Join the festivities for Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas as visitors gather from around the world for this commemorative holiday that celebrates Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule. Celebrated on Sept. 16, Mexican Independence Day in Spanish is called “El Grito de Dolores,” or “El Grito” for short. Attend an authentic El Grito celebration with a mariachi band, folkloric dancers and Eli Zamora at St. Mark’s Square at The Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian Resort Las Vegas during the celebratory weekend. Plus, see Noche UFC at the Sphere on Sept. 14. So, what are you waiting for? Come celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas with a lineup of exciting Latin-focused events, music and entertainment.

Comida Deliciosa

As a culinary mecca and haven for foodies, Las Vegas’ food scene is top-notch, both on and off the Strip. Dive into delicious eats and wash it down with a margarita, or two, for the festive occasion at these delicious spots.

Over at Resorts World Las Vegas, check out Jalisco Underground and be immersed in Mexico City’s underground tequila culture at this sophisticated speakeasy. Toca Madera within The Shops at Crystals is a modern Mexican steak house that offers bold flavors with high-quality, sustainable and organic ingredients. The menu features a raw bar with ceviche blanco, a selection of steaks, seafood favorites and a variety of side dishes.


For a delicious meal in the heart of Fremont Street, head over to La Mona Rosa. Enjoy recipes using seasonal ingredients inspired by the chefs’ travels, complemented with handcrafted cocktails like the Pink Monkey, a delicious mezcal-based drink with prickly pear and hibiscus. Salud! Also off Strip, check out Durango Resort & Casino for tasty and elevated Mexican cuisine. It even has tequila experts on staff for the perfect food and beverage combo at Mijo Modern Mexican Restaurant!

A high-energy fiesta with delicious plates awaits at Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar inside The LINQ Promenade. Take in views of the High Roller and enjoy prime people-watching while tasting selections like tortilla soup, al pastor tacos and chicken a la Veracruzana. End the meal with some churros stuffed with dulce de leche, and strawberry and vanilla cream. Yum!

Musica Epica

El Grito brings in the top Latin performers from around the world, with all kinds of genres represented — from banda to mariachi to Mexican pop. Top acts taking the Vegas stage include:

  • Duelo’s Evitame la Pena Tour 2024 (Sept. 13) at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

  • Mexican singer-songwriter Gloria Trevi, (Sept. 13) at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

  • Award-winning large ensemble Banda MS performs Tour Nueva Decada (Sept. 13) at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

  • Global sensation Mexican band, Los Bukis, brings their La Residencia show (Sept. 13-14) to Park MGM Las Vegas

  • Singer-songwriter Carin León brings his Boca Chueca Tour 2024 (Sept. 14) to Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

  • Latin pop singer and Grammy award-winner, Ana Bárbara, performs (Sept. 14) at Palms Casino Resort

  • Mexican pop band, Matisse, brings Bella Nostalgia World Tour (Sept. 14) to Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

  • Renowned Latin American singer and songwriter, Alejandro Fernández, (Sept.14-15) at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

  • Spanish pop icon Emmanuel offers hits from his almost five-decades-long career (Sept. 14-15) at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

  • Best-selling artist Luis Miguel (Sept. 14-15) at Caesars Palace

  • Mexican-American band Fuerza Regida (Sept. 15) at T-Mobile Arena

Comedia Fantastica

In addition to great music, top-tier comedic talent is also on the schedule for Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas.

  • Known as “El Diablo” or “El Amo del Sarcasmo,” Mexican comedian and voice actor, Franco Escamilla, brings humor (Sept. 13) to MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

  • Acclaimed stand-up comedian, Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, is one of the most successful touring comedians and is set to perform (Sept. 13-14) at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Fiesta! Fiesta!

The following nightclubs will have special guests and DJs to keep the party going all holiday weekend. Get ready to dance the night away at these exciting events.

  • Deorro (Sept. 12), TIP (Sept. 13) and Tyga (Sept. 14), at Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

  • Chris Lake (Sept. 13) and Mustard (Sept. 14) at Marquee Nightclub inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

  • Marshmello (Sept. 13), Swedish House Mafia (Sept. 14) and Mau P (Sept. 15) at XS Nightclub within Wynn Las Vegas

  • Kaskade (Sept. 13) at Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas

Las Vegas does Mexican Independence Day like nowhere else, and you’re invited to come join in the fun. Book your trip with these exclusive deals and prepare for an incredible, celebratory weekend in Las Vegas.