The FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX 2023 is quickly approaching! Nov. 16-18, 2023, Formula 1 will take over the destination, turning the Strip and surrounding areas into an F1 circuit for an epic, unrivaled showdown!
So how do you skillfully navigate Vegas to ensure that you’re prepared for an experience of a lifetime? Here are some suggestions to help keep you and your group on course for where to stay, what to do and where to eat in Las Vegas.
Set Your Expectations
Prepare to watch Oracle Red Bull Racing, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team and Scuderia Ferrari, and other teams, compete in the first-ever race down the Las Vegas Strip! Taking place over the course of three days, the first two will be practice and qualifying sessions, and the third day is the official race day. The track is 3.8 miles and will pass world-famous landmarks, casinos and hotels, reaching estimated top speeds of 212 mph.
During race weekend, J Balvin, Major Lazer, Mark Ronson and more will be taking the stage in the T-Mobile Zone at The Sphere. Additionally, iconic Las Vegas entertainers, such as Blue Man Group and Cirque du Soleil, will be joining the festivities with performances of their own. Separately, Sports Illustrated will host a celebration on Saturday, Nov. 18, hosted by David Beckham and Shaquille O’Neal at Club SI, bringing fans into the heart of the action. This culmination of energy, hype and excitement can only be experienced in Vegas.
Tickets and Hospitality
Choose from two Las Vegas room and F1 ticket packages at Bellagio and ARIA Resort & Casino – Bellagio Fountain Club offers an exclusive, luxury experience with a three-day race ticket included and meet and greets with F1 ambassadors, while the PG1 Main Grandstand package includes a four-day race ticket, complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages, and premium views of the start/finish line.
The Nobu Sky Villa Emperor package at Caesars Palace is VIP to the max – access to an expansive 10,300-square-foot, three-bedroom villa with a 4,700-square-foot terrace situated right above the Las Vegas Strip. It includes 12 Paddock Club tickets to the inaugural race; two tickets to Weekends with Adele; spa services for six; a personal driver; a VIP host; and a private dining experience for 12 with Michelin-star chef Nobu Matsuhisa.
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is offering various packages, including a premier experience featuring three nights at its resort and three-day Grandstand tickets in the T-Mobile Zone at The Sphere, which offers incredible views of a corner turn on the track.
FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX packages at Resorts World Las Vegas include a premium room or one-bedroom suite, and two Grandstand tickets in T-Mobile Zone at The Sphere or shared hospitality tickets in the Skybox or Paddock Club. The packages also include VIP transportation to and from the airport, a three-night minimum stay and $200 hotel beverage credit.
Get Revved Up
Now you’re ready for adventure. Get behind the wheel at Dream Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and experience the thrill of driving the world’s largest and fastest selection of exotic supercars, such as Lamborghini, Ferrari and Porsche GT. Keep your adrenaline pumping and see the Las Vegas Strip at night from high above with Maverick Helicopters. Enjoy luxurious comfort with individual leather seats and incredible views.
For more thrills, check out the SlotZilla Zipline, an 11-story slot machine-inspired zipline attraction at the Fremont Street Experience. While you’re there, be sure to check out the Viva Vision Light Show, the world’s largest digital display suspended above Fremont Street’s pedestrian mall. It measures 1,375 feet long and 90 feet wide, with free light and sound shows starting at 6 p.m. nightly. You’ll also catch free, live entertainment on Fremont Street’s stages.
Relax and rejuvenate at the The Spa at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas with an exclusive massage and customized treatments, including facials and body wraps. This retreat-themed spa features garden suites, couples’ rooms and a juice bar on site. Afterward, shop in a curated collection of more than 50 of the finest luxury brands on the Las Vegas Strip at The Shops at Crystals.
You’re sure to work up a hearty appetite having fun watching Formula 1 in Las Vegas! Fortunately, there are limitless restaurants to take your culinary experience to new heights. Case in point: Top of the World at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower. This iconic restaurant features a dining room that revolves 360 degrees every 80 minutes to give you the most spectacular views of the Las Vegas Valley. The award-winning menu of steaks and seafood is accompanied by fresh and seasonal ingredients. Catch an insider’s view below!
Indulge in Asian-inspired dishes including sushi, steak, seafood, a raw bar, soups and salads inside FUHU at Resorts World Las Vegas. Immerse yourself in its indoor and outdoor spaces, multidimensional design with retro accents and Chinese-inspired décor. For innovative Japanese cooking with high-quality ingredients, reserve a seat at NOBU at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and feast on Nobu tacos and hot and cold dishes, including seafood and A5 wagyu beef, vegetable sides and sushi.
For a groundbreaking culinary night out, dine at the award-winning, Bazaar Meat by José Andrés at SAHARA Las Vegas. Set in a luxurious and striking atmosphere, this carnivorous, shared plate experience is sure to impress all patrons. With a raw and cooked meat bar, a fire pit and more, there’s no doubt, that you’ll enjoy rich, flavorful dishes.
Celebrate a Victory, Vegas Style
Your F1 experience in Las Vegas wouldn’t be complete without a night out at Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with its three rooms, each with its own musical experience. The Marquee Boombox, a one-of-a-kind rooftop deck pool, offers high-speed corner views of the race. Or, there’s Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell Las Vegas, a luxurious rooftop nightclub with breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip.