Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will light up the winter display at Mystic Falls Park with the first tree lighting at sundown on Nov. 25.

NOV. 25-JAN. 1, 2016

CALENDAR OF EVENTS Mystic Falls Park Winter 2012 Since 1994, the pioneer-themed Mystic Falls Park Light and Water Show has kicked off the holiday season with decorations beginning in Sam’s Town’s porte-cochère.
Coloful lighting and decorative snowflakes lead guests through the property to Mystic Falls Park. Garland streams, wreath-adorned lampposts, and white light and snow-covered trees fill the atrium. The festive décor includes lighted sculpture polar bears, indoor snow and mountains of poinsettias.

Sam’s Town will be hosting the 15-minute laser light spectacular hourly during the holiday season from 5 to 10 p.m. Cowboy Santa will appear Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 27 to Dec. 23. For further information, visit