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Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts Celebrate Lunar New Year With Ribbon Cutting and Lion Dance Parades

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts Celebrate Lunar New Year With Ribbon Cutting and Lion Dance Parades
In honor of the Lunar New Year, Caesars Palace hosted a lively lion dance parade to celebrate the Year of the Dog and bring good luck to the iconic resort on Saturday, Feb. 17 (Caesars Palace Eye Painting Ceremony with Caesars Entertainment President & CEO Mark Frissora – Photo credit: Patrick Gray / www.KabikPhotoGroup.com)

Chinese New Year 2018_Caesars Palace Lion Dance
Chinese New Year 2018  – Caesars Palace Lion Dance

Photo credit: Patrick Gray / www.KabikPhotoGroup.com

President and Chief Executive Officer of Caesars Entertainment Mark Frissora, Regional President of Caesars Palace Gary Selesner and President of International Marketing for Caesars Palace Jon Jaggers participated in a traditional lion eye painting ceremony to kick off the parade at the resort’s porte cochère and main entrance.

Chinese New Year 2018_Caesars Palace Lion Dance
Chinese New Year 2018 – Caesars Palace Lion Dance

Photo credit: Patrick Gray / www.KabikPhotoGroup.com

After the eye painting ceremony, the lion dancers continued the parade through Palace Court, Beijing Noodle No. 9, the recently opened Pronto by Giada, Bacchanal Buffet and MR CHOW. Additionally, Caesars Palace welcomed guests with elaborate decorations on the casino floor including hanging lanterns, banners, firecrackers and a blossom tree.

Chinese New Year 2018 - The LINQ Promenade Dragon Dance
Chinese New Year 2018 – The LINQ Promenade Dragon Dance

Photo credit: Gabe Ginsberg

To bring good luck across the city, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts also hosted lion dance performances at Bally’s Las Vegas, The Cromwell, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel & Casino, The LINQ Promenade, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Paris Las Vegas from Feb. 16-17.

The LINQ Promenade began its four-day Lunar New Year festival on Feb. 16 with a ribbon cutting featuring Chinese dignitaries, local government officials, leaders of major Chinese community associations and Caesars Entertainment executives. Guests also enjoyed live cultural performances and dragon dances on The LINQ Fountain Stage with the High Roller Observation Wheel lit red and gold in the background.

Additional lion dance performances will take place at The LINQ Promenade at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18 and Monday, Feb. 19, as well as at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28.