McKee Ranch Holiday Minis
LaLa Photography is at McKee Ranch again with sets designed to lift your holiday spirits! Santa will also be there to visit with and for photos! Sign up here for limited VIP appointments. Multiple photographers are available for walk-ins, but read the details so you’ll be prepared. Photo are scheduled from 10am – 2pm on the following dates:
November 25, 26, 27
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18
Dates: Nov.12 – December 24
There is a $20 admission fee to McKee Ranch during the holiday season.
Santa has been making his list and checking it twice and wants to know who has been naughty and nice. Bring the kids to Santa’s Norman Rockwell inspired house in Town Square Park for photos to help make this holiday season a memory that will last forever. Photos with Santa are by appointment only from November 12 to December 24. Schedule your visit here.
For 2016, all visits with Santa will be by appointment only. Unlike the virtual queue that was in place in the past, you can now schedule the exact time and date you wish to visit Santa. No crowds, no lines, and a premium experience for you and your children. Your $20 deposit will be applied towards your photo and/or Digital download purchase when you arrive on time for your appointment.
Santa Claus arrives on Nov. 18 and takes up residency in his Winter Wonderland-themed set sponsored by Summerlin Hospital Medical Center in the Macy’s Promenade through Dec. 24. Photo packages start at $22, and Santa offers photos with pets on Tuesdays from Nov. 22 through Dec. 20 between 7 and 9 p.m.
In addition, Santa will appear in the Holiday Parade each evening at 6pm. The parade will run on the following dates:
November 18, 19, 25, 26
December 2, 3, 9, 10
Nightly, December 16 – 24
The holiday parade is back and better than ever! This must-attend holiday event occurs in the streets on Park Centre Drive and offers a magical family-friendly spectacle of floats, toy soldiers, snowflake princesses, nutcrackers, dancers and holiday music. Also parading through the streets are characters such as penguins, polar bears and reindeer. All shows are free and open to the general public.
Tivoli Village Las Vegas presents Picnics with Saint Nick starting Saturday November 26th & continuing every Saturday through December 24th! It’s a fun holiday experience with live entertainment, kids crafts, holiday sweet treats, balloon artists, face painters and a special story time with Santa and his helpers! Bring your picnic blanket and the whole family Every Saturday at 11am this holiday season to Tivoli Village for Picnics with Saint Nick!
Operation North Pole is a new holiday tradition for Las Vegas families. Hosted at Tivoli Village, tickets are available beginning November 18th. Learn more about the experience here.
Galleria at Sunset
Santa is available through December 24th at the Lower Level Sears Court.
Make a reservation to see Santa and spend less time in line. Plus, save 30% on your photos by pre-ordering a package online. Visit before December 9 to save an extra $5.
Receive a coupon for $30 to spend towards Tiny Prints. Visit the Santa photo checkout area for details. See terms and conditions.
”Holiday fun” photos are also available. Pose for a group or solo portrait in front of a festive holiday background.
Reservations and photo purchases are not required to visit Santa.
Monday – Saturday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM & Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
12/16 – 12/23: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
12/18: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Christmas Eve: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (No breaks)
*Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer.
Photos with Santa is sponsored by Tiny Prints.
Pet Night with Santa
Bring your four-legged friend to see Santa and pose for a photo! Cats and dogs only, please. Save over 30% on your photos by pre-purchasing online.
Mondays: 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12
Hours: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Pictures with Santa Claus are from November 25 – December 24
November 25 – December 11
Monday-Friday 11:00am – 7:00pm (Break 2:30 – 3:30)
Saturday 11:00am – 8:00pm (Break 3:00 – 4:00)
Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm (Break 3:00 – 3:30)
December 12 – 23
Daily 11:00am – 8:00pm (Break 1:00 – 1:30; 5:00 – 6:00)
9:00am – 4:00pm (Break 12:30 – 1:00)
The District at Green Valley Ranch
Santa will be available beginning November 25 near the Splash Pad. Packaging and prices vary.
November 25 – December 11
Monday – Friday 11am – 7pm (Break 2:30-3:30)
Saturday 11am – 8pm (Break 3pm – 4pm )
Sunday 11am – 6pm (Break 3pm – 3:30pm)
December 12 – December 23
Daily 11am – 8pm (Breaks 1pm – 1:30pm and 5pm – 6pm)
9am – 4pm (break 12:30-1)
Bass Pro Shops
As always, Bass Pro Shop offers an amazing and free opportunity for the holiday season! This year enjoy even more with when you grab your Bass Pass and explore free crafts and activities including a NEW Lincoln Logs Building area, Big Dig Excavation Area, and an activity rug.
