Happenings

WinterFest

WinterFest Web
Friday, December 8
Saturday, December 9
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Free Admission
This year's theme is Dazzling Desert Holiday and includes a variety of family-friendly activities, including the official tree-lighting ceremony with Mayor Debra March and Santa, craft and food vendors, entertainment, and a spectacular evening light parade. Wristbands are available Friday and Saturday for day-of unlimited access to the Ferris wheel, carousel, train ride, toboggan slide, animal rides and rock wall.

WinterFest is open to all ages, from the young to the young at heart.

Tree-Lighting Ceremony
6pm, Friday, December 8 

Festival
6pm-9pm, Friday, December 8
Noon-8pm, Saturday, December 9

Evening Light Parade
In the Water Street District
5pm, Saturday, December 9

Parade application deadline extended to Monday, November 27.


WinterFest Festival Activities

Friday, December 8 | 6pm-9pm

  • Craft and gift vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Kids activities
    • $5 wristband for unlimited access on carousel, Ferris wheel, toboggan slide, Jupiter Express train, and rock wall.
    • Cookie decorating, Santa visits, craft & gift show, Rad Hatter, and entertainment is free.

Saturday, December 9 | Noon-8pm

  • Craft and gift vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Kids activities
    • $5 wristband for unlimited access on carousel, Ferris wheel, toboggan slide, Jupiter Express train, and rock wall.
    • Cookie decorating, Santa visits, craft & gift show, Rad Hatter, and entertainment is free.
  • Evening Light Parade at 5pm
  • Parade winners announced at 7:30pm

Road Closures

Ocean Avenue (From Van Wagenen to Haynes)

Closed to through traffic and street parking December 9 from Noon-7pm

Complete street closure December 9 from 4pm–7pm

Water Street (Major to Victory)

Closed to street parking December 9 from, 2pm–7pm

Complete street closure December 9 from 3:30pm-9pm

All Remaining Streets to be completely open at 9pm on December 9

Become a Sponsor

Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to reach existing and potential customers, support your customers' community, and engage with an active audience. Act today to receive maximum value and recognition by downloading the 2017 City of Henderson Events Sponsor Packet. If you have any questions, please call 702-267-4035 or email. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.