Las Vegas Entertainment/Sports

Las Vegas, Entertainment Capital of the World.

               Las Vegas Entertainment, the "World's Entertainment Capital."   Las Vegas is a city where inhibitions are not welcome: Every night, Las Vegas draws pleasure mongers to the brightly lit Strip like moths to a flame. While you may not want to go as far as to re-enact "The Hangover," you certainly don't want to leave without experiencing a bit of "Viva Las Vegas." Just remember: What happens here, stays here.

                 THE BRIEF.....

The Buddha in the lobby of the Aria Resort and Casino

              This Buddha statute sits in the lobby of the Aria Resort & Casino.  When in Las Vegas stop by and touch it for a little extra good luck and karma.  The ARIA Fine Art Collection features work by acclaimed painters, sculptors and installation artists.

FREE Exhibit At  the Bellagio

Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden

FREE EXHIBIT!! At the Bellagio Las Vegas.
          The seasonal exhibit, titled “Majestic Holiday Magic,” is inspired by Queen Bellisima, and will take guests on a journey into her enchanted icy kingdom. The south bed houses the queen’s favorite family of Polar bears, playing and welcoming guests as they walk the Conservatory.

              Towering at a height of 30’, the north bed features the queen’s castle, guarded by her majestic rotating soldiers. The holiday tree is a sight to behold, standing 42’ in height and 18’ in diameter.

The Fountains at the Bellagio

              The Fountains of Bellagio is a FREE don’t miss. “An awesome water show takes place set to some of your favorite songs – from Michael Jackson, Faith Hill and The Beatles.” Starting at 3pm Mon –Fri and about noon on Sat-Sun every 30 minutes.

FREE TOUR!! At the MGKÁ by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM
Complimentary Theatre Experience

            Get an up-close look at how the KA team combines awe-inspiring artistry with one-of-a-kind technology to create this 165 million dollar production.
No reservations required.
12:00 PM and 12:30 PM
12:00 PM and 12:30 PM

George Strait Big Game Weekend

T-Mobile Arena … February 1& 2
            Celebrate the Big Game Weekend with The King of Country, George Strait.
Opening for Strait both nights is Warner Music Nashville’s Ashley McBryde.
Fri, February 1 and Sat, February 2.


             LADY GAGA lit up the stage with her New Years Eve performance and will be returning to the Park MGM Theater during 2019.
Jan 17 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jan 19 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jan 20 LADY GAGA Jazz & Piano
Jan 24 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jan 26 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jan 31 LADY GAGA Enigma
Feb 3 LADY GAGA Jazz & Piano
May 30  LADY GAGA Enigma
Jun 1 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jun 2 LADY GAGA Jazz & Piano
Jun 6 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jun 8 LADY GAGA Enigma
Jun 9 LADY GAGA Jazz & Piano
Jun 12LADY GAGA Enigma
...........For additional dates thru November 2019  VISIT


             Featuring a state of the art music hall, a VIP lounge (Foundation Room) and soul to spare, House of Blues is Las Vegas' premier live entertainment venue.
             Rock- & Blues-themed featuring Southern dishes such as po' boys & jambalaya, plus live music. Located in the shoppes at Mandalay Place.
Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul ….. 12/14/2018
Pennywise New Years Eve Party..... 12/31/2018
Don’t miss Santana coming January 2019


Bruno Mars at ParkMGM Theater

          Bruno Mars  one of the Las Vegas Strip New Years Eve Headliners,  will return to the stage at the Park Theater in 2019............     Dates not announced yet, check back.


"BEST Comedy Club" in Las Vegas, located at the MGM Grand

              Don’t miss this “convulsively funny” (NY Times) parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway. After tearing it up in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, Spamilton: An American Parody fulfills its manifest destiny by conquering Las Vegas for a limited time only………… Jan 22 - Feb 10

........for a complete list of the SMITH CENTER EVENTS


Big Elvis

............Pete Vallee stars as Big Elvis in this classic Las Vegas impersonator show.  Big Elvis is one of the BEST FREE LAS VEGAS SHOWS on the Strip. Hear all your favorite Elvis hits
Performing inside The Piano Bar at Harrah’s, steps away from the bustling Carnaval Court.
            Big Elvis interacts with his audience, takes song requests and invites them to participate. Vallee is a multiple Best of Las Vegas winner who has performed more than 7,000 performances on the Strip, making this Las Vegas Elvis show an institution.
2pm-3pm / 3:30pm -4:30pm / 5pm-6pm

Caesars Palace

…………..At Caesars,  stroll over to Cleopatra’s Barge.  Opened  October 1970 the Barge is a piece of classic Las Vegas.  The Barge an Egyptian-styled vessel at Caesars Palace offers  a full bar & dancing plus DJs & live music.

