Holiday happenings and New Year's Eve events

Joyce Lupiani

Holiday happenings and New Year's Eve events

CREATED Nov. 22, 2011

INFO ON ROAD CLOSURES -- LAS VEGAS STRIP

5:30 p.m. -- closing of freeway offramps
6 p.m. -- all walkways, elevators and escalators shut off
6:15 -- traffic officers start closure of the Strip
6:30 p.m. -- Strip closed to vehicle traffic
6:30 p.m. -- inbound roads to Strip are cleared
12-12:15 a.m. -- fireworks
12:15 a.m. -- walkways and escalators re-open
1-1:30 a.m. -- barricades moved
2 a.m. -- street cleanup begins
3-4 a.m. -- streets begin to reopen

FIREWORKS ON THE STRIP

Fireworks at midnight will be shot from 8 locations this year along the Las Vegas Strip. The show will last 8 minutes and 36 seconds. Produced by Gucci of New York. Show will feature music from Salsoul Orchestra, LMFAO, Lady Gage, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Adele and ZZ Top.

FIREWORKS OFF THE STRIP

The Village Lake Las Vegas will have a free holiday fireworks show at midnight. Free and open to the public. Many restaurants at The Village still accepting reservations. www.thevillagellv.com.

FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE, DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS

Tribute Palooza 4 will feature tribute bands such as Steel Panther and Rock Sugar along with ten other tribute bands paying homage to groups such as AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Depeche Mode, INXS, Led Zeppelin, No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones, U2 and Van Hallen. Tribute Palooza will also feature a 2011 year-in-review retrospective on the Viva Vision screen, a midnight countdown led by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, fireworks on the Viva Vision Screen, and the premier of Bon Jovi's Cosmic Concert on the Viva Vision Screen. Tickets are $30. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. (Fremont Street Experience will close to public beginning at 5 p.m. and will reopen at 6). Must be 21 and older. 702-386-8100.

NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTIES/SHOWS ON THE STRIP

ALIANTE STATION, 7300 Aliante Parkway, 702-692-7484
DSB, Access Showroom, starts at $15 in advance, $25 day of show. 702-692-7484.
ETA Lounge NYE party, DJ Silence, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., $25 at the door, military discount.

ARIA LAS VEGAS, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-590-7111
Deuce Lounge NYE party with DJ LC, hosted open bar 9-11 p.m., tickets start at $50, $850 for tables.
Gold Lounge NYE Party, Festive circus-themed NYE party, $125 per person, tables start at $1,000.
LMFAO, Haze Nightclub, tickets start at $125, tables start at $3,000.
Union Restaurant, four-course NYE dinner, DJ, champagne toast, $150.
"Viva Elvis," 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 31, $69-$185 plus, 702-590-7760.

ARIZONA CHARLIE'S BOULDER, 4575 Boulder Highway, 702-951-5800
Yukon Grille, three-course dinner for $26.99 or buffet for $16.99. 4-10 p.m.

ARIZONA CHARLIE'S DECATUR, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., 702-258-5200
Ron's Steakhouse, surf n turf NYE dinner, 4-10 p.m., $60

ARTISAN, 1501 W. Sahara Ave., 702-214-4000
Mood, NYE four-course dinner plus admission to Ultra Lounge, seatings at 8:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m, $100. Early seatings at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m., $50.
Ultra Lounge, NYE party, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $30 for men, $20 for women. Free after 2 a.m.

BELLAGIO, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-693-7111
Bruno Mars, Bank Nightclub, starts at $150 per person, $2,500 and up for tables.
strong
Yellowtail NYE Omakase dinner, seven-course dinner Omakase dinner and great views of fireworks. $350. A la carte also available. 702-693-7223.
"O," 4 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31, $98.50-$180 plus taxes/fees. 702-796-9999.
Le Cirque, six-course dinner with lobster salad, diver scallops, sea urchin royale and roasted wild turbot, $475. 702-693-8100.
Michael Mina, six-course, prix-fixe dinner, $365. Wine pairing available for $125. 702-693-7223
Picasso, six-course meal of oysters, foie gras, Wagyu beef and chestnut mousse, $150 early seating, $500 late seating. 702-693-8105.
Prime Steakhouse, NYE lobster dinner, $395, 702-693-8484.

