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15 Las Vegas events you must hit in October

Published On 10/01/2014 Published On 10/01/2014
Wednesdays Downtown
Hakkasan

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Oct 1 Wed

Golden Week at Hakkasan Score a limited edition three-course menu that adds up to about eight shareable dishes, including crispy prawns, braised seasbass, and thinly sliced spicy Szechuan ribeye, which even at $138 a pop is a pretty sweet deal.

Hakkasan

Golden Week at Hakkasan Hakkasan Score a limited edition three-course menu that adds up to about eight shareable dishes, including crispy prawns, braised seasbass, and thinly sliced spicy Szechuan ribeye, which even at $138 a pop is a pretty sweet deal.

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Oct 2 Thu

Taste of the Nation Taste of the Nation brings together chefs and mixologists from more than 30 of the best restaurants in Las Vegas and puts 'em in one room at Rain Nightclub inside the Palms from 7-9:30pm. VIP tickets get you in an hour earlier.

Rain Nightclub in the Palms Casino Resort

Taste of the Nation Rain Nightclub in the Palms Casino Resort Taste of the Nation brings together chefs and mixologists from more than 30 of the best restaurants in Las Vegas and puts 'em in one room at Rain Nightclub inside the Palms from 7-9:30pm. VIP tickets get you in an hour earlier.

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Oct 3 Fri

Pure Aloha Fall Festival The mammoth three-day Pure Aloha Fall Festival gets underway at the Rio. Expect lots of island music and more than 100 booths featuring both traditional and contemporary food. General admission is just $8.

Rio All Suite Hotel Casino

Pure Aloha Fall Festival Rio All Suite Hotel Casino The mammoth three-day Pure Aloha Fall Festival gets underway at the Rio. Expect lots of island music and more than 100 booths featuring both traditional and contemporary food. General admission is just $8.

MGM Resorts International

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Oct 3 Fri

Route 91 Harvest Festival Jason Aldean and Blake Shelton headline the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival alongside Las Vegas Boulevard at the MGM Resorts Village. The event includes two stages of country performers and a VIP area serving drinks in the middle of it all.

The Strip outside of MGM Resorts Village

Route 91 Harvest Festival The Strip outside of MGM Resorts Village Jason Aldean and Blake Shelton headline the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival alongside Las Vegas Boulevard at the MGM Resorts Village. The event includes two stages of country performers and a VIP area serving drinks in the middle of it all.

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Oct 4 Sat

Grapes & Hops Festival The 5th Annual Grapes & Hops Festival at Springs Preserve offers plenty of choices for those who can’t decide between wine or beer. Spring for VIP tickets and get early admission, a private bar, and specialty foods.

Springs Preserve

Grapes & Hops Festival Springs Preserve The 5th Annual Grapes & Hops Festival at Springs Preserve offers plenty of choices for those who can’t decide between wine or beer. Spring for VIP tickets and get early admission, a private bar, and specialty foods.

LUCKYRICE

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Oct 4 Sat

LUCKYRICE Night Market The LUCKYRICE Night Market returns to The Cosmopolitan from 8-11pm. Enjoy Asian-inspired cuisine from some of the best chefs in Las Vegas.

The Cosmopolitan

LUCKYRICE Night Market The Cosmopolitan The LUCKYRICE Night Market returns to The Cosmopolitan from 8-11pm. Enjoy Asian-inspired cuisine from some of the best chefs in Las Vegas.

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Oct 4 Sat

The Burning Flame Dinner T-Bones Chophouse at the Red Rock celebrates National Vodka Day with a five-course dinner paired with cocktails made with Stolichnaya Ultra Luxury Vodka. The night begins with drinks on the poolside patio and appetizers at 6pm.

T-Bones Chophouse

The Burning Flame Dinner T-Bones Chophouse T-Bones Chophouse at the Red Rock celebrates National Vodka Day with a five-course dinner paired with cocktails made with Stolichnaya Ultra Luxury Vodka. The night begins with drinks on the poolside patio and appetizers at 6pm.

