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Snow Carnival Holiday Forest Now Open! The indoor holiday attraction celebrates a successful opening week inside the M Pavilion at M Resort Spa Casino


The indoor holiday attraction celebrates a successful opening week and will welcome guests through January 8, 2023 inside the M Pavilion at M Resort Spa Casino

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 1, 2022)  In celebration of the holiday season, Snow Carnival opened as the newest holiday attraction in the Las Vegas Valley and sold out much of its opening weekend. Snow Carnival began welcoming guests of all ages on November 23 and will be open daily through January 8, 2023. Tickets are still available for select dates and time slots at and include unlimited rides for the one-of-a-kind winter-themed attraction, produced by International Special Attractions, Ltd. (ISA) in partnership with M Resort Spa Casino.
Visitors to the winter wonderland can experience a gentle flurry of snowflakes in designated areas, multiple snow play spaces and unlimited rides. For an adrenaline rush, guests can take unlimited runs down the snowy inclines of the “Mini Matterhorn,” a multi-lane snow tubing slide for those over 42 inches tall. The Santa Train transports adults and children through a snowy forest of lighted trees and a roaring polar bear. Holiday goers can challenge each other to snowball throwing contests by aiming at a festive target wall. Finally, no trip to the snow will be complete without building the perfect real snowman or making a snow angel!

Snow Carnival creates a storybook experience of exploration, wonder, and fun for the entire family with immersive play, unlimited rides and many Instagram-worthy moments. Pet the “reindeer” in the Reindeer Barn and check out the polar bears and penguins that add to the lifelike winter wildlife atmosphere. Commemorate your visit with a professional photo with the loveable Snow Carnival Yeti who greets everyone and poses for photos.

Here is what guests are saying about Snow Carnival:

“Snow in Vegas to give your kids a true Winter Wonderland experience. Snowball throwing, tubing, Santa Train, and snowman making. So many fun things for kids to do,” said Ken Owens, Callback News.

“M Resort Spa Casino’s first family-friendly Snow Carnival and Holiday Forest in M Pavilion is an interactive winter wonderland scene with the Mini Matterhorn and Forest and among polar bears, reindeer, penguins, a mini train, snowball throwing, 350 tons of snow and more,” says Don Chareunsy, freelance writer.

Snow Carnival also offers guests a selection of wintery eats, treats, and drinks to pair with the season’s excitementThe Matterhorn Sweets and Cocoa delights kids and teens with hot chocolate, cookies, and holiday cupcakes. The Log Cabin Café offers fun comfort food such as corn dogs and chicken fingers. The North Pole Café features more hearty food like chili to warm everyone. And for adults, hot and cold specialty cocktails and beverages, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic drinks are available.

Snow Carnival is open daily through Saturday, January 8, 2023. Hours change slightly through the season and tickets are booked for time slots and each entry includes all snow activities. Snow Carnival concessions such as food and beverage and professional photos with the Snow Carnival Yeti are additional costs.

Hours through December 16 are Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 10 p.m.; December 17 to December 23 noon to 10 p.m.: Christmas Eve, December 24, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Christmas Day, December 25, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. The following week, Monday to Friday, December 26 to December 30, Snow Carnival will be open from noon to 10 p.m. Families can make New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31, a special occasion with the attraction open from noon to 9 p.m. Then starting on New Year’s Day Saturday, January 1, 2023, to Saturday, January 8, 2023 Snow Carnival Holiday Forest will be open from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tickets include unlimited rides and are priced at $36.99 for adults aged 12 and up, at $29.99 for children aged 3 to 11 are, and children 2 and under are free. Visit to reserve tickets, dates, and time slots. Due to popular demand, availability is limited so it is advised to make reservations as soon as possible.
M Resort Spa Casino, the Official Team Headquarters Hotel of the Las Vegas Raiders, is a Forbes Four-Star resort located on more than 90 acres on the southeast corner of St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard. Situated higher in elevation than other resort-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, M Resort provides optimal views of the world-famous Las Vegas skyline from its guest rooms, suites, conference center, and restaurants. The resort offers 390 guest rooms and suites, over 92,000 square feet of gaming, nine restaurants, and bars, including the Raiders Tavern & Grill, the Forbes Four-Star Spa Mio, and a modern fitness center that overlooks the 100,000 square foot M Pool and events piazza area. M Resort is operated by PENN Entertainment.

International Special Attractions, Ltd. (ISA) was established in 1996 and over the past two decades has become a world leader in the production of large-scale special attractions, events and theatrical productions. ISA’s “The Ice Kingdom” attraction has been seen by more than six million people worldwide and has received universal praise and acclaim. In addition to “The Ice Kingdom,” ISA is the creator and producer of the larger-than-life attraction “Luminasia,” which features stunning internally lit lanterns depicting anything our clients can imagine. ISA was also the first company to produce Cirque Shanghai, which includes stunning, over-the-top acrobatic acts that were featured in venues such as the Navy Pier, Walt Disney World EPCOT, and Broadway. ISA clients have included The Walt Disney Company, Gaylord Entertainment, Navy Pier Chicago, The Queen Mary, The Washington State Fair, The LA County Fair, Herschend Family Entertainment, Busch Entertainment Corp and Six Flags, Inc. Featured television coverage has aired internationally on networks including NBC, CBS and ABC. With more than 25 years of experience, an office in the heart of Las Vegas, and a global network of affiliates, International Special Attractions, Ltd. is perfectly situated to offer exceptional quality, bold creativity and first-class execution.

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