Vegas Weekender: Celebrate the holidays in Vegas

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It’s Christmas weekend and there’s no better way to celebrate the holidays than with a trip to Vegas!

Whether you’re ROK-ing at one of the hottest nightclubs in town or sitting down to an elegant Christmas feast, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Vegas.

Shows

Enjoy a holiday concert from Grammy-winning artists Boyz II Men at the Flamingo. With chart-topping hits like “End of the Road,” “Water Runs Dry” and “On Bended Knee,” Boyz II Men were a ’90s R&B vocal phenomenon. Now, they are performing your favorite holiday tunes Dec. 23 and 24. Tickets start at $59 and show time is 7:30 p.m. both nights.

See Filipino Singer Imelda Papin at the Orleans Showroom this Sunday, Dec. 26. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $40.

Get in the holiday spirit with a Tenors Christmas with the Las Vegas Tenors. The Orleans show room will be filled with holiday tunes Dec. 22 – 24. Tickets start at $22 and show time is 8 p.m.

Legendary singer Andy Williams brings joy to all generations this Christmas season as he brings The Andy Williams Christmas show to the Las Vegas Hilton Theater Dec. 23 & 24. Williams is known for crooning such classics as “Moon River” and starring in the long running television series “The Andy Williams Show.” Show time is 8 p.m. and tickets start at $70.85.

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld brings the laughs to Caesars Palace Dec. 26 – 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $97.50 and up.

For some old school tunes, head down to the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s and check out The Commodores and Morris Day Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets are priced from $41.20.

Dining

Enjoy a festive Christmas Day meal at a few locations around town.

Society Cafe Encore offers a three-course meal for $49 per person plus tax and gratuity, served Christmas Day, 3 p.m. – 1 p.m. The meal consists of chilled stone crab, prime rib, truffle mashed potatoes and a miniature yule log, fitting for the Christmas spirit. Society Cafe Encore is located in Encore Las Vegas and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, daily.

The Carve, the steakhouse at Eastside Cannery, features a three-course meal including a salad or lobster bisque, chateaubriand, and dessert. The meal is $39 per person plus tax and gratuity, served Christmas Day, 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro offers a three-course meal with choices including Belgium endive salad with market apples and blue cheese, grilled filet mignon and whole Maine lobster with mushroom risotto, and a warm apple tart with vanilla bean and dark rum ice cream, topped with caramel sauce. The menu is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Morels is located in the Palazzo Las Vegas.

Nightlife

Complimentary admission to a Christmas Eve bash is the way to start the party and Rockhouse gets you in, with the donation of a canned food item. They even have an open bar package priced at just $10 for men or $20 for women from 9 p.m. – midnight. Best of all, the canned food will go to Three Square, Las Vegas’ food bank. Rockhouse is located in front of Imperial Palace on the Las Vegas Strip.

ROK Vegas offers a themed New York rock club environment – with bottle service. The intimate nightclub, complete with bars, dance floor and video jockey runs mostly rock over its speakers, although there is Top 40 thrown in from time to time. ROK Vegas at New York – New York is open Wednesday – Sunday, 10 p.m. – late. Additionally, there is a happy hour on the patio from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., Thursday – Saturday. Come back for ROK’s New Year’s Eve celebration. Packages are available from $55.

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