LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4, 2004.- The city's most spectacular free show at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Masquerade Show in the Sky, presents Show in the Sky Christmas Celebration Nov. 26 Dec. 25, 2004.

Beginning a new Vegas holiday tradition, the day after Thanksgiving, at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, the Rio will light up the Masquerade Village sky with a special Masquerade Show in the Sky Christmas themed interactive entertainment experience.

Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, top-notch performers and leading designers from around the World, the $25 million Masquerade Show in the Sky will reinvent itself and invite guests to take part in an extraordinary Christmas celebration. Each of the show's eight floats will be decorated in the yuletide spirit, transporting the Rio's performers through the sky spreading holiday cheer.

The fully interactive Christmas experience, will offer guests the opportunity to take part in the holiday festivities with the performers, either aboard one of the Christmas parade floats, or by joining in as the floats dock and the show performers take to the streets of the Masquerade Village in the spirit of the Holiday season.

To bring this one-of-a-kind Christmas show to the Rio, Dick Foster Productions will meld traditional holiday music with state-of-the-art sound and light, visually exciting choreography and elaborate Christmas themed costuming, creating a stunning sensory spectacular.

The Show in the Sky Christmas Celebration runs from Nov. 26 Dec. 25, 2004. The show times are 4, 6, 8 and 10 p.m.

For room reservations, call (800) PLAYRIO, or visit our website at www.playrio.com.

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