Las Vegas Events

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…

Vegas Weekender: Enjoy blues, brews in Vegas

Summer is in full swing in Vegas and the fun never stops. Take a trip back to the ’70s on Fremont Street with a concert and car show or head out to one of Vegas’ historical hot spots, the Springs Preserve, for a beer and blues festival. Whether you’re looking…

Rock out to some awesome air guitar

Remember when you used to rock out in your room with the music blasting in just your underwear, T-shirt and socks? This act wouldn’t be complete without your signature air guitar. We’ve all done this, and we probably owe it to that famous scene from “Risky Business” where Tom Cruise’s character…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas hosts a three-day party

Memorial Day is a three-day weekend so there’s no excuse not to come to Vegas and partake in all of the events and entertainment the city has to offer over the holiday. An exciting new pool club and nightclub are opening at Encore Las Vegas and the fight is on…

Vegas Weekender: Rock ‘n’ roll and relaxation

If you’ve come to Vegas to party, you couldn’t have chosen a better time. This weekend is all about music – from hip-hop to country, we’ve got a concert for you. Wine lovers will enjoy Rock ‘N Roll Wine’s Annual Reggae Pool Party or you can grab a glass at…

Vegas Uncork’d: All-Star Interactive Luncheon

One of the most popular afternoon events of the Vegas Uncork’d weekend is the All-Star Interactive Luncheon at Encore Las Vegas. Guests of this event got a once-in-a-lifetime experience to cook with three of the top chefs at Wynn Las Vegas: Paul Bartolotta, David Walzog and Alex Stratta. Walzog’s restaurant,…

Vegas Uncork’d: The Grand Tasting

The Grand Tasting is arguably the most popular event of the Vegas Uncork’d Weekend. Friday night, more than 2,000 people took part in tasting the best offerings from Las Vegas’ finest restaurants. With a line wrapping around the Appian Way at Caesars Palace and well through the casino, anxious tasters were treated to…

Sabers and sushi, chefs and champagne: Let the Vegas Uncork’d festivities begin

Some of the world’s top chefs are in Las Vegas this weekend. At 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Chef Alain Ducasse popped a bottle of champagne with a saber at his restaurant Mix with Bon Appétit Editor Barbara Fairchild and Mayor Oscar Goodman to kick off  Bon Appétit’s Vegas Uncork’d festivities. From left to right: Chefs Alain Ducasse, Kerry Simon,…

Vegas comes Uncork’d

I was privileged enough to get a sneak peek at the lineup of “Bon Appétit’s” Fourth Annual Vegas Uncork’d yesterday while lounging by the new Garden of the Gods pool at Caesars Palace. Extraordinary French Pastry Chef François Payard was present to explain his take on the event. After timidly excusing…

Vegas Weekender: Madness continues in Vegas

This weekend in Vegas offers an eclectic line up of exciting events. March Madness continues at Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo where fans can watch the college basketball tournament and hear commentary from basketball legends Bobby Knight and Billy Packer. Also on the agenda: Take a sip for a good…

Cuisine with a cause

In addition to offering delicious cheeses, fresh oysters and tender steaks, Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro gives back. A special winemaker’s dinner for Keep Memory Alive (a charity in conjunction with Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health) will be held at the restaurant inside the Palazzo on Feb. 25, 2010…

Alfresco, A Taste of Las Vegas

The first day of the Winter Las Vegas Market was packed with busy attendees–and they were hungry.  Luckily, “Alfresco, A Taste of Las Vegas” was a great way to welcome out-of-towners to Las Vegas. Market-goers were hosted by local restaurants and their chefs at various food stations underneath the stars. The event took place…

Vegas Weekender: Magicians, Miss America, music acts

While Super Bowl Sunday and Valentine’s Day aren’t quite here yet, Vegas is still loaded with events that everyone can enjoy. Shows Legends, tribute legends and soon-to-be legends Grammy nominated French alternative rock band Phoenix (with special guests The Soft Pack) perform at the Joint at the Hard Rock on…

What’s cookin’ in Studio B

I thought it was innovative to have a studio-style kitchen within a buffet. But until now, not much was done with the Studio B at M Resort other than an occasional cooking demonstration. Now, much like “Emeril Live” or “Paula’s Party” on Food Network, Chef Tina Martini will host a 60-minute network television-style…

Time to talk turkey

If you’re planning to spend Thanksgiving in Vegas, you’re going to need turkey. That is, mushroom stuffed braised thigh of turkey. Las Vegas offers visitors a variety of Thanksgiving meals from traditional to extraordinary. At Charlie Palmer Steak, try the five-course menu with turkey served two ways, sweet potato gratin…

YEEHAW!

PBR World Finals come to Vegas By Jamie Helmick Vegas.com It’s like something out of a movie – a pool of the top 40 bull riders on the planet, 12 of them statistically in reach of the world title, all gearing up for a showdown in Las Vegas. But this…

Vegas Weekender: Visit Vegas and bring home a T-Rex

Can you believe it’s already October? Neither can we. But even with summer officially behind us, Vegas continues to sizzle with hot events, concerts and parties this weekend. Attractions Autumn means colorful gardens and Halloween fun Celebrate the fall by taking a trip to the Bellagio Conservatory. Accented with gold, scarlet…

The Vegas Weekender: It’s still sizzling in Las Vegas

Although other cities may have said goodbye to the parties and shows of summer, Las Vegas is still enjoying warm temperatures and is throwing the celebrations to prove it. There are sporting events, some huge headliners and more than a few opportunities to keep your vacation rolling just a little…

Vegas Weekender: Keeping summer alive in Vegas

With autumn rolling into towns across the country, Las Vegas is still hanging on to those last bits of summertime with plenty of events to help stave off those back-to-the-grind blues. There’s a festival or two, some parties, a fight and more than a few concerts sure to keep you…