Park MGM Las Vegas

NoMad Pool Opens Today

Today is the opening of the NoMad pool which is located on the third floor of the new Park MGM with the Pool Restaurant serving a special all day brunch based on items at the NoMad restaurant downstairs. Apart from another new option for a resort on the Strip with a pool starting this Friday April 12th you also have a new day club option with this one called Jemaa which is the name of the main market square in Marrakech, Morocco which is a creative name for a day club. For the debut of Jemaa their will be three different …

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Planet Hollywood

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” At Planet Hollywood

Starting Monday Las Vegas native Jimmy Kimmel is bringing his ABC late night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” for five nights of shows at Planet Hollywood. The shows should have many Las Vegas celebrities and is being taped at the Zappo’s Theater with Monday’s show starting at 4:30 pm with a live audience for a later broadcast.  The taping time of Tuesdays show is the same as Mondays at 4:30 pm with the shows April 3rd through 5th taking place at 3:30 pm. If you are interesting in attending the tickets are free but most likely they are gone, even …

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Vegas Sign

Las Vegas Film Festival Coming

The dates have been announced for the 12th annual Las Vegas Film Festival which will take place from, April 28th until May 5th with most of the events taking place in downtown Las Vegas. The main sponsor for the event is Zappos and like the last couple of years a few of films are going to be shown at the Brenden Theaters at the Palms. The films shown at the Las Vegas Film Festival will be a mixture of feature films and documentaries that have been popular on the film festival circuit. One reason while people like film festivals apart …

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Plaza New Lobby

March Mania Party At Plaza

College basketball fans are flooding Las Vegas to watch the tournament action with resort hotels all over town hosting viewing parties to host the throngs of visiting fans. One such party is at the Plaza in downtown which is having its annual March Mania viewing party that started yesterday and runs through Sunday March 24th at the Plaza Events Center. Admission to the Plaza’s March Mania Viewing Party is $15 per day plus the usual taxes and fees with the admission including a commemorative shirt as well as one complimentary drink and food item per day. The nearly 5,000 square …

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St Patricks day plaza

St Patrick’s Celebration At Plaza

The annual free St Patrick’s Day party returns tonight and tomorrow at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas under the iconic domed entrance. The event starts tonight at 7pm and features a live Dj as well as games such as flip cup and beer pong as well as a photo booth and Irish inspired food and drink specials including an Irish Slider or Burger on a Bun for $5. At 10:30 pm will be a green fireworks show with the fireworks shot from multiple places on the Plaza property. At the party and through the weekend there …

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fireworks

New Years Eve Restrictions

Apart from some of the more obvious things not to try and take with you on the Strip or Fremont Street for New Years Eve there is other restrictions you might not know about; Among the items not allowed by the Metro Police Department in either place are glass items, backpacks, strollers, coolers or anyone under 18. The Strip will be closed to traffic after 5 pm today but even before that the Strip is likely to have heavy traffic and as well as crowds slowing down the traffic even more; If you can avoid travelling down the Strip today …

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fireworks

Las Vegas New Years Fireworks

The huge New Years Strip firework show will have fireworks shot from the roofs of the Stratosphere, Venetian, TI, Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, Aria and MGM Grand resorts. If you plan on being on the Strip for New Years get there early and hang out in the general area you want to be as the crowds will make it tough to move about and, the Strip itself will be closed to traffic by 5 pm. If you want to listen to the music that goes with the eight minute firework show you can listen on radio stations KOMP 92.3 FM …

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Vice On Ice At Cosmopolitan

Tonight resident Dj Vice takes over with the ‘Vice On Ice on the Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan with the event running from 7 pm to 10 pm tonight. The event also is a fund riser for the TAO Group Cares Holiday Drive which benefits the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth and if you make a donation to the NPHY’s Holiday Wish List you will also be able to skate for free which is nice. Ice Rink Hours: Monday to Friday 3 pm to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from noon to midnight Light Snowfall: Every 30 minutes from between …

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Christmas

Cosmo Tree Lighting Tomorrow

The second annual ‘Tree Lighting Ceremony’ of the 36′ tree at the Cosmopolitan happens tomorrow night at 7 pm and the event is free. Scheduled to host the event is Vegas Golden Knights defensemen Deryk Engelland. The event should help you get in the Christmas mood and after watching the ceremony you can check out the free winter wonderland around the Ice Rink or even skate at the rink for a fee.

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Christmas

The Magical Forest Opens Saturday

In my continuing coverage of Christmas and holiday events in Las Vegas next up is an event that is great to visit but also by Opportunity Village a great local Las Vegas charity. The event is called ‘The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village‘ and opens Saturday and runs through December 31st and features a winter village full of sparkling Christmas lights surrounded by a forest of trees. Apart from the village to explore and take pictures is nightly entertainment, holiday food and drinks as well as of course pictures with Santa. Attractions at the Magical Forest for you to check out …

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Christmas

Winters Villages Now Open

Station Casinos has opened its two Winter Village holiday themed attractions at its Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock resorts with both free to enter and include holiday things such as ice skating, fire pits as well as other festive fun. The ice skating on real ice is $20 per person age six to adult or $15 for 5 or younger with hours varying though out the holidays so check with the resort for times. The attraction also includes lounge areas festive food and drinks as well as Saturdays with Santa at both locations and other entertainment so its worth …

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Park MGM Las Vegas

Eately Coming December 27th

Eately the Italian marketplace place themed business with 40 venues in Italy and around the world finally has announced an opening date for its Las Vegas location which is December 27th at the Park MGM. I have been to the Los Angeles location which features Italian food products, cook books and various cookware a tools hopefully to help you cook better. The space also has restaurants and fast food counters that have amazing food as well as a bakery. The Las Vegas location will be the fifth location in the United States with other locations in New York, Chicago and …

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Bellagio, Las Vegas

Infinity Opening At Bellagio

A popular Japanese artist that is attracting sold out crowds around the world is bringing his exhibit to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art starting this Saturday. The artist called Yayoi Kusama has installed what are called ‘Infinity Rooms’which consist of mirrors and lights which combine to make an infinity of combinations. One or two viewers enter rooms along a catwalk an are immersed in the experience for forty five seconds at a time, if you want to check out the exhibit it starts as i mentioned November 17th and runs through April 28th of 2019.

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Christmas

Drive Thru Light Show Opens Tomorrow

Now that Halloween is out the way the holiday season is nearly upon us and one sign of that is opening tomorrow at 5:30 pm of The Glittering Lights out at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. If you are not familiar with  the event its a 2.5 mile drive-thru light show featuring millions of lights and always is popular especially on the weekends. The price to drive though Nevada’s largest light show is $20 to $30 and, should help get you in the holiday mood.

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Fremont Street Experiance

Halloween Bash In Downtown

Halloween isn’t until next Wednesday but with it not falling on a weekend there are many Halloween themed events happening this weekend; One such event tomorrow is the 21 and over free Halloween Party Under The Dome at the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas as you can see from the video above. Guests are encouraged to wear their spookiest costumes and a DJ will be on hand to spin some music with various carnival foods available such as hot dogs, nachos an caramel apples. The event also includes monster wrestling by Luche Libre Las Vegas with and drink specials with …

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