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Celebrate El Grito in Vegas September 13 - 17

El Grito

Spice up your next Vegas vacation with a little Latin-inspired entertainment during El Grito September 13 - 17! See some of the most popular Mexican and Latino entertainers, such as legendary musicians Luis Miguel at Caesars Palace and Maná at the MGM Grand. There are endless ways to celebrate Mexican Independence Day in the most exciting city on earth.

Mana performs at MGM Grand on Sept. 16 during El Grito in Las Vegas.Check out the fantastic El Grito-inspired entertainment lineup September 13 - 17:

o    Luis Miguel at Caesars Palace - 9/13 - 9/15

o    Carlos Mencia at Treasure Island - 9/14

o    GIGANT3s Tour with Marc Anthony at Mandalay Bay - 9/14 

o    Alejandro Fernandez at Mandalay Bay - 9/15

o    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez fight at Thomas & Mack Center - 9/15

o    "Knockout Kings" at MGM Grand - 9/15

o    Arturo Sandoval at The Orleans - 9/15 & 9/16

o    Maná at MGM Grand - 9/16

o    Mariachi Festival at Planet Hollywood - 9/15

Also, take advantage of these great discounts. (Contact the specific property for more information.)

The Mirage (Sept. 13 - 17)

Terry Fator: 30% discount

LOVE: 30% discount

Stack Bar and Lounge
  • King Crab & Jalapeno Tacos with a margarita for $25.00 

 

Rhumbar

  • 2 for 1 Spicy Lover and pineapple chipotle margaritas  
  • Happy hour from noon - 6 p.m. with $5 vodka cocktails, rum punch, Coors Light 
  • Patio fiesta with DJs from 3-7 p.m. and from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Hookahs starting at $25 from 3 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

LVH (Sept. 14 - 15)

Vince Neil's Tres Rios Cantina is one of several Vegas restaurants offering specials during El Grito.Vince Neil's Cantina

(From 2-5 p.m.)

  • Half-priced appetizers, Coronas, margaritas and tequila
  • DJ entertainment, $3 ceviche, half-priced Coronas and margaritas

 

(From 9-11 p.m.)

  • Half-priced appetizers, Coronas, margaritas and tequilas

 

The Oasis

(From 6-9 p.m.)

  • $2 Coronas and house margaritas
  • Free poolside concerto   

 

(From 9 p.m.-2 a.m.)

  • Free nightclub entertainment with half-priced Modelo beers

 

Third-floor Pool Deck 
(From 4-8 p.m.)

  • DJ entertainment, $3 ceviche, half-priced Coronas and margaritas


Shimmer Cabaret

(From 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.)

  • The Edge performs free of charge with half-priced Coronas and margaritas

Univision Radio's Party (Sept. 16) 1-8 p.m.

  • Several live Latin bands, great Mexican food, margaritas, games and fiesta activities. Admission is $10.

 

Stratosphere (Sept. 14 - 17)

Level 8 Pool Bar:

  • $3 shots (Sauza Hornitos Reposado, Sauza Gold, Sauza Silver)
    Drink Menu

 

At Level 8 Pool Café:

  • Beachfront Breakfast Burrito: $7.50
  • Jalapeno Cheddar Bagel: $6
  • Deep End Nachos: $8
  • Poolside Cheese Quesadilla: $8
  • Tijuana Caesar Salad: $9 (see attached
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  • Half-Pound Baja Burger: $10
  • Dos Alley Dogs: $7.50 (see attached
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  • Ancho Chili Chicken Wrap: $9.50
  • Cabo Seared Ahi Tuna Wrap: $11
  • Three-of-a-Kind Tacos: $9.50

Menu

 

Festival at Boulevard Mall (Sept. 15)

  • Live music, food, drinks, dancing and games

 

 



 

 



 



Getting around Las Vegas

 

Airport Shuttle

For an economical way to your hotel, hop on a shuttle from the airport for as low as $7. Check with your hotel for schedules.

Car Rentals

If you want the convenience of having your own ride during your stay, or want to take a short road trip to the Hoover Dam, Red Rock National Conservation Area, Lake Mead or other surrounding scenic spots, consider renting a car. The average price for an economy car in Las Vegas is around $30 per day, but the sky's the limit if you want something a bit more extravagant.

Limousine Services

If you have a large group or are in town for a special occasion, a limo might be the best way to travel in style for as low as $55 an hour. Limos are also great for cruising the Strip after the sun goes down. Check out a list of transportation companies here.

Party Bus

Party buses are the ultimate Strip cruising and barhopping machines! Let them bus you and 28 of your closest friends from one property to the next for as little as $60 an hour.

Parking

Free parking is abundant. Virtually every major hotel offers free valet parking (Don't forget to tip!).

Public Transportation - Regional Transportation Commission

Catch a bus to roll down the Strip, check out the Las Vegas Premium Outlets or head up to Fremont Street. Tickets are $2 for a single ride, $3 for a two-hour pass or $5 for a 24-hour pass. Purchase tickets on board the bus upon arrival. Check out the routes here.

 

Shuttle to Fashion Outlet Mall

Want to shop until you drop? The Fashion Outlets operate a daily shopping tour with departures from MGM Grand, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Fashion Show Mall and LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The round-trip fare is $15 and includes a savings card with more than $800 in savings at participating stores. Check out the shuttle schedule here.

 

Las Vegas Monorail

Get from one end of the Strip to the next in just 15 minutes, or stop at each property in between! The monorail travels from Sahara Avenue to MGM Grand seven days a week from 7-2 a.m. Monday - Thursday and until 3 a.m. Friday - Sunday. The monorail is also convenient for guests traveling to and from the Las Vegas Convention Center. This summer, you can get an unlimited day pass for just $9. Visit the website for bus stops and ticket prices.

CityCenter Tram

Connecting ARIA, Bellagio, Vdara, Monte Carlo and Crystals, this elevated electric track has the capability to move up to 6,400 passengers each hour. It is available from 8-4 a.m. daily. The tram is free.

Mirage-Treasure Island Tram

The tram arrives every 15 minutes from 7-2 a.m. daily. The tram is free.

Mandalay Bay-Excalibur Tram

This tram stops at Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur every three to seven minutes, operating daily from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. The tram is free.

Taxis

Fares start with $3.30 on the meter, and $2.60 is then added for every additional mile. There is an additional $1.80 charge for McCarran Airport passengers. For example, riding from the airport to Caesars Palace would cost you around $19, plus tip.

Vegas on Foot

You can still cover a lot of the city on foot. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and carry a bottle of water, especially during summer months. The Strip is approximately 4.8 miles long.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Vegas with tequila, margaritas!

 

Head down to the Las Vegas Strip on Cinco de Mayo for the best margaritas and tequila this side of the border!

Diego at MGM Grand boasts an unsurpassed selection of tequilas, with 125 different 100 percent Agave Tequila labels, while Tacos & Tequila at Luxor incorporates traditional elements of Mexican style and Las Vegas flair. Mix it up with a new concept from Chef Jose Andres at Cosmopolitan's China Poblano for a Chinese and Mexican melting pot dish, or, relax in the vibrant Border Grill at Mandalay Bay for a great view of the Lazy River just off Mandalay Bay Beach.

Tacos & TequilaGrab a mid-afternoon drink at Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood or Taqueria Canonita at The Venetian, also close by, for a true "south of the border" taste. The restaurant's centerpiece boasts a lively exhibition kitchen, featuring sculpted steel and wrought-iron gates, colorful Mexican tiles and authentic Mexican folk art.

Spin the Wheel o' Sin at Monte Carlo's Diablo's Cantina for great deals on shots, beers and margaritas during happy hour, then grab a seat on their outdoor patio to enjoy the sights. Settle in at El Segundo Sol outside of the Fashion Show Mall for made-to-order margaritas with funky flavors like cucumber-mint and prickly pear.

