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Viva Las Vegas
Viva Las Vegas is one of the many Spring Events in Las Vegas. It takes place each spring at the Orleans Hotel and Casino. This festival is a throwback to the 1950s and encompasses the Rockabilly style. There is entertainment, music, burlesque and a car show. This festival is perfect for anyone who loves pinup girls and hot rods. If you have young children with you the festival can be for everyone, however teenagers are not allowed to attend, therefore you should think about who you are bringing before buying tickets.
The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender is held each year in April. The festival generally runs over a long weekend, starting on a Thursday and running through Sunday. Many of the events take place in the evening, but the car show and pool party run during the day. The Viva Las Vegas festival is full weekend event.
The ideal way to see the Viva Las Vegas festival is to get a weekend long bracelet. This gives you unlimited access to everything the festival has to offer. Tickets can, and should, be purchased well in advance because the festival can sell out. If you are going with the family please note that babies are free, young children can buy discounted tickets, but children between 13-20 years old can not attend the Viva Las Vegas Festival. You can also purchase tickets for the car show only.
Viva Las Vegas is held at the Orleans Hotel and Casino. This hotel is located on Tropicana Avenue. Tickets to Viva Las Vegas do not include hotel stays so you can stay at the Orleans Hotel, but you don't have to. The hotel has an arena, a pub, and a cabaret as just a few of its entertainment venues.
The Viva Las Vegas festival appeals to people who enjoy the Rockabilly scene. This is a type of music and lifestyle that represents the 1950s. Las Vegas is a fitting location for a Rockabilly festival, because Elvis Presley is an Rockabilly icon. People represent their love for Rockabilly by dressing in a 1950s, sometimes pinup style, as well as driving classic cars. If you are into Rockabilly then this festival if perfect for you. If you have never heard of Rockabilly, then stop by the festival and check out this fun, sexy, and throwback style.
One of the main events of Viva Las Vegas is the car show. Hot rods abound at this classic car show. People can submit their car ahead of time and display it along with over 700 other cars. The festival has strict rules about what type of cars will be displayed. Absolutely nothing made after 1963 will be shown. The car show is Saturday and Sunday and is sure to be a highlight of the weekend.
While the car show may be one of the biggest events, Viva Las Vegas has a lot more to offer festival goers. The Viva Las Vegas fashion show consists of models wearing the best in vintage and burlesque fashion. This means it is a fashion show that men and women are both going to love. The festival is also known for its burlesque performances. There are professional shows, as well as a burlesque competition in which amateur performers will compete. Viva Las Vegas is adding bowling to their list of activities at the weekend long festival.
There is no shortage of music at Viva Las Vegas. This festival features dozens of bands playing in the Rockabilly style of rock and roll and country. There is music everywhere. You can find bands at the pool, inside the Orleans Hotel, at the car show, and many other places all weekend long.