Hey there! I’ve got some exciting news and updates for you on everything that’s happening in Las Vegas this August. From new restaurant openings to hotel renovations, there’s a lot going on. Whataburger is set to open a location on the Las Vegas Strip, marking a major addition to the city’s food scene. The Encore Tower at the Wynn is also undergoing an exciting remodeling project, with the first round of rooms expected to be finished in October. And speaking of hotels, both The Venetian and possibly The Wynn are ending free parking, so keep that in mind for your next visit.
But that’s not all! Testing of the Sphere began on July 4th, Flamingo is adding a Cuban restaurant called Havana 1957, and Resorts World is introducing a plant-based buffet at Crossroads Kitchen. Plus, there’s a new concept opening at the Crystal Shops by Jose Andres, and Marriott Bonvoy members can now use their points at MGM hotels. With so much happening in Las Vegas this August, it’s definitely a destination worth visiting. So grab a cold drink, sit back, and let’s dive into all the exciting news and updates together!
Whataburger on the Las Vegas Strip
New Location for Whataburger
Hey there! We’ve got some exciting news for all the burger lovers out there. Whataburger is opening a brand new location right on the Las Vegas Strip! This is huge! The iconic fast-food chain is planning to open their new spot next to the Waldorf Astoria. It seems like it will be taking over the space where Bobby’s Burger Palace used to be. And get this – it’s going to be a two-story Whataburger! You heard that right, two stories of deliciousness. We can’t wait to sink our teeth into their famous burgers. This is definitely the biggest news of the season, and maybe even the year! So mark your calendars and get ready for Whataburger’s grand opening on the Strip. It’s going to be a taste sensation you won’t want to miss!
Room Remodeling at Encore Tower
Wynn’s Encore Tower Remodeling
Calling all luxury seekers! The Encore Tower at the Wynn is undergoing a major remodeling of their rooms. And let us tell you, it’s going to be stunning! According to our sources, the first round of remodeled rooms is set to be finished in October. So if you’re planning a trip to Las Vegas around that time, you’ll have the chance to experience these brand new rooms. The Wynn always goes above and beyond when it comes to providing a luxurious experience for their guests, and this remodeling project is no exception. They’re putting in the extra effort to make sure every detail is perfect. We can’t wait to see the finished result and experience the new and improved Encore Tower rooms for ourselves!
Parking Changes at Venetian and Wynn
End of Free Parking at Venetian and Wynn
Attention all Las Vegas visitors! We have some important parking news to share with you. The Venetian has announced that they will be ending free parking this summer. Starting soon, there will be charges for parking at the Venetian, so make sure to plan accordingly. But that’s not all – there are rumors circulating that the Wynn will also be following suit and implementing parking fees. While they haven’t made an official announcement just yet, it’s highly likely that free parking will soon be a thing of the past at the Wynn as well. So if you’re planning to visit these iconic resorts, be prepared for these changes and include parking fees in your travel budget. It’s a small price to pay for all the amazing experiences Las Vegas has to offer!
Sphere Testing Update
Testing of the Sphere Commenced
Have you heard about the Sphere? It’s an incredible new entertainment venue that’s currently being tested right here in Las Vegas. The testing for this groundbreaking structure began on July 4th, and let us tell you, the pictures and videos that have emerged are absolutely mind-blowing! The Sphere is a futuristic and immersive experience, with state-of-the-art technology that will take your breath away. It’s something you have to see to believe. Just a word of caution though – if you’re driving around the testing area, be careful not to get too distracted by this awe-inspiring sight. Stay focused on the road and drive safely, because let’s face it, no one wants to miss out on experiencing the Sphere firsthand!
New Cuban Restaurant at Flamingo
Havana 1957 Opens at Flamingo
Hola amigos! We have some muy emocionante news for all the food enthusiasts out there. The Flamingo is adding a new and exciting restaurant to its lineup – Havana 1957! This new spot specializes in Cuban cuisine and is sure to transport you straight to the vibrant streets of Havana. With a focus on delicious Mojitos and live shows, Havana 1957 promises to bring the energy and flavors of Cuba to the heart of Las Vegas. It’s a unique dining experience that you won’t find anywhere else on the Strip. We’re super excited to try out their mouthwatering dishes and take our taste buds on a journey to Havana. So get ready to salsa your way to the Flamingo and enjoy some authentic Cuban flavors at Havana 1957!
Plant-Based Buffet at Resorts World
Crossroads Kitchen Introduces Plant-Based Buffet
Calling all vegans and plant-based food lovers! Resorts World has some fantastic news for you. Crossroads Kitchen, a popular Los Angeles restaurant known for its plant-based cuisine, is introducing a brand new plant-based buffet at the resort. This is a game-changer for those who embrace a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. Now you can indulge in an array of delicious and healthy plant-based options in a buffet setting. Whether you’re a longtime vegan or simply looking to explore plant-based eating, this buffet is a must-try. We’re thrilled to see Resorts World catering to the growing demand for plant-based options and making it easier for everyone to enjoy a sustainable and nutritious dining experience. Make sure to add Crossroads Kitchen’s plant-based buffet to your Las Vegas itinerary for a guilt-free feast!
Flavor Town at Bally’s
Flavor Town Opens Inside Bally’s
Attention, foodies! Guy Fieri has brought his famous Flavor Town to the heart of Las Vegas. That’s right, Flavor Town has opened inside Bally’s, right between the walkway connecting Bally’s and Paris. And let us tell you, it’s a flavor explosion like no other. If you’re a fan of Guy Fieri’s bold and delicious culinary creations, then you’re in for a treat. The environment at Flavor Town is buzzing with energy, and it’s like stepping into a sports bar paradise. The service is top-notch, the food is mouthwateringly good, and the atmosphere is just pure fun. We recently had the chance to try their burnt ends macaroni and cheese, and it was nothing short of heavenly. So if you’re looking to satisfy your cravings for some seriously amazing eats, head on over to Flavor Town at Bally’s. You won’t be disappointed!
Israeli Cuisine at Palazzo
Palazzo Welcomes Salon and Israeli Cuisine
Shalom, everyone! We have some exciting news for all the food adventurers out there. Palazzo is welcoming a new restaurant called Salon, specializing in Israeli cuisine. This is a unique dining experience that will take you on a delicious journey through the flavors of Israel. Chef Ayel Shani, the mastermind behind Salon, has already gained acclaim for his New York City location, and now he’s bringing his culinary expertise to Las Vegas. Israeli cuisine is known for its bold and vibrant flavors, blending influences from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. If you’re looking to expand your culinary horizons and try something out of the ordinary, Salon is the perfect choice. We can’t wait to savor the diverse and mouthwatering dishes that Salon has to offer. So make sure to add Salon to your dining list at the Palazzo!
Themed Suites at Westgate
Westgate Announces 20 Themed Suites
Attention all travelers craving a unique and immersive experience! Get ready for a stay like no other at Westgate. They have just announced the introduction of 20 themed suites, each designed to transport you to a different world. From a Christmas Suite to suites inspired by famous movies and TV shows, there’s something for everyone’s taste. Imagine spending the night in a suite decorated with holiday cheer all year round or stepping into the set of your favorite movie. These themed suites are a dream come true for those looking to add an extra touch of excitement and novelty to their Las Vegas experience. So whether you’re a Christmas enthusiast or a film buff, be sure to check out Westgate’s themed suites and make your stay in Las Vegas even more memorable!
Group Trip and Leo Season
Group Trip Being Organized, Celebrating Leo Season
Hey, party animals and astrology enthusiasts! We have some fantastic news for you. A group trip is being organized, and it’s all about celebrating Leo season in style. So if you’re a Leo or simply love to party, this is the perfect opportunity to gather your friends and have the time of your lives in Las Vegas. Leo season is all about embracing your inner king or queen, and what better place to do that than the entertainment capital of the world? From luxurious pool parties to vibrant nightclubs, there are endless options to let loose and indulge in the Leo energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to roar, because this group trip is going to be an unforgettable experience. Let the celebrations begin and unleash your inner Leo in the fabulous city of Las Vegas!