Las Vegas provides some of the most fun and delicious ways to celebrate this holiday in true American style.
Originally called Decoration Day until it became a nationally recognized holiday in 1971, Memorial day is intended to honor the sacrifice made by military veterans. Now that Memorial Day is a federal holiday most Americans are able to enjoy an extra-long weekend, and with summer travel picking up many are wondering what to do on Memorial Day this year.
Traditional ways of honoring this momentous holiday include hanging festive indoor and outdoor decorations, attending military parades, grilling delicious food and imbibing crisp, ice-cold beer.
In fact, it’s estimated that sixty percent of U.S. households will spend at least one day grilling or BBQing during the course of the extra long weekend. Many Americans also take time to visit military cemeteries and leave tokens of remembrance as a sign of respect, including small American flags.
Because this holiday honors who made the ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedom, why not celebrate Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas by partaking in some of the most widely-shared American pastimes, including the amazing dining, drinking and entertainment at Miracle Mile Shops? Located right in the heart of the city, Miracle Mile Shops offer the perfect ways to kick-off your holiday festivities.
Where to Eat for Memorial Day in Las Vegas
Classic American Memorial Day food choices include beloved dishes like BBQ, grilled seafood, smoked meats, summer vegetables, pasta salad and watermelon. There’s no better way to balance out your buzz from a weekend of celebrating Memorial Day in Las Vegas than by savoring the traditional American food found at restaurants in Miracle Mile Shops.
If partying at Sammy Hagar’s famed restaurant with live music, drink specials and a patio view of the Las Vegas strip sounds too good to miss, then you need to visit Cabo Wabo Cantina. Cabo Wabo Cantina will be hosting a four-day celebration with special entertainment and deals on beer buckets that are too good to beat. If you are craving refreshing Memorial Day drinks with flavors from the islands, try Sammy’s Toasted Colada or the CW Mai Tai. These signature drinks perfectly balance sweet and strong with the smooth Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum.
Enjoy the satisfying crunch of house-made chips and fresh salsa made daily at Nacho Daddy. If you dare, check out the custom scorpion tank located right in the restaurant. For some liquid courage, Nacho Daddy offers diners a “Scorpion Shot” with their own tequila, which has been featured on Food Network and the Travel Channel.
To celebrate Memorial Day in Las Vegas with truly classic American pub fare, don’t miss the PBR Rock Bar and Grill. Indulge your craving for grilled bar food with fried pickle spears, PBR wings, potato skins, BBQ brisket nachos and so much more. PBR Rock Bar and Grill also offers combo platters to satisfy even the biggest BBQ craving. Visit their website to see upcoming Memorial Day deals and special promotions, including live music and other events!
Explore more fun and tantalizing restaurants all right within Miracle Mile Shops and get started planning your best Memorial Day celebration ever!
Popular Bars for Memorial Day in Las Vegas
Cold beer is, indisputably, the official Memorial Day drink of choice. This means that when many visitors are wondering what to do on Memorial day they headed out in search of the best bars and drink specials in Las Vegas. Miracle Mile Shops are home to some of the most popular bars and in Las Vegas - keep reading to learn why!
For a laid back experience and tons of options on tap, stop by the Blue Moon Bar. Located right in the heart of the Las Vegas strip, the Blue Moon Bar is the perfect place to sip a beer and relax for a few minutes before heading back to the busy downtown strip.
Cool down from the summer heat with a famous 190 Octane Daiquiri from Fat Tuesday. A favorite for tourists and locals alike, these refreshing and surprisingly strong drinks are available in a range of delicious, fruity flavors.
Get a glimpse of how Memorial Day in Las Vegas will be celebrated in the future while sipping festive cocktails at the Tipsy Robot. The specially-programmed robot bartenders will dance and entertain guests while mixing drinks with machine-like precision. Guests can choose from a huge number of existing drink options or craft their own unique Memorial Day concoction from scratch!
To discover all of the bars available within Miracle Mile Shops, visit our mall directory.
Memorial Day Sales in Las Vegas
Memorial Day weekend is one of the biggest opportunities to find great deals on all kinds of merchandise. Miracle Mile Shops will be home to some of the best Memorial Day sales anywhere in Las Vegas. Plus, you can escape the heat and bustle of the city without leaving the strip. Visitors can stay cool and comfortable while celebrating Memorial Day and spend time perusing the 1.2 miles of dining, shopping and entertainment options within Miracle Mile Shops.
Our 150+ stores offer something for every shopper, including unique collectibles, trendy fashion from desirable name brands, and logo wear from your favorite sports teams. Visit our Sales & Promotions page and sign up for the email updates to be the first to know about new Memorial Day deals.