By Yvonne Newman
There are tons of ways to get into the holiday spirit in downtown Las Vegas. Below is a list of holiday happenings that you don’t want to miss!
All aboard at the Springs Preserve! Hop on a train bound for Santa’s magical village at this 180-acre attraction situated three miles west of downtown at 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Enjoy a cup of cocoa, crafts and cookie decorating along with winter-themed activities. springspreserve.org
THE MOB MUSEUM
Make Christmas a “family” affair at the national museum of organized crime and law enforcement located at 300 Stewart Ave. Not only is this popular attraction open on Christmas Day, but its retail store also boasts lots of humorous gift ideas. From Christmas ornaments to T-shirts, books and fun kitchen items, you’ll find lots to inspire you here. shop.themobmuseum.org
NEVADA BALLET THEATRE’S THE NUTCRACKER
Choreographed by James Canfield, there’s nothing better than going on a magical journey with Clara at NBT’s “The Nutcracker.” One of Las Vegas’ most popular holiday traditions, NBT’s “The Nutcracker” runs for 12 performances from December 9-24 in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts at 361 Symphony Park Ave. nevadaballet.org
“LEGENDS IN CONCERT” AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS
Running until late December, this year’s lineup will feature uncanny tribute artists performing as Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and many more. Ticket holders can expect to hear each tribute artist performing their legend’s greatest hits as well as popular holiday songs. For the finale, the whole cast will perform “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and the Legends Band will perform a tribute to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24.” legendsinconcert.com
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