Looking for a way to celebrate the unofficial end of summer? There are several free, cheap and discounted options around the valley.
Best Vegas Attractions
Best Vegas Attractions is offering exclusive offers for this Labor Day Weekend. Labor Day offers include: book a highlight air tour with Scenic Airlines and receive 50 percent off a child’s fare; $5 off with a minimum $25 purchase at Hard Rock CafÈ; guests receive 25 percent off the purchase of a Deluxe SkyDive and video/picture purchase at SkyDive Las Vegas; guests who show their Monorail ticket receive $6 off adult admission and $2 off for children and seniors at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas; $20 off dinner Rodizio for two at Churrascaria Pampas Brazilian Grille at Planet Hollywood.
Offers will be valid through Monday, Sept. 7. For more information or to download the offers, go to www.bestvegasattractions.com.
Lake Las Las Vegas will celebrate Labor Day with Chef Paul’s Smokin’ Barbecue at Casino MonteLago’s Tenuta Patio from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 and from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 7. Barbecue is $16 per person and $8 for children younger than 12. Cash only. Call 939-8888 for more information.
Sonrisa Grill Margarita Festival
Do you consider yourself a master at margaritas? If so, now is your chance to use your recipe to net some cash, $1,000 to be exact.
Sonrisa Grill in MonteLago Village at Lake Las Vegas, 30 Via Brianza, No. 100, will celebrate its first Margarita Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6. Guests will have the chance to taste up to 20 different margaritas for $20. Guests also will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorite margarita. The first-place recipe will take home $1,000.
Live music will be provided by A Boy Named Sioux, and there also will be a taqueria bar and Jose Cuervo girls on hand.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
To enter your margarita recipe, contact Chanthy Walsh at 533-2100 or e-mail ChanthyWalsh@yahoo.com.
Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience will conclude the ìSummer of ’69: Vegas or Bustî events with an End of Summer, What a Bummer Bash Labor Day weekend. The bash will celebrate Fremont Street Experience’s summer long entertainment and event series highlighting the historic year in U.S. history. The concerts and light shows begin at 8 p.m. Sept. 4 and end on Sept. 7. For a complete events schedule, visit www.vegasexperience.com.
M Resort Bash
M Resort will celebrate Labor Day at Villaggio Del Sole Entertainment Piazza from 3 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6, with fireworks at 8 p.m.. Admission is free. Food items start at $2. Tickets will be sold at the event for food and drink items. The event will feature live musical performances by Loveshack from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and Nitro from 5:30 to 8 p.m.; a fresh lemonade stand and watermelon-eating contests for kids; feast of food favorites including south of the border fare, American classics, barbecue, burgers and hot dogs, cotton candy, gelatos, shaved ice and M’s homemade pastries; free activities for the kids including face painting, airbrushed tattoos and balloon art; and 32 Draft Bar and Hostile Grape outdoor booths will offer beer and wine specials. The Villaggio Del Sole pool bars will also be open for specialty drinks and cocktails.