Shop Small Henderson at the Henderson Events Plaza! From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Water Street will come alive! Enjoy the small shops and eateries as you walk down historical Water Street. There will be a free Kidz Corner with Santa and a bounce house. Artparty4u will provide complimentary face painting and crafts. Local food trucks will be available, too!
The Ethel M Cactus garden, with all its Christmas lights, is a fun way to spend an evening in December. This free event will run until Jan. 5, 2020. But for the month of December, visits from Santa are on every Friday through Sunday 4–9 p.m. until Dec. 23. Free
Monday – Wednesday from 6–9 p.m.: Free live performances. Thursday – Sunday from 6–9 p.m.: At the top of each hour, enjoy a holiday show of lights and snow at the fountain stage. Snow is scheduled to fall by The LINQ Fountain Stage at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Free
The holiday display is available for guests to enjoy for free 24 hours a day, seven days a week from Dec. 7, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020.
The aquarium is free to the public. Bring the kids and take lots of pictures of the Underwater Santa and his elves. Santa is equipped with a microphone that allows him to listen to and speak with children. Hours: noon–1:15 p.m. and 2:15–3:30 p.m.,Saturdays and Sundays in December
Fun for the entire family, the winter wonderland features a 6,000-square-foot outdoor real ice rink (with real ice) and winter wonderland display. Santa will visit every Saturday through Dec. 21. Admission: $25 per person ages 6 to adult, $15 ages 5 and younger, including ice skate rental. Where: Winter's Village located at the amphitheater in the pool area.
Youth ages 11 to 17 can explore different methods of computer coding! NCLab combines fun, self-paced, interactive learning with creative activities and competitions.
Dress as your favorite princess, prince or knight in shining armor for the Winter Evening Ball! Listen to royal stories, enjoy fancy treats, play games and make crowns decorated in jewels. For ages 3 to 10. Free. 6–7 p.m.
Kick off the holiday season with a special evening of fun and philanthropy at the annual Friends of Henderson Libraries fundraiser. Friends of Henderson Libraries is hosting this festive night of fine foods and beverages alongside a silent and live auction for fantastic gift baskets. Tickets for the gala are $50 ($60 at the door).
Learn how to make lefse, a traditional Norwegian flatbread. Presented by the Sons of Norway. Free. 1–2 p.m.
Vegas Events and More brings you Fun With Frosty, a small business and craft show, on Saturday, Dec. 7. You'll enjoy holiday shopping with the talented and dedicated VEaM family of vendors. Get one-of-a-kind gifts from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for everyone on your list. Next to the buffet on the way to bingo!
A Destination Travel is hosting a Holiday Open House from 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. Come meet their agents and have some snacks while you mix and mingle.
Learn about the latest high-tech safety features for cars, including what new technologies are available, how they work and how they can make driving safer and more enjoyable. Free. 1–2:30 p.m.
A family-friendly event you won't want to miss with Mayor Debra March and Santa heading the tree lighting ceremony, craft and food vendors, live entertainment and a spectacular evening light parade. Tree Lighting Ceremony: Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. Festival: Dec.13, 6–9 p.m.; Dec. 14, noon–5 p.m.; Light Parade: Dec. 14, 5 p.m.
Attend this free seminar, Understanding ADHD, to discover how Brain Balance can help you understand why your child struggles socially, academically or behaviorally. 6:30–7:30 p.m. Register online.
Join us for monthly car seat checks here at the District. Nationally certified child passenger safety technicians will be available to check your car seat or help you with proper installation. Four out of 5 car seats are installed incorrectly. Make sure yours isn't one of them; have it checked! Parking lot behind REI.