Las Vegas Weekend Happenings November 13-15th

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While the fall weather has officially arrived in Las Vegas, there are a lot of fun and diverse events happening this weekend to enjoy. From running The Strip at night to Downtown drone racing and even an all things bacon food festival, read on for the five haute happenings you need to check out this weekend in Sin City.

Las Vegas Rock & Roll Marathon

Rock n Roll Marathon

The Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series returns to Las Vegas this weekend to provide you the chance to run The Strip at night! The series kicks off on Saturday evening with a special 5K run across the street from SLS Las Vegas, which will also feature live music from Matt & Kim. Then on Sunday, the main marathon starts at the MGM Resort and finishes near The LINQ. This race will feature a headline performance from Kid Rock and is a great way to cap your Vegas weekend.

Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon
November 13-15
Registration & additional info here.

DTLV Drone Racing

Drone racing

Downtown Las Vegas welcomes the DRONE Racing competition to town this weekend at the old Western Hotel lot on famed Fremont Street. The Xtreme Drone Circuit will have its inaugural FPV (First Person View) DRONE racing event on Saturday starting at 12pm, with the finals taking place at 5pm. There will also be $2500 in cash prizes, so if you want to witness what could eventually be the future of racing, check this event out.

Western Hotel
899 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Get tickets & additional info here. 

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival’s “Extreme Bacon Bite Challenge”


Bacon lovers will definitely want to head over to The Palms Hotel this Saturday for the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival’s “Extreme Bacon Challenge!” This will be a qualifying event for the 2016 World Food Championship, where 10 chefs will compete for the grand-prize. This will also be a bacon fellowship event, where an expected 1500 people will get to indulge in this celebration with bacon-inspired bites from the participating chefs. There will also be an Elvis costume contest, a bacon-themed wedding by the United Church of Bacon and even an electronic dance music party, because you gotta work off all that bacon somehow.

Extreme Bacon Bite Challenge at The Palms
4321 West Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 942-7777
Get tickets & additional info here.

The Fat Jew at GBDC

The Fat Jew
Photo via Pinterest

The popular Instagram celebrity known as The Fat Jew will be bringing his wild antics to Vegas when he hosts the GBDC party on Saturday afternoon at Ghostbar. GBDC is the ultimate weekend day party during the winter in Sin City, so we can only imagine how crazy it will get with The Fat Jew in the house. Find out for yourself and be sure to stick around for the GBDC After Dark party if you’re looking to keep the shenanigans going strong all night long.

GBDC at Ghostbar
4321 West Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103
(702) 942-7777

Las Vegas National Horse Show

Vegas Horse Show

For a truly different Sin City experience this weekend, attend the Las Vegas National Horse Show at the South Point Equestrian Arena Friday through Sunday. You will be treated to a full day of top equestrian events, delicious food and fun activities on-site. 

There will also be live entertainment in the evening, making this a great way to spend the wekend with the entire family.

Las Vegas National Horse Show at South Point Equestrian Arena
9777 South Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 796-7111

Featured photo courtesy of Las Vegas National Horse Show

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