To usher in the holiday season, Lake Las Vegas will host its 15th annual Christmas Tree lighting and first Santa Red Hat Run on Nov. 17 at the Village at Lake Las Vegas. The lighting of the community’s 36-foot tree will take place at 6 p.m. in the Village on the lawn. Participants are invited to donate new and gently used adult-sized sweaters for the Lake Las Vegas Live Dasco Sweater Drive to benefit the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. Sweaters are being collected at all Lake Las Vegas amenities through Jan. 1. This weekend’s events are open to residents and the public.
“We are excited to invite residents and guests to kick off the holiday season at Lake Las Vegas,” said Andy Gil, director of media for Lake Las Vegas. “This a fantastic opportunity get into the holiday spirit with your family and friends, and explore what Lake Las Vegas has to offer.”
• Santa Red Hat Run — 2 p.m. registration; 3 p.m. run/walk begins at Season’s Grocery and Deli, 20 Costa di Lago, unit 120, Henderson. To register for the Santa Red Hat Run, visit lakelasvegas.com.
• Tree Lighting — 6 p.m. The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 30 Strada di Villaggio, Henderson. The tree lighting will take place on the lawn and will feature a performance by Annie Meadows. Meadows is a contemporary Christian singer/songwriter and a fan favorite at Lake Las Vegas. Meadows has performed alongside a number of popular musical acts and flows between contemporary and traditional styles of music with an added touch of Celtic sound.
Home shoppers are invited to check out dozens of floor plans from builders including Century Communities, Edward Homes, Lennar Homes, Pulte Homes and William Lyon. Information on Lake Las Vegas’ new home developments is available online at lakelasvegas.com or at the community’s Sports Club on Lake Las Vegas Parkway.
Several new-home communities within Lake Las Vegas are offering holiday incentives. Lennar is offering over $13,000 on quick move-in homes through December with any homes sold in The Outlook, Regatta Pointe and Regatta Heights that close by the end of February.
Edward Homes will provide 2 percent toward closing costs (based on loan amount), include washer/dryer/refrigerator and provide a $2,500 credit toward window treatments on quick move-in homes that close by the end of the year.
William Lyon Homes is offering a 5 percent broker co-op on sales of move-in ready homes at its Lago Vista and Peaks collections that close by the end of the year.
The 3,600-acre Lake Las Vegas community surrounds its own 320-acre lake and is just a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip and downtown. To visit Lake Las Vegas or the community’s new home developments, take I-215 the Beltway east, and continue east on Lake Mead Parkway. Follow Lake Mead Parkway past Boulder Highway and turn left onto Lake Las Vegas Parkway.