LAS VEGAS, NV – The 50th anniversary celebration is officially underway at the world-renowned Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. On Friday, June 17 the resort unveiled its 50 day countdown to its golden anniversary on August 5, 2016. Caesar and Cleopatra kicked off the “Summer of Caesars” festivities which included the debut of the self-guided walking tour and photo exhibit, surprise and delight moments for guests and the unveiling of specialty dining and value menus to honor the golden anniversary.
Caesar and Cleopatra were joined by year-one employees and Caesars Palace executives on Friday for the official debut of a self-guided walking tour and historical photo exhibit which will be on display throughout the summer and is free and open to the public. Floor markers will help guests discover each of the photo-worthy Caesars Palace locations, including “The Five Lucky Spots” to touch for good luck.
A number of additional 50th anniversary events and promotions are planned in the coming months including:
• Independence Day Weekend Fireworks Display and Block Party: The “Summer of Caesars” will blast-off on Sunday, July 3 at 9 p.m. (based on weather) with a colossal 13½ minute fireworks display set directly above the iconic hotel’s newly reimagined Julius Tower. The Roman Plaza and Spanish Steps directly in front of Caesars Palace will also be transformed for a massive block party which will feature live music, signature cocktails, life size games, patriotic decorations, homemade BBQ specials and more from noon to midnight beginning Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3.
• Anniversary Weekend, Aug. 5-6: This golden weekend includes a commemorative cake and champagne toast, as well as a gala for invited guests and VIPs, #IAmCaesar Sweepstakes, special 50th Anniversary room packages, commemorative merchandise, surprise and delights and more.
• Turning 50? Celebrate with Caesars – If you are celebrating your 50th birthday in 2016, celebrate at Caesars Palace and receive a $50 food and beverage credit with your stay during the Summer of Caesars. Must be a Total Rewards loyalty program member and additional terms and conditions apply.
• #IAmCaesar Sweepstakes – Launching in conjunction with the Summer of Caesars, enter for a chance to win a number of extravagant prizes and experiential packages. No purchase necessary. Must be 21+ to enter.
Two legendary brands are coming together this summer for the launch of the brand new product – 1893 from the makers of Pepsi-Cola – which takes up residency at Caesars Palace. 1893 is betting on an amazing “Summer of Caesars” with surprise pop ups in iconic locations, incredible talent, as well as original cocktails featuring the premium cola. 1893 brings together premium ingredients and more than 100 years of cola-making expertise to present a great-tasting, unexpectedly bold cola blend of the past and present.
Caesars Palace has continuously evolved through the past five decades to become the leader on the Las Vegas Strip. From bringing the biggest names in entertainment including five-time Grammy Award winner Celine Dion to an unmatched collection of celebrity chefs, top sporting and special events, luxury accommodations, premier shopping and the best in gaming action to Las Vegas, Caesars Palace continues to demonstrate its commitment to the next 50 years.
As the resort reflects on its many milestones and memories Caesars Palace continues to reinvent and re-imagine.
World-renowned Las Vegas resort and casino and voted “Best Strip Hotel” in 2015 by the readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Caesars Palace features 3,980 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the all-new Julius Tower, the 181-room Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace and Forbes Star Award-winning The Laurel Collection by Caesars Palace.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, the 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, as well as celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Nobu Matsuhisa, Guy Savoy and MR CHOW. The all-new Montecristo Cigar Bar is now open and pairs notable cigar offerings with fine whiskeys, small bites and more.
The resort also features nearly 130,000 square feet of casino space, a five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis, the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa, COLOR Salon by celebrity hairstylist Michael Boychuck, five wedding chapels and gardens, and the new 75,000-square-foot OMNIA Nightclub with the top DJs such as Calvin Harris, Martin Garrix and Steve Angello. The 4,300-seat Colosseum, Billboard Magazine’s Venue of the Decade, spotlights world-class entertainers including Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Mariah Carey and Jerry Seinfeld. The Forum Shops at Caesars showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants.