Mardi Gras At The Linq

Today the Linq Promenade turns in to the Big Easy as its redecorated in the Mardi Gras colors of purple, gold and green with various entertainers to get you in the partying mood. Some of the entertainment includes a LED brass ban, stilt walkers as well as a performance from a jazz band, The Matt Seward band which will perform sets on the fountain stage between 6 pm to 10 pm.

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Deli Changes

A twenty three year old fixture at MGM Grand, Stage Deli near the sports book has closed with no word yet what will replace it. If  you are missing your pastrami fix at Stage Deli there is two new options for you as franchised versions of one of my favorites Los Angeles own Canter’s Deli have opened at the Linq Promenade and also at Tripoli Village.

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Kids Ride Free Deal

If you plan to ride the High Roller the worlds tallest observation wheel at the Linq, here is a deal that might save you some money if you are plan on taking the kids with you for a ride. Right now for the month of August kids twelve and under ride free with each paying adult, the offer runs through the month of August for daytime rides before 7pm if you want to take advantage of the deal. 

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Red Bull Rally Cross Coming to the Linq

Caesars Entertainment said they would hold many events at The Linq outdoor entertainment center and since its opening they have done that; the latest event is 2014 Red Bull Global Rally cross championship finale scheduled for November 4th and 5th. Rally cross if are not familiar with it is an off road auto race with high performance usually small production type cars. The races in Europe where the sport is most popular take place through forests and up mountains on asphalt roads as well as dirt tracks. The Red Bull event returns for the third time in a row to …

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Purple Zebra Special

The Purple Zebra that is located inside the Linq entertainment district is having a drink special today in celebration of Mexican Independence with their 32 oz specialty drink the ‘Ultimate Zebrita’ on sale for $20. The ‘Ultimate Zebrita ‘is a fishbowl filled with three frozen Margaritas with Patron and Grand Marnier because their is nothing sexier to the opposite sex than a person with their face in a fishbowl okay maybe not.

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Wu Tang Clan At Brooklyn Bowl

The Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq entertainment district is an interesting venue apart from the bowling and food its becoming a popular music venue in Las Vegas. One such upcoming concert event is a two night stand by the legendary Wu Tang Clan one of the most influential hip hop groups of all time. The two concerts are scheduled for September 18th and 19th with pre-sale tickets for $60.50 and tickets the night of the shows running $66. The doors open for both shows open at 8pm with a scheduled start of the show at 9pm and all tickets are …

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High Roller Price Increase Coming

It looks like Caesars are adjusting their pricing beginning September 2nd for the High Roller observation wheel located center Strip at the Linq. The new adult ticket price for the daytime will be $24.95 which was the original price but it had been dropped to $19.95 for the Summer months. The current nighttime price is $34.95 and will remain unchanged and youth pricing will be at $24.95 starting September 2nd. There is some good news the age limit for kids to ride for free with an adult has been raised from three and younger to twelve and younger. I recently …

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O Shea’s Not Going Away

There were rumors circulating as soon as it was announced that the Quad would be renamed the Linq that the popular O Shea’s casino would be renamed. This rumor has since been quashed as Caesars Entertainment has announced that they have no plans to rebrand O Shea’s. The former Strip side casino known for cheep beer as well as beer pong and Lucky the Leprechaun roaming the casino was incorporated in a more upscale space off the Quad casino floor. Since the new O Shea’s opened it has been busy nearly twenty-four hours a day and renaming a successful product would …

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Quad To Become The Linq Hotel

When the Imperial Palace was re-branded as the Quad no one was particularly overjoyed with the new name it wasn’t bad but it was just kind of bland and with the Quad name sounded like a school or college space. Well now the Quad is being re-branded as the Linq Hotel & Casino which makes a lot of sense as its attached to the Linq Entertainment District and as you can see in the video above the 2,256 rooms will all be completely remodeled ahead of the planned opening date of Halloween this year. As part of the $223 million …

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High Roller To Open Soon

In a recent article we mentioned that the High Roller observation wheel at the Linq was close to opening with an projected opening by the end of March.  The worlds tallest observation wheel has received its operating permit so its free to open soon. Starting today at 2pm until about 8pm and then continuing Saturday and Sunday groups of Caesars Entertainment employees will be the first lucky ones to ride the observation wheel; If the employee rides go well the High Roller could be opening soon maybe even as soon as Monday. Ticket prices for the ride will depend on …

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High Roller Entrance

The above picture is what will be the entrance to the High Roller observation wheel at the Linq or at least it will be when the High Roller starts operating. Inside the entrance two ladies who were brand ambassadors were there, but when i asked when the High Roller is opening they said by the end of the month but wouldn’t say when. The High Roller looks ready to go, they were testing it during the day and at night it is lit up so an announcement on the exact opening date i’m sure isn’t far away.

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Sprinkles Cup Cakes Opens Today

As you can see in the picture above, today is the day that Sprinkles opens their location today at the Linq. The company is known for their cupcakes such as the Red Velvet cupcake and other flavors using higher end ingredients than you would usually find in a cupcake as well as their cupcake atm; Yes I did say cupcake atm it’s a atm that dispenses cupcakes instead of money and as you see in the picture a man was testing it out for the opening which is a pretty good job if you ask me. A year or so …

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St Patricks Day Block Party Is Back

The St Patrick’s Day Block Party was an annual tradition at the old O’ Sheas on the Strip but when the former location closed to make way for the Linq project in 2012 the tradition came to an end. Now with the new O’ Sheas open inside the Linq the tradition has returned with the St Patrick’s Day Block Party running from noon to midnight Monday. The fun will kick off with O’ Sheas  very own Lucky leading  a parade of shenanigans at noon followed with a commitment ceremony for a couple who’s love story started four years ago at …

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Yard House Open At The Linq

The Yard House a restaurant bar chain has opened its newest location in Las Vegas as part of the next wave of openings at the Linq entertainment district. Usually we recommend you stay away from chain restaurants and bars when visiting Las Vegas and try new experiences instead of the same places you find at home. Living in Southern California I know the Yard House chain well but some of you might not have locations in your area and its worth checking out. The Yard House is known for its huge beer selection from brewers such as the Big Dog …

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