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USA Today: HallOVeen Featured in Las Vegas Halloween Happenings October 24, 2016 00:00

We're making a splash in USA TODAY's Travel section! As Las Vegas' Halloween haunts range from freakishly frightening to family friendly, we're thrilled to see our beloved HallOVeen at the Magical Forest is among the heavyweights on the list.
Click here to view the entire slideshow: http://usat.ly/2eCbmbB 

Our Own Veronica Dishing On HallOVeen Happenings On Morning Blend! October 18, 2016 09:30

Veronica Atkins, our Special Events Director, made an appearance on KNTV's Morning Blend to give Las Vegans the scoop on HallOVeen in 2016! (One of our Flying Monkeys flew in for his fifteen seconds of fame, too!)
Watch the full segment here: http://bit.ly/2efzpgg

Join Us for Wine, Food and Fun at Our 2nd Annual HallOVino at the Magical Forest! October 18, 2016 00:00

Time is wine-ding down for this frolic in the Forest! Sip on unlimited samples of witches brew (wine, of course), dabble in delectable hors d'oeuvres and take a pair of passes to the 2016 Magical Forest season to-go! This enchanted HallOVino evening, taking place Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 5:30 to 8:30 PM, benefits the Legacy Society, securing the future for people with disabilities. 
For more information and tickets: ovevents.org

Las Vegas Sun: 4th Annual HallOVeen Opening Night Photos October 15, 2016 00:00

It's been spookified once again! Ghouls and goblins of all ages watched in wonder as the Magical Forest was transfixed and transformed for its opening night of HallOVeen on October 14, 2016. 

HallOVeen is open nightly from October 14 - October 31. 

Sunday through Thursday: 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Friday through Saturday: 5:30pm – 9:30pm.

Check out these opening night snapshots featured in the Las Vegas Sun, and click the link below to view the rest of the spectacular slideshow.

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Opportunity Village Fall and Holiday Events Lineup October 01, 2016 00:00

Opportunity Village Hosts Several Themed Events Throughout the Fall and Holiday Season for Families and Adults
 Enjoy the 4th annual HallOVeen, 2nd annual HallOVino, the Magical Forest, the Las Vegas Great Santa Run and more

WHAT:          

Opportunity Village is hosting multiple fall and holiday season themed events throughout the end of the year, including the 4th annual HallOVeen, 2nd annual HallOVino, Camelot at the Magical Forest, the Magical Forest, The Las Vegas Great Santa Run, and Santa Paws.

EVENTS:       

Opportunity Village’s 4th annual HallOVeen will showcase the Magical Forest transformed into a spooky land of goblins and ghosts. This child friendly event will feature fun for the whole family with rides and attractions including The Haunted Adventure by Santino and Rocco Panaro, a spooktacular Forest Express Passenger Train, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel and Boris the Elf’s 3D Experience. Guests will enjoy crafts, movies, story telling, the Candy Cabin and special entertainment in the Haunted Castle Courtyard.

HallOVeen opens October 14 and will be open nightly from 5:30-9:30 p.m. through October 31. General admission pricing is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. Wristbands will be sold for $12 and individual ride tickets for $3. Passport all-access tickets are $21.99 for entry and unlimited rides for adults and $18.99 for children. Children two and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.HallOVeen.com or in person at the Magical Forest ticket office at the event.

HallOVino, an adults-only evening sponsored by the Opportunity Village Legacy Society and Sundvick Legacy Center, will take place on Thursday, October 20 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This annual wine tasting event is designed to create awareness for Opportunity Village’s Legacy Society, which is comprised of members who have chosen to make a deferred gift to Opportunity Village. Individual tickets are available at www.hallOVino.org for $40 presale and will be available the night of the event for $50. Admission includes samplings of a variety of wine and hors d’oeurves along with Magical Forest attractions. HallOVino tickets will also come with two general admission tickets for Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest, valid through the 2016 season. For more information contact schorrd@opportunityvillage.org.

