Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s the holidays!! …and my work in Dallas is coming to a close. On December 6th at 10:00 am, the 27th Annual Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade will occur! Last year’s parade had to be cancelled due to the worst ice storm in Dallas history…and Texas is not that well equipped for ice. This year’s parade will have over 4,000 performers, with over 1,500 volunteers supporting the parade, 400,000 people on the street watching the parade, filmed for TV and then syndicated to over 90 million households in the U.S. and shown in 160 countries. It is the largest single day event in North Texas. If you are anywhere near Dallas, you should come and join the fun. As I am writing this, the event is only a few days away, and it is certainly crunch time. Last minute changes and challenges are currently running my life, and I am glued to the weather forecasts—rain or shine, this event goes on (But obviously, not in ice.) Pray for good weather.
Then I’ll be home in Las Vegas, and I’ll be happy to be back. I have a lot of catching up to do. There are so many shows that I have to see, so many friends I want to spend time with, and so many chores I want to do around the house.
I hope that everyone had a good Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving really is one of my favorite holidays. It is about friends, family, and food. That’s it. The holiday makes us just take a moment, stop, and simply be thankful for all that we have. It is not about religion or exclusion. The only controversy surrounding this holiday is that stores opened for Black Friday business…that being said, my turkey turned out beautifully.
As I write this, it is indeed Black Friday…THE shopping day of the year. Our economy is strong and gas prices are down. It should be a great day for retailers. Black Friday used to excite me. I would scour through all of the shopper ads and plot a strategy for the day; be up at dawn, and be at those stores. Now I want to avoid any semblance of shopping. I have no interest in being a consumer…I just don’t need anything. In Dallas, I have an apartment with only the things that I absolutely need…I don’t have all my stuff here…and I realized that I really don’t need that much. When I get home, I’m cleaning out the closets.
It is so interesting how time and age changes our perspective on the holidays. The holidays always bring joys and challenges to all of us. I am looking forward to a simple homebound holiday without the pressure of doing anything… I want to see friends. I want to spend time with family. I’m going to give money to the Salvation Army, and donate clothes to Goodwill. I’ll drive around and look at Christmas lights, and I’ll go see holiday attractions, shows, and events. I’ll do a little of decorating, and I’ll buy a couple of things for a couple of people. Mostly, I’m going to appreciate being home.
It’s different when you have little ones around…their excitement fuels your excitement. Seeing their wonder fills your heart with joy; so there is a far greater enthusiasm to get out and find just the right presents for them. Then the little ones grow up, and we find joy in so many other ways.
I do love the holidays, but I now love them for all the other reasons…people seem to appreciate each other more during this time of year; family and friends take the time to get together. My daughter just asked me what I want to Christmas…all I could come up with was: “let’s spend time together, get a mani/pedi, go out to dinner...” She was unsatisfied with my answer.
December is a unique time for the city. The first couple of weeks in the month stay fairly busy, the week just before Christmas is the slowest time of the year, and the week, after Christmas and before New Year’s, the town gets neurotic. During that week prior to Christmas, a lot of the shows take a holiday break and close down. Visitors need to be sure to check the show listings to see the status of their favorite production.
Santa Claus is coming to town, and he will fly in on VooDoo Zip Line at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Monday, Dec. 1. Soaring 490 feet above the ground, Kris Kringle and his wife Mrs. Claus will trade in their sleigh for a ride on Las Vegas’ favorite zip line attraction. The feat will signal the beginning of the holiday season.
There are several events that make the first part of the month very busy: The Great Santa Run, the NFR, and at the end of the month of course, New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Eve is huge…so huge, in fact that I’ll deal with New Year’s Eve separately at the end of the column.
The holidays in Las Vegas are just like the holidays everywhere else. The focus is on family and friends. We do all of the same type of holiday/Christmas things that everyone else in the country does. I mention this because so many people have misconceptions about Las Vegas. The week prior to Christmas, Las Vegas is fairly empty of tourists. The shows and events that are still up and running usually give locals deep discounts, and it is great to get out, see a show, and not have to fight crowds.
There are many Christmas attractions, celebrations, and entertainment; and most of these things are geared to the locals and not to the tourists. People forget that the Strip is not the city. The Strip is a fantasyland where people work, but do not live. The city is truly everything else, but the Strip. Yes, Virginia, we do have neighborhoods, schools, grocery stores, and parks just like every other city in the country.
There are a few conventions during the first couple of weeks of the month, but then there are no more conventions booked for the rest of the year…at all. In a city of conventions, it is amazing to have an empty convention calendar for two weeks. Things get going again in January when the International Consumer Electronics Show brings with it a couple of hundred thousand people, and the Adult Entertainment Expo is at the same time.
One of my favorite winter attractions is Opportunity Village’s, "The Magical Forest," running through January 4th. The Enchanted Carousel, the Forest Express Trains, live music, sweet treats, lavishly decorated trees, whimsical displays, millions of lights and visits with Santa Claus provide people of all ages with a winter wonderland each night during the holiday season. You will also have the opportunity to take in Boris the Elf’s 3-D Experience, ride the rails on the Forest Express train, take photos with Santa in his workshop or go for a spin on Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel. Other can’t-miss attractions at the Magical Forest include a gingerbread house display, Rod’s Mini-Golf course and Rudolph’s Raceway. Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization that serves people with intellectual disabilities by providing them with vocational training, employment and social recreation services that make their lives more productive and interesting. Once thought by society to be unemployable and unimportant in the community, people with severe disabilities are engaged, active residents who contribute to our society. Through Opportunity Village’s programs and services, hundreds of people with disabilities are learning vocational skills and being placed in jobs throughout the community.
Another good holiday attraction is “The Gift of Lights,” at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This will be the fourth year that it is being hosted there. “The Gift of Lights” is a holiday drive-thru spectacular featuring millions of twinkling and animated displays, and part of the proceeds go to charities. And you can also receive a discount on the admission if you bring a bag of stuff for Goodwill. Being at the Speedway is a bit of a drive to get to it, but it will be worth it.
This is the time of year when you cans see beautiful lights and holiday decorations in Mystic Falls Park at Sam's Town's Winter Wonderland. The pioneer-themed Mystic Falls Park is transformed into an immersive winter wonderland experience with garland streams, wreath-adorned lampposts, and white light and snow-covered trees that fill the atrium. Poinsettias, red garland, ice crystals add to the themed visuals, while the main fountain will host an ice sculpture. Lighted sculpture polar bears and indoor snow create a whimsical magical winter wonderland experience in the heart of the Boulder Strip. Sam’s Town will be hosting the 15-minute laser light spectacular hourly during the holiday season, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. through January 1.
