Circus Circus Las Vegas Announces Reopening Details; Outlines New Special Offerings, Renovations

Circus Circus Las Vegas will reopen on June 4 at 9 a.m. following its temporary closure by order of the Nevada Governor during the time of COVID-19 response.

In reopening to the public, the property has taken necessary precautions that consider the safety of its guests and employees, including: increased frequency of disinfecting surfaces; implementation of hand-sanitizing stations; and encouragement of social distancing throughout the resort. All employees will wear face masks and complimentary disposable face masks will be available at the Circus Circus gift shop.


In addition, Circus Circus has announced several special offers, renovations and updates that will be fully available upon reopening including:


* Renovation of Slots A Fun Casino — The classic gambling spot located next door to the main Circus Circus casino has been revamped, and will include new refurbishments, additional gambling offerings, and the return of its classic offering of $1 hot dogs and $1 beer.


* Adventuredome, Carnival Midway and Free Circus Acts will resume. Guests are encouraged to visit the Adventuredome theme park, which features rides and attractions for all ages; and the Carnival Midway where visitors can play a huge selection of games and win premium prizes. The Midway surrounds the circus stage, which showcases Free Circus Acts daily.


* Enhanced RV Park Check-In. As the only RV park option on the strip, Circus Circus has made enhancements to the former process that will make it easier for guest check-in. The RV park currently starts at $20 per day for its 180 RV sites that include electrical and plumbing hookups.


Specific Circus Circus on-site restaurants and venues that will remain open include: Main Casino including Slots and Stadium Table Games, Slots A Fun Casino, William Hill Sports Book, Adventuredome, Carnival Midway and Free Circus Acts, Splash Zone & Pool, Spa & Salon, Parking & Transportation services, various shopping options, The Steak House, Pizzeria, Westside Deli, Blue Iguana Mexican, West Bar, Big Chill, Slots-A-Fun Bar, Lobby Bar and quick eat options McDonald’s, Starbucks, Subway, Krispy Kreme, Cocolini, Auntie Anne’s and Tasti D Lite.


The Circus Circus Buffet will remain closed until further notice.

New Welcome to Las Vegas Gift Shop Now Open Inside The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod





Welcome to Las Vegas Gift Shop by Marshall Retail Group is now open inside The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod. The newly opened shop is home to some of the city’s most popular souvenirs for both tourists and locals alike.


The convenient, one-stop gift shop, located on the casino floor adjacent to the William Hill Sports Book, features an updated look with refreshed aesthetic from its original concept. The store displays a premium selection of products that align with the playful and lively city of Las Vegas and offers the perfect memento for every Las Vegas visitor under one roof.


“The store has something for everyone,” said Michael C. Wilkins, chief executive officer of Marshall Retail Group. “It’s not your typical souvenir shop. We take pride in choosing a selection of gifts that entices each and every visitor. We are always keeping up with the trends of today, and it is our goal to reflect that in all of our stores.”


As part of Marshall Retail Group’s partnership with The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, the store opening marks the fourth installment of retail locations on the property, including an existing Welcome to Las Vegas Gift Shop. In addition, ESSENTIALS and Exhilarate 108 also offer exclusive STRAT-centric merchandise, mirroring the design of the newly rebranded property.


The Welcome to Las Vegas Gift Shop inside The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod is open daily from 7 a.m. to midnight.



About Marshall Retail Group

Marshall Retail Group (MRG) is America’s largest, independent specialty retailer in the airport, casino, and resort marketplace. For 60 years, MRG has provided clients with a portfolio of attractive, successful brands that turn pedestrians into window shoppers, window shoppers into buyers, and buyers into loyal, repeat customers. The premiere retail development company currently operates more than 170 locations across the United States, with 70 of those operating inside airports. Stemming from iconic retail pioneers, Art Marshall and Herb Rousso, MRG has grown into a wide variety of markets such as major gaming corporations and many of the nation’s largest airports by “Creating Unique Experiences” with the consumer in mind. MRG has been awarded “Best Brand Retailer” and “Best Customer Service in Retail” in the 2019 Airport Experience Awards®, and winner of USA Today’s “10 Best” awards in 2019 for “Best Airport Shop for Local Merchandise.” For more information, visit: Like and follow MRG on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod:

The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full rebrand that embodies the revolution 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 fully 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 Level 106; SkyLounge, located on Level 107; the newly remodeled Observation Deck,  108 Eats by James Trees and 108 Drinks, located on Level 108; and thrill rides and attractions, located at the top of the SkyPod, including: SkyJump, Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The main floor has recently introduced BLVD & MAIN Taphouse, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; and the William Hill Sports Book. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, the 21-and-over Radius Pool, located on the rooftop of the 25th floor, open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café, open daily for all ages from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. A variety of shops and entertainment include MJ LIVE, a Michael Jackson tribute show; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at or by calling 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937). The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.


