Las Vegas Events

It’s about wine! (Food & Wine, that is)

The Grand Tasting. It sounds like a banquet fit for a king — and in many ways, it is. Start with star chefs and restaurateurs from Aria and Bellagio such as Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Masa Takayama and Sirio Maccioni. Sprinkle in guest chefs like “Top Chef” Winner…

Vegas Weekender: Food, fun and Foster the People

This weekend in Vegas, it’s all about a good time. The fun starts at 5 o’clock–just make sure your fins can go to the left and to the right at the Jimmy Buffett concert. Continue the weekend and sing along to Motown favorites with Human Nature. Finally, eat and drink ’til…

Vegas Weekender: ‘Phantom,’ football, photography and more

Shows Enjoy the breathtaking music of Andrew Lloyd Webber in “Phantom – the Las Vegas Spectacular” at the Venetian. Take a trip back to 19th century Paris and into an opera house haunted by the Phantom, complete with a 2,100-pound chandelier, made of 29,444 crystals. Tickets start at $79. Show…

“Slots” of prizes and excitement in Vegas

The cordoned-off area of slot machines you might run into at a casino isn’t (exactly) a special VIP-only area. Nor is it a sign that the casino can’t afford walls anymore for its high-limits area. That gathering is probably just a slot tournament taking place. Feel free to watch and…

Bring on the vino: Aureole’s Wine Weekend is here

It’s no secret celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer makes wine a big feature in his restaurants. Anyone who’s been in Aureole, his Las Vegas restaurant in Mandalay Bay, can tell you that. Aureole contains a massive three-story wine tower in the middle of the restaurant, complete with flying wine angels and a sommelier…

All-Star Cochon: The perfect piece of pork

It starts with 14 pigs, 10 chefs and the heavy scent of bacon in the air. All-Star Cochon brought the goods this past weekend when the national pork-loving tour stopped at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. From bacon cotton candy to an adult Manhattan SnowCone with bacon-infused bourbon, the creativity at Sunday’s main event seemed…

Vegas prepares for an explosive 4th of July weekend

Fireworks, parties on the Strip You might think that Vegas has enough lights in the sky, but the city is celebrating the 4th of July with fireworks displays and celebrations all weekend long, lighting every corner of the Las Vegas Valley. If you’re headed to the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars…

Keep on (food) truckin’

All around the country, food trucks have made quite the turnaround in their public image. From reluctant and desperate to trendy and chic, there’s been a bit of a food truck renaissance and Las Vegas hasn’t been left out. Mini-burgers, East-West fusion hot dogs, snowcones, BBQ, iced coffee, Southwestern-style fare…

Cocktails, Clubs and Cuisine

When you have a night off to celebrate, relax and get together with friends, you want to make the most of it. Finding somewhere convenient is key and time is money. In Vegas, we have you, the hungry, club-going guest, in mind. For a complete night out you used to…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is home to great tunes and big laughs

Kung Hei Fat Choy! Vegas has been setting up to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year next week, with ornate displays throughout some of the city’s nicest resorts, most of which are already on display. Make it a point to take in some of these Chinese-inspired sights during…

Vegas Uncork’d: Food festivities

Culinary greats including Rick Moonen, Bradley Ogden, Jet Tila, and François Payard are headlining 2011’s Vegas Uncork’d, taking place May 5 – 8. The lineup was announced at a press conference Tuesday. The four-day festival of events promises to attract a large food-loving crowd. Various events take place all day…

Vegas Weekender: Food, fun and entertainment

Don’t let the cold weather get you down. Come to Vegas for fun, food, entertainment and more. Celebrate a crooning legend’s 95th birthday with dinner, a show and some dancing. Cheer on two heavyweight UFC champions as they fight to be named king of the ring or watch a parade…

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving Day in Vegas

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com Ah, Thanksgiving…I can taste the cranberry sauce already. It wasn’t long ago when we were carving pumpkins and floating ice eyeballs in our punch bowls. Now, we’re turning pumpkins into pumpkin pie and, well, using regular ice cubes in our punch bowls. Actually, strike that. Let…

Golden Nugget’s First Annual Fall Beer Festival

More than 300 people piled into the Golden Nugget special events center on Friday night for the hotel’s first annual Beer Fest. I was one of the lucky 300 and with over 200 beers to choose from, let’s just say I had (both) my hands full. Some of my favorites included Fat Tire,…

Wine: It’s just a little CRUSH. . .

CRUSH, Paris Las Vegas’ celebration of French wines is happening throughout the month of October. CRUSH familiarizes guests with French Wines with featured events including wine tastings, wine dinners and more. Start your stay off right with complimentary wine tastings in the lobby on Fridays, Oct. 8, 15 and 22.…

The Playboy Club takes on football viewing party craze

From sports books to bars, football season viewing parties have become a staple of Vegas. After all, how could you resist the allure of cheap, tasty food and drinks in some of the coolest places in Vegas to go along with rooting for your favorite team? The Playboy Club at…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is show central this weekend

Summer may be winding down, but temperatures are still sizzling in Vegas and it’s the place to be for exciting shows, nightlife and parties. Whether you’re into Motown oldies, classic rock or rap superstar moguls, it’s all happening here this weekend. Shows There’s no shortage of shows to see in…

Vegas Weekender: Beat the summer blues in Vegas

The end of summer is approaching quickly and this could be one of the last weekends you’ll have before school starts and you have to return to reality. So, while the weather is still pool-worthy and you don’t have to carpool and help with homework just yet, come spend a…

Vegas weekender: Fun continues after the holiday

The Fourth of July parties may be over, but Vegas is still full of fun and surprises. With plenty of shows and pool parties happening this weekend, Vegas keeps the excitement going with entertainment as hot as its temperatures. Headliners If you’re looking for a diverse show, check out Gordie…

Where to watch the World Cup in Vegas

So you couldn’t wait an extra month to make your, hopefully, infamous trip to Vegas and it’s putting a major strain in your plans to follow the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament. You’ve downloaded apps on your phone so you can keep up with the action and you’ve set your…