The sports action around Las Vegas is in high gear this season. Whether it’s extra innings for baseball or game-winning slapshots on the ice, here’s a list of sporting events – and places to watch sports – you won’t want to miss.
GO KNIGHTS GO!
The Vegas Golden Knights keep their incredible fourth season skating smoothly at T-Mobile Arena through early May. The team’s regular season play has been on fire, so expect to see them in the postseason.
Catch all of the Nitro action as the top names in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals April 16–18.
HEY BATTER, BATTER
Baseball season kicks off in May at the Las Vegas Ballpark located in Downtown Summerlin. Home to the Las Vegas Aviators, the colossal minor league stadium is equipped with 10,000 seats, exciting amenities, stellar food options, and many other surprises. And you’ll never miss a second of the game, thanks to the 31-foot-high and 126-foot-wide big screen. Beat the heat and catch a game from the pool in the outfield.
Hit the pitch with the Las Vegas Lights Football Club when the team’s fourth season kicks off on May 5 in Los Angeles. The first United Soccer League to play in Las Vegas will hold their 2021 season home opener on June 5 at Cashman Field. Make sure to get a picture with Dollie and Dottie, the official llamas of the Lights FC.
NOTHING BUT NET
Basketball fans can cheer on the WNBA Las Vegas Aces at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The first professional women’s basketball team in Nevada hits the court for their fourth season in May. With game day fun and family-friendly entertainment, you’re sure to have a ball.
Can’t decide what event to go to? Or you’d rather stay in one place and catch ALL the sports? Don’t worry, Las Vegas has a plethora of options to choose from.
Check out Stadium Swim at Circa Resort & Casino, the country’s largest pool destination for sports lovers. Chill out in one of six pools on three levels for the perfect view of the 143-foot-wide x 40-foot-high, 14-million-megapixel LED screen showing the day’s hottest games and televised events.
Not into the whole overwhelming thing? The Front Yard at Ellis Island just off the Strip is a two-story indoor/outdoor beer garden with an 18-foot big screen and multiple HD TVs to watch the game. Add in the house-brewed beer and menu of elevated bar food, and you have a great sports day ahead.
Topgolf Las Vegas is one of the most exciting places to watch the game any season. Enjoy drinks and shareable snacks, then hit a few balls in one of the more than 100 climate-controlled hitting bays any time during the game. Did we mention that you won’t miss a moment of the action on the 48-foot video wall?
For an only-in-Vegas sports-watching experience, head to Intrigue Sports Lounge at Wynn Las Vegas –open on Sunday only. Passionate sports fans will love the space, featuring 22 oversized HDTVs, giant screen, cocktails and bottle service, a DJ to hype the crowd, classic game-day food, and VIP passes to Wynn’s Race and Sports Book.
Look no further than Golden Circle Sportsbook & Bar at Treasure Island Las Vegas for a fun, casual place to watch all the sporting events. Sports enthusiasts can kick back and enjoy the venue, featuring a massive video wall, more than 20 HDTVs, cocktails and craft beer, classic game-day food, and daily beer and drink specials.
Other incredible sportsbook – and sports viewing – options include the Westgate SuperBook, The Book at The LINQ Hotel + Experience, Circa Sportsbook at The D, The Race & Sports Book at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, BetMGM Sportsbook at The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas where you’ll find different lines, unique betting setups, fan caves, VIP seating, and more.
No matter who you root for or where you are in Las Vegas, you’ll always have a place to cheer on your team.