Christmas on Las Olas has been a community tradition for over 40 years & counting kicks off the holiday festivities in Fort Lauderdale as a must see winter wonderland for people of all ages. Tuesday, November 30th 2010 5-10pm. Christmas on Las Olas is a Winterfest sanctioned community tradition for over 40 years and remains a FREE event. Nearly 30,000 guests attend this one-evening spectacle where there is something for everyone. The experience is a rare winter wonderland – snow showers down from the rooftops, children can climb Snow Mountain or ice skate in our holiday rink, and CEOs, city officials, celebrities and other VIPs mingle with Santa! Local choirs from schools and churches fill the air with the sounds of the holidays from three stages while strolling carolers delight the crowd. Only Las Olas Boulevard brings the wonder of winter to Fort Lauderdale.