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Holiday Cactus Garden Lighting Ceremony

November 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season at Ethel M Chocolates’ 25th annual Holiday Cactus Lighting event.

This year’s ceremonial lighting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 5:00 pm at the Ethel M Chocolates Factory Store at 2 Cactus Garden Drive in
Henderson. This is a FREE event open to the public – we just ask that you bring a donation for us to give to our select charities noted below.

Mercedes Martinez from Mix 94.1 FM will host the evening’s festivities, which will include seasonal performances from Las Vegas Philharmonic, The Sound Collage, talented singer-songwriter Matt Goss, world-renowned magic and comedy duo Penn & Teller and more surprises!

Visitors can wander through the three-acre cactus garden and admire over a million holiday lights. Guests will also be able to take photos with Santa Claus, enjoy assorted seasonal samples, enter for raffles, step inside a giant snow globe for the perfect holiday photo, and much more.

This event is open to the public and tickets are available with any donation to the select organizations. Those who are interested in attending the event can receive a four-pack of tickets in exchange for a new unwrapped toy donation to assist HELP of Southern Nevada or a non-perishable food item(s) for Three Square. Guests can also choose to make a one-time monetary donation to either one of the organizations, in addition to world-wide non-profit, CARE.

Toy or food donations must be dropped off at the Ethel M Chocolates Factory Store in Henderson. Those who make a monetary donation will need to show their donation receipt to pick up their tickets. Tickets are available at the factory store beginning now through the night of the event.

To make an online monetary donation or to learn more about the event, please visit ethelm.com/holidaylights.


Additional parking will be available in our overflow parking lot located north of our chocolate factory.

-Head NORTH on Mountain Vista Street from the Sunset Road intersection

-Turn RIGHT on Ramrod Avenue

-Turn RIGHT on Humphrey Way

-Pass the gate and follow the fence to the additional parking lot

*Please note no large bags will be allowed at the event.


November 6, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ethel M Chocolates
2 Cactus Garden Dr
Henderson, NV 89014 US
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