Rockhouse, located inside the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo, will transform into Rockhouse Rodeo from Thursday, Dec. 5, through Saturday, Dec. 14, as the official headquarters of the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Throughout the competition, rodeo fans can stop by the buck-wild hot spot for charitable events, drink specials and nightly bull riding competitions.
The ultra-dive bar will host Cowgirls and Cocktails on Monday, Dec. 9, with $1 specialty cocktails available for rodeo-loving ladies. All proceeds from $5 bull rides on Rockhouse’s mechanical bull will go to hospitality veteran, Tracy D.
After a day of rodeo fun, guests will satiate their appetites with all-day Taco Tuesday specials on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Taco prices will start at $1.50, complemented by $5 tequila shots and $7 signature margaritas. Revelers can also join in on Tournament Tuesday beer pong at Rockhouse for the chance to win $500 cash. Tournament entry and open bar access will be available at 10 p.m.
Starting at 10 p.m., partiers can perfect their country twang during Country Karaoke on Wednesday, Dec. 11, while noshing on Wiener Circle Wednesday specials, with prices starting at $3. All proceeds from $5 bull rides will be donated to Horses for Heroes, an equestrian service organization that provides affordable recreational, instructional and wellness programs for active military members, veterans and first responders.
Bull-riding partygoers will have the opportunity to dub Rockhouse’s mechanical bull during Name the Bull on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 11:30 p.m. Participants can vote online at www.therockhousebar.com or cast their votes by redeeming vouchers for a complimentary 12-ounce well cocktail or domestic draft with the purchase of any regular priced drink. Vouchers will also be available from participating Grand Canal Shoppes venues such as Herve Leger, BGBG Maxazria, Dior Beauty, Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret and many more.
For the duration of NFR, Rockhouse will host nightly bull riding competitions at 10 p.m. with the chance to win $500 in cash and prizes each night. Former “American Idol” contestant Morgan Leigh will host bull riding Saturday, Dec. 7 – Monday, Dec. 9; NFR rodeo clown Robbie Hodges will host Tuesday, Dec. 10 – Saturday, Dec. 14; and top NFR rider L.J. Jenkins will co-host and hold two meet-and-greets on Wednesday, Dec. 11, and Thursday, Dec. 12. Every night that proceeds are not designated for another charitable cause, Rockhouse will donate $1 of every $5 mechanical bull ride to Horses for Heroes.
Additionally, guests can visit the Rockhouse booth at The Stetson Country Christmas Western Gift Expo at the Sands Expo Convention Center from Thursday, Dec. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 15.
Rockhouse’s nightly NFR drink specials will include $5 Coors bottles, $7 Heineken bottles, $19 Coors buckets and $22 Heineken buckets. All buckets include five bottles of selected beer.
C-A-L Ranch Stores will be the official 2013 NFR sponsor of Rockhouse and sister location, PBR Rock Bar.
Rockhouse, located inside Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo, is open daily from 11 a.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. on weekends, closing late into the night. Set up like an adult playroom, the hot spot comes complete with birdcages for dancing, pool tables, old-school arcade games, beer pong tables, a mechanical bull and 83 high-definition televisions, offering full audio for all sporting games. With a kitchen open at all hours, guests can enjoy a full food menu of delicious items, as well as a special breakfast menu served on Saturdays and Sundays, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rockhouse, Las Vegas’ only ultra-dive bar, is known for its world-famous 88-ounce drink guitars filled with ice cold beer or delicious daiquiris and was recently awarded “Best Small Nightclub in Las Vegas” by Nightclub & Bar. For more information visit www.therockhousebar.com, and for bottle and table reservations call 702.731.9683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay updated and follow Rockhouse on Twitter @RockhouseVegas and Facebook www.facebook.com/Rockhouselv