Las Vegas Lowdown | Mat Franco, hop and shop, and Downtown Summerlin Easter dining

Las Vegas Lowdown with Jillian Lopez (KSNV)

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Magician Mat Franco celebrates the month of the military child with a special discount offer for military families.

Families can experience Franco's show "Magic Reinvented Nightly" at the LINQ Hotel and Casino.

All month long, families can take advantage of a special offer by using code 35MIL when purchasing tickets online, over the phone, or at the LINQ Theater Box Office with valid proof of service.

For more information, visit Mat Franco's website.


Families can visit Town Square for a free Easter Egg hunt and family festival with a variety of activities for children to enjoy.

Egg hunts are divided into age groups 1-3 years, 4-6 years, and 7-9 years, and take place every 30 minutes per age group during morning and afternoon sessions.

Once your egg hunt is completed, please stop by the redemption booth to turn in your eggs for candy and prizes.

The redemption booth is located next to the registration tent between Yard House and Pot Liquor.

For more information, visit the Town Square event page.


On Easter Sunday, April 16, Downtown Summerlin is the place to be with several restaurants serving up delectable brunches and specialty menu offerings for the spring holiday.

Andiron Steak & Sea is featuring a traditional brunch menu with a few specialty additions including the Crab Benedict with asparagus and tomato hollandaise. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays starting at 10 a.m. The restaurant is also hosting an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday for children. Families must have a brunch reservation at Andiron to participate in the Easter egg hunt.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar opens at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 16 offering $5 Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Sangria, and Micheladas until 2 p.m. Brunch favorites include Baked Berry Pancakes, Breakfast Burger, and Strawberry French Toast. Reservations are available for parties six or more.

Crave American Kitchen & Sushi Bar is offering an Easter Grand Brunch Buffet from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. that will tantalize your taste buds with pastries, signature breakfast items, entrees, salads, and desserts. The buffet is $32.95 for adults and $14.95 for children.

Maggiano’s Little Italy is serving up a signature brunch that won’t disappoint. Bite into the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, the Meatball Benedict, or Maggiano’s Chicken and Waffles. Your mouth will thank you. Served Saturdays and Sundays until 3 p.m.

Fogo de Chão is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Easter Sunday and will feature The Fogo Churrasco experience. Children six and under are free.

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill opens to the neighborhood at 10:30 a.m. and will produce an array of offerings including Fried Brioche French Toast, a traditional rendition of Eggs Benedict, and a Smoked Salmon lox spread complete with a toasted bagel, chive cream cheese, tomatoes, onions, capers. Bottomless Mimosas are priced at $16, and other libations include fresh-made Berry Smoothies or customized Bloody Marys via a cart offering more than 15 toppings and eight varieties of hot sauces. Entrees begin at $9.

Public School 702 will offer its weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Favorites include the Benedict Pizza and Fried Chicken & Waffles.

Wonderland Bakery offers sweet treats you won’t want to miss. Hop over for custom Easter baskets for your little ones that include a selection of scrumptious sugar cookies, cake pops, cupcakes, and chocolate dipped treats. Stop in for an assortment of Easter themed confections including personalized cookies or a cookie decorating kit perfect for the entire family to enjoy!

For more information, visit the Downtown Summerlin dining directory.

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