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Welcoming the 2012 New Year in Las Vegas: Fireworks and Parties

Welcoming the 2012 New Year in Las Vegas: Fireworks and Parties November 13, 2011 | Events | Read More
On December 31, 2011, the Las Vegas Strip will overflow with about 300,000 people. New Year’s Eve is the city’s favorite celebration. The streets fill with revelers, parties are everywhere, and fireworks fill the air at midnight, all to make sure the new year gets off to a good start. Are...

Oktoberfest in Las Vegas

Oktoberfest in Las Vegas August 31, 2011 | Events | Read More
Oktoberfest in Las Vegas? How can you have a German beer festival in the Mojave Desert? Las Vegas simply hasn’t met a holiday it doesn’t like—and bonus points for any celebration that centers itself around drinking beer (or drinking at all, honestly).  While not celebrated as widely or...

Halloween in Las Vegas

Halloween in Las Vegas August 30, 2011 | Events | Read More
School children in Las Vegas grow up believing that Halloween in an official holiday because Nevada shares its official day of statehood with the October 31 celebration–but kids don’t care about “Nevada Day.” They just know that they get Halloween off. Considering how popular...

Fourth of July in Las Vegas: Fireworks and Keeping Cool

Fourth of July in Las Vegas: Fireworks and Keeping Cool June 24, 2011 | Events | Read More
Where’s the best place to be on the Fourth of July in Las Vegas? The pool. This is the time of year when it’s so hot that people crack eggs on the sidewalk to see if they can be fried. (The answer is no, by the way.) But there are much more fun things to do in Vegas over the Fourth of July...

Upcoming Las Vegas Events

Upcoming Las Vegas Events April 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
San Gennaro Feast at the Silverton Hotel Casino, May 4-8 An Italian festival in Las Vegas, Nevada? Actually, with the city’s history, it’s not surprising that the San Gennaro Feast will be at the Silverton Hotel Casino May 4-8. Visitors can sample food, entertainment, food, drinks, carnival...

Earth Hour in Las Vegas

Earth Hour in Las Vegas March 22, 2011 | Events | Read More
On March 26, Saturday, the Las Vegas Strip will once again take part in Earth Hour. From 8:30 to 9:30, several properties along the Strip will turn off many of their exterior, non-essential lights. That means buildings and  marquees go dark. Even with a lot of the lights off, Las Vegas is still a bright...

St. Patrick’s Day in Las Vegas

St. Patrick’s Day in Las Vegas March 16, 2011 | Events | Read More
Las Vegas loves a party, and there’s no better reason for a party than St. Patrick’s Day. No matter where you are in Las Vegas on Thursday, you’ll find plenty of drink specials, green beer, and the traditional corned beef and cabbage. But if you want your day to be extra green, you...

NASCAR Zooms Into Las Vegas

NASCAR Zooms Into Las Vegas February 25, 2011 | Events | Read More
NASCAR fans are getting ready for a weekend of speed at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 4-6. Drivers will be making appearances and signing autographs throughout Las Vegas, beginning March 1. Trevor Bayne, the youngest driver ever to win the Daytona 500, will be in Las Vegas for the big weekend....

Super Bowl XLV in Las Vegas

Super Bowl XLV in Las Vegas February 5, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburg Steelers will face off on Sunday, February 6, and Las Vegas is ready for the party. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority estimates that 275,000 people will be in Las Vegas this weekend. All sports books will be showing the big game, and most bars are...

The Chinese New Year in Las Vegas

The Chinese New Year in Las Vegas January 15, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Chinese New Year is on February 3, and Las Vegas has already put out the decorations. Since this is the year of the Metal Rabbit, look for plenty of rabbits at any Chinese New Year display. The Bellagio’s Conservatory is decked out for the New Year, as are other casinos, like the Palazzo....