The Bellagio unveiled its holiday display to the public inside the conservatory & botanical gardens featuring a 42-foot long white fir tree covered with lights and ornaments along with the queen’s room and castle.
The Torres family shows off their Christmas pirate ship that they built on their home in Henderson.
Siegel Cares, the charitable wing of The Siegel Group, delivered toys to families at their apartment complexes in Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Santa (Ryan Reaves) and his helpful elf (Will Carrier) surprised a lucky group of kids with Golden Knights swag and tickets to a game.
Majestic Holiday Magic at the Bellagio Conservatory (Kevin Cannon – Review-Journal)
Bob and Sandy Ellis of Henderson, who donate to several Clark County School District schools, have added Matt Kelly Elementary in Las Vegas to their list of schools where every student gets new shoes, socks and a toy. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Arguably better than a hotel holiday display, is Terry and Angie Fator’s home located in southwest Las Vegas. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Tim and Chemaine Jensen of Village Meat & Wine explain the different types of poultry available for the holidays. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Rio’s Global Winter Wonderland celebrates holidays from around the world.
Holiday parade lights up Downtown Summerlin every Friday and Saturday night through Dec. 22.
Wizards and warriors are ready for the holidays at Excalibur’s Tournament of Kings Holiday Dinner Show.
Golden Knights player Deryk Engelland was on hand for the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. (Mat Luschek / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Green Valley Ranch’s Winter’s Village
“Majestic Holiday Magic” at the Bellagio Conservatory.
Cowabunga Bay Christmas Town
Perla Gumm has spent the past few years collecting toys for kids for the LV Rescue Mission. It’s something she started even before the rescue mission was her beneficiary; she just felt a need to collect toys and teamed up with them later. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
Steve Siegel, CEO of the Siegel Group, speaks about helping families and other needy residents to keep them from teetering off into homelessness. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye)
Magical Forest Lights
Ethel M’s holiday cactus garden. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
On Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, Mystic Falls Park opened with its annual tree lighting ceremony, hosted by Boyd Gaming Executive Chairman Bill Boyd. The attraction features a Winter Wonderland theme and holiday-inspired laser light show, available daily Nov. 23 to Jan. 1. (Mat Luschek / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Glittering Lights holiday display is shining at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Mat Luschek/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Marty Allen, a member of the famous comedy team Allen & Rossi dating to the late-1950s, died Monday in Las Vegas Allen had been suffering from effects of pneumonia On Christmas morning, he suffered a broken hip Allen and Rossi made 44 appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” Including The Beatles’ second performance on the show in February 1964 Allen performed his last show at South Point in March, just before his 95th birthday “I told my wife I wanted an antique for my birthday,” he said that night. “So she framed my birth certificate.”
Singer Pia Zadora might have a swanky room named for her at Piero’s Italian Cuisine, but the place she really holds dear is her home in The Ridges of Summerlin. Her son, Jordan Kaufer, appears as Santa Claus in his mother’s show at Piero’s Italian Cuisine in downtown Las Vegas. Zadora lives with her third husband, Michael Jeffries; her 20-year-old son from her second marriage, Jordan Kaufer, and two dogs, Snowflake and Merle Singer Pia Zadora says she loves “everything Christmas,” and her home in The Ridges is decked out for the holidays. The star of stage and screen welcomed Real Estate Millions into her 7,000-square-foot, five-bedroom home to talk about her Las Vegas history. Pia Zadora works in her music studio at her Summerlin home. She performs at the iconic Piero’s Italian Cuisine in downtown Las Vegas. A portrait of Pia Zadora by Andy Warhol is displayed over the living room bar. Memorabilia includes a framed photo of one of Pia Zadora’s first modeling jobs, an ad for Dubonnet wine, her 1985 Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Performance and the 1982 Golden Globe Award for Best Female New Star of the Year.
Need to get in the holiday spirit? Juan and Maria Torres are already there. The Torres’ have built a 20-foot Christmas castle in their front yard, including a replica of Big Ben in London and multiple cartoon characters, like the Flintstones and the Peanuts. Juan began building the display in April in his backyard. Juan works valet on a graveyard shift and would spend at least 7 hours of his day working on the display. Juan said he built the display so that the rest of the neighborhood could get in the holiday spirit, and of course, to make his wife happy.
It’s officially the holidays at Bellagio! The Conservatory and Botanical Gardens switched to a festive holiday display. There are 34,000 flowers on display, 28,000 of which are poinsettias. The center of the display is a 42-foot Christmas tree with 2,500 ornaments and 7,000 LED lights. New this year is an large ice queen. 6 large polar bears surround the display, covered in carnations and hydrangeas There’s even a train running through the display with a camera so you can see its route. It took 125 people to assemble the whole display. The holiday display will be open through January 6.
Nearly 15,000 Americans landed in emergency rooms after decorating for the holidays last year. Here are seven tips to avoid injuries: 1. Buy a shorter tree. 2. Use projector lights to mimic string lights outside your home. 3. Hire professionals to decorate. 4. Use a spotter at the bottom of your ladder. 5. Don’t rush when you’re on the roof. 6. If you’re older than 60, leave the high decorating for younger people with stronger bones. 7. Save the eggnog for afterward.