Donny Edwards and the Mrs. America Pageant highlight Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casinos’ August 2017 entertainment

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Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino announces August 2017 entertainment

 

LAS VEGAS – July 31, 2017 – The iconic Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino entertains guests with a wide variety of award-winning entertainment. All tickets can be purchased at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Box Office at (800) 222-5361 or online at westgatevegas.com. Find the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on Facebook and follow on Twitter

 

INTERNATIONAL BAR

 

Live Entertainment

Date: Every Friday & Saturday

Time: 5 p.m. to midnight

Tickets:  No cover

Description: Live performances every Friday and Saturday night. 

 

INTERNATONAL THEATER

 

The King Lives! Donny Edwards Elite Tribute to Elvis

Date: Friday, August 11 & Saturday, August 12

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Venue: Westgate International Theater

Tickets: Tickets start at $22 plus tax and fees.

Description: Enjoy two special performances of The King Lives! Donny Edwards Elite Tribute to Elvis on Friday, August 11 and Saturday, August 12. Starring Donny Edwards, the only Elvis Tribute Artist to perform at the hallowed grounds of Graceland, and an incredible 10-piece band, The King Lives! Donny Edwards Elite Tribute to Elvis will take fans from the nostalgic songs of the 1950s and 1960s to “The King’s” transition into the famous jumpsuit of the 1970s. 

 

Mrs. America Pageant

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Venue: Westgate International Theater

Tickets: Tickets are available for purchase by phone at 310-829-9902 and in-person the day of the show. The final competition day of the 2017 Mrs. America Pageant will once again be streamed for free at MrsAmerica.com. For additional details, please visit www.mrsamerica.com.

Description: The 41st annual Mrs. America Pageant will once again return to its original home at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino this summer. Hosted by Barbara Chase, daughter of the late Florence Henderson, and actor Christopher Knight, the 2017 Mrs. America Pageant will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017 inside the renowned International Westgate Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

 

More than 52 women, including a contestant that will be more than eight months pregnant at the time of the competition, will compete in the 2017 Mrs. America Pageant for the chance to represent the United States in the internationally-televised Mrs. World Pageant, which will be held in South Africa in December 2017. A winner will be crowned during the final competition on Saturday, August 26 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

The Mrs. America Pageant, rich in history, was first held in 1938 and continued until 1968. The pageant was revived after a nine-year hiatus in 1977 at the-then Las Vegas Hilton by David Marmel who, after a career in professional athletics and television production, helped transform the pageant into the multifaceted event is it today. The event was the first, and remains the foremost, competition for the married woman of the United States. For nearly four decades, Mrs. America has epitomized excellence, professionalism and the celebration of family values.

 

Purple Reign

Dark Aug 11 & 12

Date: Wednesday through Saturday

Time: 9:00 p.m.

Venue: Westgate International Theater

Tickets: $49.47 for general admission, $67.82 for VIP and $76.99 for the Purple Velvet Package, which includes pre-seating, VIP seats and a souvenir t-shirt. All prices include taxes and fees.

Description: Award-winning Prince tribute show, Purple Reign, featuring Jason Tenner as Prince, returns you to the era and blistering performances that made “The Artist” an international superstar.

 

Purple Reign After Dark, a funk fusion after-party, is held inside The Crown Room above the famed International Theater, following each Friday performance of Purple Reign. A sophisticated, free-wheeling dance environment, Purple Reign After Dark offers guests a VIP musical experience alongside the talented performers of Purple Reign. Purple Reign After Dark is free with the purchase of a VIP ticket to Purple Reign.

Guests must be 18 years or older.

 

WESTGATE CABARET

 

Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered

Dark Aug 2 & 3

Date: Wednesday through Sunday

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Venue: Westgate Cabaret

Tickets: $49 (General Admission), $69 (VIP), $100 (Golden Circle) and $125 (Golden Circle with Meet & Greet). All prices include taxes and fees.

Description: Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered comes complete with a funny warning disclaimer to audiences: “If easily offended, you might want to see another show…the show intends to offend and will not subscribe to any ideas of political correctness.” So simply stated if you are looking for safe and politically correct humor, then this relentlessly funny show probably isn’t for you.  However, if you want something edgy, unfiltered and the feeling you are witnessing a celebrity roast, even if you somehow become the celebrity, then Vinnie just might become your new Favorito.

 

Known for his comedy roasts of such celebs as Tom Arnold, Magic Johnson, Pat O’Brien and even Larry King, Vinnie Favorito has a unique style of comedy. Scripted material just isn’t a priority for this Boston-born comic who earned his stripes at the Improv and the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Headlining Vegas since 2003, Vinnie has been performing in comedy clubs and on TV for more than 20 years.  For more information on Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered, visit VinnieUnfiltered.com.

Guests must be 18 years or older.

 

SEXXY

Date: Wednesday through Saturday

Time: 10:00 p.m.

Venue: Westgate Cabaret

Tickets: $39.95 (General Admission) and $59.95 (VIP). Taxes and fees are not included.

Description: Leave your inhibitions at the door as you enter this erotic, forbidden, tantalizing world of everything SEXXY. Created, choreographed and directed by Jennifer Romas, SEXXY brings guests through a journey of sensual, sexual, fun and enticing vignettes that will arouse a standing ovation in one way… or another! Named “Best Burlesque Choreography” in Vegas SEVEN’s 2015 Best of City Awards, SEXXY is the perfect show for “party goers” kicking off an evening.

Guests must be 18 years or older.

 

WESTGATE POOL

 

The Playground

Date: Daily

Venue: Westgate Pool

Tickets:  FREE

Description: Make this summer your Playground! Enjoy Drink Specials, VIP Cabanas, Signature Cocktails with Celebrity Mixologist Eddie Perales and themed days. Specials include:

 

The Playground Saturdays & Sundays

  • Live Top 40 DJ from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 pm.
  • Oversized Games
  • Drink Specials

 

Modelo Mondays

  • Live Top 40 DJ from 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
  • Special Guest Appearances by the ladies of SEXXY
  • All Day $2 Modelos and $4 Margaritas
  • Oversized Games
  • Giveaways

 

MIXology Wednesdays

  • Hosted by JC from Mix 94.1 Mercedes in the Morning
  • Live DJ from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Oversized Games
  • Giveaways
  • PLUS Ladies drink FREE until 7:00 p.m.

 

Sundown Fridays

  • Live DJ from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Oversized Games
  • Drink Specials

 

About Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 225,000 square feet of meeting space and the world's largest Race & Sports SuperBook®, which is home to Nevada’s largest wagering system and more than 4,488 square feet of state-of-the-art HD video screens, in a comfortable, smoke-free environment. Westgate Las Vegas provides a range of culinary adventures with eight restaurants, including the world-famous Benihana, the award-winning Edge Steakhouse and the newest addition Fresco Italiano.

 

The property features entertainment options in the International Theater and the Westgate Cabaret and has recently undergone a more than $150 million renovation, that has encompassed every square inch of the property, including the addition of 300 timeshare villas, the all-new International Bar, a fully renovated pool deck, 1,200 remodeled Signature Rooms and the luxurious Serenity Spa, which was recently awarded the 2017 Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award. For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to WestgateVegas.com.

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