Las Vegas Happenings 5/24-5/30
Concerts, Shows & Headliners
Air Supply will be performing at The Orleans 5/24-26 at 8pm. $44-$72
Joan Rivers will be performing at The Venetian 5/30-6/1 at 10pm. $56-$146
Chris Tucker will be performing at the Palms 5/26 at 8pm. $49-$99
Ralphie May will be performing at the South Point 5/24-27 at 7:30pm. $40-$50
Arabian Nights 27 will be at Paris Las Vegas 5/25 at 9pm. $77-$280
Bill Cosby will be performing at Treasure Island 5/24 at 8pm. $65-$87
Kathy Griffin will be performing at The Mirage 5/24 at 10pm. $60-$80
Fleetwood Mac will be performing at the MGM 5/26 at 8pm. $55-$165
Celtic Woman will perform at The Smith Center 5/26 at 2pm & 7pm. $53-$103
A Motown Extravaganza Starring Spectrum & Radiance at The Smith Center 5/24-25 at 7pm. $32-$35
Matt & Kim will be performing at The Cosmopolitan 5/30 at 8pm. $20
Ron White will be performing at The Mirage 5/25-26 at 10pm. $60-$80
The Manhattans will be performing at the Suncoast 5/25-26 at 7:30pm. $18-$44
Billy Idol will be performing at the Palms 5/25 at 8pm. $49-$89
LL COOL J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy at The Joint 5/24 at 8:30pm. $46-$66
Gloriana will be performing at Aliante Casino 5/26 at8pm. $20
R. Kelly will be performing at Planet Hollywood 5/25 at 7pm. $75-$156
Jazz Under the Stars featuring Nils at Aliante Casino 5/30 at 7pm. $15
Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion will be performing at Mandalay Beach 5/25 a 9pm. $50
Bel Biv DeVoe will be performing at Mandalay Beach 5/26 at 9pm. $32.50
Fuel & Lit will be performing at Fremont Street Experience 5/25 at 9pm. Free
Jazz on the Lake at Lake Las Vegas features Anthony James Baker 5/25 at 7pm. Free
On Sale This Week
Justin Timberlake- MGM Grand 11/30 $53-$203
Julieta Venegas- House of Blues 9/29 $35
Buckcherry- Red Rock Resort 6/22 $47
The Wanted- The Cosmopolitan 8/26 $48
Abbamania- Texas Station 9/27 $18.50
Night Fever- Texas Station 12/28 $18.50
Activities & Events
The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend will take place at The Orleans on Thursday, 5/30-Sunday, 6/2. With four days & nights of live entertainment, vendors, classes, & activities, it’s a sexy, fun, & exciting fundraiser for the Burlesque Hall of Fame. Tickets are $60-$130. Weekend Passes are $225-$500.
Bring the whole family to the Bluegrass Celebration featuring performances by Lonesome Otis, Stuck in Reverse, & Just for Fun Bluegrass bands at the Charleston Heights Arts Center on Saturday, 5/25 at 3:30pm.. Includes porch picking, information booths, dancing, and food & beverage vendors. Tickets are $10.
The LV Academy Jazz Combo featuring Tom Scott will perform at Clark County’s Jazz in the Park on Saturday, 5/25 at 7pm. The concert will take place at the Clark Co. Govt. Center Amphitheatre. Picnics, blankets, & low-back chairs welcome. Food & drinks will be available for purchase. Free admission.
The 15th Annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival will take place in downtown Las Vegas from 5/24-27. Festival tickets are sold out, but late night club show tickets are still available. Watch the bowling action at Sam’s Town & the Gold Coast on 5/25-26. Free parties at Golden Nugget, Gold Spike, & Plaza.
Local singing sensation, LeAyer Dante, along with several local & global entertainers will present We Sing & Dance for the Cure, a fundraiser for Komen Southern Nevada, at Sam’s Town on Saturday, 5/25. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30pm, followed by the show at 7:30pm. Tickets are $55. (702) 284-7777
Join the inaugural Speedway Soldiers’ Run to benefit Speedway Children’s Charities and the Wounded Warrior Project on Monday, 5/27, at 7:30am. People of all ages are invited to run or walk on Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s famous superspeedway. All registered participants will receive a free t-shirt. Race Day registration is $40.
Get ready for the Color Vibe 5K Run taking place at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, 5/25. Run, walk, skip, or dance your way to the finish line while being blasted with color along the way. There will be even more color fun at the after party. Cost is $46-$50. Registration begins at 7am & the race starts at 9am.
Future Stars of Wrestling returns to the Silverton’s Veil Pavilion for an action packed event on Saturday, 5/25, at 7:30pm. See former WWE Tag Team Champion Paul London, TNA Superstar Kenny King, Disco Inferno, Elite Champ Remy Marcel, & more. It’s fun for all ages. Tickets are $15-$25.
Join Councilman Ross in recognizing our active & retired military personnel at the Free Movie in the Park & Military Appreciation Night at Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre on Friday, 5/24, 7:30pm. The film screening will feature “Brave.” Families with military ID will enjoy a barbeque & refreshments, while supplies last.
