Top Things To Do In Las Vegas
Here is what is happening NOW in Vegas with residencies, restaurant and bar openings, comedy, events, exhibitions and even a picnic under the stars featuring a play in a picnic setting.
Sting: My Songs The Colosseum At Caesars Palace
The Cherrytree Music Company, Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment announce that 17-time GRAMMY Award winning musician Sting will headline a Las Vegas residency, “My Songs,” set to open at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Friday, May 22, 2020. The show will present a compendium of Sting’s songs with visual references to some of his most iconic videos.
Journey, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
One of the world’s greatest rock bands, Journey, is taking over the Las Vegas Strip this fall with a limited engagement inside The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Oct. 9-26 The nine performances are: Oct. 9, 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25 and 26.
The Naked Magicians At MGM Grand
The Naked Magicians, who began their first Las Vegas residency in February, will continue to perform inside Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at MGM Grand through June. Starring Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne, The Naked Magicians perform six nights a week at 10 p.m.
Restaurants & Bars News
CRAFT + COMMUNITY Now Open at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Taking over the space formally occupied by Culinary Dropout, CRAFT + COMMUNITY features a relaxed and loungy atmosphere with comfort foods and craft cocktails. With garage-style doors that open directly onto the pool patio, the restaurant is the definition of ease.
The Mama Rabbit Bar, A Mexican Taverna In Park MGM
Mama Rabbit, opening in July in the Park MGM, will feature Las Vegas’ largest collection of tequila and mezcal, highlighting a wide range of Mexican flavors. James Beard Award-winner Bricia Lopez, dubbed a “Oaxacan Princess” by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jonathan Gold, has created the atmosphere of a Mexican taverna with the intimate and sexy allure of a speakeasy. In addition to the tequila and mezcal, it will feature music and a salute to the region’s vibrant art scene.
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse Craft Beers & Cocktails At The STRAT Hotel
The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod (aka, the Stratosphere hotel) has something fresh on tap with the openings of BLVD & MAIN Taphouse and View Lounge on the main casino floor next to the new William Hill Sports Book. The 6,000+-square-foot BLVD & MAIN combines craft beer and an “elevated” pub cuisine with seating to catch any game or sporting event. Next door, the 3,000+-square-foot View Lounge offers craft cocktails and small bites, introducing a stylish new hotel bar. BLVD & MAIN and View Lounge are now open daily for lunch and dinner.
Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club Opens Featuring a Stellar Lineup of Comedians
In partnership with Caesars Entertainment, Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade has announced its opening lineup of featured comedians beginning May 2. With the bar open daily at 4 p.m., Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club will showcase comedic performances Thursday to Sunday at 8 p.m. with additional shows at 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The club will showcase comedians ranging from household names to up-and-coming talent curated by Kimmel and his team in a venue specifically designed by Jimmy.
Entertainment & Shows
Golden Rainbow Presents ‘Summer of Love’
Golden Rainbow’s 33rd annual Ribbon of Life takes place on Sunday, June 23 at Tropicana Las Vegas. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, “Summer of Love” features performances inspired by the three-day music festival of peace, love, and music. EDIE, the Mistress of Sensuality from “Zumanity,” and Sean McAllister, from FOX 5’s MORE Show will return as hosts as they introduce talent from nearly every major show on the Strip.
The Hunger Games: The Exhibition To Open at MGM Grand
The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is open at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and features a new fully-immersive archery training experience as well as new interactives, set decorations and costumes. The Hunger Games attraction is based on the world-renowned films from Lionsgate and celebrates the journey of Katniss Everdeen from her humble beginnings in District 12 to her rise as the Mockingjay.
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop Presents ‘Stars-N-Stilettos’ Brunch Featuring Top Female Impersonators
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas now features a‘Stars-N-Stilettos’ brunch with Las Vegas’ top celebrity female impersonators. The rooftop brunch begins a Noon with over-the-top celebrity impersonators, brunch selections and bottomless drinks. The rotating lineup of female impersonators includes Cher, Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Tina Turner and Whitney Houston.
Super Summer Theatre Announces 2019 Summer Series Lineup
The Super Summer Theatre is back for its 44th year with the 2019 Summer Series. Held at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, the season kicks off with Into the Woods, beginning Wednesday, May 22. More than one million patrons have thrown down a blanket in the Meadow, shared a picnic dinner with friends and enjoyed great theatre “under the stars.” All performances are outdoors and run Wednesday – Saturday, excluding September’s production which runs Thursday – Saturday. Productions for 2019 will include: Into the Woods, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Chicago, ANNIE and NOISES OFF.
Tattoo’d America Pop-Up Attraction at The LINQ Promenade Opens
Tattoo’d America at The LINQ Promenade, celebrates the artistic, provocative and expressive qualities – as well as the sex appeal – of tattoo and body art. Tattoo’d America’s immersive experiences encompass 12 interactive installations called “rooms,” including an Ink Pool Party; a tattoo-themed ball pit for grown-ups; 45 clones tattooed to showcase the diversity and artistry of tattoo and body painting; live 3-D full-body projection mapping, which projects tattoo designs on guests; a confetti-and-pillow-fight darkroom; a Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum exhibit; and “My Tattoo, My Story,” an installation powered by people’s own personal stories. Inked individuals who would like a chance to have their tattoos featured in Tattoo’d America’s “My Tattoo, My Story” exhibit should post photos to Instagram tagging @tattoodamerica and use the hashtag #tattoodamerica. Each week, winners will be chosen to have their tattoo integrated into the Tattoo’d America experience.