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Opportunity Village to kick off Magical Forest on Friday with tree lighting ceremony

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Posted at 7:48 AM, Nov 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-26 10:31:52-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The nonprofit Opportunity Village is getting ready to host its annual Las Vegas holiday event, Magical Forest, with a tree lighting ceremony on Friday.

Magical Forest is a family-friendly, outdoor holiday "theme park" that raises proceeds for the charity, serves people within the Southern Nevada community with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

According to a press release for the event, this year promises to have:

"...millions of sparkling lights, exciting rides, great food and endless holiday cheer. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will feature entertainment, 'snow,' speeches from local dignitaries, and a firework show."

The tree lighting ceremony will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 26.

The Magical Forrest will be open from Nov. 26 through Jan. 2 nightly beginning at 5:30 p.m., but it will be closed on Christmas Day.

This year will be the 30th anniversary of the popular holiday event. Last year it was closed due to the pandemic.

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