Topgolf is more than just a golf driving range. Their locations around the country are beloved for fun games, great food, and easy access to adult beverages. Topgolf Las Vegas opened at MGM Grand as the flagship location for the company in 2016. As you might imagine, this location is unlike any other Topgolf around the country.
The Park Theater at Park MGM is shaping up as the place to be in 2019. MGM Resorts continues to announce new residency shows for the venue attached to Park MGM. Lady Gaga has already announced her residency and there are new details about the show(s). In fact, the Lady Gaga Las Vegas residency includes two different show. Also, tickets for her shows are finally on sale.
Downtown Las Vegas continues to evolve. The reimagination of downtown Las Vegas isn’t new. The Arts District and Fremont East areas have already changed how many people look at downtown Las Vegas. The massive music, entertainment, and arts festival Life Is Beautiful is bringing people to the area that might have never even considered visiting “old Vegas.”
Slot machine players have stepped into the future. Remember the days when you could drop a quarter into a slot machine and pull the arm and you were a winner if the symbols lined up you would win actual money? Ahhhh…one-armed bandits…those were the days. It’s a new day for slot players.
Sometimes, there’s nothing more soothing than a delicious cup of coffee. Sure it’s a good way to jump start the day, but a cup of coffee can be midday pickup or just a warm beverage that warms the soul. A cup of coffee falls into each of those categories for me on a daily basis. Thankfully, there are plenty of places to find a delicious cup of coffee in Las Vegas.
The Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival is in its sixth year. The three-day arts and entertainment experience returns to Downtown Las Vegas on September 21–23. Earlier this year the festival revealed the music lineup that includes The Weeknd, N.E.R.D., Florence + the Machine, Arcade Fire, Death Cab For Cutie, Santigold, Cold War Kids, Foster The People, and a lot more. You can see the full lineup here.
If you’ve visited Las Vegas this year you may have noticed construction at Wynn. Well, the exterior construction is complete and we’ll soon see a new shopping destination on the Vegas Strip. The new 70,000-square-foot Wynn Plaza should opening to the public in October.
“Wynn Plaza is a dynamic new addition to Las Vegas’ vibrant retail scene, offering many brands that haven’t been available in Las Vegas until now,” said Maurice Wooden, President of Wynn Las Vegas. “With dozens of fashion, dining, and lifestyle options that are exclusively found at Wynn Plaza, we’re giving visitors experiences that are truly one-of-a-kind.”
Las Vegas is so many things to many people. About 75% of the visitors stay on the Vegas Strip. However, there’s still 25% of the 42 million visitors that stay elsewhere. That’s more than 10 million people visiting Las Vegas who stay elsewhere.
We’re not seeing a lot of new casinos popping up around Las Vegas. What we are seeing are casino operators keeping the bones of existing casinos and remodeling and upgrading the entire property. Palace Station, just west of the Vegas Strip, is one such casino being reinvented without closing.
The Palace Station upgrades and renovations shouldn’t be news if you frequently read this blog. We confirmed these renovations in 2016 and reported them here in early 2017. Well, it’s time to enjoy the fruits of Station Casinos efforts to update their oldest casino.
Caesars Entertainment was a little early with their 4th of July Fireworks show. They decided to shoot fireworks at Caesars Palace on the last Saturday of June. They saved a different kind of fireworks shows for after Independence Day.
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