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Oct 8 Wed

Wednesdays Downtown The Wednesdays Downtown block party returns to the Fremont East and will run every Wednesday night for the rest of the month from 6pm-midnight. Expect food trucks, art events, and the “World’s Greatest Happy Hour” -- with each bar trying to outdo the others with ambitious drink specials.

Fremont East District

Wednesdays Downtown Fremont East District The Wednesdays Downtown block party returns to the Fremont East and will run every Wednesday night for the rest of the month from 6pm-midnight. Expect food trucks, art events, and the “World’s Greatest Happy Hour” -- with each bar trying to outdo the others with ambitious drink specials.

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

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Oct 10 Fri

Golden Nugget’s Fall Beer Festival The Golden Nugget’s Fall Beer Festival kicks off with the All American Craft Beer Tasting at The Grand from 7-10pm and continues on Saturday with a poolside Oktoberfest celebration with beer and food available 1-7pm. 

Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget’s Fall Beer Festival Golden Nugget The Golden Nugget’s Fall Beer Festival kicks off with the All American Craft Beer Tasting at The Grand from 7-10pm and continues on Saturday with a poolside Oktoberfest celebration with beer and food available 1-7pm. 

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Oct 10 Fri

Wine Amplified Festival Rock 'n Roll Wine's annual Wine Amplified Festival returns with two days of booze and music outdoors on the Strip. Hear bands like Train, Blink-182, and Magic! while swilling vino or posting up in the craft beer garden.

MGM Resorts Village

Wine Amplified Festival MGM Resorts Village Rock 'n Roll Wine's annual Wine Amplified Festival returns with two days of booze and music outdoors on the Strip. Hear bands like Train, Blink-182, and Magic! while swilling vino or posting up in the craft beer garden.

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Oct 10 Fri

DOGtober Fest It’s not October without DOGtober Fest from Big Dog’s Brewing Company. The Wisconsin-style brat party features more than 40 seasonal beers from 3-9pm.

Big Dog Draft House

DOGtober Fest Big Dog Draft House It’s not October without DOGtober Fest from Big Dog’s Brewing Company. The Wisconsin-style brat party features more than 40 seasonal beers from 3-9pm.

Sarvic Studios

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Oct 15 Wed

Las Vegas Foodie Fest The Las Vegas Foodie Fest is back with a new location at The LINQ from 4pm-midnight. Expect five days of food trucks, beer gardens, and yes, White Castle (!), which somehow still doesn't have a location in Las Vegas.

The LINQ

Las Vegas Foodie Fest The LINQ The Las Vegas Foodie Fest is back with a new location at The LINQ from 4pm-midnight. Expect five days of food trucks, beer gardens, and yes, White Castle (!), which somehow still doesn't have a location in Las Vegas.

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Oct 18 Sat

Rock Star Beer Festival More than 30 breweries will posted-up poolside at The Hard Rock from 6-10pm. Highlights include live bands and a frozen beer station.

The Hard Rock

Rock Star Beer Festival The Hard Rock More than 30 breweries will posted-up poolside at The Hard Rock from 6-10pm. Highlights include live bands and a frozen beer station.

Ghostbar Dayclub

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Oct 18 Sat

Ghostbar Dayclub Party Ghostbar hosts the season-opening party for its Winter Daylife series. The party will feature over-the-top costume contests and drink specials -- including oversized beer tubes filled with 120oz of Bud or Bud Lite for $50.

Ghostbar

Ghostbar Dayclub Party Ghostbar Ghostbar hosts the season-opening party for its Winter Daylife series. The party will feature over-the-top costume contests and drink specials -- including oversized beer tubes filled with 120oz of Bud or Bud Lite for $50.

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Oct 24 Fri

Life is Beautiful Festival The Life is Beautiful Festival gets underway with tons of food, art, carnival rides, and a mammoth lineup of music acts that include headliners Outkast, Foo Fighters, and Kanye West. One-day tickets are available as well as 3-day passes.

Downtown Las Vegas

Life is Beautiful Festival Downtown Las Vegas The Life is Beautiful Festival gets underway with tons of food, art, carnival rides, and a mammoth lineup of music acts that include headliners Outkast, Foo Fighters, and Kanye West. One-day tickets are available as well as 3-day passes.