The Cosmopolitan is once again transforming its fourth-floor Boulevard Pool into a holiday ice rink and winter escape (expect snow flurries). Guests can rent skates and glide across the ice, roast s’mores over open fire pits, enjoy seasonal cocktails or bottomless holiday-flavored mimosas, and warm up with a bowl of chili or grilled cheese with tomato soup. Dec 2–Jan 2.
Las Vegas is always lit, but the city shines a bit brighter during the holiday season. Long-running Christmas celebrations such as Ethel M’s Holiday Cactus Garden, where you’ll find cacti draped in colorful lights, and Glittering Lights, a 2.5-mile drive-through light display at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, have been around for three decades. But just like the slew of attractions, shows and parties that sweep through Vegas year-round, there's so much more to do each holiday season as other whimsical displays and pop-ups start new traditions. Below, our favorite Christmas events in Las Vegas making the end of the year feel extra festive.
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