BOULDER STATION, 4111 Boulder Highway
Yellow Brick Road, The Railhead, $24.95 in advance, $35.95 day of show. Champagne toast at midnight. 702-432-7777.

CAESARS PALACE, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Chris Brown, PURE Nightclub. 9 p.m., prices starting at $150, 702-731-7873.
Central, 11 p.m.-1 a.m., champagne and small bites, view of fireworks. $201.20, 702-650-5921.
Rao's, four-course dinner featuring seafood salad, linguine and clams, rigatoni and meatballs, veal Parmesan, $140. 877-346-4642.
Restaurant Guy Savoy, artichoke and black truffle soup, black truffle risotto and brie black truffle, $389. Or a seven-course Menu Elegance meal with roasted mallard duck, $248. 702-731-7286.

THE CANNERY, 2121 E. Craig Road
Little Anthony & The Imperials, starts at $49.95, 702-507-5757.

THE COSMOPOLITAN, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Book & Stage, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, 10:30 p.m.-midnight, free.
Bond, DJ Eddie Edge, 10 p.m.-3 a.m., free.
The Chandelier, DJ Mia Moretti & Caitlin Moe, midnight-2 a.m. free
Marquee Nightclub, Kaskade, tickets start at $250, 702-333-9000
Stevie Wonder, The Chelsea, $250, complimentary cocktails, 702-698-7778
NYE Party at The Boulevard Pool $40 general admission, all ages, 10 p.m.
Cosmopolitan restaurants, participating restaurants will offer a pre-fixe meny. Those with dinner reservations receive complimentary admission to party at Boulevard Pool.

 EL CORTEZ, 600 E. Fremont St., 702-385-5200
Guitarist and singer Bert Lynch, The Parlour, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., free, $50 special on bottles of champagne. 

EXCALIBUR, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer, NYE party, live music, open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight, starting at $75. 1-877-750-5464.

FIESTA RANCHO, 2400 N. Rancho Drive
La Nueva Live Mix featuring La Nueva's Oscar "El Coyote" Ruiz along with DJ Lee and DJ Paco, Club Tequila, 11 p.m., $25.

GOLD COAST, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, 702-367-7111
Gold Coast Showroom NYE Party, live music from 360, two drink minimum.
Nooches Caliente Latin Dance Party, Arizona Ballroom, $15

GOLD SPIKE, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North, 702-384-8444
NYE After-party, 11 p.m.- 4 a.m., DJ and prizes. Special NYE package Dec. 30 and 31 for $349.99 (2 night stay, dinners, breakfasts, bottle of champagne).

GREEN VALLEY RANCH, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, 702-617-7777
Lobby Bar, DJ Seany Mac, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $99 bottles of Veuve Cliquot and $150 bottles of Belvedere. Open bar option available.
Ovation, Hyphy Crunk, open bar 9 p.m-midnight, $75 in advance, $100 day of
Quinn's Irish Pub, Rustyn Vaughan Lee Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Darby O'Gill & The Little People, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $30 all-you-can-drink special from 9 to midnight.

HARD ROCK HOTEL, 4455 Paradise Road, 702-693-5000
Absolution - A Symphony of Sounds presents special guest DJ Robbie Rivera, Vanity
Guns 'n Roses, 8 p.m. Dec. 30 and Dec. 31, The Joint, $95 plus fees, 702-693-5000.
KRAVE, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-836-0830
Nadia Ali, DJ Chichi larue, Twin Brother Porn Stars, free champagne toast at midnight, free breakfast buffet after 4 a.m., $5 drinks all night, free hats, horns and tiaras. VIP packages starting at $450.

