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Las Vegas Christmas Facts

Fun Facts for Christmas in Las Vegas


Las Vegas Christmas Facts

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You already know that Las Vegas is unlike any other city in the world. In fact that's probably why you live here, are considering moving here or are a frequent visitor. So it will come as no surprise that Christmas in Las Vegas is unlike Christmas anywhere int he world.

To that end I've compiled some fun facts about Las Vegas at Christmas time. Enjoy and feel free to makes suggestions.

  • Christmas Day is one of the most crowded on the Las Vegas Strip so be prepared.
  • The Average temperature on Christmas Day in Las Vegas ranges from 34 Fahrenheit (1 Celsius) to 58 Fahrenheit (14Celsius). Nippy enough on average to wear that new scarf, but not so cold as to be bitter and frostbite inducing.
  • Las Vegas NEVER closes so everything is open. From your favorite Local's Casino or Sportsbook to the Best Restaurants and the Best Shows. Everything is open, whether you want to spend your gift cards at great shops or just enjoy the decorations with the family, Las Vegas is the place to be.
  • If you are looking to dine out then a reservation is a must.
  • Las Vegas' Famous Buffets will have special menus and special pricing. A special treat for those of us who frequent these fine eateries.
  • The Fountains of Bellagio will get into the festivities with a Christmas Song List different from the standard Fountains of Bellagio Song List.
  • Sticking with the Bellagio, the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens decorate for Christmas including a 40+ foot Christmas Tree, penguins and elves.
  • Las Vegas is 3,716 miles (5,981 kilometers) from the North Pole.
  • There are tons of Free Las Vegas Christmas Attractions.
  • According to the Daily Meal Las Vegas is the Sixth Hungriest City in America. Wht can you do to help? Well check out these Great Las Vegas Charities for ideas.
  • Nevada has 653,597 people under the age of 18 according to the US Census Department. that means a potential mountain of Letters to Santa coming out of the Valley each December.
  • The Ethel M. Chocolate Factory in Henderson features a Christmas lights display with more than 500,000 3-D LED lights and is Free and open from Nov 16th to Jan 1st from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM nightly. Great for the little ones.
  • The Spring Preserve also brings back its holiday lights. Covering eight acres with eco friendly lights, this $5 attraction is a great way to spend the evening with the kids.
  • Crystals at CityCenter will display thousands of festive holiday flowers and live music daily.
  • Zarkana will celebrate its first Christmas in Las Vegas. This newest Cirque du Soleil show is a must see. Get Your Tickets Now.
  • Mannheim Steamroller will play shows nightly up to Christmas and beyond. Get Your Tickets Now.

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