Las Vegas Continues to Bring World-Class Entertainment to New Heights

Whether it’s jaw-dropping aerial acts twisting and turning overhead or world-renowned headliners with their name in lights, Las Vegas continues its reign as the Entertainment Capital of the World, delivering over-the-top performances night after night. With new acts opening in the coming months, visitors will be able to enjoy numerous exciting, only-in-Vegas entertainment offerings throughout the destination. “Visitors from around the world come to Las Vegas each year to take part in our remarkable entertainment offerings,” said Cathy Tull, chief marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.…

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Raiders Break Ground on Las Vegas Stadium, ‘Our Field of Dreams’

LAS VEGAS — During what Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval called “one of the most transformative moments in the history of Las Vegas,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Raiders owner Mark Davis joined Sandoval to break ground on a new home for the Raiders in Las Vegas. The Nov. 13 ceremony was held after sunset on the site of the proposed $1.9 billion stadium located on 62.5 acres near I-15 and McCarran International Airport. The stadium is scheduled to become the team’s new home by 2020. Davis opened the ceremony with…

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MSG Sphere Las Vegas Breaks Ground at The Venetian

The Madison Square Garden Company and  Las Vegas Sands broke ground Sept. 27, 2018, on the MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, a new entertainment venue scheduled to open in fiscal 2021. The project is a partnership by The Madison Square Garden Company and Las Vegas Sands. Speakers at the event included: Jayne McGivern, EVP of devlopment and construction, The Madison Square Garden Company; Rob Goldstein, president and COO, Las Vegas Sands; James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO, The Madison Square Garden Company; and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval. The MSG Sphere at…

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HISTORY®, Nitro Circus and Caesars Palace Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Evel Knievel’s Legendary Jump

HISTORY®, Nitro Circus and Caesars Palace have partnered for, “Evel Live,” an unprecedented three-hour live event airing on Sunday, July 8 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on HISTORY®. “Evel Live” will see motorsports superstar Travis Pastrana pay tribute to Evel Knievel, the founding father of motorcycle stunts, and aim to the push the limits even farther than the American icon. Caesars Palace, world-famous home of memorable moments in both sports and entertainment and the site of Evel Knievel’s legendary fountain jump 50 years ago, will host the…

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U.S. Postal Service Honors John Lennon New Commemorative Forever Stamp

Media Advisory: WASHINGTON, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NEWS PROVIDED BY U.S. Postal Service  Jul 10, 2018, 12:45 ET What: John Lennon Forever stamp dedication ceremony, officiated by Postmaster General and CEO Megan J. Brennan The John Lennon Forever stamp pane is designed to resemble a vintage 45 rpm record sleeve. When: Friday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time Where: Namburg Bandshell Central Park, near East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10065 Background: This stamp, honoring legendary singer and songwriter John Lennon, is the latest in a series of Music Icons stamps. Beloved around the world, Lennon was…

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Ultimate Sports Weekend Returns to Las Vegas in 2019

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas will flex its sports muscle again this spring when the Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend (UVSW) returns with an even more exciting line-up of events to make even the biggest sports fan’s head spin. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), Las Vegas Motor Speedway, USA Sevens Rugby, and UFC announced the return of the Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend celebration for 2019 during a media event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sept. 14, 2018. The Ultimate Sports Weekend combines events from each of…

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Bellagio Celebrates Fall with Greek Myth-inspired Floral Display

LAS VEGAS — The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens new floral exhibition celebrating the season’s splendor with vibrant shades of autumn, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes and comforting aromas, is now on display at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Envisioned by renowned designer Ed Libby and the Bellagio Horticulture team, the display is inspired by Greek mythology and tells the story of summer’s transition into autumn. Scents of chrysanthemums, carnations and roses enchant visitors while oversized oak, birch and maple leaves cascade in translucent splendor overhead, heralding the season’s debut. Titled…

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Community Celebrates Vegas Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS — As the Vegas Golden Knights prepare for the Stanley Cup Playoffs opening May 28 vs. the Washington Capitals, the Las Vegas News Bureau looks back on the team’s historic inaugural season and the community that rallied around the hometown heroes who captured its heart. Las Vegas News Bureau photos by Sam Morris, Joe Buglewicz, Glenn Pinkerton and Mark Damon.

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The Underground at The Mob Museum Launches Happy Hour

The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces its ongoing Happy Hour program in The Underground speakeasy exhibition. The speakeasy’s full-service bar purveys not only house-distilled moonshine and craft beer, but also wines by the glass, non-alcoholic beverages and—of course—a tempting array of authentic, Prohibition-inspired cocktails. From 5 to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, visitors can now enjoy 20 percent off select craft cocktails, draft beer and wine by the glass. In addition, visitors can take a taste of Prohibition history home with them with…

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Las Vegas Dives into Pool Season with Sizzling Entertainment

Sun seekers looking to ditch their winter wear for swimwear can head to Las Vegas where pool season officially kicks off this month. Whether basking in the sun or splashing to the beats of world-renowned DJs, guests can soak up some vitamin D during a plethora of energizing day life experiences. LIVE IT UP Partygoers can dance the day away as the award-winning Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas returns with its high-energy pool party featuring some of the biggest names in electronic music including David Guetta, Afrojack, Jauz…

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