LUXOR, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-262-4000
B.o.B., LAX Nightclub

M RESORT, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-797-1000
Lobby Bar, free entertainment with Lowkey Junction at 9 p.m.
Ravello, free entertainment featuring sexy dancers and DJ at 9 p.m. and Loveshack at 10 p.m.
M Bar, free entertainment with DJ Simon and sexy dancers at 9 p.m.
Hostile Grape, free entertainment with veteran DJ Arty at 9 p.m.
Marinelli's and Anthony's restaurants will accept reservations for the evening and will offer standard menus as well as pre-fixe menu options
Hash House A Go-Go will add special items to its menu for NYE

Complimentary party favors and cake and champagne stations will be available throughout the casino

MANDALAY BAY, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Border Grill Las Vegas, three-course dinner will feature oyster platter, chipotle-glazed quail, pan-seared diver scallops and tower of churros, $49. Also, $8 Border Grill Bites on casino floor. 702-632-7403
Minus 5 Ice Bar, every hour starting at 11 a.m. on NYE, Minus 5 will countdown the New Year in a different time zone. Variety of packages available from $15 to $250, which includes special garb. The first countdown will start with Auckland, New Zealand and end with the countdown at midnight in Las Vegas. www.minus5experience.com.
Ri Ra, Mandalay Place, Irish New Year celebration at 4 p.m. Titantic-themed party. Shamrock Rovers from 9:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Titantic-themed menu and drink specials including $5 Black Velvets. 702-632-7771.

MGM GRAND, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Tabu Ultra Lounge, NYE party with actress Taryn Manning, open bar from 9-11 p.m., DJ Kid Jay. $100 in advance, $125 at door. 702-891-7800.
Studio 54, NYE party with Pamela Anderson

THE MIRAGE, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Fergie, 1 Oak Nightclub, starts at $150 per person, 702-693-8300.
FIX Restaurant, four-course NYE dinner. 702-693-8300.
Revolution Lounge, IYAZ, 702-693-8300

MONTE CARLO, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Andre's NYE dinner, multi-course dinner will feature squash soup, jumbo sea scallops, filet  fossini, foie gras, roasted potato and choice of three desserts. $175 per person. Seatings start at 5:30 p.m. 702-798-7151.
Brand Lounge, DJ Guy Williams, tickets start at $75 per person, 702-588-5656.
Minus 5 Ice Bar, every hour starting at 11 a.m. on NYE, Minus 5 will countdown the New Year in a different time zone. Variety of packages available from $15 to $250, which includes special garb. The first countdown will start with Auckland, New Zealand and end with the countdown at midnight in Las Vegas. www.minus5experience.com.

NEW YORK-NEW YORK, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South
ROK Vegas, Captains of the Industry, tickets start at $55 per person, 702-740-6745
NY-NY Bridge Bash, open bar, live entertainment, tickets start at $135, 702-492-3960

THE ORLEANS, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., 702-365-7111
Mardi Gras Ballroom NYE Dance Party, hors d'oeuvres, open bar and party favors, $75.
Brendan's Irish Pub, Killian's Angels, 9 p.m., free.
Boubon Street Cabaret Lounge, HNLV, 9 p.m., free.

PALACE STATION, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., 702-367-2411
Video DJ, Louie Anderson Theater, free.
Jack's, Nuff Said, 9 p.m.-3 a.m., free.

THE PALAZZO, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Lavo's NYE Party, hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, special guest to be announced. $100. 702-791-1800.
Prestige, open bar from 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., light bites, champagne toast, live band. $146.10 general admission. Tables start at $800. 702-607-2130.

THE PALMS, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, 702-942-7777
Paul Oakenfold, Rain, tickets start at $110, 702-492-3960
John Legend after-party, Moon Nightclub
Playmate Takeover, Playboy Club
Ghostbar, tickets start at $125, 702-942-6832
Comedian Dov Davidoff, Playboy Comedy, The Lounge, Dec. 29-Dec. 31, start at $39.99. 
Boogie Knights, The Lounge, free
Alize Restaurant, Top of the The Palms, five-course menu featuring Hackleback caviar; seared Maine scallop and Alaskan King crab or black truffle and almond crusted Chilean bass or green peppercorn crusted filet mignon; choice of desserts. $150 early seating, $295 late seating.  First seating at 6 p.m. 702-951-7000.  

