Mexican Independence Day

How to celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas

If you hear people talking about El Grito this week, don’t worry — it’s not some strange new weather phenomenon caused by global warming — it’s just time for Mexican Independence Day. El Grito refers to a famous speech made by Father Miguel Hidalgo on the night of Sept. 15,…

Mexican Independence Day a fiesta in Las Vegas

Mexican Independence Day has grown into quite the fiesta in Las Vegas – some say even bigger than Cinco de Mayo. Whether you’re looking for some great Mexican food, live music or a boxing match starring one of Mexico’s best fighters, Las Vegas offers plenty to choose from. Events The One: Mayweather vs.…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends take the top billing for holidays in Las Vegas but Mexican Independence Day isn’t far behind. While Sept. 16 marks the anniversary of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain, the only thing tourists will be fighting for in Vegas is what event to attend.…

Celebrate Mexican Independence, Vegas-style

On September 16, Mexico is celebrating 200 years of independence from Spanish rule and Las Vegas is joining in on the festivities all weekend long with parties, food and special headline entertainment. Here’s a roundup of what’s going on:  In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, Tacos & Tequila (T&T) at…