At first glance, Nevada may not the best place to have Christmas. After all, this holiday is associated with fluffy snowflakes falling from the sky, which rarely happens in Las Vegas. The idea of celebrating this Christian holiday in "Sin City" may seem somewhat dubious, but Las Vegas will destroy any doubts as soon as you get there.
In honor of the holiday, the whole city is illuminated with Christmas themes. Of course, there are lights all year round, but it seems that the night is lighter than the daytime on Christmas Day. Thousands of Christmas trees in the squares and storefronts try to outdo one another, giant casinos let out crowds of Santa Clauses to the people, and luxury hotels even have reindeer!
Glittering Lights (November 9, 2023–January 7, 2024)
From mid-November to early January, the city offers Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a family-oriented Christmas experience full of dazzling lights along the drive. You can use your own vehicle or hop on the Santa Tram that will take you along the way in an open-air tram. The Las Vegas Speedway Christmas Lights is one of the best winter memories.
Christmas shows in Las Vegas
On Christmas Eve and the following day, many venues in Las Vegas arrange special concerts and events with the usual extravagant atmosphere. Even though Christmas is a family holiday, thousands of tourists celebrate it in Las Vegas. Many venues host Christmas shows like Cirque du Soleil at the Bellagio and Absinthe at the Caesars Palace. The shows usually sell out fast, so it's better to buy your tickets as early as possible.