There will be no shortage of country western fun as Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, plays host to a variety of entertainment, activations and events to celebrate the return of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) to Las Vegas, Dec. 2 – 11.
Rodeo fans looking to stay close to all the action can take advantage of the resort’s NFR hotel package, offering up to 20 percent off rates and a $50 dining credit. The package can be booked online at www.virginhotelslv.com using the offer code NFR. Guest must stay at least two nights and the offer is valid on travel Nov. 28 – Dec. 13. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas proudly offers no self-parking fees and free Wi-Fi. Those attending the event at the Thomas & Mack Center can take advantage of the resort’s complimentary shuttle to and from the Thomas & Mack Center.
Las Vegas’ premier sports viewing and entertainment venue, Money, Baby!, will be hosting official NFR viewing parties nightly. In addition to the viewing parties, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (REMF) and Cowboy Revival to bring some of the most exciting, up-and-coming country artists each night to Money, Baby!, including Easton Corbin, Drake Milligan, Glen Templeton, David Lee Murphy, Jenna LaMaster, Wyatt McCubbin, William Michael Morgan, Will Jones, Tyler Booth and Heath Sanders. Money, Baby! will offer fans 21+ complimentary entry to the nightly live entertainment and viewing parties.
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will also offer entertainment in the signature and sexy Shag Room all week long, kicking off with Thrillbilly Deluxe on Thursday, Dec. 2. Skye Dee Miles, award-winning vocalist and star of Bourbon & Blues at the Shag Room, will bring her extraordinary sound on Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 10 p.m. Catch Las Vegas-based country-folk crooner Lennon Roach on Dec. 5 at 9 p.m. Megan Ruger, star of season six of smash hit “The Voice” will perform two nights, Dec. 6 and 7 at 9 p.m. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas’ instant classic Open Mic Night, hosted by Shawn Eiferman, will bring the country hits and originals to the stage on Wednesday, Dec. 8, beginning at 10 p.m.
The entertainment continues at The Theater, with legendary performances throughout NFR’s takeover. Iconic rockers Journey will bring their six-show residency to the Theater, Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8, 10 and 11. GRAMMY Award-winning country stars Little Big Town, will perform on Dec. 3 and 4. Tickets can be purchased online at www.axs.com.
“We are so excited to welcome rodeo fans from all over the country to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The reimagined resort will be buzzing with NFR excitement,” said Gary Scott, COO of JC Hospitality, owner of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. “From viewing parties to nightly live entertainment and more, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will be the city’s premiere rodeo destination.”
Rodeo fans will also enjoy delectable dining specials at The Kitchen at Commons Club and One Steakhouse. From acclaimed restauranteurs Michael and David Morton, One Steakhouse, will offer a special cowboy cut bone-in ribeye, paired perfectly with a smoked old fashioned. Both the ribeye and cocktail will be available Dec. 1 – 11. The Kitchen at Commons Club will offer a prime rib served with potato gratin, green beans and topped with green peppercorn sauce. The prime rib will be available Dec. 2 – 11 from 5 – 11 p.m.