With weather finally starting to cool in Las Vegas, the holidays are right around the corner, and in a city that never sleeps there are many ways to celebrate. From hiking at Red Rock to annual parades or festivals, it seems like every weekend offers a too many opportunities to count. Of course, when it comes to food, there are also more than a few seasonal attractions, and here are five to get excited about.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
When: All Month
What: In a show of support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sammy Hagar’s Mexican Restaurant inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will be donating a portion of the proceeds from each Vojito cocktail sold to Susan G. Komen Nevada, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast health education, screening and treatment services. The Vojito is handcrafted with a premium blackberry-infused vodka, fresh blackberries, blueberries, lime and mint, and is priced at $13. Guests who purchase the Vojito will receive a complimentary pink wristband to spread awareness.
Additionally, in celebration of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, Cabo Wabo Cantina will offer the “Once Bitten” cocktail beginning on October 18th. Handcrafted and spooky, this beverage features Bacardi Cuatro, St. Germain, ginger beer and lime juice swirled with blood orange puree. In spirit of the holiday, the cocktail will be served in a skull-shaped souvenir glass, priced at $13.
When: All Month
What: With over six years serving Las Vegas, Pinkbox Doughnuts never stops creating, and during the month of October all three locations will feature a Pink Ribbon Doughnut with Pink Frosting and Pink Sprinkles in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Priced at just $3, 10% of each purchase goes to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, offering guests an opportunity to give back while indulging their taste buds. With more than sixty varieties of doughnuts available daily, guests are also encouraged to place Halloween orders early via Pinkbox’s “Custom Orders” webpage.
When: October 25th
What: Following a successful event earlier this year, Bollywood is coming back to Shiraz Las Vegas. Titled “Nightmare on Bolly Street Halloween Bash,” this evening at 2575 South Decatur Blvd. will feature “banging beats & Halloween mash ups” from DJ Ali, special cocktails and a frightfully delicious buffet for just $15 and no entry fee. Fun for all ages, there will also be a costume contests so guests are encouraged to dress to impress in their Bollywood scariest!
Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer
When: October 30th through November 3rd
What: With temperatures now cool enough to enjoy a newly renovated patio with one of the best views on the Strip, Black Tap at The Venetian wants to help guests get in the Halloween spirit with a spooky but delicious CrazyShake. The vanilla shake has a vanilla frosted rim with candy corn topped with a “spider web” chocolate cupcake, orange and white twisty pop, orange rock candy, whipped cream, orange sprinkles and a chocolate drizzle for $17.
PRESS Patio at The Four Seasons
When: October 31st
What: Overlooking the lush private pool, and featuring guest chef Jack Arnold of Snake River Farms, Big Green Egg and Able Baker Brewing, Halloween at The Four Seasons offers an “East meets West” BBQ, with stations highlighting regional Asian and American specialties. The event is family-friendly, with costumes encouraged. The festivities kick off at 6 p.m., and guests in attendance are in for treats over tricks. From Korean kalbi and ribeye bulgogi beef to kimchi fried rice and pho, there is no doubt guests seeking something aside from candy will be satisfied. Other food options include baby back ribs and coffee-rubbed American gold-grade beef brisket. Always a AAA Five-Diamond culinary experience, the event costs $55 per adult or $25 per child (age 10 and younger), and if an additional incentive is needed, the a dessert station will offer s’mores cooked to order along with homemade gelato.