The Great Santa Run benefiting Opportunity Village will be held Dec. 1 at Town Square Las Vegas and has become a community involvement activity for local businesses. In 2011, nearly 8,200 participants flooded the streets of Town Square in support of Opportunity Village and individuals with disabilities, won the World Santa Challenge and raised more than $400,000.

If you’re looking for a place for out-of-town company or a staycation, New York-New York Hotel and Casino is offering its Santa run Package that includes 25 percent off services at The Spa and Salon, two free roller coaster passes and a 2-for-1 patio breakfast at Il Fornaio.

The Magical Forest is filled with hundreds of decorated trees, millions of brilliant holiday lights, nightly entertainment for all ages, photos with Santa in his workshop, gingerbread house display, antique carousel, Forest Express passenger train, Rod’s mini-golf and “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in 3D. The Magical Forest opens for the season Nov. 21 to Jan. 6, 2013 and is located at Opportunity Village.

6300 W. Oakey Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
For more information, call 702.259.3741 or visit