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10 things you must do in Vegas this December

Published On 12/03/2014 Published On 12/03/2014
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Dec 5 Fri

Repeal Day Celebration The annual Repeal Day extravaganza returns to the Mob Museum, where they're celebrating the end of Prohibition with a 1920s-themed bash that includes drinks, cigars, jazz, and a costume contest that would rival the atmosphere in any speakeasy.  

Mob Museum

Repeal Day Celebration Mob Museum The annual Repeal Day extravaganza returns to the Mob Museum, where they're celebrating the end of Prohibition with a 1920s-themed bash that includes drinks, cigars, jazz, and a costume contest that would rival the atmosphere in any speakeasy.  

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Dec 5 Fri

Ultimo The Venetian and Palazzo are turning three days of celebrity chefs and culinary events into a new winter food spectacle known as Ultimo. It all culminates with The Grand Banquet -- with a feast prepared by Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, and Buddy Valastro.

The Venetian & Palazzo

Ultimo The Venetian & Palazzo The Venetian and Palazzo are turning three days of celebrity chefs and culinary events into a new winter food spectacle known as Ultimo. It all culminates with The Grand Banquet -- with a feast prepared by Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, and Buddy Valastro.

Opportunity Village

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Dec 6 Sat

Las Vegas Great Santa Run Former Playboy Playmate and reality star, Holly Madison, will be the official host of the Las Vegas Great Santa Run. Expect more than 10,000 runners in Santa outfits to swarm the Downtown area.  

Downtown

Las Vegas Great Santa Run Downtown Former Playboy Playmate and reality star, Holly Madison, will be the official host of the Las Vegas Great Santa Run. Expect more than 10,000 runners in Santa outfits to swarm the Downtown area.  

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Dec 6 Sat

PlayStation Experience A two-day community gathering designed for video game junkies kicks off its first year in Las Vegas. PlayStation fans will get to play unreleased games, attend panels, and totally get pwn'd if they're not careful.

Sands Expo & Convention Center

PlayStation Experience Sands Expo & Convention Center A two-day community gathering designed for video game junkies kicks off its first year in Las Vegas. PlayStation fans will get to play unreleased games, attend panels, and totally get pwn'd if they're not careful.

South Point

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Dec 7-14

World Series of Team Roping The National Finals Rodeo is in town and the one event to check out is the World Series of Team Roping at the South Point. Throughout the week, more than 3,000 contestants will show off their cowboy skills while you watch the action free of charge.  

South Point

World Series of Team Roping South Point The National Finals Rodeo is in town and the one event to check out is the World Series of Team Roping at the South Point. Throughout the week, more than 3,000 contestants will show off their cowboy skills while you watch the action free of charge.  

Ferraro’s

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Dec 10 Wed

White Truffle Dinner While everyone else is celebrating the holiday season, you’ll be celebrating white truffle season at Ferraro’s, where for one night only they're serving a five-course truffle menu with dishes like seared truffle butter scallops and broiled filet mignon w/ fresh white truffles at 6:30pm.

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant

White Truffle Dinner Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant While everyone else is celebrating the holiday season, you’ll be celebrating white truffle season at Ferraro’s, where for one night only they're serving a five-course truffle menu with dishes like seared truffle butter scallops and broiled filet mignon w/ fresh white truffles at 6:30pm.

Erik Kabik

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Dec 11 Thu

Holiday Havoc Imagine Dragons spent the last couple years becoming the biggest new rock act on the planet, so this one-off gig headlining the annual rock festival could be your last chance to see the Vegas hometown boys for a while.  

The Joint at Hard Rock

Holiday Havoc The Joint at Hard Rock Imagine Dragons spent the last couple years becoming the biggest new rock act on the planet, so this one-off gig headlining the annual rock festival could be your last chance to see the Vegas hometown boys for a while.  

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Dec 13 Sat

12 Days of Christmas Crazy Horse III hosts 12 Days of Christmas, with 12 nights of open bars featuring brands such as 50 Bleu, Crown Royal, and Don Julio from 10pm-midnight. It could be the best way to celebrate the holidays at a strip club. Or... err, at all.

Crazy Horse III

12 Days of Christmas Crazy Horse III Crazy Horse III hosts 12 Days of Christmas, with 12 nights of open bars featuring brands such as 50 Bleu, Crown Royal, and Don Julio from 10pm-midnight. It could be the best way to celebrate the holidays at a strip club. Or... err, at all.

Jeffrey Green

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Dec 15 Mon

Spago Anniversary Menu Have you always wanted to eat at Spago but couldn’t afford the prices? Well, you’ve now got five days to try a special throwback menu featuring classic dishes and prices from when Wolfgang Puck's spot originally opened back in 1992.

Forum Shops at Caesars

Spago Anniversary Menu Forum Shops at Caesars Have you always wanted to eat at Spago but couldn’t afford the prices? Well, you’ve now got five days to try a special throwback menu featuring classic dishes and prices from when Wolfgang Puck's spot originally opened back in 1992.

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Dec 17 Wed

Tapas by Alex Stratta Tapas by Alex Stratta celebrates its official grand opening at Tivoli Village -- featuring modern small plates with a Spanish twist from the two Michelin-starred celebrity chef.

Tivoli Village

Tapas by Alex Stratta Tivoli Village Tapas by Alex Stratta celebrates its official grand opening at Tivoli Village -- featuring modern small plates with a Spanish twist from the two Michelin-starred celebrity chef.