Other holiday events include the Chocolate Wonderland at the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden, which is free; the annual Holiday display at the Four Seasons, which is free. “Winter in Venice,” is once again playing at the Venetian this year. It is a free show inside the Canal Shops. And it runs until January 5th.
E! Reality star and Las Vegas Strip headliner Holly Madison will proudly serve as Host of Opportunity Village’s Las Vegas Great Santa Run on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Marking the event’s 10th anniversary, the blonde bombshell will join thousands of Kris Kringles in Downtown Las Vegas for the nonprofit’s largest annual fundraiser. Madison will be joined by male revue icons, The Chippendales, who will participate as the run’s Grand Marshals. As Host of the Great Santa Run, Madison will welcome more than 10,000 Santa lookalikes to the event, alongside Opportunity Village’s OVIPs. Madison will then lead the runners to the starting line in a sassy, hot pink Cadillac driven by none other than Elvis Presley. The Chippendales will await her at the start of the race, where they will don their famous bowties and cufflinks to let the runners know when it’s time to “get on your mark, get set, and go!” Along with celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Great Santa Run, Opportunity Village is currently commemorating its 60th anniversary as an organization. The beloved nonprofit provides unparalleled opportunities, enrichment and support to nearly 3,000 citizens with disabilities and their families throughout the Las Vegas Valley. As in years past, the Great Santa Run will entertain throughout the event with performances, food, costume contests, celebrity appearances, and more all due to local businesses’ support of Opportunity Village.
The biggest event during the first part of December is the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) that runs December 4th to 13th at the Thomas & Mack Center. This is one of the largest rodeo competitions in the world. It is filled with excitement, and in order to give all of the rodeo enthusiast’s options for entertainment, the city does its best to book all of the top Country and Western singers and entertainers.
“12 Days of Country” returns to Fremont Street Experience, beginning Dec. 3 with the 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown and running through Dec. 14. This year’s “12 Days of Country,” which celebrates the return of two weeks of National Finals Rodeo, will feature free nightly entertainment from an array of national headliner and local country music artists.
Also in December, the stage production show Neon Country Nights will be performing country hits on Fremont Street Experience’s 1st Street Stage through Dec. 25 (dark on Mondays). They will also get into the holiday spirit by incorporating Christmas favorites into their nightly playlists from Dec. 9-Dec. 25. Neon Country Nights is a custom stage show, produced by Face Productions specifically for audiences at Fremont Street Experience that promises to be both festive and entertaining.
The 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown on Wednesday, Dec. 3, will continue a long tradition of smash-hit headliners, this year’s lineup will feature performances from country stars Thomas Rhett, Confederate Railroad, The Cadillac Three, American Young, RaeLynn, and Old Dominion on Fremont Street Experience’s three stages, with all performances free to the public. The Downtown Hoedown concerts begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 11:30 p.m.
The Riviera Hotel & Casino is proud to benefit local children in need and help spread the gift of laughter this holiday season with their second annual Toy D-RIV-E. All Las Vegas locals who drop off a new, unwrapped toy (minimum value of $10) to the Riviera Box Office will receive a complimentary ticket to an upcoming comedy show at the award-winning Riviera Comedy Club, including comedian Matt Kazam’s 40 Is Not The New 20. Donated toys will go directly towards the 16th Annual 98.5 KLUC Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo Toy Drive, benefitting HELP of Southern Nevada. The Riviera Hotel & Casino’s Toy D-RIV-E will begin Monday, December 1, 2014 and toys will be accepted at the Riviera Box Office through Thursday, December 11, 2014.
Eric Jordan Young’s production, “Shakin’: Classic Vegas Remixed With A Twist” through Sunday, December 7 and will return on Monday, December 8. Two-Time Broadway World Award Winner, Young, takes the stage Saturday through Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Sin City Theatre inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. For more information visit www.ejyshakin.com.
Pia Zadora is back at Pia’s Place inside Piero’s! In recovery from a recent accident, Zadora was anxious to return to Pia’s Place and, in the spirit of the holiday season, has added some of her favorite classic holiday songs into her repertoire during her shows. Zadora, her musical director Vincent Falcone and her band, put their twist on traditional favorites – and even Santa himself stops by each night for a little Jingle Bell Rock! No cover; must be 21 with valid I.D. Zadora will perform on the following Friday and Saturday evenings, beginning at 9 p.m. for the remainder of the year: Dec 5 and 6; Dec 12 and 13; Dec 19 and 20 – and a special New Year’s Eve show!
Las Vegas headliner Mac King announces “The Mac King Comedy Magic Show” has been extended for four more years at Harrah’s Las Vegas. King’s contract extends through 2019, which will give him 19 years at the hotel. In January, he celebrates a historic 15 years at Harrah’s, making him the longest running magician working at the same hotel. King was named Magician of the Year by The Magic Castle, “Entertainer of the Year” by the Las Vegas Weekly 2004 “Readers Choice Awards,” and is a Guinness Book of World Records holder in 2004 for “The World’s Longest Game of Telephone.”
For the second year, Distill, Elixir and Remedy’s are calling upon Vegas locals to give the gift of smiles and cheer this holiday season by donating toys at any of their five locations. Toys collected will benefit the numerous kids sponsored by the Casa Foundation, whose mission is to help young kids who have been abused and neglected and now are in the foster care system in Clark County. In addition to collecting toys for the next three weeks, Remedy’s at St. Rose and Distill in Summerlin will host fundraising parties on Saturday, Dec. 6, allowing locals to come together to celebrate with a “backyard barbeque” where burgers, hotdogs and other items will be available with all proceeds going directly to the foundation. In 2013, Distill, Elixir and Remedy’s chose the Casa Foundation as a beneficiary for charitable efforts based on their belief in helping the kids and the future of Clark County. Last year the group received thousands of dollars’ worth of toys to provide the Casa Foundation. All toys donated will be given away at the organization’s Angel Tree Winter Celebration on Dec. 12.