Hussong's Cantina and Taqueria at Mandalay Place claims one of their bartenders, Don Carlos Orozco, from the original location, created the first margarita in 1941.  By mixing equal parts tequila, Damiana and lime, he served the concoction over ice in a salt-rimmed glass for Margarita Henkel, daughter of the German Ambassador to Mexico. Order one of Hussong's specially crafted tequilas or, if you have a sweet tooth, a Bloodtini or a Mexican Lemon Drop margarita.

If you want to head off the Strip, the hip Pink Taco at the Hard Rock Hotel features authentic Mexican craftwork and drinks and the Coasta Cantina at The Orleans on Tropicana Avenue will have your mouth watering with tequila shrimp and 99-cent margaritas during happy hour. Just a few stops on the Monorail, Vince Neil's Tres Rios at the LVH - Las Vegas Hotel features 18-month aged barreled tequilas; and downtown at Casa Don Juan's, homemade tortilla chips, fresh salsa and an expansive tequila collection add to the unique Arts District vibe. Happy hour specials are great, but why not treat your friends to 24 hour $.99 margaritas at any bar at the historic downtown Fremont Hotel! 5 friends - 5 drinks - 5 dollars!

So, grab a few amigos, head to your favorite Vegas Mexican restaurant, and have a drink (or two or three) to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Vegas!

Vegas Weekend: Setting the Scene – Holly Madison, Mark Salling, Markus Schulz and Dirty Dutch w/ Chuckie; PLUS, Easter Brunch

 

This weekend, Vegas has plenty of sweet and surprising goodies for your Easter basket. What's more, you won't have to hunt for them either - you can find them all here!

NightlifeFriday, April 6:

Saturday, April 7:

Sunday, April 8: There's no better way to end a weekend of partying in Vegas than a nice brunch, and this Easter Sunday, our restaurants are pulling out the stops with elegant meals and unbeatable specials.

  • Top of the World at Stratosphere is offering a four-course brunch with a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne for $49 per person.
  • Enjoy an amazing spread of springtime classics at Simon at Palms Place during an exclusive Easter brunch buffet selected by celebrity chef Kerry Simon. The spiral ham, leg of lamb and bread pudding are musts.
  • If you're a little slower than others to get in gear on Sunday morning, Planet Hollywood's Strip House is featuring Easter specials later in the day, including warm goat cheese salad, roast saddle of lamb and sour cream bundt cake.
  • As a finale, be sure to check out L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand for the debut of their one-of-a-kind chocolate display celebrating the spring season. More than 110 pounds of milk, dark and white chocolate, 2,000 tablespoons of sugar and 50 containers of colored cocoa butter were used to create the showcase of chocolate bunnies, hens and eggs; sugar picnic baskets, bows, flowers, shells and fish; plus, a variety of fondant bird cages filled with sweet surprises.

Vegas Weekend: Setting the scene -- Life in the fast lane with Kreayshawn, Laura Prepon, Jesse Metcalfe and NASCAR

     NASCAR Weekend is here, and the stars are out to celebrate. Driver Denny Hamlin makes a pit stop at 1OAK; Kreayshawn hosts at TAO; you can blow out the birthday candles with Chelsea and That '70s Show star Laura Prepon at Pure; enjoy a bash with former Desperate Housewives star Jesse Metcalfe at Gallery, and more!

     A look at who's where and when this weekend in Vegas:

Kreayshawn performs at TAO on Friday night.Friday, March 9


Saturday, March 10


Sunday, March 11

Vegas Weekend: Setting the scene – Harry Potter stars, Audrina Patridge and more

 

     Las Vegas is always home to the best mix of celebrities, producers, DJs, and more creating the hottest nightlife scene on the planet. As we March into a new month, here's a look at what's happening in Vegas this weekend:

Stars from Friday, March 2:

Saturday, March 3

Audrina Patridge at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens (Paris Las Vegas)

Sunday, March 4


For the latest in Vegas nightlife, go to LasVegas.com.

