10/15/2014

The Ultimate Food Fight is Coming to Vegas

World Food Championships

The World Food Championships will take over Fremont Street Experience for a week long culinary battle November 12th – November 19th.   Competitors ranging from avid home cooks to professional chefs will put their culinary skills to the test as they face off for the chance to claim the title of World Food Champion in a tournament-style format across nine iconic food categories - BBQ, chili, burger, sandwich, recipe, dessert, bacon, pasta and seafood.   If you enjoy competitive cooking shows, demonstrations and food tasting, then you do not want to miss this high stakes, Vegas style, slam down!

World Food Championship

World Food Championships
Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV
Nov. 12th - Nov. 19th 

After a day of culinary fun, come enjoy a cocktail at our Casino Lounge.  The Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa is less than ten minutes away from the Fremont Experience and offers an intimate atmosphere perfect for unwinding.  Whether you favor a distinctively crafted cocktail or a pint of beer, our Casino Lounge is sure to quench your thirst.  Don’t forget to try one of our new Bikini Bomba Drinks!

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10/07/2014

Who’s Ready to Rock Vegas?

Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half Marathon

Runners of all levels are invited to join the ultimate weekend of running at the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half Marathon this November 14th – 16th. This unique weekend will celebrate the run and not just the finish, featuring live bands along the course, cheer teams, entertaining water stations and a finish line festival featuring some of the best music acts around including Rapper Snoop Dogg. During the weekend festivities there will be a two-day Health and Fitness Expo offering exciting activities for participants and their supporters.

Rock N Roll Las Vegas MarathonIf you’re visiting Vegas to participate in the race and are in need of overnight accommodations, the Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa is an official hotel of the Las Vegas Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon.

VIP Marathon Package
Prepare for your upcoming Las Vegas Rock 'N' Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon with this exclusive package from Westin hotels and resorts.

Enjoy a VIP race experience from start to finish so you can focus on your run and perform your best. Our VIP Marathon Package includes:

  • Pre-race pasta dinner for two Rock n Roll Marathon
  • Grab and go breakfast the morning of the race for two
  • Hosted shake out run the day before the race
  • Access to the RunWESTIN® Concierge through social channels pre and post race & on property
  • Sign/poster making activity for friends and family to create cheer signs
  • Ice bags delivered to room post-race for registered runner (upon request)
  • Expedited waiver at check-in and VIP entry to Expo and bib pick-up
  • Late check out on race day
  • Valid for arrivals on Friday - Saturday, November 14-15, 2014
  • Book online or call 866-716-8137 and ask for promo code WVM.

All of us at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa would like to wish the participants of the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 Marathon good luck!

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09/30/2014

The Bizarre and Always Hilarious Las Vegas Halloween Parade is Back!

Las Vegas Halloween Parade

On Halloween night, October 31st, the Las Vegas Halloween Parade returns to haunt Fremont Street and promises to be the spookiest night in town.  Don your scariest, most innovative or most hilarious costumes and join in the celebrations.   The parade will begin lining up on East Fremont and 13th Street at 5 PM and will begin promptly at 7 PM.  This year’s parade route marches down West on Fremont Street East to a free after-party location with food, dancing and wacky celebrations.  Awards for this year’s costume contest will be given to best group costume, best float/art car, best illuminated costume, best baby costume for children under age 10 and the Dr. Gooey Award for most outrageous costume.

LA Halloween Parade

Las Vegas Halloween Parade
October 31, 2014
East Fremont and 13th Street, Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Halloween Parade is for all ages and prides itself on creating a festive atmosphere focused on creativity and positive expression.  For parade rules, registration form and more information, please visit the Las Vegas Halloween Parade website.
 
All of us at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa wish all the attendees of the Las Vegas Halloween Parade an exciting evening.  The Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa is less than ten minutes from Fremont Street and we hope you have the chance to stop by and dine in our restaurant, Suede or relax at our Casino Lounge.
 
image source - Las Vegas Halloween Parade

09/23/2014

Run for Your Lives! The Las Vegas Zombie Run is Back!

