Las Vegas Sun

July 30, 2014

Currently: 93° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Christopher DeVargas

Magical Forest

A celebratory tree lighting ceremony, marking the 21st anniversary of Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest, will take place Friday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. Linda Smith, Chief Development Officer of Opportunity Village, will usher its milestone anniversary by highlighting this season’s new attractions and introducing master-of-ceremonies Mayor Pro Tem Stavros Anthony, who will proclaim the Magical Forest “North Pole Nevada.” Santa Claus joins the holiday celebration along with the famous Las Vegas Tenors, special performances by Lorena Peril, the star of Fantasy at Luxor, and other esteemed Las Vegas special guests. Mayor Pro Tem Anthony will also flip the inaugural switch illuminating the brilliantly lit forest, and announce the official start of the holiday season in Las Vegas.

This year, Opportunity Village will continue to provide special discounted nights. Monday nights (family nights) are perfect for the whole family, presenting a wonderful opportunity for a festive family get together. Families purchasing one adult admission at the gate will receive a complimentary child’s admission. Thrifty Thursdays feature a $2 discount admission with the donation of a bag of new or gently used clothing/household items. College students receive $2 off General Admission every Sunday night. Seniors, as well as men and women of the military, receive $2 off General Admission daily.

Other special evenings include the “Sheriff Lock-up Night” on Nov. 28, where Sheriff Doug Gillespie is “locked-up” to help raise additional funds.

Event is ongoing: Until Sunday, January 6, 2013

  • Sundays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Fridays from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: 6300 W. Oakey Blvd.

Cost: $9 - $17.50

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Activities-Christmas, Fundraisers

Event posted Nov. 21, 2012
Last updated Nov. 21, 2012

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks

Today

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood

Wednesday

Las Vegas Film Festival
Inspire Theatre
Olivia Newton-John
Flamingo
Face 2 Face
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Thursday

Flosstradamus
Encore Beach Club | 10 p.m.
Nacho Comedy
Nacho Daddy Downtown | time TBA
Las Vegas Film Festival
Inspire Theatre | None

Friday

Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood
Keith Urban
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas | 7 p.m.
The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T's
Red Rock Casino Resort Spa | 7 p.m.

Saturday

Jazz Conversations Big Band Series
Viva Las Vegas Event Center
Rios vs. Chaves, Vargas vs. Novikov
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas | 3:30 p.m.
Sydney After Dark
Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

Sunday

Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve
Rock ‘N Roll Compendium
Planet Hollywood
Escape to Alaska
The Bank | 10:30 p.m.

Monday

Human Experience at The Beat
The Beat Coffeehouse
Forever Motor City
The Riviera | 9 p.m.
Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood