LAS VEGAS (Feb. 8, 2018)– Can’t make it to New Orleans for the biggest carnival of the year? Celebrate Mardi Gras at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts all weekend long from Friday, Feb. 9 through Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Join the Parade
New Orleans may be home to the iconic carnival, but Las Vegas is the place to be for Mardi Gras. The unique open-air street party at Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas will make guests feel like they’re right in the streets of New Orleans. On Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10, everyone is invited to join the Mardi Gras Parade. The party will kick off nightly at Southwest Corner Bar (between Flamingo Las Vegas and The Cromwell) at 5:30 p.m. The LED Mardi Gras parade complete with stilt walkers and light up costumes will travel through Flamingo Las Vegas, into The LINQ Hotel & Casino via O’Sheas Casino and then through Harrah’s Las Vegas. The parade ends at Carnaval Court where partygoers can enjoy live entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. Revelers can collect Mardi Gras beads and free giveaways, dance the night away and enter the limbo competition for a chance to win.
Cooking up Cajun and Creole Cuisine
All-American Bar & Grille at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino will offer traditional dishes to celebrate the Mardi Gras festivities. Guests can try signature items including: crème brûlée French toast made with cinnamon swirl bread, citrus custard and a banana raisin glaze; shrimp po’boy with crispy shrimp, tomatoes, shredded lettuce, fried pickles and spicy mayo; shrimp and grits made with shrimp, tomatoes, andouille sausage, bacon, green onions and cheesy grits; bread pudding topped with whiskey sauce, pecan crumble and coffee ice cream; and of course, New Orleans style King Cake served with vanilla gelato.
Experience the true taste of Mardi Gras with Guy’s Gumbo at Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. This traditional dish is only available on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13.
VooDoo Steak at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino will spice things up with a spiny lobster and prawn jambalaya made with spiced pearl rice, Cajun andouille sausage, lobster and spotted prawns. For a perfect combination to celebrate the occasion, guests can pair their meal with a classic hurricane cocktail.
Guests looking for a sweet treat to-go can try the signature King Cake at Fulton Street Food Hall at Harrah’s Las Vegas or any quick-service restaurant at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts.
Cheers to Mardi Gras
Guests can enjoy specialty themed cocktails and drink specials all weekend long. Get into the spirit with the Southern Hospitality made with Southern Comfort, watermelon liquor and Red Bull or Malibu Dreams made with Malibu Rum and pineapple juice topped with whipped cream. These festive drinks are available at Harrah’s Las Vegas.
At various bars throughout Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, Flamingo Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel & Casino, Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino guests can also enjoy specials on Malibu “you call it” cocktails or Southern Comfort “you call it” cocktails. Specials on Heineken and Heineken Light are also available throughout these properties. At various outlets across the Strip, guests can also sip on the signature hurricane drink, made with Malibu Rum and refreshing fruity flavors.