Caesars Palace celebrates 50 years

Synonymous with Las Vegas itself, this summer the world-renowned Caesars Palace is marking its 50th anniversary with a Summer of Caesars celebration which began June 17 and is extending throughout the year. The festivities will be highlighted with a weekend of celebration Aug. 5-6.

The legendary resort set the standard when it first opened on Aug. 5, 1966, and today remains an incredible force at the center of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Caesars Palace marks its 50-year milestone with special anniversary events and promotions including:

• Turning 50? Celebrate with Caesars — If you are celebrating your 50th birthday in 2016, celebrate at Caesars Palace and receive a $50 food and beverage credit with your stay during the Summer of Caesars. Must be a Total Rewards loyalty program member and additional terms and conditions apply.

• Walking Tour and Photo Exhibit — Take a self-guided, historical walking tour and photo exhibit and discover then-and-now images and displays, iconic moments in entertainment and sports, popular movie locations, key photo-worthy landmarks and the “Five Lucky Spots.” The walking tour is free and open to the public.

• Interactive Photo Experience — Take a nostalgic picture with a Roman chariot that has been refurbished from Caesars Palace historical archive.

• #IAmCaesar Sweepstakes — Launching in conjunction with the Summer of Caesars, enter for a chance to win a number of extravagant prizes and experiential packages. Go to for complete details and official rules. No purchase necessary. Must be 21+ to enter.

• Special 50th Anniversary Room Packages — Caesars Palace is offering four unique #IAmCaesar 50th Anniversary room packages available now through the end of the year. Choose from #IAmCaesar 50th Anniversary Emperor Package, Culinary Empire Package, Nightlife Package or Indulgence Package. To book, visit

• Commemorative Merchandise — Apparel, luggage tags, magnets, pins, key chains, money clips, glassware, and a collectible 50th anniversary snow globe will be available throughout Caesars Palace retail outlets.

• Surprise and Delights — Special surprises include spontaneous room upgrades, free show tickets, complimentary meals and drinks, gift baskets, spa and salon services, and Forum Shops gift cards

• Marquee Events — A roster of anniversary events will include a special fireworks display and celebration with live music on Sunday, July 3.

• Anniversary Weekend Celebrations – — During the course of the anniversary weekend from Aug. 5-6, a number of celebratory events including a commemorative cake and champagne toast, as well as a gala for invited guests and VIPs, will take place.