11 Things To Do in Vegas When You Come for a Raiders Game

So, you’re in Vegas for a Raiders game? While any trip to Sin City is sure to be action-packed, we’ve curated a list for the football fan and friendly competition-loving individual we’re assuming you are. Whether you’re here for the day or checked into the Sahara Hotel, there’s always a need to find the best things to do. We got ’em.

Take a behind the scenes tour of Allegiant Stadium

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Allegiant Stadium
3333 Al Davis Way
Las Vegas, NV 89118

For just $59 to $80—the latter includes a “Drink and a View”—you will get to take part in a 75-minute guided tour of Allegiant stadium. While experiences may change slightly based on availability,  it is likely that you will see inside the Ubeo Press Conference Room, Raiderette and Raiders Locker Rooms, and Broadcast Booth. You will get to see the Al Davis Memorial Torch up close and personal and have the opportunity to step out onto the field. It’s an incredibly unique experience reserved for true Raiders fans.

Head to their website to purchase your tour tickets today. Specific times can sell out, especially during football season. Tours typically start at 9 a.m. and run through the evening.

Enjoy a cold one at Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas

Beer Park
3655 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

For an open-air sports viewing experience, Beer Park is the place to be. Situated rooftop of Paris Las Vegas, you can people-watch, be mesmerized by the Bellagio fountains across the street and eat some of the best wings in Vegas. The property has over 75 TVs and a variety of bar games to partake in. It also has well over 100 draft and bottle beers.

Beer Park is a sports bar in Las Vegas that is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Paris Las Vegas (from USD $143 )

Bring the intrigue and excitement of a European vacation right to your room, at Paris Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Grab your gear at The Raider Image

The Raider Image inside the Galleria Mall in Henderson
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Fashion Show Mall
3200 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Galleria at Sunset
1300 W Sunset Rd #1717
Henderson, NV 89014

You simply cannot be a part of the Raider Nation without the proper gear. Head to the official team store, The Raider Image, at Fashion Show Mall prior to game time to find the perfect pairing of black and silver to make sure the visiting team knows that the Raiders have the fans on their side. Another location for this branded shop is inside the Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson.

Mall hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Take a swing at Topgolf

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Topgolf is located behind MGM Grand
4627 Koval Ln
Las Vegas, NV 89109

TopShot, TopChip, TopPressure, TopScramble—whatever your game of choice is, Topgolf will bring out the competitor in all of us. Nothing like a little healthy competition in the morning to get us amped up for an evening at the stadium. In addition to some golf, they also offer a delicious menu and TVs in your private bay.

Topgolf is open Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 a.m..

MGM Grand Las Vegas (from USD $47 )

If you wish to stay at one of the most massive and most classic Las Vegas resorts, choose the MGM Grand for your next trip.

Come to Vegas for football, stay for some arts and crafts

Throughout the football season, the Las Vegas Raiders like to show off the artwork of their incredible fans. Pickup some art supplies at the hotel gift shop, order room service and unleash your creativity. Submit your artwork and view the Fan Art Gallery on the Raiders website by clicking here.

Visit the world’s largest sportsbook

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8 Fremont Street Experience
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Up until Circa Resort & Casino opened, this would have been at Westgate, but the new, 3-story experience now finds itself at the top of the pack. Circa, Vegas’ only adults-only resort makes room for upwards of 1,000 of your closest friends to enjoy up to 24 different sports across the 40 foot tall and 120 foot wide screen. Learn more about Circa and make your Sportsbook reservations here.

The Sportsbook at Circa is open 24 hours.

Find out why the Mob Museum made this list

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Mob Museum
300 Stewart Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Even Vegas museums are in on the football fun. As you take a self-guided tour through the 41,000 square foot, award-winning Mob Museum in Downtown Las Vegas, you’ll be introduced to numerous characters that played an integral role in sports betting in America. From the NBA to the MLB to FIFA, mob ties can be found across the board throughout history.

They are open 365 days a year from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pre-game at Mandalay Bay and Luxor

Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Luxor Hotel & Casino
3900 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Let’s be honest, gameday traffic is going to be a nightmare. Why drive, or even Uber for that matter, when Mandalay Bay and Luxor are a “Stadium Walk” away? There you will find plenty of action at the Bud Light Beer Garden by way of beer, food trucks and live entertainment. To top it off, you can pre-pay for a guaranteed parking spot easily, right from their website.

Luxor Las Vegas (from USD $79 )

While many of the properties along the Strip follow traditional architecture, Luxor is located inside its legendary black glass pyramid.

Annihilate Your Friends on the 1949 Chicago Coin Ccm Football Pinball Machine

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Pinball Hall of Fame
4925 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Head to the south end of the Strip and embrace your inner child at the Pinball Hall of Fame. Hundreds of pinball machines await including a 1973 Gottlieb Pro Football machine. There are plenty of other sports related games and more. Check out their complete list of pinball machines on the website.  

They are open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Enjoy some dessert at the ARIA Patisserie

Chocolate tiger at ARIA Patisserie
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ARIA Resort & Casino
3730 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89158

While we can’t be sure what they have planned for the upcoming season, last year the ARIA Patisserie treated guests to life-sized pastry creations of Raiders Quarterback, Derek Carr and Tight End, Darren Waller. They also made replicas of the Allegiant Stadium and the Al Davis torch. And while these weren’t for eating, they sold silver and black cakes for customers to enjoy.

Fingers crossed they create something special again, like the 2021 displays.

ARIA Patisserie is open 24 hours.

ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas (from USD $100 )

Let the cool blue windows and modern architecture of ARIA transport you into a stay within the cutting edge of elegance.

Tailgate at Allegiant Stadium

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If you want the complete Raiders experience, you’re going to find yourself tailgating at Allegiant Stadium. Ticket holders can snag one of the 6,000 plus available spots in the Modelo Tailgate Zone.

There’s one thing we know for sure—Raider Nation knows how to have an epic tailgate party.

For more sports fun—and to plan your next trip to Vegas for the big game—check out where to have fun and watch March Madness in Las Vegas.

Frequently Asked Questions About Things To Do in Las Vegas During a Raiders Game

How much am I going to have to spend on parking?

Depending on where you’re staying and how far you’re willing to walk, you might not have to pay a dime. However, if you plan to park at Allegiant Stadium, you can expect to pay upwards of $100 on game day. Free parking is available at select hotels on the Strip, and there are also transportation options for going back and forth between locations.

How do I get tickets to a game?

Your best bet is going to be at Raiders.com. They will have a variety of options including single game tickets and resale options when they come available, to avoid getting scammed on other platforms. Only purchase tickets through a reputable ticketing service.

What hotels are closest to Allegiant Stadium?

If you want to stay on the Las Vegas Strip, but still be walking distance to the stadium, you’re going to want a room on the south end of the Strip. Best options include Delano Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and Luxor Hotel & Casino. The Luxor is the most budget friendly of those options and Delano the most upscale.

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