Vegas: Haute Weekend Happenings December 4-6th

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Things are going to get rowdy in Las Vegas this weekend as the National Finals Rodeo rolls back into town! The entire city is featuring country-flavored activities to celebrate as there will be special concerts and events taking place throughout the weekend. Read on to find out our favorite haute happenings that are sure to keep you entertained.

NFR Rodeo


The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo returns to Las Vegas with a full schedule of events throughout Sin City. All the top riders in the world will all be here battling for the season championship. The bulk of the official NFR events will be taking place at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, The Orleans Arena, along with the Las Vegas Convention Center and the MGM Grand. But even if you’re not into the NFR, you can still take advantage of all the great food and drinks specials that will be going on all throughout the city this weekend!

NFR Las Vegas
December 3-12th
Various Locations
Tickets & additional information

Sam Hunt at The Chelsea


There are a lot of country music concerts to coincide with NFR week, but this is the show to be at. Sam Hunt is country music’s next superstar as he has earned his accolades writing hit songs for the likes of Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban. Now his own solo career is blossoming and he’ll showcase his modern country sound with a show at The Chelsea inside the Cosmopolitan hotel.

The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan
3708 South Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(877) 763-2267
Tickets & additional information

Muse at Mandalay Bay

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If you’re not into country music, one of rock music’s biggest bands, Muse, will be taking over the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night. You can expect to hear all the band’s stadium-sized hits and bare witness their onstage theatrics. The group recently released their latest acclaimed album, “Drones,” so you can also expect to hear plenty of fresh cuts off of that. If you want a real rock n’ roll experience in Vegas this weekend, let Muse provide the soundtrack.

Mandalay Bay Events Center
3950 South Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7777
Tickets & additional information

Collective Gourmands Winter Pop-up Gourmet Dining Experience


The Collective Gourmands pop-up gourmet dining experiences have gained notoriety for their exclusivity and private location that is sent out the day of the event. Typically these tasting experiences are reserved for less than 20 people, so you will need to act fast to reserve your spot. The next installment takes place on Saturday night at 6 p.m. and will be spearheaded by Joël Robuchon top sous chef, Juventino Magana at an undisclosed location. If you love gourmet food and surprises, reserve your spot at this exclusive winter fine-dining adventure today.

Collective Gourmands
Secret Location TBD
Saturday, December 6th
Reserve your space by emailing: [email protected]
Additional info

Great Santa Run


Opportunity Village’s annual 5K Santa Run on Saturday is a fun and festive way to help support the organization’s continued efforts to help individuals with disabilities. Last year there were over 8,000 runners who participated by running through the streets of Downtown Las Vegas while fully decked out in Santa Claus attire. If you’d prefer not to run, there is also a one mile walk that also helps support Opportunity Village. Not only will you be helping to support of a worthy cause, but you will also have the opportunity to take home some great prizes too!

Great Santa Run
Downtown Las Vegas
Saturday, December 6th
Tickets and additional info

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