There’s always a reason to celebrate life’s greatest occasions with family and friends, and what better place than Las Vegas to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month – and beyond – in the colorful, multicultural fashion the destination is known for? Here you’ll find the finest dining, hottest entertainment and fiery nightlife to enjoy every moment to the fullest.

First things first … FOOD! At the new Water Grill inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, you’ll find seafood that is so fresh, it actually changes twice a day. Or, if you feel like classic Italian, check out Ambra Italian Kitchen + Bar at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino for fresh pasta and shareable plates. 

Once you’re done filling up, burn it all off on the dance floor. KAOS at Palms Casino Resort has a stellar lineup of resident performers, including Cardi B, Marshmello, Kaskade and Skrillex, who keep the party hyped. And a unique club experience awaits downtown at Vanguard Lounge. Talented local DJs keep it real and give those pumping club hits a reprieve by spinning sexy house music made for grooving. 

Looking for a hot spot to rest your weary feet from all that dancing and rehydrate with spectacular drinks? Look no further than two of the most buzzworthy tequila and mezcal bars. The all-new Mama Rabbit Mezcal + Tequila Bar, the newest joint at Park MGM, offers the most extensive collection of mezcal and tequila in Las Vegas. Ghost Donkey at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a hidden gem (seriously, it’s speakeasy-esque) that has stellar Agave sippers and cocktails, as well as amazing truffle nachos. 

Everyone knows Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World – comedy, concerts, fight events, and so much more. Catch only-in-Vegas special engagements from music superstars like Gwen Stefani at Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. And who doesn’t love to laugh? Uproarious comedy shows are always on, from Gabriel Iglesias who is at the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage Hotel & Casino multiple times a year, to the always stellar lineup at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade + Entertainment. Several big-name Latin performers always headline Las Vegas during Mexican Independence Day weekend, among them this year are Daddy Yankee at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Enrique Iglesias at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. But don’t worry if you’re not here during that celebration … they are all frequent Las Vegas performers and will be back!

All that music and excitement might leave you feeling like a little reprieve is in order. Enjoy some time outdoors sightseeing and hiking around Red Rock Canyon or taking a tour of Hoover Dam. For the ultimate Insta-worthy pics, check out the downtown art murals throughout Downtown Las Vegas or the 30 foot, dayglo neon towers of Seven Magic Mountains in the desert just south of Las Vegas.

If you can’t make it out during National Hispanic Heritage Month, you’ll have to come back to Las Vegas to check out the endless options that add to any celebration and make your getaway an experience to truly remember.