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CHURCHES & CHAPELS
ON THE STRIP
OFF THE STRIP
Platinum Hotel (a non-gaming hotel)
The Artisan Hotel (a non-gaming hotel)
Classic Vegas Weddings (website is currently down)
RECEPTION - COCKTAIL PARTY - REHEARSAL DINNER
Canaletto at Venetian, private rooms available
Maggiano's Little Italy inside Fashion Show Mall, private rooms available
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, private rooms available
Tillerman's (off the strip)
Lucky Strike Lanes adults only
Bar at Times Square a dueling piano bar
Panorama Suite, Boulevard Suite, Mega Suite or Apex Suite at Planet Hollywood scroll to the center of the linked page above for photos
Penthouse Suite at TI limited to 20 people
Fairway Apartment at Wynn check limit on # of guests, no outside catering
"L" Suite or any of the other extra large suites at TheHotel at Mandalay Bay no photos of it online, you must call reservations or sales
CATERING FOR IN-SUITE RECEPTION
Albertson's (willl deliver trays and platters for a fee)
HAIR AND MAKE-UP
Make Up to Remember by Veronica-(make-up only, but has a referral for hair)
Lori White - no website, but her email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Make-Up in the 702 will come to your hotel room
MAC Cosmetics Pro Store - 3500 Las Vegas Blvd S, (702) 369-8770 @ Forum Shops
Get Nailed 24/7 - off the strip near the Hard Rock
Beauty Lounge - (702) 731-2929, in the Fashion Show Mall
LV Nail Salon - Near the north end of the Strip, walking distance from Wynn
4 Your Nails - (702) 836-0888, located on East Flamingo
Nails by Kimberly - will come to your hotel room
GOWN STEAMING - TUXEDO PRESSING
Ilene's - ask
about the complimentary limo ride to the courthouse to pick up your
marriage license while they steam your gown and formal wear
Fit for a Bride - offers hotel pick up and delivery; you can also ship it to her
Steiner's - no website; 1131 E. Tropicana, (702) 736-7474, inexpensive
Typically, your venue will provide you with a wedding coordinator or contact. However, if you feel you need extra assistance or a coordinator is not part of your package, look into hiring an outside coordinator to provide long-term planning assistance or "day of" coordination.
EVENT DESIGN & PARTY RENTALS
If you require increased decor to liven up an otherwise "blah" banquet room, consider renting furniture, drapery, lighting, linens, etc.
Chameleon Chair - Yes, they do have a Las Vegas office. (702) 399-2314
Flowers by Marisha - no website. Call (702) 249-5808
Only Roses - (ask for John)
Costco - Wanna
DIY your flowers? Call their floral department for details. You can
call a few weeks prior to your wedding to order and then pick up in
Bouquet Preservation - Lasting Keepsakes
CAKES AND CONFECTIONS
Bittersweet Creations - ask for Angela
Chocolate Swan (also has chocolate covered strawberries)
The Cupcakery (yes, it's cupcakes only)
Krispy Kreme - locations at Circus Circus, Excalibur, Fitzgerald's, Venetian and TI
or Brendan Paul (702) 832-0091 (also you can search for his videos on YouTube)
LV Entertainment Productions firebreathers, magicians, impersonators, palm readers, etc.
Dove Release - White Dove Release
Tattoo - Studio 21 Tattoo
Stripper Pole Class - Stripper 101
Ice Sculptures - Ice Vegas
String Quartet - String Quartet
VIP Transportation Services (fka: High Roller Limo)
The Duece - A 24-hour double decker bus that runs up/down the Las Vegas Strip and stops at all the major hotels and attractions, but it makes frequent stops, so plan accordingly.
The Las Vegas Monorail - It avoids all the traffic and runs late into the night, but it doesn't go everywhere and it's usually a long walk between stations.
LIQUOR STORES & PHARMACIES
WalMart Supercenter - 4505 West Charleston Blvd (702) 258-4540
Albertson's - 1300 East Flamingo Road, (702) 733-2947, delivery available for a nominal fee; no pharmacy, open 24 hours
Costco - 222 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard, (702) 384-5211; pharmacy closes at 6pm, closed on Sundays
Walgreen's - 2 locations: 1) NE corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Convention Center (702) 836-0820; 2) Las Vegas Blvd. @ MGM 702-739-9645. Open 24 hours, pharmacy closes at 6pm
CVS - 2700 South Las Vegas Blvd., (702) 369-0645. Open 24 hours, pharmacy closes at 10pm M-F, 6pm on S and Su.
