Ethel M Chocolates Holiday Cactus Garden

No holiday season in Henderson is complete without a visit to Ethel M Chocolates’ dazzling Holiday Cactus Garden. This stunning three-acre botanical display showcases hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights woven between unique cacti and drought-resistant plants from the Southwestern desert. Meander along pathways illuminated by glowing trees, stops adorned in icicles and snowflakes fashioned from sparkling bulbs. Kids and kids-at-heart alike will be awestruck by the festive botanical sculptures and gigantic holiday figures. After wandering the shimmering scenery, pop into the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Garden to learn how premium chocolates are made and get a taste for yourself. The Factory’s massive windows give visitors a behind-the-scenes view of chocolatiers at work. Then peruse the gourmet chocolates and specialty treats in the gift shop. With hot chocolate in hand, toast to the sweetest holiday memories with your loved ones.

Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014

Phone: (702) 435-2655

Holiday at the Park

Where else but in Henderson can you experience a winter wonderland in the desert? Holiday at the Park transforms Family Fun Village at the Galleria at Sunset mall into a jolly playland reminiscent of the North Pole. Go ice skating on a real ice rink surrounded by dazzling holiday scenery. Children can meet Santa and capture picture-perfect moments while sharing their wish lists. On weekends, carolers serenade guests with festive tunes as magical snowfall covers the area. Need to knock out some last-minute gift shopping? The dozens of retailers and eateries within the Galleria at Sunset offer something for everyone on your list. Refuel from all the merriment at one of the mall’s casual restaurants or quick stops like Capriotti’s, BLVD Creamery, or Ricco’s Pancake House.

Address: 1300 W Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV 89014

Phone: (702) 434-0059

Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Buckle up and get ready for the most brilliant lights display in Southern Nevada. Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway stretches over 2.5 miles and features more than 5 million sparkling lights choreographed and synchronized to joyful holiday tunes. Caravan through the dazzling and festive scenes in the comfort of your personal vehicle, Party Bus Henderson coach, or an attraction viewing package like the Santa Tram or COVERALL Bus Tour option. A winter carnival and Santa’s Village await at the end of the brilliant drive-through light show. Kids can meet Santa and Mrs. Claus themselves, explore holiday scenes and villages, ride carousels and kiddie rides, play carnival games, and more. Adults aren’t left out – festive foods, gift vendors, and even holiday spirits are available to keep the merriment going.

Address: 7000 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89115

Phone: (702) 632-8242

Holiday Shopping

‘Tis the season for hunting down the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Luckily, the Greater Las Vegas area is a retail mecca with endless options for tackling all your holiday shopping needs. The District at Green Valley Ranch is an immense open-air shopping, dining, and entertainment destination adorned with festive decor throughout the holidays. Every item on your gift list can be found at retailers like Pottery Barn, Barnes & Noble, Sephora, Apple, and dozens more. Kids will delight in exploring the participatory Exploration Park and rides while parents check items off their lists. When the shopping bags get too heavy, recharge at one of the District’s plentiful dining spots. If you prefer knocking out shopping in one fell swoop, the Las Vegas Premium Outlets offer deep discounts at major brand stores like Coach, Michael Kors, Adidas, and Tommy Bahama. Just northwest of Henderson, this shopper’s paradise boasts tax-free shopping on apparel, handbags, shoes, and accessories from designer labels and coveted brands. The District at Green Valley Ranch 2240 Village Walk Dr, Henderson, NV 89052 (702) 564-8595

Las Vegas Premium Outlets

Address: 7400 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89123

Phone: (702) 896-5599

Holiday Events

From festive parades to glitzy performances to gingerbread house competitions, cities like Las Vegas and Henderson are brimming with special holiday happenings and events. The univerally-beloved GLITTERING LIGHTS Las Vegas Parade is back at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway entertaining crowds with marching bands, larger-than-life balloons, and of course, Santa making his grand arrival. In Green Valley Ranch, the Holiday at the Ranch series offers joyous carols by the Sweet Adelines, an outdoor fire pit and s’mores for toasting marshmallows, visits from Santa and his reindeer, holiday movies under the stars, and more merry moments. The city of Henderson also hosts beloved annual events like WinterFest, a free two-day outdoor event featuring a parade, holiday village, Snow Maze, and live entertainment at Henderson Convention Center. Holiday Farmers Markets pop up weekends leading up to Christmas, offering handmade crafts, carolers, festive foods and sweets, and perfect gift items.

Keeping the Holiday Spirit Alive After the Holidays

While the sights and sounds of the holidays begin to fade away after New Year’s, one timeless Henderson destination ensures the merriment lives on well into the new year. UNWINED at the District on Green Valley Ranch is an intimate neighborhood wine bar offering craft wines, beers, and cocktails alongside shareable plates meant for lingering with loved ones all year long. In the cozy, lush space, guests can clink glasses next to the floor-to-ceiling fireplace or soak in vineyard vibes on the expansive patio overlooking the swaying palms. For a taste of the grape on a grander scale, schedule an outing for your party at Primrose Park Wine Cellar. During the experience, groups will be escorted to the winery’s private, underground wine cellar dating back to 1885. After behind-the-scenes glimpses into the cellar’s unique history and operations, guests will savor flights of estate wines complete with a gourmet spread in the picturesque tree- and flower-filled cellar. Keep your group toasting the season with Party Bus Henderson. UNWINED at District on Green Valley Ranch 2221 Village Walk Drive, Suite 170, Henderson, NV 89052 (702) 314-8815

Primrose Park Wine Cellar

Address: 750 Athol St, Henderson, NV 89011

Phone: (702) 263-8497

Rent With Party Bus Henderson To Hit Every Attraction

From parks and shows to feasts and festivities, Henderson gleams with holiday cheer around every corner. Let Party Bus Henderson be your transportation guide this season. Our sleek buses, top-notch amenities, and consummate professionals behind the wheel ensure you and your loved ones can completely immerse yourselves in the magic without worrying about the logistics. Our reservation specialists are standing by 24/7 to build your ideal holiday outing. Simply call 702-273-3530 and share your vision – we’ll handle making it a reality smoothly and stylishly. Wishing you a splendid season filled with cherished memories!