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Las Vegas’ Magical Forest gives veterans free admission

Las Vegas’ Magical Forest will host Military Appreciation Night on Wednesday.

United States veterans and active-duty military will receive free admission for themselves and a guest to Opportunity Village’s winter wonderland, the organization said Monday.

The Magical Forest is a family-friendly holiday utopia that includes nightly entertainment, photos with Santa, a mini roller coaster, a Forest Express Passenger Train, a carousel and more. Opportunity Village is a Las Vegas nonprofit that serves people with intellectual disabilities.

The honorary mayor of the Magical Forest on Wednesday will be Arnold Stalk, founder of the Veterans Village nonprofit.

The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village on 6300 W. Oakey Blvld. will be open until Dec. 31, with the exception of Christmas day. The box office opens at 5:30 p.m.

Family members of U.S. veterans and active-duty military will also be able to receive $2 discounts on general admission tickets or passports with the donation of a non-perishable food item to Veterans Village. Individual ride tickets are $3 each.

Contact Briana Erickson at berickson@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5244. Follow @brianarerick on Twitter.

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