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Jan 9, 2023 5:10:36 PM7 min read

January Entertainment, Casino Events, Resort Specials and Recreation at Grand Sierra Resort

RENO, Nev. (Jan. 9, 2023) – Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) is kicking off 2023 with an unbeatable lineup of live music, high-energy nightlife, casino events and promotions, hotel specials and family-friendly recreation.

Players don’t want to miss out on becoming a member of the Infinity Rewards program. Cardholders are eligible to receive unique benefits at both GSR and SAHARA Las Vegas, receive personalized offers and enjoy one-of-a-kind access to everything the resorts have to offer.

Special Event
Lunar New Year Celebration | Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 22
2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, and GSR is celebrating with incredible dining specials and dazzling dance demonstrations.

  • The Grand Buffet’s special Lunar New Year menu will feature steamed clams in black bean sauce, soy ginger salmon, Chinese crispy lemon fish, hoisin BBQ pork ribs, garlic five spice NY strip, roasted whole pig, roasted duck, Kung Pao chicken, Peking duck roll, shanghai shrimp stir fry and a poke station. Guests can enjoy this menu on Friday, Jan. 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 21 and Sunday, Jan. 22 from 4 to 9 p.m. Pricing is $54.99 for adults and $34.99 for kids.
  • Rim Asian Bistro’s Chinese New Year menu features a wild mushroom bao amuse bouche, a Nori Goma Furikake seared tuna served with cucumber, whipped avocado and shoyu appetizer, and a seared scallop and crab meat seafood soup. Guests can select between three delectable entree options: steamed sea bass served with ginger soy sauce and long life noodle, a roasted honey duck served with kailan, mushroom and Mandarin orange sauce, or a yuzu poached lobster tail served with braised bok choy, wild mushrooms, and black truffle miso butter. This special menu will be available from Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 22 from 5 to 11 p.m. for $105 per person.
  • The spectacular lion dance demonstrations will take place on the casino floor on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 22 at 1 p.m.

Bush | Saturday, Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. | Grand Theatre
English rock band and ‘90s grunge icons Bush will take the stage with Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell for an unforgettable performance. Emerging during the grunge boom of the early ‘90s, Bush was the first British band post-Nirvana to hit it big in America with chart-topping releases like “Sixteen Stones” and “Razorblade Suitcase.” Joining Bush will be Jerry Cantrell, an eleven-time Grammy award nominee who was recognized in Guitar World’s “100 Greatest Guitar Players of All Time.” Tickets start at $39.50, plus additional taxes and fees. Doors open at 7 p.m.

LEX Nightclub

  • DJ Ryon and Jek B | Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 p.m.
    • Enjoy a high-energy set by local favorites DJ Ryon and Jek B. Murdock Hat Company (the same ladies from Biggest Little Fashion Truck) will also be in attendance giving away hats to lucky guests. Admission is complimentary for ladies and $20 for locals.
  • DJ Pauly D | Saturday, Jan. 28 at 10 p.m.
    • Now one of the most sought after DJs in the world, Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio initially catapulted to stardom as a reality TV personality on MTV's highest rated show, "Jersey Shore.” Whether he’s deejaying to a national audience or a dimly lit club, Pauly D never fails to deliver a dynamic set that leaves crowds fist-pumping for more. Tickets start at $20, plus additional taxes and fees, and can be found online at
  • Vive Fridays | Every Friday through Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.
    • Visit LEX Nightclub for the hottest party in town every Friday where popular DJs will be spinning today’s hottest Cumbia, Salsa, Bachata and Reggaetón with some classic hits and dance favorites sprinkled in. Doors open at 7 p.m. with beginner-friendly lessons by Gerson Chaves of Tiempo Latin Dance Company starting at 7:30 p.m. The party will continue at 10 p.m. when the nightclub doors open and Latin and top 40 hits play until last call. Admission is free before 7:30 p.m., $5 from 7:30 to 10 p.m., and $10 after 10 p.m.
      • Orquesta Taino | Friday, Jan. 13 – This popular Bay Area salsa band will provide live music for salsa lessons. The band will play two 45 minute sets at 9:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. Admission is complimentary until 7:30 p.m. and $10 after; admission for ladies is complimentary all night.

