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Where to Watch the Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas is a must-see event that’s been happening yearly for over 30 years. The Las Vegas NFR 2019 takes place December 5-14 and marks the 35th year of the rodeo.  Wrangler Nation Finals Rodeo: The Big Game of Rodeo The event attracts rodeo fans from across the world in addition to locals and tourists looking for some fun. Each year the NFR has a way of transforming the look and feel of Las Vegas. You’ll see people walking around in jeans, cowboy boots, and big hats all over the Strip and Downtown

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The Best Places to Play Keno Downtown Las Vegas

Keno. It’s a gambling staple that many locals and visitors enjoy. It combines numbers and chance into a potentially lucrative pastime. Discover how and where to play Keno in Downtown Las Vegas. What Is Keno? Keno is a gambling game similar to lottery or bingo that is typically played in casinos. It is a game of chance that is based on drawing numbers that have to correspond to numbers on a card.  Players choose numbers from 1 to 80 and then 20 numbers are drawn at random. If enough numbers drawn match the numbers that players selected on their card,

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2nd Annual Taste of Downtown

The time of year where Vegas visitors and tourists can enjoy balmy weather has finally arrived. With the sun still shining, many still relax poolside in the thriving energy of Downtown Las Vegas. Add some of the most magnificent and delicious food in Nevada while enjoying a fine wine or cocktail and you have just another evening well spent.  If you’d like to have a great evening out, join us for the 2nd Annual Taste of Downtown 2019. Food enthusiasts of all kinds will not want to miss this epicurean event of the season. About Taste of Downtown Downtown Las

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Halloween 2019: Things to Do in Downtown Las Vegas

Halloween is the most thrilling time of year combining sexy, spooky, and scary all in one holiday. Let’s face it, none of us ever really quite outgrew asking ourselves “What am I going to be for Halloween?” even though our trick-or-treat days are long behind us.  Halloween in Downtown Las Vegas Fortunately for you, you’re in Las Vegas, and Halloween is our holiday. Just like Chicago has St. Patty’s Day, Las Vegas has Halloween. The entire city is a fantasyland on any regular day of the year. Add some spooky, a little extra sexy, and a whole lot of alcohol

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Best Places to Watch the Big Game Bash Downtown Las Vegas

The Big Game will be here before you know it. Even if you don’t know who you’ll be rooting for yet, it’s never too early to start your game day watch party planning! It’s considered the biggest sporting event in North America and should be considered its own holiday. In 2020, the game is taking place in Miami, Florida on Sunday, February 2nd at the Hard Rock Stadium. Where to Watch the Big Game? If you aren’t able to make it in person to see and experience this massive event, then chances are you’re going to at least make plans

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Free Things To Do in Downtown Las Vegas

People love coming to Las Vegas because of the endless entertainment and things to do everywhere you look. The fun never stops in Sin City and the possibilities of what you can do and see are endless.  Free Downtown Las Vegas Attractions Downtown Las Vegas is known for its artistic nature and vintage charm. The best part about downtown is that there’s plenty to do for free! With so many things going on each night, you’ll have no trouble finding something to do, but in case you need a starting point, we’ve put together a list of some of the

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Race for the Case: Slot Machine Contest Downtown at the Plaza Hotel & Casino

The slots are an integral part of Las Vegas culture. Slot machines are one of the distinct sounds and sights many recognize just as they depart the airplane. Players around the world compete in many tournaments and races while playing their favorite slot machines.  At The Plaza Hotel & Casino, players will have the chance to compete over three days by racing to earn the highest points on their favorite slot machines.  History of Slot Machines Slot machines have a big history in Las Vegas. This is the place where the first fully electromechanical and video slot machines were made.

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Comedy Comes to Plaza Hotel and Casino with Comedy Works

Everyone loves to laugh, and comedy remains one of the primary conduits. Having continued to rise in popularity across the country and streaming services, comedy has also paved its own path in Las Vegas. While the Strip is known for larger productions, the downtown Las Vegas area is the place to go for smaller niche shows and stand-up comedy. Comedy Clubs in Las Vegas You can find some of the best local and national comedians in downtown Las Vegas as comedy clubs and comedy rooms are popping up all around the city. If you enjoy stand-up comedy, beginning September 12th,

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Things to Do Downtown Labor Day Weekend 2019

People think of Labor Day weekend as the final nail in summer’s proverbial coffin. But just because daylight is dwindling doesn’t mean that Downtown is going into hibernation, and neither should you! During Labor Day weekend, don’t miss these events and activities happening downtown and around the Plaza Hotel & Casino.  Things to Do Downtown Labor Day Weekend From entertainment to shopping, see all things to do downtown Labor Day weekend. Entertainment Enjoy a free concert at Fremont Street Experience or get your thrills gliding between a sea of pedestrians and the Viva Vision light canopy at Slotzilla Zip Line.

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What to Expect at the Life Is Beautiful Festival 2019

Downtown Las Vegas is a vibrant area full of art and culture that speaks to both a great past and promising future. The Life is Beautiful Festival, which returns to Downtown Las Vegas on Friday, September 20th, and runs through Sunday, September 22nd, is a testament to this unique culture.  The festival will bring some of today’s most celebrated musicians, chefs, artists, comedians and speakers to the downtown art district for a three-day inspirational social platform and celebration of life. The Plaza Hotel and the Life Is Beautiful Festival The Plaza Hotel and Casino has been an integral part of Downtown Las

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Comedy Works

The Comedy Works at The Plaza features live stand-up comedy every Thursday, Friday & Saturday night. Each week features a different line-up of world-class performers who have been seen everywhere from Netflix to The Tonight Show to Comedy Central.

Demolition Derby

Plaza Hotel & Casino is proud to host the SIN CITY SHOWDOWN 4-man team demolition derby from November 14-16.

Doug Stanhope NYE

Back by popular demand…Following 3 sold out shows over Memorial Day Weekend, Doug Stanhope will appear at the Plaza for a special New Year’s Eve 2020 performance.