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With amazing holiday menus all over town, great places to watch football on the holiday and glorious shopping options to kick off the season, Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend your Thanksgiving weekend!
It all starts with an amazing meal. The signature restaurants at Wynn Las Vegas are all offering traditional Thanksgiving feasts but with innovative touches. Check out the four-course prix fixe holiday menu at Bartolotta or for late feasters, the special late night menu at Stratta from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Canal Street at The Orleans is offering a special four-course dinner beginning at 1 p.m. featuring traditional and surf and turf options and First Food & Bar at The Palazzo is offering its Thanksgiving Extravaganza beginning at 11 a.m.
All three Hash House a Go Go locations -- inside Imperial Palace on the Strip, the Plaza Hotel downtown and the M Resort south of the Strip -- are featuring holiday specials, also beginning at 11 a.m. No matter where you are in Vegas this Thanksgiving, you're sure to find a terrific meal!
There's also plenty of exciting pro football action on Thanksgiving and you can catch every big play at the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, where the theater is converted to Football Central, or the split-level MGM Grand sportsbook complete with its own VIP booths.
Then, it's on to Black Friday, and some holiday bargains. With so many shopping options in Las Vegas, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list this holiday season.
Stuff yourself with great food, sports and shopping this Thanksgiving weekend in Vegas!
Grab a seat in any of our spacious sports lounges or spend a Sunday at the 1,000-plus-seat Hilton Theater - seasonally known as Football Central at the Las Vegas Hilton. With food specials, radio giveaways, and prizes all day long, Sundays here just became your new home away from home. Watching a night game is more fun with like-minded football fans - spend your evening in the lounge-style VIP section at MGM Grand's split-level sports book viewing area, just above Centrifuge Lounge, where football and nightclubs converge for an unforgettable evening.
You can also enjoy some great food while you watch the games. ARIA's Skybox Sports Bar and Grill offers classic American cuisine in a casual, yet cutting-edge atmosphere. ELVIS may be in the building nightly, but on Monday nights football is the king here!
You can also kick it up a notch at Lagasse's Stadium - Bar, Book and Bam! This unique venue inside The Palazzo combines Emeril's signature cuisine with more than 100 high-definition TVs, luxury boxes, plush stadium-style seating and even an outdoor patio.
Blondies Sports Bar & Grill at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood carries every big game on its 35 plasma and big-screen televisions and features a traditional bar menu of entreés, sandwiches, salads, pizzas and desserts. Over at the Rio All-Suite Hotel, Sports Deli gives football fans a place to get wood-fired pizzas, grilled burgers and bratwurst without missing a single play! But for the ultimate prize, watching football at the new Bally's Race & Sports Book is your chance to go see a game live. They are giving away trips to football games all season long, and all you need is your cell phone to enter!
Football is back, so make your plans to do your touchdown dances in Vegas!
The stars were shining this past weekend in Las Vegas as the biggest names in daytime TV were honored and a new Miss USA was crowned.
At the Daytime Emmy Awards held at the Las Vegas Hilton, stars such as Rachael Ray and Anderson Cooper were on hand to walk the red carpet (see our photo gallery on Las Vegas' official Facebook page), and at the 2011 Miss USA Pageant at Planet Hollywood, former NFL great Marcus Allen, recording artist Tinie Tempah and DJ/producer Lil Jon (who has a residency at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas) appeared on the red carpet. Check out more pics in our Facebook gallery and here's a few words about Vegas from 2010 Miss USA Rima Fikah hours before she gave up her crown.
Life is Short. Summer is Shorter. Seize the summer in Vegas and see celebrities, star-studded shows and more!
There's no better was to seize the summer than with an extended holiday weekend of thrills in Las Vegas! Life is Short, Summer is Shorter. It will be over before you know it, so kick off your summer season on Memorial Day Weekend with a lineup of pool parties, nightclub events and entertainment that you won't find anywhere else on the globe.
Nothing says summer like a day out by the pool, and Las Vegas combines the most luxurious pools with the top DJs for unforgettable parties. Afrojack, Kaskade and Deadmau5 take over Encore Beach Club this weekend, LMFAO and Erick Morillo are spinning at the Venetian's Tao Beach, and Cathy and David Guetta are at Wet Republic at MGM Grand on Monday.
The nightclubs will be sizzling, too, with performances by Flo Rida at Haze inside ARIA, Macy Gray doing a DJ set at Blush Boutique Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas, and Nelly and 30 Seconds to Mars are at Chateau at Paris Las Vegas.
If you like to laugh, Las Vegas is the place this weekend. The legend himself, Bill Cosby brings his standup to Treasure Island, talk show star Chelsea Handler performs at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Daniel Tosh brings the laughs to Mandalay Bay, Ron White brings his blue-collar humor to The Mirage and comic/impression veteran Rich Little begins an engagement at the Riviera.
There are plenty of other great musical acts in town this weekend, too, including Barenaked Ladies at Red Rock Resort, the Go-Gos, The Script and My Chemical Romance at Mandalay Bay, and Nina Blackwood's Absolutely '80s summer long event kicks off at the Fremont Street Experience. And if you're an MMA fan, don't miss UFC 130 at MGM Grand!
Take advantage of great weather and unbeatable entertainment and kick off your summer in Vegas!
In this week's Vegas Minute, which you can watch below or on our official Las Vegas YouTube channel, see how Las Vegas celebrates the Chinese New Year with marvelous displays at the Bellagio Conservatory and inside the Venetian and Palazzo. Also, catch George Lopez at the Las Vegas Hilton, Linkin Park at the MGM Grand, USA Sevens rugby at Sam Boyd Stadium and more. Spend a minute checking it out and then plan your Vegas getaway at LasVegas.com. Vegas Minute produced by http://www.vegas.com