California Hotel and Casino hosts the 15th Annual Lei Day Polynesian Festival on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
The annual Polynesian festival brings together musicians, dancers, artists, craftsmen and food and beverage vendors to showcase the very best of Hawaii. Entry to the two-day event is FREE.
Throughout the festivities, a continual flow of Hawaiian and Polynesian musicians and dancers will entertain attendees. Special demonstrations and activities will highlight Hawaiian culture, and a number of vendors will be on hand to display and sell arts and crafts. Traditional Hawaiian dishes and delicacies will be available for purchase including kalua pig, lau lau, poi, beef teriyaki sticks and hot malasadas.
A special concert will be held on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Ohana/Maile Room at the Cal, featuring Hawaiian recording artists Gary Haleamau and Kawili, Na Palapalai, and Kupaoa. This concert is a paid event, and tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased at the California Hotel’s B Connected desk, or by calling 702.388.2705.
On Sunday, May 6, at 3 p.m., the annual “Island Fever Block Party,” will be held, featuring local bands and non-stop entertainment -- including, direct from Hawaii, Na Hokupa. This is a free event.
Attendees are encouraged to share their experiences and be a part of the conversation on Twitter by following @thecal and using the hash tag #vegasleiday.
Further event information is available at www.thecal.com, or by calling 702.385.1222 or 800.634.6505.