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Caesars Entertainment Celebrates Latino Culture

Luis Miguel, Las Vegas Mariachi Festival y más: A full month of activities, concerts and other events

By Nicole Elias
Published on LatinoLA: September 11, 2012


Caesars Entertainment Celebrates Latino Culture


Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts join Hispanics across the country in celebration of culture and achievement during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Building loyalty and value with visitors, Caesars Entertainment resorts, including Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Flamingo Las Vegas and more, will provide a full month of activities, concerts and other events that focus on Hispanic culture.

JoeRipoll, vice president of Latin marketing for Caesars Entertainment's Las Vegas region looks forward to this annual celebration. "Each year, Caesars Entertainment brings together some of the best names paired with world-class venues in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month," said Ripoll. "With a collection of the world's most authentic Mariachi bands and Latin music superstar Luis Miguel performing at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, this year's celebration is bound to be full of excitement. We look forward to celebrating with all who come out to join us."

Luis Miguel

Latin music superstar Luis Miguel will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a record sixth consecutive year during Las Vegas Hispanic Heritage Month. The performances will take place Thursday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. Thethree-night engagement is presented jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Palace. Tickets can be purchased on site at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace box office, online at www.thecolosseum.com, www.ticketmaster.com keyword "Luis Miguel" or by calling 800-745-3000.

Tequila Tasting at Caesars Palace

Brown-Forman has partnered with Caesars Palace Las Vegas for an exclusive offering during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Hand-selected from Amatitan, Jalisco, north of Guadalajara, this Herradura Double Reposado tequila will be available exclusively to Caesars Palace guests. The iconic resort will craft specialty cocktails with this unique tequila, providing guests with a distinguished taste of Mexico.

Starting on Friday, Sept.14 through Sunday Sept. 16, the following cocktails will be available at all front bars and lounges.

Herradura Signature Margarita: 1 1/2 ounces Herradura Double Reposado, 1/2 ounce Cointreau, and equal parts Agave Nectar and fresh lime juice.

Herradura Mojito: 2 ounces Herradura Double Reposado with equal parts Agave Nectar, fresh lime juice, mint leaves, and soda.

Skinny Herradura Shot: Herradura Double Reposado, cucumber juice, and lime juice.

Guests will also find Herradura promotional models at the Garden of the Gods Pool from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and at the lounges from 10 p.m. to midnight. To add to the celebration, on Saturday, Sept. 15, Caesars Palace will include a Herradura branded "Ice Bar" and Flamenco dancers.

Las Vegas International Mariachi Festival

The Las Vegas International Mariachi Festival is the longest-running Hispanic entertainment event in Las Vegas returning once again on Sept. 15 to PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This grand three and a half hour musical event will feature entertainers from Mexico and the United States performing one of the world's most unique and recognized forms of music, Mariachi. Tickets are available at http://www.lasvegasmariachifestival.com, by calling Elias Entertainment at 800-637-1006, at the Box Office and through http://www.ticketmaster.com [url].

Live Mariachi

Enjoy Mariachi entertainment live at the following Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts:

Caesars Palace
Thursday, Sept. 13: noon – 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14: 2 – 10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15: 2 – 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16: 10 a.m.-10p.m.

Harrah's Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Imperial Palace LasVegas and Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon
Thursday, Sept. 13: 5:30 – 9 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 14: 5:30 – 9 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15: 5:30 – 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16: 5:30 – 9 p.m

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Thursday, Sept. 13: 6 – 8 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 14: 6 – 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15: 7 – 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16: 7 – 9 p.m.

Bally's Las Vegas
Thursday, Sept. 13: 7 – 8 p.m. ; Friday, Sept. 14: 7 – 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15: 7 – 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16: 7 – 8 p.m.

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Thursday, Sept.13: 8 – 9 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 14: 8 – 9 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15: 8 – 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16: 8 – 9 p.m.

Paris Las Vegas
Thursday, Sept.13: 9 – 10 p.m.; Friday, Sept.14: 9 – 10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 15: 9 – 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16: 9 – 10 p.m.

Celebrating The Cry of Independence (El Grito de Independencia)

Carlos'n Charlie's at Flamingo Las Vegas celebrates El Grito all weekend long offering Mexican fare and drink specials Sept. 14 through Sept. 16. El Grito has become an annual celebration marking the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. Guests can enjoy tequila servings, enchiladas by the pound and Mexican appetizers from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dancing, music and entertainment will be available.

Los Temerarios

During this year's Hispanic Heritage Month, Las Vegas will pay tribute to internationally known Latin band Los Temerarios by giving them a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars on Thursday, Sept. 13. The ceremony will take place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Mezzanine level in the old "London Club" just outside Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Saloon starting at 6 p.m. Los Temerarios will celebrate 35 years in music, recording more than 20 albums and having been honored with multiple awards and nominations, earning five Billboard awards in the Latin categories.

National Hispanic Heritage Week celebrates the anniversary of Independence Day for Latin American countries. It began in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan to cover a 30-day period starting on Sept. 15 and ending on Oct. 15.

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