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Fiestas, Food And One Fight Planned For Mexican Independence Season In Vegas

Mexican Independence Day is approaching, which is in fact, a whole season in Las Vegas - not only one day. With a wide and exciting range of events held each year in the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas greets more than 300,000 visitors from Mexico.

Christine Crews, a spokesperson at McCarran International Airport says 5800 guests from Mexico are expected only this week, with 17 charter flights scheduled for Friday. A Mariachi Band will greet visitors at the airport's international arrivals lobby 3.     

Special cuisine will be assembled by celebrity chefs at the top-notch restaurants in town. Executive Chef Reed Osterholt at Hecho en Vegas at MGM Grant Hotel & Casino will provide Sonoran-style cooking of Northern Mexico.   

And don’t forget to pin your calendar for colorful festivals, witty stand-up comedians, a boxers’ rematch, and Latin dance and music.

Just to name few:

Marco Antonio Solis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on September 12;

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Latin music superstar Luis Miguel at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, September 12-14;

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, September 12-14;

Marc Anthony at Planet Hollywood September 13;

Mexican Mariachi singer Alejandro Fernandez at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Sept. 14.

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