Saddle up and head to MGM Grand Hotel & Casino during the 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to experience multiple activities fit for a champion. The resort, known as the “Home of the Champions,” has scheduled a variety of events for rodeo fans over the 10-day competition. MGM Grand will serve as the official hotel of the NFR Tie-Down Roping contestants and also will host more than 16 Wrangler NFR Gold Buckle-winning athletes, including 19-time World Champion cowboy Trevor Brazile. Meet all of the athletes when they stop by MGM Grand’s Main Lobby to sign autographs and meet fans. Autograph sessions are scheduled Friday, Dec. 5 and Monday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
MGM Grand will offer guests the opportunity to watch each NFR round live inside the 740-seat Wrangler Hollywood Theatre December 4 – 13. Fans in attendance will enjoy drink specials, door prizes and giveaways. The Wrangler Hollywood Theatre also will be the location of the “Wrangler NFR Countdown Show” hosted by 2008 World Champion Tie-Down Roper Stran Smith and his wife Jennifer, a TV journalist specializing in rodeo and a former Miss Rodeo America. The popular husband and wife duo will offer a behind-the-scenes perspective of the National Finals Rodeo as they analyze the nightly stock draw, predict round winners and interview rodeo legends, musical artists and more. The show will take place December 4 – 13 from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. nightly. Fans also can watch the program as it streams online at wranglernetwork.com.
Justin Timberlake announced today he will bring his two-year epic world tour to a close with two New Year’s week shows Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 at the legendary MGM Grand Garden Arena. The 20/20 Experience World Tour shows will be filmed and directed by acclaimed American filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter Jonathan Demme.
Known for his animated performances and quick wit, comedian Katt Williams brings his Born Again … Again tour to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Williams has kept audiences laughing for over 12 years. The Ohio native was inspired by greats like Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Dave Chapell and more. He has become a staple comedic force on the BET Network, appearing on shows such as “Comic View,” “Rip the Runway,” “Black Carpet,” “106th & Park,” “The BET Awards” and more. Steve Harvey called him “one of the hottest comedians in the country.” His role as “Money Mike” in the hit film “Friday After Next,” fueled his fame and introduced him to a more diverse audience. Williams has headlined numerous tours and continues to boast sold-out shows throughout the country.
Mix 94.1 kicks off the holiday season with the third annual Mark & Mercedes’ Not So Silent Night at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, Dec. 5. The all-star lineup features Train with special guests Better Than Ezra, Matt Nathanson and Andy Grammer. Hailing from San Francisco, Train is a three-time GRAMMY Award-winning band and broke into mainstream success with its self-titled debut album in 1998. The pop rock band consists of frontman Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, Jerry Becker, Hector Maldonado and Drew Shoals. Known for hits “Meet Virginia,” “Drops of Jupiter” and “Hey, Soul Sister,” Train released its seventh studio album titled Bulletproof Picasso in September. The album features singles “Angel in Blue Jeans” and “Cadillac Cadillac.” Special guests for the evening include Better Than Ezra, Matt Nathanson and Andy Grammer. Known for dominating the airwaves in the 1990s, Better Than Ezra is stronger than ever and recently released its eighth album All Together Now. Nathanson is no stranger to success in addition to his platinum-selling song “Come On Get Higher,” his work has been featured on television shows such as “Scrubs,” “Vampire Diaries,” “NCIS” and more. Grammer’s mega-hit “Keep Your Head Up” from his self-titled debut album shot him to fame in 2011 and in August, he released his second album Magazines and Novels.
Guests can ring in the New Year with actor and comedian Joel McHale at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. McHale, best known for his long-running show “The Soup” on E! Entertainment and his starring role on the hit TV show “Community,” will makes his Aces of Comedy debut December 29 – 30 at 10 p.m. nightly in the Terry Fator Theatre. McHale satirizes pop culture and current events each week on E!’s “The Soup.” His quick wit and sharp comedic timing has made the show a pop culture phenomenon and led to his 2013 spinoff series “The Soup Investigates.” He was most recently seen in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced supernatural thriller “Deliver Us From Evil” and also appeared in Warner Bros’ romantic comedy “Blended” alongside Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.
To celebrate National Finals Rodeo, the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLV) invites fans to kick up their boots and let loose under the stars on Friday, Dec. 5 with a special concert featuring seven-time GRAMMY award-winning group Lady Antebellum, hit solo artist David Nail and breakout female duo Maddie & Tae. Lady Antebellum recently tipped the charts with their white-hot single "Bartender," taking the No. one spot on both Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio. The track is the lead single off their upcoming fifth studio album 747, out Sept. 30. The new album follows over 11 million albums sold worldwide, nine trips to No. one on the country radio charts, five Platinum singles, seven GRAMMY awards and “Vocal Group of the Year” honors from both the CMA and ACM’s three years in a row. The band is currently wrapping up their headlining TAKE ME DOWNTOWN TOUR, which saw the group hit 80 cities in Canada and the US. Solo crooner David Nail will kick of the night when he opens the stage for Lady Antebellum. The breakthrough star’s 2007 single “I’m About to Come Alive,” put him on the map, and the singer-songwriter has since pumped out hit after hit including “Red Light,” “Let it Rain” and certified platinum track “Whatever She’s Got.” With his newly released album I’m a Fire heating up airwaves, Nail is sure to have the crowd two-stepping and ready for a night to remember in downtown Las Vegas. New to the country music circuit, rising stars Maddie &Tae will pump up the crowd prior to Nail’s performance with their hit single, “Girl in a Country Song.” Known for their fun-loving and flirtatious style, the blond bombshells are sure to have everyone’s boots tapping along to their catchy tunes.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra brings the 11th annual Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza to The Pearl Concert Theater inside Palms Casino Resort on Dec. 20, 2014 at 8 p.m. The tour features music from the group’s three best-selling holiday albums, as well as original material from Brian Setzer, and has become one of the most exciting annual rockin’ Christmas events on the planet.
Jerry Seinfeld fans can catch the all-star comedian as he returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for two nights of his critically acclaimed stand-up comedy on Dec. 26 and 27. The two-night engagement is presented jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Palace. Jerry Seinfeld is best known for his role on NBC’s “Seinfeld,” the most popular and successful sitcom on American television, which was chosen as the best sitcom ever in a poll recently conducted by Vanity Fair and 60 Minutes. His internet show "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" launched in 2012, has garnered critical raves, an Emmy nomination, and more than 30 million streaming views. His book “Seinlanguage” was released in 1993 and went on to become a #1 New York Times bestseller. Winning critical acclaim for such diverse projects as “Bee Movie,” touring stand-up comedy performances, and guest-starring with longtime collaborator Larry David in the hit HBO TV show “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Seinfeld continues to reign among the nation’s most popular comedy stars. He has headlined The Colosseum since Dec. 2003 and previously headlined the resort’s Circus Maximus Showroom.
Comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington returns to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino with his hilarious stand-up comedy show “Laughter’s Good” December 7 – 13 during the National Finals Rodeo. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than 3 million copies combined. He also wrote and co-starred in the movie “Beer for My Horses” with country music star Toby Keith. Already this year, Carrington has had two specials on CMT – the previously released “Live at The Majestic” and the new “Laughter’s Good.” He also will be releasing two new albums on his own Laughter’s Good Records and has recorded the introductory song and video for “Colin’s New Football Show” which will air on ESPN every Sunday during the 2014 NFL season.
This Fall just got a whole lot better because two of the most exciting and compelling forces on the music scene today are headed out on the road together, and Rockstar Energy Drink will present all dates. Sharing the stage for the first time since their completely sold out “Collide With The Sky” 2012 tour, Sleeping with Sirens (SWS) and Pierce the Veil (PTV) announce a five-month, multi-leg, co-headline world tour - “The World Tour.” With PTV and SWS alternating the closing spot on the bill, the tour will make a stop at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday, Dec. 6 with support acts Beartooth and This Wild Life.
Two chart-topping comedians, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy, will host a laugh out loud weekend together inside the newly-renovated The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Friday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13 at 9:30 p.m. Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best-selling author of more than 26 books. Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy Award nominee, Billboard Award winner and one of the top comedians in the country.
GRAMMY-award winning songwriter John Prine returns to Las Vegas for the first time since 1999 and will wow audiences at The Pearl inside Palms Casino Resort on December 6, 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39, plus any additional service fees. This show will close out Prine’s performances for 2014.
The schedule of Headliners this month is fairly impressive:
December 1 – 7
Caesars Palace: December 6, 2014 - December 13, 2014
Lady Antebellum with special guests David Nail and Maddie & Tae
D LAS VEGAS: December 5, 2014
Mix 94.1 Presents Mark and Mercedes’ Not So Silent Night featuring Train and special guests Better Than Ezra, Matt Nathanson, and Andy Grammer
Hard Rock Hotel: December 5, 2014
Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino: December 5, 2014 - December 6, 2014
Palms Casino Resort: December 6, 2014
Orleans: December 5, 2014 - December 6, 2014
Brooklyn Bowl: December 7, 2014
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: December 6, 2014
An Evening with Heart
Mandalay Bay: December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Lita Ford & Warrant
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: December 7, 2014
Pops II: Fa La La Las Vegas
The Smith Center: December 6, 2014
Hank Williams Jr.
Golden Nugget: December 4, 2014 - December 6, 2014
The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas
The Smith Center: December 3, 2014
Totally 80s Symphonic!
The Smith Center: December 7, 2014
Golden Nugget: December 7, 2014 - December 8, 2014
The Green & J Boog
Brooklyn Bowl: December 1, 2014
Down with Orange Goblin, Bl'ast! and King Parrot
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 3, 2014
Alex Clare - Three Hearts Tour presented by Ones to Watch with Skype
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 4, 2014
Big & Rich
Brooklyn Bowl: December 5, 2014 - December 6, 2014
Pierce The Veil & Sleeping With Sirens - The World Tour
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: December 6, 2014
Bobby Brooks Wilson
Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: December 5, 2014
Brooklyn Bowl: December 4, 2014
Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino: December 7, 2014 - December 11, 2014
December 8 – 14
Flamingo: December 9, 2014 - December 13, 2014
John Michael Montgomery
Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino: December 9, 2014 - December 10, 2014
Frankie Moreno Live at Stratosphere
Stratosphere: November 9, 2011 - December 20, 2014
Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino: December 7, 2014 - December 8, 2014
Golden Nugget: December 9, 2014
Golden Nugget: December 10, 2014
Jeff Beck & Brian Wilson
The Palms Hotel & Casino: December 12, 2014
Holiday Havoc feat. Imagine Dragons
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: December 11, 2014
Orleans: December 12, 2014 - December 13, 2014
The Smith Center: December 13, 2014 - December 21, 2014
The Noise Presents In This Moment: Black Widow Tour
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 13, 2014
Three Dog Night
Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel: December 13, 2014
House of Blues: December 11, 2014
Holiday Havoc feat. Bush
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: December 12, 2014
Boulder Station Hotel-Casino: December 12, 2014
Kristen Hertzenberg and Philip Fortenberry “Holidays from the Heart”
The Smith Center:December 13, 2014,
Golden Nugget: December 11, 2014 - December 12, 2014
The Shirelles Starring Beverly Lee
M Resort Spa & Casino: December 13, 2014
Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: December 12, 2014
Peter Pavone's Stars of Country
Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: December 12, 2014
Brooklyn Bowl: December 8, 2014
Tears For Fears
Palms Casino Resort: December 13, 2014
Plaza Hotel & Casino: December 13, 2014
December 15 – 21
Tony Orlando Christmas Show
South Point Casino Hotel & Spa: December 19, 2014 - December 21, 2014
Martin Nievera: A December To Remember
Suncoast Hotel and Casino: December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014
Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel: December 20, 2014
2014 Honda Civic Tour Presents 3BallMTY
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 17, 2014
Brooklyn Bowl: December 19, 2014
HIM - Love Metal Archives Tour
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 19, 2014
Brian Setzer Orchestra - Christmas Rocks Extravaganza!
Palms Casino Resort: December 20, 2014
French Montana and Jeremih
Brooklyn Bowl: December 20, 2014
December 22 – 28
Boyz II Men
Mirage: December 26, 2014 - December 28, 2014
Britney: Piece of Me
Planet Hollywood: December 27, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Bell Biv DeVoe
Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino: December 27, 2014
Disco Dynamos - A Tribute to Barry White, Cher and Donna Summer
Texas Station Gambling Hall and Hotel: December 26, 2014
The Fab Four
Suncoast Hotel and Casino: December 27, 2014 - December 28, 2014
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: December 27, 2014
Brooklyn Bowl: December 27, 2014
December 29 – January 4
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Orleans: December 29, 2014 - December 30, 2014
New Year's Eve with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: December 31, 2014
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 30, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Michael Feinstein’s New Year’s Eve with special guests Laura Osnes & Jessica Sanchez
LAS VEGAS: December 31, 2014
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: December 31, 2014
Chadwick Johnson's Champagne Wishes
Suncoast Hotel and Casino: December 30, 2014
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Brooklyn Bowl: December 30, 2014
Brooklyn Bowl: December 31, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Graceland Ninjaz with The Roxy Gunn Project
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: December 31, 2014
New Year's Eve Party With Original Stone City Band
Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: December 31, 2014
For dates and time, be sure to log onto the Las Vegas Online Entertainment Guide: LVOL.com.
