Red Dragon has announced that the upcoming Las Vegas Foodie Fest, presented by Pepsi, will donate a portion of total proceeds to two local charitable organizations: The Shade Tree and Bamboo Bridges.
Las Vegas Foodie Fest will be held from Wednesday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 19, at The LINQ Promenade.
“With an increased awareness of domestic violence issues recently in popular culture, we want to do our part by raising money through the Las Vegas Foodie Fest,” said Noel Casimiro, managing partner of Red Dragon. “We believe these organizations are vital in making a difference in our local community and we’re honored to partner with them for this event.”
Las Vegas Foodie Fest will feature more than 50 of the nation’s top food trucks and food vendors highlighted by East Coast and Midwest favorite, White Castle, along with a number of celebrity trucks from The Food Network, History Channel, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel. Las Vegas Foodie Fest has been named ‘Best Recurring Las Vegas Event’ by Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas the last two years and will feature carnival rides, games and live entertainment in addition to a wide selection of food and drinks.
Unlimited general admission to Las Vegas Foodie Fest is $12 per person starting the week of the event or $10 if purchased in advance online at www.lasvegasfoodiefest.com. One-day passes are available for $10 during event week and $8 in advance. Active military personnel and veterans, seniors 59 and older, Caesars Entertainment employees and Clark County first responders will receive a discount of $2 off tickets purchased at the gate with a valid ID. Individual food and drink items are priced per purchase.
About The Shade Tree
For 25 years The Shade Tree, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and their pets affected by domestic violence and crisis in the Las Vegas valley. As the only organization with an animal shelter on campus, named Noah’s Animal House, The Shade Tree brings families together with their pets and connects them with assistance and services. The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of its kind in Nevada and is the only 24-hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women and children in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds, The Shade Tree provides over 6,000 women and children safe shelter each year. To learn more about how you can support The Shade Tree, please call (702) 385-0072 or visit www.theshadetree.org.
About Bamboo Bridges
Bamboo Bridges is a non-profit organization that bridges the multi-ethnic, multilingual, and multi-generational Asian Pacific American community by developing collaborations and building awareness of the issues that APA women confront in their lives, families, and communities. Please visit www.bamboobridges.org for more information.
About Red Dragon LLC
Red Dragon LLC was founded in September 2011 and is comprised of Noel Casimiro, Art Casimiro, Oliver Tolentino and Marc Tolentino. Their mission is to create events for Las Vegas residents for the whole family to enjoy. For more information about Las Vegas Foodie Fest and Red Dragon, please visit www.reddragonllc.com.
About White Castle
White Castle is a family-owned business based in Columbus, Ohio, that owns and operates more than 400 restaurants in 12 states. The company was founded in Wichita, Kansas in 1921 and is America’s first fast-food hamburger chain. The White Castle slider, made from 100 percent USDA inspected beef, was recently named “most influential burger of all time” in a Time Magazine poll of hamburger historians. White Castle’s commitment to maintaining the highest quality products extends to the company owning and operating its own meat processing plants and bakeries. Craver Nation, White Castle’s culture center for Cravers, connects like-minded Cravers from around the globe in a social media setting. For more information on White Castle, visit whitecastle.com.
About The LINQ Promenade & High Roller
Caesars Entertainment is redefining the iconic Las Vegas skyline with The LINQ Promenade, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller. Named as the “Best thing to do on the perfect weekend getaway in Las Vegas” by Condé Nast Traveler, The LINQ Promenade and High Roller features more than 30 unique retail, dining and entertainment venues and plays host to a variety of special events, festivals and more. Located at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, the 550-foot tall High Roller, recently voted as one the top places to take a selfie by Travel + Leisure, is the focal point of the unique urban entertainment district and has proven to be a top location to spot celebrities. The wheel’s 28 glass-enclosed cabins feature an interactive experience including video and music that fade away to unveil spectacular views of the famed resort city in the 30 minutes it takes to complete one full revolution. Each cabin accommodates up to 40 people. Cabins are available for individual or group experiences. For more information, visit TheLINQ.com.