Las Vegas is one of the world’s top New Year’s Eve party spots, and what better way to celebrate than with incredible food, overflowing beverages and the best firework viewing locations in the city? Ring in the New Year with the following Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts offerings (Photo credit: Dave Proctor).
Party in Style
Located in the Spanish Steps area of Caesars Palace, the Roman Plaza courtyard will be transformed into a New Year’s Eve winter wonderland from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with prime firework views, all-you-care-to-drink premium beverage selections, space heaters, a dessert bar, VIP seating areas and more. Tickets start at $149 per person, packages of four tickets are $499 and VIP “living room” packages include private seating for eight, personal space heaters, a bottle of Belvedere and a bottle of Dom Perignon, as well as the other special offerings for $2,000 total. For more information and to purchase admission, visit www.loungereserve.com/ABSINTHE.
Caesars Palace’s newest destination bar, Alto Bar, is going global with its New Year’s Eve celebration. The bar will be ringing in 2017 in each time zone around the world with a champagne toast each hour. The celebration will begin Saturday, Dec. 31 at 2 a.m. and will run to Sunday, Jan. 1 at 4 a.m. In addition to the hourly champagne toast, there will be live entertainment, drink specials and party favors.
Guests can toast to the New Year not only with champagne but unique champagne cocktails at FIZZ at Caesars Palace. Entry is free with open bar and VIP table packages available for purchase. Packages can be purchased at nightout.com.
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For the first time ever, The Vortex at The LINQ Hotel & Casino invites guests to take in the prime Strip view while flashing back to the ‘80s at CLUTCH. Not only will the party feature one of the best fireworks views in the city, but guests can dance to the hits from the tubular decade atop The LINQ, under the neon lights. Late night bites and an open bar will be available as well as a DJ, party favors and GoGo dancers. The party kicks off at 10:30 p.m. and goes till 1 a.m. Tickets start at $200. To purchase tickets to the raddest party on the Strip, visit: ticketmaster.com or in person at any Las Vegas Caesars Entertainment Box Office.
Dance, drink and celebrate 51 stories above the crowds at VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The indoor/outdoor nightclub provides a panoramic view of fireworks across the city. A DJ will be guiding the party into 2017 while guests sip on specialty cocktails, including the famous Witch Doctor. Tickets are priced at $125 in advance and $150 at the door. In addition to admission to the club, tickets include one ride on the VooDoo ZipLine, open bar from 8- 10 p.m. and a midnight champagne toast. VIP packages with tables and bottle service are also available. To purchase tickets, visit: ticketmaster.com.
Renowned chef Giada De Laurentiis’ first and only restaurant, GIADA at The Cromwell, will celebrate New Year’s Eve in style while overlooking the packed corner of Flamingo and Las Vegas Blvd. Not only will guests experience De Laurentiis’ California-Italian fare, but will groove to live entertainment from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. and toast with bottles of champagne and more. With designated seatings throughout the evening beginning at 5 p.m., guests can enjoy a special occasion multi-course prix fixe menu for $250 or select from the menu a la carte.
Notable hotspot, MR CHOW at Caesars Palace, will ring in 2017 in the chic space with a multi-course menu, perfect for groups of any size. The menu features signature dishes like chicken satay, glazed prawns, Ma Mignon, velvet chicken and a chef’s selection of desserts. The first seating begins at 6 p.m. at $95 per person and second seating begins at 9:30 p.m. at $150 per person.
Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace boasts floor-to-ceiling windows with prime views of the Strip. The award-winning restaurant will have early New Year’s Eve seatings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a vegetarian and non-vegetarian celebration five-course prix fixe menu featuring signature and seasonal dishes for $400 per person. For the 9 to 10 p.m. seatings, the restaurant will offer a ten-course prix fixe with an incredible view of the fireworks for $600 per person. To make reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Harrah’s Las Vegas will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with incredible views, decadent dishes, an ice carving champagne display and a jazz band. For $130 per person, guests will indulge on lobster bisque, Ruth’s Steakhouse salad, a traditional surf and turf, a variety of sides, New Year’s celebration cheesecake and a glass of wine and a glass of champagne.