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NEW YEARS EVE!!
The “Entertainment Capital of the World” puts on a bigger and brighter show than just about anyone else on the globe. Las Vegas is only second to New York City in being a favorite destination for New Year’s Eve in the United States and our little “Glitter Gulch” continues bring in more and more people every year. Well over a quarter of a million tourists will pack the streets and the city on that night, and the city is always ready for them. The biggest problem for the tourist is trying to decide exactly what they want to do on this night, because just about every option is going to be open to them—big or little, loud or quiet. Choices for the evening can be overwhelming, but there are many ways in which you can quickly narrow down your options.
The first thing to understand is that every hotel, casino, bar and lounge is going to have a New Year’s celebration, in addition to all of the fireworks shows that will be going on all over the city. So the questions that you’ll have to ask yourself about your own celebrating will have to do with size, location, cost, and environment.
Do you want to be indoors or outdoors? A fairly simple way to start, but will certainly define the other parameters. If you choose to be indoors, then the next question that will immediately follow is…how much do you want to spend? Oddly enough, because of the number of celebrations out there, one really gets what they pay for when it comes to the parties. They are actually quite competitive. What amenities do you want or need? The more you spend, the more stuff will be made available to you. It will really all depend on your need for either extravagance or simplicity, and the size of your pocketbook. One note on this, though, many of the nightclubs will have celebrity hosts…usually these are the biggest rip offs of all.
If you choose to be outdoors you also have a lot of options, but the bigger questions for the outdoorsy folks will be, where? There are fireworks all over the city, and if you are outside, you will see fireworks. So, again, what do you want? If you want to be with a lot of people, in the heart of the action, then go down to the Strip. That’s where you and a couple hundred thousand people can all get together to watch one of the best fireworks displays in the world. Not only that, it’s free. Then again, some folks don’t want to be jostled amongst the crowd and would prefer quieter surroundings. Then drive up to the foothills that enclose our valley and find a spot that looks over the city. From there, you will see fireworks displays from all over the city. It is both quiet and can be very romantic, too.
All of the best entertainment will be playing that night as well and will be having midnight shows. If you want to celebrate while watching your favorite band, performer, or show, then make your reservations early.
New Year’s Eve is a great time in Las Vegas, and you can make it whatever you want it to be. You have more choices and options than anywhere else in the world, and that’s one of the reasons that Las Vegas is so great.
Have fun and be safe!!
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Here are the events going on here in Las Vegas this New Year's Eve.
(Wednesday, December 31, 2014)
All events are subject to change and most require advanced reservations.
Fremont Street Experience
Downtown Countdown TributePalooza New Year's Eve!
12 Tribute bands playing on 2 stages starting at 6:15pm. Countdown to midnight followed by both real and virtual fireworks.
Tickets $30.00 in advanced and $40 after Dec 26th. Must be 21 or over.
6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Doobies Inc. (Doobie Brothers Tribute) - 1st Street Stage / Crimes of Passion (Pat Benatar Tribute) - 3rd Street Stage / Rio (Duran Duran Tribute) - Main Street Stage
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Jumping Jack Flash (Rolling Stones Tribute) - 1st Street Stage / Don't Look Back (Boston Tribute) - 3rd Street Stage / Generation Idol (Billy Idol Tribute) - Main Street Stage
9:45 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin) - 1st Street Stage / Queen Nation (Queen Tribute) - 3rd Street Stage / No Duh (No Doubt Tribute Band) - Main Street Stage
12:10 a.m. - 1:40 a.m. Fan Halen (Van Halen Tribute) - Main Street Stage
12:10 a.m. - 2 a.m. Aeromyth (Aerosmith Tribute) - 1st Street Stage / Bonfire (AC/DC Tribute) - 3rd Street Stage
1:55 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. Red Not Chili Peppers (Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute) - Main Street Stage
Las Vegas Strip
America's Party - Las Vegas New Year's Eve 2014-2015
Once again this year's show will include a spectacular fireworks show by Fireworks by Grucci of New York at midnight. The fireworks will be set to music and fired from the roofs of 7 Hotel Casinos including the MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island (TI), The Venetian and the Stratosphere.
Remember that the "Strip" will be closed to auto traffic soon after 5:00pm, so get to where you want to be early.
Shows in Las Vegas for Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014
NYE 2014 Party with DW3 featuring Elan Trotman Dance away the year with high energy, R&B, Jazz, and Latin Soul! 9pm Tickets from $42.50 +tax & fee. 21+ Incl. Midnight Champagne Toast & party favors.
Unforgettable NYE featuring DJ Kid Conrad A Champagne Toast with a Twist evening. 9pm - 4am VIP tables start at $640.50 +tax & fee
Gold Boutique Nightclub and Lounge
NYE Party time featuring DJ Cobra The ultimate in electronic music with an open bar 9pm til midnight 9pm - 4am Tickets Ladies $50.00, guys $75.00 & VIP tables $1,537.20-$3,202.50 +tax & fee
The Deuce Lounge
NYE Party live performance by Jeremy Cornwell & Friends 9pm - 4am Tickets GA $55.00 & VIP tables $1,381.00-$2,071.50 +tax & fee.
Bally's Las Vegas
Jubilee New Years Eve in Las Vegas wouldn't be the same without Authentic Show Girls! 7pm Tickets from $62.50 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Tony N' Tina's Wedding 6pm Tickets $90.40 - VIP $119.12 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Country Superstars Tribute Make NYE 2014 rumble with some great Country hits! 8pm Tickets from $59.99 +tax & fee Tickets
O Ring in the New Year's with a special Cirque Du Soleil Show. 4pm & 6:30pm Tickets $109.00(balcony), $130.00 & $155.00(preferred seating) $295.00 VIP suite +tax & fee. Also available: Cirque Insider Access package for O Holiday rates apply. Tickets
Fizz Las Vegas
NYE Celebration 2014 - 2015 Sparkle in the New Year in style and gorgeous ambiance from Creative Director, David Furnish. Drink and dance includes 3-hour premium open bar, passed Hors D'oeuvres, and Champagne Midnight Toast. 9pm-4am Tickets per person from $125.00 with VIP Package's from $500-$2500 +tax & fee Tickets
Glenn Nowak 8pm no cover
New Year's Eve Ice Skating Take in fantastic winter fun and ice skate away 2014! 12pm-12am Tickets $15 all day pass, $10 Nevada locals, $5 skate rentals.
