- Cubs vs. Reds @ The Las Vegas Ballpark
- Pac-12 Conference Tournament @ T-Mobile Arena
- Once On This Island @ The Smith Center
- Water Lantern Festival @ Sunset Park
- Post Malone @ Grand Garden Arena
Spring is just a couple of weeks away and more tourists are beginning to flock to Las Vegas. As the weather improves, so do the events taking place in the city. As you might expect, there are some fantastic ones happening this week.
Sports and music fans, in particular, have some great things to look forward to. Here are five of the most exciting Las Vegas events happening this week.
Sunday, March 8th
Cubs vs. Reds
On Sunday at 1 pm, the Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds inside the Las Vegas Ballpark. It’s a preseason game, meaning it won’t have a real impact on the upcoming MLB season. Many analysts still predict a highly competitive match, though.
The Las Vegas Ballpark was opened in April of 2019 and is now one of the most impressive sporting venues in the city. For now, tickets to Sunday’s game are still available, starting at just $55. If you’re a baseball fan, this is the Las Vegas event for you!
Wednesday, March 11th
Pac-12 Conference Tournament
March is always an exciting time to be a college basketball fan. On Wednesday, the highly-anticipated Pac-12 conference tournament takes place inside the T-Mobile arena near the New York New York Hotel & Casino. It features the top teams in the Pac-12 competing for the conference title.
Most expect these games to draw in huge crowds. Even the best basketball betting experts are having a tough time predicting the outcome. Tickets for the tournament can still be purchased at around $200.
Once On This Island
Also taking place this Wednesday is the Broadway Hit, Once On This Island. It’s one of the most celebrated musicals in recent memory has just begun a new tour and Las Vegas is one of the first stops. This Wednesday’s show takes place inside the Smith Center in Downtown Las Vegas.
Once On This Island has already won a Tony Award and critics around the world give it universal acclaim. Those in Las Vegas have their chance to see the show, with tickets available at $180.
Saturday, March 14th
Water Lantern Festival
Every once in a while, a local event takes place in Las Vegas that draws the community together. That’s what happens during the annual Water Lantern Festival at Sunset Park. Hundreds gather around to cast their lanterns into the park’s lake, creating a stunning visual for everyone involved.
With Food trucks, live music, and great drinks, this is one of the best events in Las Vegas happening this week. Incredibly, tickets to the event cost just $25. Those looking to see a different side of Las Vegas will love this one!
Music fans in Las Vegas have been waiting to see Post Malone’s show for months. The iconic musician is set to perform inside the Grand Garden Arena at the MGM Grand at 8 pm. It should be a show for the ages.
Malone has produced a huge number of hits over the years including Sunflower, Circles, and Better Now. He’ll be performing this show in what’s expected to be a sold-out crowd. Fortunately, there are still some tickets available, starting at $225.
Obviously, these are just a few of the incredible events happening in Las Vegas this week. A huge number of great food and entertainment options will also be kicking off.
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