Celebrate the Silver Legacy's 20th birthday
The Silver Legacy turns 20 this year. To celebrate, they're throwing a huge party during July and they want you to be a part of it. From fireworks to drink specials and shows, here are five ways you can celebrate with them.
What's Your Legacy?
Silver Legacy opened its doors with 2,450 team members. Of those, 160 are still employed with us today. In total, Silver Legacy has employed 18,302 people in northern Nevada.
Now, we want to know, What's Your Legacy? Silver Legacy is encouraging the public to submit their favorite Silver Legacy stories, photos, and even videos, for the chance to win a one-night stay at Silver Legacy and dinner for two at Sterling's Seafood Steakhouse. To enter, visit Silver Legacy on Facebook or go to SilverLegacyReno.com/birthday.
20th Birthday Fireworks Celebration
The first time fireworks were shot off a building in Downtown Reno, were off the top of the Silver Legacy to commemorate the grand opening. Relive that moment with a special fireworks show on July 25 at approximately 9 p.m.
Silver Legacy made its shining big screen debut in the hit 1996 film "Kingpin," starring Woody Harrelson and Bill Murray. Check out the stellar lineup of entertainment happening in July:
- Lisa Lampanelli, July 11
- Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, July 17
- Superhero Crawl, July 18
- Laugh Factory Grand Opening with Jamie Kennedy, July 24
- Kenny Rogers, July 31
Win Big Birthday Bucks
Did you know? If all the decks of cards Silver Legacy used for table games in 2014 were stacked, they would equal the height of Silver Legacy's hotel 23 times over.
- $20,000 Daily Slot Tournament, July 5-24
- $25,000 20th Birthday Slot Tournament, July 24-26
- $30,000 Blackjack Tournament, July 31 – Aug. 2
Birthday (Cup)Cakes and More
Silver Legacy has used 14,716,800 eggs since 1995. If you laid the combination of those eggs side by side starting at Silver Legacy's front steps, they would stretch all the way to Portland.
Now through July 24, Silver Legacy will offer the following food and beverage specials:
- Tournedos Rossini at Sterling's Seafood Steakhouse: medallions of beef, Foie Gras, brioche croutons and truffles with whipped potatoes, fresh vegetables and perigourdine sauce for $38
- BBQ Beef Ribs at Café Central: a generous serving of our BBQ ribs, corn on the cob, cole slaw, and a baked potato for $8.25
- Bay Shrimp Salad Sandwich at Pearl Oyster Bar and Grill: bay shrimp, mayonnaise, green onions, and celery on a croissant with fries, salad or chips for $7.95
- The Legacy at Triple Play Grill: rare roast beef, turkey, cheddar cheese, tomato and lettuce on sourdough bread for $5.95
Silver Baron Lounge, Drinx Lounge, and the Comedy Club Bar will serve three birthday drink specials through July 24:
- The Baron's Red Velvet Cake Martini, $6
- The Motherlode German Chocolate Cake, $6
- The Big 20! Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot, $5
And what would a birthday be without some cake – or cupcakes, at least! Special 20th Birthday mint chocolate or strawberry vanilla cupcakes will be available for $2.75, but on July 28, they will be absolutely free with the purchase of an entrée at Café Central or Pearl Oyster Bar and Grill.
To honor Silver Legacy's platinum anniversary, the Reno Gazette Journal will publish a special commemorative insert in their daily paper on Sunday, July 12. Want to know a few more fun facts about Silver Legacy? Check out 20 Fun Facts for Silver Legacy's 20th Birthday.