Whether it’s on the diamond, at the speedway, on the hardwood court or inside the ice rink, Las Vegas has plenty of exhilarating live action on the horizon that’s the perfect complement to every sports fan’s Las Vegas adventure.

They’re back! The professional hockey team that took the sports world by storm in its inaugural season is ready for an encore and to renew its chase for the Cup! The Vegas Golden Knights headline an amazing fall schedule of live-action sports in Las Vegas, which also includes mixed martial arts, pro rodeo, college basketball, football and more! 

The Golden Knights returned to T-Mobile Arena for their regular-season opener Oct. 4 against Philadelphia. If you didn't make the opener, you’ll have plenty of chances to catch a game in Las Vegas in the upcoming months: Nov. 3 (vs. Carolina); Nov. 14 (vs. Anaheim); Nov. 16 (vs. St. Louis); Nov. 23 (vs. Calgary); Nov. 24 (vs. San Jose); Dec. 4 (vs. Washington); Dec. 6 (vs. Chicago); Dec. 9 (vs. Dallas); Dec. 20 (vs. New York Islanders); Dec. 22 (vs. Montreal); Dec. 23 (vs. Los Angeles); and Dec. 27 (vs. Colorado).

Conor McGregor made his first appearance in two years in the Octagon when he battled the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov on Oct. 6 in the main event of UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena. The top stars in mixed martial arts will also showcase their skills in Las Vegas on Dec. 29 at UFC 232. 

Saddle up and get ready for intense bull-riding excitement when the top riders descend on Las Vegas Nov. 7−11 for the PBR World Finals! Come early and check out the Western Gift Expo Nov. 2−10 at South Point, and get ready to see the world’s top bull riders compete all week long. The top cowboys on the planet will also compete in Las Vegas Dec. 6−15 when the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo returns. Las Vegas goes country through the event with Cowboy Christmas at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the intense all-around competition of NFR! 

Hoop dreams? Defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, led by Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, played against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in a preseason matchup on Oct. 10. Great college basketball action is also on tap as UCLA, Michigan State, North Carolina and Texas tip off the season at the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at The Orleans. You can also watch Washington State, New Mexico State, San Diego, Drake, Rider, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Northern Colorado, and Cal. State Northridge take the court Dec. 22−23 in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.

Run the Las Vegas Strip at Night! Join runners and spectators from around the globe in the world's largest nighttime running event. The Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, November 10 – 11, combines a world-class race course under dazzling neon lights with live, non-stop entertainment from start to finish.

College football fans, don’t miss the Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 15, featuring representatives from the Pac-12 and Mountain West conferences.

When it comes to live sports, Las Vegas is always the center of the action! 

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