• 03-JUN-2015

Mesquite Entertainment and Events

Mesquite Balloon Festival

From comedy to cabaret, lounge acts to live special events, Mesquite knows how to keep your nights sizzling. Take in an exciting show or headliner, or mix it up with a game or two at a state-of-the-art bowling center.

The destination also offers a variety of annual events that are the perfect excuse to book a getaway.

Skydome Lounge: Skydome Lounge at the CasaBlanca Hotel Casino features live music from a wide vareity of genres including top 40, R&B, Classic Rock, the Sixties, and Motown tunes and more. 

Event Type: Variety of music options

Price: No cover charge

Dates: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturda

Annual Events

Motor Mania, Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend: This classic car show draws more than 700 vehicles and thousands of spectators every year. It’s open to all years, makes and models of classic cars, including vintage, classic, hot rods, street rods and custom vehicles. Contestants have a chance of winning a share of $15,000 in cash prizes. Drivers can sign up for competitions like “Roaring Engines” and “Slow Drags & Burn Outs.” Admission is free to the public and visitors can check out the “show and shines” at the following properties: CasaBlanca Resort & Casino, Eureka Casino Resort and the Virgin River Hotel.

Mesquite Balloon Festival, January: The majestic skies above Mesquite fill with more than 45 spectacular hot air balloons for the annual two-day Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival held each January. Balloons launch from the Oasis Parking Lot at the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and race around the Virgin Valley. Once the sun goes down, a balloon glow takes place at the CasaBlanca South Parking Lot, where guests have the opportunity to chat with pilots and see the balloons up close. The festival and family-friendly events are free to the public.

Mesquite Motor Mania, January:This car show is open to all makes and models of cars with $15,000 in cash and prizes. Stroll among more than 700 cars, watch the exciting Burn Out and Slow Drag competitions. Concessions are also on hand while you enjoy the mild winter temperatures of Mesquite.  

Mesquite Amateur Golf Tournament, May: The Mesquite Amateur consists of a five-day, 54-hole, net, stroke play tournament. Participants compete against a field of players with a similar handicap. There is also a practice round held on the first day of the event. Finalist rankings are determined by comparing the three-day cumulative score. The top four participants from each flight compete in the 18-hole championship round at the CasaBlanca Golf Club.

Rockets Over the Red Mesa, July: Eureka Casino Resort hosts the annual “Rockets over the Red Mesa” to celebrate Independence Day The Nevada POPS Orchestra is back again this year with a full 31-piece orchestra performing a 75-minute program, highlighting 100 years of American music. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area, which will be set up behind the Eureka Casino Resort.

CasaBlanca Rib Fest, September: The CasaBlanca will fire up the streets of Mesquite with award-winning barbecue Vendors. Vendors will serve up mouthwatering ribs and other savory barbecue classics, alongside a beer garden featuring craft beers and specialty liquors. Come enjoy the live entertainment, kid-friendly activities and other surprises sure to guarantee a flavorful weekend.

Super Run, September: Peruse all your favorite vintage cars, new cars, custom automobiles, and beloved classics! Show-n-Shine, Slow Drags and Burn Out competitions are just part of the fun.

Tri-States Gran & Ultimo Fondo, November: Test your mettle with this one-of-a-kind cycling race that traverses three states in one incredible day of cycling. Climbing to elevations of 2,500’ or as high as 7,500’ bicyclists will experience a unique, challenging and beautiful century event. Bicycling Magazine has Gran Fondo Las Vegas on its “bucket list” of Gran Fondos! 

Nevada Open Golf Tournament, November: With over 40 years of championship history, the Nevada Open is one of the most respected and anticipated golf tournaments in Nevada. The event includes a Pro-Am with a round of golf at Palms Golf Club, lunch, a special prize purse for Amateur and Pros. Viewing is always free for friends, family and golf enthusiasts.

CasaBlanca Two Man Golf Tournament, November: Organized by the same people who implement the successful Mesquite Amateur and Nevada Open, this golf tournament delivers three championship courses over three days for the avid golfer. Expanding to take up to 150 teams, they will offer Gross and Net Flights or 6 flights with a full field of 150 teams. Each flight will be competing for $6,000. There will be daily skins available at your course each day.