It’s the most wonderful time of the year that’s why some popular Las Vegas shows and entertainers are spreading the holiday cheer with limited-engagement shows that will no doubt put you in the holiday spirit. From puppets singing Christmas tunes to thousands of twinkling lights and even a torturous Santa here are the best holiday shows in Las Vegas:
A Very Terry Christmas – Mirage headliner and ventriloquist Terry Fator mixes Christmas songs into his hilarious show for the holiday season. A Very Terry Christmas takes guests on a journey of discovering the meaning of Christmas through the eyes of Winston, the Impersonating Turtle. Winston is away from his family for the holidays and needs some cheering up, so Terry decides to have a Christmas special with guest puppets ranging from Bing Crosby to Duggie, Fator’s annoying partying neighbor. Guests will be able to enjoy holiday classics like “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer,” “White Christmas,” “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Blue Christmas” in between Fator’s hilarious ventriloquism.
Mannheim Steamroller – Palazzo – And speaking of classic holiday tunes, Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Vegas at the Palazzo will put you in the holiday spirit with a trumped up production of your favorite Christmas songs like “We Three Kings,” “Silent Night,” “Deck the Halls” and so much more! This first-ever Las Vegas concert series also offers incredible choreography, aerial displays, and other new elements for an unforgettable holiday show. You can listen to Mannheim Steamroller now through Dec. 30 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on select nights.
Bellagio Fountains – Considered the best free show in Las Vegas, the Bellagio Fountains is a gorgeous water symphony choreographed to light and music. And during the holiday season, the Bellagio Fountains show incorporates holiday music and red and green lights into their spectacular production for a show that’s simply magical. Performances are every 30 minutes, Monday – Friday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.; after 8 p.m. the show runs every 15 minutes until midnight. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays the show runs from noon – 8 p.m. every 30 minutes and every 15 minutes from 8 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Eli Roth’s Goretorium – Planet Hollywood – The first-ever full-time horror attraction on the Strip is spreading the holiday horror this Friday, December 14 with its first Christmas Haunt. For 2 weeks the house of horrors will be transformed into the North Pole and the home of Santa’s evil-twin Sick Nick. The sinister Santa look-alike stole St. Nick’s naughty list and is punishing the bad boys and girls in ways that will certainly not leave visions of sugar plums dancing in your head. Try the Goretorium VIP Club Crawl by Nite Tours for a wicked Christmas celebration mixed with hot Las Vegas clubs.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Glittering Lights – This annual holiday light show features an impressive 450 animated displays along Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s 2.5-mile track. You can marvel at the twinkling lights now through Sunday, January 6. Show times are 5:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on select nights.
Las Vegas, NV – 12/13/12