What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas!
We have all heard that, and have found mentions of the crazy trip that is Las Vegas, in a lot of Hollywood blockbusters. The gambling capital of the world needs no introduction. Casinos, clubs, and everything in between stores loads of secrets and the wildest fantasies come to life in the “sin city”. While most people come here for the fun it promises, sports lovers would not be disappointed. Las Vegas truly has something for everyone, and in sports too, there is a lot of variety to pick from.
While most popular for its extravagance, Las Vegas has long been home to various ivy league sports events. Depending on what time of the year you choose to go to Vegas, there could be a different fervour of American sports waiting for you.
So, in this article, we have prepared a rundown of a regular sports year in Las Vegas to help you plan out your trip. You could also make use of travel services such as Sports Where I am, which has been especially crafted for sports lovers, to further plan out your Las Vegas trip.
“Barren” isn’t the first word you would think of while talking about Las Vegas, but it so happens that Vegas is situated in the middle of a desert. The summers are low tourist season for a reason. However, that means you could also get cheap flights and accommodation in the peak heat months.
Moreover, you wouldn’t be out there alone, you would get a chance to watch basketball home games, along with UFC and boxing trials. In the basketball trials, you could sweat it out with the players in the open, or if you would like an AC stadium, head to the UFC game.
If you visit Vegas during the fall, you have a chance of seeing the locals out and about cheering on the streets. Did you know that Las Vegas now has its own NHL team, the Golden Knights! Less than two years old, the team has already managed to qualify Stanley Cup Finals, and thus, no doubt that the locals are pretty pumped about their home team. Nothing like enjoying a sport among true sports fans, right!
Moreover, if you are a football fan, or as they call it “soccer” in the US, Las Vegas Football stadium would be inaugurated in the 2020 fall. It’s always special to watch a game at a fresh new stadium!
This’ the season of dramatic sports! Christmas and New Year celebrations are one reason why people come to Vegas in the winter, but the other reason is the National Finals RODEO! An event that has been year after year hosted in the iconic Thomas & Mack Center, sees visitors from all corners of the globe.
This 10-day sports event is no less than a festival in its true sense. The best part is you don’t need to know much about the games in advance, you just have to ensure your seats have a great view and you don’t miss a second of it. In rodeo, things can change in the blink of an eye.
Vegas takes its baseball very seriously. While you may not find flowers blossoming in the Vegas desert, you would feel the spring energy come to life as thousands of baseball fans flock to the recent $150 investment for a playground, the Aviators.
This stadium has come as a major reboot to the previous grounds of their Triple-A team and boasts of the appetizing gourmet section, comforting air-conditioned seats, and yes, the largest LED board belonging to a baseball ground! Of course, the LED banners make Aviators easily distinguishable, in case the loud chants of baseball lovers weren’t enough!