Circa, the D and Golden Gate to Ring in the Holidays – Downtown Las Vegas Style


Celebrate Upcoming Holidays with DrinksGiving, Holiday Bar Crawl and Ugly Sweater Party

Santa isn’t the only one giving out gifts this year. From November 3 through Dec. 30, downtown Las Vegas will light up the holiday season with a plethora of holiday festivities at Circa Resort & Casino, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino and the D Las Vegas. Serving as the area’s holiday headquarters, locals and visitors alike can make the most of the upcoming holidays with the following events:

  • Holiday Bar Crawl from November 3 to December 30;
  • The Fremont Street Experience DrinksGiving afterparty on November 23;
  • Ugly Sweater Party at Legacy Club on December 16.

Details on the holiday revelry include:

Holiday Bar Crawl: Nov. 3 – December 30

During this bar hopping experience, imbibers can enjoy libations at five of Fremont Street Experience’s beloved cocktail destinations – Legacy Club, Vegas Vickie’s, MEGA BAR, One Bar, and BarCanada – in their order of preference. Handcrafted cocktail specialties at the venues include:

  • Vegas Vickie’s Cocktail Lounge and Legacy Club at Circa: Guests can take in the sights and sounds of the Las Vegas Valley at Circa’s 60th floor cocktail lounge Legacy Club or revel with iconic kicking neon cowgirl Vegas Vickie at Vegas Vickie’s Cocktail Lounge. Patrons can indulge in three festive options, such as:


    • Sugar and Spice, made with Elijah Craig Bourbon, Avua Amburana, Fernet Branca, apple brandy, 5 spice and cranberry;
    • Whiskey Wonderland with Larceny Bourbon, Foro Amaro, Kahlua, lemon, 5 spice, egg white and bitters;
    • Stocking Stuffer, mixed with Ketel One Citroen, Frangelico, crème de menthe and topped with white chocolate.
  • MEGA BAR at Circa and BarCanada at the D: Thirsty visitors can stop by Nevada’s longest indoor bar MEGA Bar or “travel” to the Great White North with BarCanada. Drink options at each venue includes:


    • Bourboneezer Scrooge, made with Evan Williams, cranberry, sour and ginger beer;
    • Jingle Bitters with Frey Ranch Bourbon, amaretto, ginger ale and bitters;
    • Miracle on Fremont, mixed with Jameson, peach schnapps, orange juice and cherry.
  • One Bar at Golden Gate: Located on the exterior of the city’s first hotel, guests can try a refreshing red and green frozen specialty drink while taking in the atmosphere of Fremont Street Experience and its Viva Vision light show.

Tickets can be purchased from November 3 through December 30 for $100 per person here. Tickets are only valid for one specialty cocktail per bar. Passes can be picked up at the either the Circa or the D’s concierge desk.

DrinksGiving: Nov. 23

Fremont Street Experience – the six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas – will throw an epic drink-fest and block party encompassing the entire destination with the return of its DrinksGiving celebration and free concert featuring Flo Rida at 8 p.m. Additionally, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., The Great Onesie bar crawl will take over Fremont Street for a ridiculously comfortable DrinksGiving bar-hopping party featuring revelers dressed in the most outlandish pajama onesies. Tickets for The Great Onesie bar crawl can be purchased here.

After the festivities, patrons looking to continue the extravaganza can receive a two-hour open bar with valid wristbands at BarCanada at the D and Overhang at Circa.

The open bar will be available on Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 11 p.m. until Thursday, Nov. 24 at 1 a.m. with valid wristbands. Wristbands can be purchased online for $50 here. They will be available for pickup at the Circa Concierge with a valid I.D. from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2022. Walk ups to Overhang and BarCanada are welcome for last minute purchases after 11 p.m.

Ugly Sweater Party at Legacy Club: Dec. 16

Legacy Club at Circa invites guests to put on their ugliest sweater to compete against other patrons for the chance to win a grand prize. Situated atop Circa’s 458-foot hotel tower, this festive night will entail themed cocktails, holiday cookies, live music, photo-worthy views and an ugly sweater contest.

The event will take place on Friday, Dec. 16 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. with tickets priced at $100. Reservations go live on Nov. 3 and can be booked here. Check-in for the event will take place on the first floor Legacy podium beginning at 8 p.m.

The 8,400-square-foot Legacy Club pays homage to iconic Vegas pioneers and welcomes guests with 11 custom metal busts of Jackie Gaughan, Benny Binion, Jay Sarno, Kirk Kerkorian, Sam Boyd, Steve Wynn, William Bennett, Bob Stupak, Barron Hilton, Howard Hughes and Frank Fertitta at its entrance. Once inside, guests can peruse an artistic collection of black-and-white photos portraying Las Vegas’ past and a showstopping attraction of 1,000 ounces of pure gold.


About Circa Resort & Casino
Get ready for the time of your life at Circa Resort & Casino, an adults-only casino-resort concept in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. The AAA Four Diamond Circa pays homage to Vegas’ Golden Era through vintage design, old-school hospitality and nods to the city’s history while introducing high-tech advancements and innovative amenities. The resort features upscale rooms and suites; the world’s largest sportsbook; Stadium Swim, a year-round pool aqua theater; a two-story casino; Garage Mahal, a high-tech transportation hub; the luxe Legacy Club rooftop lounge; an expansive local art collection; 35,000 sq. ft of meetings and conventions space and more. Guests can indulge at original restaurant concepts including premium steaks and seafood at Barry’s Downtown Prime from Chef Barry S. Dakake and Make It Happen Hospitality; Pan-Asian fare at 8 East from Chef Dan Coughlin; deli classics at Saginaw’s Delicatessen from restaurateur Paul Saginaw; authentic Carolina barbecue at Project BBQ; and all-star menus at Victory Burger & Wings Co. from the founding family of American Coney Island. Visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @circalasvegas to stay up to date.


About Golden Gate Hotel & Casino
Opening in 1906, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino’s legacy spans the birth of Las Vegas, the Roaring 20s, the Rat Pack era and now the 21st century. Located at One Fremont Street on the world-famous Fremont Street Experience, Golden Gate claimed Las Vegas’ first official address and became a landmark as the city’s most historic hotel and casino. Golden Gate has continued its vintage Vegas character by preserving ten of the rooms that opened with the property. The “Original 10” rooms welcomed ranchers, railroad men, singers, mobsters, vacationers and more and the rooms have become a part of Golden Gate’s deep roots. Fast forward to the present, Golden Gate now houses CEO Derek Stevens’ sports betting venture, Circa Sportsbook, two luxurious penthouses, an expanded 14-suite tower, two bars and an expansive gaming floor. For more information, visit or follow Golden Gate on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

About the D Las Vegas
the D Las Vegas delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. Located on the world-famous Fremont Street Experience, the casino-hotel boasts 629 remodeled rooms and suites and a unique two-level casino featuring modern and vintage floors. Cocktails, beer and frozen beverages abound inside the casino at LONGBAR and its outdoor D Bar. Guests can enjoy Detroit’s legendary Coney Dogs at American Coney Island and premium steaks and authentic Italian dishes at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. The hockey-themed BarCanada provides sports fans with an unforgettable game watching experience, while the casino offers sports betting from Circa Sports, KENO and high-limit slot areas. For more information, visit or follow the D on Facebook and Twitter.


About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is an open-air promenade of gaming, dining, entertainment, and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages 365 days per year and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. In partnership with the City of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Conventions and Visitors Authority, the $32 million renovation to the iconic Viva Vision screen illuminates downtown Las Vegas with 16,433,152 pixels and 5,000 Nits, making it seven-times brighter than the existing canopy with four-times the resolution allowing the screen to be seen 24 hours a day for the first time in its existence. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, a unique zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, taking riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street’s world-renowned casino hotels, more than 70 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 24 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit


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Circa, the D and Golden Gate to Ring in the Holidays - Downtown Las Vegas Style
Circa, the D and Golden Gate to Ring in the Holidays - Downtown Las Vegas Style