Activities for Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas 2012

Spending the holidays in Las Vegas

Are you planning to be in Las Vegas over 5th May and looking for activities for Cinco de Mayo? This holiday sees American’s celebrating the Mexican culture. As you’d expect there tends to be lots going on particularly in the Mexican joints.

What's on the Cinco de Mayo menu?

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Celebrate at the Luxor’s Tacos & Tequila and enjoy $5 food and Cinco de Mayo drinks specials all day. Fittingly, the star of Fantasy, Lorena Peril, who happens to be part Mexican, will be at Tacos & Tequila from 7pm.

Cinco de Mayo’s kicking off early at El Segundo’s at the Fashion Show Mall. Enjoy ‘Loco Hour’ all day on Friday 4th May with special offers on drinks and Cinco de Mayo food such as Slow Braised Boneless Short Rib Beef Quesadillas which will only set you back $5.

Other Mexican establishments to check out for activities for Cinco de Mayo and plenty of good cheer during this holiday include: Hussong's Cantina at Mandalay Place; fine Mexican restaurant, Agave’s on Charleston Blvd; Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Northern entrance to the Miracle Mile Shops.

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Weather in Las Vegas Nevada

The weather in Las Vegas Nevada should be warming up nicely for Cinco de Mayo. With lows of 66°F and highs of 89°F.

Cinco de Mayo Events

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Miguel Cotto

This major sporting event, which will see Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Miguel Cotto, is taking place on 5th May at the MGM Grand Hotel Vegas in the Garden Arena. This fight is expected to be hugely popular. So if you're planning to watch it don't wait too long to book.

Get tickets: to Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Miguel Cotto

Dancing with the Stars: Live in Las Vegas

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Dancing with the Stars is currently recording its shows at the Tropicana Hotel Casino Vegas. That’s right! This hit show has taken over the Tiffany Theater at the newly refurbished Tropicana. The season is expected to feature previous contestants such as Tia Carrere, Joey Fatone, Kyle Massey, Lacey Schwimmer and more. If you’re a fan of the show make sure you catch a performance while you’re in town.

If you want to get even closer to the action and the Dancing with the Stars celebrities stay at the Tropicana itself.

Get tickets: to Dancing With The Stars - Live In Las Vegas

Las Vegas Show Tickets

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When choosing activities for Cinco de Mayo think about catching a show. With around 100 shows to choose from there’s something to suit everyone whether you’re looking for entertainment for the whole family or a show aimed at adults.

Learn more: Current Shows
Learn more: Get tickets to the best shows (for the best prices)

Popular Las Vegas things to do

If you’re on a budget there are still plenty of free things to do while you’re in Las Vegas for Cinco de Mayo. You can also pick up some great deals on attractions in Las Vegas at the moment. Here’s a selection of some of the current best deals around, many of which are great for the whole family:

  • Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, Best Rate $20.

  • Save Over 20% on Main Floor Seating for Donny & Marie Osmond!

  • See Bodies: The Exhibition AND Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition For One Low Price!

  • Vegas! The Show. Save Over $35 on VIP Seating with Dinner!

  • See Celine Dion in Las Vegas!

  • Mystere by Cirque du Soleil - Save up to $35 until May 30, 2012

    Las Vegas Power Pass attractions passThe cost of visiting all the great attractions Las Vegas has to offer can really add to the cost of your trip. To help keep costs down we usually get a Las Vegas Power Pass

    With it you’ll have access to over 20 attractions, tours, rides etc. The Power Pass is worth more than $500 in admissions and discounts.

    Highlights of The Las Vegas City Tour

    Activities for Cinco de Mayo - Famous Las Vegas Sign

    Take in the best Las Vegas landmarks with Pink Jeep Tours’ Highlights of the Las Vegas City Tour. This is one of the best activities for Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas that you can choose. You’ll get a great overview of the City as you’re taken in comfort to see historic and popular landmarks such as the famous Las Vegas Sign; the Gold and Silver Pawn Stars shop (as seen on TV); and the Fremont Street Experience.

    Pink Jeep Tours are great. We’ve taken several trips with them and are always impressed with how comfortable the vehicles are. Plus the tour guides are so friendly and knowledgeable.

    Get tickets: for the Historic Las Vegas City Tour

    Helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon

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    When you're looking for activities for Cinco de Mayo perhaps you'd like to do something extra special. If so, take one of the helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon. There’s nothing that compares with flying over the Grand Canyon and then landing right in its heart. We’re big fans of Maverick Helicopters who have been awarded two of the Travel Channel’s 10 Best Helicopter Thrills.

    Get tickets: Exciting sightseeing tours of the Grand Canyon. Reserve your Seat.

    Shopping in Vegas

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    When you’re looking for activities for Cinco de Mayo add shopping to your list. There are always great deals to be found at the shopping outlets. For Cinco de Mayo head to Las Vegas Premium Outlets North and check out:

  • Converse where you can get two adult graphic t-shirts for $25; three for $30; and two kids t-shirts for $20.*
  • Crabtree & Evelyn have 25% to 60% of select gifts*
  • Swarovski has some discounts on selected rings which have an extra 30% off, among some other great offers.*

    *Offers subject to change.

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    Las Vegas Transportation

    Activities for Cinco de Mayo

    As you can see there are plenty of activities for Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas. So, which method of Las Vegas transportation should you choose to get around? There are many ways to get around the Las Vegas Strip which is approximately 4 miles long: on foot; the monorail, the Deuce bus; taxis or car. Learn more.

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