This September, hear the Mexican Independence Day rallying cry, El Grito, in Las Vegas with a lineup of exciting events and performances from the biggest Latin names. The choices seem endless with an array of headlining artists representing everything from traditional music to sounds from up-and-coming Latin stars. Beyond the stage, the destination will feature a variety of cultural events such as Mariachi bands, comedians, sports, daylife and nightlife parties, and must-try culinary hotspots with specialty menus and tequila tastings.
The lights will be shining a little brighter on the Strip when legendary Mexican icon, Marco Antonio Solis, brings his talents to perform his only two U.S. solo shows this year at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Sept. 10-11. Grupo Firme, one of the hottest groups in the industry, will help kick off Mexican Independence Day with performances at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Sept. 10-12. And make sure to catch Christian Nodal, with special guest Gera MX, as he kicks off his Botella Tras Botella Tour at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sept. 14. Latin multi-GRAMMY Award-nominated band, Bronco, will heat up the stage, performing Sept. 18 at the Concerts on the Beach Series at Mandalay Bay Beach at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
Lucky for you, iconic Mexican group, Banda MS, brings its signature sound to Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino to knock audiences off their feet on Sept. 11. Following in the same fashion, Mexican singer-songwriter Pancho Barraza and his band perform foot-stomping melodies at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sept. 11, and Los Ángeles Azules performs its future cumbia sounds on Sept. 12.
Don’t be surprised when screams of excitement echo throughout certain Las Vegas venues. Prepare to have your heart stolen by Latin music star, Maluma, who will be making a stop in Las Vegas during the holiday weekend at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sept. 4. Legendary two-time Latin GRAMMY Award-winning mariachi singer Alejandro Fernández performs his romantic ballads and ranchera pop music Sept. 15-16 at MGM Grand Garden Arena inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.
Get ready to yell, “That’s my jam!” when these guys hit the stage. Just try not to move your body when Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull, lights up the stage at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Sept. 18. Prep your squeal for when top-selling Latin artist Enrique Iglesias and cross-over superstar Ricky Martin return to perform their arsenal of hits at MGM Grand Garden Arena inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Sept. 25. Admit it, their music (and their megastar collaborators) are in frequent rotation on your playlist.
The Mirage Theatre at The Mirage Hotel & Casino is the place to get your laughs. Comedian and star of film and television, George Lopez, will be bringing his standup to the venue Sept. 3-4 and Gabriel Iglesias, who will go down in history as “Fluffy,” brings his uproarious routine Sept. 10-12.
There’s no better place to catch exciting sports action than Las Vegas. Head to Cashman Field to see the Las Vegas Lights Football Club hit the pitch throughout September. The top teams from MLS and Liga MX will compete during the 2021 Leagues Cup Final at Allegiant Stadium on Sept. 22. Allegiant Stadium is, of course, also home to a different type of football. Watch the inaugural 2021 Vegas Kickoff Classic on Sept. 4, or see the Las Vegas Raiders in their 2021 home opener vs. the Baltimore Ravens, and then take on the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 26. There’s still time to catch WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino before the regular season ends Sept. 19. If you’re a fight fan, UFC International Fight Week takes place Sept. 21-25, culminating in UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 25. From Sept. 23-26, you can see all your favorite drivers during the Fall NASCAR Cup Series weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With a wide variety of pro sports teams, tournaments, title fights and so much more, there’s something for every fan.
In the city of entertainment, you’re sure to find the right way for you to celebrate. VIVA MEXICO!