As if we needed an excuse to visit fabulous Las Vegas, resorts across the city are celebrating the holiday season with a host of sparkling lights, festive outdoor events and more.
ARIA Resort & Casino is lighting up the holidays with its “Winter Wonderland” lobby display. Created by the ARIA pastry team and on display through Tuesday, Jan. 5, this year’s centerpiece is a custom-designed 15-foot-tall Sugar Palace, made from all edible ingredients.
Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens are celebrating all things merry and bright with thousands of plants and flowers with its glamourous winter holiday installation, “Hopefully Holidays.” Take in the beautiful Snow Queen and her majestic carriage pulled by four white horses, a fireplace setting with elves prepping for the holidays, a family of polar bears and, of course, the 42-foot-tall, adorned Christmas tree.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas welcomes the return of The Ice Rink as the Boulevard Pool transforms into a holiday spectacle high above the Las Vegas Strip. Visitors can enjoy roof-top ice skating on more than 4,200 square feet of real ice, roasting s’mores at socially distanced fire pits, adult renditions of seasonal cocktails, classic holiday films and breathtaking views surrounded by vibrant city lights.
Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa is celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with Merry Crimson, a festive indoor and outdoor poolside lounge and terrace with an extravagant display of over-the-top holiday décor, including a candy cane swing and fireplace. The pop-up holiday bar is perfect for those looking to jingle and mingle in a comfortable and spacious lounge seating inside, or outdoors at private cabanas or by fire pits perfect for making s’mores.
Wynn Las Vegas is ringing in the season and celebrating the holidays with festive offerings throughout the resort.Transforming the main atrium into a winter wonderland, the showpiece of Wynn’s holiday décor is six mini winter villages inspired by the novel, Gulliver’s Travels. More than 8,000 seasonal poinsettias, dozens of bedecked holiday trees, and oversized wreaths are also on display around the resort.