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Fave places for al fresco drinking in Vegas

Fave places for al fresco drinking in Vegas

It’s November in Vegas. The Christmas decorations are already in stores. Restaurants are preparing their special Thanksgiving menus. And we’re all wearing maybe a light sweater because it’s the damn desert and we rarely get a break. So after you get off the plane and realize that that winter coat…

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Jan. 9 – 11, 2015

The cheesy, unwanted gifts have been returned, the festive decorations have been put away and the New Year’s fireworks have faded. Yes, the holidays are officially over, but don’t worry, there’s still fun to be had. Start out 2015 strong with a weekend in Las Vegas. We’ve got a convention…

Best bars to watch football in Las Vegas

Are you ready for some football? And drinks? And bar food? And hugging total strangers when the team you both happen to be rooting for scores a touchdown against the team you’ve both arbitrarily decided to hate? Then get off the bench and get down to one of Las Vegas’…

Five ways to be Irish in Vegas on St. Paddy’s Day

On March 17, everyone is Irish. Named in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has always been celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Las Vegas is not on the Emerald Isle, it’s still a fabulous city to be in for what is essentially one of the world’s largest…

Cheers to National Margarita Day in Vegas

We never need an excuse to party in Vegas but if you’re looking for a way to justify an extra margarita or two on Feb. 22 you have a good reason. It’s National Margarita Day and many bars around town are celebrating this tasty mix of tequila, triple sec and…

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.…

Raise a glass to National Margarita Day in Vegas

There’s a holiday for just about everything these days. There’s a National Pistachio Day, National Bagels & Lox Day and even a National Stuffed Mushroom Day. While most people aren’t celebrating any of those days with big parties, there is a real reason to party on Feb. 22. It’s National…

Vegas Weekender: Dazzling acrobatics, timeless music and more

From Cirque to science, variety is what it’s about this weekend It’s no mystery why “Mystère” continues to dazzle audiences almost 20 years after its debut in Las Vegas. Cirque’s ever-dazzling storytelling and acrobatic work come to a perfect union in “Mystère,” which explores universal themes from birth and rebirth…

Ten must-try happy hours in Vegas

You can’t walk more than a few feet in Las Vegas in the late afternoon or early evening without running into some happy hour or another. There are plenty of excellent happy hours in this town, but these 10 are must-tries, be it because of the variety they offer, the location,…

Spring breakers can party hardy in Vegas!

Sin City is a top destination for school-weary spring breakers in need of a fun escape from their studies – or for anyone seeking a warm getaway from chilly weather. The resorts that line the Las Vegas Strip and downtown know how to throw parties. In fact, there are endless…

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and…

Expect fun and good fortune on leap day in Vegas

A leap day only comes around once every four years. Because of that, it’s considered to be a “lucky” period of time. Although there’s no guarantee you’ll hit a jackpot in the casinos, just being in Vegas on Feb. 29 already makes you fortunate! Of course, there are plenty of…

Setting the bar high: Vegas bars with a view

When your city has one of the most recognizable skylines in the world, it’s easy to be the go-to backdrop for movies, television shows, advertisements and calendars. The bright lights and diverse structures make Las Vegas’ landscape undeniable. The picturesque views are part of the reason why Vegas is able…

Baila at these Latin music hot spots

Las Vegas is one of the few cities outside of New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami that you can stand on one corner and hear half a dozen different languages within minutes. One of the languages you will hear most, though,  is Spanish. So it only makes sense…

Fiesta Las Vegas: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Sin City

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of Mexican history and pride, but even if you’re not from Mexico, you’re welcome to join in on all of the festivities going on at Vegas’ hottest bars, clubs and restaurants. Whether you’re looking for mouthwatering Mexican food, tasty shots of tequila or maybe some…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s that time of year again when green beer flows like wine and everyone, regardless of their heritage, has an excuse to drink. That’s right, it’s St. Patrick’s Day, and Vegas is celebrating well, Vegas-style. From Mexican cantinas to authentic Irish pubs, you’ll find plenty of places on the Las…

Vegas goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com It’s that time of year again when green beer flows like wine and everyone regardless of their heritage has an excuse to drink. That’s right St. Patrick’s Day 2011 is almost here, and Vegas is celebrating well, Vegas style. From Mexican cantinas to authentic Irish pubs,…

The Big Game means big parties in Vegas

Sure, the NFL gave Dallas the Super Bowl. But everyone knows that the real party goes down in Las Vegas. Not only can you make the game more interesting by putting real cash on the line, but you can watch the game in style with a number of buffets, open…