Vegas Weekend: Setting the scene -- A weekend filled with knockdowns and touchdowns

 

     This weekend is traditionally one of the busiest of the year, thanks to a certain pro football championship game that people love to watch in Vegas. This year, however, there's also a live UFC event, so there's a full slate of "kickoff parties" to choose from all weekend long!

     It starts on Friday, Feb. 3, with pre-fight parties. Forest Griffin hosts at Lavo inside the Palazzo and RYU premium performance apparel is hosting a bash at Wynn Las Vegas' Tryst. OTM Fight Shops is holding its pre-fight event at Luxor's LAX.

     There are plenty of football-related pre-game events, too, including the Super Party at Rain inside the Palms, the Big Game Weekend Kick-Off with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models at 1OAK at The Mirage, the Big Game's Biggest Party at Planet Hollywood's Gallery Nightclub and the Big Game Weekend Celebration at Chateau inside Paris Las Vegas.

 The 4th Annual Cheer Bowl takes place this weekend at The Bank inside Bellagio.    Other huge Friday night events include Apl.De.Ap performing at TAO inside The Venetian, Alesso spinning at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas' XS Nightclub and Gabriel & Dresden at Marquee at the Cosmopolitan.

     On Saturday night, the UFC 143 After Party with Georges St. Pierre is at Tryst and RPM Nightclub hosts its Fight After Party with DJ Benji and Joel Madden. LL Cool J and Z-Trip host the closing party for Studio 54 at the MGM Grand.

     The 4th Annual Cheer Bowl takes place at The Bank at Bellagio, while Kelly Rowland performs at PURE inside Caesars Palace and Vanilla Ice takes the stage at LAX.

     Tiesto spins at XS Nightclub, Zen Freeman and Mark Stylz provide the beats at the Palms' Ghostbar, Richard Durand spins at Rain and Kaskade is on the 1s and 2s at Marquee.

     Close out the weekend on Sunday with the continuation of the Cheer Bowl at The Bank and Ghostbar Sundays with PJ Produkt.

     Knockdowns, touchdowns and nightlife you won't find anywhere else - only in Vegas!

Imagine yourself at a Vegas magic show

 

Dirk ArthurSit back, relax and prepare to be mesmerized by world-renowned magicians and illusionists in the entertainment capital of the world.

Two of the most well-known magicians of their time, Penn & Teller, draw large crowds with a unique mix of comedy and magic involving knives, guns, fire, a showgirl and so much more at the Rio Hotel.  Known as the "Bad Boys of Magic" for supposedly revealing secrets to their tricks, these magicians still manage to leave you guessing.

Planet Hollywood's Miracle Mile Shops theaters play host to a plethora of comedians and entertainers. One eccentric magician whose strange sense of humor and unusual stage antics have earned him recognition by the International Magic Awards for "Best Comedy Magician," The Amazing Johnathan tantalizes audiences with his adult-themed show at the Harmon Theater.  New to Vegas, illusionist Michael Turco, who had a recent stint on NBC's America's Got Talent, is set to bring his new show to the Saxe Theater on February 16; he'll team up with Dancing with the Stars dancer Lacey Schwimmer, who choreographs the show!  Finally, back after a 10-year hiatus, the first female magician to have her own headlining magic show on the Strip during the 1990s, Melinda - First Lady of Magic, launches her comeback as an act in V - The Ultimate Variety Show.

Nathan Burton is sure to turn a few heads in his production at the Flamingo that offers an action-packed magic show that's great for the entire family. Criss Angel's BELIEVE by Cirque du Soleil at Luxor takes you deep inside the creative and mythical world of imagination in this fairy tale performance. Mind reader and prankster Mike Hammer will leave you on the edge of your seat with his double-edged razor-blade swallowing trick at the Four Queens Hotel and Casino, while Mac King will have you laughing out loud at his quirky sense of humor and visual gags at Harrah's.

