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Dec 03, 2014, 06:00 ET
View of Las Vegas ringing in 2014 from Delano Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Las Vegas Rings In 2015 With Dazzling New Year's Eve Extravaganzas

 Las Vegas is the ultimate destination to bring in the New Year with stellar experiences across the Strip and beyond. The destination will host...

Sep 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

Dreams Come True As Couples Say "I Do" With Dazzling Wedding Celebrations In Las Vegas

 Couples searching for the perfect location for their destination wedding will find true happiness in Las Vegas, the "Wedding Capital of the...

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...

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...

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,...

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 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...

Feb 14, 2013, 18:51 ET
The models of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit salute the NCAA basketball conference championships coming to Las Vegas.

The Beautiful Models Of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Salute College Hoops In Las Vegas

 Each year, Las Vegas hosts the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue launch featuring two days of parties and special events. Earlier...

Jan 29, 2013, 06:00 ET

Discover Cloud Nine With A Romantic Getaway To Las Vegas

Love fills the air in Las Vegas this Valentine's Day weekend with experiences that'll have your special someone soaring to cloud nine. Across the...

Jan 17, 2013, 06:00 ET
Las Vegas Celebrates Chinese New Year! Book now at LasVegas.com.  (PRNewsFoto/The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA))

Las Vegas Celebrates Chinese New Year 2013: Year Of The Snake With World-Class Entertainment And Festivities

 This February, Las Vegas resorts will prepare for the Chinese New Year, celebrating Asian culture with stunning showcases of decor,...

Nov 27, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Las Vegas Will Ring In The New Year And Celebrate In Style

Las Vegas is the most electrifying destination to ring in 2013 with spectacular and stunning experiences throughout the Strip corridor and beyond....

Oct 02, 2012, 13:34 ET

Las Vegas Mixes Fright Nights And Bright Lights To Summon The Halloween Spirit

Las Vegas is the ultimate trick-or-treat destination for adults this Halloween. Visitors will be treated from the abnormal to the paranormal...

Mar 29, 2012, 12:41 ET

The Lights Go Out in Las Vegas for Earth Hour 2012

 Las Vegas will once again show support for the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour by shutting off non-essential exterior lighting and marquees...

Jan 20, 2012, 17:42 ET

Muhammad Ali's 70th Birthday Celebration From Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena

Bill Edwards Presents Inc. and  the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will celebrate the life and legacy of "The...

Jun 14, 2011, 13:07 ET

Las Vegas Celebrates Summer With New Line Up of World-Class Entertainment and Activities

Life is short and summer is shorter, which is why millions of visitors every year celebrate the solstice under the sun in Las Vegas. With the...

Oct 19, 2010, 09:00 ET

Explore the Extraordinary World of Cirque du Soleil During the First Ever Cirque Week in Las Vegas

Imagine world-class athletes outfitted in thousands of handmade costumes and silk-screened fabrics, moving in, on and above the most advanced stage...