A Spectacular December of NFR Excitement, Rockin’ Concert Line-ups at The Pearl, Delectable Holiday Dining, and a Sky-High Ghostbar New Year’s Eve Bash

Get ready for a December like no other as Palms Casino Resort transforms into a winter wonderland of entertainment and culinary delights. From December 6 until the stroke of midnight on December 31, immerse yourself in a month-long celebration that begins with a cowboy twist, as Palms proudly takes the reins as an Official Sponsor of the 2023 National Finals Rodeo (NFR) and backs the 3x Gold Buckle World Champion Tie-down Roper, Tuf Cooper.

The holiday joy continues with the enchanting Coca-Cola Santa Caravan, exclusive dining specials on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve, top concerts at The Pearl, and a dazzling New Year’s Eve celebration at Ghostbar featuring unmatched views of the fireworks from the Strip and rooftop libations.

All the fun and entertainment happening at Palms in December:

  • Official NFR Viewing and After-parties will be at Kaos on 12/7 – 12/9, 12/15 – 12/16, and Mabel’s on 12/10 – 12/14
  • NFR entertainment and performers at Palms include:
    • Dec. 7 – Zack Top
    • Dec. 8 – Glen Templeton
    • Dec. 9 – Josh Ward
    • Dec. 10 – Will Jones
    • Dec. 11 – Old Hickory
    • Dec. 12 – Mae Estes
    • Dec. 13 – Wyatt McCubbin
    • Dec. 14 – Drake Milligan
    • Dec. 15 – Kameron Marlowe
    • Dec. 16 – Blackhawk

Pearl Theater

  • Dec. 8 – Chris Isaak
  • Dec. 9 – Clay Walker
  • Dec. 10 – Santa Jam starring Parmalee and featuring Elle King, Tenile Arts, Corey Kent, Kylie Morgan, and a special surprise star performance.
  • Dec. 11 – Monday’s Dark – 10th Anniversary
  • Dec. 15 – Legacy Fighting Alliance

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  • Dec. 13 – R&Bae Feat. DJ Franzen and a special guest appearance by Wayne Wonder
  • Dec. 15 – “Ladies First” featuring DJ Jenna Palmer and G Minor

Dec. 31 – Celebrate NYE on the 55th floor of the Palms Casino Resort. Having the absolute best view of the fireworks on the Strip and all across the valley, will be a memorable experience. Different tickets and table options are available at:

Chow Down at Palms with Special NRF Food and Beverage Specials:
Scotch 80 Prime: Smoked Braised Angus Short Ribs – Garlic Spinach, Potato Wedges, Bourbon Reduction – American Wagyu Cowboy Steak* – 48 oz Snake River Farms, Loaded Baked Potato, Campfire BBQ Beans, Corn Muffin

Serrano Vista Cafe: Gravy in a Biscuit – Giant Buttermilk Biscuit Bowl, Country Pork Gravy, Two Eggs Your Way, Two Strips of Applewood Bacon, and 16 oz. T-Bone Steak* – Baked Potato, Butter & Sour Cream, Whisky Jus

A.Y.C.E. Buffet: Indulge in the rustic charm of AYCE Buffet’s cowboy-themed spread, featuring an array of flavors straight from the heart of the West. From Jalapeno Cornbread to Southwest Goulash, and from Buttermilk Pork Chops to Burnt Ends and beans, our buffet is a culinary rodeo showcasing the best of cowboy cuisine. Save room for the grand finale with desserts like S’more Pie, Pecan Pie, and Shoofly Pie.

Mabel’s BBQ: Get ready to kick your taste buds into high gear at Mabel’s BBQ, the crown jewel of Palms Casino Resort’s rodeo-inspired lineup. Owned by chef Michael Symon, Mabel’s BBQ brings the sizzle of the grill and the heartiness of the West to your plate. BBQ Pulled Pork & Beans – Country Beans, Bacon, Jalapeno

Send Noodles: Send Noodles – Oxtail Soup bone broth, braised carrot, onion three ways, spicy garlic, cilantro, and Brisket Fried Rice sambal chili, iceberg lettuce, egg, furikake

Delectable Christmas Eve/Christmas /NYE Menus at Palms:
Scotch 80 Christmas Eve/Christmas: Prime Rib* Herb-Salt Crust, Glazed Cipollini, Port-Truffle Au Jus Ginger Carrots, Roasted Brussel Sprout and Potato Puree *Add Maine Lobster Tail

