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7 Unique Ways to Spend Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

November 24 is right around the corner! If you have no desire to spend the holiday at home in your own kitchen, or seated in an overheated room listening to that certain someone for hours on end, we’ve found seven unique ways for you to spend Thanksgiving in Las Vegas.

Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas

Should you have no desire to do the cooking and just sit back and enjoy the eating– Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas is a must for you this Thanksgiving. Their chefs are whipping up a traditional holiday feast that you won’t forget, including roast turkey. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 p.m.  Reservations are not required, but it’s always a good idea to plan in advance to help ensure you get seated and served sooner than later.

Holiday Cactus Garden

Holiday Cactus Garden

Looking for some Thanksgiving dessert in the desert? There’s no better choice than the festively-lit Holiday Cactus Garden at the Ethel M. Chocolate Factory. Kick-off the holiday season by exploring this botanical garden illuminated by more than a million lights. Admission is just $1 per person, and the garden will be open all season long, including Thanksgiving Day. The cactus garden operates nightly at 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Enjoy hot chocolate, live entertainment, and take part in a truly unique Thanksgiving tradition.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Located inside the Luxor Resort and Casino, the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is an  immersive exhibit featuring more than 250 authentic artifacts from the doomed ocean liner, which sank in the frigid Atlantic after hitting an iceberg in 1912. Now you may not find the answer to the age-old question of whether or not there was room for two on the door, but you will receive an educational and entertaining experience nonetheless. Tickets start at just $24 for children (4-12) and $32 for adults, with admission times from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving. 

Dragon Ridge Turkey Trot

Burn some calories before the day’s feast by participating in the 8th annual DragonRidge Country Club Turkey Trot 5K or 1 mile walk on November 24th. The race will start bright and early at 9:00 a.m. and will wind through the scenic DragonRidge Golf Course, which offers stunning views of the Vegas valley. Tickets are $40 day of. The top three runners in each age category will be awarded after the race ends at 11:00 a.m.

Snow Carnival Holiday Forest at M Resort Spa Casino

Snow Carnival Holiday Forest at M Resort Spa Casino

Las Vegas isn’t freezing over, but a secluded part of it will be transformed into a picture-perfect winter wonderland November 23rd – January 8th at the M Resort Spa and Casino. This first-time Snow Carnival will delight all ages with thousands of twinkling lights, 350+ tons of real snow, slides, snowball target areas, snowman building, and much more!    Reservations are recommended for this is a time-ticket event, so make sure that you book your experience today.

Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

If you just can’t wait until Black Friday to start your holiday shopping, the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets has got you covered. This massive outdoor shopping mall is conveniently located in downtown Las Vegas just off I-15. The outlets will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but are open from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.. Adidas, Kate Spade, and Moose Knuckles are just a few of the name brands that offer killer outlet prices all year round.

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

Volunteer with Gobble Gobble Give

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community this holiday, look no further than Gobble Gobble Give. This non-profit program operates nationwide to hand out food and care packages to the homeless. Las Vegas is now accepting volunteers! Learn more about the 2022 LLAMA LOT Block Party and much needed donations to include warm food dishes, clothing, blankets, and toiletry kits. There are plenty of ways to help out, from sorting donations to putting meals together. Spend your Thanksgiving in Las Vegas making a difference in somebody’s life.

There’s always something to do in Las Vegas, whether you’re looking for luxury accommodations, amazing nightlife, and some of the best dining in the world, or if you’re just searching for family-friendly activities to celebrate Thanksgiving in Las Vegas. Whatever the case, Things to Do in Las Vegas will always point you in the right direction.

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