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DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN® KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE, ROCK RINK, SANTA AND MORE

 

DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN® KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SEASON
WITH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE, ROCK RINK, SANTA AND MORE 

Downtown Summerlin®, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation® located in the heart of the Summerlin® master planned community, is excited to announce holiday plans for the 2022 season! Festivities kick off on Friday, Nov. 18 with the return of popular holiday activations, headlined by the arrival of Santa Claus, the return of the beloved Holiday Parade, and the opening of the Rock Rink outdoor skating rink.

 

Running every Friday and Saturday evening at 6 p.m. from Nov. 18 – Dec. 17, Downtown Summerlin’s hallmark holiday parade is back. The magical tradition is free and open to the public and features lively holiday music, notable floats, dancers, snow and Santa. It runs along Park Centre Drive.

 

“It isn’t the holidays without a visit to Downtown Summerlin,” said Halee Harczynski, senior marketing director, Downtown Summerlin. “We’ll be lighting up the property with festive décor all season long; and we’re bringing back all the popular traditions Las Vegas families have grown to love. We can’t wait to celebrate the season with everyone.”

 

Santa Claus’ Chalet, presented by Tri Pointe Homes and located in the Macy’s Promenade, is open daily through Dec. 24.  Photo packages are priced at $35.00. Santa offers photos with pets on Tuesdays through Dec. 20 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., and on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, visits with Santa for sensory conditions are available via reservation at Summerlin.com. At the Santa Chalet, kids can drop off letters to Santa and for every letter received, Downtown Summerlin will donate $1 to Goodie Two Shoes.

 

At Rock Rink, presented by Live Nation, skate rentals start at $16 and all ages are welcome. Hours vary, and appointments are encouraged so check the website for details. Downtown Summerlin’s festive holiday train offers rides throughout the destination for $5 per person (adults and kids). Both Rock Rink and the holiday train run from Nov. 18 – Jan. 16.

 

On Wednesday, Dec. 21, Downtown Summerlin will partner with Jewish Nevada to host a one-night Hanukkah celebration that includes the lighting of the Menorah, family skate night, entertainment, kids’ activities, and hot cocoa with lite bites.

 

Returning to Downtown Summerlin is The Giving Machine that will be open from mid-November to year-end. Organized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Giving Machine gives visitors an opportunity to make a holiday donation at a giant vending machine to one of several local nonprofits and international charitable initiatives.  Participating local nonprofits this year include Catholic Charities, HELP of Southern Nevada, Project 150, Volunteers in Medicine, and Three Square.

 

Returning for its second year is Lights for Flights – a fun activation featuring six giant lighted words spread throughout Downtown Summerlin:  LOVE, JOY, HOPE, PEACE, SOAR, and MIRACLE. Creating the perfect holiday background for all your Instagram-worthy holiday moments, the signs are sponsored to generate awareness and funds for Miracle Flights, the nonprofit that provides free commercial flights to children and adults who need assistance to reach life-changing
medical care not available in their local communities.

 

And finally, at Las Vegas Ballpark, visit Enchant, a whimsical and heartfelt Christmas light maze and village that brings its world of festive wonder returns to Las Vegas after its successful inaugural year in 2021. Enchant runs from Nov. 25 through Jan. 1, 2023, Visit EnchantChristmas.com for details.

For more on Downtown Summerlin’s holiday events, visit www.summerlin.com.

 

About Downtown Summerlin®
Downtown Summerlin is part of a planned urban center, serving the entire Las Vegas Valley. It includes retail, entertainment/sports, office, hotel and multi-family residential elements, all designed to create a vibrant, walkable urban core within the award-winning 22,500-acre Summerlin® master planned community. Downtown Summerlin totals nearly 400 acres and features more than 125 stores and restaurants in a streetscape-shopping environment with pedestrian thoroughfares and dynamic storefronts. The first phase of development opened to the public in October 2014. Today, Downtown Summerlin is also home to City National Arena, practice facility for the National Hockey League’s Vegas Golden Knights and Las Vegas Ballpark®, a 10,000-capacity minor league baseball stadium that is home to the Las Vegas Aviators® of the Pacific Coast League. Downtown Summerlin boasts two Class-A office buildings – ONE and TWO Summerlin – that encompass a combined 380,000 square feet in the heart of the retail epicenter. A third Class-A office building, 1700 Pavilion, spans 267,000 square feet on three acres directly south of Las Vegas Ballpark and will open by Q4 2022. In addition to Downtown Summerlin’s two luxury multi-family developments, Constellation and Tanager, a third, Tanager Echo, is on target to open in early 2023, providing an inclusive community with an abundance of residential, optimal office space and connected walkability within the master plan that creates a destination unlike anything else in Southern Nevada. Additional information can be found at www.summerlin.com.