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