St. Patty’s bargains all around Las Vegas
March 13, 2012 3:09 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Las Vegas turns green this week. Everyone is Irish at least once a year. Party people can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all over town. There are lots of options for parties, casino specials, cheap beer, Irish whiskeys plus plenty of corned beef and cabbage specials to fill your belly.
RHUMBAR will host a St. Patrick’s Day celebration kicking off with green eggs and ham breakfast burritos, $6 Ultimate Bloody Mary’s, Irish Car Bombs/Patron Margaritas plus $4 green beer and $3 Jameson shots.
Party-goers can enjoy $8 breakfast burritos made of green eggs and ham and 16-ounce cans of Coors Light for $5, or even combine both for only $10. Buckets of Coors Light will also be available for $25 that includes a souvenir cooler to help keep the ones on the go cold. Plus, $5 Guinness and Black & Tans, $3 Bailey’s Irish Cream shots and plenty more of traditional Irish drink specials.
Ri Ra Las Vegas, located inside The Shoppes, celebrates its one year anniversary with a two-day festival March 16-17. The weekend festivities will feature live music, giveaways, Irish dancers, authentic Irish menu items and a parade through Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
The pub’s anniversary and celebration kicks off Friday with live Irish music starting at 5 p.m. The festivities continue Saturday with a Six Nations Rugby match between Ireland and England at 10 a.m. followed by a parade through the casino at 11 a.m. The parade features Irish dancers, Rí Rá staff members, a bagpiper and more. There’s a $10 cover at the pub.
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Chateau Terrace will host an all-day party Saturday. Themed with Irish flair, the lavish nightclub’s outdoor Terrace will open its doors starting at 9 a.m. for food, green beer, music and plenty of Irish-go-lucky fun. A DJ will keep the festivities going well into the night. Chateau Terrace is located adjacent to Chateau Nightclub & Gardens.
Party with the Jameson Girls on Saturday with $2 shots of Jameson. Earn 50 slot points and play the Lucky Wheel Kiosk Game to win cash and prizes.
On St. Patrick’s Day Jack’s will host a full-fledged Irish party with a variety of food specials including green eggs & ham with hash browns ($5.99), corned beef sliders with fries ($5.99), shepherd’s pie ($5.99), potato soup (cup $2.49 and bowl $3.49) and soda bread ($1.99).
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Celebrate all weekend long (Friday through Sunday) with Nine Fine Irishmen and the Celtic Feis. The pub hosts a traditional Gaelic arts and cultural festival with three days of authentic Irish entertainment, food and drinks. Guests who sport a kilt on St. Patrick’s Day will receive complimentary admission.
The Experience brings an authentic Irish atmosphere to the city with free concerts including traditional and Celtic music with special appearances from legendary bands Finnegan’s Wake and Whiskey Galore.
On Friday and Saturday earn 200 points playing slots or buy in at any table game for $100 at the downtown locale and receive a free St. Patrick’s Day t-shirt. There is a limit of one per person while supplies last.
The North Las Vegas site hosts Pot O’ Gold Cash giveaways on Sundays and Mondays this month. All slot and video poker players can get up to $300 on Sundays and Mondays during the Pot O’ Gold Cash Giveaway. By earning 399 base points from 4 a.m. to 11:55 p.m., players can play the game at any kiosk. Cash prizes range from $5 to $300 cash.
Enjoy a traditional Irish meal on the holiday, served in the Restaurant from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. The $10.99 corned beef & cabbage dinner includes delicious red bliss potatoes, your choice of soup or salad, a special "lucky charm" dessert and a complimentary green EIB beer.
Also: Several casinos are ramping up the bonus point multipliers on St. Patrick’s Day including 5x slots and 2x video poker at both South Point and Silverton.
Until next week…may the luck of the Irish be with you.