It’s that time of year again, and the casinos and bars are once again filled with sports fans. March Madness is usually one of the busy times of the year in Las Vegas since it frequently coincides with numerous conventions and events on and around the Strip. If you’re looking for great places to watch all the action, check out this list of viewing options below.
Where to Enjoy March Madness in Las Vegas
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod
Starting March 17, The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod has two great options for viewing all the NCAA Tournament's March mayhem. Sports fans can enjoy all-you-can-eat packages, two beers and a great place to watch the games at PT’s Wings & Sports and the View Lounge. If you’re hoping to lock in a good spot, make your reservations here.
Located inside the Luxor Hotel & Casino, HyperX Arena will host multiple viewing parties so fans can enjoy the games from the LED video wall and multiple screens throughout the venue. Viewing parties are scheduled for March 17, 18 and 19 and table seating is available for groups of 2-6 people on multiple levels of the space. Regular tickets for the viewing parties are $100 per person and include drink tickets and premium seating. VIP lounge access is also available to reserve, and reservations can be made here.
Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews
If you’re hoping to catch the game in between shopping and sightseeing, Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews in Town Square is a great place to do it. With 25 different types of wings, 50 types of burgers, 50 different brews and 30 screens, there’s not a bad seat in the house (or a wrong item on the menu). Reservations can be made in three-hour blocks for up to six people and include drink vouchers and a four-course game day menu for $100 per person. Additional details can be found here.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will be serving up game day eats, drinks and viewing on its multiple screens. Fans can enjoy menu items like the nacho platter and drinks like “Sammy’s Beach Bar” while watching the game on numerous flat-screen televisions arranged throughout the entire restaurant.
With several locations around Las Vegas, Shake Shack is a great spot for grabbing your game-day meals to enjoy at home. Fans can order for pick-up or delivery and enjoy several new limited-time menu items like the “Buffalo Chicken Sandwich,” “Buffalo Spiced Cheese Fries,” the “Wake & Shake,” “Blood Orange Citrusade,” “Hibiscus Lychee Punch,” “Chocolate Pie Shake” and “Kiwi Apple Limeade.”
Distill - A Local Bar & Remedy’s Tavern
The two popular local bars, Distill - A Local Bar & Remedy’s Tavern, have plenty of specials throughout Las Vegas. At select locations, diners can enjoy $15 beer buckets, $3 Mud Light and Michelob Ultra and food specials for $7 and $9. Food specials include the “Jalapeño Roast Beef Sliders,” “Smoked Brisket Quesadilla,” and the “Vegas Cheesesteak Fries.”
Electra Cocktail Club
Enjoy a classy cocktail experience at Electra Cocktail Club inside The Venetian Resort and enjoy the game with the "March Mayhem Package." The package includes a bottle from a select menu of spirits, a bucket of beers, Red Bulls and Fiji water and a box of delicious game-day bites from Celebrity Chef David Chang's Moon Palace. Reservations can be made here.
CliQue Bar & Lounge
Located inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, CliQue Bar & Lounge has premium tables and bar seating available for guests looking to enjoy the game and enjoy craft cocktails. VIP tables have multiple package items available, as do bar seats and high-tops. Group packages can be reserved as well, with additional details here.
The properties from Caesars Entertainment will be providing multiple ways for fans to enjoy all the NCAA action on screen. The Caesars Race & Sportsbooks at Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, The LINQ Hotel + Experience, Harrah’s Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas and The Cromwell will all be playing the games throughout the tournament. Find additional details and booking information here.
Caesars Palace- The sportsbook has bleacher seating and a VIP fan cave package available in addition to the regular seating and VIP offerings. The Montecristo Bar offers packages for tables of two to “fan caves” for up to ten. Stadia Bar can accommodate packages for up to ten, VISTA Cocktail Lounge and Alto Bar have packages for 2-8 people, and the Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis has packages too.
Flamingo Las VegasFlamingo Las Vegas & The Linq Hotel + Experience- Fans can enjoy the game poolside at the Go Pool (Flamingo Las Vegas) or Influence (The LINQ Hotel + Experience). A massive 20-by-11-foot wall will be displaying the games on opening weekend.
The Linq Promenade- An 86-inch screen will be showing the games on March 17-20 at The LINQ Promenade. Multiple restaurants have various food and beverage specials exclusively for the tournament days.
Harrah’s Las Vegas- Enjoy the games along with some fresh air and fun cocktails at Carnaval Court.
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino- Viewing packages are available at Heart Bar and Ringer Wings, Pizza & Sliders Sports Bar.
Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas
Enjoy German eats at the biergarten inside Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas for great viewing opportunities. The venue will be showing the tournament from March 17-March, March 27 and April 4. Half-day access is available for $150, and full-day access is priced at $250. Access includes seating, all-you-can-eat items from the food menu and a premium open bar. Fans can buy their tickets in advance here.
Located inside Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, ONE Steakhouse has fun dining specials exclusively for March Madness. Diners can enjoy Wagyu hot dogs topped with black truffles and pickled carrots alongside Excited State Pilsner from local company Able Baker Brewing. The special will be available from March 17 through March 20, and the combo is priced at $27. The restaurant will be showing all games throughout the tournament.
Locals and visitors can enjoy a variety of specials at Rampart Casino for March Madness. During any college game day from March 13-April 4, the property will be offering several specials. Guests who place basketball wagers in the casino will receive a coupon for Clubhouse Deli or the Market Place Buffet. Onsite bars will have various drink specials, including $2 draft beers and $15 beer buckets. Guests can also enjoy $2 hot dogs from the hot dog cart by the sportsbook. Last but not least, diners can enjoy the “Final Four” appetizer platter at Earl Grey Café for $19.99 (March 13, 19, 20, 26, 27).
Topgolf Las Vegas
If you’re hoping to catch the games but don’t want to miss out on your Vegas fun, make a visit to Topgolf Las Vegas. The entertainment venue will be playing the college games, and viewers can enjoy the games from various parts of the venue—including the hitting bays where you can practice your swing. Find information on pricing and reservations here.
With three current locations (and one opening very soon in Henderson), Nacho Daddy is a local favorite for great food and enjoying the game. Watch the action from the restaurant with numerous high-definition screens at all locations, or order for pick-up or delivery and enjoy all the eats from the comfort of home.
Emporium Arcade Bar Las Vegas
Enjoy a Hoops Shootout tournament, drink specials, classic games and viewing parties for the NCAA Tournament at Emporium Arcade Bar Las Vegas inside AREA15. The venue will be showing the games on screens situated throughout the venue with first-come, first-served seating from March 15 through April 4. Drink specials include $5 Fireball shots and $10 Clase Azul shots. The Hoops Shootout contests will take place on March 25, March 26 and April 2, with matches every hour from 5 p.m. to midnight. Hungry visitors can order food from Todd English's The Beast inside AREA15.
Grand Canal Shoppes
Visitors looking for some easy March Madness viewing can find several options at the Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian Resort. SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill will have game-day specials from March 17-20, and The X Pot will have several beverage specials for viewers. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar has several menu specials through April 4 in addition to beer bucket specials for sports fans.
Resorts World Las Vegas
Resorts World Las Vegas has viewing events from casual to upscale.
Enjoy craft and classic cocktails with your March Madness viewing at Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge and Eight Lounge. The venues will be hosting “Battle of the Brackets” viewing events from March 17 through March 20. Guests at Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge can reserve beverage packages and reserve seating for the morning, afternoon or all day. Eight Lounge will have similar seating options indoors and on the terrace. Cigar and beverage packages will be available to reserve.
For a more casual viewing experience, the “Battle of the Brackets” event is also available at Redtail. Dawg House Saloon has several viewing packages along with food and beverage specials throughout the tournament.
Carversteak is serving up the “March to Victory” cocktail exclusively during March Madness. The cocktail includes Jameson Old Fashion Orange, cardamom and chocolate bitters, orange peel, mint and a basketball ice sphere.
The Downtown Grand in Downtown Las Vegas and its adjacent venues have a slew of March Madness events. The casino has a "Baby Got Bucks" slot tournament from March 17-19, along with the floor's "Instant Millionaire" program and $1 Blackjack. Players can earn vouchers good for the $$9.99 Prime Rib Dinner or 50% off select menu items at Freedom Beat. Exclusively for March mania, the casino has several drink specials, including $5 Bud Light or Michelob Ultra drafts. If you're enjoying brunch at Freedom Beat, check out the bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa specials for $14. The Furnace Bar and the Citrus Grand Pool Deck also have numerous drink specials for March Madness.
Guest at various Sation Casino properties can enjoy viewing events around the Las Vegas valley. Sunset Station will host viewing on March 17 and March 18 at Club Madrid from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guests at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa can find viewing events at the Rocks Lounge and Lucky Bar from March 17 to March 20. Guests at Green Valley Ranch Resort can find viewing parties on March 17 and March 18 at the Estancia Ballroom. Guests at Palace Station can enjoy viewing at Tailgate Social Sports Bar & Grill from March 17 to April 4 with exclusive food and drink specials.