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100 Things To Do This Holiday Season in Honor of 100 Days Until Christmas

September 16, 2020 marks 100 days until Christmas! In honor of the countdown, we compiled a list of 100 things to do this holiday season. 

  1. Visit Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and take the Fast Pass powered by Diamondback Land Surveying to avoid long waits on the busiest nights 
  2. Organize a Secret Santa with your coworkers 
  3. Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 
  4. Spend a day in holiday pajamas 
  5. Do a random act of kindness
  6. Set up Elf On the Shelf and get some placement ideas from Pinterest 
  7. Make your own snow globe 
  8. Go ice skating – in the Vegas area, you can visit Rock Rink in Downtown Summerlin 
  9. Sit around the fireplace and sip on some hot cocoa 
  10. Have a snowball fight after you build a snowman 
  11. Participate in a polar bear plunge 
  12. Volunteer at a food bank
  13. Make paper snowflakes 
  14. Send out holiday greeting cards
  15. Is your holiday party canceled? Book Drive-Thru Santa Parties at Glittering Lights, a custom experience for your group size and needs. 
  16. Go shopping for holiday decor and presents for family and friends
  17. Decorate your Make popcorn strands for the Christmas tree
  18. Decorate a gingerbread house 
  19. Take a photo with Santa 
  20. Bake your own gingerbread 
  21. Make a festive drink like The Crafty Cask’s Hot Buttered Rum Recipe
  22. Play board games with family and friends 
  23. Make a wreath for the front door 
  24. View your neighborhood holiday decorations 
  25. Watch Christmas movies… especially Elf, Home Alone, or The Grinch
  26. Hang the mistletoe, but be careful not to kiss a stranger during COVID-19 😉 
  27. Put out milk and cookies for Santa and some carrots for Rudolf 
  28. Sing “All I Want For Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey
  29. Go cross country skiing 
  30. Go Caroling – socially distanced, of course 🙂 
  31. Decorate your Christmas Tree 
  32. Hide Christmas presents 
  33. Donate clothes and household items to our friends at Goodwill of Southern Nevada and receive a $5 coupon for Glittering Lights 
  34. Make your own eggnog 
  35. Spend time at your local animal shelter 
  36. Visit a petting zoo to pet some reindeer 
  37. Enjoy Christmas Eve meal at your local family restaurant or pub
  38. Watch the Nutcracker 
  39. Make a handmade present 
  40. Take a goofy family portrait, such as pretending your kids tied you up with holiday lights
  41. Go snowmobiling 
  42. Hang stockings on the fireplace 
  43. Write and mail a letter to Santa 
  44. Adopt a dog or cat from your local shelter 
  45. Write a holiday thank you letter with a care package for service members in the armed forces
  46. Take a run through Glittering Lights in support of a good cause at Speedway Children’s Charities PJ 5K this November
  47. Buy matching holiday pajamas to wear with your friends or family 
  48. Make homemade candy canes 
  49. Pay it forward 
  50. Reach out to someone haven’t talked to in a while 
  51. Decorate the house 
  52. Participate in a White Elephant gift exchange
  53. Paint holiday-themed canvases 
  54. Make grandma’s famous stuffing recipe 
  55. Bake and frost holiday cookies with this delicious recipe from All Recipes
  56. Watch football 
  57. Find an old embarrassing family photo to share 
  58. Order takeout from your favorite restaurant (support small businesses!)
  59. Start a new family tradition 
  60. Invite someone new to be a member of your friend group
  61. Donate to a charity 
  62. Visit a place you’ve never been 
  63. Build your own ornament, such as The Inspiration Edit’s DIY Wooden Rudolf Ornaments
  64. Tell someone you love them 
  65. Volunteer
  66. Make a list of Christmas jokes for kids 
  67. Binge Christmas movies on Hallmark Channel 
  68. Make caramel apples 
  69. Read books to children 
  70. Watch the TV specials, especially Charlie Brown Christmas 
  71. Connect with an out of town friend 
  72. Try a new holiday recipe 
  73. Plan a surprise engagement (We even do them at Glittering Lights!)
  74. Make a tree topper 
  75. Donate a toy at a giving tree 
  76. Chop down your own Christmas tree 
  77. Make a holiday brew
  78. Make or buy an advent calendar for the countdown to Christmas 
  79. Roast chestnuts on an open fire 
  80. Make s’mores. They never go out of season!
  81. Download a new holiday album, Rolling Stone shares the 25 best Christmas Albums of all time
  82. Attend a midnight religious holiday service
  83.  Get dressed up for a socially-distanced holiday gathering (and abide by your State’s regulations!)
  84. Donate your unused jackets and cold-weather gear to a homeless shelter
  85. Pop fresh popcorn, or get some hand-popped at Glittering Lights from Country Roads Kettle Corn  
  86. Make an ugly Christmas sweater 
  87. Go ice fishing 
  88. Support local and take a staycation at one of Las Vegas’ fabulous resorts 
  89. Start a scrapbook 
  90. Take a cooking class 
  91. Try a wine, champagne or adult drink you’ve never tasted before – if you’re 21, that is.
  92. Buy a new festive serving dish 
  93. Buy holiday scented candles 
  94. Knit a scarf or a hat 
  95. Make apple cider 
  96. Make a holiday pie – we like pumpkin, cherry, or apple! 
  97. Do something nice for a neighbor 
  98. Eat sugar plums and figgy pudding 
  99. See the UnderWater Santa at Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay or at the Silverton Casino Hotel
  100. Make a Christmas breakfast casserole, Eggs Benedict, or tree-shaped pancakes

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