Get Your Green on with Live Entertainment, Activities and Drinks
Lady Luck will welcome the ‘luck of the Irish’ (and others) to The
Strip this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend when multiple MGM Resorts
properties host an array of live entertainment, activities and food
and drink specials that will kindle everyone’s clovers. Celebrate the
variety of festivities at the following resorts:
Guests may not spot a lucky leprechaun this St. Patty’s Day, but they
will be able to enjoy Irish cuisine at the MGM Grand Buffet. With
mouth-watering Corned Beef served alongside braised cabbage, red
potatoes and baby carrots, patrons will enjoy an authentic Irish
celebration in this casual yet elegant buffet. For more information,
visit mgmgrand.com or call (877) 880-0880.
Concert-goers can revel in green “Madness” with Muse this St.
Patrick’s Day. The GRAMMY Award-nominated band will take the stage at
the Mandalay Bay Events Center for a night of kilt-rockin’ music.
Tickets start at $39.50 and can be purchased at any Mandalay Bay box
office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s
Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). To charge by phone with a
major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also
are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com
Rí Rá Las Vegas
Rí Rá Las Vegas, located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, will
celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend in full Irish spirit. Live music,
Irish dancers, authentic Irish menu items and a parade through
Mandalay Bay create a fitting celebration for the Irish pub.
The fun kicks off Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m. with live Irish music
that will continue throughout the weekend’s festivities. Guests will
hear several Irish bands including Searson, Derek Warfield and the
Young Wolfe Tones, Emish, Celtic Connection and Gallowglass, among
others. The celebration continues Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. with a
parade through the casino complete with Irish dancers, bagpipers and
Rí Rá staff. A $10 cover charge on Sunday will apply to all guests.
Diners can enjoy traditional Irish fare including Corned Beef and
Cabbage, a Publicans Reuben, Shepherd’s Pie, Beef and Guinness Stew
Noon to 1:15 p.m. Gallowglass
1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones
3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Searson
6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones
8:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Celtic Connection
10 p.m. to Midnight Emish
12:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Gallowglass
House of Blues
The legendary music club House of Blues will go Celtic with live
performances on St. Patrick’s Day.
Noon to 1:30 p.m. The Chancey Brothers
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Celtic Connection
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones
6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Emish
8:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. Searson
Mizuya Lounge will provide even more musical entertainment for guests
wishing to shake their shillelaghs into the wee hours.
Noon to 1:15 p.m. Celtic Connection
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Chancey Brothers
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wild Celts
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Gallowglass
9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones
11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Searson
1 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Emish
For more information about St. Patrick’s Day events at Mandalay Bay,
visit mandalaybay.com or call
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Carnegie Deli at The Mirage will serve
thick cuts of Corned Beef and Cabbage with boiled potatoes, and a
Bailey’s Irish Crème Cheesecake for dessert.
Japonais will make guests’ taste buds do a jig with innovative
cocktails including the Shiso Cherry made with Jameson’s Irish
Whiskey, cherry juice, simple syrup, soda water and appropriately
garnished with emerald green candied shishos.
For more information, visit mirage.com or call (702) 791-7111.
A little bit of luck along with a lot of traditional Irish Stew can be
found at The Café at Monte Carlo. This Irish classic soup includes
lamb, baby carrots, potatoes, parsnips, leaks and onion served with
the delicious flavors of Irish Soda Bread.
The Pub at Monte Carlo is calling all Irish and Irish-loving folk to
toast in celebration with several beverage specials including Irish
beers, Jameson shots and Irish Car Bombs. Traditional a la carte bites
will include Irish Nachos, Ruben Sliders, Guinness Stew and Corned
Beef and Cabbage.
From the traditional feast to festive sweets, The Buffet at Monte
Carlo will showcase a wide variety of St. Patrick’s Day delights. Some
specialty items will include Colcannon Soup, Irish Pub Lamb Stew,
Shepherd’s Pie, Crème de Menthe Cupcakes, Shamrock Cookies and
Chocolate Fudge Mint Brownies.
For more information, visit montecarlo.com or call (702) 730-7777.
New York-New York Hotel & Casino will celebrate Celtic Feis, a
traditional Gaelic arts and cultural festival, inside Nine Fine
Irishmen and on the Brooklyn Bridge Friday, March 15 through Sunday,
The St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Feis Parade, featuring bagpipers from
Desert Sky Pipe Band and firefighters from around the country, will
commence Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. inside the casino. The festival
will continue inside Nine Fine Irishmen with live entertainment and a
special menu of authentic Irish fare including Fried Sausages,
Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef Sandwich, Fish and Chips and Drunken Onion
Rings. Throughout the holiday weekend, guests may enjoy entertainment
by Patrick Seiben, Sin É Rí – Ra, Limey Barstewarts, Joshua Tree and
Michael Bowman. Tickets to the St. Patrick’s Day festival are $25
daily and include admission to the day’s events and one complimentary
All guests 21 years of age or older wearing a kilt on St. Patty’s Day
will receive complimentary admission to Celtic Feis and The Bar at
To spread additional cheer throughout the city New-New York Hotel &
Casino will light the Chrysler Building green March 15 – 17.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit newyorknewyork.com
or call (800) 689-1797.
Rice & Company will offer a creative alternative to the traditional
St. Patty’s Day feast. The Lucky sushi roll is filled with crab mix,
shrimp, avocado, asparagus, carrot and romaine lettuce wrapped
together in cucumber and accented with a spicy plum sauce.
For more information, visit luxor.com or call (702) 262-4000.
Get a mouthful of green at Dick’s Last Resort with St. Patrick’s Day
specials including Jameson, green Jello shots, Miller Lite and three
Absolut Vodka drinks – The Patty Dropper, Nutty Irishman and Green
Big Chill will celebrate St. Patty’s Day with half-yard, 32-ounce and
100-ounce beer specials. The beer will be poured green if one’s wee
For more information, visit excalibur.com or call (702) 262-4000.
Circus Circus knows how to satisfy Irish cravings with celebratory
food and beverage specials. The green drafts will flow throughout the
day at Rock ‘n Rita’s with a two-for-one green Bud Light special and
an authentic Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner offered on St. Patrick’s
Day from 2 p.m. to
For more information, visit circuscircus.com or call (702) 734-0410.