The holidays in Las Vegas are filled with decorations and celebrations on a grand scale. This is a city that loves bright, twinkly lights and parties all year round, and the fall and winter holidays are a great excuse to increase the bling factor throughout the city.
In late October, things start getting festive in Las Vegas with the Day of the Dead in early November, and the celebratory mood stays until the Chinese New Year. The holiday season in Vegas is filled with parties, festivals, fireworks and decorations--loads of decorations. Be sure to have plenty of space on your camera for the dozens of pictures you’re sure to take.
The Bellagio’s Conservatory and Botanical Gardens changes with each season, and its Christmas and Chinese New Year displays are perennial crowd pleasers. The area often becomes stuffed with people during the holidays, so you may want to come early in the day to avoid the crowd.
New Year's Eve is a great time to visit Las Vegas, with two major celebrations going on: America's Party on the Vegas Strip and Downtown Countdown on Fremont Street Experience. Crowds in both places brave the cold to be a part of these gigantic block parties. At midnight, the Strip rings in the New Year with its famous roof-top fireworks that light up the sky for miles.
For more on these and other can't-miss events, read on for our list of Las Vegas’ 10Best holiday attractions.