March Madness 2022 – Las Vegas Turns into Hoops Heaven

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March Madness is the pinnacle for any basketball fan and while you can attend tournament games throughout the country or take the action in at home, but nothing creates an atmosphere quite like Las Vegas. March Madness tips off this year on March 17th (the round of 64) , but when it comes to Las Vegas there is more to experience than just showing up to watch the games.

Splash Magazines Worldwide is going to help you make the most of your Las Vegas experience so that you can enjoy all of the nonstop basketball action, last second buzzer beaters and wagers galore all while finding the best places to enjoy cocktails, world-class food and the biggest televisions in the world.

Station Casinos

Sunset Station

  • Club Madrid – On Thursday, March 17 and Friday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., 

Club Madrid will host a college basketball tournament viewing party. Doors open at 8 a.m. and there will be beverage specials offered throughout the day. 

Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa

  • Rocks Lounge – Thursday March, 17 through Sunday, March 20, Rocks Lounge will be a prime viewing destination for the college basketball tournament opening and second round games. Admission is free and table reservations are also available. 
    • To reserve a table please call (702) 797-7517 
  • Lucky Bar – Thursday March, 17 through Sunday, March 20, Lucky Bar will be a prime viewing destination for the college basketball tournament opening and second round games. Admission is free and table reservations are also available. 
    • To reserve a table please call (702) 797-7517 

Green Valley Ranch 

  • Estancia Ballroom – On Thursday, March 17 and Friday, March 18, Estancia Ballroom will host a college basketball tournament viewing party. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. and running until the end of the last game, it is free admission and open to the public. 

Palace Station

  • Tailgate Social Sports Bar & Grill  – Tailgate Social will host Buckets & Brews viewing parties for each weekend of the college basketball tournament from Thursday, March 17 through Monday, April 4. Tailgate’s Buckets and Brews parties will include food and beverage packages with drink options such as the Raging Bull with Grey Goose vodka, ginger beer, lime and smoked cherry syrup; the Buzzer Beater with Cazadores tequila, hibiscus, grapefruit liqueur and lime. Drinks can be paired with fan-worthy dishes including crispy style chicken wings with choice of sauce and more. 
  • The Buckets & Brews party schedule includes:
    • Round 1, March 17 and March 18 with a $95 food and beverage package 
    • Round 2, March 19 and March 20 with a $75 food and beverage package
    • Super 16, March 24 and March 25 with a $50 food and beverage package
    • Only 8, March 26 and March 27 with a $50 food and beverage package
    • Last 4 on April 2 with a $50 food and beverage package
    • Championship Game on April 4 with a $75 food and beverage package 
  • For reservations please click here or call (702) 221-6513

Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

  • SUGARCANE raw bar grill –  From March 17 through 20, SUGARCANE raw bar grill inside Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas will host its College Basketball Watch Party featuring multiple big-screen TVs around the restaurant and game day specials including $25 select pitchers, specialty cocktails and a la carte specials, in addition to their signature all day Menu. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, visit here.
SUGARCANE (Courtesy Allied Global Marketing)
  • The X Pot –  The X Pot inside Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas will offer lounge specials including $20 beer buckets for Corona or Coors, half off draft beers and 20% off lounge menu items. For reservations and more information, click here.
  • Yardbird Las Vegas – From March 3 through April 4, guests can enjoy delicious dining specials. The restaurant will offer a la carte menu items including:
    • Fried chicken & caviar made with Ossetra caviar and truffle citrus crème fraîche for $36
    • Yardbird chicken wings made twice-fried, tossed with louisiana hot sauce with housemade buttermilk ranch and house fries for $24
    • The great american burger made with short rib, brisket and chuck blend, double patty, house smoked pork belly, american cheese, house pickles and special sauce for $25
    • St. Louis ribs made hickory smoked with housemade BBQ sauce for $42

Guests can also enjoy beer bucket specials with options of six beers for $55 or 12 beers for $100.

If you are looking for plenty of televisions, great food and a wonderful selection of cocktails and beer, including a 96 ounce beer tower, head over to Henderson to the newly opened Craggy Range. While the Las Vegas strip is full of options, these generally have high dollar amounts that go with viewing the games, Craggy Range is open to anyone and everyone.

