The Ceremonial “Grito Mexicano” Celebration at The Chandelier During Mexican Independence Day at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Photos by Tom Donoghue

 

In honor of Mexican Independence Day on September 16, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas presented its first-ever Mexican Independence Day celebration, which took place from September 15-17, 2011. The festivities kicked off at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 and at 11pm was the ceremonial “Grito Mexicano” celebration at The Chandelier.

 

On Friday, September 16, Mexican star Pedro Fernández performed at The Boulevard Pool; and on Saturday, September 17, EatDrink hosted a book signing with Food Network chef Marcela Valladolid for her new book Mexican Made Easy. In addition, there were mariachis and folkloric dancers performing throughout the resort, authentic Mexican cuisine and drinks served at various restaurants and The Chandelier, and a “Street Fair” on P2 featuring mariachis, folkloric dancers and street carts with temporary tattoos, face-painting, candy sculpting, and more!

 

For upcoming shows and events at The Cosmopolitan see the Events Calendar.

 

 

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Taken on January 21, 2007