It’s October, and Las Vegas has finally achieved sweater weather, which means ankle boots, chestnut lipstick, and lots of pumpkin spice lattes. Let’s be honest, though. Nowadays, when it comes to a cool autumn atmosphere, we want pumpkin everything, right? Why limit such yummy goodness to coffee alone? From fashion to desserts, style philes want a daily dose of the orange gourd. Not only is the aroma fantastic, the color inspiring, but pumpkin anything makes for great Instagram photos. So whether you’re visiting Las Vegas or call this place your home, here are a variety of ways to get your pumpkin fix.
Pumpkin for Your Body
Pumpkin Marshmallow Soufflé Facial - Available through the end of the year at Spa Aquae at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, this unique treatment uses steamed milk and whipped shea sugar to induce a soothing glow, which is then followed up with a spicy organic pumpkin puree to increase circulation, relieve congested pores, and result in a refined complexion.
Sparkly Pumpkin Bubble Bar - No one can resist walking past Lush without feeling compelled to enter the doors. Known for its handmade cosmetics and skincare products, Lush is currently featuring a special bubble bar infused with citrus and juniper berry. Crumble the bar beneath running warm water and prepare for an indulgent, sparkling, and fragrant soak. Purchase it at Lush at The Forum Shops at Caesars.
Pumpkin for Your Palate
Beer - First, there Dogfish Head Punkin Ale available at PUB 365 at Tuscany Suites & Casino. A full-bodied ale brewed with pumpkin meat, brown sugar and a variety of fall spices, Punkin Ale is sure to keep your chilly nights warm. Over at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Elysian Night Owl is the pumpkin ale of choice. Brewed with pumpkin puree and juice, and spiced with ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice, beer drinkers can find Elysian Night Owl at the SideBet Draft Bar, located within the Hard Rock’s race and sports book.
Donuts - Surely, Linus is right and the Great Pumpkin does exist because who else would bestow upon the world Pumpkin Cheesecake Donuts? Find these special treats at District. Donuts. Sliders. Brew, a New Orleans-style donut and coffee shop that’s part of the newly opened Block 16 urban food hall inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Act fast! Pumpkin Cheesecake Donuts are available only on these select dates: October 18, 29, and November 13.
Dinner - Did you know that National Pumpkin Day is October 26? Rí Rá Irish Pub does, celebrating the event by featuring a pumpkin-inspired menu beginning October 23 through the 29th. The limited-time offerings include Duck and Pumpkin Polenta, Roast Pumpkin Flatbread, and Pumpkin Toffee Cake. Visit Rí Rá Irish Pub inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.
Pumpkin for Your Soul
There is more to autumn decor than simply carving triangular eyes and crooked teeth into a pumpkin. Join the popular DIY craft studio, Corks ‘n Crafts, in Downtown Summerlin as they present a succulent pumpkin workshop where instructors teach crafters how to create a non-traditional but chic centerpiece with real succulents and pumpkins. Book a class online at CorksNCrafts.com.