If you’re going to go to all the trouble of dressing like James Bond on New Year’s Eve, it may as well be at a place where James Bond would go. And 007 wouldn’t be caught dead crammed into a sweaty dance club. Mandarin Bar, however, is the perfect spot for a tux-wielding gentleman to drink martinis and woo ladies while at the same time taking advantage of the absolute best view in the city. At 23 stories up and center-Strip, it’s also the best spot to see fireworks short of riding a rocket into the sky, Wile E. Coyote-style.
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.