Nevada’s largest drive-through light show, this annual event showcases 1 million LEDs and more than 400 animated displays over 2.5 miles. Sun–Thu 5:30–9P; Sat and holidays 5–10P. $20–$75 per vehicle (season passes available). Las Vegas Motor Speedway, glitteringlightslasvegas.com
The Women’s Guild hosts this popular indoor/outdoor event full of fine arts, crafts, clothing, jewelry, antiques, and more. 8A–6P Fri–Sat; 8A–2P Sun, free. St. Viator Parish, 2461 E. Flamingo Road, stviator.org
This 40-minute ride along the Boulder Branch Line features a toy train exhibit, Santa's sleigh for photos, North Pole mailbox, and depot gift store. 10A–3P Fri–Sun, $5–$10. Nevada State Railroad Museum, 601 Yucca St., Boulder City, nevadasouthern.com
The annual Scandinavian Holiday Bazaar will be held November 17, with all sorts of imported and domestic holiday items available, including table decorations, trolls, rosemaled calendars, and a wide variety of edibles.
With floats, toy soldiers, snowflake princes and princesses, nutcrackers, dancers, drummers, and joyful music, this nondenominational parade is fun for the whole family. 6P, free. Park Center Drive, downtownsummerlin.com
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum presents "A December to Remember" talk by Hawaiian author and cultural specialist Patrick Kaanoi. His topic: "Hawaiian Winter & New Year Traditions called Makahiki". The talk starts at 1:00. Free with paid admission to museum
Celebrate the season as the best and brightest groups from the Clark County School District's Mariachi Music Instructional Program play musical favorites and interpretations of holiday classics. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Your registration for this fundraiser includes a full Santa suit, a medal, and the opportunity to be part of the largest gathering of Santas in the world! The race benefits Opportunity Village. 8A, $40. Fremont Street, raceentry.com
Mistletoe, snowflakes and holiday cheer take over the Spring Preserve once again for Holiday Express. Ride the train to Santa’s Village for cookie decorating, reindeer games, holiday crafts, story time, and yes…. to play in snow.
From crafts to food to everything in between, this is the place to celebrate all things artsy. Cockroach Theatre offers 20-minute vignettes, multiple food trucks offer mouth-watering dining, and booths of all sorts offer one-of-a-kind items. 5–11P, free. 1025 First St., ffflv.org
A smaller production that is perfect for the first-timer. Distilled to the most important scenes, a narrator provides the context. Children and local talent provide all the characters. Production by the Pink Tutu Ballet Company. 7P, free. Town Square thepinktutuballet.com