Downtown Grand to Debut New Menu at S+O



Property to Debut Private Dining and Meeting Room, New Sports Book Eatery Later This Year

This month, Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will debut an expanded menu at its 24-hour restaurant, S+O. New items on the menu were inspired by guests’ most popular requests and will be offered at a variety of price points. In addition, Northern Chinese dishes, including hand-pulled noodles and dim sum, will now be available at S+O for lunch and dinner daily. The restaurant’s new menu is scheduled to be available beginning July 21.

Breakfast will now be served all day and will include S+O favorites such fresh-squeezed juices (orange, grapefruit, watermelon and cucumber), Cinnamon Roll Waffles topped with a sugar glaze, and Bacon-Stuffed Waffle served with two eggs any style and Vermont maple syrup. New breakfast dishes include Breakfast Burritos (steak-and-egg and chorizo-and-egg varieties); Breakfast Tacos filled with scrambled eggs, bacon and cheese; and a Waffle Sandwich, featuring a crispy waffle with two eggs, country sausage or smoked bacon and house potatoes with country gravy.

New lunch and dinner offerings include “Hangover” Oxtail Soup with hearty braised oxtail and simmered vegetables; The Jalapeño Burger, a special, house-blend double-meat burger with mounds of jalapeños, American cheese, shredded lettuce and mustard; the Crispy Fish Sandwich served “fish-and-chips style” and Jumbo Fried Shrimp served with house fries. These offerings join S+O’s crowd-pleasing items such as the popular Braised Short Rib, served with Yukon potato purée, braised vegetables and bordelaise; S+O “Famous” Fried Chicken, accompanied by coleslaw, wedge fries and potato salad; and the award-winning OMG! Burger, served with grilled tomato, bacon, shallot aioli and fried onion.

S+O’s menu now also features unique Northern Chinese noodle dishes, dumplings, soups and specialty items. Among the dishes served for lunch and dinner are Spicy Mini-Wontons with Garlic Sauce; Crispy Beef with Carrots; Shiu-Mai, Pork and Shrimp Dumplings; Sichuan Fish in Spicy Garlic Sauce;  and Ma Po Tofu with Minced Beef or Pork.

Finally, to provide the perfect capstone to any meal at S+O, indulgent house-made desserts include S+O Famous Cheesecake, Butterscotch Pudding, “Downtown’s Best” Carrot Cake and Key Lime Pie, to name a few.

In response to guests seeking an intimate location to dine privately, Downtown Grand will be transitioning the former Red Mansion restaurant space into a private dining and meeting room. This room will accommodate guests desiring private luncheons or dinners, as well as small banquet events and meetings.

This fall, Downtown Grand will introduce a new eatery in its William Hill Sports Book. This venue, which replaces The Spread Deli, will be announced in the coming weeks and will offer casual food—perfect for noshing while watching the big game.

“Since opening last fall, we’ve received tremendous feedback from our guests,” said Seth Schorr, CEO, Downtown Grand. “We’re grateful when they share with us ways to meet their needs more effectively. With this fine-tuning of our food and beverage amenities, we aim to show our guests we’re listening and dedicated to delivering the best experience possible.”

Beginning July 21, S+O will serve breakfast 24 hours per day. Lunch and dinner items will be available 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. daily and additional special dinner entrees will be offered 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. S+O’s Chinese menu will be available 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is the anchor and crown jewel of Downtown3rd, the new metropolitan center of Las Vegas. The 18-story Casino Tower and 25-story Grand Tower feature 634 guest rooms ranging in size from 350 to more than 1,200 square feet with high-definition flat-screen televisions, presidential pillow-top mattresses and high-thread-count linens, setting a new standard for luxury, sophistication and style in downtown Las Vegas. The exterior design of Downtown Grand blends multiple storefronts with a brick and granite façade creating a series of inviting indoor/outdoor experiences. The “industrial chic” interior features the raw energy of a factory juxtaposed with ornate fixtures and canopies. Downtown Grand offers 25,000 square feet of gaming space with nearly 600 new slot machines, 30 table games and a fully featured sports book powered by William Hill. Downtown Grand boasts a variety of unique bars and restaurants providing a wide variety of cuisines and price points. PICNIC, an urban rooftop pool experience, is Downtown Grand’s signature entertainment/dining venue encompassing more than 35,000 square feet and featuring an infinity pool, full restaurant and bar, private cabanas, a fire pit and a grass seating area. Downtown3rd is just steps away from the world-famous Fremont Street Experience and The Mob Museum, within walking distance of Fremont East Entertainment District, and less than one mile from the Las Vegas Premium Outlets and The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, call (702) 719-5100 or go to Find on Facebook or Twitter @DowntownGrandLV.