The Hofbräuhaus will celebrate with all the pomp and circumstance befitting this faithful reproduction of the world’s most famous beer hall. Keg-tappings, every Friday and most Saturdays, are led by local celebrities, so bring a camera. 4510 Paradise Road. Keg-tapping starts at 7 p.m. No cover. Rockhouse Bar & Nightclub will rock Octobeerfest with Das Boot, a 48-ounce, boot-shaped souvenir mug for $27 with $16 refills. Or, spring for the über-size 64-ounce “Super Beer,” $27 with $20 refills. In front of Imperial Palace. Open 10 a.m. to 5 a.m. daily. Rocktoberfest at O’Sheas Casino, 3 p.m. to midnight Oct. 9, will feature barmaids in lederhosen, German cuisine, beer-fueled party games, a broadcast by KOMP 92.3-FM and a performance by Sick Puppies at 9 p.m. 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South. No cover, 21 and up. X-treme Radio X-107.5 will partner with Sunset Station to host X-toberfest, a poolside party featuring live entertainment, from 3-8 p.m. Oct. 16. $20 cover includes food and drink vouchers; 21 and up.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.