Free Fun Activities For The Whole Family!

The days leading up to the winter holidays and beyond usually are filled with free and low-cost activities for children and fun seekers of all ages. Find something safe and fun to do below. All activities are subject to change. Social distancing and facemasks will be required at all events.

Ward 6 Christmas Fantasy Forest at Floyd Lamb Park

Saturdays-Sundays, Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20; 1 to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road

Open-air fun for the entire family!  Enjoy the decorated trees and photos/visit with Santa at the Ranch House. Face masks and social distancing will be required.

Ward 2 Christmas Holiday Drive-Thru Celebration

Saturday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.

Free and open to the public.

Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive

Bring the family to enjoy a holiday drive-thru experience with treats and a handmade holiday ornament, while supplies last.

Ward 3 Food Pop-Up Drive-Thru

Monday, Dec. 14, 8 to 11 a.m.

Free and open to the public while supplies last.

Desert Pines High School, 3800 E Harris Ave.

This is a drive-thru event and drivers will need to pop open trunks. Food boxes will include frozen chicken; fresh fruits and vegetables (onions, potatoes, cabbage, apples, oranges); rice, beans, pasta and oatmeal. Limited to the first 500 Ward 3 families to arrive.

Secret Santa Drive-Thru (ages 1-11)

Saturday, Dec. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Masonic Memorial Temple, 2200 W. Mesquite Ave.

Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Mayor Pro Tem Stavros S. Anthony, Ward 1 Councilman Brian Knudsen and Ward 5 Councilmen Cedric Crear, along with many community partners, are sponsoring this year’s Secret Santa Project. Children ages 1-11 present at the event will receive a free toy. This will be a drive-thru, no-contact, toy giveaway targeted at under-privileged children. Volunteers will wear masks, gloves and staff T-shirts. Go to volunteer.SecretSantaNevada.com and donate.SecretSantaNevada.com to learn how you can participate. Questions?  Call 702-900-7550 or email [email protected]

Winter Break Kids Camp (grades K-8)

Monday-Thursday, Dec. 21-31, starting at 7 a.m. daily.

Camp ends at 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and 3 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.  

Camp activities will include arts and crafts, sports, games, music, life skills, physical fitness and fun, all with trained adult supervision. Available locations and related fees include:

  • East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., $60 / 4 days;
  • Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., $100 / 4 days; and
  • Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, $100 / 4 days.

Children can be registered for one or both weeks until camps are full. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Registration is open until full. Health screenings, face coverings and social distancing will be required. For more information, call 702.229.PLAY (7529). Register for 2020 city of Las Vegas Winter Break Camp.

Ward 3 Navidad en el Barrio

Thursday, Dec. 24, 9 a.m. to noon.

Free and open to the public.

Gary Reese Freedom Park, 850 N. Mojave Road

Bring the family to enjoy a fun holiday drive-thru experience. See Santa Claus and enjoy holiday decorations on display. Giveaways and toy distribution for children present ages 2-16 while supplies last. No registration required. Sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and the Mexican Patriotic Committee of Las Vegas.