Where to party during National Finals Rodeo
It’s that time of year—time to have some fun while the National Finals Rodeo takes over Las Vegas through Dec. 16. When not watching all the bull-riding action, fans have plenty of options for festivities, including Caesars Entertainment’s Spurs on the Strip events.
While country music concerts and stand-up comedy shows fill the bills of many theaters along the Strip and downtown, and dining deals fill big appetites, here, we’ve rustled up where to wet your whistle and get your fill of nightlife at various Caesars Entertainment properties.
Through Dec. 9, rodeo fans can test their lasso-throwing skills at the Spanish Steps bar Stripside at Caesars Palace. MillerCoors-sponsored riders will sign autographs and DJs will keep the party pumping. Inside Caesars, head to Alto Bar for the official Reba, Brooks & Dunn concert after-party through Dec. 9. Order drinks in boot-shaped souvenir glasses and enjoy DJs playing country music hits from 9 p.m.-3 a.m.
At Harrah’s, stop by the Piano Bar for nightly drink specials through Dec. 15 from 10 p.m.-1 a.m., and enjoy special appearances by Jack Daniel’s Riders Dec. 9 and 14-15. At country-western themed Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, each night till 1 a.m. through Dec. 15 guests can rub elbows with both Jack Daniel’s and saddle bronc riders and dance to live country bands while sipping from boot-shaped cocktails.
At Planet Hollywood Resort, the Extra Lounge hosts a viewing party, live country bands and autograph signings each evening from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. The Blue Moon Bar offers drink specials nightly from 9:30 p.m.-midnight. And the Heart Bar has drink specials, giveaways and cowgirl go-go dancers and country music DJs from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. daily at the after-party. At Miracle Mile Shops, check out PBR Bar’s mechanical bull rides. At Flamingo, head to Bird Bar after 10 p.m. for live music and drink specials through Dec. 15. Nightly specials at Rio include Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey cocktails for only $11, Coors Banquet for $7 and Coors Light for $6.50, plus autograph sessions .
For the full list of NFR specials and festivities at Caesars Entertainment properties, visit spursonthestrip.com.