Posts tagged as: Elvis

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

The spirit of Elvis returns to Las Vegas — and the very hotel where he performed more than 800 shows — during the Las Vegas Elvis Fest at the Westgate Las Vegas Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14. The four-day festival, sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., is a celebration of all things Elvis. [...]

Meat and marriage meet in Las Vegas

Meat and marriage meet in Las Vegas

Oh, for the love of burgers. If you are off the meat market and ready to take a bite out of marriage, Smashburger is offering you a chance to win a hamburger-inspired Vegas wedding officiated by Elvis on Nov. 12, 2013. To enter, couples (over the age of 21) must create Vine, YouTube and Instagram videos [...]

Wax poetic with Elvis in Las Vegas

Wax poetic with Elvis in Las Vegas

It was 57 years ago to this day that Elvis Presley performed his first show in Las Vegas. Elvis was just 21 years old when he was booked in the Venus Room at the New Frontier hotel. But it wasn’t until The International hotel opened in 1969 (later the Hilton and now LVH), that Elvis truly became [...]

A true Elvis tribute: Trent Carlini is himself in “The King”

A true Elvis tribute: Trent Carlini is himself in “The King”

Trent Carlini is widely regarded as one of the best Elvis impersonator in Las Vegas, and with a re-imagined show at LVH that’s as genuine and touching as it is classically fun, it’s clear that he’ll remain a star for years to come. The show highlights Elvis’ life in film, and it treats Carlini as [...]

Suite dreams are made at the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Suite dreams are made at the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Under new leadership since January, the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (formerly known as the Las Vegas Hilton and home to such luminaries as Elvis, Liberace and Barry Manilow, just to name a few) has retained all of its past glamour while making rooms once reserved exclusively for celebrities, high rollers and other [...]

Elvis sightings abound

Elvis sightings abound

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Elvi have left the building, and they’re heading out to Fremont Street. This weekend downtown Vegas is all about pompadours, sideburns and bedazzled jumpsuits. If you’re hoping to experience an Elvis sighting in Vegas, get ready for an eyeful. On May 6 and 7, Fremont Street will be home to the Second Annual Las [...]

Top 10 Vegas Must-dos

Top 10 Vegas Must-dos

When you visit Las Vegas, the choices can be overwhelming. The city offers some of the best restaurants, shops, nightclubs, entertainment and sightseeing in the world. Everywhere you look there’s something new and exciting to do, so where do you start? To make it easier for you, our staff has compiled a list of what [...]

2010 Elvis Week in Vegas

2010 Elvis Week in Vegas

There’s a “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” when it comes to Elvis in Vegas. August 16 marks the 33rd anniversary of the King’s passing, and the city he once called home is paying tribute to the entertainer who has become synonymous with Vegas. Here are places we recommend you visit to experience everything you love about [...]

Vegas Weekender: King reigns supreme in Vegas

Vegas Weekender: King reigns supreme in Vegas

The greatest entertainer was The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll and he returns to the stage Aug. 3 with the release of “Elvis on Tour” on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital download. In addition, 460 select movie theaters across the nation will showcase the film tonight at 7 p.m. In Vegas, Elvis Presley continues to reign [...]

Sculpting Las Vegas

Sculpting Las Vegas

Las Vegas likes to pay tribute to things. The city has a replica of the Eiffel Tower in its skyline and is home to a giant Sphinx. There’s a whole museum dedicated to Liberace and there are shows starring Elvis and Beatles impersonators. Another way Vegas recognizes famous things and famous people is by creating [...]

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