Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, which is festively decorated with dazzling lights for the holidays. While many of the events in Las Vegas are geared toward adults, there are several family-friendly events being offered in 2017. Take the family to enjoy the holiday lights and to spend time together as you ring in the New Year. Vegas will be busy on New Year's Eve, so it will be a good idea to call ahead and verify information and confirm availability.
Noon Year’s Eve
Dec. 31 @ 10 a.m.
Town Square of Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV
Countdown to the New Year with the kids at this daytime celebration in Town Square. The fun festivities will include a DJ dance party, bounce houses, face painting, vendor booths and the excitement of a juice box toast and balloon drop at noon.
New Year’s Eve Skate Party
Dec. 31 @ 7 p.m.
Crystal Palace Skating Center, 3901 N. Rancho Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89130
Skate Vegas is offering a New Year’s Eve Party, so the family can roller skate into the New Year. Admission of $20/person will include party hats and horns.
Ice Rink at Cosmopolitan
Nov. 20-Jan. 10 @ Various Hours
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Skate into the New Year at the Ice Rink at Cosmopolitan All-day skating at the rink costs $20, which includes skate rentals. Admission to the decorated winter atmosphere surrounding the ice rink is free.
Holiday at the Park
Dec.1-Jan. 7 @ Various Times
The Park Vegas, 3784 Las Vegas S. at Park Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109
The Park is festively decorated for the holiday season, offering family-oriented fun on the Las Vegas Strip. The ice skating rink will be open from noon-4 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, so take the family for an afternoon of gliding across the ice and have fun.
Nov. 10-Jan. 7 @ 5 p.m.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Speedway is a large drive-through holiday light show at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The dazzling show is illuminated nightly with more than three million LED lights along the 2.5-mile course. The show will be open through Jan. 7, so take the family for a delightful ride and to Tickets for the carload will be $30 on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. There will be a value rate of $20 on some weeknights, so check the website for ticket information.
Nov. 24-Dec. 31 @ 5:30 p.m.
Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146
The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village is decorated as a winter wonderland featuring millions of sparkling lights in a forest of hundreds of trees. The final night of the family-friendly holiday light show will be New Year’s Eve. Tickets are $9-$20.
24th Annual Holiday Cactus Garden at Ethel M. Chocolates
Daily Nov. 7-Jan. 1 @ 5 p.m.
Ethel M Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, Henderson, NV 89014
The Ethel M. Chocolates botanical cactus garden is illuminated with holiday lights and beautiful decorations for the holidays. The final day of the Holiday Cactus Garden will be New Year’s Day, so take the family to enjoy the festive decorations.
The Fountains of Bellagio Las Vegas
Daily @ Various Times
Bellagio Las Vegas, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
The Bellagio Fountains will be a great place to take the family for a free show of over a thousand fountains and music. Enjoy the beauty of the fountains and listen to the choreographed music to delight the senses.
Las Vegas Christmas Town hosted by Wet ‘n’ Wild
Nov. 24 -Dec. 31
7055 South Fort Apache Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89148
New Year’s Eve will be the final night of Las Vegas Christmas Town, which is festively decorated with over three million lights. Enjoy ice skating, sledding, and entertainment with the family at this holiday attraction. Admission is $20 and includes all activities.