September 16 is Mexican Independence Day and Las Vegas encourages visitors from around the world to join in an incredible fiesta. Marking Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule, the 16 de Septiembre holiday is known in Spanish as “El Grito de Dolores” or “El Grito” for short. The date marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence on September 16, 1810. Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas with a lineup of exciting Latin-infused events, music and entertainment.

 

Eventos Increíbles

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas will honor the holiday weekend with performances by mariachi bands, folkloric dancers, and various shows and artists at the Grand Canal Shoppes from Sept. 15–19.

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar, inside The LINQ Promenade, hosts Latin Nights every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with a live DJ for ages 21 and up. Admission is free.

On Sept. 16, have a laugh with comedians Franco Escamilla, La Cotorrisa, La India Yuridia, Mike Salazar, Teo González and Rogelio Ramos at the ALV Comedy Fest at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

 

Celebraciones Épicas

Enjoy Grupo Firme on its U.S. stadium tour, Enfiestados y Amanecidos, at Allegiant Stadium on Sept. 15.

Don’t miss singer, songwriter and guitarist Carin León performing at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Sept. 15.

To celebrate El Grito, Alejandro Fernández makes a special stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena during his Amor y Patria 2022 tour on Thursday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 17. He will be joined by his son Alex Fernández.

The one and only Gloria Trevi is on her Isla Divina world tour and is hosting a special Mexican Independence Day show at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Sept. 16.  

On Sept. 16, Matute brings Mexican pop-hit covers to Mandalay Bay Beach at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino for its Concerts on the Beach series.

Multiplatinum pop icon Enrique Iglesias is at The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas for two nights, Sept. 16–17. The show will feature special guest performers Los Tres Tristes Tigres.

Emmanuel’s Toda La Vida U.S. tour continues at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Sept. 17. In what’s promised to be an unforgettable show, son Alexander Acha will join as a special guest.

At MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 18, see Mariacheño singer Christian Nodal on his Forajido Tour.

Latin favorites Banda MS and Eden Muñoz are at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Sept. 18.

 

Fiesta! Fiesta!

The following nightclubs will have special guests and DJs to keep the party going all holiday weekend.

Headliners include Fisher on Sept. 16 and Illenium on Sept. 17 at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace.

Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino hosts Alesso on Sept. 15, Tyga on Sept. 16, and Lil Jon on Sept. 17.

Don’t miss DJ Drama on Sept. 16 and Justin Credible on Sept. 17 at JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino.

The lineup at ZOUK Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas includes Duke Dumont on Sept. 16, Travis Scott on Sept. 17, and Jack Harlow on Sept. 18.

Calvin Harris spins at XS Nightclub at the Wynn Las Vegas on Sept. 17.

 

Deliciosa Dining

Tacos & Tequila at Palace Station Hotel Casino houses more than 100 tequila selections and celebrates traditional Mexican culture with a flavorful menu, along with HDTVs throughout for prime sports viewing. VEGAS ON has you covered with a peek inside, including a highlight of their Sunday Mariachi Brunch.

China Poblano by José Andrés at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hosts “Hora Feliz” every night from 5-6 p.m. The menu features mouthwatering Mexican staples, like classic margaritas, frijoles tacos and churros. 

At ¡VIVA! inside Resorts World Las Vegas, savor handmade corn casa tortillas, guacamoles and salsas. The dishes – cultural favorites and regional dishes using seasonal ingredients – are designed for sharing. 

Experience open-air dining at Casa Calavera at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas with a menu featuring chile Relleno, chicken con mole and carne asada tacos. Traditional Mexican tiles and furniture and Calavera art add to the lively atmosphere.

Las Vegas does Mexican Independence Day like nowhere else, and you’re invited to come join in the fun and celebration.