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Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in the most exciting city on Earth. Come to Las Vegas Sept. 15-18 and experience El Grito! It's a four-day fiesta honoring Latin culture, packed with concerts, parades and mariachi festivals.
Latin pop artist Alejandro Fernandez kicks things off with a concert at MGM Grand on Sept. 15. Marco Antonio Solis & Ana Gabriel take the stage at Mandalay Bay on Sept. 16, the same night that Pedro Fernandez performs at the Cosmopolitan. You can also catch Latin music star Luis Miguel all weekend long at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
On Sept. 17, head downtown for the Las Vegas Latino Parade and Festival, featuring an array of colorful floats, performing artists, traditional food and family activities.
Celebrate Mexican culture Las Vegas-style -- at El Grito!
The biggest names in comedy are taking the stage in Las Vegas this summer, so get ready to laugh like you've never laughed before.
The "terms of engagement" for a great night of laughter with David Spade are simple - make your plans to see him at The Venetian Aug. 26 - 27. And you know everybody loves Raymond - you'll love his stand-up routine, too, when Ray Romano performs at The Mirage that same weekend.
Tracy Morgan leaves 30 Rock for a show at the Joint at the Hard Rock on Sept.4; Bill Maher brings his politically incorrect humor to The Orleans Sept. 10 - 11; and you can go inside the mind of Carlos Mencia at Treasure Island on Sept. 16.
Get your laugh on all summer in Vegas!
Independence Day -- the ultimate celebration of freedom. No place shouts freedom quite like Las Vegas, so take advantage of the holiday weekend and plan a summer getaway to the Entertainment Capital of the World.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are performing a poolside show at Red Rock Resort on July 1, Rihanna gets loud on July 2 at Mandalay Bay and it's always a free for all when Ted Nugent rocks at Sunset Station. Also on July 2, watch some fireworks from inside the Octagon at UFC 132 at MGM Grand.
There are also several fireworks displays planned for the Fourth in Vegas, so stick around and enjoy the festivities. Life is Short. Summer is Shorter. Seize the summer this Fourth of July in Vegas!!!
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!
Flowers, chocolates and cards are nice, sure, but this Mother's Day, give your mom something that will last forever -- memories of an amazing Mother's Day trip to Las Vegas!
Remember those times she cooked and did the dishes? It's her turn to enjoy some great food. Fortunately, there's still time to take part in the culinary event of the year -- Vegas Uncork'd! The world's greatest chefs and sommeliers gathered for a weekend of delectable dishes.
Moms deserve to be pampered, too, so set her up with a treatment from any of Las Vegas' unique, invigorating and refreshing spas.
Help her escape to Qua Baths and Spa's Arctic Ice Room at Caesars Palace, where she can relax in the "snow" in the form of mint-infused air falling from a domed ceiling at 55 degrees. It's the coolest spa treatment she'll ever enjoy, and it's only in Vegas. The Palms Place Pool & Spa combines the cultural histories of Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco and Spain and is the first spa in Las Vegas to offer a hammam - a traditional Turkish bath.
Other refreshing and invigorating signature treatments that Mom will love can be found at the Adventure Spa at Red Rock Resort, the Canyon Ranch Spa at the Venetian, Oleksandra Spa at Treasure Island and the Aquae Sulis Spa at the J.W. Marriott, to name a few.
Then, it's time to treat Mom to a real Vegas show! Watch a dream unfold before your eyes at Le Reve at Wynn Las Vegas.
So many ways to express your gratitude, so give Mom the Mother's Day experience of a lifetime in Vegas!
Earth Day is all about going "green" -- and for buildings, that means ecofriendly and sustainable construction.
In Vegas, though, our green comes in different shades -- mainly gold and silver.
City Center, MGM Resorts International's$8.5 billion mega-complex on the Strip, is the biggest project ever to receive LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold certification. Here are some ways you can experience Earth Day at City Center.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. recent expansion of the Octavius Convention Center at Caesars Palace garnered silver LEED certification as well.
MGM Resorts also claims the Strip's only water recycling plant, at Treasure Island. It processes 100,000 gallons of gray water daily. The recycled water is then used in the Sirens Cove at TI, at the Volcano at The Mirage, and for landscaping.
Memorial Day Weekend is on the horizon and Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend the holiday, with lavish pool parties, concerts, comedy and nightlife you won't find anywhere else.
If you're looking for laughs, look no further. During the holiday weekend, comedy legend Bill Cosby takes the stage at Treasure Island, the outrageous Chelsea Handler delivers a night of hilarious stand-up at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and blue-collar comedy veteran Ron White will have you rolling in the aisles at The Mirage.
Kick back with an outdoor concert as Barenaked Ladies performing by the pool at Red Rock Resort. Or head over to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, which plays host to The Script and My Chemical Romance on consecutive nights as part of Memorial Day Weekend.
Don't forget about Las Vegas' amazing year-round entertainment, including Jersey Boys at the Paris Hotel, the aqua theater-in-the-round experience of Le Reve at Wynn Las Vegas, and the sizzling nightlife only Vegas can deliver, like at Moon and Rain inside the Palms and Vanity at the Hard Rock.
Celebrate Memorial Day by creating your own memories ?? with an exhilarating weekend in Vegas!
Add some fun to your holiday with great comedy, music all weekend long.
The eyes of the world will be on the beautiful city of Las Vegas, but this time, not for its glittering lights and spectacular skyline. Catch a glimpse of the country's most stunning, talented, and admired women as they compete for the title of Miss USA on May 16 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino!
The stage is set for another exciting beauty competition which began it's long-held tradition in 1952. From evening gowns to swimsuits, women compete for a chance to promote their chosen charities and become crowned the next Miss USA. Come cheer on your hometown contestant (or cheer for Ms. Nevada), then enjoy the excitement that Las Vegas has to offer. It's a weekend of fun culminating with the crowning of a new winner.
Explore Planet Hollywood for more excitement and enjoy shopping at the newly renovated Miracle Mile Shops, then head across The Strip and find your own pageant gown at the mega-shopping district of Crystals at CityCenter. Do you have what it takes to walk the stage in a swimsuit in front of millions of television viewers worldwide? Maybe just a leisurely stroll around the resort pool? Check out the latest ultra-pools and pool parties that Vegas hosts each week and catch an A-list outdoor concert.
After a day in the sun, plan for a night out on the town. Start downtown at Fremont Street where dinner at Hugo's Cellar inside the Four Queens Hotel will set you back a couple of decades, to the classic days of Vegas. The North part of the Strip is elegance at its finest, as you stroll along the Wynn Esplanade and enjoy its hidden lake and towering waterfalls. When your feet get tired, enjoy a peaceful gondola ride inside the Venetian waterways as a gondolier serenades you.
An evening in Vegas isn't complete without a trip to the dance floor. With more than 60 nightclubs and lounges across the city, there's a club for everyone. For country music fans, the Revolver Saloon at Santa Fe Station and Gilley's Country Saloon at Treasure Island will keep you line-dancing all night long. House music fans check out the legendary Paul Oakenfold at The Palms Rain Nightclub on Saturdays, or catch DJ's spinning the latest hit-makers at PURE, LAX, XS, TRYST and Drai's Afterhours.
Book your pageant weekend today on LasVegas.com, where you can check the best rates and availability online and then book direct with your favorite hotel. This weekend, the winner is you!