NYE 2014/15 Party with Drake With sounds by Politik 9:00pm - 5am Tickets $100.00 for the ladies & $150.00 for the guys +tax & fee. Includes 2-hour premium open bar from 9pm and 3-hours of passed around Hors D'Oeuvres, midnight champagne toast Tickets
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Ring in 2015 with a memorable concert! 9pm Tickets from $125.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Rockin NYE with Count's 77 & Let it Rawk Best of the 70s & 80s Live Rock 8pm $10 at the door includes party favors, countdown to Midnight, and champagne toast!
Eastside Event Center
Phoenix Classic Rockin out for NYE! 10pm - 2am Tickets $40.00 +tax & fee
Next Movement Classic R&B for New Year's fun! 10pm - 2am $10.00 at the door.
Encore Las Vegas
New Year's Eve with Lil Jon Open 9:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: $77 Men / $52 Women +fee. Table Packages also available. Tickets
Zedd at XS New Years Eve Open 10:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: Guys $150.00 / Ladies $75.00 +fee. Outdoor Access Only: Guys $30.00 / Ladies $20.00 + fee. Tickets
King Arthur's Arena
Tournament of the Kings 6pm Tickets $44.35 without Dinner, $59.00 w/ 3-course dinner +tax & fee. Tickets Also Here
Carlos N Charlies Las Vegas
New Year's Eve at Carlos'n Charlie's Las Vegas Ring in the new year at Carlos'n Charlie's with an all you can drink open bar until close. (open bar liquors are limited and up to managers discretion) 10:00pm to 3:00am. Admission: $35.00 + fee. Tickets
Fremont Street Experience
TributePalooza Rings in 2015 Las Vegas Style! 12 great rockin out Tribute bands to enjoy New Year's Eve that include: Queen Nation, Led Zepagain, Rio (Duran,Duran), Generation Idol, No Duh (No Doubt), Red Not Chili Peppers, Doobies Inc., Jumpin Jack Flash, Aeromyth Crimes of Passion (Pat Benatar), Don't Look Back (Boston), & Bonfire (AC/DC). Midnight includes virtual & live Fireworks! The Party begins at 6:15pm Tickets $30.00, ($40.00 after Dec. 26) 21+
NYE 80's Dance Party 10pm $50.00 cover includes open bar, snacks, party favors and midnight champagne toast.
Gordie Brown Showroom
Gordie Brown 7:30pm Tickets $27.50, $55.00, VIP $71.50 +tax & fee. Tickets Also Here
NYE 2014-15 with Special Guest DJ 9:30pm - 4am Tickets $30.00 & $75.00 hosted bar wristband for the ladies & $50.00 & $100.00 hosted bar wristband for the guys +tax & fee Tickets
NYE 2014/15 with Sevendust 10pm Tickets from $67.00 +tax & fee. 21+.
Hard Rock Cafe
Rockstar NYE 2015 on the Las Vegas Strip by #MADEnightlife Join the masses, ringing in 2015 in Sin City, and party like a true rock star at Hard Rock Live on the Las Vegas Strip! Trendsetters and fashionistas alike will take to the dance floor for a high-energy night of EDM, Rock ‘n Roll and hip-hop that’s sure to be scandalous. It’s what New Year’s Eve should be! This is a 21+ soiree (with an OPEN BAR from 9pm to 12am) so get ready to let loose and not be judged by it. Open 9:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: $100.00 +fee (Early Promo) Regular price $150.00 +fee Tickets
Harrah's Las Vegas
Improv Comedy Club
Defending the Caveman Roar with laughs this NYE! 7pm Tickets $39.95 - $65.95 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
The Improv 2 NYE shows for a side splitting start! 8:30pm & 10pm Tickets $29.05 & VIP (preferred seating & Improv t-shirt) $44.95 +tax & fee Tickets
Mac King Fun daytime NYE laughs! 1pm & 3pm Tickets from $32.95 +tax & fee Tickets
Criss Angel Believe - Magical 2015 with Cirque du Soleil 7pm & 9:30pm Tickets $59.00, $89.00, $109.00, $130.00, $160.00 +tax & fee. Holiday rates vary. Tickets
1923 Bourbon & Burlesque
Boardwalk New Years 2015 4 Hour Open Bar: 9pm - 1am Open 9:00pm to 2:00am. Admission $89.00 +fee Tickets
Maroon 5 Rings in 2015 special guest Rozzi Crane 8pm Tickets $99.50 - $224.50 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Eyecandy Sound Lounge & Bar
NYE 2014/15 presents Paint The Town Gold A flowing Moet and Chandon Champagne Room filled with hot models and go-go dancers in gold attire party up the night with an exclusive bottle service menu and specialty cocktails throughout the night.
House Of Blues
Graceland Ninjaz with The Roxy Gunn Project Special New Year's Eve Show! 7pm Tickets $15.00 +tax & fee
Alesso at LIGHT Las Vegas NYE Open 9:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: Males $150.00 / Females $50.00 + fees Tickets
NYE Paint the Town Gold with Golden Goose Ring in the New Year with this inviting atmosphere featuring gold LED lighting, glittered bottles, balloons, giveaways and a Gold Grey Goose Portable Bar with a specialty menu. 5pm-3am Live entertainment with tableside bottle service.
NYE 2014/15 presents Paint The Town Gold with a Treasure Vault sponsored by Heineken and Johnnie Walker. The celebratory space will feature a gold cigar lounge where guests can enjoy giveaways and interactive experiences all evening long.
NYE Paint the Town Gold presents Golden Lounge Pepsi-sponsored events will feature DJ sounds with giveaways, games, and flowing drinks throughout the evening.
