Las Vegas is the perfect destination wedding location. 24 hour dining, gambling, entertainment, if you and your partner want an action packed destination wedding, then Vegas should be at the top of your list.
Las Vegas is also very gay and LGBTQ-friendly. Their Pride Festival happens every fall, downtown. They have 3 main LGBT neighborhoods and The Center is an awesome resource for the LGBT community that serves all of southern Nevada.
Where to Host Your Vegas Wedding
House of Blues Las Vegas is one of the most welcoming and accepting venues in Nevada. Inclusivity and diversity are two terms that are permanently etched in their code of ethics. Hosting your wedding at House of Blues is the perfect way for music and art lovers to pay homage to some of their favorite hobbies.
Right now they are offering a 10% discount on food and beverage minimums for all weddings, engagement parties and bachelor and bachelorette parties booked in 2020 when you mention Pridezillas.
House of Blues Las Vegas is ideally located inside the Mandalay Bay on the Strip. This make an ideal setting where you and your guests can get rooms or suites at Mandalay and be within walking distance to your wedding venue.
Right now you and your wedding party can get up close with Carlos Santana. House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino are proud to present An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live! Click here for details.
The Foundation Room has a stunning view of the Vegas strip. This is the main reasons so many couples choose House of Blues Las Vegas for this sparkling, city of lights view. Choosing to rent out the Foundation Room Dining area is what most couples do because it has a patio on the Mandalay Bay hotel. The Foundation Room holds 300 people standing and 110 seated, is a perfect intimate spot for a wedding.
House of Blues Las Vegas has smaller, more private rooms that can be rented as well if your wedding party is below 100 guests. The swanky, dark velvet decor and ornate and eastern inspired artwork with spectacular chandeliers set the mood for an upscale event. The restaurant is able for buyout and holds 350 people seated as well. For more info on room sizes click here.
Entertainment & Activities
One of the most attractive aspects of getting hitched in Vegas are all the free entertainment and activities for you and your guests. House of Blues Las Vegas is within walking distance to the iconic Welcome to Las Vegas sign. This photo is a must to be incorporated into your wedding photos.
The Shark Reef Aquarium is located in the Mandalay Bay and is $22 for adults. Home to over 2,000 animals including giant rays, endangered green sea turtles piranha and a Komodo dragon.
Bellagio Fountains & Water Show – Set to classical and broadway music this spectacular and free water and light show runs every 30 minutes on weekdays. Click here for more times.The gorgeous fountains at the Bellagio are a must see for you, your partner and your wedding guests.
Bellagio Botanic Gardens – Walk through the hotel and just past the reception desk you will see their beautiful botanic gardens that switch out the theme every so often. This is a free activity and an absolute perfect photo opportunity.
The New York New York Hotel & Casino has Zumanity, a fabulous Cirque du Soleil show that you and your partner or guests can enjoy pre-or post wedding. They also offer unique officiant services.
The V Show – The Ultimate Variety Show is fantastic and inexpensive. If you get tickets to any show on the Strip this would be the show to see.
The shopping in Las Vegas is unparalleled. You can find luxury items and unique, one of kind items all over. Shopping at Cesars Palace and The Grand Canal shops are definitely a unique experience.
No trip to Las Vegas would be complete without a game of poker or a swing at the black jack tables. Or at least a try at one of the flashy slot machines located all over. If betting and gambling is something you and your partner enjoy then Las Vegas is your destination wedding paradise.
Places to Dine
From black out dining in the dark, to the massive buffets, to strawberry shortcake with dry ice at Gordan Ramsay’s kitchen, Vegas has it all. Here is a list of all celebrity chef restaurants on the strip. And here is a list of the top Las Vegas Restaurant by Eater.
Las Vegas makes an amazing destination wedding location. Dining, nightlife, entertainment. This is definitely not your tranquil, rest and relaxation type of city. But if you and your partner love action, adventure and activities, then Las Vegas is the right place for your same sex destination wedding.