PARIS LAS VEGAS, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Chateau Nightclub & Gardens, NYE party with Kourtney Kardashian & The Madden Twins, 702-331-5100.
Sugar Factory, NYE four-course prix-fixe menu with prices beginnin at $150. Additional cocktail package for $100. Reservations by email to roland.paz@sugarfactory.com.

PLANET HOLLYWOOD/MIRACLE MILE SHOPS, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South
KOI NYE Party, open bar, party favors, bottle service. Starts at $150. 702-773-9631
Gallery Nightclub, Holly Madison, tickets start at $75, 702-818-3700
PBR Rock Bar & Grill, Buck 2011 NYE party, indoor-only party or a full-venue access party. Both include open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight. Also buffet-style spread from 8 to 11 p.m. for additional $25. $75-$175. 702-750-1685.
Cabo Wabo, three-course NYE dinner and midnight champagne toast, $100. Open bar package from 9 p.m. to midnight, $100. All-you-can-eat buffet for $75 additional or bar and buffet package for $150. 702-385-2226. 

Krave, EDM artist Nadia Ali, aerial performances, open bar, cash balloon drop, Yara Sofia, breakfast buffet after 4 a.m. 9 p.m. $60 or $25 for locals. 702- 836-0830

RED ROCK RESORT, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.
NYE Cosmic Party Package, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., lane, shoe rental, 1-topping pizza and pitcher of soda per lane, music videos, door prizes, party favors, under 18 must be accompanied by adult. 702-797-7467.
Rocks Lounge, Franky Perez
Lucky Bar, DJ BKNY beginning at 9:30 p.m.
Onyx Bar, Toto Zara, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

THE RIVIERA, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Vanessa Williams, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31, starts at $82.50, 702-794-9433.

RIO, 3700 W. Flamingo Road
Crown Theater & Nightclub, NYE Celebration with Tyga and Bobby V. 10:30 p.m. $125. www.thecrownvegas.com.
VooDoo Steak & Nightclub, special NYE menu from Chef Mecinas at 8:45, 9:15 and 9:45 p.m. for $200 non-window and $250 window. Guests will also receive access to patio to view fireworks. DJ Coco, DJ Jay Brea and DJ Hollywood spin in nightclub. $100 pre-sale and $150. Open bar packages available for $150. 702-777-7816.

RUMOR BOUTIQUE HOTEL, 455 E. Harmon Ave., 702-369-5400
Rumor will begin celebration early on Dec. 30 and continue Dec. 31 with $6 glasses of champage and $6 tapatizers from Addiction from 6 p.m. to midnight. DJ will spin from 7 p.m. to midnight both nights. NYE package for two for $650.
Pajama Brunch, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, $15 per person

SAM'S TOWN, 5111 Boulder Highway, 702-456-7777
Roxy's Lounge, The Fab Beatles tribute band from 4 to 9 p.m. and Too Sharp from 10 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. Free admission.

SANTA FE, 4949 W. Rancho Drive
Revolver, NYE party, doors open at 8, 2-for-1 drinks until 10. Champagne toast. $25 pre-sale, $40 at door. 702-495-3333.
NYE Cosmic Carnival, Santa Fe lanes, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., lane, shoe rental, large cheese or 1-topping pizza and 2-liter soda per lane, party favors, under 18 must be accompanied by adult, $22-$28 per person depending on date of purchase. 702-658-4910.

SILVERTON, 3333 Blue Diamond Road
"Skip the Strip" NYE celebration, $10 all-you-can-drink domestic draft, well cocktails, wine and sparkling white wine at all casino bars along with food specials at Mermaid Restaurant and Shady Grove Lounge. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 702-263-7777.