Brad Garrett's Comedy Club
Comedy Night NYE with Tom Rhodes, Quinn Dahle, Sam Fedele Laugh away 2014! 8pm Tickets from $68.40 +tax & fee
CSI: The Experience
CSI: The Experience An interactive 90-minute exhibit providing visitors with a hands-on, exploratory, multi-sensory experience in the world of crime scene investigation. Designed to educate the public about forensic processes, procedures and technologies, visitors will investigate a "real" crime scene and interact via video with favorite characters from the hit television show as well as real-life forensic experts Tickets anytime after 9am - 9pm $21.00. Locals $5.00 off with ID.second and third re-entries are priced at $13 respectively, with proof of prior admission. Family packs of four (two adults and two children under 11 years of age) are available for $75. Recommended for ages 12+. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets
Hakkasan Las Vegas
NYE 2014-15 starring Calvin Harris with Eva Shaw and Burns This Vegas hot spot will host the ultimate adults-only nightlife celebration as revelers and the world-renowned DJ are set to come together to say goodbye to 2014 and toast in a new year. Doors open at 8pm Tickets Ladies $100.00 & Guys $200.00 +tax & fee
David Copperfield Enjoy a magical New Year's Eve! 7pm & 9:30pm Tickets $69.00, $79.00, $99.00 & VIP Meet and greet package $199.25 +tax & fee. (Holiday shows may vary in cost). Tickets
Cirque du Soleil - Ka 2 NYE Shows! 6pm & 8:30pm Tickets $69.00, $99.00, $130.00, $150.00 & Kids 5-12 $34.50, $49.50, $65.00, $75.00 +tax & fee. Tickets Also Here
Monte Carlo Theatre
Blue Man Group 2 NYE Shows to choose from. Let the Blue Man dazzle you into 2015. 4pm & 7pm Tickets Tickets $74.90, $99.00, $149.70 VIP $199.00 (incl. 1 free drink BMG Souvenir and meet n greet), Active Military $69.00, & $99.00, Children 3-12 $64.00 & $94.00 +tax & fee. Tickets Also Here
6th Annual Midnight in Venice New Years Eve 2014-15 Dance and drink away with a very special world renowned DJ spinning music all night long. 7pm-5am w/open 6-hour bar from 8pm Tickets $80.00 - $2000.00 +tax & fee Tickets
DJ Khaled NYE at LAVO Nightclub Open 9:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: Males $75.00 / Females $50.00 + fees Tickets
NYE at ghostbar Open 10:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: Guys: $100 / Ladies $100 +fee. Tickets
Party on the Moon New Years Eve 2015 4 Hour Premium Open Bar, entrance to both: Moon & View Nightclubs. Open 9:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: $100.00 + fee (Special Limited promo) Regular price $125.00+ fee. VIP packages also available. Tickets
2014's Last Libation Ring in the new year with amazing signature drinks in an intimate atmosphere. DJ Vixen spins music from 7pm-10pm and special guest Chastity and Ian Shane Duo welcome 2015 with a performance 10pm til 2am
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop NYE2015 3 Hour Premium Open Bar - Access to ALL 3 Rooms - Champagne Toast at Midnight. Spectacular Fireworks Show at Midnight Open 9:00pm to 4:00am. Admission: $99.00 + fee Tickets
Britney Spears Lights up the Stage for NYE 2014 9pm Tickets $199.00 - VIP Table $500.00 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Jeff Dunham Laugh your way into 2015! 7pm Tickets from $77.27 +tax & fee. Tickets
A Bottomless New Years Eve Open bar all night. Open 9:00pm to 5:00am. Admission: Guys: $75 / Ladies $50 +fee. Tickets
Tinseltown New Years Eve 2015 Come As You Are or Dress up like your favorite Movie Star. Includes 4 hour open bar. Open 9:00am to 2:00am. Admission: $125.00 + fee. Other Packages available. Tickets
Nathan Burton Comedy Magic 4:00pm Tickets $49.99 & VIP $59.99 & VIP Close $69.99 +tax & fee. Tickets
Vegas! The Show 7pm & 9pm Tickets $79.99 & $99.99 +tax & fee. Tickets Also Here
B-A Tribute to The Beatles 5:30pm Tickets $59.99 & $69.99 +tax & fee. Tickets
Evil Dead - The Musical 4D 10pm Tickets from $54.99 +tax & fee Tickets
Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis 10pm Tickets $39.99, $49.99, VIP $59.99 +tax & fees. Ages 18+only. Tickets
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater 4pm Tickets Tickets $34.99 & VIP $49.99 +tax & fee Tickets
Stripper 101 Zesty NYE fun! 1:30pm Tickets $40.00, $60.00 & $80.00. +tax & fee Tickets
Las Vegas Live Comedy Club Your #1 for laughs! 9pm Tickets from $49.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Zombie Burlesque Zombie in 2015! 8:30pm Tickets $59.99 & VIP $79.99 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Hitzville 5:30pm Tickets $49.99 & VIP $64.99 +tax & fee Tickets
All Shook Up Listen to all your favorite hits of "The King" with the hottest and newest Elvis Tribute Show backed by a live band. 6pm Tickets $59.99 & VIP $69.99 +tax & fee Tickets
V - The Ultimate Variety Show 7pm Tickets $69.99 general admission & $89.99 VIP(tax included) Tickets
King's Room Theater
NYE Laughs with Eddie Griffin 7pm Tickets from $69.95 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Le Bistro Lounge
Forever Doo Wop Doo Wop into the New Year! 7pm Tickets $39.00-$59.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Riviera Comedy Club
40 Is Not the New 20 starring Comedy Veteran Matt Kazam 10pm Tickets $40.00 +tax & fee
Riviera Comedy Club 8:30pm Tickets $29.99 +tax & fee
Sam's Town Live!
New Year's Eve Party with Original Stone City Band Featuring touring members of Rick James's Camp! Also featuring Phillip Ingram and Eddie Fluellen of Switch, In-A-Fect & Guest DJ Twin 9:30pm Tickets from $83.00 +tax & fee
Skip The Strip New Year's Eve Start the evening from 7pm-10pm with all you can drink $20.00(adv.) & $30.00 at the door. Bottomless drinks include draft beers, well cocktails and house wine at all casino bars. Shots and super premium selections not included. Cash bar inside Veil Pavilion beginning at 10pm.
Michael Feinstein's New Year's Eve 2014/15 with Special Guests Broadway's Laura Osnes and American Idol's Jessica Sanchez. 7:30pm Tickets $49.00-$199.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Exhibit Hall B
New Year's Eve with The Spazmatics 9:30pm Tickets $69.00 +tax & fee includes Open Bar, Party Favors & Champagne Midnight Toast!
New Year's Eve with Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers starting with Wes Winter's easy listening piano, Dinner served 9pm then Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Bros at 10:30pm. 8pm Tickets $179.00 +tax & fee includes Dinner, Party Favors & Champagne Midnight Toast!
