The Las Vegas events for this up-and-coming month of May encourage you to take some time off from work, hop on a plane and experience everything Sin City has to offer. This May brings some of the hottest and most exclusive poolside parties, incredible boxing matches, spectacular auto shows and hilarious performances from some of America’s most popular bands. Below are the five most anticipated Las Vegas events of May, 2009.
Third Season Launch of Ditch Fridays – Friday, May 1st
In conjunction with N9NE Group and Miller Lite, the Playboy Playmates of 2008 are set to host the season launch of one of the most stimulating and highly-attended poolside parties, Ditch Fridays, at the Palms Pool & Bungalows. Attendees are encouraged to skip work, enjoy all the amenities of the adult playground and experience first-hand why the “Hottest Summer Party Destination” has redefined the Las Vegas pool party scene. Playboy Playmates of 2008 hosting the kickoff of the third season of Ditch Fridays are: Michelle McLaughlin (February 2008), AJ Alexander (May 2008), Juliette Frette (June 2008), Laura Croft (July 2008), Kayla Collins (August 2008), Kelly Carrington (October 2008) and identical twin sisters Jennifer and Natalie Campbell (December 2008).
Pacquiao vs Hatton – Saturday, May 2nd @ 3:30p.m.
Five-division world champion Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao and IBO World Junior Welterweight champion Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton meet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2nd. In what promises to be the biggest pay-per-view event of the year, these two elite fighters will go toe-to-toe in the ring for Hatton’s World Junior Welterweight title. Tickets start at $150 and are limited to 2 per person at this price. All other tickets, ranging from $300 to $1,000, limit 10 per person.
Cars, Stars & Guitars 14th Annual Motorhead Festival – Friday, May 8th & Saturday, May 9th
Experience a great weekend spent in sunny Las Vegas the entire family can enjoy. The 14th Annual Motorhead Festival brings live music, great food and fabulous automobilia to the Aliante Station Casino & Hotel. The local event, sponsored by local businesses, has been raising money for charities since 1996. Automobile enthusiasts come back year after year for the spectacular display of hot-rods, classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, racecars, exotics and boats. Event goers will also gain the opportunity to share their expertise and develop friendships with other fellow “Motorheads.”
Flight of the Conchords 2009 North American Tour – Saturday, May 23rd @ 9:00p.m.
The Flight of the Conchords, “New Zealand’s 4th most popular folk parody duo,” is set to perform at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Supporting the release of their second Sub Pop album, the Grammy Award winning and HBO original series television stars Jermaine Clement and Bret McKenzie kicked off their North American Tour on April 6th in Tampa, Florida. Taking the U.S. by storm, their “acapella-rap-funk-comedy” folk act has left fans in hysterics. Prepare yourself for a wide variety of comedy skits, a few high-quality David Bowie impressions and original hit songs such as “She’s So Hot…Boom!” Tickets start at $69 a pop, but hurry, the show is selling out quickly.
The Love Festival – Sunday, May 24th @ 10:00a.m.
The best of N9NE Group, Go Ventures and Art of Dance bring you the Memorial Day Weekend 2009 Love Festival Las Vegas. America’s longest running annual dance music event, the party continues this May at the Palms Casino Resort Rain Nightclub. The main event commences at 9pm but not before an exclusive Palms Pool pre-party running from 10am ‘til 7pm. After splashing into The Love Festival daytime pool party Gold VIP members can enjoy complimentary refreshments, hosted bar, decorated VIP area and free artist giveaways until sunrise. General admission starts at $50 and platinum VIP tickets are available providing full in and out access to the Hefner Sky Villa suite.