STRATOSPHERE, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Treasure/DJ Mac, Top of the World, start at $129 per person
Bihlman Bros/Nitro, Images Lounge, cash bar/no cover
Video DJs, C Bar, cash bar/no cover
Frankie Moreno, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31, $99 plus fees

SUNSET STATION, 1301 W. Sunset Road, Henderson
Cotton Club, All That Jazz NYE Party, live music, martinis starting at $5, hand-rolled cigar, free admission. 702-577-7777.
Strike Zone NYE Party, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., lane, shoe rental, large pizza per lane, special midnight celebration, party favors, under 18 must be accompanied by adult. $150 per lane or $175 on Dec. 31 (max 5 people). 702-547-7467.

TEXAS STATION, 2101 Texas Star Lane
NYE 2011 - The Black & White Extravaganza, starting at $35, DJ Lexo, doors open at 9 p.m. 702-631-1000.
South Padre, Jerry Tiffee, 1:30 p.m., $10 general admission; True-2-Crue, 8 p.m., $15. Champagne toast at midnight
A-Bar, Darrin Michaels, 7 to 11 p.m.
Garage Bar, Betsy Holm, 7 to 11 p.m.
Martini Lounge, Sideshow, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Cosmic Bowling Party, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., includes lane, shoe rental, large pizza with 2 toppings and pitcher of soda or beer, glow necklaces, under 18 must be accompanied by adult. $60-$80 per lane (max of 5 people). 702-288-7984.

TREASURE ISLAND, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Gilley's 12 Gauge NYE Party, 3-hour open bar, food, live entertainment, tickets start at $54.95, 702-492-3960

TROPICANA LAS VEGAS, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South
New Year's Eve Bacio Bash, Disco DJs, four-course prix fixe menu, $120, 702-739-3561
RPM Nightclub, NYE party with Mary J. Blige, open bar from 8 to 10 p.m., $75 women, $125 men

THE VENETIAN, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Valentino, four-course dinner menu prepared by Chef Luciano Pellegrini, $129. Add-ons and wine pairing available. 702-414-3000.
TAO, Kim Kardashian, tickets start at $200, 702-492-3960

WYNN LAS VEGAS, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Tryst NYE Party, hosted by Rob Kardashian, hors d'oeuvres, champagne toasts, table packages. 702-770-7000
Bartolotta, seven-course meal from Chef Paul Bartolotta. Italian-inspired family-style seafood. $350. Or five-course meal for $175 or three-course meal for $125. 702-770-3305.
Lakeside Grill, six-course menu featuring sea scallops and potato gnocchi with mushrooms and Alba truffles, $350. 702-770-3310.

OTHER PARTIES OFF THE STRIP

Artifice & Bar + Bistro, Downtown Block Party, Collective Zoo presents a bar-hopping New Year's celebration. Open bar 9 to 11 p.m. at Bar + Bistro. Champagne toast. DJ sets, reggae by ONEness Vibe and fire-dancing. 8 p.m. $40.

Downtown Countdown 2012, New Year's Eve block party in Fremont East district, presented by InsertCoins Videolounge Gamebar, drink specials, live music from Pride and the Vanities, Otherwise, Rhyme N Rhythm and special guests. 8 p.m. Must be 21. Free.

Beauty Bar, downtown Las Vegas, fashion show, $1 glasses of champagne, DJ sets, performances by Cinemetric, Hunnypot, Italian Japenese, The Objex, Paria B & DUWOProse. 9 p.m. $5.

A NYE Burlesque and Variety Gala Event, Boomers Bar, 3200 W. Sirius Ave., cocktail hour, live feed from New York City, free champagne, burlesque, vaudeville and variety acts, outside viewing of Strip fireworks, $20. 702-625-0495.

Crazy Horse III,3525 W. Russell Road, Laura Crost will host NYE party, open bar 9 p.m. to midnight, champagne toast, $99 bottles of champagne. Industry appreciation breakfast from 4 to 8 a.m. with endless Bloody Marys and mimosas. 702-673-1700.

Tommy Rocker's, 4725 Dean Martin Drive, free champagne, party favors, live music, outdoor food truck party, great view of fireworks on the Strip. Free admission. 702-261-6688.

