Night on the Strip

Night on the Strip


Although the bulk of our core convention activities are focused on Downtown Las Vegas and its renaissance, what would a trip to Las Vegas be without an evening on the glittering Strip, just 4 miles away?

On Wednesday, October 7, our evening a la carte option is a Night on the Strip—dinner and a show, including transportation, at an unbeatable price:

Active $15
Associate $25
Alumni $30
Spouse $30

Transportation for this evening will depart the Downtown Grand approximately 6:00 p.m., for dinner starting at 6:30. Your entertainment choices will include many of the top resident shows—most of these performances start at 9:00 or 9:30. Your Night on the Strip will conclude with transportation back to the Downtown Grand at approximately 11:00 p.m.

Select your preferred show from the list below. We have a limited number of tickets for each show.

You will also have the option of selecting dinner only, which may offer a more leisurely meal, and the opportunity to explore the Strip on your own until the coaches depart around 11:00 p.m. (or you may opt for a taxi back downtown earlier or later, at your own cost). You’ll have a ticket to use the Las Vegas Monorail, if you want to travel to other Strip locations.

Final dinner options will be assigned the first week of August, when all tours are confirmed by email. (Note that you will have the opportunity to select your dining preferences for the Downtown Dine-Around on Monday, October 5—this event is included in core convention registration and separate from the Night on the Strip).

Terry Fator: The Voice of EntertainmentNOS-01 Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment

He captured the hearts – and funny bones – of America with his victory on “America’s Got Talent.” Now, Terry Fator brings his hilarious live show to The Mirage in Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment filled with singing impressions and unparalleled ventriloquism. Backed by a sizzling live band, Fator brings to life his puppet co-stars including Winston the Impersonating Turtle, the loveable Emma Taylor, Vikki “The Cougar,” Wrex the Crash Test Dummy, Berry Fabulous and Monty Carlo, through comic
banter and their hilarious take on musical superstars including
Cher, Justin Timberlake, Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks,
The Pussycat Dolls and many more.


AbsintheNOS-02 Absinthe

Hailed by Chicago Sun-Times as “sexy, funny, unabashedly raunchy,” and named “Best Show” on the Strip by Vegas SEVEN, Las Vegas Weekly and the Las Vegas Review-Journal, ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace is an acro-cabaret variety show featuring wild and outlandish acts in a theatre-in-the-round presentation. Audiences are treated to a night of imagination and excess as the cast of eccentrics perform amazing feats of strength, balance, danger and unfathomable flexibility within mere feet of the audience surrounding the intimate stage.


Zarkana™ by Cirque du Soleil®NOS-03 Zarkana™ by Cirque du Soleil®

Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil is a spirited voyage through an abandoned theater where an extraordinary circus comes back to life. Populated by a motley collection of off-the-wall characters and incomparable acrobats, Zarkana is a visual vortex set in a twisted acrobatic fantasy universe where, little by little, chaos and craziness give way to a true celebration. Zarkana is a quintessential Cirque du Soleil spectacular featuring an international cast of 70 world class acrobats, aerialists, jugglers,
high wire and trapeze artists set on a grand stage at
ARIA Resort & Casino.


“O™” by Cirque du Soleil®NOS-04 “O™” by Cirque du Soleil® – SOLD OUT

Cirque du Soleil weaves an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surrealism and theatrical romance in the timeless production, “O.”  Inspired by the concept of infinity and the elegance of water’s pure form, “O” pays tribute to the beauty of the theatre – from the simplest street performance to the most lavish of operas – where anything is possible and where the drama of life plays itself out before your very eyes. World-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, divers and characters perform in, on, and above
water to create a breathtaking experience. Only at the
Bellagio, Las Vegas.



Mystère™ by Cirque du Soleil®NOS-05  Mystère™ by Cirque du Soleil®

Mystère is the original must-see Cirque du Soleil production that combines high-energy acrobatics and dramatic dance set to the thunderous rhythms of the Taïko drums. Featuring an international cast of 75 artists, Mystère provides the ultimate discovery that life itself is a mystery. Only at Treasure Island.



KÀ ™by Cirque du Soleil®NOS-06 KÀ ™by Cirque du Soleil®  Sold Out

You can see it. You can experience it. But, you won’t believe it!  KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil takes adventure to an all new level.  Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelopes the audience. Live at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.




Criss Angel, the most famous magician on the planet presents CRISS ANGEL Believe, an illusion spectacle at the Luxor Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. Criss has amazed hundreds of millions on television, online, and is the most watched magician in history. Now YOU can experience his mega-hit LIVE! Witness OVER 40 of the most mind-blowing illusions ever performed. Criss Angel has not only been celebrated with more magic awards than any other magician in history, but was also named Magician of the
Century and in 2012 was named Vegas’ Entertainer of the Year
and Best Magician in Las Vegas. Now let the magic live in you…


Zumanity™, the Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil™NOS-08  Zumanity™, the Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil

Zumanity, the Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil, is a seductive twist on reality, making the provocative playful and the forbidden electrifying!  Leave all inhibitions at the door and let loose as this adult-themed production takes you on a sexy thrill ride full of sensational acrobatics and naughty fun.  Zumanity was created for adults 18 and over. Only at New York-New York Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas.



Brad Garrett’s Comedy ClubNOS-09 Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club Sold Out

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call home in Las Vegas. In the week that SATW will be in Las Vegas, the top performer will be Steve Trevino as headliner; Geechy Guy as special guest hosted by Drew Thomas. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests
under 21 years of age.


Dinner on the Las Vegas StripNOS-10 – Dinner ONLY

For those who prefer a dining-only option on the Strip, a number of restaurants are available and welcome SATW members. Please reserve as with the rest of the tours. This can be followed by a self-guided walk up and down the Strip, a marvelous sight with all the lights and fountains.


Late Night – Hyde Bellagio

For our night owls we have obtained 100 admissions to sizzling Hyde Bellagio, one of the Strip’s most exclusive nightclubs, overlooking the Fountains of Bellagio.  Boasting a seamless indoor/outdoor space and floor-to-ceiling windows, Hyde Bellagio features an expansive terrace showcasing Las Vegas’ most-celebrated landmark, the Fountains of Bellagio. Hyde features an early evening experience, highlighted by an award-winning mixology program. After the sun sets, Hyde evolves into Vegas’ hottest nightlife destination with 40 VIP tables, a diverse rotation of DJs, live performances and the city’s most exclusive clientele. This includes entrance and your first drink. Tickets distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis at registration.


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