With a panoramic view of the entire Strip skyline, guests at VooDoo Steak at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino have the premier spot to watch fireworks go off across the entire city. A special prix fixe four-course menu will feature sea scallops, an heirloom beet and tomato salad, surf and turf with Wagyu striploin and Maine lobster, and for dessert, a crème bavarois with coffee white chocolate, sunburst orange cremeux, Grand Marnier financier and buttery sable crust.
Wine and Dine
Bally’s Las Vegas- BLT Steak will be featuring end of the year blackboard specials from Dec. 19 to Dec. 31, including Foie Gras and Quail, pan-roasted Loch Duart salmon and cranberry spiced bread pudding.
Paris Las Vegas- Gordon Ramsay Steak is pulling out the stops with a five-course prix fixe menu for $199 per person featuring Scotch egg with Golden Osetra Caviar, tuna tartare, lobster bisque, short rib ravioli, filet Rossini, American Kobe rib cap surf and turf, Artic Char Meuniere, chocolate hazelnut bar and sticky toffee pudding. Le Café Ile St. Louis will feature a $50 four-course prix fixe menu and Burger Brasserie will feature festive dishes.
Caesars Palace- Nobu Restaurant & Lounge is known for not only incredible cuisine but for an ambiance unlike any other. For New Year’s Eve, guests can experience a $500 ten-course Omakase dinner for two, including a variety of sushi, seafood, tempura, sea bass, braised Wagyu short ribs, Foie Gras miso soup and more. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill will feature a three-course prix fixe menu for $85 per person with crab and smoked corn chowder, beef wellington and warm chocolate cake with English toffee ice cream. Old Homestead will be serving the Old Homestead Experience multi-course prix fixe with big eye tuna and truffles, a surf and turf with American Wagyu and Maine lobster tail, and for dessert, a duo of chocolate caramel molleux, all for $200. Rao’s will be ringing in the New Year with the best traditional Italian cuisine, available in a four-course prix fixe or a la carte. Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill will be serving its a la carte menu as well as a multi-course prix fixe menu with grilled Berkshire pork belly Tiwa tacos and the choice of pan-seared sea scallops, fire roasted surf and turf, wild boar chops or lobster out of the shell.
Harrah’s Las Vegas- Oyster Bar & Grill will feature a three-course prix fixe menu at $55 per person, including one glass of champagne.
Flamingo Las Vegas- Center Cut Steakhouse will feature a $75 prix fixe with dish options including: the 70th anniversary shrimp cocktail, Wagyu beef tartar, 28-day wet-aged 10 oz. filet mignon, 45-day dry-aged 18 oz. cowboy bone in ribeye and vanilla bean cheesecake. A $30 and $55 wine pairing are available.
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino- Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho will be featuring Mexican-spiced blackened salmon and seafood taquitos on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Buffets will be abuzz on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, each featuring an array of seasonal and festive dishes. Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace is serving special brunch and dinner menus with Snow and King crab legs, miso glazed salmon, hand-pulled mini turkey pot pie, winter ale steamed green-lipped mussels, peach wood smoked beef brisket, bunuelps, chicken picatta, honey cremeux and much more. Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas will be serving chilled crab legs, a variety of fresh pastas, pork and bean Cassoulet, roasted duck, prime rib, leg of lamb, wild mushroom stuffing, made-to-order seasonal crepes and more. Spice Market Buffet at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will feature gulf shrimp, seafood pomodoro, pork setamship with honey apricot, lamb skewers and a more. Flavors Buffet at Harrah’s Las Vegas will be serving festive dishes on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Carnival World & Seafood Buffet at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino will have a variety of specialty seafood and seasonal dishes.
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