 

Opportunity Village, Las Vegas’ Favorite Charity, is hosting its annual Camelot gala, an elegant black tie affair, at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest on Thursday, November 3. For more information about Camelot at the Magical Forest, please contact Marnie Gambit at gambitm@opportunityvillage.org.

 

This year the Magical Forest is celebrating 25 years of making holiday magic; having grown to become Las Vegas’ most cherished and longest running holiday tradition. The Magical Forest is a winter wonderland with millions of sparkling lights, nightly entertainment, great food and endless holiday cheer, open nightly at 5:30 p.m. from November 19, 2016 to January 1, 2017. The Magical Forest will be closed on Thanksgiving, November 24th, and Christmas, December 25th, so that Opportunity Village employees may enjoy the holiday with their friends and family. Guests will enjoy a forest filled with hundreds of dazzling trees, take a ride on the Forest Express Passenger Train, zoom around the track at Rudolph’s Raceway, play a round at Rod’s Mini-Golf, take a spin on Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel and much more.

 

For the Magical Forest, general admission pricing is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. Wristbands will be sold for $12 and individual ride tickets for $3. Passport all-access tickets are $21.99 for entry and unlimited rides for adults and $18.99 for children. Children two and under are free. For more information, please visit www.MagicalForest.com.

 

The Las Vegas Great Santa Run will take place in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, December 3. The Las Vegas Great Santa Run is not only one of Opportunity Village’s most important fundraisers but also an internationally recognized holiday tradition that attracts families, businesses, individuals and global tourists to downtown Las Vegas. Last year, over 9,000 runners participated in the event and this year Opportunity Village is hoping to attract over 10,000 Santas. The funds raised from the race help to support Opportunity Village’s programs and services for individuals with disabilities. For more information, please visit www.opportunityvillage.org. Registration for the Las Vegas Great Santa Run is priced at $45 for adults, $25 for children ages 6-12 and $15 for children ages 2-5. To register for the Las Vegas Great Santa Run, please visit http://bit.ly/2cXkffc. For sponsorship information, please contact Veronica Atkins at atkinsv@opportunityvillage.org.

 

Opportunity Village is spreading holiday cheer to all of the furry friends in the Las Vegas Valley with Santa Paws at the Magical Forest on December 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Guests can share the magic of the holiday season with their beloved pets with an array of events sure to delight animals and humans alike. The afternoon-long occasion will feature local pet vendors, animal adoptions and demonstrations. In addition, pets and their owners can cozy up for an adorable photo opportunity with Santa, with photo packages staring at $21. Tickets are priced at $5 for individuals; you must have a pet with you to receive this price. Pets receive free admission. Classic Magical Forest holiday favorite attractions including Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel and The Forest Express Passenger Train will be open and pet friendly for this event, ride tickets must be purchased separately from admission, but are free for pets. For more information, please contact gambitm@opportunityvillage.org.


Fall Events at Opportunity Village September 11, 2015 14:10

 

Opportunity Village Hosts Multiple Halloween Themed Events Throughout September and October

Zombie Bash, Spook-tacular Kids Fashion Show presented by Neiman Marcus, Monster Masquerade

and the 3rd annual HallOVeen are planned for this Fall at the Magical Forest

 

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Opportunity Village is gearing up for Halloween with multiple themed events throughout September and October at the organization’s main campus on West Oakey Blvd. First, OV will host its first-ever Zombie Bash on September 26, and a Spook-tacular Kids Fashion Show presented by Neiman Marcus on October 4. Opportunity Village’s 3rd annual HallOVeen event launches October 9 with dates through November 1, followed by a spooky Monster Masquerade on October 24.

