Las Vegas Lowdown | San Gennaro, Miss USA, and Mother's Day at Station Casinos

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The City of North Las Vegas is welcoming the return of the San Gennaro Feast at Craig Ranch Regional Park.

The festival will feature authentic Italian food, vendors, dozens of live bands and performers, amusement rides, games, and fun for the whole family.

The festival is held bi-annually in honor of Saint Gennaro, patron saint of Naples, Italy.

The festival runs Wednesday, May 10 through Sunday, May 14 during the following hours:

  • 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, May 10-11
  • 4 p.m.-midnight Friday, May 12
  • Noon-midnight Saturday, May 13
  • Noon-11 p.m. Sunday, May 14

Craig Ranch Regional Park is located at 628 W. Craig Road in North Las Vegas.

Admission is $10. Children under 54 inches are free. Parking will be available for $3 near Craig Road and Commerce Street.

For more information, please visit or, or call (702) 633-2418.


The 2017 MISS USA Competition will take place Sunday, May 14 at 5 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Accomplished women representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia will compete for the opportunity of becoming the next Miss USA. Live performances will entertain the audience throughout the 2-hour event.

The competition is being held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center at 3950 S Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas.

To buy tickets, CLICK HERE.


All Station Casinos properties are celebrating Mother’s Day with plenty of specials.

On Mother’s Day, May 14, treat Mom to a great meal, at a great value.

At Pasta Cucina inside Boulder and Sunset Station, enjoy a prix fixe meal for $24.99 from 2-9 p.m. at Sunset and 3-9 p.m. at Boulder. The meal includes a side salad or cup of soup and a choice of entrée between pollo valdostano, shrimp fra diavolo or vegetable lasagna. The first choice is a chicken cutlet stuffed with prosciutto and fontina cheese, served in a sage butter sauce with rigatoni. The second is mildly spiced shrimp and tomato over tender linguine, and the final choice is made with spinach, broccoli and carrots mixed with five cheeses, layered between lasagna noodles and topped with golden breadcrumbs. The meal also comes with a raspberry panna cotta and a glass of house bubbles. There’s also a white cranberry bellini available on Mother’s Day for $5.99.

At all property cafes, try breakfast and bubbles for $9.99 and enjoy strawberry waffles and a glass of house bubbles. If you want bottomless mimosas or bubbles, that’s just $10. And a three-course, prix fixe menu is just $18.99 and includes a choice of side salad or cup of soup, a surf and turf entrée with chocolate lava cake and a glass of house bubbles.

Or, if Mexican’s more your thing, try a package deal for $24.99 at the Mexican restaurants inside Santa Fe, Boulder, Sunset, Fiesta Rancho or Fiesta Henderson. That price includes bottomless chips and salsa; your choice of chicken Oaxaca, steak picado or shrimp enchiladas with a caramel and cinnamon chimi-banana and a sangria-rita.

For more information, visit the Station Casinos dining page.