Vegas Golden Knights Defenseman Deryk Engelland Hosts Second Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Vegas Golden Knights Defenseman Deryk Engelland Hosts Second Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
On Wednesday, Dec. 5, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas presented the resort’s second annual tree lighting ceremony with special host Vegas Golden Knights Defenseman Deryk Engelland (Photo credit: Brenton Ho / www.KabikPhotoGroup.com

VGK emcee Mark Shunock at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Tree Lighting
VGK emcee Mark Shunock at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Tree Lighting

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The Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool transformed into a 4,200 square foot ice rink offering breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip. Skye Dee Miles and the Rose. Rabbit. Lie. Band enchanted guests with soulful Christmas carols before Vegas Golden Knights emcee Mark Shunock introduced the evening’s host.

Deryk Engelland after lighting Christmas Tree at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Deryk Engelland after lighting the Christmas Tree at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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Engelland and his family took the stage to push a special button, illuminating the colorful Christmas tree as the crowd cheered on the Knights.

The Christmas Tree at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The Christmas Tree at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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Following the tree lighting, Engelland and his family skated with guests, posed for photos and signed autographs.

VGK player Deryk Engelland skates with his son
VGK player Deryk Engelland skates with his son

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In addition to the lighting of the 36’ tall tree, guests enjoyed winter activities like s’mores by the fire, festive specialty cocktails and small bites while Skye Dee Miles and the Rose. Rabbit Lie. Band performed holiday classics live.

For more information on The Ice Rink, please visit https://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/ice-rink