What’s New in Las Vegas in 2017-2018?

Troy Liquor Bar

In a city that’s constantly reinventing itself, it’s hard to keep up with the ever-changing excitement that is Las Vegas! World-renowned food, entertainment, and nightlife make this sparkling jewel of the desert an international vacation destination. We keep up with the latest and hottest in the Las Vegas travel experiences available in 2017. That way, we can give you the lowdown on new attractions, shows, hotels, and more!


Those who seek an adrenaline rush during their nights out are in luck! Fly LINQ, recently announced by Caesars Entertainment, will be the Las Vegas Strip’s very first zipline. The ride will give 10 riders the chance to simultaneously fly 1,080 feet over The LINQ Promenade in either a flat or seated position. With a growing demand for short, adventurous attractions, this experience is bound to reel in guests of all ages and give them a new perspective on Las Vegas.

Troy Liquor Bar

Wondering what’s going to take over the space that once was the Gold Diggers nightclub at the Golden Nugget? Troy Liquor Bar is set to open on November 24th, 2017! This spot promises a favorable DJ rotation, balcony overlooking Fremont Street, and an interior that feels positively retro. The bar plans to welcome guests after 9pm Thursday through Sunday. Like what you hear? The space will even offer foosball and billiards in addition to a dancefloor, giving you plenty of opportunity to be social.

New Esports Arena

New esports arena Luxor Vegas

Gamers rejoice! Soon, you’ll be able to experience the indulgence of the Las Vegas Strip while gaming. MGM Resorts International is currently working on converting former mega-club LAX into a massive Esports Arena. Demolition has begun on the planned 30,00-square-foot / two-story space inside the Luxor. With the help of Allied eSports and eSports Arena, the new gaming space is slated to open in early 2018.

Legalization of Marijuana

Nevada’s new law legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults has Las Vegas poised to become a popular destination for the emerging industry of cannabis tourism. The new law was implemented on July 1st, much to the delight of locals, tourists, and industry experts seeking new business opportunities.

Proponents of the law anticipated a flux of new businesses and ancillary tourism, which is certainly beneficial to the state. New innovations are expected to propel the new market. The machine from the New York Post’s video, which can roll 100 joints within five minutes, is a prime example of this expanding technology. The new law is part of a nationwide trend that has shown positive results in other places, such as Colorado. Las Vegas just might pave the way for a new era in international marijuana tourism. The city could likely serve as a model to other destination cities looking to do the same.


GameCo Rolls Out Video-Game Gaming


In an appeal to both Gen-Xers and Millennials, casino-game designer GameCo is welcoming the world’s first skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM) to Las Vegas this year. The new machines will be housed in arcade-style cabinets and use controllers familiar to those who grew up on action, sports, racing, and street fighting games.


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One comment on “What’s New in Las Vegas in 2017-2018?
  1. Ggggga says:

    Ricky Martin just announced a new residency in Vegas today. Might want to add that as well!