundreds of dazzling trees and Christmas decorations. Take a ride on the Forest Express Passenger Train, hop on the Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, and watch the Boris the Elf’s 3D Experience. Proceeds go to Opportunity Village, a charity dedicated to assisting children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Buy tickets here.

December to Remember at the Neon Museum

The Neon Museum’s annual “December to Remember” holiday celebration takes place this Dec. 17 from 2-6 p.m. There is ornament-making and pictures with Santa from 2-5 p.m., plus plenty of hot chocolate and caroling by the Las Vegas Academy choir. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Festive Lighting Ceremonies at Fremont Street Experience

Partake in the Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 8 at the 3rd Street Stage. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman is expected to attend along with Fremont Street Experience representatives. Festivities kick off at 5 p.m.

Helicopter Tour over Strip

Take a helicopter tour for only $89 per person and feel the spirit of Christmas from the skies overlooking the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown.

Tivoli Village North Pole Operation

Experience Candy Cottage, toy building, bear customization (the bear is yours to keep!) and cookie-tasting in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen. Buy tickets here.

15 kid-friendly things to do in Las Vegas

Have you been to any of these events? Let us know in the comment!


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