Resort on Mount Charleston, NYE dinner and party, $150. NYE hotel package including dinner, room, party, $299. Champagne toast and party favors included. DJ from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. 702-872-5500.

Wildfire Lanes, 4451 E. Sunset Road, Henderson, Bowl in the New Year, East Coast party 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and West Coast party 6:30 p.m.-midnight. unlimited bowling and shoe rental, free pizza and cake, champagne toast at midnight, raffles, under 18 must be accompanied by adult. 702-435-4000.

NEW YEAR'S PACKAGES

Ravella Lake Las Vegas, $489, two-night stay, champagne, gourmet three-course dinner, NYE party, breakfast, spa credit, complimentary kid's club, 888-810-0440.

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNERS

Hash House A Go Go, NYE specials include HH wedge salad or Kennebec potato chips for $7.95, a surf & turf for $31.95 or a NY mixed grill with a crab cake, ahi tuna and giant scallops for $32.95, and chocolate peanut butter bread pudding or blueberry cobbler, $7.95. M Resort, The Plaza or Imperial Palace locations. The West Sahara location will feature different specials.

Marche Bacchus, 2620 Regatta Drive, NYE four-course menu, early seating at 5:30 p.m., $95, and six-course menu for 8:30 seating, $149. Complimentary champagne and party favors. 702-804-8008.

Triple George Grill, 201 N. 3rd St., three-course menu featuring beef wellington or Chilean sea bass, glass of champagne, $100 per couple, 702-384-2761.

THEATER

"Santa's Magical Circus," holiday show featuring holiday skits, one-of-a-kind illusions, showgirls and specialty acts, 6 p.m. daily through Dec. 31, V Theater, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, 1-866-932-1818.

HOLIDAY DISPLAYS

Glittering Lights, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through Jan. 1. Admission is $15 per car and $1 per person for buses, with a $20 minimum. Visit vegasglitteringlights.com or call 888-926-7402 for more information.

Ethel M Chocolates Holiday Cactus Garden, open daily until Jan. 1, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, Henderson. Free admission. Thousands of lights and decorations decorate the three-acre cactus garden. Throughout the season, local choirs will perform holiday favorites in the garden and Santa will make appearances on select evenings through Dec. 23.

20th annual Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., two-acre winter wonderland featuring hundreds of decorated trees, millions of lights, a carousel and a train, photos with Santa Claus, a gingerbread house display, a gift cabin and the Gift Box Cafe. Open 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursdays and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 31. General admission is $9-75, $7.75 for children, free for children under 3. Special discount nights.

Las Vegas Garden Railway Society's Annual Christmas Model Train Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through Dec. 31, Jim Marsh Automotive, 8555 W. Centennial Parkway. Free. 702-645-3009.

The Sam's Town Winter Wonderland features festive lighting, decorative snowflakes, garland streams, wreath adorned lampposts, snow-covered trees, a Santa’s workshop, poinsettias, red garland, ice crystals, lighted polar bears and indoor snow. The free 15-minute winter laser light spectacular will take place at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. nightly. www.samstownlv.com.

Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The Atrium has been transformed into a floral wonderland with 120 floral sculptures, lights and 5,000 holiday mums. A special holiday show will be presented nightly on The Lake of Dreams. Penske-Wynn Ferarro Maserit is offering free admission through Dec. 30. Also, there will be trunk shows throughout the month. 702-770-7000.

SHOWS

Blue Man Group, additional 4 p.m. performances Dec. 19-30. Buy one, get one free available for Nevada residents with ID. The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702-414-9001.

DONATIONS/FUNDRAISERS

13 Bloody Days of Christmas, annual blood drive by Rio headliners Penn & Teller, Dec. 17-31, United Blood Services, 6930 W. Charleston Blvd. and 601 Whitney Ranch Drive. Donors will receive two free tickets to Penn & Teller's show.

 

To add information to this listing, send an e-mail to jlupiani@ktnv.com.

Loading...