Happenings

WinterFest

WinterFest Web
Friday, December 8
Saturday, December 9
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Free Admission
This year's theme is Dazzling Desert Holiday and includes a variety of family-friendly activities, including the official tree-lighting ceremony with Mayor Debra March and Santa, craft and food vendors, entertainment, and a spectacular evening light parade. Wristbands are available Friday and Saturday for day-of unlimited access to the Ferris wheel, carousel, train ride, toboggan slide, animal rides and rock wall.

WinterFest is open to all ages, from the young to the young at heart.

Tree-Lighting Ceremony
6pm, Friday, December 8 

Festival
6pm-9pm, Friday, December 8
Noon-8pm, Saturday, December 9

Evening Light Parade
In the Water Street District
5pm, Saturday, December 9

WinterFest Festival Activities

Friday, December 8 | 6pm-9pm

  • Craft and gift vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Kids activities
    • $5 wristband for unlimited access on carousel, Ferris wheel, toboggan slide, Jupiter Express train, Happy Animal rides and rock wall.
    • Cookie decorating, Santa visits, craft & gift show, Rad Hatter, and entertainment is free.

Saturday, December 9 | Noon-8pm

  • Craft and gift vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Kids activities
    • $5 wristband for unlimited access on carousel, Ferris wheel, toboggan slide, Jupiter Express train, Happy Animal rides and rock wall.
    • Cookie decorating, Santa visits, craft & gift show, Rad Hatter, and entertainment is free.
  • Evening Light Parade at 5pm
  • Parade winners announced at 7:30pm

WinterFest Entertainment Schedule

Amphitheatre Stage

Friday, December 8
 5:30pm-7pm  Coronado High School and Scofield Middle School Choirs 

Saturday, December 9
Noon-12:45pm  Captivation Dance 
1pm-1:45pm  Musicology 
2pm-2:45pm  Desert Dynamite 
3pm-3:45pm   Astudia Dance Studio 
4pm-4:45pm  Cox and Gallagher Martial Arts 

Demonstration Stage

Saturday, December 9

Noon  Dazzling Desert Holidays Artists in Action 
3pm   Vegas Ice Man Sculpture 


Road Closures

Ocean Avenue (From Van Wagenen to Haynes)

Closed to through traffic and street parking December 8 from 5am-7pm

Complete street closure December 9 from 2pm–8:30pm

Water Street (Minor to Victory)

Closed to street parking December 8 from 5am–7pm

Complete street closure December 9 from 2pm-8:30pm

All Remaining Streets to be completely open at 9pm on December 9

Thank You to Our WinterFest Sponsors

allstate logo                    over the rainbow jpg    

 Spinal Care of Nevada - Henderson                             America First Credit Union logo

Spinal Care of Nevada/Gentle Pain Centers

Bluegreen Vacations          CareMore Health         Credit Union 1          Findlay Cadillac
Findlay Volkswagen           Henderson Hospital
Life Storage                        MedExpress                Nevada State Treasurer's Office
Resort Stay International                   

 

Become a Sponsor

Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to reach existing and potential customers, support your customers' community, and engage with an active audience. Act today to receive maximum value and recognition by downloading the 2017 City of Henderson Events Sponsor Packet. If you have any questions, please call 702-267-4035 or email. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.