Don't miss Magic of Paris at the Paris Hotel and Casino to see (or not see) illusionist Stephane Vanel. Also, the new Vegas Magic Theatre at Gold Coast features magician Ben Stone and a variety of entertainers ranging from illusionists, comedy magicians and variety acts - every week is a different show! Finally, catch a glimpse of Dirk Arthur's show, Wild Magic, at O'Shea's Casino for the rare opportunity to see him interact with 400- to 600-pound Siberian tigers!

Get ready to be amazed and ask yourself "How'd they do that?!" Book your trip today and see the world's greatest magicians day and night, only in Vegas.

Stroll down the Strip for spectacular sights

 

Bellagio Fountains      Only in Las Vegas can you see dancing water fountains, a roller coaster, a volcano, a free show featuring sexy sirens, and more - all without ever setting foot indoors.

     Take a stroll down one of the world's most famous stretches of road, Las Vegas Boulevard, and take in a variety of sights as you walk.

     The roller coaster at New York-New York soars overhead across the Manhattan skyline, and just up the road, you can enjoy outdoor dining with breathtaking views at Cabo Wabo Cantina and PBR Rock Bar & Grill outside Planet Hollywood, Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas and Margaritaville at the Flamingo Las Vegas.

     Of course, the Fountains of Bellagio and erupting Volcano at The Mirage are always marvelous to see, but continue down the Strip, safely past the pirates and sirens of Treasure Island, and enjoy the view of the Venetian Plaza and the Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas.

     A world of excitement on one block - only in Las Vegas!

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in Vegas!

   

     Chinese New Year has a long rich tradition in Las Vegas, and the Year of the Dragon is no exception. The annual celebration is marked by traditional Lion Dances, extravagant décor, unique entertainment, and special culinary offerings, so come celebrate Las Vegas-style.

     For those drawn to the spectacle and pageantry of the traditional Lion Dances, check out the Wynn Las Vegas where the Dragon and Lion Dance ceremony takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 27, The Venetian on Monday, Jan. 23 at 1 p.m., and at the Gold Coast two Lion Dances on Feb 1 at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Caesars Entertainment Lion Dances will be on January 27 at 5 p.m. at Harrah's Las Vegas, 6:15 p.m. at Imperial Palace Las Vegas, 7 p.m. at Flamingo Las Vegas and 10 p.m. at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. On January 28 at noon at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, 1 p.m. at Paris Las Vegas, 2 p.m. at Bally's Las Vegas and 5 p.m. at Caesars Palace.

     All across the city, resorts transform their properties with extravagant displays and elaborate décor. The Palazzo will display a 128-foot fire breathing dragon. The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will feature over 22,000 colorful flowers and two 25 foot dragons. Wynn Las Vegas' atriums will feature over 8,000 red and yellow chrysanthemums, silk dragons, and golden dragon sculptures measuring eight feet tall.

 Chinese New Year    Cultural entertainment offerings abound throughout the Year of the Dragon celebration. The Colosseum at Caesars Palace welcomes Mandopop star Wakin Chau in concert and the Fremont Street Experience will host a nightly festival with Chinese food, arts and crafts, and cultural presentations on the 3rd Street Stage.  Fantasy Stars in concert will be at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Jan. 28 for the celebration, welcoming Daniel Chan, Aska Yang, Alec Su and Wilber Pan.

     Several world-class restaurants will offer special menus and festive culinary creations to honor the Chinese New Year. Luxor's new Asian bistro Rice And Company will offer a traditional prix fixe menu and The Palazzo's Zine Noodles Dim Sum and China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan will offer celebratory cuisines and festive cocktails as well.

     Join the celebration and welcome the Year of the Dragon in Vegas!

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