PHOTOS: Holiday attractions in Las Vegas | 2020
Here are some of the holiday attractions in Las Vegas for 2020.
Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory dazzles locals and visitors with its annual three-acres of cacti covered in more than one million holiday lights. Guests can stroll through the garden and experience the holiday display through Sunday, Jan. 3. Due to limited capacity, there is a timed entry process.lluminated in Ethel M Chocolate Cactus Garden during the Holiday Lighting Ceremony on November 5, 2019 in Henderson, Nev. Now in its twenty-sixth year, over one million lights illuminated the garden that will glow through the holiday season. (Joe Buglewicz/Las Vegas News Bureau)Photo by: Joe Buglewicz/Las Vegas News Bur/Joe Buglewicz/Las Vegas News Bur Glittering Lights at The Las Vegas Motor Speedway returns to celebrate its 20th season through Sunday, Jan. 10. The dazzling array of festive lights and sounds feature more than five million LED lights that intertwine a 2.5-mile course around the track. Named one of the “Best places to see Christmas lights in the U.S.” by CNN Travel, Glittering Lights is one of Vegas’ most festive holiday traditions.Photo by: Gabe Ginsberg Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa is celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with Merry Crimson [ipost.lvcva.com], a festive indoor and outdoor poolside lounge and terrace with an extravagant display of over-the-top holiday décor, including a candy cane swing and fireplace. The pop-up holiday bar is perfect for those looking to jingle and mingle in a comfortable and spacious lounge seating inside, or outdoors at private cabanas or by fire pits perfect for making s’mores. Celebrate now through Monday, Jan. 3. Don’t miss the nearly five-foot-tall by nine feet long gingerbread replica of the resort in the middle of the casino floor.Photo by: Anthony Mair Holiday magic returns to The LINQ Promenade as it transforms into a modern winter wonderland with festive décor, family fun and a sparkling holiday light show on High Roller, one of the world’s tallest observation wheel. Guests are invited to enjoy an array of dining, socially distant activities and distinctive retailers throughout the open-air district. Complimentary parking and discounted tickets for High Roller Observation Wheel and FLY LINQ Zipline are also available for Nevada residents seeking a festive place to enjoy holiday-season ambience in an open-air environment.Photo by: BryanSteffy Envisioned by the Bellagio horticulture team, Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens will celebrate all things merry and bright with thousands of plants and flowers with its glamourous winter holiday installation, “Hopefully Holidays.” Take in the beautiful Snow Queen and her majestic carriage pulled by four white horses, a fireplace setting with elves prepping for holidays, a family of polar bears and, of course, the 42-foot-tall, adorned Christmas tree on display early December. Also, a short walk away is the Bellagio Fountains, choreographed to holiday classics like “Sleigh Ride” and “Carol of the Bells” for the holidays.Photo by: Kelly McKeon ARIA Resort & Casino is lighting up the holidays with its “Winter Wonderland” lobby display. Created by the ARIA pastry team and on display through Tuesday, Jan. 5, this year’s centerpiece is a custom-designed 15-foot-tall Sugar Palace, made from all edible ingredients. The sweet stunner showcases seven types of sugar work techniques in the 1,000 pressed sugar bricks, snowflakes coated in crystal sugar, blown-sugar swans and blown and pulled flowers, among other sugary pieces. In addition to the palace, oversized hand-carved ornaments, including carousel horses, ballerinas, snowflakes, swans and trains, hang from the ceiling.Photo by: Tory Kooyman/MGM Resorts Intl/Tory Kooyman