Las Vegas is letting out all the stops for the 200th Mexican Independence Day Celebration.
On September 16, Mexico is celebrating 200 years of independence from Spanish rule and Las Vegas is joining in on the festivities all weekend long with parties, food and special headline entertainment. Here’s a roundup of what’s going on: (more below from blog.vegas.com)
MGM Resorts Intl. introduces VIVA, an extended Las Vegas weekend spectacular from September 15-19. This will be a party to remember! Come to Vegas and celebrate Mexico from one end of the strip to the other.
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The VIVA celebration [MGM]begins Wednesday, Sept. 15 with a sold-out concert by Mexican sensation Alejandro Fernandez and the traditional “grito” – a ceremonial late-night declaration of independence – at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Latin Grammy Award-winners Marco Antonio Solis and Pedro Fernandez continue the Latin music extravaganza Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. A hilarious mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects by Gabriel Iglesias will bring the Monte Carlo Theatre to life Thursday through Saturday.
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CELEBRATE MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE WITH ‘VIVA’
Experience a uniquely Vegas five-day fiesta presented by MGM Resorts International
LAS VEGAS – Just in time to celebrate 200 years of Mexican independence, MGM Resorts International is proud to introduce VIVA, an extended weekend spectacular, September 15-19. The red, white and green blowout takes place across all Las Vegas MGM Resorts properties and welcomes Latino travelers, and anyone wishing to join the party, to celebrate the bicentennial anniversary of Mexican Independence Day from one end of The Strip to the other.
Room specials – check with an MGM hotel.
On September 16, Mexico is celebrating 200 years of independence from Spanish rule and Las Vegas is joining in on the festivities all weekend long with parties, food and special headline entertainment. Here’s a roundup of what’s going on:
In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, Tacos & Tequila (T&T) at the Luxor will launch the worldwide premiere of “Viva T&T” Wednesday, September 15 at 8 p.m. The wacky rendition of Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” will showcase an entertaining routine choreographed to DJ Ernan’s mariachi mash-up, starring a mini mariachi Elvis and the sexy Elissa cast as a modern-day Ann-Margret.
El Segundo Sol at the Fashion Show Mall is also celebrating all things Mexico on September 16th. “Loco Hour” includes special drinks and food at half price. Try the bottomless chips and three salsas, fried peppers or a quesadilla and wash it all down with El Segundo Sol’s signature Frozen and Shakin’ tableside margaritas. Live music and mariachis will add to the fiesta atmosphere. More from blog.vegas.com