Henderson’s Top Holiday Attractions You Don’t Want to Miss

Henderson is known for its hometown feel. The city joins the community as it hosts the best seasonal attractions every year in the Las Vegas valley.

Here are top attractions you don’t want to miss in Henderson this holiday season.



December 8 -10 at Henderson Events Plaza and Henderson Convention Center.

Every year Henderson hosts the WinterFest and exhibits a different festivities each year.

This year’s theme is the Winter – Silver & Snowflakes. The beautiful desert city provides a fun snow play area along with a variety of family-friendly activities that brings in the holiday cheer.

Whether you prefer arts and crafts, delicious food vendors, strolling carolers, enchanting Gingerbread Houses or a spectacular evening light parade the WinterFest is also a holiday hub for live entertainment.


The Jingle Bell Run – December 17 at Pecos Legacy Park

Henderson strives to keep the community active as it features another fun season run for the entire family.

This 3.1-mile course (5K) is going to ring in the holiday spirit. Participants run in their favorite holiday apparel and jingle all the way. The event will also include holiday music from a live DJ as well as after run indulgences including hot chocolate, delicious seasonal coffees, Makena Lei’s Shave Ice and more Goodies.


Ethel M Chocolates’ Botanical Cactus Garden – Novemeber – January 1, 2017

Nothing raves the holiday spirit like an illuminating cactus Christmas tree. Welcome to Nevada…

This year is the 18th annual Cactus Garden Lighting display at Ethel M Chocolates in Henderson.

Every year the delicious chocolate factory showcases over half a million lights. This attraction is not only loved by the Henderson community but is well-known holiday display across the valley and was voted as one of the top holiday attractions in the entire Las Vegas valley by USA Today.

“The 3-acre Botanical Cactus Garden, located adjacent to the Ethel M Chocolate Factory, features more than 600,000 lights lit up for all to enjoy and attracts thousands of festive chocolate lovers each year.”


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