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Holiday Fun on the LV Strip

 

“Holiday at The Park” Features Festive Shopping, Ice skating and Culinary Delights

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the Las Vegas Strip is set to celebrate the season in style. “Holiday at The Park,” an immersive holiday experience featuring ice skating, shopping and attractions, take over The Park and Toshiba Plaza now through Jan. 7.

The Park will be illuminated with twinkling holiday lights while strolling carolers sing holiday favorites. Guests can stroll through a quaint holiday marketplace where a variety of vendors will sell their wares, perfect for grabbing a unique holiday gift.

With an 80-foot Silver Fir tree as its centerpiece, “Holiday at The Park” offers fun for guests of all ages. The heart of the experience, Toshiba Plaza, will be transformed into a winter wonderland, filled with festive activities including screenings of beloved holiday movies, a place for children to share their wishes with their favorite bearded buddy, and more.

“This holiday season, more than ever, we know Las Vegas residents and visiting guests want to feel connected, and we hope ‘Holiday at The Park’ will bring a real sense of joy to our community,” said Anthony Olheiser, executive director of The Park.

For more information, visit TheParkVegas.com

 

Family Fun at Linq Promenade

The LINQ Promenade offers their own holiday celebrations all in one spot. The area is transformed with decorations, holiday music, and carolers for the season and features real “snow.”  Holiday performers will delight guests at the top of each hour with winter shows Dec. 21 – Dec. 30.For those who want to experience the district from above, the LINQ also boasts the world largest Ferris wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller. The attraction brings riders 55 stories up, allowing everyone to view all of Las Vegas from a whole other perspective. The usual bright lights from the strip combined with all the additional Christmas lights will surely create a wonderful sight to see.

 

Strip Skating at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

While it may be unusual to see real snow in Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas makes sure that winter is still alive and fun for visitors. The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan returns this year, transforming the Boulevard Pool into a winter wonderland with festive displays and an amazing 4,200 square-foot rink that overlooks the famed Las Vegas Strip. This intimate lodge setting high above Las Vegas Boulevard features falling snow, ice skating, fire pits (s’mores included) and a collection of favorite winter cocktails and seasonal food offerings.

Making a return is The Ice Rink’s popular “Date Skate,” where visitors can experience a date night on ice every Monday evening while watching beloved holiday movies such as The Muppet Christmas Carol, Elf, The Santa Clause, Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse, Dr. Suess’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Frozen and Polar Express.

The Ice Rink is open Monday–Friday from 3 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from noon to midnight until Jan. 4.  Special holiday hours of noon to midnight will be in effect Dec. 22–Jan. 10.  All day skating access is $20 and $10 local or hotel guests, Tues.-Thurs. Visitors are allowed to bring their own skates or can rent a pair for $10. Skate aid rentals are also available for $10. The Ice Rink welcomes guests ages two and up.

For complete details, visit    www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.

 

Bellagio Conservatory Holiday Glamour

Bellagio has multiple attractions to celebrate the holidays in style. The Conservatory and Botanical Garden will be decked out in festive decorations with thousands of poinsettia plants and endless twinkling lights, all leading up to a 42 foot tall holiday tree. The majestic tree is adorned with 7,000 white LED lights and 2,500 ornaments with a model train running all around it. The gardens also feature amazing seasonal creations, such as giant 12 foot snow globes and a family of polar bears made entirely out of carnation flowers.  After your family’s visit to the Conservatory, you can head outside to watch the Bellagio’s famous fountain show. The free water show will be set to Christmas music to really get into the spirit of the occasion. 

 

Celebrating New Year’s Eve—Vegas Style!

Bid farewell to 2017 in a blaze of mesmerizing lights! The skies over Southern Nevada will be illuminated on Dec. 31 with thousands of fireworks as Las Vegas rings in the New Year.   Keeping with tradition, Las Vegas Blvd. will close to automobile traffic and allow revelers and thousands of their newest friends to celebrate 2018 on the sidewalks and on the boulevard in one of the largest parties in the U.S. This massive celebration culminates in the world-famous America’s Party fireworks display. Seven resorts, including ARIA Resort & Casino, Caesars Palace, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower, Treasure Island and The Venetian Las Vegas, will be launching a dazzling display of fireworks from the rooftops along the Strip.

America’s Party – Downtown takes place at Fremont Street Experience with fireworks, entertainment, the year-in-review retrospective and New York City’s Ball Drop shown on the World’s Largest Video Screen–Viva Vision. Fly in to the party on the SlotZilla Zip Line or “Scare in the New Year” with Sin City’s newest thrill attraction, Fear the Walking Dead Survival. The renowned five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features continuous entertainment on three stages and a countdown to midnight.

Admission to America’s Party Downtown on New Year’s Eve is $35 plus LET ($3.15) per person when purchased online at vegasexperience.com by Dec. 25. Beginning Dec. 26, tickets will be $40 per person plus LET ($3.60) and can be purchased online, in-person at any of the Fremont Street Experience member hotel-casinos, or at the event gates and SlotZilla box office on Dec. 31. New Year’s Eve is the only night of the year when Fremont Street Experience has paid, ticketed admission. New Year’s Eve admission is restricted to persons 21 and older, and IDs will be checked at all entrances. To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.VegasExperience.com/NYE.

The High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel, at The LINQ Promenade offers a 360-degree view, 550 feet above Las Vegas, making it one of the destination’s best fireworks viewing locations. Visitors can purchase VIP cabins and other packages to have outstanding views of America’s Party.

Other phenomenal viewing locations along the Strip include The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Ice Rink at Boulevard Pool with ice skating and DJ on Dec. 31, Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas, The Stratosphere Las Vegas, SkyFall Lounge at Delano Las Vegas, and the Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay.

 

 

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