DJ-Hosted Music | Fridays and Saturdays | Crystal Lounge and Chickie’s & Pete’s
DJ Rekoh Suave will be spinning classic party tunes every Friday and Saturday at two of GSR’s most popular venues. Visit Crystal Lounge every Friday in Jan. at 9 p.m. to catch the live DJ set while enjoying specialty cocktails. Every Saturday in Jan. at 10 p.m., the party will move to Chickie’s & Pete’s where guests can jam out while watching sports and enjoying great food and draft beer. Admission is free for both venues.

Happy New Year Hotel Sale
Experience grand luxury at Reno’s Best Overall Gaming resort with an impressive range of quality amenities and services. Stay on select dates now through Friday, March 31 to receive 30% off already low rates. Every stay includes access to award-winning dining at Restaurant Row, entry to the hot tubs and fire pits, free parking, valet and shuttle service, and a flexible cancellation policy. Book before Tuesday, Jan. 31 to take advantage of this incredible offer. A minimum two-night stay is required. For more information or to book a reservation visit

The Spa
Indulge at The Spa at Grand Sierra Resort with signature massages, nourishing skin care rituals, revitalizing pedicures or manicures and world-class salon services. From now until Monday, Feb. 27, guests can unwind and melt the holiday stress away with an array of luxurious winter spa specials including the Winter Relaxation Package, which features a 50-minute grand signature aromatherapy massage and 50-minute buttered rum pedicure for $225 per person. For a full list of winter spa specials or to book an appointment, call 775-789-2186 or visit

The Ice Rink
Fun for the whole family, The Ice Rink at GSR invites guests to glide and twirl around the magnificent outdoor rink while enjoying the heated resort pool, fire pits, a full-service bar with a seasonal cocktail menu and seasonal treats. Sessions run Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 10:45 p.m. Guests can reserve tickets for two-hour skate sessions for $17, including skate rentals, or can book ice time at $10 per hour. For more information visit

Gaming $50,000 Flurries of Free Play | Sunday, Jan. 1 – Saturday, Feb. 4 | Casino Floor
Win big in the new year with this special drawing – Infinity Rewards members can start earning entries now for a chance to win up to $5,000 in free play. Weekly drawings will take place every Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m. The grand finale drawings will take place on Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7 and 9 p.m.

Ring in the New Year 23X Reels Multiplier | Friday, Jan. 6 and Saturday, Jan. 7 | Casino Floor
Kick off 2023 with a special 23X Reels Multiplier on Friday, Jan. 6 and Saturday, Jan. 7 from 4 a.m. to midnight. Simply swipe the Infinity Rewards player’s card at a promotional kiosk starting at 4 a.m. to activate.

$10,000 Raining Diamonds Slot Tournament | Monday, Jan. 16 | Tournament Area
Win up to $3,000 during this dazzling slot tournament. Entry is complimentary for Infinite, Iconic and Legend Infinity Rewards members or with 25 earned base points – entry vouchers can be printed at any promotional kiosk. Guests can participate anytime between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and can play one or more two-minute sessions. Scores will be ranked from highest to lowest, and the top 100 scores will win a portion of the prize fund.

Tuesday Slot Tournaments | Every Tuesday | Tournament Area
Enjoy weekly gaming fun on Tuesdays in 2023 (some dates excluded) for a chance to win up to $500 in free play. Entry is complimentary for Infinite, Iconic and Legend Infinity Rewards members or with 25 earned base points – entry vouchers can be printed at any promotional kiosk. Participants may play one two-minute session between 5 to 8 p.m. Winners will be determined by rank of scores highest to lowest, and the top 50 scores will win a portion of the prize fund.

Thursday Point Multiplier | Every Thursday | Casino Floor
Earn more points on Thursdays. With Infinity Rewards, players earn multipliers every day just for being a rewards member. Every Thursday from 4 a.m. to midnight, players can take away even more points – anywhere between 2X points and 12X points depending on their card level. Members can visit any promotional kiosk to redeem the offer.

To find out more about entertainment, gaming, and hotel deals and promotions across the resort and to learn more about Infinity Rewards, visit

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