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The Best Things To Do in Las Vegas, April 2018

Eat at Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant, watch a dance pro host Chippendales and more.

Gordon Ramsay debuts his fifth Las Vegas restaurant, a "Dancing with the Stars" pro hosts the Chippendales production, a new sangria bar opens on the Strip and so much more. Discover all that's new in Las Vegas, starting with these six options. 

Hell’s Kitchen

The thrill of the red team vs. blue team comes alive at Gordon Ramsay’s new Hell’s Kitchen. His famous beef Wellington and Hell’s Kitchen burger join new dishes such as "eggs in purgatory" and lemon poppy seed pancakes for breakfast. More than 300 guests can dine at the restaurant that includes two chef’s tables, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Strip, red and blue design details in the show kitchen, a private dining room and a contemporary bar. Bonus: Photos of every “Hell’s Kitchen” winner line the walls and fans can pick up souvenirs in the gift shop at the front. Su-Th, 11 am-10 pm; F-Sa, 11 am-11 pm. Caesars Palace, 702.731.7373.

Chippendales Men
“Dancing with the Stars” pro Tony Dovolani joins the cast of Chippendales. (©Chippendales)

Mirrorball Pro

The boys in cuffs and collars add a new sizzle to Chippendales when “Dancing with the Stars” pro Tony Dovolani joins the cast for six weeks as the guest host. Dovolani guest hosts every Thursday through Sunday from April 19 to May 27. 18+. Su-W, 8:30 pm; F-Sa, 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $54.95-$82.50. Rio, 702.777.2782

Sangria and Punch Bowls from Aexxa's Bar at Paris
Aexxa's Bar at Paris features sangria and punch bowls. (©Alexxa's Bar)

Sangria, Please

Sip on nine sangrias on the outdoor patio overlooking the Strip at Alexxa’s Bar, sitting right next door to Hexx Kitchen & Bar at Paris. Can’t decide on a drink? Order a flight of three drinks to sample hops and barley, infused and crushed grapes creations.  Or grab a group of friends to order punch bowls meant to be shared. Open 24 hours. Paris, 702.331.5100

The Mob Museum
The Mob Museum adds new attractions. (©Vox Solid Communications)

Fight Crime

The Mob Museum just went through a first-floor renovation that includes a brand-new exhibition space called Organized Crime Today, focusing on the modernization and evolution of organized crime in the present day. Two new experiential spaces include the Use of Force Training Experience and Crime Lab, focusing on methods employed by law enforcement to apprehend and prosecute criminals and their organizations. Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m. $27 adults, Use of Force Training Experience, +$12, Crime Lab, + $7; $14 children 11-17. Discounts for military, teachers, seniors, students. Children 10 and under are free. 300 E. Stewart Ave., 702.229.2734

Lolli & Pops Candy
Lolli & Pops (©Lolli & Pops)

The Sweet Life

Confections, sweets and gifts from around the world find a home at Lolli & Pops. Rice Krispy treats decked out in S’Mores or rainbow sprinkles, dessert-flavored Topp’d bars in birthday cake or cookies and cream, champagne truffles, popcorn tins and even European chocolates such as Terry’s Chocolate Orange Milk Chocolate Bar, Milka Bars, Chupa Chups Melody Pops, Kit Kat Chunky Cookie Dough, Nestle Lion Bar, Nestle Aero Peppermint Bar and Kinder Joy Eggs fill the store. Unicorn Bark features white chocolate with swirls of blue and purple, decorated with sparkling candy pearls and dusted with unicorn glitter. Fashion Show, 702.418.3994

Variety of Flavorful Ice Cream at Sloan's
Sloan's Ice Cream (©Sloan's Ice Cream)

Sugar Rush

Over-the-top ice cream treats come from Sloan’s Ice Cream with its whimsical design of pink walls and candied chandeliers as well as homemade ice cream, chocolates, candies and toys. Baked waffle cones, cookies and brownies along with a wall of bulk candy and gifts await. Grand Canal Shoppes in The Venetian, 702.776.6200