Specialty cocktail named after U2’s new single that the band debuted at their pop-up concert at the glittering new venue 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2023

MEDIA CONTACT: Amy E. S. Maier, The Warren Group, amy@twgpr.com, 702-904-0296

LAS VEGAS –  For one night only, this Friday, Sept 29, Carousel Bar at the Plaza Hotel & Casino will offer a new specialty cocktail to celebrate U2 and the opening of their “U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere” limited concert series. 

The Atomic City Cocktail, made with Vegas Baby Vodka, cranberry juice, and lime, commemorates U2’s new single “Atomic City” that the band debuted during an unforgettable pop-up concert and music video filmed at Carousel Bar on Saturday, Sept. 16. The cocktail will be available only on Friday, Sept. 29 at Carousel Bar for $5 from open to close (noon to 2 a.m.). 

About Carousel Bar

Carousel Bar offers an outdoor cocktail bar experience unlike any other. Located under the iconic glittering lights of the Plaza Hotel & Casino’s porte-cochère, the one-of-a-kind Carousel Bar serves handmade cocktails, shareable drinks, and a premium selection of beer and wine inside a life-sized, animated Vegas-themed carousel setting just steps away from the excitement of the Fremont Street Experience. Its unique design includes carousel horses that move up and down, a ribbon of lights rotating above the bar, and life-sized Vegas-themed elements such as a 14-foot-tall neon showgirl sign at the entrance. Carousel Bar also offers Nevada’s only outdoor video poker machines, multiple HD television screens, and an outdoor cooling system. Carousel Bar can seat nearly 100 guests in booths, at the bar, and along its outer rail, making it an unparalleled outdoor destination to relax, meet friends, people watch, or host an event. 

About the Plaza Hotel & Casino
Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Plaza Hotel & Casino combines a vintage Rat Pack attitude with modern styling and personal customer service for the ultimate Vegas experience. First opened in 1971 and built on the site of the original Las Vegas railroad depot at 1 Main Street, the Plaza has transformed its historic location into a one-of-a-kind destination for cocktails, gaming, entertainment, and dining. Its glittering porte-cochère is home to the outdoor Carousel Bar that offers handmade cocktails inside a life-sized, animated Vegas-themed carousel setting. The Main Street entrance also is home to Pinkbox Doughnuts and downtown’s first and only smokefree, social media friendly gaming space created in partnership with social media influencer Brian Christopher. The Plaza has nearly 1,000 modern rooms and suites, a classic Vegas showroom, downtown’s only bingo hall, live music at the Sand Dollar Downtown, and 30,000 sq. ft. of refurbished ballroom and meeting space. The Plaza brought the rodeo back to downtown with its CORE Arena, downtown’s only outdoor equestrian and multipurpose facility. Guests enjoy a variety of dining options led by the renowned Oscar’s Steakhouse in the hotel’s iconic glass dome and rooftop patio overlooking the Fremont Street Experience. A lounge-style race & sports book along with hundreds of slot machines and nearly two dozen table games comprise an 80,000-square-foot casino floor. A rooftop pool and recreation deck with private cabanas, hot tub, food truck, and dedicated Pickleball courts, provide a variety of outdoor amenities. For more information on the multiple award-winning Plaza Hotel & Casino, visit  www.plazahotelcasino.com. Get updates via FacebookInstagram and Twitter.