Stay in an ice hotel, attend a winter festival and wander through an ice castle.
Fuel up on breakfast at the Primrose in the Park MGM. At this French-inspired bistro, dine on a basket of assorted baked goods, the smoked salmon bagel or the buttermilk pancakes topped with almond cream and maple syrup.
Pose with menacing extraterrestrials or a stampeding triceratops at HeadzUP Vegas’ Trick Art Museum, one of the largest 3D art collections in the U.S. HeadzUP also offers axe-throwing, archery and escape rooms.
Mariah Carey at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Thanks to her hit song “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” Mariah Carey has become a yuletide tradition. Get into the holiday spirit, even in the middle of the desert, with the singer’s song-titled show on Nov. 22, 23, 27, 29 and 30 (performances start at 8 p.m.). Can’t visit until after the holidays? Carey returns in February for her eight-night The Butterfly Returns residency.
Located in the basement of The Cromwell, a boutique-style hotel and casino on The Strip, Drai’s After Hours features four dance floors and two bars. If you prefer dancing with iconic Vegas views, the hotel’s rooftop is home to Drai’s Beachclub & Nightclub.