Party Central: New Orleans has nothing on Las Vegas

January 29, 2002 9:03 AM
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Super Bowl means parties, which in the ultimate party city, is a pretty good deal. There are celebrations all over Las Vegas, whether on or off The Strip, in the neighborhood or across town.

Here are some of the available choices for viewing the big game. Choose the one you like, have a ball and let’s hope for a competitive Super Bowl.

Place: Aladdin Resort & Casino, Theater for the Performing Arts
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $25
Phone: (702) 785-5000
Set-up: 3 giant TVs, including a 22 x 30-foot center stage screen. Game sound fed through the theater’s mammoth system, the same one used to amplify concerts. Bud Girls join Star 102.7 FM personalities. Box office will accept Super Bowl bets. Deals on hot dogs, beer and soft drinks. Memorabilia available. Drawings for over $2,500 in cash prizes. Every $100 bet at the Race and Sports Book good for a free ticket to the party. Free NFL Super Bowl hat with each paid admission. More than 4,500 fans attended last year.

Place: Bally’s Las Vegas, Jubilee Theatre
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $60
Phone: (702) 946-4567 or (877) 374-7469
Set-up: Features the largest video screens in Las Vegas with stadium-style food and assigned seating. Each guest receives an official Super Bowl hat and T-shirt. Unlimited beer, wine, soda and water. Miller and Jagermeister Girls and special guest former L.A. Rams QB Vince Ferragamo.

Place: Barbary Coast, Barbary Coast Lounge
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ free
Phone: (702) 737-7111
Set-up: Party hosted by Coors Girls. Cash drawings every quarter. Double your cash if you make a Super Bowl bet at Barbary. Door prizes throughout the game. 75-cent hot dogs, $1 Coors Light draft beer available.

Place: Excalibur, Minstrel’s Lounge and Merlin’s Theatre
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $65
Phone: (702) 597-7777
Set-up: Delicious big-game eats. Unlimited house wine and draft beer. Stylish T-shirt. Super party favors. Drawings for exciting merchandise and football memorabilia during the game. Must be 21 to attend the party.

Place: Harrah’s, La Playa Lounge
Time/Tickets: 12 noon/ $25
Phone: (702) 369-5000 or (800) 427-7247
Set-up: Stadium-style buffet offered. ­­Action shown on one giant TV screen.

Place: Mandalay Bay, Storm Theater
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $24.95.
Phone: (702) 632-7600
Set-up: Stadium-style food. Ticket price includes a free beer or soda and one  hot dog.

Place: MGM Grand, EFX Theatre
Time/Tickets: 1 p.m./ $50
Phone: (702) 891-1111 or (800) 891-1111
Set-up: Party emcee, Bud Girls, entertainment. Includes two drinks, tailgate buffet featuring chicken wings, nachos, enchiladas, baked beans and soft pretzels. Well drinks, house wines and domestic beers included. Prize drawings.

Place: New York, New York, Broadway Theater
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $40
Phone: (702) 740-6815 or (800) 693-6763
Set-up: 30-foot digital and large screen TVs throughout the room. Stadium-style food, one free Budweiser or Pepsi, popcorn and ice cream. The Bud Girls will conduct Bud Bowl drawings to provide guests a chance to win prizes.

The game can also be seen for free on the big screen TV at the more intimate Bar at Times Square.

Place: Paris Las Vegas, Paris Theater
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $60
Phone: (702) 946-4567
Set-up: Features the largest video screens in Las Vegas with stadium-style food and assigned seating. Each guest receives an official Super Bowl hat and T-shirt. Unlimited beer, wine, soda and water.

Place:  Riviera, Royale Pavilion
Time/Tickets: 1:30 p.m./ $125. Private sky boxes for additional fee.
Phone: (702) 794-9280
Set-up: “Super Buffet” with open bars, wide screen TVs, autographed memorabilia, commemorative gifts. Guests are NFL greats Gale Sayers, Jim Hart, Isaac Curtis, Floyd Little and professional cheerleaders. Raffles, drawing for sports memorabilia including autographed helmets, jerseys and footballs.

Place: Sahara, Golden Room
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $50
Phone: (702) 737-2733
Set-up: Multiple large screens, betting station available, open bar, stadium-style food including hot dogs, subs sandwiches, chicken wings and fingers, nachos. Appearance by Miller Girls.

Place: Sahara, NASCAR Cafe
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $50
Phone: (702) 737-2111
Set-up: 25 big-screen TVs, all you can eat buffet, appearance by Miller Girls. Alcoholic beverages available at happy-hour prices. Non-alcoholic beverages are free.

Place: Stardust, Stardust ­­Pavilion
Time/Tickets: 1 p.m./ $50
Phone: (702) 732-6111
Set-up: Betting stations available at Pavilion. Nobody under 21 admitted. All the food you can eat, free beer, wine and soft drinks. Guests will receive a Super Bowl gift. Hosts are former NFL All-Pros Ben Davidson and Kellen Winslow. Game shown on six wide-screen TVs.

Place: Tropicana, Tiffany Theatre
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $70
Phone: (702) 739-2411 or (800) 521-8767
Set-up: Unlimited draft beer, soft drinks, stadium-style food. Giant-screen TV.

OFF THE STRIP

Place: Arizona Charlie’s East, Palace Grand Lounge
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ free, N. Decatur
Phone: (702) 951-5800
Set-up: $1 hot dogs and chilidogs, $1 Miller beer. Cash prize drawings include $50 after every safety and $25 after every score. Patrons can receive free entry into a drawing for cash and prizes by placing a $20 parlay bet or a $50 straight bet. Special proposition bets and parlays to choose from.

Place: Arizona Charlie’s West, Naughty Ladies Saloon
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ free, Boulder Hwy.
Phone: (702) 258-5200
Set-up: $1 hot dogs and chilidogs, $1 Miller beer. Cash prize drawings include $100 after every safety and $50 after every score. Patrons can receive free entry into a drawing for cash and prizes by placing a $20 parlay bet or a $50 straight bet. Special proposition bets and parlays to choose from.

Place: Buffalo Bill’s, Star of the Desert Arena in Primm
Time/Tickets: 2:30 p.m./ free
Phone: (702) 386-7867
Set-up: Huge TV screens, door prizes including free room packages, rounds of golf, autographed sports items, cash. T-shirts, mini-footballs thrown into the crowd during the game, stadium food and drink specials. Hosted by radio personality Papa Joe Chevalier and former KC Chiefs RB Christian Okoye.

Place: Ellis Island, Celebration’s Square
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $10
Phone: (702) 733-8901
Set-up: All you can eat and drink at Celebration’s Square and the brewery. Wide screen TVs all through the casino. Giving away two T-shirts, two hats four times after the game. Hot dogs, hamburgers, Doritos, cheese sticks served. Parlay cards available.

Place: Fiesta Henderson, multiple sites
Time/Tickets: 1 p.m./ free
Phone: (702) 558-7000
Set-up: Free parties will be held at the Nils Lofgren Guitar Bar and the LAVA Lounge, where the game will be shown on big-screens. The Miller girls will be in attendance at both locations. Food and Miller beer specials are available, along with prize giveaways and great seats. McKenzie River Pizza Co. will provide a free order of chicken wings with the purchase of a large pizza.

Place: Fiesta Rancho, Roxy’s Theater
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ free
Phone: (702) 631-7000
Set-up: 2 giant screen TVs, betting stations. Food specials include $1.50 hot dogs, Miller beer specials, unlimited popcorn. Prizes from KOMP radio will be given away, including DVD players and four airline tickets. The Miller and KOMP girls will attend. The Cobo Lounge will air the game on several TVs, including one big-screen.

