LAS VEGAS (March 17, 2018) – New York-New York Hotel & Casino celebrated the luck of the Irish during their ninth annual Celtic Feis festival on March 16 and 17. Festivities kicked off on Friday with a parade that started at “Bliss Dance” at The Park, continued through New York-New York and culminated in a themed flash mob comprised of New York-New York employees on the Brooklyn Bridge. Following the procession, President and COO of New York-New York Hotel & Casino Cynthia Kiser Murphey greeted the crowd with a welcome toast.
Revelries continued on Saturday with a second parade through the hotel led by the Las Vegas Pipe Band that started on the Mezzanine and concluded at Nine Fine Irishmen's outdoor patio. Following the lively procession, Murphey and Las Vegas Pipe Band Drum Major Ken Misch welcomed the green-clad crowd on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge with a traditional Guinness toast.
During the Celtic Feis celebration, festival-goers gathered on the Brooklyn Bridge to watch non-stop musical performances by Strictly Hip, Sin E Ri Ra, The Sheleighlys, Phoenix, Celtic Rockers and Patrick Sieben, and satisfied their thirst with refreshing pints from the hotel's virtual Guinness pub. Guests also indulged in traditional Irish fare from Nine Fine Irishmen, including Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Bangers and more.
About Nine Fine Irishmen
This authentic Irish pub features Irish food, drinks and uniquely Irish song, dance and storytelling. Based on the adventurous lives of nine Irishmen in the 1800s, Nine Fine Irishmen is located directly on the Strip at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and offers an outside balcony, an authentic décor and feel, as well as traditional Irish entertainment. The menu delivers natural, fresh Irish flavors by offering everything from pub favorites to a more sophisticated cuisine. A full range of authentic Irish stouts, lagers and creamy ales such as Guinness and Smithwick’s are available. Traditional Irish drinks are made with premium spirits such as Jameson and Bushmill Whiskey. The interior décor was designed and built by the best of Ireland’s craftsmen and shipped directly to Las Vegas. Private dining and meeting rooms are available for parties and business functions seven days a week. The restaurant opens each day at 11 a.m. The bar is open daily until 2:45 a.m. For more information, visit ninefineirishmen.com or newyorknewyork.com.
About New York-New York
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of the iconic original, New York-New York offers all the excitement of the hotel’s namesake, from the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil production Zumanity and the thrilling Roller Coaster to tantalizing restaurants including Gallagher's Steakhouse and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music. A dynamic new plaza experience features fun and unique dining and retail destinations including a two-story flagship Hershey’s Chocolate World, Shake Shack, Tom’s Urban, Swatch, and Stupidiotic. New York-New York is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit newyorknewyork.com, call toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.