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Aug 13, 2014, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day (PRNewsFoto/LVCVA)

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With Renowned Latin Performers And Festivities

 No other destination in the U.S. celebrates Mexican Independence Day quite like Las Vegas, and this year's festivities will bring unparalleled...

Aug 13, 2014, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day (PRNewsFoto/LVCVA)

Las Vegas celebra la Independencia de México con fiestas y reconocidos artistas latinoamericanos

Ningún otro destino en los Estados Unidos celebra el Día de la Independencia de México como Las Vegas, y los festejos de este...

Jun 20, 2014, 23:55 ET
Las Vegas takes over Wrigley Field with Wayne Newton to spread Vegas Season cheer! (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitor)

Las Vegas Brings Vegas Season To Chicago

Today, Las Vegas announced the beginning of Vegas Season with a city-wide activation in Chicago. Similar to the holiday season, Vegas Season comes...

Jun 18, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Has A Pool For Every Personality

Summer is Vegas Season, and what summer in Vegas would be complete without a day spent by the swimming pool? Laid back or bursting with excitement,...

Apr 07, 2014, 08:29 ET

Iconic "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Campaign Launches First-Ever National LGBT Broadcast Initiative

For the first time ever, Las Vegas has created a new television commercial specifically geared towards the LGBT community. The television broadcast...

Mar 14, 2014, 17:54 ET
The famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign goes green for St. Patrick's Day.  (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA))

It's Fabulous 'Glas' Vegas This Weekend

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA) in partnership with Tourism Ireland have created a...

Mar 11, 2014, 03:00 ET

Country Music's Biggest Superstars Kick up Their Boots in Las Vegas, April 3-7 for "The Week Vegas Goes Country®"

 The biggest names in country music will bring the party to Las Vegas April 3-7 for a packed lineup of entertainment, music and more for "The...

Feb 05, 2014, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Enables Travelers To Experience Their Own "What Happens Here" Moment This Presidents' Day Weekend

 This Presidents' Day weekend, Las Vegas is thrilled to welcome all travelers looking to celebrate adult freedom and create their very own...

Jan 16, 2014, 13:46 ET

Cupid's Arrow Helps Fuel Romance And Transforms Las Vegas Into Retreat For Sweethearts And Lovers

 Las Vegas is the place to love and be loved this February. The destination's romantic world-class restaurants, blissful spas, unique exhibits...

Jan 13, 2014, 03:00 ET

The Year Of The Horse Rides Into Las Vegas With World-Class Festivities

Las Vegas will celebrate Chinese New Year, Jan. 31 – Feb. 16 with a dazzling collection of symbolic decor, traditional Chinese cuisine and...

Dec 04, 2013, 03:00 ET

Las Vegas Hosts The Ultimate New Year's Eve Celebration And Gives Visitors An Incentive to Start A Resolution

Las Vegas is the place to be for the ultimate New Year's Eve celebration, with spectacular and stunning experiences across the Strip and beyond....

Nov 21, 2013, 14:33 ET

Las Vegas Transforms Into A Winter Wonderland To Bedazzle Visitors This Holiday Season

The lights of Las Vegas come to life as the destination prepares to celebrate the holiday season with yuletide flare.  This winter season,...

Nov 13, 2013, 06:00 ET

Legendary "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Campaign Celebrates "Vegas Enablers" And The People Who Push The Boundaries

For the first time in the 10 year run of the "What happens here, stays here" campaign, the iconic tagline is taking a new turn.  The infamous...

Oct 03, 2013, 15:40 ET
Who's the Las Vegas enabler in your life that's unpredictable and irresistible?(PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)

Las Vegas Celebrates 10 Years of Iconic "What Happens Here, Stays Here" Advertising Campaign With New Television Commercials

 Las Vegas is a world-class vacation destination built on the principle of adult freedom, and no other tagline encapsulates this mentality...

Oct 02, 2013, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Casts A Spell This Fall With Terror-ific Halloween Celebrations

Las Vegas is the ultimate destination for a monstrous good time this Halloween. As the paranormal takes over, visitors can expect everything except...

Aug 21, 2013, 06:00 ET

Las Vegas Is No. 1 Destination For Labor Day Weekend Travel

 As summer draws to a close, Las Vegas offers its guests one last "hurrah" with star-studded Labor Day weekend festivities. From pool parties...

Aug 13, 2013, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With World-Class Latin Performers.  (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA))

Las Vegas celebra el Día de la Independencia de México con artistas latinoamericanos y Fiestas de Primera

Aquellos viajeros que buscan la mejor celebración del Día de la Independencia de México de este lado del Río Grande no...

Aug 13, 2013, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With World-Class Latin Performers.  (PRNewsFoto/Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA))

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day With World-Class Latin Performers And Festivities

 Travelers looking for the best Mexican Independence Day celebrations this side of the Rio Grande need travel no further than Las Vegas for...

Mar 28, 2013, 12:49 ET

Las Vegas Pool Parties Gear Up For Summer 2013 Season

 The Las Vegas pool party scene is back with a splash for the 2013 summer season. Taking world-class nightlife outdoors, the world's...

Mar 08, 2013, 16:30 ET

Las Vegas Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Country Music Fans April 5-8 for "The Week Vegas Goes Country®"

 For one fun-filled weekend, fans will find the hottest names in country music on-stage and up-close and personal in the Entertainment...