View the entire schedule of events here.
Downtown Container Park
Santa will visit Downtown Container Park every Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 26 – Dec. 18, 1 – 5 pm, except for Dec. 10, noon – 3 pm. Parents can take their own photos. There is no cost to visit with Santa.
Ethel M Chocolate Factory
From November 15 – January 1st, Ethel M will be free and open to the public.
Holiday Lights: Nightly 5pm to 10pm
Factory & Chocolate Shoppe: Open daily 8:30am till 10pm
Visits from Santa Claus: Friday – Sunday till Christmas 5pm to 9pm
Performances by Local Choirs: Friday – Sunday 6pm to 8pm
NEW this year to Glittering Lights is the Santa Tram, powered by AAA. Register now for VIP Treatment that includes hot cocoa, kettle corn, a visit and photo with Santa, and much more! The Santa Tram will be hosted on limited nights and tickets can only be purchased in advance online. Tickets are per person.
Santa Train with Nevada Railroad State Museum
All aboard the 15th Annual Santa Train this December 3-4, 10-11 & 17-18th! This annual family event is a great day to get in the holiday spirit with a fun train ride with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Tickets are on sale NOW! Be sure purchase in advance as TRAINS SELL OUT. Tickets are ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE.
Santa Train is a great day at the museum as well, in addition to your fun ride to meet Santa you can go for a ride on the Eureka, a historic steam locomotive, visit the Model Railroad Expo as well as taking a ride on the Live Steamers.
Come experience the magic of riding the train at night! Guests will experience the magic of the holidays onboard and in their pajamas! Each pajama train includes visits from Santa, Storytelling, and of course Hot Chocolate & Cookies during the 1 hour excursion. Dates are December 9, 15, 16, 21, 22 & 23! Train departs at 6PM and 8PM.
Ticket prices are the same for patrons ages 1+:
First Class Tickets are $30 and includes table seating for 4 in the historic Dining Car with Table Service and unlimited Hot Chocolate & Cookies.
Second Class- ADA (table car) Tickets are $25 and includes table seating for 6 in historic Pullman Cars with a serving of hot cocoa and a cookie.
Coach Class Tickets are $20 and includes seating in the historic Pullman Cars in plush velvet seating with a serving of hot cocoa and a cookie.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Tickets are sold only online.
Springs Preserve Holiday Express
Embrace the holiday magic at the Springs Preserve with train rides to Santa’s magical village and festive activities including photos with Santa, holiday crafts, cookie decorating, holiday stories, a nutcracker display and more! This special journey will include all of the quintessential holiday trimmings along the way—from snow to hot cocoa.
Trips to Santa’s village depart 10 times each day at 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Spaces are limited for each departure time. We strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance to guarantee admittance and to reserve your preferred date and time. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. The Springs Preserve Holiday Express experience is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Keeping your time with Santa personal, there won’t be a professional photographer at Santa’s village. You are encouraged to bring your own camera or smartphone to document your Santa sighting.
Experience an awesome holiday adventure with Po and friends at the all-new Adventure to Santa – A DreamWorks DreamPlace featuring Kung Fu Panda on an exciting journey to visit Santa. Be one of the first this holiday season to experience this immersive and interactive adventure with your family.
Adventure to Santa is sponsored by The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Las Vegas South Premium Outlets
Santa will be available in the North Food Court (Entry B) during the following hours:
Nov 25: Soft Opening 5pm – 8pm
Nov 26 – 27: 10am – 8pm
Nov 28: 11am – 7pm
Nov 29 – Dec 4: 11am – 8pm
Dec 5: 11am – 7pm
Dec 6 – 9: 10am – 8pm
Dec 10 – 11: 10am – 8:30pm
Dec 12: 10am – 7pm
Dec 13 – 17: 9am – 8:30pm
Dec 18: 8am – 6pm
Dec 19 – 23: 10am – 8pm
Dec 24: 10am – 6pm
Join the Las Vegas South Premium Outles for Pet Photos With Santa. Bring your furry friend to pose with Santa on December 5th and December 19th from 7pm – 9pm at the Santa Set located in the North Food Court,Entry B.
Visit our event calendar rel=”nofollow” for a complete listing of events during the holiday season and always!
Please call ahead to double check these or any events that we list. Our goal is to provide you and your family with the best compilation of fun in Southern Nevada as accurately as possible, but sometimes things change without our knowledge. Happy Holidays!