LAS VEGAS--Visitors to Caesars Magical Empire, a themed dining and
entertainment attraction in Caesars Palace here, can preview the
facilities free on Fridays through Tuesdays.
The tours, offered
from 10:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., visit the attraction's catacombs and
an ornate dining chamber before continuing to a 70-foot-tall
rotunda, where participants can view a special-effects show.
Admission to Caesars Magical Empire, which features dinner and
two shows from 4:30 p.m to 10 p.m. Fridays through Tuesdays, is $75
per person. Tour participants receive a $15 discount on the
admission price for early and late dinner seatings, which run from
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., respectively.
The cost of the tickets covers a three-course dinner with wine,
live entertainment in two theaters, taxes and gratuity. The
attraction is not recommended for children under 5 years of
Caesars Magical Empire
Phone: (800) 445-4544 or (702) 731-7333
More free entertainment is available at the Forum Shops at
Caesars, where fountains feature animated statues in shows with
laser, audio and video special effects.
At the Festival Fountain show, near the Las Vegas Strip
entrance, Bacchus, Venus, Plutus and Apollo offer good wishes to
shoppers every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. In the
shopping plaza's west corridor, Atlantis-themed statues re-enact
the tale of the lost city every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. to 11
p.m. Each of the statue shows is about seven minutes long and can
be seen seven days a week.
Visitors also will find a 50,000-gallon aquarium filled with
hundreds of tropical fish next to the Atlantis statues. Two to
three times per day, scuba divers star in their own show of sorts
when they enter the aquarium to feed the fish and perform
maintenance work on the facility.
Phone: (702) 893-4800
Also near the Atlantis statues is Race for Atlantis, a motion
simulator ride that combines 3-D technology with an 82-foot-wide
Imax domed screen. Participants, wearing headsets for the audio and
visual effects, compete in a computer-animated chariot race through
The ride operates from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sundays through
Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
Tickets are $9.50 for adults; $6.75 for children under 12; $8.50
for seniors and $8 for Nevada residents and students.
Race for Atlantis
Phone: (888) 910-RACE or (702) 733-9000.
For those more interested in climbing a mountain or scuba
diving, the property's Omnimax theater is the place to go. Shown on
a dome-shaped screen almost six stories high and enhanced by an
89-speaker sound system, "Everest" and "The Living Sea" are shown
alternately every hour on the hour.
The theater is open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through
Thursdays and from noon to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Ticket
prices are $7 for adults; $6 for Nevada residents, and $5 for
children ages 2 to 12, Caesars Palace hotel guests, groups of at
least 15 people, military personnel, seniors and those with
Phone: (702) 731-7900