The gates to Mr. Las Vegas? home have opened to the general public for the very first time. Beginning Sept. 18, Casa de Shenandoah, Wayne Newton?s 52-acre sanctuary and also the recently-built Customer Center, will allow fans inside the field of the legendary performer for any true behind-the-moments consider the existence from the guy that has made Vegas his professional and personal home in excess of half a century.
?It?s been a dream of mine to open Casa de Shenandoah to my fans from around the world for years, and that dream is now a reality,? said Newton.
Situated just moments in the Vegas Strip, Casa de Shenandoah continues to be Newton?s sanctuary in excess of 40 years. With lush landscape designs, natural artesian ponds and waterfalls and towering oak trees, a visit through Casa de Shenandoah includes the rare chance to determine Newton?s champion Arabian horses subjected to their paces and satisfy the Newton family?s foreign animals including ?Boo? the capuchin monkey, ?Charlie? the penguin, wallabies, peacocks and much more.
The experience starts across the street from the estate in the Casa de Shenandoah Visitor Center, where visitors will discover a brief movie about Newton?s life and Casa de Shenandoah before boarding custom shuttles for a ride through the golden gates.
Once inside, visitors can get a romantic peek at the existence from the singer that has been symbolic of Vegas since he first took the stage as a teen in the Fremont Hotel in 1959. The tour shows off his personal assortment of rare automobiles including cars formerly possessed by Johnny Cash and Steve McQueen along with a lifetime of memorabilia including gifts from buddies for example Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Jack Benny.
Furthermore, visitors can explore Newton?s rare Native American artifact collection, tour his private jet, and discover about Newton?s dedication to the military with rare military keepsakes rather than-before-seen letters to Newton from U.S. presidents displayed. Later on, visitors will be enchanted by Arabian horses within the well-outfitted equestrian facilities, additionally to the range of exotic creatures which are members of the Newton Family.
Following a tour, visitors may take home their very own keepsakes in the Shops at Shenandoah, situated within the Customer Center and including an accumulation of boutiques and legendary Wayne Newton merchandise. The businesses include Wayne?s World, a variety of Casa de Shenandoah and Newton t-t shirts, souvenirs and memorabilia Kat?s Korner, a stylish ladies? boutique named for Newton?s wife with stylish women?s apparel, jewellery and scents Lauren?s Lair, a pet-designed children?s shop named for Newton?s youngest daughter, will feature plush toys and t-t shirts for children to consider home their very own Boo and Charlie and also the Chance Village Gift Shop, where 100 % of proceeds visit support Chance Village, a nearby nonprofit serving grown ups with disabilities locally.
Around Casa de Shenandoah are self-paced and may vary from 1 hour 30 minutes to four hrs. Visitors can decide on a number of tour encounters, including upgrades which permit visitors to step within the Newton’s residence, full of hidden rooms and passageways, rare memorabilia, art along with a priceless crystal pool table, or move in time by having an intimate led tour of Newton?s childhood home. For that ultimate VIP experience, visitors may even have a meet-and-greet and guided tour with Mr. Las Vegas themself.
The Casa de Shenandoah Visitors Center is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with tours beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Tour prices start at $35, and special rates for groups, seniors, fan club members and military personnel are available. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to casadeshenandoah.com or call 702.776.7491. Casa de Shenandoah is located at 3310 Sunset Road, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89120.