March Mania at The Front Yard

Basketball fans can celebrate March Madness with March Mania at Ellis Island from March 17th through the 20th! This year, the festivities are hosted in The Front Yard to bring all the great gameday vibes in the indoor-outdoor beer garden. Guests can watch the games on the big screen while enjoying unlimited food, Ellis Island beer, and select cocktails included in their ticket. Tickets prices start at $125, and guests can choose from morning, evening or day-long sessions. If you are looking for a setting that goes well beyond the normal March Madness experience, The Front Yard is the place to enjoy the games as well as their own wonderful lineup of beer. Tickets are available at Eventbrite

The Front Yard at Ellis Island

If you are looking for a truly unique March Madness experience, Awana Spa / Relaxation Foot Spa Lounge has a hoops experience like no one else. Awana Spa, the first of its kind destination on the Las Vegas Strip, invites guests for a unique game-viewing experience in their luxurious Relaxation Foot Spa Lounge. Guests can kick up their feet in a number of comfy reclining chairs and order a selection of light bites while they catch all the tournament action. For reservations and more information, click here

Awana Spa at Resorts World
  • Hoops & Hops will transform The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Belmont Ballroom into a reimagined viewing lounge from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 19. The venue will feature wall-to-wall stadium-style projection screens and 10 betting stations, in addition to a hardwood basketball court, interactive games, open bars, an extensive culinary menu and more. Additional viewing opportunities with specials will be available at the resort’s Holsteins Shakes & Buns and  CliQue Bar & Lounge.
  • Fremont Street Experience celebrates the March college basketball action with the world’s largest tournament bracket, totaling more than 130,000 square feet in downtown Las Vegas. From Thursday, March 17 through Monday, April 4, the six-block entertainment district will keep fans updated daily with a visual which will run every 15 minutes on the world’s largest single video screen, Viva Vision.
  • Authentic Bavarian biergarten Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas transforms into the Mad Haus for the NCAA action, with viewing parties from Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20, as well as Sunday, March 27 and Monday, April 4. Viewing opportunities come with guaranteed seating, all-you-can-eat selections from the venue’s menu, premium open bar and complimentary parking.
  • HyperX Arena at Luxor Hotel & Casino invites sports fans to catch all the action from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 19, with viewing opportunities on the venue’s LED video wall and TVs located throughout the venue. Small bites will be available for purchase, as well as group seating opportunities.
  • The LINQ Promenade will feature Hoops on the Strip viewing parties from Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20. The atmosphere will feature St. Patrick’s Day holiday and basketball decor along with a 19-foot-8 inch by 11-foot-1-inch LED video wall on the Fountain Stage showing all the top basketball games as well as pop-up interactive game stations for guests to enjoy a little competition. Hoops on the Strip offerings will take place throughout The LINQ as well at Off The Strip Bistro & BarameriCAN Beer & CocktailsTilted Kilt Pub and Eatery and Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar.
  • The Still Drafts, Crafts & Eats at The Mirage Hotel & Casino hosts Bracket & Beer viewing parties with food and beverage packages each weekend from Thursday, March 17 to Monday, April 4.
  • Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino’s Cabo Wabo Cantina offers game-day bites and cocktails beginning Tuesday, March 15. Games will be presented on TVs visible throughout the cantina, including a 200-inch video grid and 200-inch projection screen.
  • Select PT’s Taverns across the destination will offer a Nothin’ But Net Party Pack designed to feed groups, while all locations feature viewing, betting and food and drink specials.
  • The Venetian Resort Las Vegas presents March Mayhem viewing opportunities at Electra Cocktail Club from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 19. Visitors can watch the action on a 40-foot digital screen while enjoying bottle packages, cocktails, and bites from Moon Palace. The Grand Canal Shoppes’ SUGARCANE raw bar grill will host its college basketball watch party from Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20 featuring game day viewing paired with food and beverage specials; while the shopping destination’s The X Pot will also offer lounge specials including beer buckets, half-off draft beers and discounted lounge menu items.
  • Money, Baby! at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas offers viewing opportunities Thursday, March 17 through Monday, April 4, complete with 360-degree views of the action on more than 200 HDTVs. Premium table reservations are also available. Additional viewing opportunities with specials are available at ONE Steakhouse.

Sapphire Las Vegas, the world’s largest gentlemen’s club and adult entertainment complex, will transform into a seductive sports lounge with exclusive party packages for 2022 March Madness. Basketball fans can root for their favorite of 64 teams with multi-screen viewings, all-inclusive food and drink deals and of Sapphire entertainers in referee and cheerleader uniforms. With complimentary transportation to and from sports books and a room dedicated to the games, fans won’t be missing any of the action on (or off) the court!

Starting March 17th and continuing through March 20th, college basketball fans are being called out of their hotel rooms and off their couches and into Sapphire Las Vegas’ annual March Mayhem viewing parties. With Sapphire “March Mayhem” package options as low as $55, fans can indulge in a two-hour open bar every game day between 10am-6pm. With Las Vegas serving as the backdrop to America’s greatest sports binge, Sapphire rises to the March Madness occasion with complimentary transportation to and from sports books so guests can place their bets before heading back to Sapphire to watch the games.