Las Vegas Zombie Run

On Sunday, October 26th, the zombie apocalypse comes to Vegas!  The Las Vegas Zombie Run is a 5k and 1-mile race through Sunset Park to benefit local charity Generation Vegas.  Each runner will wear a flag football-style belt that represents the lives you have.  There will be zombies on the course attempting to steal your flags.  If you make it through the course with any of your flags left, you’ll finish alive, however, if the zombies snatch all of your flags, you’ll finish undead.  Get ready for the race of your life as hoards of Zombies try to steal your life flags and turn you into the undead.  Where will they be? You won't know until you run the race!
 
A portion of the proceeds benefit Generation Vegas.  Generation Vegas is a non-profit organization committed to making Las Vegas a better place for future generations by promoting education, community and leadership. To learn more about how you can participate in the run or about Generation Vegas, visit the Las Vegas Zombie Run website, if you dare!
 

Marathon
The Las Vegas Zombie Run
Sunset Park Trails
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Check-in begins at 7 AM
Zombie Run will begin at 9 AM

After a day of running from Zombies, come unwind at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa.  We offer deluxe accommodations, refreshing outdoor pool, revitalizing Hibiscus Spa and more.  Visit our website to book your next Vegas getaway today.

09/16/2014

Get Your Glow on at our Hibiscus Spa with South Seas Skin Care Products

South Seas Skin Care

Our full-service Hibiscus Spa now offers South Seas® spray tanning services and body care essentials for our guests.  No need to worry about the orange effect.  Our trained skin care professionals will evaluate your skin type and color-preferences to best optimize your most natural, sun-touched look without the harmful effects of UVA/UVB rays.  South Seas® spray tanning and body care essentials are paraben-free and made with natural & organic ingredients.  Their signature spray tanning evenly coats your entire body in minutes leaving you with a natural-looking, golden tan that can last up to 7 days, and as long as 10-12 days when using an extender. 

Hibiscus Spa South Seas® Spray Tanning Services and Body Care Essentials

South Seas® is the official sponsor of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and has been featured in several high profile publications and used by celebrities around the world.  Now you can have that sun-kissed glow instantly.  Our Hibiscus Spa is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM and offers a range of premium spa treatments that will transport you to a state from which you will never want to return.   Get ready to embark on a journey of complete relaxation and rejuvenation.  Visit our website today to book your spa and South Seas® spray tanning services.  

09/09/2014

Spend the day on the Green at one of the Many Magnificent Golf Courses in Vegas

Vegas' Golf Courses

Grab your clubs and head over to one of Vegas’ beautiful golf courses just minutes from the Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa.   Las Vegas golf courses are among the finest desert championship courses in the world, all designed by the best golf-course architects.  Practice your swing and improve your game within the masterfully designed courses that will challenge golfers at all levels. 
 
 Las Vegas Golf CoursesLocal Golf Cources:
Rhodes Ranch Country Club
Stallion Mountain Country Club
Bali Hai Golf Club
Las Vegas National Golf Club
The Revere Golf Club
Angel Park Golf Club
Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort
Reflection Bay Golf Club
 
Whether you challenging your golf skills on the greens or trying your luck at the casinos, the Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa is the perfect place to relax and unwind.  We offer an extensive list of amenities sure to make your experience in Vegas memorable.  Enjoy a relaxing massage at our Hibiscus Spa which features 14 soothing treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room, and comfortable locker room.  Choose from one of our unique signature treatments sure to rejuvenate your body and soul.  Visit our website today to book you Vegas getaway.

09/02/2014

Come Experience Racing at its Highest Level at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Red Bull Air Race World Championship

The non-stop action of the Red Bull Air Race heads to Vegas Saturday, October 11th and Sunday, October 12th at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  This international completion is based on speed and precision.  Come watch as air pilots show off their aerobatic skills over Vegas at speeds of up to 230 mph.  Established in 2003 and created by Red Bull, this international series of air races challenges the world’s best pilots to navigate a challenging obstacle course in the fastest time. Pilots fly individually against the clock and have to complete tight turns through a slalom course consisting of pylons.

