THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS MAKES SUMMER COOL WITH THE UNIQUE AND UNEXPECTED AT THE POOL DISTRICT
The 2013 season features the return of, Dive-In Movies, Bubbles & Brunch, The Neapolitan of Las Vegas
and a new concept – Set Your Life to Music
From a wealth of globally-influenced brunch items and an avant-garde retreat that joins hand-crafted cocktails with ice cream to a Vegas-take on the backyard concert series and even a weekly outdoor movie viewing—The Pool District at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers one unique experience after another this summer.
Following an overwhelming response during its first two seasons, Dive-In Movies will once again transform the 65-ft Strip-side digital marquee at Boulevard Pool into a colossal movie screen on Monday nights with a special Dive-In double feature with 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. screenings. From classic films to major blockbusters, Dive-In Movies allows visitors to take a dip or lounge poolside while sipping specialty cocktails and enjoying traditional movie snacks under the stars.
SET YOUR LIFE TO MUSIC
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas introduces the Set Your Life To Music, a new kind of concert series starting this spring. From the smell of the grill to the spirit of the music, guests can get lost in the brilliance of twilight as the sun sets over Boulevard pool an all-encompassing, backyard experience unlike any other. The series will feature live performances from the likes of Hot Chip [April 18], Matt & Kim [May 30], Ryan Bingham [June 13], and Gary Clark Jr. [Aug. 8]. New additions to the “Set Your Life to Music” series include Iration [June 6], Ryan Bingham [June 13], Infected Mushroom [June 20] and Makua Rothman [July 11]. As the sun sets over The Strip each Thursday night starting April 18, the Boulevard Pool deck will come to life. Through the aroma of the outdoor grills and the sounds of hand-crafted cocktails being stirred, guests can revel in the spirit of the music. Doors open at 7 p.m. with celebrated DJ Mike Attack spinning before headliners take the stage at 9 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their swimwear.
Specially-designed food from the grill, like a Mexican-style Corn, can be enjoyed with a selection of punch-style cocktails such as the Berry Sangria with Crème de Cassis, “Tess,” basil and berries; and the Tini Bikini with Smirnoff Orange Vodka, Pama Pomegranate Liqueur and lemon created by The Cosmopolitan’s resident mixologists.
As for the full stellar lineup, a complete list can be found at www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com, where tickets are available now. Prices vary and are also available by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. For those seeking an unparalleled concert experience, relish in a VIP cabana or daybed. There, guests can enjoy express entry, premium service with an exclusive menu with extended food and beverage offerings and dedicated cocktail service. Cabanas and daybeds can be reserved by contacting [email protected]. Guests must be 21+ to reserve.
BUBBLES & BRUNCH
Gracing the Boulevard Pool once again is Bubbles & Brunch—a sophisticated dining and drinking experience in the chic indoor/outdoor Overlook Grill. Beginning the first week of May, every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Bubbles & Brunch offers guests a carefree way to spend their days: listening to DJs spinning, sipping champagne and enjoying an internationally-inspired brunch.
Roving waiters stop at each table to serve the globally-influenced brunch items which change weekly. The menus include small plates like Maine Lobster and Hearts of Palm Salad with vanilla-orange vinaigrette; Pan Steamed Pork Gyoza with fresh herb salad and chili soy dipping sauce; and Asparagus Panna Cotta with morel mushrooms and iberico ham. Entrées include Blue Claw Crab Benedict with Creole hollandaise; Chicken and Waffles with pecan butter and maple syrup; and Stuffed French Toast with whipped mascarpone, almond-maple butter and strawberry jam. In addition, hand-crafted Bloody Marys, Margaritas and Mimosas are made tableside offering a fun, interactive beverage experience.
The Bubbles & Brunch experience will include a glass of champagne, Monkey Bread with caramel and pecans, a choice of two small plates and an entrée as well as a dessert platter. An a la carte lunch menu is also available. Reservations for Bubbles & Brunch are encouraged and can be made by calling Overlook Grill at 702-698-7970.
THE NEAPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS
Making its return to the Boulevard Pool this season is The Neapolitan of Las Vegas, opening the first week of May. The indoor/outdoor bar serves playful, booze-driven concoctions, from infused ice cream sundaes to liquid nitrogen sorbets. Constructed as a refreshing air-conditioned bar in the midst of the sunny Boulevard Pool Deck, The Neapolitan allows guests to escape the heat with cool spiked sweets and innovative beverages. Inspired by the colors of Neapolitan ice cream, the bar’s décor features modular and modern furniture splashed with strawberry pink, chocolate brown and vanilla.
Mixologists hand-blend adult popsicles such as the Lovely Bunch of Coconuts with Don Q Coconut, pineapple juice and coconut cream, and The Watermelon Patch with Blanco Tequila, Orange curacao, watermelon, orange and lime juices. Other drinks offered include floats, blended frozen drinks, smoothies and spiked sorbets and shakes. This year, experience The Banana Split, a combination of Strawberry, Banana, Chocolate and Vanilla dots–a boozy take on the Dippin Dots ice cream. SnoBar liquor ice creams are available, as well.
Marquee Dayclub will open for its third season with a party on April 6 featuring special DJ talent and celebrity guests. 2013 will be highlighted by programming from Marquee’s resident DJs encompassing the world’s premier electronic music artists and is the exclusive venue for Kaskade’s Summer Lovin’ residency. The venue features two pools, several bars and a gaming area, along with cabanas boasting infinity edge dipping pools and luxurious overnight bungalows which overlook the party. Days spent dancing or basking in the sun are made complete with well thought out amenities while a specialty cocktail and food menu from Corporate Executive Chef Ralph Scamardella fuels the party.
ABOUT THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the city’s newest luxury resort offering a decidedly different perspective. Located at the heart of The Strip, the resort’s uniquely vertical multi-tower design offers spectacular views of the vibrant city. The new 2,995-room resort features oversized residential-style living spaces with expansive, one-of-a-kind private terraces. The Cosmopolitan’s luxurious resort amenities include a 100,000 square foot casino; Sahra Spa & Hammam and Violet Hour Hair Nails Beauty; three unique pool experiences; Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub, a multi-level integrated indoor/outdoor nightclub and 150,000 square feet of state-of-the-art convention and meeting space. An eclectic line-up of new-to-market retailers include: All Saints Spitalfields, Beckley, CRSVR Sneaker Boutique, DNA2050, EATDRINK, Jason of Beverly Hills, Kidrobot, Molly Brown’s Swimwear, Monogram, Retrospecs & Co, Skins 6l2 Cosmetics, Stitched and Utique. Signature restaurants include: Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill by restaurateurs Bruce and Eric Bromberg; Comme Ça by Los Angeles Chef David Myers; Estiatorio Milos, by international restaurateur Costas Spiliadis; Holsteins from Block 16 Hospitality; Jaleo and China Poblano restaurants by acclaimed Chef José Andrés; Scarpetta and D.O.C.G. by award-winning Chef Scott Conant; and popular steakhouse STK from The ONE Group; bustling culinary food hall The Wicked Spoon; and The Henry, an all-day dining concept.