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WinterFest

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The City of Henderson will host its annual WinterFest celebration, December 8-10, 2016 at the Henderson Events Plaza and Henderson Convention Center, both located at 200 Water Street, in the Water Street District. This year's theme is WInter - Silver & Snowflakes and the event will feature a snow play area along with a variety of family-friendly activities including an official tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Hafen and Santa Claus, gingerbread house displays and roaming performances.

Don't miss the holiday lights on Water Street and the spectacular evening light parade! Event admission is complimentary. Some activities will require paid admission.

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. 

WinterFest Festival Activities

Friday, December 9 - 6pm-9pm

  • Snow play area!
  • Art and craft vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Children's activities
    • $5 wristband for unlimited access on pony rides, train rides, snow play area, carousel and ferris wheel.
    • Make & Takes station and Zoo are free.

Saturday, December 10 - Noon-8pm

  • Snow play area!
  • Art and craft vendors
  • Food vendors
  • Children's activities
    • $5 wristband for unlimited access on pony rides, train rides, snow play area, carousel and ferris wheel.
    • Make & Takes station and Zoo are free.
  • Live Entertainment
  • Gingerbread House display
  • Strolling Carolers
WinterFest_Brown Junior High Student Council

2016 WinterFest Winners

Floats
1st Place - The Nutcracker
2nd Place - Pirate Fest
3rd Place - McCaw School of Mines

Marching Band, Equestrian and Special Interest Vehicle
1st Place - Foothill High School
2nd Place - Green Valley High School
3rd Place - Sounds of Liberty

Gingerbread House 
Best School/Organization - Zero Fatalities
Best Family/Individual Winner - The Wood Family

Coloring Contest
Ailana A. 
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Coloring Contest

Congratulations to our winner Ailana A. who will receive a $500 Michael E. Minden Diamond Jeweler gift card for her masterpiece. Thank you to everyone who participated this year and we hope that you have a happy holiday season!

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors, including:


Antique Rose Florist

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Road Closures

Ocean Avenue (From Van Wagenen to Haynes)
Closed to through traffic & street parking        Dec. 10, Noon–7pm
Complete street closure                                       Dec. 10, 4pm–7pm

Water Street (Major to Victory)

Closed to street parking                                     Dec. 10, 2pm–7pm
Complete street closure                                     Dec. 10, 3:30pm-9pm

All Remaining Streets to be completely open Dec. 10, 9pm