On Saturday, Sept. 26 zombies take over the Magical Forest for Opportunity Village’s 1st Annual ZOMBIE BASH. The evening kicks off at 8:00 p.m. with Zombie cocktails, post-apocalyptic train and carousel rides, and a creep through the darkened forest. At 9:30 p.m. the OV Events Center doors will open for all the zombie festivities. From 9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m., guests will move inside with multiple bars, cocktails by The End zombie bar, music by DJ Irish and zombie makeovers available for $10, and entertainment from Zombie Burlesque. Guests may also enter a costume contest to be judged by Red and Drew from the famed body painting company Naked Vegas and the Zombie Burlesque for $10. Prizes will be awarded to the winners and all contestants will be entered into a raffle. Individual tickets for the Zombie Bash can be purchased for $50 and include two drinks tickets, attractions and entertainment; or $90 per couple, which includes four drink tickets, attractions and entertainment. VIP tickets are available for $140 per ticket and include open bar from 9:30-11 p.m., two drink tickets, entry into the VIP party section, VIP line for attractions, free entry into the costume contest and a free zombie makeover. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.zombiebashlv.com.

On Sunday, Oct. 4, Opportunity Village will host the Spook-tacular Kids Fashion Show presented by Neiman Marcus from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Events Center at The Magical Forest. The event will feature various themed activities, fashion and kids couture. For table pricing and information contact Marnie Gambit at 702-880-4032 or by email at gambitm@opportunityvillage.org.

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Opportunity Village will host the Monster Masquerade, an adult-only evening of mystery and mayhem from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Guests can enjoy HallOVeen from 8-10 p.m. and attractions such as train rides on the Forest Express, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel, Boris the Elf’s 3D Experience and Rod’s Monstrous Mini Golf. Guests can then move inside for the night filled with spirits and entertainment. Guests can creepily disguise themselves with Masquerade Masks available for purchase in the Ghoulish Gift Shop. There will also be a costume contest for $10. General admission tickets to the Monster Masquerade include two drinks tickets, attractions and entertainment, and can be purchased for $75 each. Couples tickets include four drink tickets, attractions and entertainment, and are priced at $120 for two people. VIP tickets are available for $170 each, and include open bar from 9:30-11 p.m., two drink tickets, entry into the VIP party section, VIP line for attractions, free entry into the costume contest and a free zombie makeover. For more information or to purchase tickets visit http://www.opportunityvillage.org.

Opportunity Village’s 3rd annual HallOVeen will showcase the Magical Forest transformed into a spooky land of goblins and ghosts. This child friendly event will feature fun for the whole family with rides and attractions including The Haunted Adventure by Santino and Rocco Panaro, a spooktacular Forest Express Passenger Train, Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel and Boris the Elf’s 3D Experience. Guests will enjoy nightly parades, crafts, spooky movies, story telling, “Scary-oke”, the Candy Cabin and special entertainment in the Haunted Castle Courtyard. Each night will feature a different theme with nightly costume contests and prizes awarded to winners.

HallOVeen debuts Oct. 9 and will be open every Friday-Sunday night throughout the month of Oct. During the last week of the month, HallOVeen will be open nightly through Nov.1, which will feature a “Day of the Dead” theme for the final evening. HallOveen hours are Fridays-Saturdays 5:30-10 p.m., Sundays 5:30-9 p.m. and Oct. 26-29 5:30-9 p.m. General admission pricing is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. Wristbands will be sold for $12 and individual ride tickets for $3. Passport all-access tickets are $21.99 for entry and unlimited rides or a child Passport for $17.99. Children two and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.opportunityvillage.org or in person at the Magical Forest ticket office.

HallOVeen theme nights:

October 9: Elvis                       October 10: Decade 50’s/60’s                October 11: Decade 70’s/80’s

October 16: Superhero                         October 17: Star Wars                             October 18: Robots and Aliens

October 23: Fairytale               October 24: Classic Monster Movie        October 25: Wizard of Oz

October 26: Sport Night                       October 27: Castles and Dragons            October 28: Rockstar

October 29: Pirates                  October 30: Zombie                                October 21: Witches and Wizards

November 1: Day of the Dead

 

All events will be located at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest at 6300 W. Oakey Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89146.

Proceeds from these events will directly benefit the programs and services offered at Opportunity Village. Opportunity Village is looking for volunteers to help facilitate these events. If you are interested in volunteering or for more information please call Julie Holladay at 702.880.4054 or by email at holladayj@opportunityvillage.org.

     

 

            

 

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