Scotch 80 New Year’s Eve: Special Features Surf and Turf * – Filet Mignon, Twin Lobster Tails, Garlic Potato Puree, Asparagus, Garlic Herb Butter + NY Steak Rossini, 5lb. Maine Lobster Thermidor, Dover Sole, and A5 Wagyu Zabuton featuring Triple Seared 8 oz. Kagoshima-Gyu, Golden Oscietra, Okinawa Potatoes, Melted Leeks, and Tare

Serrano Vista Café Christmas Eve/Christmas: Ham Steak & Eggs, shredded hash browns, coffee gravy, three eggs your way, toast + Prime Rib & Yorkshire Pudding, 12 oz. cut, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes & gravy, au jus, horseradish cream

Serrano Vista Café New Year’s Eve: Grilled Ribeye & Lobster Tail Special featuring asparagus and mashed potatoes + Salmon Piccata with angel hair pasta, caper butter sauce

A.Y.C.E. Buffet/Christmas Eve: Beet Salad, Chilled & Hot Snow Crab, White Bean Pistou Soup, Mushroom Veloute Soup, Haricot Verts & Almonds, Saffron Rice Pilaf, Crispy tofu, Eggplant Caponata, Chilled Shrimp, Mussels, Ahi Poke, Salmon Poke, Seaweed Salad, Dim Sum, Shrimp Pad Thai, Basil Beef Stir Fry, Pork Fried Rice, Prime Rib, Au jus and Horseradish, Pineapple glazed Ham, Trout Almondine, Smoked Mushroom Bread Pudding, Potato Au Gratin, Sweet Corn Tamales

A.Y.C.E. Buffet/Christmas: New England Clam Chowder Caesar Salad Wonton Cups, Ambrosia, Pineapple Glazed Ham, Carved Prime Rib, Scallop Potatoes, Broccoli Cheese Casserole, Roasted Chicken with sage and garlic butter sauce, Butternut Squash Ravioli, Lasagna Pappardelle, Mini Chicken Pot Pies, Sweet Corn Tamales, Honey Walnut shrimp, Smoked Mushroom Bread Pudding, Baby Back Ribs, Falafel, Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

Send Noodles: Christmas Eve/Christmas: Holiday Roasted Duck Dinner comes with: Tempura Green Beans, Shrimp Specialty Wok with choice of sauce: Black Bean, Mongolian, Kung Pao or Sweet and Sour, Whole Hong Kong Roasted Duck, Garlic Baby Bok Choy, Steamed Rice


Snap Some Pics!
Discover several photo opportunities throughout Palms Casino Resort. Perfect for the gram, snap some pics and remember to tag @palms

  • Celebrity Signings – Lobby & NFR Live Viewing areas – Dates Vary – Tuf Cooper, Ms. Rodeo Canada, Rodeo Champions, Crown Royal Riders, Miss Rodeo USA
  • Coca-Cola Santa Caravan outside activation – Saturday, December 16, 2023, 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Indoor activation – Tasting Coke Zero Sugar + outdoor promotion truck
  • Indoor front lobby Coca-Cola thematic train display – Thursday 12/7 – Thursday 12/21
  • Integrated Country Christmas décor – Lobby, select outlets, and NFR viewing area
  • Lobby: Crown Royal Santa Throne and Boot Shine

About Palms Casino Resort
Palms Casino Resort is making history as the first resort in Las Vegas fully owned and operated by a Native American Tribe. Palms Casino Resort features two distinct towers with 766 hotel rooms and suites, a diverse mix of bars, restaurants, live entertainment venues, and immersive lifestyle experiences across a 95,000-square-foot reimagined casino. Offering free valet and self-parking, the resort also includes over 190,000 square feet of meeting, convention, and event space; the Pearl, a 2,500-seat theater; an expansive pool, The Spa & Salon at Palms; a wedding chapel; the Brenden Theatre 14-screen cinema and nearly 600 units at Palms Place condominiums. Palms is located just west of the center of the Las Vegas Strip off I-15 on Flamingo Road. Palms Casino Resort is owned by The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority (“SMGHA”) an affiliate of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. For more information visit or the Palms Press Room. Follow Palms on social media Facebook Twitter Instagram.


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