Your Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend Getaway 2012

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Are you looking forward to a Memorial Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas? If so, you’re one of many. This three day holiday is arguably the most popular in the Las Vegas Calendar of Events, even more so than New Year’s Eve – and that’s big in Sin City!

When is Memorial Day Weekend?

Actual Memorial Day takes place on the last Monday of May every year, meaning it falls on 28th May in 2012, making a three day weekend. This holiday is held to remember Americans who have died at war. It also marks the start of the summer ... Here comes the sun ...

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What will the weather be like for Memorial Day Weekend?

In Las Vegas the sunshine has arrived! Sin City has its welcome banner out for the sun... In May the weather in Las Vegas Nevada that you can expect is highs of approximately 89°F and lows of around 66°F. With Memorial Day Weekend falling at the end of the month it tends to be pretty nice.

What’s on at the Clubs over Memorial Day Weekend?

Are checking out some big names at the clubs top of your list of things to do for your Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend Getaway? If so, here’s what you have to look forward to:

Memorial Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas

On Friday 25th May check out: Roger Sanchez at the Palms Pool; Benny Benassi & Fedde Le Grand at Marquee Club; Mark Stylz at Rain; Sebastian Ingrosso at the Encore Beachclub; Steve Aoki and Lil Jon at Surrender; Tiesto at XS; Trey Songz at Tao; Afrojack at Tryst; and Cassie at Lavo.

On Saturday 26th look up: Busta Rhymes at the Palms; Ludacris at Rain; Above and Beyond at Marquee; Steve Angello at Encore Beachclub; Tiesto at Surrender; Benny Benassi at Tao; Skrillex at Tryst; Kaskade at the Chelsea; Sean Kingston at Lavo.

On Sunday 27th check out: Quest Love & Jazzy Jeff at Playboy Club and Moon; Kaskade at Marquee Dayclub; Armin van Buuren at Marquee Nightclub; Calvin Harris at Surrender; Deadmau5 at XS; Paul Van Dyke at Tao Beach; Erick Morillo at Tao Beach; Lil Jon and Manufactured Superstars at Tryst.

On Monday 28th look up: ATB, Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano at Marquee Nightclub; Nicky Romero-Vice at Marquee; Deadmau5 at Encore Beachclub; David Guetta and Avicii at XS; Armin van Buuren at Tao Beach.

Where can you eat during your Memorial Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas?

There are some fabulous restaurants in Las Vegas. Whether you want to eat at some of the finest establishments or just refuel before a night out there are some great ways to cut the cost of your food bill while you’re in Las Vegas for Memorial Day Weekend.

While the Strip is heaving with some of the best restaurants there are also reasonable restaurants and many places such as food courts, coffee shops and great restaurants where you can eat for under $15.

Another way to save money this Memorial Day Weekend is to buy heavily discounted gift certificates that you can use in many of the restaurants in Las Vegas to make huge savings on your food bills during your trip.

Memorial Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas

For example, get a $25 gift certificate for $10 from which you can use to enjoy food from the South at BB King’s Restaurant and Blues Club in the Mirage; Mexican cuisine at Pink Taco at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino; world class Italian cuisine at Valentino Las Vegas at the Venetian Hotel and Casino and many more great eateries.

Periodically offer even greater discounts so it’s worth checking out their site.You can choose to have the gift certificates sent via email or post and shipping is free. See the complete list of restaurants which accept gift cards and the menus at these restaurants.

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Things to do during your Memorial Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas

Memorial Day Weekend Getaway to Las Vegas

Dancing with the Stars

Did you know that hit TV show Dancing with the Stars is currently recording its shows at the Tropicana Hotel Casino Vegas? Take a break from the clubs during your Memorial Day Weekend Getaway and catch a performance. Shows are taping at 8pm every day of the week except on Tuesdays. The season is expected to feature previous contestants such as Tia Carrere, Joey Fatone, Kyle Massey, Lacey Schwimmer and more so you never know who you’ll see.

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

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

Las Vegas Open Top Sightseeing Panoramic Night Tour

If you’re new to Las Vegas you might like to take an Open Top Sightseeing night tour of the City (which will set you back less than $20.) It’s a good way to take in the major sights of Vegas with plenty of photo opportunities. You can get on and off the open-top double decker bus as you choose to do some further exploration of the Strip while learning about the City from experienced guides.

Some of the highlights you’ll see include: Siren’s of TI; the Mirage Volcano; Eiffel Tower at the Paris hotel; City Center; New York New York; The Luxor; and Wedding Chapel Row.

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Shows to watch on your Memorial Day Weekend getaway

Consider taking in a show when you're planning what to do for your Memorial Day Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas. There are approximately 100 shows so you're bound to find something to watch whether you’re after family entertainment or an adult-themed show.

Here's a selection of some of the deals you can find on tickets to some of the current hottest shows:

  • Jersey Boys Exclusive Offer: Save over $65 on a Free Upgrade to Front Orchestra Seats!

  • Blue Man Group - Receive a Free Upgrade through June 24, 2012

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

  • Absinthe - Save more than $25!

  • Penn & Teller Special Offer: Save Over 40% on Balcony Seating!

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    Rock band Santana has been entertaining audiences since the 1960s and has racked up quite a few hits across the decades. If you’re a fan of the band check out a Santana concert over Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas. They are performing at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay.

    Get tickets: Compare prices and availability at House of Blues and through Ticket Liquidator*

    *Ticket Liquidator is a resale market place. Expect the prices to vary as they’re from different sellers. We like to check Ticket Liquidator as you can sometimes pick up a bargain or get hold of hard to get tickets from this website.

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    Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend Sale

    Memorial Day Weekend Getaway - Top sales

    What would your Memorial Day Weekend getaway be without enjoying some killer sales? Just make sure you leave room in your suitcase for your new buys.

    Pay a visit to the Las Vegas Premium Outlets North and South between Friday 25th May and Monday 28th May to take advantage of extra discounts on already low prices.

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