Spring is here! That means warmer temperatures, pool openings, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and much more. As always, we promise to provide you the best in entertainment, the hottest restaurants to try and other unique ways to make this the best visit to Las Vegas yet. Take a look at our suggestions for the hottest places to dine, play, and be entertained.
It is officially POOL SEASON! Get ready for some serious pool time starting on March 2 as pools are officially open at MGM Resorts. If you are looking for a highly enjoyable and relaxing escape from The Strip, book a cabana at the pool of your choice. Did you know regardless of what hotel you are staying at, you are able to book a cabana at any MGM Resorts owned hotel? Turn your day at the pool into an A-list experience you won’t forget by booking one of our cabanas, unlocking access to a range of upgraded amenities which could include HD Television, a personal cabana host, snacks and possible select spa services. Take a look at our cabanas and book the ultimate poolside experience.
Resolve to laugh more in the New Year with a little help from the Aces of Comedy at The Mirage. This series features some of the most popular comedians worldwide and showcases some of the most diverse comedic lineups. This month’s line up will leave audiences rolling in the aisles of the Terry Fader Theater with eleven shows featuring Tim Allen, Bill Maher, Daniel Tosh, George Lopez, and Gabriel Iglesias. For a full list of upcoming Aces of Comedy performers, show dates and to purchase tickets visit the Aces of Comedy website.
Worlds will collide as Brazilian superstar Cris Cyborg again defends her UFC women's featherweight crown against Russian knockout artist Yana Kunitskaya in the main event of UFC 222 at the T-Mobile Arena on March 3. Attention all college basketball fans! The PAC-12 Men's Basketball Tournament returns to the T-Mobile Arena on March 7th-10th. Don’t miss USC, WSU, CAL, UCLA, Oregon, Utah, Stanford, ASU, Washington, OSU, Colorado, and Arizona compete against each other for the trophy. Purchase tickets to see some great college basketball action.
Experience the future of Esports starting March 22 at the Luxor Hotel. Allied Esports and Esports Arena have joined forces with Luxor to bring to you the ultimate competition gaming and entertainment experience with introducing the Esports Arena Las Vegas. This flagship venue will feature a state-of-the-art gaming and broadcast center that will thrill both amateur and professional gamers looking for world class competition or high tech nightlife. This 30,000 square foot multi-level arena includes a competition stage, 50 foot LED video wall, telescopic seating, daily gaming stations, state-of- the art streaming and unique food and beverage offerings. Be among the first to try this unmatched experience in Las Vegas!
Taking the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 3 is Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled. Multi-platinum alternative-rock band 311 is bringing 311 DAY back to Las Vegas on Saturday March 10 & Sunday March 11 at Park Theater. Global rock icons and newly announced Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovi returns to T-Mobile Arena on March 17. One of Nashville's most respected and beloved musicians, Chris Stapleton will take the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 23 and the following day on March 24, Kid Rock will be performing at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. If you missed multiple Grammy winner Ricky Martin back in 2017, you are in luck. He is returning back to the Park Theater for multiple shows in March and also has dates in May and June of this year.
St. Patrick's Day
Celebrate your Irish roots or become an honorary Irishman this St. Patrick’s Day on March 17. Visit Rí Rá Irish Pub at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place to enjoy a perfectly poured pint of Guinness and enjoy authentic live Irish music playing on the main stage. For the ninth consecutive year, New York-New York Hotel will celebrate the luck of the Irish at Celtic Feis! Enjoy live entertainment, food and drink specials! The festivities kick off with the Las Vegas Pipe Band at 10:30 AM at The Park. This lively parade will make its way through the casino and will end on the Brooklyn Bridge. Irish pub Nine Fine Irishmen located inside the New York-New York Hotel will feature local Irish bands. If looking for other places to enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day feast, consider The Buffet at the Excalibur Hotel which offers St. Patrick’s Day Buffet Specials starting at 11:00 AM, Della’s Kitchen at the Delano Las Vegas that will feature a St. Patrick’s Day Menu with authentic Irish dishes and the Luxor Hotel restaurants - The Buffet, Public House, and Pyramid Café .
HOT RESTAURANTS TO TRY
Newly opened Osteria Costa at The Mirage’s new Coastal Italian restaurant offers a menu reminiscent of the culinary flavors and aromas of Southern Italy offering a menu of classic dishes including hand-pulled mozzarella, handmade pastas, traditional Neapolitan-style pizzas, fresh seafood and fine Italian spirits. Officially making its Western Hemisphere debut, China Tang at MGM Grand serves some of the finest cuisine from Canton, with a touch of Sichuan, a dash of Beijing and a unique repertoire of dim sum. A must-try is the China Tang signature drink called Mr.Tang, served atop a steaming jewel box and mixed with Remy Martin X.O. with Cointreau Noi, Luxardo Maraschino and Frey Absinthe. Join Excalibur on March 27 for a Camelot Whiskey Social & Dinner where you can feast on Camelot Steakhouse’s best appetizers paired with cocktails and receive a free bottle of Excalibur’s exclusive Jack Daniels’ Single Barrel Whiskey with your name engraved on it.
CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK LIVE
Celebrated as “the most watched magician in history,” Criss Angel’s MINDFREAK® LIVE! has been called the “Magic Experience of a Lifetime.” Witness Criss Angel carry out 90 minutes of spectacular, original and mind blowing illusions-woven with a cast of the most talented specialty artists, live DJ/musicians, state-of-the-art lasers, sophisticated lighting, LED virtual world, 3D special effects and so much more.