Cocktail Cabaret

            This 70-minute musical revue is designed to enhance your cocktail experience as a prelude to dinner, the theatre or fun night on the town. Performing Wednesday – Saturday at 5 p.m. inside Cleopatra’s Barge.

            Live bands and DJs play a variety of music Thursday through Saturday nights on Cleopatra's Barge. With no cover charge unless otherwise noted, guests are invited to take advantage of open seating or dance in a notable Vegas institution.

Cleopatra Barge


JEWEL Nightclub Spanning 24,000 sq ft of precisely designed space. Night  spot hosting well-known DJs and performers Open Fri, Sat and Mon 10PM-4AM

Lily Bar & Lounge
Leather couches & mirrored walls outfit this intimate Bellagio lounge for cocktails & DJ-spun tunes.
Sprawling, stylish nightspot at Bellagio with patios overlooking fountains & multiple lounge spaces.

Caesars Palace
OMNIA Nightclub High-energy nightclub OMNIA keeps the Vegas party going with a massive dance floor.  Top 40/hip-hop DJs

The Cromwell
Drai's Beachclub
At Drai’s Beachclub Nightclub you can party the night away in a spectacular rooftop club in the heart of the Strip.
The night doesn’t have to end when Drai’s Nightclub closes. Head to Drai’s After Hours in The Cromwell’s basement level for non-stop partying until the sun comes up

Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub Trendy, happening casino club with global DJs, high-tech effects, multiple dance floors & pool deck.
Rose.Rabbit.Lie Swanky supper club in The Cosmopolitan offering American fare & cocktails in a loungelike space.

Lavish, gold-accented dance club in Encore featuring dance floor, poolside patio & headliner DJs.  (Fri,Sat,Sun)

Carnaval Court

Open-air hangout adjacent to Harrah's featuring cover bands, DJs & bottle-flipping bartenders.
(11AM to 3AM)

Mandalay Bay
Ri Ra Irish Pub

Buzzy Irish tavern boasts a fine seIection of whiskey & beer, hearty pub fare & live music nightly
Red Square
Lenin-era Soviet-themed gourmet room at Mandalay Bay featuring ice-covered bar & private vodka room.
Light Nightclub
Electronic music hot spot at Mandalay Bay featuring giant video walls & Cirque du Soleil acrobatics
1923 Bourbon & Burlesque (Fri,Sat)
Premium spirits & specialty cocktails served in a swanky speakeasy at the Mandalay Bay hotel

MGM Grand
Hakkasan Nightclub
Renowned London-based Asian-fusion brand presents this massive MGM Grand nightclub, lounge & eatery
Modern, sophisticated cocktail lounge turning inventive drinks in hip, splashy surroundings.

1 Oak (Wed,Fri,Sat)
Fashionable nightclub catering to celebrity entertainers & upscale-chic crowds in a ritzy scene.
Stylish cocktail bar with intimate indoor space & an open, outdoor terrace overlooking the Strip

New York New York
Coyote Ugly
Outpost of a festive saloon chain with female bartenders, bartop dancing & body shots.
The Bar at Times Square
Lively bar in middle of New York-New York, with rollicking dueling piano show & daily happy hour.

Chateau Nightclub
Dance under twinkling lights and garden-style atmosphere at Chateau Rooftop Nightclub. Spanning over 35,000 square feet.
Napeoleon’s Lounge
Relaxed bar at the Paris Las Vegas has old-world decor offering dueling pianos, comedy & live music.
Le Cabaret
Fashionable nightspot with bistro tables, velvet draperies & opulent decor with a French twist

Park MGM Las Vegas
Craft beer & light snacks are served in a rustic space with games, live music & a spacious patio Daytime venue, fun place, reasonable prices..
Juniper Cocktail Lounge
Home to the largest collection of gin in Las Vegas.

Planet Hollywood
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Lively chain outpost from rocker Sammy Hagar offering Mexican grub, beach cocktails & outdoor patio.  Overlooking the Las Vegas Strip.
Koi  Ultra Lounge
Chic cocktail lounge with polished, Asian-inspired decor, swanky seating & subdued lighting
Heart Bar
DJs & servers in go-go gear keep this lively lounge in the heart of Planet Hollywood pumping 24/7

Air Bar
You can be part of the highest party on the Strip, if not the country, seven days a week. Located on the 108th floor of the Stratosphere
107 SkyLounge
DJ-fueled lounge offering drinks, food & Vegas views from the 107th floor of the Stratosphere Tower

The Linq
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Lounge with 30+ bowling lanes, a live music stage & gourmet comfort food by NYC's Blue Ribbon group

The Palazzo
Ultrachic, high-energy Italian eatery with a private entrance to a thumping dance floor upstairs

The Venetian
The Bourbon Room
Rollicking bar at the Venetian with nightly performances of '80s rock covers & a long bourbon list

Treasure Island
Gilley's Saloon