Former NBA player Ricky Sobers will be on-hand to rally the crowd on March 18th. For the ultimate party, guests can purchase the following value packages including:

Game Day Open Bar – $55 per guest  

  • 2-hour Open Bar
  • College Hoops Daytime Special

The Tip Off – $225

  • Select 1 premium bottle with mixers and Red Bull
  • Choice of: Grey Goose Vodka or Patron Silver with other premium bottles available
  • College Hoops Daytime Special

The 3-Peat – $550

  • Select 2 premium bottles with mixers and Red Bull
  • Choice of: Grey Goose Vodka or Patron Silver with other premium bottles available
  • 1 Case of beer choice of: Heineken, Dos Equis, or Bud Light.
  • College Hoops Daytime Special

The Double Team – $699

  • Includes 10 entries to Sapphire for 2-hour Open Bar
  • Select 2 premium bottles with mixers and Red Bull
  • Choice of: Grey Goose Vodka or Patron Silver with other premium bottles available

All premium bottle package options are valid March 17th – April 4th from 10am-6pm and include complimentary cover, transportation to Sapphire, front of line admission and a VIP table on the main floor. Fans can visit sapphirelasvegas.com for more package options and to book their “March Mayhem” experience! 

The Dawg House Saloon & Sportsbook, right inside Resorts World Las Vegas, has sports, food and so much more. You have everything you need for March Madness to make this the best tournament ever. For more information, visit: Dawg House Saloon

One of the newest venues this year, is RedTail, located inside of Resorts World Las Vegas. RedTail is the lounge that was made for March Madness. To take a look inside, visit: RedTail. To purchase tickets, visit: TICKETS

Wendy’s and Adult Swim Bring Out-of-this-World Basketball Experience to Las Vegas with “Morty’s Mayhem”
The queen of fast food bets on Vegas with pop-up play and buzzer-beater deals this March!

Wendy’s® and Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty are teaming up to invite Las Vegas locals and basketball fans to get “schwifty” at the first-ever “Morty’s Mayhem” pop-up. Located in the East Garden Plaza at Resorts World Las Vegas, the immersive experience brings the show off the screen and onto The Strip with never-before-seen animations of Wendy’s breakfast characters in the Rick and Mortyuniverse, and the return of the elusive Pickle Rick Frosty®. Boom! Big reveal! While in the alternate universe, fans can also play and watch games, score exclusive swag and try items from Wendy’s delicious menu lineup.
The mayhem doesn’t stop there, Wendy’s is taking over the town with billboards and all-star roster of local deals, reminding fans it is the best fast food in the game:

WHEN:
The mayhem runs alongside the tournament, tipping off on Thursday, March 17, 2022, through Sunday, March 20, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. PST daily.
WHERE:
Located at Resorts World Las Vegas in the East Garden Plaza in front of the resort, directly off Las Vegas Blvd. at 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd in Las Vegas – this a shot you don’t want to miss. 
HOW:
The experience is FREE and open to the public, so run, don’t walk to join the “Mayhem.” Fans unable to make it to Resorts World Las Vegas can still score slam-dunk deals through the Wendy’s app all tournament long. 

Without question, one of the best sports books in Las Vegas, is actually located in Summerlin, but Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa is well worth the short ride or even better, it is an incredible place to stay. A breathtaking view of every game is available and there are plenty of options to eat and drink including the favorite of any beer drinker, Yard House as well as the beautiful Hearthstone. For more information, visit: Hearthstone

One of the newer venues that makes gameday an incredible experience is Tailgate Social inside of Palace Station. To read more about what the experience is like, visit: Splash Magazines. To book your table for March Madness, email: [email protected]

SAHARA Las Vegas invites fans to catch all the basketball action on March 17 and 18 at its “Hoop Madness” viewing parties at the brand-new AZILO Ultra Pool and Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar. In addition, AZILO Ultra Pool—which features a 240-foot LED video wall and William Hill mobile sports betting—will offer exclusive group reservation options for basketball fans from March 19 through April 4. In addition, guests at AZILO Ultra Pool can choose from a variety of group lily pad, day bed, table, cabana and bungalow reservation options from March 19 to April 4 from 10 a.m. to close, starting with a food-and-beverage minimum of $200. For hoops fans seeking a hotel stay at SAHARA Las Vegas, packages are available including a hotel room and general admission entry to “Hoop Madness.” Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar will also offer “Hoop Madness” specials on March 17 and 18 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

If you are looking for up to the minute venues or people looking to buy and sell tickets, visit Facebook and check out the March Madness in Las Vegas group.

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