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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

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Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr, Henderson, NV 89014
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+1 800-438-4356
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We are proud to offer fresh-crafted, locally-made, gourmet chocolate. Our...

We are proud to offer fresh-crafted, locally-made, gourmet chocolate. Our preservative-free treats have been made fresh in Henderson, Nevada since 1981, and most of our ingredients are made on site. We also offer one of the world's largest cactus gardens, which we decorate annually for the holidays and Valentine's Day with hundreds of thousands of lights and festive designs. Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. company. You may be familiar with other Mars products, like M&Ms, Snickers, Twix, Milky Way, and Dove, among others. But Ethel M Chocolates is the only gourmet, premium chocolate brand in the Mars portfolio. And it's made fresh, here in Henderson. Stop by!

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The beautiful cactus garden is just a wonderful FREE bonus after delicious chocolate

Went to Ethel M years ago and always got a great feeling from the employees that work there, the beautiful cactus garden (that at certain times of year is specially decorated), to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Ethel M years ago and always got a great feeling from the employees that work there, the beautiful cactus garden (that at certain times of year is specially decorated), to the clean modern plant and candy making that you can watch the process through a self-guided tour. When 15 years later I went again and it was the... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an annual outing at Christmas time to walk through the garden and see Santa free. The chocolate factory is visible as you walk through the store which has been remodeled and is homey now. Great place to visit and grab a piece of chocolate

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been going to Ethel M since moving to the Las Vegas Valley ten years ago. They have the best home made chocolates and selection I have seen. Love to visit at Christmas when they have their fabulous Christmas light display up. It's nice to combine a stroll through the lighted cactus garden, enjoy the music if we're lucky enough to... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I experienced the Cactus Garden on one of the coldest and windiest nights in Dec. It was still incredibly magical and a wonderful shared experience with good friends. Ethel M does a wonderful job lighting up the spectacular garden and the nighttime vista was an amazing addition to the holiday season. I only wish I had made this a holiday... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to get the grandkids candy. There was the M&M store attached to Ethel M's. We purchased all different flavors and colors for the grandkids. Of course, we couldn't leave without getting it for us as well.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and family visited us over Christmas so we took them to Ethel M. The boys 2 teens loved it especially the samples. The cactus gardens were lit beautifully. The whole family enjoyed it and best of all it's FREE

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Do you love chocolate? I am a confirmed chocoholic and I will devour within seconds anything placed in front of me that even resembles chocolate. So, when I learned there was a chocolate factory in the Las Vegas area and it was rated highly here on Tripadvisor, I immediately added it to our family’s visitation schedule. So what is this... More 

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Boise, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a special evening trip to see the Cactus Gardens when they are decorated for Christmas. It was a wonderful time, during the week, and we highly recommend going.Great family place. Strolling through the Gardens was so enjoyable with an amazing amount of lights and decorations, (over quarter of a million we read). We loved it! When we had... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour of a chocolate factory reminiscent of the Lucy and Ethel episode! The Mexican hot chocolate, with chili, sounds unusual but is awesome and addictive. The cactus garden is a great photo spot. Their new chocolate tasting room is sure to be s great venue to bring family and friends!

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Henderson NV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully decorated for Christmas, hot chocolate, samples of amazing chocolate, gift boxes, Santa! Walk about the gardens and enjoy year round.

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