Saving Money At Buffets

For many years the buffets in Las Vegas with their seemly endless choice of food were seen by the resorts as loss leaders with their low prices just like the cheap rooms and inexpensive shows to get you to stay at the property and gamble in the casino. This changed with all the celebrity chef restaurants starting to open in Las Vegas and the resort companies seeing the many things such as buffets as potential profit centers instead of a loss making service way to draw gamblers. The Cosmopolitan when it opened was a real game changer with its Wicked …

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EDC Opening Ceremony Shuttles

If you plan on getting to the Las Vegas Speedway early today to attend the Opening Ceremonies there is a shuttle option for it as an add on when you buy you shuttles passes at the EDC website. If you pay for the add on then you can take a shuttle from Circus Circus between 3 pm and 6 pm today to attend the Opening Ceremonies with Premier shuttle pass holders having expedited loading on the shuttles.

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EDC Opening Show Schedule

Tomorrow before the whole of the Electric Daisy Carnival opens is a grand opening show at the Cosmic Lounge with Rick Trainer performing at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm when Malaa takes over to 6:45 pm when a special guest Bill Nye the science guy takes over to officially open the events and all the grounds at 7 pm. Yes i don’t know why they picked Bill Nye the science guy to open the show but he is a well known name i guess. EDC Week started yesterday with events running until May 22nd with concerts at all the big …

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EDC Beating The Traffic

Its Electric Daisy Carnival time in Las Vegas again as the huge crowds head out this weekend to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for three nights of dancing and partying. One drawback of such a popular event is always getting from your hotel to the event and getting back again after everyone leaves; Well one company is offering a solution albeit an expensive one Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters is offering helicopter flights from McCarren International Airport to the Las Vegas Speedway and back again all three nights of EDC. The price for a helicopter to the event isn’t inexpensive as …

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Cinco De Mayo At Plaza

This Sunday is Cinco de Mayo with parties all over Las Vegas but tonight at the Plaza in Downtown Las Vegas is a large free Cinco de Mayo celebration. The event is free and takes place under the dome in front of the Plaza Hotel & Casino starting tonight at 7pm. The outdoor party includes a DJ spinning radio hits as well as latin music as well as a huge pinata with authentic food being served including the always popular street tacos. Entertainment at the event also  includes a Mariaci band as well as Folklorico dancers and the always popular …

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Sting Residency Coming

A new min residency has been announced and this one doesn’t even start this year its Sting at the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace with shows to begin in May of next year. Sting has been quiet for a few years but he has a huge fan base with his work with Police and then years of solo work so it is a good choice for the Colosseum and i wouldn’t be surprised if his mini residency is expanded maybe in to a full residency. Tickets go on sale April 29th with five dates in May next year the 22nd, 23rd, …

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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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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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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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