3 Holiday Winter Festivities You Can’t Miss

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Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the holiday spirit surely hasn’t. The city of Henderson has plenty of Christmas activities and events to get you and your family in the jolliest mood. From discovering winter wonderlands, running a holiday marathon to winning extra cash, these winter festivities certainly cannot be missed.

What: It’s a Fairy Tale Christmas
Take your family out and have a magical time at this year’s WinterFest celebration. The theme will be It’s a Fairy Tale Christmas, and it will feature a tree lighting ceremony, evening light parade, gingerbread house displays, music performances and several magical towns.

Discover and experience a world full of magic from the Enchanted VillageOnce Upon a TimeHappily Ever After and Santa’s Village – where there will be carriage rides, train rides, pony rides and Mrs. Clause carousel, for you and your family to enjoy! Click here for more WinterFest activities and schedule.
When: December 11-13 2014
Where: Henderson Events Plaza and Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water Street DistrictWhat: Jingle Bell Run 
Dress up in your favorite holiday Christmas sweaters, hats or suits – and have a jolly good time running or walking with your family at this year’s Jingle Bell Run! This would be a fun, healthy and exciting outdoor family activity, and especially if you’re all looking to burn off some of those holiday treats before Christmas Day. The run is only 5k long (3.1 miles) down the Pittman Wash Trail. The route will then jingle you back to the Legacy Park for some holiday festivity! Sign up now
Early Registration $12-$20
Day-of Registration $15-$25
Family Fun Walk Early Registration $6-$20
When: December 20, 2014
Where: Pecos Legacy Park 150 N. Pecos Rd.What: Emerald Island Casino New Year’s Eve Party
Come celebrate New Year’s Eve at Emerald Island Casino for a night to remember! There will be hors d’oeuvres, desserts, Irish coffee, free souvenir photos and many prizes to give away. And while waiting for the champagne toast at midnight, you and your friends will have the chance to win $100 from Treasure Chest of Cash or $1,100 from Wheel of Cash!
When: December 31, 2014  (4pm  – 1am)
Where: Emerald Island Casino, 120 Market St. Henderson, Nevada 89015

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