10th Anniversary TransWest Ford Henderson 250 Desert Race

December 1-4, 2011 will mark the 10 year anniversary of our annual TransWest Ford Henderson 250 Desert Race.  Join us as we kick off this event at our Water Street District on Thursday, December 1 starting at 11am as participants register for time trials at the Henderson Convention Center.  There‘s also meet and greet opportunities, music, food, beverage, and merchandise vendors lined up for all spectators.  The day will then cap off with a Welcome Party at the Fiesta Henderson starting at 6pm at Cervesa Cantina Bar.  Friday, December 2 continues the registration process as well as a Driver/Rider mandatory meeting and then it’s off to the races on Saturday, December 3 starting at 5:45am in Jean, NV.  It is there you will witness the action of pure, competitive off-road racing of motorcycles, quads, UTV’s and more!

The City of Henderson and the Best in the Desert Racing Association (BITD) proudly present this exciting off road adventure, welcoming spectators to enjoy this dirt-slinging, wheel-spinning action packed day of competition.    All events are complimentary, so please join us!  To learn more about this event, please visit our website at HendersonLive.com/Special-Events.

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City of Henderson celebrates Winterfest

Join us December 9 – 10 for our annual Winterfest event in the Water Street District!  This year’s theme is An Old-Fashioned Christmas Delight as we focus on traditional, Dickens-esque vibes and appearances while introducing for the first time in our event’s history, an All New Evening Light Parade!

Winterfest kicks off on Friday, December 9 from 6pm to 9pm with a Tree Lighting Ceremony, a performance by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra and tons of children’s activities to keep the little ones engaged and full of holiday spirit!

The event continues on Saturday, December 10 from 12pm to 8pm with more children’s activities, Visits from Santa, Horse and Carriage rides, strolling carolers, street performers, a Gingerbread House display, our annual Festival of Trees and a Craft Bazaar.  The evening caps off with our Evening Light Parade hosted by Sunny 106.5’s Melanie and Michael that starts at 5pm in which involves all participating floats being covered in lights!  Join in the holiday spirit as we fill the Water Street District with an illuminating display, brightening everyone’s hearts and eyes with true holiday comfort and joy! 

To learn more about Winterfest and ways you can participate in our Evening Light Parade, Festival of Trees and Gingerbread House contest, please visit us online at www.hendersonlive.com/special-events/winterfest

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