Free New Year's Eve with Wes Winters 5pm-7pm
Free New Year's Eve with Peace, Love and Rock and Roll 10:30pm-2:30am
New Year's Eve at Noon with The Alley Cats - Doo Wop! 1pm-3pm Tickets $19.00 +tax & fee. Includes Party Favors & a Champagne Toast!
New Year's Eve Rockin Motown with Greg Austin 9:30pm Tickets $49.00 +tax & fee includes 2 Drinks, Party Favors & Champagne Midnight Toast!
DJ Jenny Pocket Spins in New Year's 2014/15 Dance inside the Multicolored neon bar with party favors 11pm-5am Free Entrance
DJ Ayeena Spins to the New Year Dance inside the Multicolored neon bar with party favors 6pm-11pm Free Entrance
NYE with Radio Rave featuring Treasure Guffy 9:30pm - 3am Free Entrance
NYE with Paul Charles Band 6pm-9pm Free Entrance
Level 107 Lounge
NYE 2014/15 Party with DJ Dezie The tower stands 1149 feet above Las Vegas, you'll be dancing with the stars on top of the highest point in Las Vegas and toast in the New Year with a taste of the good life! 9:30pm - 12:30am Tickets from $199.00 per person includes 3-hour premium open bar, delicious appetizers, Midnight Champagne Toast while watching the fireworks light up the skies!
NYE 2014/15 Bash hosted by Playboy Playmate Claire Sinclair Start the night with 4 hours of premium brand bar and delicious food stations, DJ Mac spins dance tunes along with Go-Go dancers and performing artists. Party favors, amazing views of the fireworks over Las Vegas while champagne toasting at midnight! 8:30pm - 12:30am includes After Party admission Tickets from $249.00 +tax & fee
Pin Up Model Sabina Kelly's NYE After Party The Hottest DJ's including DJ Enoc, DJ Girl 6, and DJ Presto One create the town's ultimate ticket for dance and fun! 12am - 5am Prices start at $50 per person - $300 for booths. includes 1 free buffet per person from 5am-8am
NYE Cosmic Bowling Party 9pm-Midnight party packages starting at $17.50 per person. Fun for all ages!
New Year's at Noon featuring Mark Giovi and more! Doors open at 11:00am Tickets from $15.95 +tax & fee
New Year's Eve Party featuring Vegas Super Band 10pm Tickets from $29.95 +tax & fee
Drai's Beach Club • Nightclub
Drai's NYE 2015 9:00pm to 4:00am. Hosted bar: Males $100.00 / Females $50.00 +fee. Non-hosted bard after midnight: Males $50.00 / Females $30 +fee. Tickets
Marriage Can Be Murder 6:15pm Tickets from $60.45 +tax & fee Tickets
The Roots Doors open at 8pm Tickets from $82.50 +tax & fee Tickets
Jeff Civillico Start the New Year's right with fun & laughter 4pm Tickets from $33.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Recycled Percussion 7pm Tickets from $59.99 & kids $29.99 +tax & fee Tickets
Love Me Do NYE 2015 Includes 4 Hour Premium Open Bar, Complimentary Party Favor, Vegas' Top 40 / Open Format DJ playing a mix of all the hits. 9:00pm to 3:00am. Admission: single $119.00 / Couples $199.00 +fee Tickets
Terry Fator Theatre
Terry Fator 7:30pm Tickets $59.99, $79.99, $99.99, $129.99,VIP $149.99 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
Mardi Gras Ballroom
Ring in NYE 2015 featuring Disco Inferno 60's & 70's Dance Party Celebration 10pm Tickets $75.00 per person include party favors, appetizers & open bar!
Prime Rib Loft
NYE 2014 Celebration DJ Dave "The Human Box" entertains with great music 7pm Tickets $100.00 per person. 21+ includes gourmet meal, open bar, dancing, and midnight champagne toast
Gilley's Las Vegas
Gilley's NYE Hoedown Includes 3 Hour Open Bar, Live Country Rock Band Austin Law, Complimentary Party Favors, $5 Bull Rides, Easy Access to Las Vegas Strip Fireworks. 9:00pm to 3:00am. Admission: single $115 +fee / Early Booking Save 25%
Mystere Ring in the New Year's with a special Cirque Du Soleil Show. 6pm & 8:30pm Tickets $60.00, $75.00 & $95.00 +tax & fee. Holiday prices vary. Tickets Also Here
New Year's Eve Gala Dress to impress for an evening complete with a gourmet epicurean-style dinner, a live band, an open bar, dancing and party favors. 9pm-12:30am Tickets $300.00 +tax & fee. Black Tie & Chic Dress.
Laugh Factory Showroom
Laugh Factory Comedy 8:30pm Tickets from $38.45 +tax & fee Tickets
Rock the Clock NYE 2015 Party Dress up in your holiday best and enjoy a all you can drink bar, light snacks, Live music, party favors & midnight Champagne toast! 9pm-1am Tickets $90.00 adv. & $110.00 day of +tax & fee
Raiding the Rock Vault Rock on out this New Year's Eve!! 9pm Tickets from $59.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Illusions Starring Jan Rouven 7pm Tickets from $59.00 +tax & fee Tickets
Snoop Dogg New Years Eve at TAO Nightclub Snoop Dogg hosts a special New Year's Eve edition of The Snoopadelic Cabaret. The hip-hop legend will return to TAO Nightclub to ring in 2015 in his exclusive residency's signature 1920's style. Open 9:00pm to 5:00am. Admission: Guys $100 / Gals $50 +fee. Tickets
Westgate Las Vegas
NYE Party 2014-15 Partygoers will enjoy live music to dance away 2014 by the Rat Pack inspired band, Night Shift, buffet-style dining, midnight balloon drop, champagne toast and party favors. Doors open at 8pm Tickets $104.95 per person or 2-person tickets for $171.00 +tax & fee. 21+
Paradise Event Center
5th annual Old School NYE Party 2015 presented by 105.7 Boogie down to "old school" music with party favors and midnight champagne toast Doors open at 8pm Tickets $39.99 & after 12/15 $49.99 +tax & fee. 21+
NYE Party rocking out with Monroy Dance to live classic rock 9pm Free Entrance
NYE Party hosted by DJ EZ dance to great pop music spinning the night away! 9pm Free Entrance
Wynn Las Vegas
Bruno Mars & Jermaine Dupri Open 10:00pm to 4:00am, Admission: Males $100.00 / Females $50.00 +fee Tickets
Le Reve - The Dream Make your New Year's Eve 2015 Special with this spectacular special effects show. 7pm Tickets from $115.50 +tax & fee Tickets Also Here
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