Place: Gold Coast, Showroom
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $15
Phone: (702) 251-3574
Set-up: Hosted by Coors Girls. All you can eat pizza, hot dogs, popcorn, two Coors draft beers, cash drink specials. Giant-screen TVs.

Place: Jerry’s Nugget, Race and Sports Book, N. Las Vegas
Time/Tickets: 3 p.m./ free.
Phone: (702) 399-3000
Set-up: A $40 bet will be worth free food, two free drinks per person, free official Super Bowl T-shirt, free entry for Super Bowl giveaways that include logo jacket, CD player and DVD player. 25 big-screen TVs, all you can eat buffet, appearance by Miller Girls. Alcoholic beverages at happy-hour prices. Free non-alcoholic beverages. Must be 21 or older to participate.

Place: Las Vegas Hilton, The Hilton Center
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $40
Phone: (702) 732-5755
Set-up: Giant large-screen TVs. Miller Girls featured.  Free draft beer and team cups. $1 well drinks, shots and more. Tons of Miller Beer merchandise during free drawings. Free stadium-style food.

Place: Palace Station, Race and Sports Book
Time/Tickets: 2:45 p.m./ $25
Phone: (702) 367-2411
Set-up: Hosted by KXTE Xtreme Radio at Race and Sports Book. Each guest receives two free drinks and a food coupon. Prize packages offered.

Place: Rio, Masquerade Showroom
Time/Tickets: 12 noon / $10
Phone: (702) 252-7777
Set-up: Food and drinks available for purchase.

Place: Santa Fe Station, Pueblo and Pecos Rooms
Time/Tickets: 1 p.m./ $25
Phone: (702) 658-4900
Set-up: Local blues group John Earl & the Boogie Man Band will perform. Featuring KKLZ-FM personalities. Each guest receives two cocktails and a chance to win cash prizes and football memorabilia. Memphis BBQ Rib-Eating Contest at halftime.

Place: Sam’s Town, Ponderosa Ballroom
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $20
Phone: (702) 456-7777
Set-up: All you can eat buffet of traditional stadium food, two free beers in a commemorative beer glass. Party features live broadcast by KXPT-FM 97.1, giveaways that include cash, prizes, gym bags, T-shirts, inflatable chairs, hats

Place: San Remo, Chateau Ballroom
Time/Tickets: 1:30 p.m./ free
Phone: (702) 739-9000
Set-up: Drawing for an Oakland Raiders football autographed by Coach Jon Gruden and 17 players available with purchase of food and drinks. Special guests include three California Hardbodies.

Place: Silverton, Silverton Showroom
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $15
Phone: (702) 263-7777
Set-up: Appearance by the Coors Light Silver Bullet Girls, all you can eat stadium buffet, one Coors Light, giant-screen TVs, $500 in cash and prizes during the game.

Place: Suncoast, Grand Ballroom
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $39.95
Phone: (702) 636-7075 or (877) 636-7111
Set-up: Hosted by Coors Girls. Includes all you can eat stadium buffet, free Coors draft beers and Pepsi, cash drink specials. Raffles and $10,000 Cash is King Giveaway (with ten $1,000 drawings). Giant screen TV.

Place: Suncoast, Suncoast Showroom
Time/Tickets: 2 p.m./ $24.95
Phone: (702) 636-7075 or (877) 636-7111
Set-up: Hosted by Coors Girls. Includes all you can eat hot dogs, popcorn, free Coors draft beers and Pepsi, plus cash drink specials. Raffles and $5,000 Cash is King Giveaway (with ten $500 drawings). Giant screen TV.

Place: Terrible’s Hotel & Casino
Time/Tickets: 11 a.m./ free
Phone: (702) 696-1999
Set-up: Six giant 70-inch screens and 20 additional TVs. $1 chicken wings and fries, or hot dog and fries, $2 chicken fingers and fries, or hamburger and fries. $1 draft Budweiser, Killian’s Red or Coors Light and $1 margaritas. Drawings for authentic Super Bowl souvenirs during halftime.

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