With everything from new celebrity chef restaurants and poolside attractions to remodeled suites and A-list concerts, here’s a look at what’s happening in Las Vegas this spring and summer.
New Places to Eat
Retro by Voltaggio: May 3, Mandalay Bay will open Retro by Voltaggio, the first Las Vegas restaurant from TV stars, judges and renowned chefs Michael and Bryan Voltaggio. Conceptualized by the famed chef duo, the one-year culinary residency experience will celebrate the best of the 80s and 90s with the brothers’ modernized take on classic American dishes served in an environment with playful and nostalgic nods to the era.
Cathedrale: TAO Group’s heralded French-Mediterranean concept will debut in Las Vegas at ARIA Resort & Casino May 1. The artful cuisine inspired by the flavors of Southern France will complement the dramatic scenery setting the stage to be a go-to destination. Cathédrale’s elemental, ingredient-driven menu features coastal cuisine influenced by the regions of France, Spain, Italy and Greece.
LAGO by Julian Serrano: Chef Julian Serrano, the Michelin-starred trailblazer for Bellagio’s acclaimed lakeside dining, is delivering a new vision for his beloved LAGO by Julian Serrano overlooking the resort’s famous Fountains. Inspired by centuries of colorful culinary traditions, the a la carte menu allows a reimagined dinner, lunch or brunch experience that celebrates Italians’ passion for scratch-made pastas, slow-aged steaks and fresh seafood within the larger-than-life style that fuels Las Vegas.
New Ways to Make a Splash
Sunset Cocktail Hour: Every Thursday and Friday night, the North Bar at The Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool will transform into a one-of-a-kind cocktail lounge with incredible views of the city skyline. A festive soiree under the stars, Sunset Cocktail Hour gives guests a chance to indulge in some of the resort’s iconic signature drinks alongside exclusive specialty cocktails. New this year, an interactive, create-your-own daiquiri cart presented by Mount Gay Rum for guests to sip, savor and sway to live DJ sets while enjoying refreshing summer libations.
Temptation Sundays: The pool season will get hotter, bolder and brighter as Temptation Sundays returns to Luxor better than ever for its 13th sizzling season. Beginning May 14, Las Vegas’ longest-running LGBTQ+ pool party will take place at Luxor’s North Pool every Sunday through September 18.
Beachside Bungalow: The ultimate beach experience at Mandalay Bay is now available. The Grand Bungalow, a 425-square-foot cabana that accommodates up to 20 guests, is fully air conditioned and features two TVs, VIP service from a designated host and direct access to the 11-acre beach paradise.
Poolside Yoga: Guests at The Cosmopolitan can catch the sunrise and soak up the summer rays with a rejuvenating sunrise yoga session, sure to provide a revitalizing, yet relaxing experience for yogis of all levels. Situated atop the Boulevard Pool deck, each 60-minute class is $25 per person and includes a yoga mat.
New Places to Stay
Bellagio Spa Tower: Bellagio recently revealed details surrounding the $110 million transformation of all rooms and suites within its luxurious Spa Tower. Beginning this July, guests will be able to book the new accommodations delivering contemporary accommodations inspired by the beauty and tranquility of Italy’s Lake Como.
Stay Well™ Collection: Now available at all 13 MGM Resorts’ Las Vegas properties, Stay Well accommodations feature elevated wellness amenities including air purification, aromatherapy, dawn simulation and Vitamin C-infused showers that reduce chlorine to keep hair and skin soft and smooth.
New Entertainment to Enjoy
Usher: Due to popular demand, global megastar and eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner Usher expanded his Las Vegas residency for new show dates throughout the summer. Usher, Live Nation Las Vegas and MGM Resorts are donating $1 of every ticket purchased to Usher’s Las Vegas residency dates in 2023 to Usher’s New Look, Inc. Founded in 1999 by Usher as a young man barely out of his teens, UNL is on a mission to transform the lives of underserved youth through a comprehensive program that develops passion-driven, global leaders. Check your calendar and check out the dates: June 2023: 28 and July 2023: 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 12, 14, 15
Maroon 5: Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 debuted their new Las Vegas residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM. Every aspect of the show’s immersive design caters to the Dolby Live theater, from the panoramic, multi-layered video box to the Dolby Atmos sound design ensuring every seat in the room experiences the band’s performance in an intimate way only possible in a Las Vegas residency.
Check your calendar and check out the dates: July 2023: 28 & 29 and August 2023: 2, 4, 5, 9, 11 & 12
America’s Got Talent Presents SUPERSTARS Live: Following an successful first year entertaining America’s Got Talent fans inside Luxor Theater at Luxor Hotel and Casino, the newly christened America’s Got Talent Presents SUPERSTARS Live will usher in 2023 with jaw-dropping new talent joining a selection of current headliners when it returns. America’s Got Talent Presents SUPERSTARS Live pairs current showstoppers such as Kodi Lee, Deadly Games, Light Balance and The Silhouettes with new cast members including Celia Munoz, Pack Drumline and more.
New Ways to Relax
Poolside Facials: Visitors can have the spa delivered directly to them with poolside facials and massages available at several resorts, including Park MGM, ARIA and Bellagio. Talented therapists bring their services straight to guests’ lounge chair or daybed, providing a new meaning to “cozy oasis.”
CBD Spas: This April, 11 spas in Las Vegas introduced a CBD wellness program across celebrated destinations such as The Cosmopolitan, Bellagio, ARIA, Delano and more. Specialized CBD wraps, massages and mani-pedis across The Strip offer a new way to unwind at the spa.
Dive–In Movies: On Monday evenings this summer, the marquee at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Boulevard Pool will transform into a colossal movie screen, showing favorite films high above the Las Vegas Strip. While watching classic films and modern blockbusters, guests can take a dip or lounge poolside sipping on movie-themed cocktails and enjoying creative movie snacks under the stars.