Nevada's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From Glittering Lights Las Vegas on December 7, through World of Illumination: Rocking Christmas on December 24, 2023, Nevada offers a wealth of exciting holiday events ranging from holiday craft fairs and small business boutiques to 5K reindeer dashes and festive theatre productions.

Glittering Lights Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

December 7, 2023 at 4:30pm
Appreciate the holiday season in a new and dazzling way! Come to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on December 7 and witness Glittering Lights Las Vegas — Nevada's premier Christmas light show. With over 5 million lights, holiday music, and fresh cocoa, it will be a magical night to remember!

Electric Holiday Train O' Lights 2023, Virginia City, NV

December 8, 2023 at 5:00pm
Experience the holidays like never before at the Virginia & Truckee Railroad Depot! Enjoy the enchanting sights and sounds of the season with thousands of LED lights, complimentary hot chocolate and apple cider, and a real diesel locomotive in the winter snow. Step aboard the Virginia & Truckee Electric Holiday Train of Lights and create memories and traditions that will last a lifetime!

Holiday Boutique at City Of The World, Las Vegas, NV

December 8, 2023 at 11:00am
Discover unique holiday gifts and surprises at the Holiday Boutique at Meadows Mall in Las Vegas, NV! Explore more than 50 local artists and vendors, workshops, face painting, live music and more. Enjoy a day of entertainment while you shop for your loved ones! Visit Meadows Mall on December 8th to start your holiday season off right.

Carson Christmas Craft Fair, Carson City, NV

December 9, 2023 at 10:00am
The perfect chance to get into the holiday spirit is here! Join us at Fuji Park for the Carson Christmas Craft Fair. With over 45 local and unique crafters, local businesses, and representatives, it is sure to be a great event. Enjoy shopping, raffles, food, and more.

Snowflake Festival, Elko, NV

December 9, 2023 at 12:00pm
Come out and enjoy the holiday season at the 6th Annual Snowflake Festival in Downtown Elko! Enjoy live performances, food trucks, downtown shopping and Santa's Village for lots of fun and games. Don't miss the Cookie Crawl with participating local businesses offering yummy cookies for sampling. Finish off the evening with the magical Parade of Lights.

Santa's Reindeer Flyer, Ely, NV

December 10, 2023 at 1:00pm
Come to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum, located at 1100 Avenue A, and board the magical Santa's Reindeer Flyer train. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while visiting Santa Claus in the North Pole. Don't miss your chance to join this special event!

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker, Reno, NV

December 15, 2023 at 8:00pm
A.V.A. Ballet Theatre will be performing the beloved holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne has created an exciting rendition of the ballet with a full cast of local talent and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky’s moving score. Special Sugar Plum parties will also be held after select performances.

Reindeer Dash 5K and 1 Mile Walk, Henderson, NV

December 16, 2023 at 10:00am
This December, come on down to Cornerstone Park in Henderson, NV for the Reindeer Dash 5K and 1 Mile Walk! Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting out, all ages and fitness levels are welcome to join this cheerful holiday event. Don your most festive costume or ugly holiday sweater and be one of the first 300 to get a souvenir shirt.

Holiday Spectacular A Small Business Boutique, Las Vegas, NV

December 17, 2023 at 10:00am
Experience a unique holiday shopping event at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino on Sunday, December 17, 2023. From 10AM-5PM, Vegas Events and More will bring local artists, crafters, and small business owners into the Nevada Ballroom for the last opportunity in 2023 to get their products and services in front of the public before Christmas and Hanukkah. Vendor Opportunities available with various table and booth space options.

World of Illumination: Rocking Christmas, Henderson, NV

December 24, 2023 at 6:00pm
At the M Resort Spa and Casino, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd South, join the world's greatest celebration of the holidays with World of Illumination's Rockin' Christmas. Enjoy a mesmerizing symphony of sight and sound amidst millions of colorful lights and hundreds of animated displays. MC Mic will rock your holidays with retro Santa spinning it old school!

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