Are you planning a Presidents Day Weekend in Las Vegas? Look no further for some of the best recommendations on how to spend your weekend.
What to expect for a 3-day weekend in Las Vegas
Let’s keep it real, shall we? Three day weekends are the perfect opportunity to visit Las Vegas. Especially in the winter. There’s just something about that Las Vegas sunshine. Presidents Day Weekend is ideal for a quick get-a-way to Las Vegas. It’s for that reason that it’s also a jam-packed weekend in Vegas. You can plan accordingly by ensuring you’ve made your restaurant reservations or purchased tickets ahead for any shows or events.
Events for Presidents Day Weekend
Vegas Golden Knights Games
Lucky for you, the Vegas Golden Knights have two games in Las Vegas over Presidents Day Weekend. They face off against the New York Islanders on February 15th at 7:30 pm. The Golden Knights also play against the Washington Capitals on February 17th at 3:00 pm. The Las Vegas Golden Knights play at the T-Mobile Arena.
Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day Weekend
This year, both Washington’s Birthday and Valentine’s Day share the same weekend. This means that love will be in the air and Las Vegas. You’ll want to be extra sure you’ve made those dinner reservations because all the lovebirds will be looking for a table as well.
If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ve got a complete guide to Valentine’s Day in Las Vegas. Plus, we also have some great ideas for couples looking for a fun date in Las Vegas! To see the full list of those ideas, check out our best date night guide.
Former Presidents and First Ladies in Las Vegas
Presidents Day at Lake Mead
Ronald and Nancy Reagan were frequent visitors in Las Vegas. They were first introduced to the city before Ronald Reagan’s political career began. The two often visited throughout the ’60s and ’70s. They would most often boat and fish at Lake Mead.
Today, there are dozens of activities to be enjoyed at Lake Mead, including fishing, boating, hiking, camping, and more. Las Vegas Visitors might enjoy the Historic Railroad Trail. A smooth, 7.5-mile trail with panoramic views of Lake Mead.
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Spend time on land but live your life on the water. For the lake is big and my boat is small. Find the courage. Make some waves. 🚤💪🏻 But…..before going out on the water, check weather forecasts and look for storm warning flags at marinas. If a storm breaks while you are out, seek shelter in a protected cove immediately and wait until the storm passes. Lightning is also a hazard on open water. Water levels in Lakes Mead and Mohave change throughout the year. Always approach the shore with caution and watch for shallows and submerged debris. Thank you to visitor @fragatafilms for sharing this photo. #LoveLakeMead #LoveLakeMohave #lasvegas #hooverdam #nevada #travel #wanderlust #📷 #getoutside #aroundtheworld #passionpassport #beautifuldestinations #igtravel #explore #travelgram #instatravel #vacation #adventure #photooftheday #boat #fishing #boatlife #boats #unitedbywater #fishingtrip #love #onthewaterfest
Piero’s Italian Cuisine
Piero’s Italian Cuisine has been a staple in Las Vegas since the 1980s. The old school, Italian style food, attracted both former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. One peek at their menu, and it’s easy to see why. You can find Piero’s Italian Cuisine on Convention Center Drive. The restaurant is within walking distance from the Convention Center and our Convention Center Station.
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#EveryTableTellsATale . Chapter 4: Tableside Chats . Lynn, Piero’s customer for 22 years. . The pasta of the day is one of my monthly orders. Generally, the pasta of the day is always Bolognese. I say, ‘why do you call it pasta of the day? It's always the same pasta.’ When they have Dover Sole, I order Dover Sole. When it's not available, I have either the Veal Milanese or the pasta of the day. Occasionally, the chicken with artichokes. On very special occasions, Freddie, Piero’s owner cooks for me, personally.
Tao Asian Bistro at The Venetian
In 2017, Michelle Obama visited Tao Asian Bistro for her birthday dinner. According to Eater, they “dined on the braised short ribs, satay of Chilean sea bass, lobster wontons, and potstickers.” If you order the same, you’ll be in good company. For holiday weekends (hello, Presidents Day Weekend) or special occasions, we recommend that you make reservations for Tao Asian Bistro online.
Container Park in Downtown Las Vegas
Downtown Container Park is a unique shopping destination in Las Vegas. Located on the corner of Fremont and Seventh, the Container Park is made of 30 shipping containers and houses just as many boutiques, bars, and restaurants.
In 2016, Container Park received a visit from former President Bill Clinton. We guess he just had to check out an entire outdoor destination made from shipping containers.
When you see the 55-foot-tall steel praying mantis sculpture, you will know you’ve arrived. While you’re there, check out local boutiques, including Lavo Cigars, a magic shop, Atomic Scooters, Art Box, and Third & Arrow featuring unique pieces from local brands and artisans.
Enjoy Presidents Day Weekend in Las Vegas
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