What could be better than chocolate at this time of year? That’s right, chocolate and holiday lights! The elegant holiday light display event features more than a half million of lights strewn all around the 3-acre cactus garden outside the popular chocolate factory.
What’s different about this holiday light event is that you walk through it at your own pace. This creates an enchanting experience for people of all ages. There’s just something so magical about seeing the colorful lights that makes your heart a bit lighter.
The holiday lights event opens up on November 10, 2015 with a spectacular party that is being hosted by Mercedes from 94.1. There will be live performances by Human Nature, Sin City Opera, and Jabbawackeez. This doors for the event open at 5 PM and the show begins at 5:20 PM. Those who wish to attend can donate a new toy with a value of at least $10 for a pack of 4 tickets. You can also bring 4 canned goods. The food donations will benefit Three Square, and the toy donations benefit HELP of Southern Nevada.
The regular, nightly light events begin on November 11th and go on until January 1st. They are open nightly from 5 PM – 10 PM most nights. Special hours include Thanksgiving from 4 PM – 10 PM; Christmas Eve from 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM; New Year’s Eve from 8:30 AM – 6 PM. Please note that the event is closed on Christmas Day.
Local choirs will be performing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 6 PM – 8 PM. For those wishing to catch Santa at the lighting event, you’ll want to make plans to attend on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday evening from 5 PM – 9 PM. Admission to the nightly holiday lights event is free. Ethel M Cactus Garden is located at 2 Cactus Garden Drive in Henderson, NV. This address is in the 89014 zip code area. More information can be found on their website, or you may reach them by phone at 702-435-2655.