Get ready for the cheesiest New Year’s Eve party this year! Downtown Grand is hosting Taco Tuesday 2020 to ring in the new year in true Las Vegas fashion. We’re talking spectacular party hosts (Miss Behave with Lilikoi Kaos), live music and entertainment, tequila tastings, drink specials, cash giveaways, prizes, and of course, all the tacos you can handle.
Best of all, this New Year’s Eve party in Downtown Las Vegas is free for all guests 21 and over. Here’s what you can expect for Taco Tuesday 2020:
New Year’s Eve Live Entertainment at Downtown Grand
Starting at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, the Grand Casino will feature live music and entertainment to ring in the new year. As mentioned, Miss Behave will be hosting the New Year’s Eve festivities at Downtown Grand with Lilikoi Kaos, so get ready for a hilarious and slightly inappropriate time!
As for music, DJ Yulissa will be hitting the casino floor starting at 8:00 pm to get the party started. Headliner DJ Five will take over on the turntables at 10:00 pm to keep us dancing from 2019 all the way into 2020.
Miss Behave Rings in the New Year
Miss Behave will interact with party-goers throughout the night with some of her most wickedly raucous bits from her live show, The Miss Behave Gameshow. Here’s the Miss Behave schedule for the evening:
- 8:15 pm – Miss Behave Intro
- 8:30 pm – Grand Gameshow Giveaway #1
- 9:15 pm – First Miss Behave Skit at Freedom Beat
- 9:45 pm – Second Miss Behave Skit on the Grand Casino Floor
- 10:00 pm – Grand Gameshow Giveaway #2
- 11:00 pm – Miss Behave Bar/Taco Activation
- 11:55 pm – Countdown with Miss Behave
- 12:00 am – Happy New Year Activation
- 12:15 am – Miss Behave Gaming Activation
- 1:00 am – Miss Behave Finale
Food and Drink Specials
It wouldn’t be a real Taco Tuesday unless we offered some taco specials and we’re pulling out all the stops for this New Year’s Eve party! How does all-you-can-eat gourmet street tacos by Chef Scott Commings sound?
All-You-Can-Eat Tacos at Freedom Beat
Chef Scott Commings of Freedom Beat, best known as the season 12 winner of Hell’s Kitchen, has all your taco cravings covered with his special New Year’s Eve menu. You’ll have your choice of 3 different tacos from 12:00 pm to 2:00 am starting Tuesday, December 31.
- Beef Carne Asada Street Tacos (marinated beef, macerated onions, arbol salsa)
- Pork Carnitas Street Tacos (crispy slow-cooked pork, macerated onions, cabbage, salsa, spiced aioli)
- Chicken Tinga Street Tacos (macerated onions, arbol salsa, crema)
For only $30, feel free to have as many tacos as many as you can handle! But make sure you save room for some of the other specials Chef Commings has added to his menu for the evening, including pork empanadas, chicken flautas, and beef short rib quesadillas.
Tacos and Churros on the Grand Casino Floor
If you’re looking for some delicious tacos but aren’t quite hungry enough to indulge in the all-you-can-eat option at Freedom Beat, street tacos will also be sold ala carte on the casino floor. Take your pick between:
- Butter Poached Shrimp and Lobster Tacos (mango habanero salsa, shredded cabbage)
- Kalbi Braised Kobe Beef Tacos (shredded Korean chili slaw, spiced aioli)
- Smoked Pork Shank Tacos (purple cabbage slaw, pickled jalapeno, onion, salsa)
Chef Scott Commings is also behind this taco selection, which is available from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am in the casino. Get three premium tacos of your choice for $9. Also, special churro desserts will be available at this time with assorted flavors, ice cream, and dipping sauces.
Beer and Shot Specials
Once you’ve had your fill of tacos and churros, we’ve got plenty to help you wash them down! All drink specials will be available from 12:00 pm to 1:00 am starting on Tuesday, December 31. For beer, take your pick between Corona, Modelo Especial, and Negra Modelo for only $5 each. Cheers!
If you’re a fan of tequila, we will be offering a selection of shots at any of the Downtown Grand bars or restaurants. Here’s what we have lined up:
- Altos Plata Tequila – $7
- Altos Reposado Tequila – $8
- Avion Silver – $9
- Avion Reposado – $10
- Avion Anejo – $11
Grand Gameshow Giveaways
To close out 2019 with a bang, Downtown Grand is bringing back the most anticipated casino promotion of the year. Starting Friday, December 27, 2019, to Tuesday, December 31, 2019, Downtown Grand is giving away cash prizes with two drawings each night!
From December 27 to 28, Grand Rewards members will have a chance to win up to $50,000. That amount doubles from December 29 to 30, with a $100,000 prize on the table. Then on December 31, the Grand Gameshow winner could potentially take home $500,000!
To enter to win the drawing, you must be a Grand Rewards member and earn entries based on points. For every 100 base points you earn, you’ll have one electronic ticket entered in the drawing. Also, you’ll have a chance to multiply those entry tickets by earning points on slots or table games starting December 15, 2019. Get more details on the Grand Gameshow promotion here.
Book Your Room at Downtown Grand
If you plan to party hard this New Year’s Eve at Taco Tuesday 2020, play it safe and book a room at Downtown Grand. We offer stunning rooms and suites right in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, so you’re close to all the New Year’s action. Check out our exclusive hotel packages for the best deals, including our popular Bed & Breakfast Package.