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Fasten your seat belt for NASCAR fun in Vegas

From helicopter transportation to parties on the Strip, VEGAS.com has you covered for NASCAR 2014. Approximately 200,000 fans will be off to the races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday, March 6 through Sunday, March 9. With numbers like that, traffic can sometimes be an issue. So why not…

Top bathrooms in Las Vegas

If you’ve been reading the news or social media lately you’ve seen the stories from the Sochi Olympics about some of the city’s less-than-stellar restrooms. Non-existent plumbing, signs warning not to flush the toilet paper and bathrooms sporting two toilets in a single stall are just some of the odd…

50 years later, Beatles still rockin’ Vegas Strip

Fifty years after Beatlemania washed ashore on U.S. soil, The Beatles’ musical influence has not waned. Even some of the most youthful artists today credit the Beatles for being a major influence on their work. A few of the acrobats from Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE show performed Sunday night during…

Tie the knot in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and a lot of lovestruck couples are headed to Las Vegas — the marriage capital of the world. We have hotel chapels, non-hotel chapels,  romantic weddings, outdoor weddings and even themed weddings. In Vegas there really is a wedding for everyone. The possibilities are…

Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is moving to downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont East Entertainment District April 26. According to festival organizer Motley Brews, the craft beer event is expanding to accommodate the local beer scene and to attract more breweries and beer-loving tourists. Last year’s event was held at…

Life is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 dates in Vegas

The 2014 dates for Life is Beautiful music festival have been announced as Oct. 24-26 in downtown Las Vegas. The three-day event is being billed as an “urban festival.” During last year’s inaugural festival, which included culinary, arts and speakers, some 60,000 people attended, according to the festival’s management. In…

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

The ground vibrated for about 10 minutes this morning as more than 50 members of the Southern Nevada Harley Owners Group revved their engines at a “ground shaking” event in honor of the Las Vegas Strip’s first Harley-Davidson dealership. The 50,000-square-foot Las Vegas Harley-Davidson facility projected to open in late October (in…

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Cirque du Soleil is once again hosting a run and fun walk to raise money for One Drop, Cirque’s charitable arm that helps communities secure access to water with integrated water projects. The Run Away With Cirque 5K run and 1-mile walk start at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the…

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

You come to Las Vegas for the glitz, the excitement, the rush of risking it all.  Sometimes, though, it’s nice to step back from the eager tourists carrying drinks by the yard and enjoy a quality cocktail or two while listening to live music. I’m not talking lounges with DJs…

10 ways to save money in Vegas

It’s a new year and one of the top resolutions people make is to save money. Just because you’re watching your wallet doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time in Vegas. We’ve come up with 10 tips and tricks that will help you save some cash while you’re in…

Las Vegas spas offer ‘royal’ treatment

Diamonds in Vegas aren’t only on the playing cards — sometimes they’re also in the spa treatments. Many Las Vegas spas offer their guests serene services infused with luxurious offerings such as diamonds, gemstones, champagne and gold. Here are five ways you can enjoy the “royal” treatment the next time…

The holidays in Las Vegas bring spicy spa treatments

Spice up your holidays in Vegas with a merry little massage or serene spa treatment featuring the seasonal scents of peppermint, cinnamon and apple cider. Spas up and down the Las Vegas Strip are giving the gift of relaxation with a variety of winter specials. The gold & cinnamon season…

Where to shop during NFR in Las Vegas

If you’re headed to Vegas for the National Finals Rodeo, you’re sure to wrangle up great deals on Western wares and wear. Las Vegas is home to a heap of NFR shopping expos as well as some of the country’s best Western stores. Save on everything from hats and boots…

The Ultimate Las Vegas Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Welcome to the 2013 edition of VEGAS.com’s Ultimate Vegas Holiday Gift Guide, your one-stop shop for holiday gifts for the Las Vegas lover. Perfume and lotion gift basket for mom? Tie and slippers for dad? Forget about it! Check out a holiday gift guide where it’s beginning to look a…

Plan your New Year’s Eve in Vegas

There’s just over a month to go until New Year’s Eve – one of the biggest nights of the year in Las Vegas. There will be tons of parties, shows, special dinners and much more going on to ring in 2014, so start planning your trip now. More events will…

Fashion Show Mall adds Microsoft Store in Las Vegas

Tech geeks, listen up. There is yet another reason to come to Vegas. The Fashion Show Mall will welcome Las Vegas’ first full-service Microsoft Store on Thursday, Nov. 14. The first 100 people in line when the store opens tomorrow at noon will receive a ticket to see Pitbull live in…