The master-planned community of Summerlin® officially kicks off the 2018 holiday season on Friday, November 16 at 6 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin® with the arrival of Santa Claus; the debut of an all NEW holiday parade; and the opening of Rock Rink, an outdoor public ice-skating rink. A special Hanukkah celebration in partnership with Jewish Nevada and the JCC is slated for Dec. 9 at Downtown Summerlin.
The parade, which runs every Friday and Saturday night through December 22, is inspired by traditional holiday themes with fan-favorite and family-friendly holiday music, dance, colorful costumes and spectacular visuals that make the parade a must-see. All shows are free and open to the general public, and festivities take place on Park Centre Drive. Parade-goers are encouraged to arrive a few minutes early to secure a viewing spot.
Santa Claus’ Chalet, presented by Pardee Homes, is located in the Macy’s Promenade through Dec. 24. It features a forest of mountain pines and playful deer, sculpted in hues of winter white, red, and green that transforms the location to a magical mountain chalet, creating a festive environment for children and adults, alike, to whisper their holiday wishes to Santa. Photo packages start at $24.99. Santa offers photos with pets on Tuesdays through Dec. 18 between 7 and 9 p.m.
Rock Rink, the premier ice-skating rink located near the Pavilion on The Lawn, also opens on Nov. 16. Through the holidays, it is open nightly from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. Skate rentals start at $15, and all ages are welcome. A festive holiday train runs through January 21. Rides are $4.00 per adult and child.
Downtown Summerlin will partner with Jewish Nevada and the JCC to host a one-night Hanukkah celebration on Dec. 9. Family-friendly festivities include the lighting of the Menorah, family skate night, entertainment, kid’s activities and hot cocoa with lite bites. For more on Downtown Summerlin’s holiday events and offerings, visit www.downtownsummerlincom.
“Downtown Summerlin is the place to be this holiday season,” said Halee Harczynski, Director, Marketing, Downtown Summerlin. “There is so much to see and do and it’s the perfect place to gather with family and friends to create holiday memories – regardless of how you celebrate the season. This year’s festivities, which include a partnership with Jewish Nevada and the JCC, once again provide a strong celebratory opportunity for the Jewish community in Las Vegas.”
Summerlin is the only master-planned community in Southern Nevada with its own downtown. Downtown Summerlin is a popular shopping, dining, entertainment and sports destination that is home to more than 125 retail and restaurant brands, City National Arena – practice facility of the Vegas Golden Knights, and coming soon, Las Vegas Ballpark – future home of the Las Vegas 51s.
The community currently offers nearly 100 floorplans in 35 neighborhoods in eight villages: The Ridges, The Cliffs, The Paseos, Reverence, Summerlin Centre, South Square and Stonebridge. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes, from 874 to more than 5,000 square feet, priced from the high $200,000s to more than $1 million. Visit Summerlin.com for more information.
PHOTO CAPTIONS: Rock Rink, located near the Pavilion on The Lawn, opens on Nov. 16. It is open nightly from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. Skate rentals start at $15, and all ages are welcome. Santa Claus returns to Downtown Summerlin Nov. 16 through Dec. 24. His Chalet, sponsored by Pardee Homes, is located in the Macy’s Promenade. Information on photo packages at downtownsummerlin.com.
Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Summerlin began to take shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 best-selling master-planned communities for nearly two decades. Located along the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, Summerlin encompasses 22,500 acres with approximately 6,000 gross acres still remaining to accommodate future growth, including infrastructure, open space and common areas, all within the master plan. The community is currently home to nearly 100,000 residents who enjoy an unparalleled list of amenities. These include more than 250 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of trails, 26 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, ten golf courses, shopping centers, medical and cultural facilities, business parks and dozens of actively selling floor plans. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes– priced from the $300,000s to more than $2.5 million. For information on custom homesites in The Ridges please call 702.255.2500. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s.
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
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