Fans can choose from a number of viewing areas at the Las Vegas Mother Speedway:

  • Grandstand Seating Area - spectators have the opportunity to experience the Red Bull Air Race from a privileged position with unique views of the race track and the comfort of a seat. In addition all maneuvers in the air can be followed on giant screens capturing stunning images from the on-board cameras including sound and commentary.
  •  Earnhardt / Petty Terrace Reserved Seating Area - spectators can enjoy the finest view of the competition as it unfolds in the air right above the speedway infield. Each terrace features wide, flip-down seats with cup holders and a private concourse with restrooms, concessions and elevator access.
  •  General Admission Seating - spectators are guarantee access but not an assigned seat. Grandstand admission is valid for both days of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship
  •  The Race Club  - provides spectators with an exciting hospitality experience including an impressive vantage point, top-quality sound and vision, as well as a wide selection of food and beverages.  Race Club guests will enjoy one of the best views of the race and will be able to follow live transmission and commentary on giant video screens.
  •  The Sky Lounge  - offers the best possible experience at the venue where you will find an outstanding five star service in a unique VIP atmosphere. 

For ticket sale information, please visit the Red Bull Air Race World Championship website.

Red Bull Air Race World Championship
Red Bull Air Race World Championship
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
October 11th – 12th October 2014

All of us at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa hope that all the attendees enjoy the Red Bull Air Race World Championship!  The Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa is conveniently located by the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, making it easy to enjoy the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.  After a day of high adrenaline, supercharged racing, come relax and enjoy a meal at our on-site restaurant, Suede.  Sample the fare of our international cuisines and top it off with one of our decadent desserts.


image source - Red Bull Air Race World Championship website

08/26/2014

Enjoy Exclusive AAA Member Discounts at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa

AAA Discounts

At the Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa we offer a tranquil haven within the heart of Vegas’ biggest attractions.  You’ll experience lap of luxury at its very best with our exceptional service and the comfort of our Westin Heavenly Beds.    

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa offers special AAA members-only benefits for our customers.  AAA members can save up to 15 percent off their stay with us when they show their AAA membership card.  *Terms and conditions apply.  **When making reservation, please use promotional code AUTOV.

AAA Member Discounts

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa is the perfect place to relax and unwind after an exciting day on the Vegas strip.  Enjoy elegant accommodations, complimentary daily Happy Hour, delicious cuisine from our on-site restaurant, Suede; experience the thrill of our Max Casino and many amenities that are sure to make your stay memorable.   Visit our website or call us at (702) 836-5900 to book your next stay.

image source - AAA website

08/19/2014

Be Greek for a day at the 42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival

Greek Food Festival

Las Vegas' Annual Greek Food Festival is being held Thursday, September 25th through Sunday, September 28th.  Enjoy the aromas, sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece.  At the 42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival there will be continuous Greek dancing to two live Greek bands, the Olympians and Etho Ellas, fabulous Greek cuisine, clothing, jewelry, art shops, and a children's play area.
 
Treasure the magic of Greece during this four day fun-filled family event. The 42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival is all about KEFI which is when the music is playing and the joys of life consume you making you want to jump, dance and yell OPA!  Please visit the 42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival website for event and ticket sale information.
 

Greek Food Festival

42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival
5300 South El Camino Road, Las Vegas
Thu, Sept. 25 from 5 PM - 10 PM
Fri, Sept. 26 from 3 PM - 11 PM
Sat, Sept. 27 from Noon - 11 PM
Sun, Sept. 28 from Noon - 10 PM

  
After a day of music, dancing and singing, come unwind at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel – Casino and Spa.  The Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa is minutes away from 42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival and offers a quiet retreat with a variety of room types, an outdoor heated pool, and a relaxing atmosphere.  Visit our website or call us at (702) 836-5900 to book your next stay.
 
image source - 42nd Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival website

08/12/2014

Get Ready to Start Your Engines Vegas the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is Back!

NASCAR
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 27th. Don’t miss all of the NASCAR racing action as the top driver's race towards the checkered flag under the glittering lights of Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Race fans can experience the thrill of the race along with specialty concessions and victory lane celebrations.  For a nominal fee, race fans can tour the Neon Garage and have the opportunity to see their favorite drivers up close while race teams prepare for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
 
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is the only series in all of NASCAR to race modified production pickup trucks.   Please visit the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series website for ticket sales and race information.

Nascar

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 N Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
Saturday, September 27th

If you are looking for overnight accommodations while attending the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, consider staying with us at the Westin Las Vegas Hotel - Casino and Spa.  Our hotel offers a quiet retreat after an exciting day at the Speedway.  Visit our website or call us at 702-836-5900 to book your stay.

image source - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series website