April, 2018 | Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
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What to Expect at the Culinary Boat Trip

What to Expect at the Culinary Boat Trip

On Friday, April 27th, our monthly American dinner series is hopping on a boat and cruising to the islands of Hawaii for an authentic luau atop Citrus Grand Pool Deck. Seeing as this Downtown Las Vegas Boat Trip is an all-out luau instead of a sit-down 4-course dinner, what can guests expect?

Hawaiian Digs

First, you need to know what to wear. While the event is casual, it’s highly recommended you arrive in your Hawaiian best. Here are some outfit ideas:

  • Hawaiian shirt, the more obnoxious, the better, with Khaki shorts
  • Flowery dress and sun hat
  • Grass skirt and coconut bra

Man in Hawaiian Shirt

Authentic Hawaiian Eats

The menu is filled with all your favorite Hawaiian dishes ranging from poi, spam musubi, haupia, and more. Also, this wouldn’t be an authentic luau without a WHOLE ROASTED PIG. The best part? It’s all you can eat.

Roasted Pig for Downtown Las Vegas Luau

Tropical Drinks

We’ll be featuring our special “Lei by the Pool Punch” along with 21st Amendment Brewery’s “Hell or High Watermelon” summer beer. And just like the food, these are all you can drink. Take a look at how we create our delicious luau punch.

Island Entertainment

Of course, no authentic Hawaiian luau could be complete without island entertainment. Guests will enjoy two Polynesian-style vocalists along with a duo of genuine hula dancers.

Because this luau is a stop on our Culinary Road Trip, you can expect Hawaiian trivia for a chance to win prizes, and at the end of the event, everyone will receive a stamp on their passport. There are still limited tickets available for just $55! Purchase your tickets here.

About Event:
Culinary Road Boat Trip Presents Hawaii Luau
Friday, April 27th 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Citrus Grand Pool Deck

April 2018 – Behind the Canvas Third Thursday on 3rd

Downtown Grand’s wildly successful Third Thursday on 3rd event is hitting the street again on Thursday, April 19th. The monthly nighttime food truck experience doubles as a live art activation featuring the valley’s best artists and some of the most unique pieces all in the eclectic landscape of beautiful Downtown Las Vegas.

Headlining the next installment of Third Thursday on 3rd and equipped with nothing more than markers and acrylic paint, two Las Vegas tattoo shops, Revolt Tattoo and Studio 21, will expose their top artists to the 3rd street stage for an all-out creative clash of artistic domination and shop pride.

We’re taking it to the next level with this battle. YOU get to choose what each team will be drawing. Show up before 8 p.m. to put in your ideas. Each studio will randomly select your ideas and then have 90 minutes to battle it out on the canvases. Learn more about the artists for the upcoming live art throwdown.

Revolt Tattoos

Revolt Tattoo opened its doors in July 2014 in Vegas. Joey “Hollywood” Hamilton and Walter “Sausage” Frank opened Revolt to go against all norms of the tattoo industry. What they created is a unique brand to defy conventional tattoo studios where excellent customer service and elite artwork are the foundations.

Featured Artists: BJ Rascon + Kapps

Studio 21

Austin was first commissioned in high school to do an illustration for a tattoo, and from that moment on, he knew that this would be his career. Shortly after high school, Austin officially learned tattooing and Charlie gave up his 30-year career in land surveying to pursue tattooing full time as well.

In 2003, Austin and Charlie opened up their own studio that we know today as Studio 21 Tattoo Gallery. They saw immense success and just three years later moved locations doubling in size. Studio 21 now has nine artists on staff with a variety of art styles to provide the local clientele.

Featured Artists: Austin Spencer + Special Guest

Party T Rex!!

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The Sonic Sounds of California

City Soundtracks in Freedom Beat is taking its tour throughout the coast of California: San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Get your ears ready for this free Downtown Las Vegas concert event with the best bands from San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

San Diego

Stone Temple Pilots

Despite being formed in San Diego, their initial rise to fame in the ’90s led to a more Seattle grunge sound. As the band gained more musical influence and released new albums, they took on more of a psychedelic rock and bossa nova sound.


Emerging in the early ’90s with Tom Delonge as the lead, blink-182 was known for their high-energy shows and lyrical toilet humor. Fast forward to 2015; the band is now led by Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba. The new formation released their first album together in 2016 entitled California, a true ode to where it all began.

Los Angeles

The Beach Boys

do u ever just yodel

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Beginning as a garage band, The Beach Boys gained national prominence in 1963 with the creation of the “California Sound.” After a few years of making music, The Beach Boys moved away from the beach tunes and instead took a more personal route with their lyrics and sound.


With 5 number 1 singles, 6 Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards and 6 number 1 albums, the Eagles are easily the biggest and most successful acts to come out of the 1970s. Their fifth album Hotel California is one of the best-selling rock albums of all time; the album was titled because of all the connotations associated with the word “California.”

San Francisco

Green Day

Raleigh!! 🇺🇸

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The American punk rock band, Green Day, has been in the music industry since the late ’80s. Stemming out of the San Fran area, Green Day began at the DIY Club located at 924 Gilman Street. It wasn’t until 1994 with their major label debut Dookie that Green Day was credited alongside fellow California punk bands Sublime, Bad Religion, the Offspring, and Rancid.

Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead, formed in the ’60s, is most known for its unique style fused with elements of rock, psychedelia, modal jazz, country, folk, space rock, and reggae. Their psychedelic sounds made the band known as “pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world.” The Grateful Dead has since been ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as the 57th Greatest Artist of All Time.


About Event:
City Soundtracks SD LA SF: California Dreamin’
Thursday, April 12th & Friday, April 13th
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Free Admission

How to Dress for City Soundtracks: California Dreamin’

The 2-night music series in Freedom Beat is taking its tour throughout the coast of California: San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

Contrary to popular belief, California isn’t just made up of dudes in board shorts and flip-flops. Take our advice on how to dress for success for the upcoming concerts in Downtown Las Vegas.

San Diego


Be chill: throw on a pair of leggings, a cardigan, and a baseball cap for a chill day hanging out downtown.


Retro shirts: the ’70s had made a resurgence, so wearing a slim fit vintage print shirt is a key look.

Los Angeles


Tees + Jeans: specifically high rise jeans and striped or solid color tees. Bonus – throw on a Moto Jacket when it’s chilly!

Sneakers + Pretty much anything: a pair of white sneakers can go with a mismatched suit, jeans or even a shirtdress.

Ladies Outfit for Concert in Downtown Vegas


90s Grunge: Sometimes in Hollywood, it’s hard to differentiate the real celebrities from the faux because every dude looks like a lead in an indie band with washed out denim jackets, flannel shirts around the waist and Dr. Martens.

Mens Look for Downtown Vegas Concert

All White Everything: for the dudes with sleeves, a plain white tee, white jeans, and white sneakers act as a blank canvas making their tattoos pop.

San Francisco


Layers: Not only will it be adaptable to the temperature swings in the Golden City, but you can have fun with it – a light sweater or denim jacket, scarfs, and either pants & tee or a maxi dress.

Womens Look for Downtown Las Vegas Concert


Summer suiting: for the San Fran hipster, many opt for a shorts-and-blazer taking style tips from the Europeans.

Outfit Look for Men Downtown Concert

About the event:
City Soundtracks SD LA SF: California Dreamin’
Thursday, April 12th & Friday, April 13th
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Free Admission