Vegas Liquors - 2625 E Tropicana Ave., (702) 433-4544
Coast Liquor Store - 4500 W Tropicana Ave inside Orleans Hotel, (702) 284-7777
24 Hour Liquor Mart - 3145 Industrial Rd, (702) 796-9695
Super Liquor South Strip - 3999 Las Vegas Blvd S (702) 215-7411
OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION
Las Vegas Convention Calendar see which conventions clash with your wedding
A Local Las Vegas Resident's Blog her thoughts about clubs, pool scene, food, etc.
Yelp Las Vegas a good resource to hear from actual people about businesses, etc.
Google - Google is your friend, use it.
Vegas Better Business Bureau check out your vendors on the BBB
Naval Observatory - computes the exact time of sunset/sunrise
Vegas for Kids and Parents - kid and family friendly activities to consider in Vegas
BACHELOR - BACHELORETTE PARTIES
GRAPHICS - DIY TEMPLATES - IMAGES
Dimpleart.com - for a caricature of you and FI under the Vegas sign.
istockphoto - relatively inexpensive site you can search for Vegas images
Tons of Templates - from timelines to programs
Knottie Template Website - even more templates, menu cards to programs to invites
Bellagio's Gallery of Fine Art
Gondola Rides at the Venetian The gondoliers are noted for their urge to sing ballads as you travel through the winding canals.
Stratosphere Tower Rides The highest freestanding observation deck in America. Ride the roller coaster or take the Big Shot ride at the top of the tower. Open daily from 10am to 1am.
Gaming Lessons Most casinos give free gaming lessons, just ask any employee in the gaming area where the lessons are being held.
MGM Grand Lion Habitat To honor the lion and help safeguard its preservation for future generations, the MGM Grand has created a one-of-a-kind Lion Habitat as a showcase for public education and appreciation for this majestic creature of nature.
Mirage White Tiger Habitat Open 24 hours a day. The open-air home of Siegfried and Roy's Royal White Tigers is available for public viewing throughout the day and evening.
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Penske Wynn Ferrari Maserati
Ethel M Chocolate Factory
Volcano at the Mirage Erupts every hour after dusk. The earth shakes and flames shoot into the night sky spewing smoke and fire 100 feet above the waters below, transforming a tranquil waterfall into spectacular streams of molten lava.
Gameworks The world's greatest arcade.
Fountains of Bellagio Water Show
at the Bellagio Resort, the world-famous fountains will speak to your
heart with opera, classical and whimsical music while flirting with
your playful nature through their carefully choreographed movements.
Botanical Garden at the Bellagio Resort
Row upon row of exotic plants and flowers weave a glorious tapestry
displaying the unique highlights of every season and holiday. There's
no more inviting location for a photo opportunity.
Sirens of TI at Treasure Island Each
show features a clash between a group of beautiful, tempting sirens and
a band of renegade pirates. From daring swordplay to high-diving
acrobatics and eye-popping pyrotechnics, the show is packed with
Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas Five city blocks are covered with a canopy of over 2 million lights enhanced by 550,000 watts of sound and special effects. The most spectacular light and sound shows on the planet are presented each night at dusk.
Circus Acts at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino Highlighting
the center stage of the carnival midway, Circus Circus presents world
renowned live circus acts FREE everyday! See the excitement and action
of the circus as never before.
Show in the Sky Carnivale Celebration at Rio Experience
the excitement of Brazil's Carnivale featuring state-of-the-art floats
that suspend from the ceiling and parade above the casino floor
Fish Aquarium at The Mirage This 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium is home to angelfish, puffer fish, tangs, sharks and other exotic sea creatures.
Tropical Rain Forest at The Mirage Palm
trees reach 60 feet above cascading waterfalls. Lagoons meander through
a forest of rich tropical flora including bird of paradise trees,
orchids and bromeliads.
Flamingo Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo Chilean
flamingos, as well as a collection of other birds, African penguins,
swans, ducks, Koi and turtles are on public display.
Rock and Roll Memorabilia at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lots of cool stuff from artists such as No Doubt, Elvis Presley, Modonna, The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Berry and others is on display throughout the resort.
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