Giddy Up at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod During National Finals Rodeo with Meet-and-Greets, Live Entertainment, Specialty Cocktails and More
November 29, 2022
LAS VEGAS – Nov. 29, 2022 – The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod will celebrate the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) by hosting meet-and-greets with riders, live entertainment and featuring special food and beverage offerings, beginning Thursday, Dec. 1.
Special Crown Royal-themed festivities will be available throughout the property, including REMIX Lounge, View Lounge and PT’s Wings & Sports. Hosted exclusively at REMIX Lounge, various Crown Royal Riders will be available for meet-and-greet opportunities from 8 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8; and 8 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. Additionally, REMIX Lounge and View Lounge will offer samples of Crown Royal Whisky, served during various dates and times, including 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1; 8 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4; and 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10. There will also be a Crown Royal boot shine station at PT’s Wings & Sports from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4; and Thursday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 10.
Additionally, REMIX Lounge will offer a variety of live entertainment, including underground country band, American Thunder, performing Friday, Dec. 2; country singer and songwriter, Dez Hoston, performing Saturday, Dec. 3; southern rock and roll band, Wolfcreek, performing Friday, Dec. 9; and R&B trio, Klique, performing Saturday, Dec. 10.
Rodeo goers will also be able to enjoy featured cocktails and dishes, available Thursday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 10 at The STRAT’s lounges, restaurants and cafés. View Lounge, PT’s Wings & Sports, REMIX Lounge and 108 Drinks will offer themed libations including the “Cowboys’ Tea” cocktail, mixed with Crown Royal Whisky, peach sweet tea, ginger beer, lemon juice and honey, priced at $12; and the “Beer and Bump” shot, including a choice of domestic beer with a shot of Crown Royal Whisky, priced at $15. Special dishes will also be featured at PT’s Wings & Sports, including a 12-ounce ribeye steak, served with mashed potatoes and broccolini, priced at $34; and a funnel cake, topped with strawberry compote, chocolate syrup and caramel sauce, priced at $15.
Top of the World, The STRAT’s iconic 360-degree rotating restaurant, will offer a decadent array of cocktails and dishes. Special dishes will include “Steak ‘N Spuds House-Fried Potato Chips,” served with a braised skirt steak and topped with Boursin cheese, horseradish cream and caramelized red onions, priced at $28; a dry rubbed flat iron steak, served steakhouse-style with parmesan potatoes, a cocoa and bourbon demi and tobacco onions, priced at $68; and a pear and cranberry crumble for dessert, priced at $15. Celebratory cocktails will include the “Royal Alexander,” mixed with Crown Royal Whisky, Baileys Irish Cream, maple syrup, cream, aquafaba and nutmeg, priced at $16; and the “Crown Caramel Appletini,” mixed with Crown Royal Whisky, butterscotch, cranberry, simple syrup and caramel sauce, rimmed with cinnamon, priced at $16.
McCall’s Heartland Grill will serve an assortment of special food and beverage selections, such as the “Cowboy Beer Chili,” crafted with Miller beer, smoked brisket, ribs and prime rib chunks, priced at $12; a loaded barbecue baked potato, topped with smoked brisket, prime rib, bacon, cheddar cheese, green onion and sour cream, priced at $16; and the “Rodeo T-bone,” served with Crown Royal Whisky-battered onion rings, Valley Ranch mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus, priced at $52; and a home-made Crown Royal Whisky bread pudding, priced at $10. Additionally, special beverage selections will be available, including the “Coors and Crown,” crafted with Coors Light and a shot of Crown Royal Whisky, priced at $18; and the “Crooked Crown Apple,” mixed with Crown Royal Whisky, apple pucker and PAMA pomegranate liqueur, priced at $16.
STRAT Café will serve an assortment of savory dishes, including a one-pound ham, steak and eggs, served with home fries and a choice of toast, priced at $18; and a 16-ounce ribeye steak served with cheddar mashed potatoes and roasted corn, priced at $31.
Free parking and valet are always available at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod.
About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including: Big Shot, Insanity, and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge, and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, WET24, located on the rooftop of the 24th floor, open seasonally; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café. A variety of shows and entertainment include “Banachek’s Mind Games Live,” a mentalist act; Xavier Mortimer: The Dream Maker, an illusionist show; iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; ROUGE, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive, sensual experience; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,700 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns 10 casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
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