Bring the family to Fiesta Day! at Carlos L. Martinez & Darrio J. Hall Family Pool at Gary Reese Freedom Park on Saturday, 5/25, from 12-5pm. Enjoy the pool, Latin music, food, & beverages that will make this celebration muy caliente. Admission is $3. Cost of food & drinks extra. 889 N. Pecos Rd.
Tuff-n-Uff FESTIBRAWL The Future Stars of MMA will take place at the South Point Arena on Sunday, 5/26, with the first fight at 7pm. A pre-party with beer tasting, food vendors, & music begins at 5:30pm. The main event for the Middleweight Championship is Jahrling vs. Rountree. Tickets are $25-$50.
The Audi Speaker Series at The Smith Center presents Frank Abagnale: Catch Me If You Can on Thursday, 5/30, at 7:30pm. Abagnale tells his story of impersonating a pilot, pediatrician, stockbroker, college professor, & even an assistant attorney general, all while cashing $2.5 million in forged checks. $24-$59
The Las Vegas Badass Dash will take place at the South Point Arena on Saturday, 5/25, starting at 8am. Get ready for the wildest, most fun 7K race this side of insanity. BADASS Dash™ is the ultimate adventure & obstacle course challenge. Spectator admission is $12.
The UFC returns to MGM Grand for the much anticipated rematch between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. See UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 live in the Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, 5/25, at 3:30pm. Tickets are $75-$800.
The KOOL Summer of Fun Kick Off Festival & Car Show will take place at The Cannery on Saturday, 5/25, at 4pm. Enjoy a great musical variety show featuring The Surfaris, Crystals, Brooklyn Bridge, The Trammps featuring Earl Young, and plenty of classic cars at the free annual event.
Bring the family to The Gift & Home Show at the Henderson Convention Center on 5/24-25. Enjoy a wide variety of unique gifts, products, services, & interactive activities for the entire family. Features a 5K Run, Wild Adventure Zoo, How-To Workshops, & much more. Hours: Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-7pm. Free admission.
Eats, Drinks & Good Times
Experience Louisiana culture at “Straight from the Bayou Crawfish Festival” at the Henderson Pavilion on 5/25 from 10am-11pm. Enjoy live Cajun, Zydeco, & blues music, specialty bayou dishes, & signature Bourbon Street drinks, plus crawfish races, crawfish eating contest, & more. $10 in advance; $12 at the door.
Wolfgang Puck will assemble his brilliant team of chefs and more than a dozen of his favorite wineries & spirits for Sip and Savor at Spago on Wednesday, 5/29, from 6-10pm. Savor Wolfgang’s signature dishes & sip fine wines, champagne, cocktails, & spirits. Cost is $120 in advance; $130 at the door. (702) 369-6300
Sunset & Vines at Lake Las Vegas will hold their 3rd Annual Memorial Day Pig Roast on Monday, 5/27, starting at 5pm. The whole pig is marinated in an apple & sage brine, & slow roasted over applewood, red oak, mesquite, & hickory woods. A three-course prix fixe dinner is $32.95 p/p. A la carte options are available.
Join Executive Chef Terry Lynch for El Segundo Sol’s monthly “Cooking Fiesta” on Saturday, 5/25, from 10am-12pm. Chef Lynch will help guests prepare (and sample) fiesta favorites such as Sweet Corn, Zucchini Blossom & Red Chile Quesadilla, Roasted Duck Breast Tacos, & Coconut Flan. $25 p/p (702) 258-1211
The Grotto in the Golden Nugget will host a Cosentino Wine Dinner on Friday, 5/24, at 5:30pm. Menu highlights of the five-course dinner include Salmon Mousse Stuffed Prawn, Seared Halibut with Wild Mushroom Hash, and Ground Mustard Rubbed Lamb Rack. Cost is $100 p/p. For reservations, call (702) 386-8341.
Anthony’s Burgers & Brews at the M Resort invites you to enjoy All-American BBQ favorites on Memorial Day, Monday, 5/27. A special menu will be served including Shrimp & Corn Chowder, St. Louis Pork Ribs, Buttered Corn Cobbette, Cheddar-Corn Muffin, Bleu Cheese Cole Slaw, & Apple Pie with Vanilla Bean Gelato. $19.95 p/p
Fleming’s will host a J. Lohr Vineyards Wine Dinner on Saturday, 5/25, at 6:30pm. The exceptional four-course dinner & wine pairings features Horseradish & Citrus Crusted Sea Bass, Filet Mignon topped with Tobacco Onions on Yukon Potato & Celery Mash, and Poached Pears on Pound Cake. $85 p/p (702) 838-4774
Regardless if you consider Sunday the start or end of your week, join Stripburger for a “20 for $20” Beer BBQ Party on the patio on 5/26, from 5:30-8:30pm. Enjoy unlimited samples of 20 different beers and BBQ fare for only $20. Resident DJ Andy Gil will be spinning the hottest tracks to keep the party going. (702) 737-8747
Learn to create an exceptional three-course meal with Bellagio Exec. Chef Edmund Wong at “An Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom.” Then, enjoy the meal you’ve made during a stylish food & wine pairing. The May class is “Memorial Day BBQ- Bellagio Secrets” on Wednesday, 5/29 at 7pm. $95 p/p (866) 406-7117
Chef Megan Romano of Chocolate & Spice Bakery will present her “Spring Time Flavors” cooking class on Thursday, 5/30, at 6pm. Learn how to prepare Lemon Thyme Chicken & Vegetable Skewers, Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Quinoa, & Strawberry Shortcake. Cost is $55 p/p. Reservations at (702) 527-7772.
New Vista Community will host a Spring Wine Walk at Town Square on Saturday, 5/25, from 7-10pm. The Wine Walk will showcase a variety of food & wine throughout Town Square Park. Enjoy 20 different wines for sampling. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Includes your wine glass, sampling ticket, & wine.
Vic & Anthony’s at the Golden Nugget will host a Hill Family Estate Wine Dinner on Friday, 5/31, at 6pm. The five-course menu features dishes such as Black Tiger Prawn & Blue Crab Cocktail with Thai Basil Mango Relish & Domestic Wagyu Ribeye Medallion with Fingerling Lobster Hash. RSVP at (702) 386-8399. $120 p/p
Deals & Steals
Raiding the Rock Vault Show at LVH tells the story of classic rock by paying tribute to some of the all time greatest rock bands in history. 8pm show nightly. Get 2-for-1 tickets with promo code: RC241 Visit the box office or call (702) 732-5755.
Walter’s Golf is offering a FREE DAY OF GOLF to all active and retired military personnel on Sunday, 5/26. You are invited to play any one of their nationally-ranked championship golf courses including Bali Hai, Royal Links, or Desert Pines. To make your reservation, please call (702) 450-8159.
To introduce its New Tastes Menu, Del Taco is offering a free item from the New Tastes menu with any purchase on May 29, from 3-9pm. The New Tastes menu includes a Bacon Ranch Grilled Chicken Taco, a Chili Cheese Fry Burrito and a Fiery 6 Layer Burrito. Offer valid at participating locations.
The Charleston Heights Arts Center is offering Youth Summer Dance Camp for dancers ages 10-18, from July 8-26. The classes are Monday-Friday from 9:30am-2:30pm. Open to Intermediate & Advance level dancers (or with instructor approval). Cost is $200. Save $25 with early registration before 6/15.
Locals save $30 on performances of Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical at The Venetian from 6/18-8/18. Offer is valid on P2 & P3 seats. Purchase tickets at Ticketmaster with promo code: LOCAL.
Ferraro’s appreciates Las Vegas locals. Until further notice, locals receive 50% off their bills Friday-Sunday. Dine in only. Discount on food only. Must show valid NV ID. For more information or reservations, call (702) 364-5300.
Buy one adult admission, get one free to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Printable coupon is available online. Admission is $10 adults; $5 children 3-11 yrs.; ages 2 yrs. & under free. 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North
Locals can purchase a ticket to Blue Man Group (full price Category A or Category C) and receive a FREE pass to The Adventuredome at Circus Circus! Visit the Blue Man Group Box Office at Monte Carlo or call (702) 730-7010 and mention “Adventuredome” to take advantage of this offer. A $27.95 value.
The Rockhouse, ultra-dive bar located in the Grand Canal Shoppes, will kick-off its new $10 “Bottomless Bikini Bar” on Memorial Day weekend. Starting on 5/24, the new open bar will be available every night to all ladies sporting poolside attire from 6-10pm.
May is National Burger Month, & Smashburger is celebrating by offering a free Classic Smash on May 28, if your name has “burger” in it. Must show valid photo ID.
Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa in Tivoli Village hosts a Ladies Champagne Happy Hour. Daily from 5-6:30pm, ladies drink champagne & champagne cocktails free!
May’s CupcakEClub Deal at Retro Bakery features six cupcakes for just $10 on Memorial Day, Monday, 5/27. Limit six per eClubber. Cupcake flavors available are ONLY guaranteed if you call ahead to order at (702) 586-3740. 7785 N. Durango Dr. #130
Save 20% on tickets to see Kathy Griffin at The Mirage on 5/24. Regular prices $60-$80. (702) 792-7777
See Bill Maher live at The Pearl Concert Theater in the Palms. NV Public Radio has a very limited number of specially priced tickets for June 8rd & 9th with 100% of the proceeds benefiting NV Public Radio. Tickets are $50-$75. Buy tickets here.
Save 20% on your next Brio Tuscan Grill online order through 6/2 with code: summer20 at check out. Also, receive a $10 Bonus Offer with every $50 Gift Card purchase. Gift Card offer expires on 6/16. The $10 Bonus Offer is valid for use from 6/24-8/25/13.
Get a General Admission ticket to the Sin City Comedy Show at Planet Hollywood for just $17.99, including a drink. A different nationally renowned comedian takes the stage each week, supported by dancers who mix glitzy costumes with their own bawdy humor. A $48 value. Buy tickets here.
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